2016 PRoof Awards Call for Entries

The West Michigan Public Relations Society of Americainvites you to submit entries for the:

31st Annual West Michigan PRoof Awards A program of the Public Relations Society of America, West Michigan Chapter

West Michigan public relations professionals, agencies and corporate communications teams come together every year to enter their best work and honor accomplishments. This year marks the 31st anniversary of the West Michigan PRoof Awards, and we hope you’ll join us!

Thursday, May 5, 2015 6:00 p.m. Save the date! Entry Deadlines  Early Deadline: Entries submitted before midnight on Friday, March 4, 2016 Late Deadline: Entries submitted before midnight on Friday, March 11, 2016

2016 PRoof Entry Guidelines (includes links to upload entries and pay online)

CAMPAIGNS Per-Entry Fee by midnight March 4, 2016: $50 Chapter Member / $75 Nonmember Per-Entry Fee by midnight on March 11, 2016: $75 Chapter Member / $100 Nonmember

TACTICS Per-Entry Fee by midnight on March 4, 2016: $50 Chapter Member / $75 Nonmember Per-Entry Fee by midnight on March 11, 2016: $75 Chapter Member / $100 Nonmember

If you have questions about the entry process, email wmprsa@gmail.com, and we will be sure to help you out along the way. And don't miss our free workshop, where you can learn to create a winning entry.

REGISTER YOUR ENTRY

 

FREE AWARD ENTRY WORKSHOP!

 Never entered the PRoof Awards before? Feeling confused about the process? Let us help! A free entry workshop will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Grand Valley State University's Pew Campus, DeVos Center Building C, University Club room. Lunch will be provided. See event page for map and parking instructions.

RSVP is preferred but not required.

REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP

Women's Resource Center Named WMPRSA 'PR for Good' Client

strategies-for-workWMPRSA is pleased to announce that Women’s Resource Center has been chosen as the recipient of our PR for Good pro bono support services for 2014-2015. The Women's Resource Center advocates for women to achieve economic independence through meaningful employment. Their programs and services empower and educate. We look forward to supporting WRC in their mission to purposefully transform the employment outcomes for all women. As a special way that WMPRSA members can pay it forward, please bring an item to PRoof Awards on April 24 that can be used to help fill the Working Women’s Clothes Closet. Items in need include:

  • Gently used professional clothing
  • Dress shoes, handbags and accessories
  • Full-size personal care items like shampoo, toothpaste and deodorant
  • Paper, envelopes, pens, stamps and bus passes

If anyone would like to join the PR for Good committee to help with projects in support of Women’s Resource Center, please contact Terri Howe at thowe@howemarketing.com.

 

Call for Entries: 2013 PRoof Awards

The West Michigan Public Relations Society of America invites you to submit entries for the 2013 PRoof Awards. wmprsaproofawardspetershankman2012_233_HIGHRESEach year West Michigan public relations professionals, agencies and corporate communications teams are invited to enter their best work into the WMPRSA PRoof Awards. On April 25, 2013 during the 28th Annual PRoof Gala we will celebrate the hard work and acknowledge the accomplishments of all winners with a fun evening of food, networking, a speaker and awards presentation.

ENTRY DEADLINES Entries must be electronically submitted this year.

Deadline: Entries submitted by noon on February 27, 2013 Late: Entries submitted by noon on March 8, 2013

Deadline Extended! Entries due by noon on March 15, 2013.

ENTRY SUBMISSION DETAILS Download the 2013 PRoof Awards – Call for Entries This document explains the entry process and available campaigns and tactic categories

Ready to submit? Down the editable entry registration form

PROOF ENTRY WORKSHOP Join us for a free workshop and lunch to help you prepare your entries. Bring your questions to the Haworth Interface at MoDiv (40 Monroe Center, Grand Rapids) on February 8 at noon. First-time entrants will receive a $10 discount per entry if they attend the workshop.

QUESTIONS? Contact Kelli Cottrell

 

Register Now for the PRoof Awards With Special Guest Peter Shankman 4/25/12

Mobile Revolution The Next Revolution Will Occur in Your Pocket with Special Guest Peter Shankman - Author, Entrepreneur, Worldwide Communicator

Register Here: http://bit.ly/proofawards2012

Please join WMPRSA for an elegant evening honoring the achievements of some of West Michigan's best public relations campaigns and projects.

Wednesday, April 25

  • 6:00 pm Cocktails
  • 6:30 Dinner

Goei Center More: http://thegoeicenter.com/findus.html 818 Butterworth SW Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Free valet parking

Cost:

  • $50 member
  • $60 nonmembers
  • $30 students
  • $450 table of ten

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Amy Sawade for more information.