To order additional awards, download the order form and email the completed form to prsanegala@gmail.com. The deadline to order additional awards is December 22, 2017.

Congratulations to Our 2017 Winners! 

CAMPAIGN CATEGORIES

Community Relations: Business - Services

Award of Excellence
Free Ad Day | Bozell 

Award of Excellence
Safe and Affordable Housing, First National Bank of Omaha | Bozell


Community Relations: Government

Award of Excellence
100 Block Parties | Emspace
City of Council Bluffs Mayor's Office

Award of Excellence
Step Up to Quality Provider Outreach | Emspace
Step Up to Quality

Award of Merit
Little Steps Big Impact, MAPA | Lovgren Marketing Group, Canary & Coal

Award of Merit
Student Assignment Plan/Student Transportation Redux | Omaha Public Schools
District Communications / Student Transportation


Community Relations: Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

Award of Excellence
Project Be Someone | Emspace
Project Harmony 

Award of Excellence
Children's Hospital & Medical Centers Parenting U, Children's Hospital & Medical Center | Lukas Partners

Award of Excellence
The Nebraska CASA Association Campaign, The Nebraska CASA Association | OBI Creative
Paul Berger, Patsy Sumner, John Kassmeyer

Award of Merit
JPII Newman Center Recruitment Outreach, Archdiocese of Omaha | Emspace

Award of Merit
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha 2016 Annual Report, Habitat for Humanity Omaha | OBI Creative
John Kassmeyer, Morgan McVay, Cameron Ramaekers


Reputation/Brand Management: Business

Award of Excellence
Share a Little Sweetness Tour, Sioux Honey Association Co-op | Bozell

 

Reputation/Brand Management: Government

Award of Excellence
Omaha Public Schools Re-brand, Omaha Public Schools District Communications with ASI Consulting
 

Events (Seven or fewer days): Business

Award of Excellence
Free Ad Day | Bozell

Award of Merit,
ORBT (Omaha Rapid Bus Transit) Brand Launch Event | Lovgren Marketing Group / SRF Consulting Group / AECOM / Metro Transit / The New BLK

 

Events (Seven or fewer days): Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

Award of Excellence
The Work Will Continue Statue Unveiling | Boys Town

Award of Excellence
Loessfest 2017 | Emspace, City of Council Bluffs

Award of Excellence
PACE News Conference, Pottawattamie Arts, Culture and Entertainment | OBI Creative
Ann Pedersen, Sara Hinds, Meg Housholder

Award of Merit
2017 ICAN Women’s Leadership Conference, ICAN | Emspace

Award of Merit
Lutheran Family Services Celebrates 125 Years, Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc. | Lukas Partners

 

Events (More than seven days): Business

Award of Excellence
Share a Little Sweetness Tour, Sioux Honey Association Co-op | Bozell

Award of Merit
Ervin & Smith Move | Ervin & Smith
Dani Hatfield, Kendra Galante, and Megan Belt

Award of Merit
OBI Creative 2018 Best of Omaha Campaign | OBI Creative
Meg Housholder, Alexis D'Amato, Emily Gauger, Sara Hinds, Olivia Ruhlman

 

Events (More than seven days): Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

Award of Excellence
Children's Hospital & Medical Centers Parenting U, Children's Hospital & Medical Center | Lukas Partners

Award of Merit
2017 College World Series, College World Series of Omaha, Inc. | Bozell

 

Public Service: Business

Award of Merit
Knowles Knows, Knowles Law Firm | Bozell

 

Public Service: Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

Award of Excellence
The Nebraska CASA Association Campaign, The Nebraska CASA Association | OBI Creative
Paul Berger, Patsy Sumner, John Kassmeyer 

Award of Merit
Raising Awareness of Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force, Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force | Lukas Partners

 

Public Service: Partnerships

Award of Excellence
Safe and Affordable Housing, First National Bank of Omaha | Bozell

Award of Excellence
Midtown on the Move Campaign | Emspace
Douglas County Health Department

Award of Merit
Little Steps Big Impact, MAPA | Lovgren Marketing Group, Canary & Coal

