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Entries Open: COVID Business Response Awards

Last Date Oct 9, 2020

SVUS PR World Awards –

India Representative: BizNewsConnect

(https://svusawards.com/2020/08/24/biznewsconnect/)

There is no fee in for these categories:

C. Achievements | In-House and Agency Awards Categories Group

D1. Agency of the Year Awards Categories Group

D2. Startup Agency of the Year Awards Categories Group

H. COVID-19 Business Response Awards Categories Group

Last Chance Entry Deadline is October 9, 2020.

Check it out:

https://prworldawards.com/about/#H-COVID-19-Business-Response-Awards

About

Call for Entries! Open to both in-house and agencies, the annual PR World Awards® is a premier recognition program that culminates with a Red-Carpet Awards Gala each year.

The PR World Awards trophy is one of the world’s most coveted prizes. Since 2003 the SVUS (Silicon Valley United States) Awards have been conferred for business achievements to individuals and organizations of every size and from all over the world.

Who can participate? Any organization’s In-house professionals and teams, and all agencies such as: Advertising agencies, Branding agencies, Design agencies, Direct Marketing agencies, Full Service agencies, Internet and Digital agencies, Marketing agencies, Media Planning & Buying agencies, Promotional agencies, Public Relations agencies, Social Media agencies, new agencies.

Overview

10th Annual 2020 PR World Awards

Category Groups

This awards program has the following Category Groups under which there are multiple categories in which entries can be submitted.

A. Executive, Management, and Professional Awards Categories Group
B. Team of the Year | In-House and Agency Awards Categories Group
C. Achievements | In-House and Agency Awards Categories Group NO FEE
D1. Agency of the Year Awards Categories Group NO FEE
D2. Startup Agency of the Year Awards Categories Group NO FEE
E. Creativity, Communications & Collateral Awards Categories Group
F. New Product, Service, Upgrade, and Innovation Awards Categories Group
G. Milestone Awards Categories Group
H. COVID-19 Business Response Awards Categories Group (NO FEE)

 

October 9 | Last chance entry deadline

 

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Awards Timeline

There are 4 deadlines and the fees increase after each deadline.

  • March 13, 2020 | Early-Bird entry deadline
  • June 19, 2020 | Regular entry deadline
  • July 10, 2020 | Late entry deadline
  • October 9, 2020 | Last chance entry deadline
  • October 13, 2020 | Winners notified in 2020 PR World Awards 
  • November 2020 | Awards Ceremony – Winners will be presented and honored in a virtual ceremony
  • Judging from March 27 to October 11, 2020

 

Early-Bird entry deadline

Regular entry deadline

Late entry deadline

Last chance entry deadline

Original Fees Discounted by

25%

15%

5%

-

         

Fees for Categories Groups: C, D, and H

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE

         

Fees for Categories Groups: A, and E

$285

$323

$361

$380

         

Fees for Categories Groups: B, F, and G

$435

$493

$551

$580

FAQs

Are organizations/companies from any where in the world eligible to participate?
Yes, companies from any where in the world can participate. Organizations/ companies do not need to have any office in San Francisco or USA to participate.

Our company won in the past. Are we eligible to participate again this year?
Yes, companies that won in the past are eligible to apply again this year. Most companies do participate again each year.

Can we apply in the same category as previous year?
Yes, applying in the same category is recommended. New entrants and a wider spectrum of judges determine the winners each year. So winners may be same or change in each category depending upon the scores. You may also submit nominations in more categories this time. 

Is there a fee to apply? Do all the categories have an entry fee?
Your fees, sponsorships, and volunteering help fund the programs. This is a premier “Business Awards” program and involves specialized resources from all over the world. Most categories do have fees which increase with each deadline. There are some categories that have no fees. The earlier you submit your nominations, the more you can save on fees.

Do we have to attend the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony to win?
Attendance is not a must to win. Attendance is however highly recommended for the benefit of finalists who have worked particularly hard to gain recognition and the prestigious award that they will be honored with during the ceremony. At the awards ceremony our team of photo and video professionals will work with the attendees to create content that can be promoted for several months after this event. This content will be made available complimentary to all the attendees after the event.

Can we submit nominations and volunteer as a judge too?
Yes. However as a judge you will not be able to score your own nominations.

How can we order additional copies of trophies, medallions, and plaques?
Any number of additional custom engraved trophies, medallions, or plaques can be ordered online for current or any of the previous years in which your organization won.

A. Executive, Management, and Professional Awards Categories Group

Why enter? This section recognizes In-House or Agency executives and professionals in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Communications Maverick of the Year, Marketing Innovator of the Year, Public Relations, and Investor Relations.

