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Have you entered the UK's most prestigious Public Affairs Awards? Details of the 2019 Awards Categories are below and you have until Friday 11th October to begin your journey towards industry recognition: click here for full details about how to submit your entry.

Why the PRCA Public Affairs Awards?

  • Celebrate the industry – the awards are the only dedicated awards ceremony for the UK public affairs industry, and as the voice of the public affairs and lobbying industry we believe there is much to celebrate!
  • Gain industry recognition – This is the perfect opportunity to showcase your excellent work over the past year. If you are proud of your work and your team, we encourage you to enter.
  • Engage with the industry – These awards attract the biggest and brightest from the public affairs industry, a great opportunity to network with your peers.

2019 Award Categories

Best Campaign in Scotland

This category celebrates the best campaign specifically geared towards influencing the Scottish Parliament or Scottish Government.

Best Campaign in Wales

This category celebrates the best campaign specifically geared towards influencing the National Assembly for Wales or the Welsh Government.

Best Campaign in Northern Ireland

This category celebrates the best campaign specifically geared towards influencing the Northern Ireland Assembly or the Northern Ireland Executive.

Corporate Campaign of the Year

This category is aimed at establishing the best campaign or programme run by a commercial enterprise.

Trade Body Campaign of the Year

This category is aimed at establishing the best campaign or programme run by a trade body.

Public Sector Campaign of the Year

This category is aimed at establishing the best campaign or programme run by a public sector organisation.

Planning Campaign of the Year

This category is aimed at establishing the best campaign in the field of local government planning.

Voluntary Sector Campaign of the Year

This category is aimed at establishing the best campaign or programme run by a charitable or voluntary body.

Social Media Campaign of the Year

This category is aimed at identifying and celebrating the best use of social media in support of a public affairs campaign.

Links to relevant websites may be included.

Best In-House Consultancy Collaboration

Some campaigns succeed because of the high level of collaboration between client and consultancy. This is a joint award to recognise the best campaign implemented by an in-house individual or team in conjunction with an external agency. Entries must be jointly submitted in the name of the consultancy and the client.

Consultancy Campaign of the Year

This prestigious category is aimed at identifying and celebrating the most successful consultancy campaign of the year. A supportive statement from the client will carry a considerable weight in this category. Mention should be made of any other consultancy or third party who played an active role and contributed to the success of a campaign.

In-House Professional of the Year

For the in-house public affairs professional who has made an outstanding contribution towards achieving the objectives of their employer. Entries should be sanctioned by the nominee’s director or immediate line manager, and a supporting statement from that individual will carry considerable weight. As part of the entry the nominee’s CV should be included as an additional page.

Consultant of the Year

This prestigious category is aimed at identifying and celebrating the overall best consultant of the year. Entries should be sanctioned by the nominee’s director or immediate line manager. Endorsements from colleagues will be taken in to account. As part of the entry the nominee’s CV should be included as an additional page.

Party Conference Fringe Event of the Year

This category is aimed at identifying the most successful fringe event (panel debate, speaker meeting etc) at the autumn party conferences.

Party Conference Reception of the Year

This category is aimed at identifying the most successful reception at the autumn party conferences.

Party Conference Stand of the Year

This category is aimed at identifying the most innovative or successful stand at the autumn party conferences.

Think Tank of the Year

This category is aimed at establishing which UK or EU think tank has had the most success in influencing the public policy agenda. Links to published reports may be included.

In-House Team of the Year

For the in-house public affairs team which has made an outstanding contribution towards achieving the objectives of their employer. Details of projects and campaigns undertaken, and outcomes achieved, should be included in the submission.

Consultancy of the Year

This prestigious category is aimed at identifying and celebrating the overall top consultancy of the year. Factors which will be taken in to account in judging this award will include growth in fee income and improvement to bottom line, and client and staff satisfaction and retention. Endorsements from clients and details of other awards won will be taken in to account.

How to attend

For all details about how to enter - and to buy your tickets for the Gala Dinner - please click here.

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