CommsCon Awards 2015 now open for entry

Entries have today opened for Mumbrella’s awards for the communication, public relations and social media industry the CommsCon Awards.

CommsconNow in its third year, the CommsCon Awards have been extended with an increased emphasis on celebrating the role of in-house public relations teams, with 2015 being the first year that the awards will now recognise the best in-house PR team of the year.

The 2015 CommsCon Awards awards will also highlight the growing importance of using owned media assets as part of a comprehensive media strategy with a new award recognising excellence by PR professionals in the best use of owned media.

Building on the success of last year there will be categories that recognise the importance of PR leadership and new talent along with Australasia’s best in-house and agency PR professionals.

Last year's CommsCon Awards event

This year’s CommsCon Awards celebration

The CommsCon Awards will also seek to recognise the best PR employer in the industry. The best boutique or small agency, the best midsize PR agency and the best large PR agency will also be recognised.

The full list of CommsCon Award categories for 2015 are:


  • Best social media or digitally-led campaign
  • Best B2C campaign
  • Best B2B campaign
  • Best work by a small team or small agency
  • Best use of owned media
  • Best internal communications or 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 relations campaign
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Pro bono campaign of the year


  • 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


  • Best use of research / insights
  • Best reporting and use of measurement/evidence of effectiveness
  • 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

The closing date for award entries is seven weeks from today on Friday January 30 with a late entries date February 6. Information on how to enter can be found on the ComsCon Awards website.

The awards are part of the CommsCon conference taking place on March 18 in Sydney.


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