PROTOS Awards 2016

PROTOS Gala

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2016 Board at PROTOS
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Winning Entries

Awards of Excellence

Internal Communications Materials-Internal Audiences:
County of Orange
County Connection Employee Newsletter

Collateral Materials-External Audiences
Communications LAB
Haiku Holidays

Article for Consumer Publication-Pitched
Ray and Associates PR
Ask Vet on KTVU Fox Channel 11

Article for Consumer Publication-Pitched
Visit Anaheim
Tweeting for Opportunity: Visit Anaheim Lands Prime Placement

Broadcast Productions
Orange County Transportation Authority-External Affairs
91 Express Lanes Life On Time Campaign

Press Release or Media Alert –Business to Business
Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. & Ketchum
Visualizing a Miracle: First-Of-Its-Kind Conjoined Twin Separation

News Release or Media Alert-Nonprofit
Master Plan Communications, Inc.
Sheckler Foundation’s 8th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament PR Campaign

Press Conference or Press Tour
Porter Novelli
SAN Rental Car Center

Creative Tactic/Stunt or Event
Visit Anaheim
Tweeting for Opportunity: Visit Anaheim Lands Prime Placement

Creative Tactic/Stunt or Event
Echo Media Group
Baldwin Hardware Design Summit

Best Single Media Placement-Print or Broadcast
Visit Anaheim
Anaheim Makes Ambitious Run to Expand Tourism Beyond Disneyland

Article for Trade Publication-Pitched
Idea Hall
Cox, Castle and Nicholson Addresses Affordable Healthcare Challenges

Public Affairs Program
Irvine Ranch Water District
IRWD Drought Outreach Campaign

Public Affairs Program
Communications LAB
Santa Margarita Water District “Reduce Your Use”

Media Relations Programs
Visit Anaheim
Visit Anaheim Rebrand PR Campaign

Media Relations Programs
Global Results Communications
Epson Future of Wearables

Media Relations Programs
Discovery Cube
Grand Opening of LA Kings Science of Hockey Exhibition

Media Relations Programs
Westbound Communications
Chapman University Survey

Media Relations Programs
Master Plan Communications
etnies’ X Hook-Ups Collaboration PR Campaign

Total Program-Nonprofit
Visit Anaheim
Visit Anaheim Rebrand PR Campaign

Total Program-Nonprofit
Chapman University
Hilbert Museum

Total Program-Nonprofit
Bower, Miller & Cole
Makes a Difference for the Orange County Rescue Mission

Total Program-Business to Business
Idea Hall
Cox, Castle and Nicholson Addresses Affordable Healthcare Challenges

Total Program-Business to Business
Lexi Astfalk, Judy Bower and Jenn Quader -Bower, Miller & Cole
Investor Interest to American Reality Advisors

Community Relations/Institutional Programs
Mesa Water Public Affairs Team
Mesa Water Saver Campaign

Community Relations/Institutional Programs
Orange County Transportation Authority
Measure M2 Ten-Year Review & Proposed Amendment Public Outreach

Total Program-Consumer Programs
Master Plan Communications, Inc.
DC Pipe Dream PR Campaign

Total Program-Consumer Programs
IMW Agency
The Flower Fields “Spring Into The Nature of Colors”

Special Events and Observances
Master Plan Communications, Inc.
Active Ride Shop Bakersfield Grand Opening PR Campaign


PROTOS Awards

Blogs
Abbott
Giving Millennials an “Eyeful” on Tumblr to Consider LASIK

Online Marketing Programs
Master Plan Communications, Inc.
DC Pipe Dream Online Marketing Campaign

Collateral Materials-External Audiences
Chapman University
Musco Center for the Arts Collateral – Preview Season

Website Development
Orange County Transportation Authority –External Affairs
Pacific Surfliner Webpage

Article for Trade Publication-Pitched
Idea Hall
Buchanan Street: The Playbook is Changing for High Volatility Loans

Article for Consumer Publication- Pitched
Westbound Communications
CHOICE Administrators: The Appeal of Multiplan Insurance Exchanges

Broadcast Productions
Cherri Springs Hernandez, FSB Core Strategies
Archways to Opportunities Video Series

Press Release or Media Alert-Business to Business
Idea Hall
Kearny Real Estate Company “The Press” Announcement

Press Release or Press Conference
Reveille Inc. and Community Service Programs
Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force Report Press Conference 2015

News Release or Media Alert – Nonprofit
Master Plan Communications, Inc.
Sheckler Foundation Golf Tournament

Best Single Media Placement-Print or Broadcast
Westbound Communications
St. Joseph Hoag Health Plants “Wellness Corners” Where People Work & Live

Special Events and Occurrences
Orange County Transportation Authority
64XPress Bus Dedication in Little Saigon

Special Events and Occurrences
Orange County Transportation Authority
Ortega Interchange Improvement Project Dedication Event

Special Events and Occurrences
Chapman University
Building World Class Excitement: Musco Center for the Arts Grand Opening

Special Events and Occurrences
Master Plan Communications, Inc.
Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation Boise Office Grand Opening Event

Public Affairs Program
Communications LAB
East Orange County Water District -“Sewer Area 7 Transfer”

Public Affairs Program
Communications LAB
Poseidon Water “Water Liability Agreement Term Sheet Approval”

Media Relations Programs
Teri Sawyer and Sandra Eckardt
PR Catapults Pedego to #1 Electric Bike Brand in U.S. with Nearly 1 Billion Impressions

Media Relations Programs
Duane Brozek, Epson America
Epson Disrupts Printing Market

Media Relations Programs
Communications LAB
Southern California Edison-Edison Scholars

Total Program-Business to Business
Lexi Astfalk and Jenn Quader, Bower, Miller & Cole
Boosted Visibility for Pasco Companies

Total Program-Business to Business
Master Plan Communications, Inc. 
AMETEK Prestolite Power TruBID PR Campaign

Total Program-Business to Business
Master Plan Communications, Inc. 
Raymond Handling Concepts Corp. Pink Pallet Jack PR Campaign

Total Program-Nonprofit
Reveille, Inc. and Discovery Cube
Discovery Cube Orange County Expansion

Total Program-Nonprofit
Master Plan Communications, Inc.
Sheckler Foundation Skate for a Cause Campaign

Community Relations/Institutional Programs
Westbound Communications
Mission Hospital Mental Health Stigma Reduction Campaign

Total Program-Consumer Programs
Reveille Inc. and Outlets at San Clemente
Outlets at San Clemente Grand Opening

Total Program-Consumer Programs
Ray & Associates Public Relations
Ray PR Launches Vet2Seven Mobile App

2016 Best in Show
Reveille, Inc. and Discovery Cube
Discovery Cube Orange County Expansion


Service Awards

Distinguished Service Award -Organization
UCI Office of Strategic Communications

Distinguished Service Award -Individual
Carolyn Mae Kim, APR

10 Years Of Service to Orange County Chapter of PRSA
Randy Taylor

Duplicate Awards

Duplicate awards are $59.00 each plus $15 shipping and handling charge per award. This will cover shipping and handling to any commercial delivery address in Southern California (cannot ship to PO Boxes; residential addresses may cost extra).  All duplicate awards must be paid in advance before production begins.

To place an order, complete the appropriate form and email allison@tustinawards.com:

CONTACT

Charla Batey
UCI Libraries
949/351-6914
charlajbatey@gmail.com