2017 MANITOBA COMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR AWARDS GALA

CPRS Manitoba invites you to attend the 10th Annual Manitoba Communicator of the Year (MCOY) Awards

When: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Where: Winnipeg Art Gallery
Cocktail Reception 5:30 p.m. | Dinner and award presentations to Follow

Join us we honour this year’s award winners and celebrate ten years of communications excellence in Manitoba!

CPRS Manitoba is thrilled to congratulate our 2017 MCOY Recipients!

2017 Large Campaign Award Recipient

Laura Curtis, Assiniboine Park Conservancy

2017 Small Campaign Award Recipients

Chris Albi, Jennifer Doerksen & Colleen McVarish, Winnipeg Harvest

2017 Crowning Achievement Award Recipient

Susan Olynik, Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries (retired)

Early Bird tickets available until Wednesday, April 12, 2017*
Members                                $80
Non-Members                        $100
Student Members                  $45
Student Non-Members           $50

Ticket Prices after April 12, 2017*
Members                                $95
Non Members                        $115
Student Members                  $55
Student Non-Members          $60

Purchase your tickets online.
*Prices do not include Eventbrite fees

MCOY Nomination Deadline Extended!

Winnipeg Art Gallery \\ Photo by AJ Batac-flickr
Winnipeg Art Gallery Photo by AJ Batac-flickr

Running out of time to get your submission in for that awesome communications professional you know? Well, we have some great news for you…

Nominations for CPRS Manitoba’s 10th Annual Manitoba Communicator of the Year (MCOY) Awards have been extended to March 10, 2016!

Do you know a great communications professional who should be recognized for their efforts? Is it time for you yourself to be acknowledged for the great work you do? Then what are you waiting for?

Celebrating excellence in communications, the MCOY award honours individuals and organizations whose work in public relations or communications has made a significant impact.

This year, we are excited to have three MCOY Award categories open for nominations:

  • Small Campaign Award (Budgets less than $20,000)
  • Large Campaign Award (Budgets greater than $20,000)
  • Crowning Achievement Award

The awards are open to Manitoba practitioners, and nominees do not have to be professional communicators or CPRS members to be eligible for a MCOY award. Eligible practitioners may also nominate themselves for a MCOY award.

Nomination guidelines and forms can be found on our website at www.cprs.mb.ca. Please send any questions to mcoy@cprs.mb.ca

The *NEW* (and final) Deadline for nominations is Friday, March 10, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. CST.

SAVE THE DATE!

The MCOY awards will be presented at a gala evening on April 20, 2017 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Details to come…

Calling All Communicators!

Winnipeg Art Gallery \\ Photo by AJ Batac-flickr
Winnipeg Art Gallery // Photo by AJ Batac-flickr

CPRS Manitoba Wants Your Nominees for the 10th Annual Manitoba Communicator of the Year Awards

The Canadian Public Relations Society, Manitoba Chapter is excited to announce that nominations are now open for the 10th Annual Manitoba Communicator of the Year (MCOY) Awards.

Celebrating excellence in communications, the MCOY award honours individuals and organizations whose work in public relations or communications has had a significant impact in the community.

View the nomination guidelines here.

2017 Award Categories

There are three MCOY Award categories open for nominations:

Small Campaign Award (Budgets less than $20,000) [nomination form]
Large Campaign Award (Budgets greater than $20,000) [nomination form]
Crowning Achievement Award [nomination form]

The Small and Large Campaign Awards are open to Manitoba practitioners in business, government, non-profit and community organizations whose efforts in the past two years (January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2016) have resulted in a greater understanding of a specific issue, successful promotion of a cause, expert management of a crisis, or the public’s acceptance of an organization’s mandate. The accompanying budget levels of each award category ensure nominees are evaluated on a level playing field against their peers.

The Crowning Achievement Award is open to a Manitoba practitioner who has made a substantial contribution to or an outstanding achievement in the field of public relations or communications over the course of their career.

Nominees do not have to be professional communicators or CPRS members to be eligible for a MCOY award.

The MCOY award will be presented at a gala evening on April 20, 2017. Further details will be announced shortly.

New this year! Two categories for Manitoba Communicator of the Year award!

CPRS Manitoba celebrates excellence in public communications, and developed the Manitoba Communicator of the Year (MCOY) award in 2008 to honour individuals and organizations whose work in public relations or communications has had a significant impact.

New this year is the creation of two distinct categories that have been developed to recognize communicators in Manitoba who work at all levels with varying budgets and resources. These new categories will ensure nominees are evaluated on an equal playing field against their peers. The new categories allow candidates to be nominated in the Small Campaign Category (budget less than $20,000) and the Large Campaign Category (budget greater than $20,000).

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