Eligibility: In-House or Agency executives and professionals.

Winning Tips: Nominate executives and professionals locally and from other regions and countries where you have offices.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • Entry Title (this could be same as one most important achievement that is being nominated)
  • One Most Important Achievement (in 10 words or less)
  • Who is being recognized for this nomination? Choose here one of these: “An individual” or A group of people” and list all the names. If no person/people being recognized then select “No one in particular”.
  • Nominated Company-Organization
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this company-organization is based
  • You may submit either “an essay of 650 words” or “a video of 5 minutes” that explains the nominated achievements. It’s not necessary to submit both options. The video and submitted content must be in English only.
  • Summarize in not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition.
  • Nominated Company-Organization’s Website URL
  • Optional but highly recommended. Maximum of 10 website URLs and 10 attachments can be added as supporting content and material.

A001 Chief Communication Officer | Business Role Model of the Year
A002 Chief Communication Officer | Champion of the Year
A003 Chief Communication Officer | Communicator of the Year
A004 Chief Communication Officer | Creative of the Year
A005 Chief Communication Officer | Influencer of the Year
A006 Chief Communication Officer | Leader of the Year
A007 Chief Communication Officer | Market Maker of the Year
A008 Chief Communication Officer | Mentor of the Year
A009 Chief Communication Officer | Metrics Driven of the Year
A010 Chief Communication Officer | Result-Oriented of the Year
A011 Chief Communication Officer | Rising Star of the Year
A012 Chief Communication Officer | Team Builder of the Year
A013 Chief Communication Officer | Transformation Leader of the Year
A014 Chief Communication Officer | Visionary of the Year
A015 Chief Communication Officer | Wise Arbiter of the Year
A016 Chief Marketing Officer | Business Role Model of the Year
A017 Chief Marketing Officer | Champion of the Year
A018 Chief Marketing Officer | Communicator of the Year
A019 Chief Marketing Officer | Creative of the Year
A020 Chief Marketing Officer | Influencer of the Year
A021 Chief Marketing Officer | Leader of the Year
A022 Chief Marketing Officer | Market Maker of the Year
A023 Chief Marketing Officer | Mentor of the Year
A024 Chief Marketing Officer | Metrics Driven of the Year
A025 Chief Marketing Officer | Result-Oriented of the Year
A026 Chief Marketing Officer | Rising Star of the Year
A027 Chief Marketing Officer | Team Builder of the Year
A028 Chief Marketing Officer | Transformation Leader of the Year
A029 Chief Marketing Officer | Visionary of the Year
A030 Chief Marketing Officer | Wise Arbiter of the Year
A031 Chief Public Relations Officer | Business Role Model of the Year
A032 Chief Public Relations Officer | Champion of the Year
A033 Chief Public Relations Officer | Communicator of the Year
A034 Chief Public Relations Officer | Creative of the Year
A035 Chief Public Relations Officer | Influencer of the Year
A036 Chief Public Relations Officer | Leader of the Year
A037 Chief Public Relations Officer | Market Maker of the Year
A038 Chief Public Relations Officer | Mentor of the Year
A039 Chief Public Relations Officer | Metrics Driven of the Year
A040 Chief Public Relations Officer | Result-Oriented of the Year
A041 Chief Public Relations Officer | Rising Star of the Year
A042 Chief Public Relations Officer | Team Builder of the Year
A043 Chief Public Relations Officer | Transformation Leader of the Year
A044 Chief Public Relations Officer | Visionary of the Year
A045 Chief Public Relations Officer | Wise Arbiter of the Year
A046 Advertising Executive of the Year
A047 Advertising Innovator of the Year
A048 Advertising Lifetime Achievement Award
A049 Advertising Maverick of the Year
A050 Advertising Professional of the Year
A051 Branding Executive of the Year
A052 Branding Innovator of the Year
A053 Branding Lifetime Achievement Award
A054 Branding Maverick of the Year
A055 Branding Professional of the Year
A056 Communications Executive of the Year
A057 Communications Innovator of the Year
A058 Communications Lifetime Achievement Award
A059 Communications Maverick of the Year
A060 Communications Professional of the Year
A061 Marketing Executive of the Year
A062 Marketing Innovator of the Year
A063 Marketing Lifetime Achievement Award
A064 Marketing Maverick of the Year
A065 Marketing Professional of the Year
A066 Public Relations Executive of the Year
A067 Public Relations Innovator of the Year
A068 Public Relations Lifetime Achievement Award
A069 Public Relations Maverick of the Year
A070 Public Relations Professional of the Year
A071 Social Media Executive of the Year
A072 Social Media Innovator of the Year
A073 Social Media Lifetime Achievement Award
A074 Social Media Maverick of the Year
A075 Social Media Professional of the Year

B. Team of the Year | In-House and Agency Awards Categories Group

Why enter? This section recognizes In-House or Agency teams. The teams could be either only In-House, Agency, or together (In-House + Agency).

