PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards Virtual Gala

Virtual Gala

Oct. 15, 2020 | 2–4 p.m. ET

Join us (virtually, of course) October 15, 2020, from 2–4 p.m. Eastern time for Ragan PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards Virtual Gala. During this virtual awards event, PR Daily and Ragan Communications will honor the top media relations campaigns and projects and the talented professionals who dreamed up these ambitious initiatives and delivered results for their organizations and clients.

We are so excited to recognize all of the best media relations work from the past year—and announce category winners—at this can’t-miss virtual awards celebration.

Ragan and PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards Virtual Gala is the must-attend media relations awards event of the year. This is your opportunity to be recognized for your outstanding work!

Host:

Ginger Zee

Ginger Zee

Chief Meteorologist

ABC News

Presenters:

Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans

Founder and CEO

Sevans Strategy

Brandi Boatner

Brandi Boatner

Social and Influencer Communications Lead, Global Markets

IBM

Media Relations Awards Finalists

Finalists:

  • Access Brand Communications and Air Wick: #AirWickAlwaysFresh
  • Beck Media and Marketing, and Pluto TV: Making Pluto TV a Household Name
  • Livongo: Livongo COVID-19 Messaging Pivot
  • Nutanix: Nutanix - Subscription Transformation
  • Sharp Think and Abacus Health Products: Launching Rob Gronkowski as "Mr. Recovery" for CBD-MEDIC
  • The Hoffman Agency and Snap Inc.: Making the Case for Snapchat as the Platform for Real Friendships

Finalists:

  • Children's Health: Children’s Health Sparks Change, Awareness with Mental Health PR Campaign
  • Edmonton Police Service: Theft of Idling Vehicle commercial
  • No Fixed Address Inc., and the Canadian Centre for Child Protection: Lolli: The Exhibit Nobody Wants to Talk About
  • No Fixed Address Inc., and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids): SickKids Airbnb
  • Powers Brand Communications and The GIANT Company: The GIANT Company - Thanksgiving Turkey Donations
  • PRLab at Boston University: PRoBono 2019
  • Southeast Toyota Distributors: RAV4 Hybrid Effect

Finalists:

  • Alibaba Group: Alizila
  • Cresco Labs: Sunnyside*--Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Launch in Illinois
  • SEGA: SEGA Races Past the Competition with Team Sonic Racing

Finalists:

  • Love's Travel Stops: COVID-19 Response
  • R\West and FLIR Systems, Inc.: Thought Leadership In a Pandemic: How FLIR Systems Generated $100m in Sales Through the Media
  • UW Medicine: Crisis Communication at epicenter of COVID-19
  • Xcel Energy Inc.: COVID-19 Crisis Response

Finalists:

  • Aflac: 2019 Aflac Open Enrollment Media Relations Campaign
  • Edward Jones: Protecting Client Goals: Life Insurance
  • Nutanix: Nutanix - 2019 Enterprise Cloud Index
  • SourceCode Communications and Cambridge Mobile Telematics: "Safest Cities" for Cambridge Mobile Telematics

Finalists:

  • Agency Ten22: Agency Ten22 and Caregility
  • AxiCom and Intel: Intel-Based AI Camera Helps Conservationists Catch Elephant Poachers
  • Qorvis and RB: Lysol Heroes
  • The Hoffman Agency and Spin Memory: Handcrafting Success with an Exclusive Pitch
  • The Hoffman Agency and the City of Fremont Police Department: The Old “Turn a Tesla into a Police Car” Trick
  • Winuk Communications, Inc., and Kreindler & Kreindler LLP: Legal PR: Building Collapse Crushes Pedestrian Concert Pianist

Finalists:

  • AxiCom and Proofpoint: Putting People at The Center: How Proofpoint Stood Out From 700+ Vendors
  • The Hoffman Agency and Supermicro: Taking Supermicro’s News Worldwide
  • Technica Communications: ZeroAvia Zero-Emission Airplane Lifts Off With $3.7 Million in Advertising Value Equivalent
  • Wilks Communications Group, and Partners Relief and Development: Elevating Awareness of the Plight of Syrian Refugees in a War Zone

Finalists:

  • Aurora Strategy Group: Better Schools, Stronger Economy
  • NASA's Glenn Research Center: Artemis I Testing Media Campaign
  • Novitas Communications and the Colorado Apartment Association: Rent Control Hurts Those It's Meant to Help
  • Parsley Energy: Proration GR & Media Campaign
  • The Hoffman Agency and the City of Fremont: All Aboard the Pony.ai Express: A Partnership Between a High Tech Startup & Local Government
  • Violet PR: Pittsburgh International: Becoming the World’s Most Inclusive, Innovative Airport

Finalists:

  • Fabiola Morera Comunicaciones and USAID’s Partnerships for Reconciliation (PAR): Colombia Sin Fronteras
  • Livongo: Livongo COVID-19 Messaging Pivot
  • Ocean Conservancy: Ocean Conservancy’s Partnership with Miami Super Bowl Host Committe

Finalists:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Association: Leveraging Data to Spark a National Dialogue on Millennial Health
  • Havas Formula: Botanica by Air Wick
  • SEGA: SEGA’s Team Sonic Racing Propels the Racing Genre Forward

