Global Alliance Members' Awards
In this section you will find a list of the Awards programs run by Global Alliance members.
Grand PRix (Croatia)
The Grand PRix is organized by the Croatian Public Relations Association (CPRA) and it is an expression of recognition to our colleagues for excellence in the design and implementation of projects in diverse fields. The Award has been assigned from 2007 in 12 different categories. The one we are especially proud of is Grand PRix for Communicator of year.
CPRA's Grand PRix award is an expression of recognition to our colleagues for excellence in the design and implementation of projects in diverse fields.
Key dates and deadlines
Registration is open form January 15th to February 16th 2015.
Reported communication projects must be realized in the period from 1 January to 31 December 2014.
CPRA Expert jury gives awards based on applications received in nine categories. An expert jury proposes and selects awards in following three categories: Communicator of the year, "antikomunikator" of year and the Grand PRix for the development of the profession.
Evaluation criterias are: Planning and preparation, evaluation and achievements, creativity and innovation, technical performance and presentation of the project.
Registrants need to attach Application form and a Statement of the validity of data. Additional materials are more than welcome.
- Grand PRix for public relations in the public sector
- Grand PRix for public relations in the non-governmental sector
- Grand PRix for public relations in the business sector for large companies
- Grand PRix for public relations in the business sector for small and medium companies
- Grand PRix for Corporate Social Responsibility
- Grand PRix for internal communication
- Grand PRix for the best adaptation of international campaigns
- Grand PRix for political communication
- Grand PRix for digital communications
- Grand PRix for communicator of the year
- Grand PRix for antikomunikator of the year
- Grand PRx for the development of the profession
PRISM Awards (Singapore)
PRISM stands for “Public Relations in the Service of Mankind”. The Institute of Public Relations of Singapore (IPRS) introduced the PRISM Awards in 1987 to recognise and reward excellence in Public Relations (PR) and Communication in Singapore and the region. The PRISM Awards are presented to encourage and recognise creativity and originality and to promote the best application of PR and Communication practices across all sectors of the economy – commercial, government and in the “not-for-profit” sectors.
Key dates and deadlines
Nominations opens Monday, 17 November 2014 and closes at 5.00 p.m., Friday, 16 January 2015.
To qualify, all entries for the Award categories involving PR or Communication campaigns, programmes or projects, must have been executed between 1 April 2012 and 31 October 2014.
Entries are to be on a single A4 page (minimum: 11pt font) addressing three areas:
- Summary and scope of the project that is subject of nomination (i.e. Why did you do what you did?)
- What did you do and how did you do it?
- Share the outcomes.
Entries must be accompanied by up to three attachments to show evidence of the outcomes.
If an entry is for a project on behalf of a client, a statement from the client consenting to the nomination for the project must be enclosed.
- Outstanding Overall Corporate Reputation Programme – Singapore
- Outstanding Overall Corporate Reputation Programme – International
- Best Investor Relations Programme
- Best Public Sector Campaign
- Outstanding Campaign by a Non Government Organisation (NGO)
- Outstanding Internal Communications Programme
- Best Corporate Social Responsibility Programme
- Best Crisis/Issues Management Programme
- Best Integrated Marketing Campaign
- Best Custom Publication
- PR Consultancy of the Year – Singapore
- Overall Outstanding PR Consultancy
- Outstanding PR Professional (Optional - nominated by IPRS Council)
- Outstanding Young PR Professional (Optional - nominated by IPRS Council)
- Outstanding PR student
- Lifetime PR Achievement Award (Optional - nominated by IPRS Council)
- Outstanding PR Mentor (Optional – nominated by IPRS Council)
- Outstanding PR Champion (Optional – nominated by IPRS Council)
Golden Target Awards (Australia)
Established in 1976, the Golden Target Awards have recognised excellence in public relations for 39 years. The awards celebrate the achievements of the Public Relations Institute of Australia’s (PRIA) members and identify innovative and exciting communications programs.
The Golden Target Awards have run continuously since 1976, recognising and rewarding excellence in public relations and communication in Australia. The evolution of the awards in 2015 sees 12 new categories added, totaling 29 award categories for various industry sectors; Top sPRinters in 2015 (professionals with less than five years experience), Best Content Marketing, Best Micro Consultancy, Best Large Consultancy, Best Digital and Social, Best Technology, Best Big Budget, Best Integrated Marketing and Communication Campaign Strategy, Best Startup (launched in 2014/15 financial year), Best Experiential and Best International Campaigns of the Year. Additional individual gongs complete this year's bill: Industry Contributor of the Year, and Best Individual Transformation into the Industry.
PRIA now invites members to submit entries for campaigns executed and evaluated in the 12 months leading up to 30 June 2015.
All Golden Target Award categories recognise the achievements of an individual entrant or team who created and managed the campaign. The Consultancy and In-house Team of the Year categories recognise the managing director, principal or team leader.
A panel of public relations leaders and industry sector experts assess entries in each category of the Golden Target Awards, and select the winners, and the commended/highly commended entrants, at both the state and national levels. The coordinators of each panel report to the Golden Target Awards Executive Chairs, who are responsible for ensuring consistency of judging standards across all categories. You can read more about the categories in the entry kit or by clicking on the button below.
Entries Open, 1 June 2015
Entries Close, 30 June 2015
Late Entries, 1 - 24 July 2015 (extended)
State Awards for Excellence, August/September 2015
2015 GTA National Finals in Hobart (part of the PRIA 2015 National Conference), 26 October 2015
Prinz Awards (New Zealand)
The annual PRINZ Awards celebrate excellence in public relations and communications.
The 2016 PRINZ Awards are open from Monday 1 February - Monday 29 February 2016.
If you would like to draft your entry offline in Word then use the 2016 PRINZ Awards draft entry form or the Sally Logan-Milne Young Practitioner of the Year draft entry form
Review the categories – your work may fall into more than one, however entry per project is limited to one category so choose carefully by considering the focus of your work.
2016 PRINZ Awards-writing webinar, Tuesday 10 February
PRINZ Awards Chief Judge Lisa Finucane, FPRINZ, and PRINZ CEO Simone Bell, MPRINZ, presented a webinar on PRINZ Awards entry writing. Invaluable advice and information on what the judges’ are looking for was shared.
Listen and watch the 2016 PRINZ Awards-writing webinar recording - Please note this recording is 41 minutes long and the file size is 26.1 MB.
PRINZ Awards - previous years
See the full list of 2015 PRINZ Awards results here.
Download the 2015 PRINZ Awards photos here.
You can download a 'best of' case study booklet from past years here.
The 2015 'best of' PRINZ Awards is available here.