44th Annual Thoth Awards Ceremony to Honor Best Communications Campaigns in Washington
Annual Awards Gala to Celebrate Achievements of Area Communicators
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Public Relations Society of America – National Capital Chapter (PRSA-NCC) will celebrate the value of public relations and honor the talent and innovation in Washington public relations professionals at its 44(th) annual Thoth Awards Gala occurring on Thursday, September 13 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the National Press Club located at 529 14(th) St. NW in Washington, D.C.
This year’s awards gala theme is “Celebrating the Champions.” The special guest presenter is Michael Weiss, two-time Olympian, two-time World Bronze medalist and three-time U.S. champion figure skater. During the gala, 35 achievements will be recognized including 16 program categories that celebrate the very best PR campaigns and 19 component campaigns that highlight the top accomplishments in PR tactics. A distinguished panel of judges selected the finalists based on their record of excellence and accomplishments as well as their leadership qualities and ethical standards including a wide array of public relations agencies, private sector companies, government organizations, nonprofits, and trade and professional associations.
“This year’s winners implemented innovative communications strategies and demonstrated the true value of public relations by achieving impressive and accountable results,” said Suzanne Holroyd, PRSA-NCC 2012 President. “The Public Relations Society of America – National Capital Chapter looks forward to hosting an evening of celebration to honor the talent and successes of public relations professionals covering different facets of our industry.”
The evening will include heavy hors d’ oeuvres, desserts, cocktails, and networking. Gala tickets may be purchased in advance at: http://www.prsa-ncc.org/2012-thoth-awards-gala
The Thoth Awards would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors:
Event sponsor: PR Newswire
Speaker sponsor: Qorvis Communications
Diamond sponsors: Balance Interactive and Strauss Radio Strategies
Platinum sponsors: AfterShock Digi-Communications, CRT/tanaka and GRC Direct
PRSA-NCC Chapter Sponsors: BurrellesLuce, Business Wire, Crystal Communications, DS Simon, George Washington University, Green Buzz Agency, Hack Stone, Howard Consulting, Keenan PR, News Generation, Inc., Ogilvy Washington, Pepco, Professional Solutions, LLC, Travaille, US Navy Memorial, and Vocus
Follow the conversation on Twitter at #Thoth2012. For questions or for media inquiries, contact Thoth Awards Gala Chair, Lauren Lawson-Zilai, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For sponsorship opportunities, contact PRSA-NCC president elect, Samantha Villegas at email@example.com.
About Public Relations Society of America
National Capital Chapter (PRSA-NCC) PRSA-NCC is a professional public relations association of more than 1,500 members in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region. PRSA-NCC provides professional development programs, accreditation instruction, and networking. PRSA-NCC also promotes public relations education through five area Public Relations Society of America student chapters. For more information, please visit www.prsa-ncc.org or call (703) 691-9212. Connect with us on Facebook at PRSA_NCC or follow us on Twitter: @PRSA_NCC.
SOURCE Public Relations Society of America – National Capital Chapter