Finalists:

  • Aflac: 2019 Aflac Open Enrollment Media Relations Campaign
  • The Allen Lewis Agency and Nissan North America: Nissan Versa 2020: The Hill Country Experience
  • The Hoffman Agency and Nautilus Inc.: The Saga of How Nautilus Went Pedal-to-Pedal with Peloton
  • The University of Georgia Media Communications: Mary Frances Early naming pitch

Finalists:

  • Diffusion PR: Burrow
  • Ogilvy and Medela: Medela Launches Freestyle Flex, Allowing Each Mom FLEX in Her Own Way

Finalists:

  • MileniumGroup: No Limits - Chevrolet Peru
  • Mitacs: “Newsjacking” COVID-19 with Mitacs research and innovation
  • Rachel Kay Public Relations and Elmhurst 1925: Positioning Elmhurst 1925 as an expert and leader in the plant-based beverage industry
  • R\West and FLIR Systems, Inc.: Thought Leadership In a Pandemic: How FLIR Systems Generated $100m in Sales Through the Media
  • The Hoffman Agency and Cypress Semiconductor: Making Theodore Roosevelt Proud ꟷ Perseverance in the Face of Challenges Provides Reward
  • The Hoffman Agency and Nokia: Bringing Nokia’s Security Prowess out of the Shadows

Finalists:

  • BML Public Relations and Big SNOW American Dream: Big SNOW American Dream’s Grand Opening
  • OneSeven Agency: Blue Desert Brings Los Cabos to Los Angeles
  • Pinta and Heineken: First "Draught" Pick

Finalists:

  • Dittoe Public Relations: Question How You Hydrate
  • No Fixed Address Inc., and the Canadian Centre for Child Protection: Lolli: The Exhibit Nobody Wants to Talk About
  • Ocean Conservancy: Ocean Conservancy’s Partnership with Miami Super Bowl Host Committee
  • Palmer Public: Starting Hearts
  • SourceCode Communications and Everlast: “Be First”
  • The Recording Academy, Porter Novelli, MusiCares, Rogers & Cowan: Recording Academy: COVID-19 Relief Fund
  • Wilks Communications Group and World Vision - U.S.A.: World Vision Gift Catalog Campaign

Finalists:

  • Landis Communications Inc. and Peninsula Open Space Trust: POST and the Coyote/Badger Adventure
  • The Allen Lewis Agency and Nissan North America: Nissan Presents the Bloggin' Mamas Safety Academy

Finalists:

  • No Fixed Address Inc., and the Canadian Centre for Child Protection: Lolli: The Exhibit Nobody Wants to Talk About
  • Quicken Loans: Rocket Mortgage Classic

Finalists:

  • AxiCom and Proofpoint: Standing Out in A Cybersecurity Crowd: A Proofpoint Elevation Story
  • Company B and WorldatWork: #KeeptheWorldatWork: WorldatWork Leads the Conversation on Pressing HR Issues During the Pandemic
  • ECMC Group: ECMC Helps Students Navigate Path to College
  • Fiaschetti Communications and Saama Technologies: Saama Thought Leadership Campaign
  • Parsley Energy: Shale New Deal
  • The Hoffman Agency and NextFlex: Teachers and Students’ Own Words Drive Media Success for NextFlex Manufacturing Workforce Development Program

Finalists:

  • Sharp Think and Abacus Health Products: Launching Rob Gronkowski as "Mr. Recovery" for CBD-MEDIC
  • SSPR and Living Spaces: Nate + Jeremiah for Living Spaces

Finalists:

  • J.J. Colao: Founder of Haymaker PR

Finalists:

  • Aflac: 2019 Aflac Open Enrollment Media Relations Campaign
  • AxiCom and Intel: Intel-Based AI Camera Helps Conservationists Catch Elephant Poachers
  • Haymaker: Launching The Augmented Reality Social Network of the Future
  • No Fixed Address Inc., and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids): SickKids Airbnb
  • Sharp Think and Abacus Health Products: Launching Rob Gronkowski as "Mr. Recovery" for CBD-MEDIC

Finalists:

  • Children's Health: Children’s Health Sparks Change, Awareness with Mental Health PR Campaign
  • Peppercomm & Pirelli: Going #BELOW44 Degrees
  • SourceCode Communications and Everlast: “Be First”
  • Violet PR: Making Flying Accessible: Pittsburgh Airport Opens World’s Largest Space for Autistic Travelers

Pricing

Purchase a Virtual Table of Six for you and your team! Your table will be labeled with your company name, and you will all sit together to network before and during the event! Secure your ticket and celebrate the best in media relations.

Virtual Table of Six

$899

Individual Tickets

$199

Sponsorship Opportunities

This is your chance to be in the virtual room with dozens of media relations professionals. Each sponsorship is crafted to the clients and needs and can include: 10 tickets to the event, access to the attendee list, a speaking opportunity, logo on signage material and more.  Contact Hannah Lavelle at HannahL@ragan.com.  

Registration Questions

If you have any questions or need help registering, please contact Brendan Gannon at brendang@ragan.com

We hope you'll join us on Oct. 15!