PROTOS Awards 2017


PROTOS are the highest honor given to Orange County public relations practitioners who have demonstrated their understanding of the public relations and communications process including conducting research, defining objectives, and demonstrating measurable results of initiatives. PROTOS not only recognizes an outstanding campaign, but also the individual items or components that contribute to the success of an overall program or campaign.

PROTOS 2017 Sponsors

Awards Ceremony


Don’t miss this year’s Awards Gala with Special Host, Elizabeth Espinosa from KTLA, Channel 5. Elizabeth is a multilingual two-time Emmy Award-winning reporter/anchor for KTLA. You can see her live reports every day on the KTLA Morning News. Her passion for storytelling has taken her across the hemisphere and into some of the world’s most treacherous regions. Most recently, Elizabeth produced and hosted a special report about disabled and abandoned children in El Salvador, Central America. A California native, Elizabeth was born and raised in Los Angeles. Join us this year at the 42nd Annual PROTOS Awards Gala and she announces the best PR programs and campaigns in Orange County!

Arrive early to catch the cocktail and networking hour starting at 6pm and connect with local businesses and professionals in the public relations industry. Dinner and awards gala will follow at 7pm. We’ll also have a number of silent auction items from a variety of Orange County hot spots and service providers. It’s the event of the year for OCPRSA

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Ticket Type Student Non-Member OCPRSA Member Table (10)
Through Sept. 28 $95 $210 $175 N/A

Pay below with PayPal (2.9% processing fee included). Or, email then mail a check made payable to OCPRSA to P.O. Box 422, E. Irvine 92650 by the early-bird reservation deadline.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Make your brand known by sponsoring the 2017 PROTOS Awards today and take advantage of maximum exposure! This is an opportunity to have your brand featured in front of hundreds of the area’s top public relations professionals from corporate, government and nonprofit enterprises. These are the people who plan and implement their organization’s annual communications efforts to outreach to the key stakeholder, media and the general public.

For sponsorship opportunities and questions please contact Angelique Navarro at

Sponsorship Levels:
Title Sponsor: $10,000.00
Presenting Sponsor: $5,000.00
Cocktail Reception Sponsor: $3,000.00
AV Sponsor: $2,500.00
Entertainment Sponsor: $2,500.00

Pay below via PayPal (2.9% processing fee included) or by check made payable to OCPRSA at P.O. Box 422, East Irvine, CA 92650.

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Distinguished Service Awards

The Distinguished Service Awards are the highest honors bestowed by OCPRSA. To nominate an outstanding individual or organization, please complete the appropriate online form linked below. No entry fee is required for either of the following service award categories. The nomination deadline is Friday, August 4.

Distinguished Service Award Nomination Forms:
Individual and Organization

2017 Committee

Angelique Navarro, Co-chair
Brittney Holbrook, Co-chair
Liz Wilkins
Emily Mason
Andrew Vo
Alisa Ohara


To participate as a volunteer committee member or if you have any questions, please contact Brittney Holbrook at or Angelique Navarro at


Brittney Holbrook
Rocket Science Media Group

Angelique Navarro
Johnson & Johnson Vision