Awards are presented to PR professionals who 'have successfully incorporated strategy, creativity and professionalism into public relations and communications programmes and strategies that showcase a successful public relations campaign,' according to PRISA, the Institute for Public Relations and Communications Management.
Morne Ebersohn, chairman of the PRISA Public Relations Consultants Chapter said the awards play an important role in benchmarking the standard of PR in South Africa.
Categories include corporate and financial, internal communications, consumer relations, industry and commerce, CSR, not for profit, planning, research & evaluation, integrated management and crisis communications. Awards also go to the best media/publicity relations, corporate campaign, consultancy and newcomer.
More information is available from the PRISA website: http://www.prisa.co.za