According to Jane Okumu Nandawula, the secretary general of Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU), the awards will be held at the end of the three-day regional conference. The meeting will gather PR practitioners from countries including; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda as well as the South African Public Relations Society (SAPRS) and the All Africa Public Relations Association (APRA). East African Public Relations Conference
This year's conference will be held from 21-23 November, under the theme 'The Next 50 Years of Public Relations'. The theme is in line with the celebrations to mark the 50 years of independence from British rule.
"EAPRA Conference & PRAU Excellence Awards are giving you the unique opportunity to market your products and services to directly 500 and indirectly to 8 million East African corporate, humanitarian and government populations," Mary Okurut, the Patron PRAU notes in an invitation letter.
Last year, Kampala-based fireworks Advertising emerged the overall winner
of the PRAU Excellence Awards after beating competitors to award.Categories
This year's PRAU Excellence Awards categories include: PR Campaign categories
- Best Media Management Campaign
- Best Event
- Best Crisis Management Campaign
- Best Corporate Social Responsibility Campaign
- Best Internal Communications
- Best Public Sector Campaign
- Best Not for Profit Campaign
- Best PR agency
- Best Corporate Publication
- Best Website
- Young Communicator of the Year
Submit entries now
- PRAU Golden Honors
- PRAU Sheppard Honors
Organisations or individuals may submit entries on behalf of themselves or others and may enter any number of categories. Deadline for submission is Moday,12 November 2012.
Hardcopy entries must be submitted to: Christeve House 29/29A, 3rd Floor, Suite 11, Nkrumah Road, P.O. Box 3206 Kampala.
For more, go to www.prauganda.com