Welcome to 2017 PCC Golden Trumpet Awards Competition!

The Publicity Club of Chicago invites you to enter the 2017 Golden Trumpet Awards- the most prestigious awards program in the Midwest–honoring distinguished individual achievement of public relations and communications. These coveted awards are presented for excellence in planning, creativity and execution. This year for the 57th Annual Golden Trumpet Awards, the PCC continues to use a system that allows entries to be submitted and judged online– making entering and judging faster and easier than ever!
Apply HERE!

KEY DATES:

Entry Submission Deadline: Entries must be received via email to the office no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017

Late Deadline: Enties must be received via email to the office no later than 5pm on Friday, March 10, 2017 (Late fee will be incurred)

FINALISTS will be announced in mid-April.

June 1, 2017—Awards Dinner at The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago.

ELIGIBILITY:

All professional public relations and communications practitioners, self-employed or retained by organizations doing business within 500 miles of Chicago. Programs being entered must have been conducted between January 1 and December 31, 2016. Activities initiated prior to January 1, 2016 with results extending into 2015 are eligible. (NOTE: if you are not a member of PCC, you can receive a discount on membership of $50 which applies to anyone who is becoming a new member.  Join and you will save, save, save money on membership along with GT submission fees!)

GOLDEN TRUMPET AWARDS

Since 1959, The Publicity Club of Chicago has sponsored the Golden Trumpet Awards — the  most  prestigious  awards  program in the Midwest. The Golden Trumpets honor distinguished individual achievement of public relations and communications. These coveted awards are presented for excellence in planning, creativity and execution, and are awarded during a dinner featuring notable keynote speakers such as 39th president Jimmy Carter, Playboy CEO Christie Hefner and Tribune CEO Tony Hunter.

As a Golden Trumpet winner the entire team is recognized for their achievement.

Winning a Golden Trumpet is a game changer!

Hundreds of leading PR professionals attend the Golden Trumpets awards ceremony and dinner

Former President Jimmy Carter gave the keynote address at the 2013 Golden Trumpet dinner.

Volunteers help make the Golden Trumpet dinners a great introduction to Chicago’s PR “movers and shakers.”

The Golden Trumpet dinner is a terrific way to bond and network.