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2018 Edward L. Bernays Mark of Excellence Awards Ceremony

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Details

Date:
October 25
Time:
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

The Alexandria At Torrey Pines
10996 Torreyana Rd
San Diego, CA 92121 United States
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Bernays Style Reimagined.

In true Mad Men style, this year’s awards ceremony is about to get a lot more glamorous. In lieu of the traditional dinner reception, this year’s event will begin with a cocktail hour and heavy hors d’oeuvres in the iconic Helvetica bar and lounge, then move into the state-of-the-art Illumina Theater for the awards program. The evening will be capped off by the first ever official Bernays Awards afterparty back in the Helvetica with a champagne toast and dessert to celebrate our achievements.

Cocktail Hour and Silent Auction (5:30-7 p.m.)

  • Heavy hors d’oeuvres
  • Each guest will receive one complimentary drink during the cocktail hour
  • Additional alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available through a no-host bar
  • Silent auction to support PRSSA Students and PRSA SD/IC New Pros programming
  • Complimentary photo booth

Awards Ceremony (7-8:15 p.m.)

  • Elegant theater setting in the state-of-the-art Illumina Theater
  • Priority, reserved, front seating for row sponsors
  • Award winners encouraged to collect their award from the ceremony host and proceed to the step-and-repeat area for professional photos

Bernays Soirée – the Official Afterparty (8:15-9 p.m.)

  • Complimentary champagne toast and dessert in celebration of the night’s winners
  • Additional bottles of champagne available for purchase, a portion of the proceeds from which will be contributed to PRSA SD/IC
  • Silent auction final bidding (ends at 8:30 p.m.) and winner announcements
  • Complimentary photo booth

Purchase Your Tickets

Get ready to raise a glass and celebrate another year of being Mad for PR at the 2018 Edward L. Bernays Mark of Excellence Awards, PRSA SD/IC’s biggest event of the year! Tickets are now on sale for the awards ceremony being held at The Alexandria at Torrey Pines on Thursday, Oct. 25, 5:30-9 p.m.

Individual tickets and rows of nine, as well as row sponsorships that offer priority seating and elevated company exposure through website/social promotion, event signage and program recognition, are available:

  • Individual PRSA San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter Members with RSVP through Sept. 28: $85 ($100 after Sept. 28)
  • Individual non-members with RSVP through Sept. 28: $105 ($120 after Sep. 28)
  • Rows (Nine seats) with RSVP through Sept. 28: $800 ($950 after Sept. 28)
  • Rows (Nine seats) with elevated sponsorship opportunities (includes priority, reserved seating): $2,000 (through Oct. 5)

To Purchase Tickets:

  • Visit our Eventbrite page to purchase tickets
  • Be prepared to provide name for each attendee
  • Payment for individual tickets and rows (nine seats) will be processed through Eventbrite
  • For row sponsorships, please email Hope Reilly at hreilly@swspr.com to process your payment.

For questions regarding Bernays tickets or Eventbrite, please contact Sarah Lemons at slemons@katzandassociates.com.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Consider a sponsorship of the 2018 Bernays Awards. Sponsorships help support our chapter and the quality of the event, as well as give your organizations exceptional recognition. Some sponsorship opportunities now include a job posting and/or blog article on the chapter website and:

PRESENTING SPONSOR – $2,500 (ONE AVAILABLE)

  • Exclusive sponsor for Bernays ceremony
  • Full row (Nine seats) at Bernays with priority seating ($945+ value)
  • Two complimentary Bernays entries
  • One complimentary job posting on the PRSA SD/IC website job board
  • Opportunity to speak for two minutes during ceremony
  • Official acknowledgement as the Presenting Sponsor from the stage of the event
  • Opportunity to distribute giveaways or collateral materials to event attendees (materials provided by sponsor)
  • Opportunity to include branded item at silent auction table and recognition during winner announcements
  • Recognition on tags/signage at cocktail hour belly-up tables
  • Company logo and website link on Bernays Awards event page
  • Logo placement on event collateral, presentation, press release and signage
  • Logo and recognition in Bernays event program as Presenting Sponsor
  • Quarter-page advertisement in Bernays event program
  • Recognition as a sponsor in Chapter’s Facebook sponsor album (reaching 1,300+ “likes”)
  • Recognition as a sponsor in Chapter’s Twitter handle (reaching 5,000+ followers)
  • Opportunity to partner with Chapter to host Lunch & Learn event
  • One blog article (topic of organization’s choice) promoting the organization and its assistance to public relations professionals on the chapter blog during the year of the sponsorship

