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Your online presence is often the only opportunity you have to interact with your audience.
Have your social media and digital communications led to success for your organization or clients?
PR Daily’s Social Media & Digital Awards will shine a spotlight on the digital campaigns, content, people and teams that not only grabbed attention on the crowded digital landscape, but turned engagement into positive results for their organizations or clients.
If you’ve created captivating content that caused people to stop scrolling, engage with your messaging and flat out led to success for your organization or clients, we’re looking for you.
Ragan will recognize all finalists—and announce category winners—at a special live event in June in NYC! To see what winning work looks like, check out last year’s winners.
Don’t miss out on your opportunity to earn recognition for the impressive and successful social media and digital comms work! Round up your best work from the past year, and complete your entries now.
Collaborative Social Media Communications
Digital Community Engagement
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Campaign
Healthcare Marketing Campaign
Media Relations Campaign
Online Newsroom/Brand Journalism
Paid Social Media Campaign
Public Affairs Campaign
Public Relations Campaign
Social Listening and Real-Time Response
Social Media Campaign
Thought Leadership Campaign
User Generated content
Website Redesign or Relaunch
Agency of the Year
Campaign of the Year
Team of the Year
Team of the Year (In-House)
HOW TO ENTER
On the entry form, be sure to include a thorough synopsis explaining the purpose and scope of your entry. The synopsis should be 350 to 900 words and include the following sub-headings (when applicable):
- Strategy and tactics
- Evaluation: success, results or ROI
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, links, videos and URLs to your submission. Proprietary or internal information can also be attached and will not be shared with the public.
The award program is open to in-house teams, agencies and individual practitioners in the private, corporate, nonprofit and government sectors. Vendors may also submit their work or their client’s work. Enter your work, the work of your organization or submit entries on behalf of your clients.
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 email him at email@example.com or call 312-960-4407.
This year’s program is open to any work executed between Jan. 1, 2022, and Jan. 20, 2023, inclusive.
The fee for this program is $425 per entry into standard categories. The entry fee into the Grand Prize categories is $475 per entry.
A late fee of $199 per entry will be added to all entries received after 11:59 p.m. Central time, Jan. 20, 2023.
Do you have a campaign, project 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 Social Media & Digital Awards program helps you measure the success of your work and prove the value of your contributions to your organization or clients. As a winner, you’ll earn publicity for your brand across our websites and social media audiences, a custom write-up about your campaign and a trophy.
Who can enter?Entries may be submitted by organizations worldwide. The only requirement is that entries be submitted in English. The program is open to in-house, agency, independent communication practitioners and vendors in the private, corporate, nonprofit and government sectors.
What does it take to be a winner?We look for top-quality work that shows clear, bold and creative ideas that benefit your business or client. Please provide metrics or results that back up your claims, and share creative collateral such as videos, visual design or websites that were a part of your project. Please look at our past award winners to see what gets recognized and rewarded. We encourage you to submit the same campaign to multiple categories, if you feel they are relevant. Doing so increases your chances of winning. You'll also save on multiple submissions of the same campaign or project.
Why are some deadlines extended?We extend deadlines based on applicant needs and upcoming promotional opportunities.
When will I find out results?Ragan will recognize all finalists—and announce category winners—at a special live event in June in NYC.
If you have any questions about the program or problems submitting your entry, please call Brendan Gannon at 312-960-4407 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in sponsoring one of Ragan Communications’ award programs, please contact Hannah Lavelle at 312-960-4628 or email email@example.com.
Ragan Communications is not responsible for international shipping fees related to trophies or certificates.