Eligibility: In-House or Agency teams consisting of any of executives and professionals in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media/Digital, and Investor Relations.

Winning Tips: Nominate teams in vertical markets and also locally and from other regions and countries where you have offices.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • Entry Title (this could be same as one most important achievement that is being nominated)
  • One Most Important Achievement (in 10 words or less)
  • Who is being recognized for this nomination? Choose here one of these: “An individual” or A group of people” and list all the names. If no person/people being recognized then select “No one in particular”.
  • Nominated Company-Organization
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this company-organization is based
  • You may submit either “an essay of 650 words” or “a video of 5 minutes” that explains the nominated achievements. It’s not necessary to submit both options. The video and submitted content must be in English only.
  • Summarize in not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition.
  • Nominated Company-Organization’s Website URL
  • Optional but highly recommended. Maximum of 10 website URLs and 10 attachments can be added as supporting content and material.

B001 Team of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
B002 Team of the Year | Aerospace & Defense
B003 Team of the Year | Artificial Intelligence
B004 Team of the Year | Automotive, Transportation, Storage, and Logistics
B005 Team of the Year | Banking
B006 Team of the Year | Business Products
B007 Team of the Year | Business Services
B008 Team of the Year | Chemicals
B009 Team of the Year | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet
B010 Team of the Year | Conglomerates
B011 Team of the Year | Consulting
B012 Team of the Year | Consumer Products – Durables
B013 Team of the Year | Consumer Products – Non-Durables
B014 Team of the Year | Consumer Services
B015 Team of the Year | Diversified Services
B016 Team of the Year | Education and Training
B017 Team of the Year | Electronics
B018 Team of the Year | Energy & Utilities
B019 Team of the Year | Engineering and Technology
B020 Team of the Year | Environmental Products and Services
B021 Team of the Year | Export & Import
B022 Team of the Year | Fashion, Beauty, Apparel & Accessories
B023 Team of the Year | Financial
B024 Team of the Year | Food & Beverage
B025 Team of the Year | Healthcare Products & Services
B026 Team of the Year | Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure
B027 Team of the Year | Industrial Goods
B026 Team of the Year | Information Technology Cloud/SaaS
B027 Team of the Year | Information Technology Hardware
B028 Team of the Year | Information Technology Hybrid
B029 Team of the Year | Information Technology Services
B030 Team of the Year | Information Technology Software
B031 Team of the Year | Insurance
B032 Team of the Year | Legal
B033 Team of the Year | Manufacturing
B034 Team of the Year | Media & Entertainment
B035 Team of the Year | Metals, Mining, and Material
B036 Team of the Year | Non-Profit or Government Organizations
B037 Team of the Year | Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
B038 Team of the Year | Real Estate and Construction
B039 Team of the Year | Retail
B040 Team of the Year | Security Cloud/SaaS
B041 Team of the Year | Security Hardware
B042 Team of the Year | Security Services
B043 Team of the Year | Security Software
B044 Team of the Year | Telecommunications
B045 Team of the Year | Training
B046 Team of the Year | Wholesale & Distribution
B047 Team of the Year | Others
B048 Team of the Year | Africa
B049 Team of the Year | Asia-Pacific
B050 Team of the Year | Canada
B051 Team of the Year | China
B052 Team of the Year | Europe
B053 Team of the Year | Germany
B054 Team of the Year | India
B055 Team of the Year | Latin America
B056 Team of the Year | Middle-East
B057 Team of the Year | USA
B058 Team of the Year | Australia and New Zealand
B059 Team of the Year | Japan
B060 Team of the Year | Korea

C. Achievements | In-House and Agency Awards Categories Group

NO FEE

Why enter? This section recognizes In-House or Agency achievements in Advertising, Branding, Corporate Communications, Design & Creativity, Direct Marketing, Internet and Digital, Marketing, Media Planning, Promotional activities, Public Relations, Social Media & Digital, and innovative implementations.

Eligibility: In-House or Agency consisting of any of executives and professionals in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media/Digital, and Investor Relations.

