Signature Events

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PRSA SD/IC’s annual Edward L. Bernays Awards honors outstanding public relations campaigns, programs and tactics, and the dedication and contributions of public relations and communications professionals. This special celebration of the best and brightest in PR is typically held in the early fall. Past event locations include The Prado, Rancho Bernardo Inn, Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, Loews Coronado and the San Diego Natural History Museum.

The Bernays Awards is spearheaded by PRSA SD/IC board members and a committee of volunteers. The committee is responsible for selecting the event venue, arranging entertainment, coordinating awards judging and promoting the event. To find out more information, contact PRSA SD/IC Board Members Krystin Williamson and Sarah Mojarro.

Read about the 2016 Bernays Awards winners. View photos of the awards ceremony (Photos courtesy of Tim King Photography).

Summer Social

PRSA SD/IC’s annual Summer Social brings local professionals together to network, socialize and celebrate the public relations industry. It is also the organization’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The event is typically held between June and August. Past events have been held at some of hottest locations in San Diego, such as the W San Diego, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, Fluxx nightclub and the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.

Summer Social is spearheaded by PRSA SD/IC board members and a committee of volunteers. The committee is responsible for selecting the event venue, organizing a silent auction, arranging entertainment and promoting the event. To find out more information or to volunteer for the Summer Social committee, contact PRSA SD/IC Board Members Nikki Jimenez and Katie Nieri.

View photos of the 2015 Summer Social