2017 Polaris Call for Entries Now Open!

Congrats on another successful year for your organization. We are thrilled to provide you with an opportunity to showcase your excellent efforts in PR. Join us for the 2017 Polaris Awards and submit your entries by the deadline. If you plan on submitting entries, please contact me. I'm happy to be a resource to you. 

Your Polaris Awards Chair,

Jessica Tonkovich

Direct: 951-826-5682


Calling all outstanding public relations professionals in the Inland Empire! The PRSA Inland Empire Chapter is calling for entries for its 2017 Polaris Awards.  The entry deadline is Friday, September 1.

The annual awards recognize public relations tactics and programs that successfully incorporate sound research, planning, execution, and evaluation. These awards represent the highest standards of performance in the public relations profession in the Inland Empire.  

 Polaris Awards Submission & Dates

  • Early Entry Deadline - EXTENDED: Friday, September 8
  • Final Deadline - EXTENDED : Friday, September 15
  • Awards Ceremony: Thursday, November 9 at 6pm Center Stage Fontana, 8463 Sierra Avenue, Fontana, CA 92335


All submissions, or a portion of the entry, must have been executed between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017. In addition, all submissions must meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Company/client resides in the Inland Empire, except for student category.
  • Project was executed in the Inland Empire, except in the case of a student project, which may be a proposal rather than an executed project.
  • Open to members of PRSA Inland Empire and non-members.


Website Opens for Entries - August 1

Entry Deadline - Friday, September 8

Final Deadline - Friday, September 15

Early bird registration – October 16

Final registration – October 31

Awards Ceremony - Thursday, November 9

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