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PR News Will Raise a Glass to the Top Communicators and Their Innovative Work at the Annual Platinum & Agency Elite Awards Luncheon in New York City

July 26, 2018

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PR News announced the finalists of the Platinum and Agency Elite Awards and will toast to their successes at an awards luncheon on September 21 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The finalists of the Platinum and Agency Elite Awards represent the innovative, risk-taking and strategic communicators setting the benchmark of excellence in the communications arena.

View the corporations, agencies, nonprofits and government organizations whose teams and campaigns made the finalist cut online at

The awards luncheon will kick off with an opening reception with libations and networking, and will be followed by the awards ceremony where guests will enjoy a three-course meal as winners are unveiled in over 40 categories such as PR Professional of the Year, CEO of the Year, Marketing Team of the Year and more.

Attendees will also hear from luncheon keynoter, Hannah Storm, the award-winning journalist, producer and director, a pioneer in the field of sports broadcasting for women, an advocate for children's issues, and a published author. She joined ESPN in 2008 and now serves as an anchor and host for prime time specials, SportsCenter on the Road, the ESPYs and more.

The awards luncheon is open to all professionals and individual tickets along with tables of 10 are available for purchase. Organizations can purchase a Platinum Package, which includes a table of 10 with priority seating, a half-page ad in the program guide, two bottles of champagne and an extra award for winners and honorable mentions. Register for the event online at

The Platinum and Agency Elite Awards Luncheon is sponsored by Business Wire.

For questions regarding the Platinum and Agency Elite Awards, contact Mary-Lou French at For awards luncheon sponsorship inquiries, contact Katie Sullivan at

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