The CPRS Major and Special awards are presented annually to celebrate outstanding achievement and exceptional involvement in the profession by CPRS members.
Unlike the CPRS Awards of Excellence, participation in the program is reserved exclusively for CPRS members in good standing, with winners being nominated by peers.
Major Award recipients will be invited to accept their award at the CPRS National Conference, where they will get the chance to accept the award and deliver an acceptance speech to their fellow members.
Winners will also be featured on the CPRS website and celebrated at the local level.
Nominations for the 2023 CPRS Major and Special awards are open!
Please find the entry forms and detailed nomination criteria & instructions for each of the 2023 Major and Special Awards below:
New Major Award: the CPRS Thought Leader Award
CPRS is pleased to announce the establishment of the CPRS Thought Leader Award as part of the Society’s Major Awards program. The award is endowed in honour of Daniel Tisch APR, FCPRS, Chairman of Argyle and former chair of the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management. Our Major Awards are our most prestigious and recognize significant professional achievements by our most experienced industry leaders.
The inaugural CPRS Thought Leader Award, which includes an honorarium of $1,000, will be presented at the CPRS National Conference taking place from June 4-6, 2023, in Whistler. The nomination criteria can be found here, and the submission deadline is Friday, May 19.
We look forward to receiving the initial submissions and look ahead with pride as we envision the first recipient being announced in a few weeks.
Thank you to Argyle for supporting this Award and helping in its establishment and execution.
Browse the tabs in the table to your left to learn more about each CPRS Major and Special awards and view the past winners.
While no entry fees are required to nominate, due to the stringent criteria, some Major Awards may not be awarded every year.
For more information on Major Awards, contact the National Office .