What: The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) has announced the call-for-entries for the HPRA National ¡BRAVO! Awards, which will be hosted in New York City for the first time in the organization’s 30-year history. 2015 awards program introduces new host city, four new categories and the inaugural ‘Pioneer of the Year’ award.
Why it matters: The National ¡BRAVO! Awards celebrate the best corporate, agency, and non-profit PR teams, and the breakthrough work they produced.Awards winners will be recognized at HPRA National ¡BRAVO! Awards dinner at The New York Palace Hotel in NYC on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015.
The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) has announced the call-for-entries for the accolade in Hispanic public relations: the HPRA National ¡BRAVO! Awards. Hosted in New York City for the first time in the organization’s 30-year history.The National ¡BRAVO! Awards celebrate the best corporate, agency, and non-profit PR teams, and the breakthrough work they produced.
The HPRA ‘Pioneer of the Year’ award will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated significant leadership and influence to advance the practice of Hispanic public relations. Nominees will be presented by the HPRA National Board of Directors who will also select the recipient of the prestigious award. The honoree will be recognized during the 2015 HPRA ¡BRAVO! Awards on October 8th at The New York Palace Hotel.
“These are exciting times in our industry and I am proud to say that the HPRA National ¡BRAVO! Awards 2015 program will be the most ambitious in the award’s history,” said Andy Checo, president of HPRA National Board of Directors. “We look forward to celebrating the best work of our industry during an event full of firsts for our rapidly growing organization. It will mark the first time we host the event in the Big Apple, the first time we will recognize an industry leader with the ‘Pioneer of the Year’ award and the first time we will awarding four newly created categories.”
There are 16 categories available to enter for the HPRA National ¡BRAVO! Awards. These include:
- Fashion & Beauty
- Food & Beverage
- Public Education
- New Product/Service Launch
- Media Events
- Integrated Marketing Communications
- Digital PR Programs (Social Media Campaigns)
- Internal Communications (NEW)
- CSR Communications (NEW)
- Public Affairs (NEW)
- Multicultural PR Program (NEW)
How to Enter
All materials are required to be submitted digitally. Awards categories are open to all public relations, advertising, and marketing agencies, corporations, non-profit organizations and/or practitioners who practice in the United States, including Puerto Rico. Work must have been implemented between June 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. All entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. PST on Wednesday, August 26, 2015.
Entries will be judged by an unaffiliated panel of senior public relations professionals representing industry national organizations and trade publications. Entrants will be notified of results by early-September. Awards winners will be recognized at HPRA National ¡BRAVO! Awards dinner at The New York Palace Hotel in NYC on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015.
For more information about the awards program and to enter a submission, visit https://www.hpra-usa.org/bravo-awards/
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