PRism Awards

2018 PRism Awards Ceremony

Thursday, June 14, 2018
The Wintergarden By Monroe’s
1 Bausch and Lomb Pl, Rochester, NY 14604

Schedule of Events: 
5:30 p.m. – Cocktail hour with open bar
6:30 p.m. – Cash bar begins and dinner is served
7:00 p.m. – Awards program begins
9:00 p.m. – Program concludes 


Parking: Guests have several parking options.

  1. Court Street Garage ($10 daily maximum)
  2. Midtown Garage ($2 for first two hours, $2 every hour thereafter)
  3. On-street parking near the venue (free after 6 p.m.)
  4. Other downtown parking garages near the venue (pricing varies)

Student Scholarship Fund:
Enter a reverse raffle or participate in a 50/50 raffle to support the Charles S. Smith Student Scholarship Fund.

Join us from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at The Wintergarden by Monroe's 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 Executive of the Year awards.

All work must have been produced between January 1, 2017, and March 16, 2018. Click on the following links for category descriptions and details on submission guidelines.

Program Category Descriptions

Element Category Descriptions

For questions, email Elaina Mancuso at or Sarah Blackwell at

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