Entries now open for 2017 CommsCon Awards

Entries are now open for the biggest PR awards program in Australia, the CommsCon Awards.


This year one new category has been added to the program to reward the Influencer of the Year, recognising the celebrity, blogger or social media influencer who has done the most to move the needle for their brand partners.

Now in its fifth year, there are categories that recognise the importance of PR leadership and new talent along with Australasia’s best in-house and agency PR professionals.

CommsCon's 2016 Large PR Agency of the Year Red Agency

CommsCon’s 2016 Large PR Agency of the Year Red Agency

The CommsCon Awards, sponsored by Isentia, will also seek to recognise the best PR employer in the industry as well as the best boutique or small agency, the best midsize PR agency and the best large PR agency.

A full list of entry criteria can be found on the CommsCon website, with entries open until January 13, with a late deadline of January 20.

The awards take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney on March 30, 2017.

The full list of CommsCon Award categories for 2017 are:

  • Best Social Media or Digitally-led Campaign
  • B2C Campaign
  • B2B Campaign
  • Best Campaign with a Small Budget
  • Best Use of Owned Media
  • Internal Communications / Change Management
  • Best Issues Management
  • Launch or Relaunch Campaign of the Year
  • PR-led Event or Activation of the Year
  • Best Government Relations Campaign
  • Best Government Sponsored Campaign
  • Best Investor or Community Relations Campaign
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Pro Bono Campaign of the Year
  • Best Influencer Strategy
  • Best New PR Talent of the Year
  • PR Professional of the Year – Inhouse
  • PR Professional of the Year – Agency
  • PR Leader of the Year
  • Social Media Community Manager of the Year
  • Influencer of the Year
  • Best Use of Research / Insights
  • Best PR Employer
  • Best PR Team of the Year – Inhouse
  • Boutique or Small PR Agency of the Year
  • Midsize PR Agency of the Year
  • Large PR Agency of the Year

To enter please visit the CommsCon Awards website.


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