New York's Top PR Industry Events 2010

By Michael O'Connell & Anna Sekula January 11, 2010, 12:30 PM EST

PR Week Awards

Photo: Larry Ford

1. P.R.S.A.’s Silver Anvil Awards
Then-White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs nabbed the PR professional of the year award at the Public Relations Society of America’s event at the Equitable Center last year. The 2010 dinner returns to the same venue in June.

2. PR Week Awards
The 10th annual awards for this industry publication brought 1,000 guests to Tavern on the Green on March 5. The ceremony crowned Ketchum and Ikea’s “Mark Lives in Ikea” initiative as the campaign of the year. The event will return to a new venue in March.

3. P.R.S.A. New York Chapter’s Big Apple Awards
The 22nd annual event for P.R.S.A.’s New York chapter gathered about 300 industry professionals on May 21 last year, when PainePR was named “Best of the Best” for its Iams holiday campaign. Traditionally held at the Rainbow Room, the dinner—tentatively set for May 27—will this year move to a new location.

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