Winning Tips: Nominate each achievement as separate entry. If target market or clients were vertical markets, then nominate accordingly.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • Entry Title (this could be same as one most important achievement that is being nominated)
  • One Most Important Achievement (in 10 words or less)
  • Who is being recognized for this nomination? Choose here one of these: “An individual” or A group of people” and list all the names. If no person/people being recognized then select “No one in particular”.
  • Nominated Company-Organization
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this company-organization is based
  • You may submit either “an essay of 650 words” or “a video of 5 minutes” that explains the nominated achievements. It’s not necessary to submit both options. The video and submitted content must be in English only.
  • Summarize in not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition.
  • Nominated Company-Organization’s Website URL
  • Optional but highly recommended. Maximum of 10 website URLs and 10 attachments can be added as supporting content and material.

C001 Achievement of the Year | Agricultural
C002 Achievement of the Year | Arts, Culture, & Entertainment
C003 Achievement of the Year | Automotive
C004 Achievement of the Year | Beauty
C005 Achievement of the Year | Beverages – Alcohol
C006 Achievement of the Year | Beverages – Non-Alcohol
C007 Achievement of the Year | Brand Experience | Business-to-Business
C008 Achievement of the Year | Brand Experience | Consumer
C009 Achievement of the Year | Brand Reputation and Management
C010 Achievement of the Year | Branded Content Campaign of the Year
C011 Achievement of the Year | Branded Entertainment
C012 Achievement of the Year | Branded Utility
C013 Achievement of the Year | Branding
C014 Achievement of the Year | Breakfast Foods
C015 Achievement of the Year | Broadcast, Films, Videos, and Documentary
C016 Achievement of the Year | Budget Large (US$ Million or more)
C017 Achievement of the Year | Budget Medium (US$100,000 or less)
C018 Achievement of the Year | Budget Small (US$20,000 or less)
C019 Achievement of the Year | Business to Business
C020 Achievement of the Year | Business to Consumer
C021 Achievement of the Year | Business Transformation
C022 Achievement of the Year | Cause Marketing
C023 Achievement of the Year | Communications Research
C024 Achievement of the Year | Community Engagement
C025 Achievement of the Year | Community Relations
C026 Achievement of the Year | Consumer | Existing Product
C027 Achievement of the Year | Consumer | Existing Service
C028 Achievement of the Year | Consumer | New Product
C029 Achievement of the Year | Consumer | New Service
C030 Achievement of the Year | Consumer Launch
C031 Achievement of the Year | Content
C032 Achievement of the Year | Corporate Branding
C033 Achievement of the Year | Corporate Communications
C034 Achievement of the Year | Corporate Reputation
C035 Achievement of the Year | Corporate Social Responsibility
C036 Achievement of the Year | Creative Excellence
C037 Achievement of the Year | Crisis & Reputation Management
C038 Achievement of the Year | Crisis Communications Online or Social Media
C039 Achievement of the Year | Data Insight
C040 Achievement of the Year | Data Security & Privacy
C041 Achievement of the Year | Development & Production
C042 Achievement of the Year | Digital
C043 Achievement of the Year | Electronics
C044 Achievement of the Year | Employee Experience
C045 Achievement of the Year | Energy and Nutrition Products & Services
C046 Achievement of the Year | Engaged Community
C047 Achievement of the Year | Environmental
C048 Achievement of the Year | Events & Observances
C049 Achievement of the Year | Executive Positioning
C050 Achievement of the Year | Experiential Marketing
C051 Achievement of the Year | Fashion & Style
C052 Achievement of the Year | Financial Communications
C053 Achievement of the Year | Food & Beverage
C054 Achievement of the Year | Gaming & Virtual Reality
C055 Achievement of the Year | Global
C056 Achievement of the Year | Government or Institutional
C057 Achievement of the Year | Green – Eco-Friendly
C058 Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Disease Education & Awareness
C059 Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Others
C060 Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Over the Counter (OTC)
C061 Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Prescription (Rx)
C062 Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Services
C063 Achievement of the Year | Home Furnishings & Appliances
C064 Achievement of the Year | Home Supplies & Services
C065 Achievement of the Year | Industrial
C066 Achievement of the Year | Influencer Impact
C067 Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Cloud/SaaS
C068 Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Hardware
C069 Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Hybrid
C070 Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Services
C071 Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Software
C072 Achievement of the Year | Insurance
C073 Achievement of the Year | Integrated Communications
C074 Achievement of the Year | Integration of Traditional and New Media
C075 Achievement of the Year | Internal Communications
C076 Achievement of the Year | Issues Management
C077 Achievement of the Year | Leisure Products & Services
C078 Achievement of the Year | Measurement & Analytics
C079 Achievement of the Year | Media Relations
C080 Achievement of the Year | Medical Communications
C081 Achievement of the Year | Mobile Marketing
C082 Achievement of the Year | Multicultural
C083 Achievement of the Year | New Product or Service Launch
C084 Achievement of the Year | News, Sports, and Media
C085 Achievement of the Year | Nonprofit
C086 Achievement of the Year | Not-for-Profit
C087 Achievement of the Year | Office & Delivery Products & Services
C088 Achievement of the Year | Online Marketing
C089 Achievement of the Year | Packaged Food
C090 Achievement of the Year | Performance Marketing
C091 Achievement of the Year | Personal Care
C092 Achievement of the Year | Pet Care
C093 Achievement of the Year | Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
C094 Achievement of the Year | Political
C095 Achievement of the Year | Product Brand Development
C096 Achievement of the Year | Promotional Event
C097 Achievement of the Year | Promotional/Branding
C098 Achievement of the Year | Public Affairs
C099 Achievement of the Year | Public Sector
C100 Achievement of the Year | Re-Branding or Brand Renovation
C101 Achievement of the Year | Real Estate
C102 Achievement of the Year | Research & Data Analytics
C103 Achievement of the Year | Restaurants
C104 Achievement of the Year | Retail
C105 Achievement of the Year | Security Hardware
C106 Achievement of the Year | Security Services
C107 Achievement of the Year | Security Software
C108 Achievement of the Year | Snacks, Desserts, and Confections
C109 Achievement of the Year | Social Media
C110 Achievement of the Year | Social Responsibility
C111 Achievement of the Year | Sponsorship
C112 Achievement of the Year | Sport
C113 Achievement of the Year | Startup Development
C114 Achievement of the Year | Sustainability
C115 Achievement of the Year | Talent Services
C116 Achievement of the Year | Technology
C117 Achievement of the Year | Telecommunications and Internet
C118 Achievement of the Year | Transportation
C119 Achievement of the Year | Travel & Tourism
C120 Achievement of the Year | Viral
C121 Achievement of the Year | Youth

