PRSA-NCC Announces its 45th Annual Thoth Awards Gala DC-Area PR Professionals Encouraged to Submit Best Communications Campaigns

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Public Relations Society of America's National Capital Chapter (PRSA-NCC) announces its call for entries for the 45th Annual Thoth Awards. The Thoth Awards finalists who demonstrate the true value of public relations will be honored at the Thoth Awards Gala occurring on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Pavilion Room in The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. 

The Awards are named after Thoth (pronounced "tot"), an Egyptian god of wisdom who is credited as the inventor of communication and writing. In the spirit of Thoth, PRSA-NCC will honor the most outstanding public relations programs and components developed and produced in the greater Washington, D.C. area. Public relations achievements are recognized in 35 categories, including 16 program categories that celebrate the very best strategic communications campaigns and 19 component categories that highlight top accomplishments in public relations tactics.  

"The Thoth Awards Gala is such an important event for the D.C. PR community, because it showcases what our peers in the industry believe is the very best work in PR. This year's Gala is shaping up to be quite special. We will be hosting the Gala in the fantastic Pavilion Room of the Ronald Reagan Building. In addition to the Thoth Awards celebration, the program will also include a Hall of Fame induction." said PRSA-NCC President Samantha Villegas, APR. "We hope that our members and guests will don their best cocktail attire and join us for what will truly be a memorable and fun event."

The early deadline to submit entries at a discount is Friday, June 7 2013. The final deadline for entries is Friday, July 5, 2013. PRSA-NCC sponsors the local Thoth competition to recognize and reward outstanding achievements in public relations and to encourage continued excellence in the field. For more information about the categories and the entry process, visit the 2013 Thoth Awards Call for Entries page. Entries will be judged by senior level practitioners in good standing with PRSA-NCC.

The Thoth Awards would not be possible without generous sponsorship support including:
Thoth Sponsors: PRNewswire
PRSA-NCC sponsors:
Crystal Communications and Marketing, CRT/tanaka, The Independent PR Alliance, Ogilvy Washington, Pepco, Professional Solutions LLC, SaViPR LLC, Social Driver, Susan Davis International The United States Navy Memorial and Heritage Center, Vocus, and West Virginia University's Integrated Marketing Communications Graduate Program.

Follow the conversation on Twitter at #Thoth2013. 

Event Contact: Anup Samanta, anup.samanta@gmail.com

Entries Contact: Amy Goodwin, agoodwin@jhmi.edu

Sponsorship Contact: Rebecca Andersen, randersen@pacificbridgemarketing.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.

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