Entry Deadline: Sept. 30, 2022

Honoring the Best Firms & Campaigns

Agency and client harmony is crucial for creating and executing successful campaigns, initiatives, crisis responses and more. PR Daily’s Top Agencies Awards will honor the firms that over-deliver on their promises to clients and raise the bar on effective communications strategies and tactics. Enter your firm and your best work in this high-profile awards program, which will serve as the go-to list for communicators worldwide.

In addition to extensive editorial coverage and promotion reaching more than 300,000 communicators and business leaders, those winning a PR Daily Top Agencies award will receive a trophy and other promotional assets to showcase their unique standing in the community.

PR Daily’s Top Agencies Awards underscore the breadth of offerings among communications firms, providing our broader community a more complete guide to the partners that can make a reputational difference. Is your agency one of them? Share your successes and enter today.

CATEGORIES

TOP AGENCIES

 Large Agencies of the Year (Current annual income: $65 million or more)

 Midsize Agencies of the Year (Current annual income: $15 million to $65 million)

 Small Agencies of the Year (Current annual income: $5 million to $15 million)

 Boutique Agencies of the Year (Current annual income: Less than $5 million)

 New Agencies of the Year

 Business to Business Agencies of the Year

 Consumer Agencies of the Year

 Event Marketing Agencies of the Year

 Healthcare Agencies of the Year

 Public Affairs Agencies of the Year

 Technology Agencies of the Year

CAMPAIGNS/INITIATIVES

 Community Relations

 Creative/Design

 Crisis Management

 Employee Communications

 Employer Branding

 Event/Experiential Marketing

 Inclusive Communications

 Marketing

 Media Relations

 Nonprofit/Charity

 Pro Bono

 Public Affairs

 Public Relations

 Purpose

 Reputation Management

 Social Media & Digital

 Social Responsibility (CSR & ESG)

 Thought Leadership/Executive Communications

PEOPLE & TEAMS

 Agency Leaders of the Year (SVP or above)

 Agency Executives of the Year (VP & Manager Level)

 Agency Teams of the Year

HOW TO ENTER

On the entry form, tell us what makes the agency, campaign/initiative, person or team one of the best from the past year.  We ask that the synopsis is a minimum of 300 words and a maximum of 1,000 words.

**Categories are open to all agency types: PR, Marketing, Digital or Integrated. Entries may be submitted by an employee of the agency, or a client or partner of the agency. 

When applicable, please include the following sub-headings:

  • Goals
  • Strategy and tactics
  • Execution
  • Evaluation: success, results or ROI

You also may include other information that you feel strengthens your entry.  

You will be able to upload additional documents to your submission. We ask that you please include at least two supplemental materials and 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.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Entries may be submitted by agencies of any type, worldwide. We also accept client or partner nominations on behalf of agencies. The only requirement is that entries be submitted in English.  

Contact Brendan Gannon to find the perfect category for your campaign or project. You can call 312-960-4407 or email brendang@ragan.com.

This year’s program is open to any work executed between Sept. 1, 2021, and Sept. 23, 2022, inclusive.

ENTRY FEES

The fee for this program is $425 per entry.

A late fee of $199 per entry will be added to all entries received after 11:59 p.m. Central time, Sept. 23, 2022.

Do you have an agency, campaign, person 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.

W-9 Form / Tax ID Number Request

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of agencies are eligible?
All PR, Marketing, Digital or Integrated agencies are eligible for this awards program.
What types of campaigns/initiatives are accepted?
We accept all types of campaigns/initiatives: PR, Marketing, Digital or Integrated.
Why should you apply?
Our Top Agencies Awards help you measure the success of your work and prove the value of your contributions to your clients. You can set yourself apart as one of the most sought-after agencies. Those making the list will earn publicity for their agency across our websites and social media audiences, a custom write-up about their work and a trophy.
Who can enter?
Entries may be submitted by agencies of any type, worldwide. We also accept client or partner nominations on behalf of their agency. The only requirement is that entries be submitted in English.
What does it take to be a winner?
We are looking for top-quality work that shows clear, bold and creative ideas that benefit your client(s). Please provide metrics or media coverage that back up your claims, and share creative collateral such as videos, visual design or websites that were a part of your project. We encourage you to submit your entry into multiple categories, if you feel they are relevant. Doing so increases your chances of winning.
What are the entry requirements?
Be sure to follow the guidelines laid out in the "How To Enter" section. Work must have been executed between Sept. 1, 2021 and Sept. 23, 2022, inclusive.
Why are some deadlines extended?
We extend deadlines based on applicant needs and upcoming promotional opportunities.
When will I find out results?
We try to announce a list of finalists six to eight weeks after the close of the program. The announcement of the winners comes about four weeks after the announcement of the finalists. Each announcement 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.

Additional Questions

If you have any questions about the program or problems submitting your entry, please email Brendan Gannon at brendang@ragan.com or call 312-960-4407.

Ragan Communications is not responsible for international shipping fees related to trophies or certificates. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in sponsoring one of Ragan Communications’ award programs, please contact Hannah Lavelle at 312-960-4628 or email hannahl@ragan.com.