D1. Agency of the Year Awards Categories Group

NO FEE

Why enter? This section recognizes all types of agencies in vertical markets

Eligibility: Types of agencies include: Advertising, Branding, Corporate Communications, Design & Creativity, Direct Marketing, Internet and Digital, Marketing, Media Planning, Promotional activities, Public Relations, Social Media & Digital, and others.

Winning Tips: An agency can submit separate entry for each of the vertical markets for which it provides services.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • Entry Title (this could be same as one most important achievement that is being nominated)
  • One Most Important Achievement (in 10 words or less)
  • Who is being recognized for this nomination? Choose here one of these: “An individual” or A group of people” and list all the names. If no person/people being recognized then select “No one in particular”.
  • Nominated Company-Organization
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this company-organization is based
  • You may submit either “an essay of 650 words” or “a video of 5 minutes” that explains the nominated achievements. It’s not necessary to submit both options. The video and submitted content must be in English only.
  • Summarize in not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition.
  • Nominated Company-Organization’s Website URL
  • Optional but highly recommended. Maximum of 10 website URLs and 10 attachments can be added as supporting content and material.

D1-001 Agency of the Year for Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
D1-002 Agency of the Year for Aerospace & Defense
D1-003 Agency of the Year for Artificial Intelligence
D1-004 Agency of the Year for Automotive, Transportation, Storage, and Logistics
D1-005 Agency of the Year for Banking
D1-006 Agency of the Year for Business Products
D1-007 Agency of the Year for Business Services
D1-008 Agency of the Year for Chemicals
D1-009 Agency of the Year for Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet
D1-010 Agency of the Year for Conglomerates
D1-011 Agency of the Year for Consulting
D1-012 Agency of the Year for Consumer Products – Durables
D1-013 Agency of the Year for Consumer Products – Non-Durables
D1-014 Agency of the Year for Consumer Services
D1-015 Agency of the Year for Diversified Services
D1-016 Agency of the Year for Education and Training
D1-017 Agency of the Year for Electronics
D1-018 Agency of the Year for Energy & Utilities
D1-019 Agency of the Year for Engineering and Technology
D1-020 Agency of the Year for Environmental Products and Services
D1-021 Agency of the Year for Export & Import
D1-022 Agency of the Year for Fashion, Beauty, Apparel & Accessories
D1-023 Agency of the Year for Financial
D1-024 Agency of the Year for Food & Beverage
D1-025 Agency of the Year for Healthcare Products & Services
D1-026 Agency of the Year for Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure
D1-027 Agency of the Year for Industrial Goods
D1-028 Agency of the Year for Information Technology Cloud/SaaS
D1-029 Agency of the Year for Information Technology Hardware
D1-030 Agency of the Year for Information Technology Hybrid
D1-031 Agency of the Year for Information Technology Services
D1-032 Agency of the Year for Information Technology Software
D1-033 Agency of the Year for Insurance
D1-034 Agency of the Year for Legal
D1-035 Agency of the Year for Manufacturing
D1-036 Agency of the Year for Media & Entertainment
D1-037 Agency of the Year for Metals, Mining, and Material
D1-038 Agency of the Year for Non-Profit or Government Organizations
D1-039 Agency of the Year for Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
D1-040 Agency of the Year for Real Estate and Construction
D1-041 Agency of the Year for Retail
D1-042 Agency of the Year for Security Cloud/SaaS
D1-043 Agency of the Year for Security Hardware
D1-044 Agency of the Year for Security Services
D1-045 Agency of the Year for Security Software
D1-046 Agency of the Year for Telecommunications
D1-047 Agency of the Year for Wholesale & Distribution
D1-048 Agency of the Year for Others
D1-049 Advertising Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D1-050 Advertising Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D1-051 Advertising Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D1-052 Branding Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D1-053 Branding Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D1-054 Branding Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D1-055 Design Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D1-056 Design Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D1-057 Design Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D1-058 Direct Marketing Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D1-059 Direct Marketing Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D1-060 Direct Marketing Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D1-061 Full Service Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D1-062 Full Service Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D1-063 Full Service Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D1-064 Internet and Digital Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D1-065 Internet and Digital Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D1-066 Internet and Digital Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D1-067 Marketing Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D1-068 Marketing Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D1-069 Marketing Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D1-070 Media Planning & Buying Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D1-071Media Planning & Buying Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D1-072 Media Planning & Buying Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D1-073 Promotional Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D1-074 Promotional Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D1-075 Promotional Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D1-076 Public Relations Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D1-077 Public Relations Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D1-078 Public Relations Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D1-079 Social Media Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D1-080 Social Media Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D1-081 Social Media Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D1-082 Most Innovative Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D1-083 Most Innovative Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D1-084 Most Innovative Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees

 


D2. Startup Agency of the Year Awards Categories Group (formed between 2016 and 2020)

Why enter? This section recognizes all types of agencies that are startups or new (less than 5 years old)

Eligibility: Types of agencies include: Advertising, Branding, Corporate Communications, Design & Creativity, Direct Marketing, Internet and Digital, Marketing, Media Planning, Promotional activities, Public Relations, Social Media & Digital, and others.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • Entry Title (this could be same as one most important achievement that is being nominated)
  • One Most Important Achievement (in 10 words or less)
  • Who is being recognized for this nomination? Choose here one of these: “An individual” or A group of people” and list all the names. If no person/people being recognized then select “No one in particular”.
  • Nominated Company-Organization
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this company-organization is based
  • You may submit either “an essay of 650 words” or “a video of 5 minutes” that explains the nominated achievements. It’s not necessary to submit both options. The video and submitted content must be in English only.
  • Summarize in not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition.
  • Nominated Company-Organization’s Website URL
  • Optional but highly recommended. Maximum of 10 website URLs and 10 attachments can be added as supporting content and material.

D2-001 Startup Agency of the Year | Advertising Agency
D2-002 Startup Agency of the Year | Branding Agency
D2-003 Startup Agency of the Year | Design Agency
D2-004 Startup Agency of the Year | Direct Marketing Agency
D2-005 Startup Agency of the Year | Full Service Agency
D2-006 Startup Agency of the Year | Internet and Digital Agency
D2-007 Startup Agency of the Year | Marketing Agency
D2-008 Startup Agency of the Year | Media Planning & Buying Agency
D2-009 Startup Agency of the Year | Promotional Agency
D2-010 Startup Agency of the Year | Public Relations Agency
D2-011 Startup Agency of the Year | Social Media Agency
D2-012 Startup Agency of the Year | Other


E. Creativity, Communications & Collateral Awards Categories Group

Why enter? This section recognizes creativity and execution.

Eligibility: In-House or Agency consisting of any of executives and professionals in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media/Digital, and Investor Relations.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • Entry Title (this could be same as one most important achievement that is being nominated)
  • One Most Important Achievement (in 10 words or less)
  • Who is being recognized for this nomination? Choose here one of these: “An individual” or A group of people” and list all the names. If no person/people being recognized then select “No one in particular”.
  • Nominated Company-Organization
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this company-organization is based
  • You may submit either “an essay of 650 words” or “a video of 5 minutes” that explains the nominated achievements. It’s not necessary to submit both options. The video and submitted content must be in English only.
  • Summarize in not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition.
  • Nominated Company-Organization’s Website URL
  • Optional but highly recommended. Maximum of 10 website URLs and 10 attachments can be added as supporting content and material.