 

Public Affairs: Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

Award of Merit
ABDN Awareness Campaign, Associated Beverage Distributors of Nebraska | OBI Creative
Ann Pedersen, Katie Goetz, Nicole Schmoll, Sara Hinds

 

Marketing Consumer Products: Food

Award of Excellence
A Good Year To Be Mightie | Bailey Lauerman, Sun Pacific Team

Award of Excellence
Share a Little Sweetness Tour, Sioux Honey Association Co-op | Bozell

Award of Merit
Hiland Ice Cream: A Tradition for Generations Campaign, Hiland Dairy | Envoy, Inc.

 

Marketing Consumer Products: Beverages

Award of Merit
Hiland Dairy 100 Percent Nebraska Milk Outdoor Board, Hiland Dairy | Envoy, Inc.

 

Marketing Consumer Products: Packaged Goods

Award of Merit
Hiland Dairy Taste The Difference, Hiland Dairy | Envoy, Inc.

 

Marketing Consumer Products: Other

Award of Merit
Inclosed Retailer Outreach, Inclosed Letterpress Co. | Emspace

 

Marketing Consumer Services: Travel and Tourism/Hospitality

Award of Merit
Nebraska Passport Program, Nebraska Tourism Commission | Erin Wirth

 

Marketing Business to Business: Professional and/or Financial Services

Award of Merit
Loan Officers, First National Bank of Omaha | Bozell

 

Issues Management: Business

Award of Merit
Gordmans Rebranding Strategy, Gordmans | Lukas Partners

 

Issues Management: Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

Award of Merit
Methodist Hospital Parking Garage Redesign, Methodist Hospital | Emspace

 

Integrated Communications: Associations/Government/Nonprofit Organizations

Award of Excellence
Tuition Reset, College of Saint Mary | Bozell

 

Social Media Campaign: Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

Award of Merit
Boys Town Graduation Video and Social Campaign, Boys Town | Envoy, Inc., Weiss Productions

 

Outstanding PRSSA Chapter Project

Award of Excellence
Share the Love Blood Drive, UNL PRSSA | College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Nebraska Community Blood Bank

 

Outstanding Classroom Campaign

Award of Excellence
Redirect the Conversation, UNL PRSSA | College of Journalism and Mass Communication Bateman Competition Team
Erin Lenz, Cassie McCormick, Bari Pearlman, Karley Powell, Elizabeth Snyder, Phyllis Larsen, Sheri Sallee

Award of Merit
School of Communication Presents Campaign | University of Nebraska at Omaha School of Communication, Capstone Communication

 

Outstanding Relationship - Building Project

Award of Excellence
Mentor Program, UNL PRSSA | College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Elizabeth Snyder

 

Outstanding Campus Event

Award of Merit
Get Comfortable with Redirect the Conversation | UNL PRSSA, College of Journalism and Mass Communication
Erin Lenz, Cassie McCormick, Bari Pearlman, Karley Powell, Elizabeth Snyder, Phyllis Larsen, Sheri Sallee

 

Outstanding Community or Nonprofit Event

Award of Excellence
Santa Paws | UNO PRSSA, The Bookworm

Award of Merit
Lincoln CAN | UNL PRSSA, College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Food Bank of Lincoln

 

Outstanding Newsletter

Award of Merit
Alumni Newsletter | UNL PRSSA, College of Journalism and Mass Communication

 

Outstanding Branding Campaign

Award of Excellence
Nebraska Foster Parent Advocacy Network | MaverickPR
Sydney Edens, Khylie Kight and Dafnis Delgado

 

Outstanding Strategy to Address a Problem

Award of Excellence
Redirect the Conversation | UNL PRSSA, College of Journalism and Mass Communication Bateman Competition Team
Erin Lenz, Cassie McCormick, Bari Pearlman, Karley Powell, Elizabeth Snyder, Phyllis Larsen, Sheri Sallee

 

Outstanding Professional Development

Award of Merit
Smithsonian Folklife Festival | UNL PRSSA, The Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Megan Simonsen

