52nd Bell Ringer Awards Now Open for Submission

We’re now accepting submissions for the 52nd Annual Bell Ringer Awards, as well as for the Professional Awards: Striker, Ringer, and Crystal Bell.

This year, in an effort to establish greater consistency and ease of award application preparation, all entries must be submitted in slide format (Powerpoint or PDF files). You can see a sample entry narrative on the guidelines page. We are also introducing new categories as we continuously evolve alongside the communication industry, including Emerging Technology, Paid Media, and Nano Influencers. See below for the full list of new categories in 2020.

Deadlines are as follows:

  • Early bird ($30 discount): February 7, 2020 by 6 p.m. ET
  • Regular deadline: March 6, 2020 by 6 p.m. ET
  • Late entry ($125 fee per entry): March 13, 2020 by 6 p.m. ET

Questions? Click here for more information or email us at admin@prclub.org.

We can’t wait to celebrate your outstanding achievements at this year’s gala on June 4th, 2020, at The Royal Sonesta. We look forward to reading your submissions… Good luck!

New categories in 2020:

  • Single items: 
    • Diversity Initiatives
    • Emerging Technology
    • Infographic
    • Op-Ed Placement
    • Paid Media
  • Campaigns: 
    • Agency Marketing
    • External Spokesperson
    • Separate categories for B2B and B2C Social Media Campaigns
    • Nano Influencers