BERNAYS ROW SPONSOR – $2,000

  • Full row (Nine seats) at Bernays with priority seating ($945+ value)
  • Opportunity to serve as award presenter
  • One complimentary Bernays entry
  • One complimentary job posting on the PRSA SD/IC website job board
  • Official acknowledgement as a sponsor from the stage at the event
  • Opportunity to distribute giveaways or collateral materials to event attendees (materials provided by sponsor)
  • Opportunity to include branded item at silent auction table and recognition during winner announcements
  • Logo placement on event collateral, including signage, invitation and program
  • Quarter-page advertisement in Bernays event program
  • Company logo and website link on Bernays Awards event page
  • Recognition as a sponsor in Chapter’s Facebook sponsor album (reaching 1,300+ “likes”)
  • Recognition as a sponsor on Chapter’s Twitter handle
  • Opportunity to provide a gift/giveaway via Chapter Twitter handle (reaching 5,000+ followers; materials provided by sponsor)

MAD COCKTAIL HOUR SPONSOR – $1,200 (ONE AVAILABLE)

  • Exclusive sponsor for networking reception prior to Bernays ceremony
  • Opportunity to coordinate with Bernays Committee on a Mad Men signature cocktail for event, which will be named for sponsor and available throughout the night
  • One complimentary Bernays entry
  • Official acknowledgement as a sponsor from the stage of the event
  • Company logo and website link on Bernays Awards event page
  • Logo placement on event collateral, presentation and signage
  • Logo and recognition in Bernays event program as Reception Sponsor
  • Company logo and website link on Bernays Awards event page
  • Opportunity to include branded item at silent auction table and recognition during winner announcements
  • Two tickets to Bernays Awards
  • Recognition as a sponsor in Chapter’s Facebook sponsor album (reaching 1,300+ “likes”)
  • Recognition as a sponsor in Chapter’s Twitter handle (reaching 5,000+ followers)

MAD SOIRÉE SPONSOR – $1,200 (ONE AVAILABLE)

  • Exclusive sponsor of the first-ever Bernays Soirée, held after the awards ceremony, where dessert and champagne will be served
  • Opportunity to have signage at belly-up tables (estimated 15 tables; sponsor must design and provide signage)
  • Opportunity to include branded item at silent auction table and recognition during winner announcements
  • One complimentary Bernays entry
  • Official acknowledgement as a sponsor from the stage of the event
  • Company logo and website link on Bernays Awards event page
  • Logo placement on event collateral, presentation and signage
  • Logo and recognition in Bernays event program as Soirée Sponsor
  • Company logo and website link on Bernays Awards event page
  • Two tickets to Bernays Awards
  • Recognition as a sponsor in Chapter’s Facebook sponsor album (reaching 1,300+ “likes”)
  • Recognition as a sponsor in Chapter’s Twitter handle (reaching 5,000+ followers)

DÉCOR SPONSOR – IN KIND, MINIMUM WHOLESALE VALUE OF $1,000 (ONE AVAILABLE)

  • Opportunity to place collateral/marketing materials at event (materials provided by sponsor)
  • Official acknowledgement as a sponsor from the stage at the event
  • Company logo and website link on Bernays Awards event page
  • Opportunity to include branded item at silent auction table and recognition during winner announcements
  • Logo placement on event collateral, presentation and signage
  • Two tickets to Bernays Awards
  • Recognition as a sponsor in Chapter’s Facebook sponsor album (reaching 1,300+ “likes”)
  • Recognition as a sponsor in Chapter’s Twitter handle (reaching 5,000+ followers)

FAVOR SPONSOR – IN KIND, YOUR COSTS (ONE AVAILABLE)

  • Opportunity to distribute a party favor to each attendee with a tag identifying company (favor provided by sponsor)
  • Company logo and website link on Bernays Awards event page
  • Opportunity to include branded item at silent auction table and recognition during winner announcements
  • Logo placement on event collateral
  • Recognition as a sponsor in Chapter’s Facebook sponsor album (reaching 1,300+ “likes”)
  • Recognition as a sponsor in Chapter’s Twitter handle (reaching 5,000+ followers)

SOLO PRACTITIONER SPONSOR – $300 (FIVE AVAILABLE)

  • Logo placement in Bernays event program
  • Company logo and website link on Bernays Awards event page
  • Opportunity to include branded item at silent auction table and recognition during winner announcements
  • Recognition as a sponsor in Chapter’s Facebook sponsor album (reaching 1,300+ “likes”)
  • Recognition as a sponsor in Chapter’s Twitter handle (reaching 5,000+ followers)
  • One blog article (topic of practitioner’s choice) promoting practitioner and the services they provide on the Chapter blog

**Please note: To qualify for the Solo Practitioner Sponsorship, practitioner must employ no more than three full-time employees.

To sponsor the event, contact Hope Reilly at (858) 541-7800 or hreilly@swspr.com. For more information about other Chapter sponsorship opportunities, please contact PRSA SD/IC Board President-Elect Krystin Williamson at (619) 342-9383 or krystin@allisonpr.com. To contribute silent auctions, please contact Jenny Corsey, APR at (949) 291-0047 or jlcorsey@att.net.

Volunteers

If you’re interested in helping on the day of the event, join our volunteer committee! Please contact Hope Reilly at hreilly@swspr.com to learn more!

Thank you to our 2018 Bernays Awards Sponsors!

    

                                                         

 

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