E001 Annual Report of the Year
E002 App of the Year
E003 Best Deployment & Customer Success of the Year
E004 Corporate Brochure of the Year
E005 Live Event of the Year
E006 Newsletter of the Year
E007 PR or Marketing Campaign of the Year
E008 Product or Service Brochure of the Year
E009 Product or Service Launch of the Year
E010 Social Media Channel of the Year
E011 Video or Film of the Year
E012 Website of the Year
E013 White-Paper or Report of the Year


F. New Product, Service, Upgrade, and Innovation Awards Categories Group

Why enter? This section recognizes products, services, and solutions used by In-House or Agencies executives and professionals in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media/Digital, and Investor Relations.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • Entry Title (this could be same as Product/Service/Solution that is being nominated)
  • Product/Service/Solution
  • Version # (optional)
  • Who is being recognized for this nomination? Choose here one of these: “An individual” or A group of people” and list all the names. If no person/people being recognized then select “No one in particular”.
  • Nominated Company-Organization
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this company-organization is based
  • You may submit either “an essay of 650 words” or “a video of 5 minutes” that explains the nominated achievements. It’s not necessary to submit both options. The video and submitted content must be in English only.
  • Summarize in not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition.
  • Nominated Company-Organization’s Website URL
  • Optional but highly recommended. Maximum of 10 website URLs and 10 attachments can be added as supporting content and material.

F001 Advertising Management Platform
F002 Advertising, Monitoring & Evaluation Solution
F003 Broadcast Advertising
F004 Business Directory
F005 Business Information Solution
F006 Business Intelligence Solution
F007 Campaign Management Platform
F008 Content Aggregation Platform
F009 Content Analytics Solution
F010 Content Curation Solution
F011 Content Integration Solution
F012 Content Marketing Solution
F013 Content Rights and Delivery Solution
F014 Content Workflow Solutions
F015 Copywriting & Data Solution
F016 Corporate Communication Solution
F017 Crowdsourcing Solutions
F018 eCommerce Platform
F019 Financial Market Data Management Solution
F020 Health Information Solutions
F021 Investor Relations Solution
F022 Legal Document & Technology Solutions
F023 Marketing Automation
F024 Media Aggregation Platform
F025 Media Distribution Solution
F026 Media Monitoring Solutions
F027 Mobile Platform as a Service (mPaaS)
F028 Multichannel Publishing Solution
F029 Public Relations Solution
F030 Reference Solution
F031 Sales Intelligence Solution
F032 Scholarly Publishing Solution
F033 Search Engine Optimization & Marketing
F034 Search Tools & Solution
F035 Semantic Technology Solutions
F036 Social Media Management Solution
F037 Subscription Management Solution
F038 Video Platform for Publishers

 


G. Milestone Awards Categories Group

Why enter? This section recognizes milestones in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media/Digital, and Investor Relations.

Eligibility: In-House or Agency.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • Entry Title (this could be same as one most important milestone that is being nominated)
  • One Most Important Milestone (in 10 words or less)
  • Who is being recognized for this nomination? Choose here one of these: “An individual” or A group of people” and list all the names. If no person/people being recognized then select “No one in particular”.
  • Nominated Company-Organization
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this company-organization is based
  • You may submit either “an essay of 650 words” or “a video of 5 minutes” that explains the nominated achievements. It’s not necessary to submit both options. The video and submitted content must be in English only.
  • Summarize in not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition.
  • Nominated Company-Organization’s Website URL
  • Optional but highly recommended. Maximum of 10 website URLs and 10 attachments can be added as supporting content and material.

G001 Milestone of the Year | Advertising – Digital
G002 Milestone of the Year | Advertising – Traditional
G003 Milestone of the Year | Anniversary
G004 Milestone of the Year | Corporate Announcement
G005 Milestone of the Year | Corporate Communications – External
G006 Milestone of the Year | Corporate Communications – Internal
G007 Milestone of the Year | Marketing – Direct Marketing
G008 Milestone of the Year | Marketing – Online Marketing
G009 Milestone of the Year | Public Relations
G010 Milestone of the Year | Social Media
G011 Milestone of the Year | Training
G012 Milestone of the Year | Other

H. COVID-19 Business Response Awards Categories Group (NO FEE)

Why enter? This section recognizes the contributions of individuals, teams & groups, and organizations that have worked hard and continue to show their resilience and creativity to weather the economic impact over the past few months and keeping us safe, healthy, and informed at all times. 

Eligibility: In-House or Agency consisting of any of executives and professionals in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media/Digital, and Investor Relations.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • One Most Important Achievement (in 10 words or less)
  • Company-Organization (being nominated)
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this Company is based
  • A 650 words essay
  • Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition. 
  • Optionally you may include up to 10 website URLs and/or 10 supporting file attachments. 
  • Individual and Group Nominations
  • H-001 Executive Hero of the Year | Effective Leadership During COVID-19
    This category will accept nominations of executives who have shown extraordinary leadership during COVID-19.

