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Entries are now closed but join us on Tuesday, October 27, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Reilly Craft Pizza and Drink for the Awards ceremony - and to see who won!  Click here to register.

Welcome to the 2015 PRSA Southern Arizona IMPACT Awards for Excellence in Public Relations!

Sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America, Southern Arizona Chapter

This year, the IMPACT Awards are all new! Be sure to check out the complete Call for Entries details where you'll find:

  • All-new, streamlined Entry Categories
  • A new submission and payment process - everything is simplifed and online
  • A new pricing category for nonprofits in the Southern Arizona region

Read the Call for Entries release here: Impact Awards Release 2015

PRSA Southern Arizona Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America Announces 2014 IMPACT Award Winners

IMPACT Awards Entry Details

Click here for PDF of Call for Entries, Categories and Submission Instructions

IMPACT Awards 2015 Call for Entries Extended Deadline

Who should enter?
All PR and communications professionals in the Southern Arizona region. 

All submissions, or the majority of the work, must have taken place between June 2014 and June 2015. Both Members and Nonmembers of PRSA Southern Arizona are eligible.

Deadlines and entry fees

Southern Arizona is home to more than 2,000 nonprofit organizations. PRSA knows that the PR and communications professionals in these organizations are doing great work! This year we've added a third pricing category to encourage all of you in education, nonprofits, and professional associations to be recognized for you work.

Early Bird Submissions: Friday July 31 by 5:00 p.m.

Members: $30

Nonmembers: $40

Nonprofits: $25 - ALL NEW!

Entry Deadline: Monday August 31 by 5:00 p.m.

Members: $40

Nonmembers: $50

Nonprofits: $35 - ALL NEW!

New this year: Online submissions!

IMPACT Awards submissions are now completely online! Submitting your entry has never been easier.

  • Simple, easy steps to follow
  • Easy upload of entries via Dropbox
  • Easy online payment via PayPal
  • No postage or delivery charges. No driving through rush hour to meet the deadline
  • Save on paper and supply costs - no binders, no copying needed

Submission and Payment Instructions click here

How will winners be announced?
Winners will be announced at the IMPACT Awards Ceremony to be held on Tuesday, October 27 at 5:00 p.m. location TBD.    

Who will judge?
Entries will be judged by a panel of PR and communications professionals from the PRSA Kansas Chapter.

This year's IMPACT Awards Chair is Kathleen Brown, (303) 921-1672. IMPACT Awards committee members include: Nicole Dalrymple, Jason Miko, Evan Sullivan and Jessa B. Turner.

Important Links:

2015 IMPACT Digital Entry Form Extended Deadline

Entry Categories - ALL NEW!

Your Entry: Tips and Guidlines

Online Submission and Payment Instructions - Now Completely Online!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Complete Call for Entries instructions PDF IMPACT Awards 2015 Call for Entries Extended Deadline

Questions? Email us at PRSA

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