The Institute of Public Relations Ghana has launched its National PR and Communications Excellence Awards 2017.
The National PR and Communications Excellence Awards are opened to all parties involved in the use of PR and Communications; PR consultancies, free lancers, in house communications departments, Government and Non-Government agencies and media owners.
A press statement issued and signed by Henry Nii Dottey, Secretary, said IPR introduced the new award categories to reflect the ever-expanding communications eco-system.
He mentioned the new exciting categories as communicator of the year, internal communicator of the year, crisis communicator of the year, best in house team as well as digital and social media campaign of the year.
Mr Dottey stated the PR campaign of the year awards, PR consultancy of the year, PR organisation of the year for the commercial, Financial and Public sectors of Ghana.
Other categories include best community relations programme of the year as well as the most outstanding young professionals of the year as the already existing awards.
The programme would commence for entities on Monday 17th July to Friday 25th August 2017. He added that winning entries would be announced at a dinner and dance ceremony at the State House on November 17.