1.  The PRWeek Awards are open to corporate communications and marketing communications teams, PR agencies, public affairs firms, IR agencies, publicists, nonprofits, PR educational professionals, and government PR teams, as well as solo practitioners. Outside contractors, vendors, and non-PR professionals may also enter certain categories where indicated. All Awards categories relate to work executed in the U.S. by a U.S. or Canada-based company or office. The only exception is the Best Global Effort.

  2. Entries must be for work conducted between October 3, 2015 and October 3, 2016, unless otherwise specified. Some of the work must have occurred during this time, but it does not necessarily need to have been started or completed during the eligibility period.

  3. Each entry must be submitted online. The entry form will vary for each category, please refer to the entry form section in this entry kit for further details. All entries must be submitted and paid for online. You may input your entry information and save as a draft to return at a later date to submit payment. Credit cards accepted include Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. Entries that are not paid prior to judging will not be considered.

  4. A single entry can be entered into multiple categories providing it applies to the specific criteria stated within each category.

  5. You will be offered the opportunity to submit information separately that should be kept confidential (i.e. submitted only to the jury). PRWeek reserves the right to publish details of entries in the Awards Book of the Night, case studies, and related materials.

  6. To accompany your submission, entries should be accompanied by relevant support materials that show evidence of the success of your work.