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How to Win a Thoth Award: The Myth & Facts of the Egyptian God of Communications

presented by the PRSA-NCC Professional Development Committee
May 17, 2016 - 8:00am to 10:00am

Online registration is now closed for this event.  Please plan to register onsite.

8:00-8:30am - Registration, networking, continental breakfast
8:30-10:00am - Program and Q&A

Every organization, from government agencies and non-profits, to public and private companies, does great work in public relations.  Submitting entries for a PRSA-NCC Thoth Award or any other PR and communication award is an opportunity to showcase your most successful campaigns. Thoth Awards are given to all types of organizations, large and small. If you’ve never submitted an entry for a Thoth Award,  this is the year to start.  After all, this is Washington’s most prestigious award.

Join us on Tuesday, May 17 to learn how to effectively write and submit your best work for Washington, DC’s coveted PR award.  Our expert panel of judges and past winners will break the myths surrounding the application process, guide you through the submission procedure, and equip you with insider tips that will make your submission shine.  Don’t miss this opportunity to help make your entry stand out against the rest. 

The deadline for this year’s PRSA-NCC’s Thoth Awards is Monday, July 11.  That date will be here before you know it.  At this panel discussion attendees will learn:

  • Tips and ideas for first time submissions
  • How to make your application stand out
  • How to best determine which category to apply for
  • What judges look for in terms of project creativity
  • A better understanding of the internal processes to produce award-winning applications

Panelists Include:

  • Jeff Wilson, APR, Senior Director, Business Develoment & Agency Marketing, PadillaCRT
  • Sandra Wills Hannon, Ph.D., APR, Principal, The Hannon Group
  • Brigitte Johnson, APR, Adjunct Professor, Marymount University
  • Moderator: Sultana Ali, APR, PRSA-NCC President & Communications Officer at The Pew Charitable Trusts

Cost:
$35 PRSA and WWPR Members
$60 Nonmembers
$10 Students/Retirees

$10 more at the door.  Online registration closes at 10:00 on Monday, May 16.

Location:
U.S. Navy Memorial
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Metro:    Archives/Navy Memorial (yellow & green lines)