Southern Africa’s public relations “Oscars”, the PRISM Awards, announced its 2016 Call for Entries at the International Public Relations Association’s (IPRA) Golden World Awards held at the Sandton Convention Centre on 28 September. The deadline for entries is 15 February 2016, with the prestigious Awards ceremony scheduled for Sunday 17 April 2016.
Now in their 19th year, the PRISM Awards are presented to public relations and communication professionals who have successfully incorporated strategy, creativity and professionalism in public relations and communication programmes and strategies that showcase a successful public relations campaign.
Announcing the 2016 Awards, PRISM Awards Convenor Bridget von Holdt said: “We are delighted to be able to announce our Southern Africa Awards at this international event. The IPRA Golden World Awards is the world’s most prestigious international public relations awards programme and the winner of the coveted PRISM Award will automatically be entered into the 2016 Golden World Awards. We are proud to be aligned to IPRA”.
Public relations consultancies, business enterprises, associations, private institutions and government bodies are all eligible to submit entries into the PRISM Awards. Public relations consultancies may enter on behalf of clients and share honours with them. Entrants do not have to be members of the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) to participate – it is open to all.
In 2016 there are 34 categories. To enter or for more information visit: http://www.prism-awards.co.za or http://www.prisa.co.za