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Tuesday November 12, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST
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Hilton Albany (Downtown Albany) 
40 Lodge Street
Albany, NY 12207

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Paul Hook, Empire Awards Committee Chair 
Public Relations Society of America Capital Region Chapter 
518-465-8829 x 203

2013 PRSA Empire Awards 

Are you ready to celebrate the best of the best in Capital Region public relations for 2013?

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Capital Region Chapter created the Empire Awards competition in 2008 to celebrate and commemorate the triumphs of the programs, projects and people that strengthen, promote and sharpen the public relations profession. The competition is open to both PRSA members and non-members.

This year’s event will be held at the Hilton Albany (formerly the Crowne Plaza).

Cost: $35 for PRSA members; $50 for nonmembers. The registration price includes dinner. (Check back for full menu closer to the event.)

Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres; 6:30 pm - 8 pm Program.


Outstanding Communicator Award

2013 Honoree: Carolyn Jones, The Business Review

This award is given to a Capital Region professional/community leader/public figure who has demonstrated excellence in the field of communications. Both PRSA members and non-members are eligible.

Outstanding Practitioner Award

2013 Honoree: Ed Parham, Rueckert Advertising & Public Relations, Inc.

This award is given to a Capital Region public relations professional, who has achieved exceptional success, displayed the highest ethics, and is dedicated to serving the community and our profession. The awardee must be a member of the PRSA Capital Region Chapter.


2013 EMPIRE AWARDS FINALISTS – Who Will Take Home a Trophy?

American Heart Association, Credit Union Association, Corning Place Communications, Excelsior College, New York State Association of Counties, Overit Media, Pierce Communications, Rueckert Advertising & Public Relations and The Sage Colleges.