PRCA Public Affairs Awards

How to enter

We have tried to keep the entering – and the judging – as simple as possible.

Each nomination costs £150 excluding VAT.

One you have paid, please fill out the entry form and send the form along with all the entry documents to awards@prca.org.uk.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Please make sure that your submission complies with the following conditions:

  • Maximum 1,000 words – minimum font size 10.
  • Maximum size of entry, two sides of A4.
  • Optional supporting pictures, graphs, clippings or screen grabs – maximum two sides of A4
  • All entries must relate to the time frame 1st September 2017 – 30th October 2018.
  • The same campaign can be submitted for as many categories as you wish, but should be adjusted to suit the entry criteria.
  • If AVEs are used as a form of measurement without a secondary means of evaluation, your entry will be void. For reference, please see The PR Professional’s Definitive Guide to Measurement.
  • Entries must be submitted in PDF format.
  • Where the campaign was undertaken in conjunction with a third party please provide details.
  • It is the entrants’ responsibility to seek and ensure permission has been granted for the right to use the intellectual property of the brand or client entered.
  • The entry fee of £150 (excluding VAT) must be paid at the time of submission. Once you have paid for your entry, please send your entry and entry form to awards@prca.org.uk.
  • The Judges’ decision is final.

JUDGING CRITERIA

Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Entries in the Campaign Categories should demonstrate; strategy and research; execution; creativity; originality; and evaluation.
  • Entries in the Team/Consultancy Categories, judges will mark your entry on the following criteria; clients; staff; financial; and innovation:
  • Clients: retention, growth and performance
  • Staff: retention, approach and diversity
  • Financial: performance, growth, acquisitions must be disclosed
  • Innovation: for example, investment in infrastructure, new client products, new approach to staffing
  • In the Individual Categories, judges will mark your entry on the following criteria; leadership; initiative; performance and contribution; colleague/client references.

Final Entry Deadline – Monday, 8th October, 2018

Party Conference Deadline: Wednesday, 10th October, 2018

Shortlist Announcement – Monday, 15th October, 2018

Award Ceremony – Thursday, 29th November 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact Neha.Khatwani@prca.org.uk.