Are you a young star of UK PR? PRWeek begins search for 30 Under 30 2017

PRWeek UK has launched its search for the brightest young stars of UK PR in 2017, who will be recognised in this year's 30 Under 30.

Toasting success: some of last year's 30 Under 30. Who will make the 2017 list?
Toasting success: some of last year's 30 Under 30. Who will make the 2017 list?

From today, PR professionals aged under 30 can be nominated for inclusion in the prestigious list, which recognises those with the greatest potential to become industry leaders of the future – and those who have achieved greatness already.

Successful applicants will be photographed and interviewed for a special feature in the July edition of PRWeek UK. The photography will take place at the London office of Hanover Communications, with a drinks reception and networking event afterwards.


Click here to see last year's PRWeek UK 30 under 30


A judging panel of industry experts has been put together to decide who makes the cut, including: Louise Evans, director of corporate affairs, Sainsbury's; Rebecca Grant, UK MD and head of consumer marketing EMEA, Cohn & Wolfe; Gerry Hopkinson, co-founder, Unity; Francis Ingham, director general, PRCA; Charandeep Singh, 30 Under 30 alumnus and head of external relations, Scottish Chambers of Commerce.

Entry is open to any UK-based PR or public affairs professional aged under 30 on 21 July 2017, working either in-house or agency-side.

The online application form must be completed by a nominator (usually a line manager or similar); entries from nominees will not be accepted.

Nominees must be available for a photoshoot in London on the afternoon of Thursday 8 June. Nominees must also be prepared to answer a short Q&A on themselves and be willing to be interviewed by PRWeek.

Please do not enter someone who is unable to attend on 8 June, or anyone previously named in the 30 Under 30.

Click here to access the online 30 under 30 2017 application form. 

Entries close on Wednesday 5 April.

Email john.harrington@haymarket.com with any questions, or click here to find out more about PRWeek’s 30 Under 30 contingent from 2016.


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