2016 PRSA-NY BIG APPLE AWARDS

REGISTER NOW for the Big Apple Awards Gala at the Mandarin Oriental New York on Thursday evening, June 2nd.

Early Bird pricing is available through April 30th.

Regular pricing will be in effect from May 1st through the event date; prices increase by $24 per ticket.

Advance registration is required.  Discounts apply for group ticket purchases.  See the online registration page for details.  Most sponsorships include complimentary tickets; see the Sponsor Opportunities page for details.  

PROMO VIDEO:  2016 Big Apple Awards Chair Olga Gonzalez, FGA DGA, shares a taste of PRSA-NY’s “FRESH” approach to this year’s gala. 



2016 BIG APPLE FINALISTS NAMED

PRSA-NY congratulates the 34 agencies and in-house communications teams responsible for the 54 unique campaigns and entries selected as finalists for 2016.  Identification of individual category winners and honorable mention recipients will remain strictly confidential until their announcement during the 2016 awards presentation ceremony on June 2nd.

See the full list of agencies, clients, teams and campaigns in the official press release.



INDIVIDUAL CHAPTER AWARD RECIPIENTS NAMED

A touching aspect of the annual PRSA-NY Big Apple gala program is the recognition of achievement by individual public relations practitioners. During the 2016 awards ceremony Grace Leong, APR, CEO + Partner, Hunter Public Relations, will receive the John W. Hill award for outstanding lifetime achievements in public relations; Joe Cohen, APR, Senior Vice President of Communications for KIND Healthy Snacks, will receive the Philip Dorf for leadership and mentorship; and Art Stevens, Managing Partner of The Stevens Group, will receive the PRSA-NY President’s Award for outstanding service and ethical conduct.



SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Signing on as a sponsor of the Big Apple Awards positions your company or brand in front of the nation’s largest and most influential workforce of professional communicators.  Exclusive and non-exclusive sponsorship packages are available. Most sponsorship packages include complimentary tickets.

View the 2016 Sponsorship Opportunities



LOOKING BACK

While we await the announcement of the 2016 winners, take a look back at
the "Best of" winners from 2015:

To see photos from past awards ceremonies, follow the link on the left-hand sidebar.    


ABOUT THE BIG APPLE AWARDS

The New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America established the Big Apple Awards program in 1988 to encourage excellence in public relations. The program has evolved to keep pace with a rapidly changing industry and continues celebrate the exciting and innovative successes of talented professionals working in the heart of the communications universe. Today, a Big Apple Award is recognized as one of the highest honors bestowed in public relations.

Learn more about the Big Apple Awards, including the scope, criteria and "Best of" awards



QUESTIONS

Questions about the Big Apple Awards can be sent via e-mail to BigAppleAwards@prsany.org, or call 212.228.7228

Click here for a full contact list for the 2016 Big Apple Awards team


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