After a year like no other – all things COVID-19, a state-wide ice storm, days and weeks without power and more – it is time to celebrate and recognize the best of the best in public relations campaigns and tactics in Fort Worth, Where the Best Begins.

WANTED! Award entries for the 2021 Worthy Awards

TIME PERIOD FOR AWARD CONSIDERATION

We know you have done trailblazing work since the summer of 2019, and you will have a chance to submit projects and tactics from a two-year time period (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2021).

PROGRAM CATEGORIES & TACTICS

To begin, review all of the award categories and details by downloading the information here!

In addition, in light of the ongoing pandemic, we have added a new category for COVID-19-related projects.

Nominations are also being accepted for:

  • Communicator of the Year: Awarded annually to one community member who has demonstrated leadership and communications ability while involved with an issue or event of significance to the greater Fort Worth region.
  • Dr. Douglas Ann Newsom, APR, Fellow PRSA Professional of the Year Award: To recognize public relations professionals in the Greater Fort Worth area who have attained significant achievements and made outstanding contributions to the profession.

DEADLINE DATES FOR AWARD SUBMISSION

  • Early Bird entries are due Friday, August 27, 2021 by 5 p.m. ($80)
  • The extended deadline to submit entries is Friday, Sept. 3, 2021 by 5 p.m. ($100)

There will NOT be a third party award entry platform this year and you will pay for entry fees, event tickets and sponsorships through Eventbrite. You can pay for entry fees by clicking on the orange button titled “Attend Event.”

SPONSORSHIPS

Special thanks to our first sponsor: Meg Benkel of Megraphics who is the Graphic Design Sponsor for the 2021 Worthy Awards. If you or your company are interested in sponsoring some element of the 2021 Worthy Awards, please email worthyawards@gmail.com.

So, round up your ace-high achievements, and bring on your best! Discover all of the details here.

Sincerely, Greater Fort Worth Chapter of PRSA

***SAVE THE DATE***

2021 Worthy Awards Reception

Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021

Downtown Cowtown at the Isis Theatre, Fort Worth, Texas

More details will be announced soon.

FOR MORE INFO CONTACT: worthyawards@gmail.com

Special thank you to the Worthy Awards Committee!

  • 2020-21 Worthy Awards Chair: Abigail Hodgson
  • Worthy Awards Co-Chair – Lesley Dupre
  • Worthy Awards Co-Chair – Laura Van Hoosier, APR
  • Worthy Awards Co-Chair – Kristin Sullivan