In 1957, FPRA held its first Golden Image Awards program to celebrate excellence in public relations. Today the Golden Image Awards have become a standard of public relations excellence.

Winners of this prestigious awards competition demonstrate the very best examples of innovation, planning and design. 

FPRA’s Golden Image Awards program is conducted annually. Many of the entrants for this program participate in FPRA’s local Image Awards competitions. Participation in the Image Awards is not a requirement to enter the Golden Image Awards competition. 

60th Anniversary Golden Image Awards Banquet

This year’s Golden Image Awards Banquet will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 8 from 7 to 10 p.m. at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. Golden Image tickets are included with the price of full conference registrations (member registration or nonmember registration) or may be purchased separately. Sponsored tables are also available to guarantee seating assignments.

More About the Competition

The Golden Image awards competition includes four divisions of categories. They are as follows:

  • Public Relations Programs
  • Printed Tools of Public Relations
  • Digital Tools of Public Relations
  • Student Projects in Public Relations

To qualify for judging, a Golden Image entry must incorporate sound public relations research and planning. Entries must also meet the highest standard of production, execution and evaluation of results and budget.

Awards given in the Golden Image competition are:

Award of Distinction
Presented to entries that meet the standards of excellence set by a panel of judges.

Golden Image Award
May be presented to the top-scoring entry in each category if the entry meets predetermined criteria of excellence set by the judges.

Judges’ Award
Presented by judges for an outstanding entry that achieves maximum results while using a minimum amount of money.

Grand Golden Image Award
Presented to the best Golden Image Award-winning entry in Divisions B, C and D.

Dick Pope All Florida Golden Image Award
Presented to the best Golden Image Award-winning entry in Division A.

Submissions for FPRA’s Golden Image program are accepted every spring with the judging process taking place in June. This awards program culminates with an awards gala event that takes place during FPRA’s Annual Conference in August.

If you would like to re-order any of the awards presented at the Golden Image Awards, fill out the Golden Image Reorder Form.

2016 Golden Image Award Winner List

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