Meeting/Event Information


June 15, 2017

2017 PRism Awards Ceremony
June 15, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Arbor Loft
17 Pitkin Street
Rochester, NY 14607
An Anvil Awards Program

$55.00 PRSA Member Ticket

$70.00 Guest Ticket

$55.00 PRSSA Member/Student Ticket

$100.00 Reserved Table (requires additional purchasing of 8 tickets)

$130.00 Reserved Table with Champagne (requires additional purchasing of 8 tickets)

Join us from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, 2016 at The Arbor Loft for an evening of celebration and industry recognition among colleagues in the Rochester public relations profession.

Rochester’s PRism Awards recognize complete public relations programs and tactical elements incorporating sound research, planning, execution and evaluation. They must meet the highest standards of performance in public relations to be considered for a PRism Award. Individuals will also be awarded Rising Star and Sharleen M. Bruse awards.

Reserve your spot at the front of the room! Purchase 8 tickets (member, non-member or a combo) add “Reserved Table” to your cart and voila, rock star seating! You can also add champagne to your reserved table by selecting "Reserved Table with Champagne" when registering. 

Check payments can be mailed in advance to PRSA Rochester's treasurer Sarah Blackwell at Break the Ice Media, 56 N Main Street, Pittsford, NY 14535. Sarah can also assist with payment questions via email at

More information on the 2017 PRisms can be found at the PRism homepage.


The Venue: The Arbor Loft is located in the space above Hart’s Local Grocers, with an entrance on Pitkin St. See a google map of the entrance here.

Parking: Guests have several parking options. Don't get towed. Please do not park in the Hart’s Local Grocers, The Little or 2Vine parking lots.
1) Valet service provided free of charge by Lakeview Valet. Pick-up/drop-off at 17 Pitkin St., in front of the Arbor Loft entrance.
2) Self-park in teacher's union lot at 30 N. Union St.
3) On-street parking near the venue. (Free after 6 p.m.)
4) East End Garage on Scio St. (Daily max $8)

Schedule of Events: 
5:30 p.m. – Arrive
5:45 p.m. – Cocktail hour with open bar
6:45 p.m. – Cash bar begins and dinner is served
7:00 p.m. – Awards program begins
8:30 p.m. – Program concludes 

Student Scholarship Fund:
Play Bingo (PR-style) and enter the 50/50 raffle to support the Charles S. Smith Student Scholarship Fund.

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