This year marks the third annual DARE Awards, which recognise PR excellence within the North; Midlands; South East and East Anglia; South West and Wales; and Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Lord Black and Lord Chadlington will chair a panel of judges including Nelson Bostock Group CEO Lee Nugent, Eulogy CEO Adrian Brady and Gabi Ioan, programme engagement and change consultant at Vodafone Group Services.
Lord Chadlington said: "I’m very pleased to be once again chairing the PRCA DARE Awards – this is the regional and national PR awards, showcasing the very best in communications talent across the UK."
Black added: "There is so much raw talent right across the UK – that’s why the DARE Awards offer the perfect opportunity to show off your very best work."
The Awards are still open for entries – the deadline is this Thursday at 5pm. The shortlist will be announced on Wednesday 29 April.
There are five DARE Award ceremonies, taking place in Edinburgh on 20 May, Bristol on 4 June, Birmingham on 11 June, Manchester on 18 June and Brighton on 2 July.