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Technology PR Professional of the Year Award

Deadline: Friday, May 20, 2016

The Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) Technology Section will honor one individual with the 2016 Technology PR Professional of the Year Award.

The award is intended to recognize one outstanding PRSA Technology Section member who has demonstrated notable or outstanding service and/or contributions to (1) the practice of technology public relations communications, (2) their employer or organization, and (3) the PRSA Technology Section. Nominations may be submitted by one familiar with the candidate's accomplishments or contributions by completing and submitting an entry form. Please read below for the rules and submission process.    

The winner will receive an award trophy and will be recognized during the Technology Networking Event during the PRSA 2016 International Conference, at the J.W. Marriott in Indianapolis, October 23-25.

Award Rules

  • The PR Professional of the Year award is open to current members of the PRSA Technology Section who have been a member for one (1) or more years, and is not serving as an elected member of the Section leadership at the time the nomination is submitted.
  • Entries may be submitted by anyone on behalf of any qualified member of the PRSA Technology Section.
  • Persons completing the entry form must indicate the nominee’s service and/or contributions in the five (5) areas of service and/or achievement, including: (1) for the general practice of technology public relations or communications, (2) for their employer or organization, (3) Technology Section volunteer service, (4) accomplishments within the current year or the one immediately past, and (5) the factors which significantly set the applicant apart from other applicants.
  • Nominations must be submitted by the announced due date. Entries will be reviewed and judged by a committee of at least four members who have been members for one year or more.

Submission Process

  • Entrants must submit one entry form for each award nominee.
  • All entries must include the names and contact information for the nominee (and the person submitting on their behalf, if applicable). Entries must include all information specified and be compliant with the rules.
  • Entries may be submitted either by email or postal mail and must be received by the stated deadline. 

Entry Form

Please send completed Award Entry Form by Friday, May 20, 2016 to:

Caroline Berman
PRSA Program Manager – Sections
Public Relations Society of America
33 Maiden Lane, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10038

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