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Learn more about current programs here.
Audiences are inundated with digital content on a daily basis.
PR Daily’s Social Media & Digital Awards will honor the organizations, people and teams who excel at capturing the attention of these busy viewers, leading to business success.
This is your opportunity to showcase your digital prowess and earn recognition for your campaigns and content that cut through the noise on the crowded digital landscape and engaged audiences.
PR Daily will recognize the best digital storytellers of the past year in dozens of categories. Does your work belong on this list?
If you’ve created compelling content, it’s time to gather up your best social media and digital communications work from the past year and enter PR Daily’s Social Media & Digital Awards! Don’t miss the January 21, 2022, entry deadline.
CAMPAIGNS AND CATEGORIES
Contest or Game
Digital Community Engagement
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Campaign
Email Marketing Campaign
Healthcare Marketing Campaign
Media Relations Campaign
Most Engaged Brand
Online Newsroom/Brand Journalism
Paid Social Media Campaign
Personalized Marketing Campaign
Public Affairs Campaign
Public Relations Campaign
Social Listening and Real-Time Response
Social Media Campaign
Voice Search Campaign
Digital Agency of the Year
Digital Communicator of the Year
Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year
Digital Team of the Year
Social Media Campaign of the Year
Social Media Do-er of the Year
Social Media Influencer of the Year
Social Media Strategist of the Year
HOW TO ENTER
On the entry form, please include a thorough synopsis explaining the purpose and scope of your entry. Tell us why your campaign, content or strategy should be selected as the winner. We ask that the synopsis is a minimum of 300 words and a maximum of 1,000 words and includes the following sub-headings (when applicable).
- Strategy and tactics
- Evaluation: success, results or ROI
People or Teams Entry
If submitting a nomination on behalf of yourself, your team, or another individual, tell us in 300 to 1,000 words about the nominee’s or team's work in the previous 12 months. Please include examples of projects or initiatives that have proved beneficial to their organization and have distinguished them among their peers. When applicable, please include the following sub-headings:
- Strategy and tactics
- Evaluation: success, results or ROI
You also may include other information that you feel strengthens your entry.
Be sure to follow the guidelines laid out in the category descriptions, as the judges will look for those elements when they select the winners.
You will be able to upload additional documents to your submission. We encourage you to include press releases, design concepts, videos, analytics, testimonials and anything else you feel will give us a better sense of your project. Proprietary or internal information can also be attached and will not be shared with the public.
Supporting documents that can’t be uploaded to the system should be mailed to:
10 S. LaSalle St., Suite 310
Chicago, IL 60603
These awards are open to in-house, agency and independent communication practitioners in the private, corporate, nonprofit and government sectors. Enter your work, the work of your organization or submit entries on behalf of your client.
Companies from around the world are welcome to enter as long as the entry is submitted in English.
Contact Brendan Gannon to find the perfect category for your campaign or project. You can call 312-960-4407 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year’s program is open to any work executed between Jan. 1, 2021, and Jan. 21, 2022, inclusive.
The fee for this program is $425 per entry.
A late fee of $199 per entry will be added to all entries after 11:59 p.m. Central time, Jan. 21, 2022.
Do you have an campaign, project, individual or team you'd like to enter into multiple categories? Pay the original entry fee, and then only $199 for each additional category!
All entries are non-returnable and non-refundable.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should you apply?Our award programs help you measure the success of your work and prove the value of your contributions to your organization or clients. You can set yourself apart in the industry as an expert, which will open doors throughout your career. As a winner, you’ll earn publicity across our websites and social media audiences, a custom write-up about your success and a trophy.
Who can enter?Global organizations are welcomed—this awards program recognizes companies, individuals and teams, worldwide, as long as the entry is submitted in English. These awards are open to in-house, agency and independent communication practitioners in the private, corporate, nonprofit and government sectors. Enter your work, the work of your organization or submit entries on behalf of your client.
What does it take to be a winner?We are looking for top-quality initiatives, campaigns, individuals or teams that show clear, bold and creative ideas that benefit their business or client. Please provide metrics and results that back up your claims, and share creative collateral such as photos, videos, testimonials of your work. Please look at our past award winners to see what gets recognized and rewarded. We encourage you to submit the same program, initiative, individual or team into multiple categories, if you feel they are relevant. Doing so increases your chances of winning.
What are the entry requirements?Tell us in 300-1,000 words about your work in the previous 12 months. See the How To Enter section for further information. You may also include supporting materials you believe will help our judges evaluate your entry.
Why are some deadlines extended?We extend deadlines based on applicant needs and upcoming promotional opportunities.
When will I find out results?Finalists will be announced in spring 2022, with a winners' announcement one month after the finalist announcement. Announcements will be made with a headline on our website, in our daily email newsletter and on our social media platforms. Emails notify entrants of these announcements. As deadlines are extended, so are expected announcement dates.
If you have any questions about the program or problems submitting your entry, please call Brendan Gannon at 312-960-4407 or email email@example.com.
If you are interested in sponsoring one of Ragan Communications’ award programs, please contact Hannah Lavelle at 312-960-4628 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ragan Communications is not responsible for international shipping fees related to trophies or certificates.