All of us at PRSA are excited to celebrate the new year with you by recognizing the best of 2012!
At this year’s Empire Awards/Annual Meeting combined event, we will kick off the night with a networking hour and “State of the Chapter” address by 2013 Chapter President Mike Lesczinski, followed by delicious Treviso dinner. We will then recognize the “best of the best” public relations campaigns and projects of 2012 at our annual Empire Awards ceremony!
Come celebrate and network with your fellow PR professionals at our most popular event of the year and learn about what we have in store for 2013!
Register: $30 for PRSA members; $45 for nonmembers.
When: January 29, 2013. 5:30 pm – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Treviso, 257 Washington Avenue Extension Albany, NY 12205.
Hors d’oeuvres display with assorted imported and domestic cheeses, specialty breads, fresh cut vegetable crudités, assorted Italian relishes, fresh fruit display, assorted Chef’s choice hot stationary and butler passed items
Chef Attended Carving Station
Coffee & Tea Station
One Drink Ticket per person good for either one Beer, House Wine or Soda.
Outstanding Practitioner Award
2012 Honoree: Penelope Vavura, Pierce Communications
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.
2011 Tom Nardacci, Principal and Founder of Gramercy Communications
2010 Ben Marvin, The College of Saint Rose
2009 Jonathan Pierce, APR, Pierce Communications
2008 Jo Ann LeSage Nelson, APR, Pierce Communications
Outstanding Communicator Award
2012 Honoree: Matt Baumgartner, Owner, Bomber’s Burrito Bar Inc.
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.
2011 Dr. Alain E. Kaloyeros, Professor of Nanoscience and Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
2010 Ed Lewi, Ed Lewi Associates
2009 Linda Hillman, Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce
2008 Pamela Sawchuk Brown, Eric Mower and Associates