 

TACTIC CATEGORIES

 

Media Kits: Print

Award of Merit
Packing Heat: Launching the LTO-Tracker, Leupold & Stevens | Swanson Russell, Allen Forkner

 

Media Kits: Digital/Online Media Room

Award of Excellence
Sitting is the New Smoking, Creighton University | Lukas Partners

 

News Conferences

Award of Excellence
Living Kidney Donor Chain Conference | Nebraska Medicine

 

Websites: Internal/Intranets

Award of Excellence
Boys Town Intranet Redesign | Boys Town

 

Websites: External

Award of Excellence
Unleash CB Website | Emspace, City of Council Bluffs Mayor's Office, Council Bluffs Convention and Visitors Bureau

Award of Excellence
VNA Website | Emspace, Visiting Nurse Association

Award of Merit
Hiland Dairy Website Company Section, Hiland Dairy | Envoy, Inc.

 

Word-of-Mouth / Viral / Street Marketing

Award of Excellence
Boys Town Everywhere Street Marketing Campaign | Envoy, Inc., Boys Town

 

Social Media: Consumer Products/Services

Award of Excellence
Share a Little Sweetness Tour, Sioux Honey Association Co-op | Bozell

Award of Merit
#FNBBucketList, First National Bank of Omaha | Bozell

 

Social Media: Associations/Government/Nonprofit Organizations

Award of Excellence
Nebraska Humane Society Dryer Drive | Nebraska Humane Society
Elizabeth Hilpipre, Brendan Gepson, Pam Wiese

Award of Merit
CAREEROCKIT Social, Greater Omaha Chamber | Ervin & Smith
Dani Hatfield, Kendra Galante, and Megan Belt

Award of Merit
Outlook Nebraska Toilet Paper Bowl Social Media, Outlook Nebraska | Lukas Partners

 

Videos: Internal

Award of Excellence
School of Communication Promotional Video, University of Nebraska at Omaha School of Communication | Capstone Communication

 

Videos: External 

Award of Merit
VNA Video, Visiting Nurse Association | Emspace

Award of Merit
Boys Town 100 Year Documentary, Boys Town | Envoy, Inc., Chvala Films

Award of Merit
Nebraska Medicine Video | Nebraska Medicine

 

Special Events / Outreach / Educational / Tradeshow: External

Award of Excellence
Soar with the Phillips 66 Aerostars, Phillips 66 Lubricants | Bailey Lauerman
Kathleen Al-Marhoon, APR

Award of Merit
Forge 2017 | Emspace

 

Newsletters/Magazines: Digital/Email

Award of Excellence
Textron Off Road Drive Wire E-Newsletter | Swanson Russell
Parker Stoner, Andrea Tremayne, Amanda Small, Jeff Patterson 

Award of Excellence
Tnemec E-Newsletter, Tnemec Company, Inc. | Bozell

Award of Merit
Hive, Sioux Honey Association Co-op | Bozell

 

Annual Reports: Associations/Government/Nonprofit organizations

Award of Excellence
VNA Annual Report | Emspace, Visiting Nurse Association 

Award of Merit
MAPA 2017 Annual Report | Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA)
Sue Cutsforth, Annie Pigaga

 

Brochures: Print

Award of Merit
Brochure for Fit Foundation, University of Omaha School of Communication | Capstone Communication

 

BEST OF SHOW: STUDENT

Redirect the Conversation | PRSSA

 

BEST OF SHOW: PROFESSIONAL

Share a Little Sweetness Tour, Sioux Honey Association Co-op | Bozell

 

CHAPTER SERVICE AWARDS

Newcomer of the Year

Dani Hatfield | Ervin & Smith

Chapter Service

Kathy Broniecki | Envoy, Inc.
Cris Hay-Merchant, APR | Bellevue University

Community Service

         First National Bank of Omaha

 

Special Achievement in Public Relations

Rachel Carver, APR

 

Professional of the Year

Monique Farmer, APR

 

 

 


 






 

 

 

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