    H-002 Individual Hero of the Year | Helping Others During COVID-19 
    This category will accept nominations of professionals and employees at all job levels who have shown extraordinary initiatives in helping others during COVID-19.

    H–003 Consumer Service Hero of the Year
    This category will accept nominations of those involved with any type of consumer service such as delivery, retail, food service and all other consumer services for extraordinary initiatives in 2020.

    H–004 Education Hero of the Year
    This category will accept nominations of essential worker professionals and employees at all job levels who have shown extraordinary initiatives during COVID-19.

    H–005 Essential Worker Hero of the Year
    This category will accept nominations of teachers, educational staff at all job levels, school administrators, school librarians, and all other workers in education who have shown extraordinary initiatives to keep students and staff safe, well informed, and educated during the pandemic.

    H–006 Health Care and Medical Hero of the Year
    This category will accept nominations of doctors, nurses, emergency medical responders, researchers, scientists, and other health care and medical personnel who have shown extraordinary initiatives in 2020 to aid the infected and save lives.

    H–007 Government Hero of the Year
    This category will accept nominations of government employees and elected officials at all job levels who have shown extraordinary initiatives in 2020 to keep us safe and well informed.

    H–008 Media Hero of the Year
    This category will accept nominations of reporters, editors, on-air personalities, and other media figures who have shown extraordinary initiatives in 2020 to keep us safe and well informed.

    H–009 Public Service Hero of the Year
    This will category will accept nominations of police officers, firemen, park rangers, and all other public services and utilities workers who have shown extraordinary initiatives in 2020 to keep us safe and well informed.

    H–010 Team of the Year | During COVID-19
    This category will accept nominations of teams, groups, or departments who have shown extraordinary initiatives in 2020 for their heroic work and helping others adapt to the new normal.

Company-Organization Nominations

H–011 Company Response of the Year | Creative Ways Companies are Giving Back During COVID-19
This category will accept nominations of organizations that are showing their resilience and creativity to weather the economic drought and keeping their employees working, paid, and safe at all times.

H–012 Company Rethinking of the Year | Creative Ways Companies are Rethinking Business Model During COVID-19
This category will accept nominations of organizations that are showing their resilience and creativity to weather the economic drought and how to best adapt to the post shelter-in-place “new normal”.

H–013 Company Innovation of the Year | Tackling COVID-19 with Innovative Ways
This category will accept nominations of organizations that are being innovative in tackling COVID-19.

H–014 Company Work-From-Home Implementation of the Year | Creative Ways Companies Are Implementing Work from Home Strategy During COVID-19
This category will accept nominations of organizations that are showing creative ways in implementing work from home strategy during COVID-

H–015 Best Government Response | Helping People & Businesses During COVID-19
This category will accept nominations of government offices and agencies that are helping people & businesses during COVID-19.

H–016 Best Non-Profit Response | Helping Local Communities and the World During COVID-19
This category will accept nominations of non-profits and organizations that are showing helping others during COVID-19.

Marketing and Public Relations Nominations

H–017 Best Use of Social Media | COVID-19-related Information
This category will accept nominations of social media communications and activities to inform and involve the public from staying safe to getting the best possible help.

H–018 Communications or PR Campaign of the Year | COVID-19-related Information
This category will accept nominations of Corporate, Communications, or PR campaigns or programs to inform and involve the public from staying safe to getting the best possible help.

H–019 Heightening Awareness and Publicity Campaign of the Year | COVID-19-related Information
This category will accept nominations of marketing campaign (using paid media) to inform and involve the public from staying safe to getting the best possible help.

H–020 Marketing Campaign of the Year | COVID-19-related Information
This category will accept nominations of marketing campaign (using paid media) to inform and involve the public from staying safe to getting the best possible help.

Products and Services Nominations

H-021 Best Health Care and Medical Innovation
This category will accept nominations of health care and medical innovations developed since the beginning of 2020 to combat and reduce the impact of the COVID-19 virus.

H–022 Best Product | To Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID-19
This category will accept nominations of products to combat and reduce the impact of the COVID-19 virus. These could be existing products that have become more important now or new products and upgrades introduced recently.

H–023 Best Service| To Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID-19
This category will accept nominations of services to combat and reduce the impact of the COVID-19 virus. These could be existing services that have become more important now or new services introduced recently.

H–024 Best Technology| To Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID-19
This category will accept nominations of technology to combat and reduce the impact of the COVID-19 virus. These could be existing services that have become more important now or new services introduced recently.

 

 

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