On November 19, 2014 the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)’s Capital Region Chapter held the 2014 Empire Awards at Proctors Key Hall.
The awards were created in 2008 to celebrate and commemorate the triumphs of the programs, projects and people that strengthen, promote and sharpen the public relations profession.
2014 Outstanding Awards:
Outstanding Practitioner: Rob Puglisi, Director of Communications, The Community Hospice
Outstanding Communicator: Philip Morris, CEO, Proctors
2014 Empire Award Winners:
Best in Show: “STAR Registration Campaign to 2.7 Million Homeowners” – New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
“So many reasons” – American Heart Association
“A New ERA for Upstate New York” – Corning Place Communications
“Introducing the Remembrance Garden at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery” – Pierce Communications/Albany Diocesan Cemeteries
“Making Equal Pay for Equal Work More than a Slogan” – Corning Place Communications
“EOC is on the move” – Capital District Educational Opportunity Center
“Overit gains press coverage to help secure athletic endorsements for local equestrian”-
“Non-Profit Organization, Center for Internet Security, Partners with Overit to Garner National Awareness and Executive Visibility” – Overit