Aug 16 2011
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Middle East Public Relations Association launches 3rd annual PR awards
Dubai, August 16, 2011: The Middle East Public Relations Association, the region's trade association for Public Relations and professional communicators, announced today the launch of the MEPRA 2011 Awards, the region's leading annual PR industry awards.
The awards, which will be presented at a gala dinner on November 30, recognise PR industry best practice in 14 categories spanning group and individual expertise. Agencies and individuals, who are either MEPRA members or who can fulfil MEPRA's qualification criteria, have until October 13, 2011 to submit their entries.
Guy Taylor, Chairman, MEPRA said: "The popularity of the MEPRA Awards is a reflection of the competitive nature of agencies offering ever increasingly high standards of service to clients. But whilst most entries traditionally come from agencies, we also wish to gain greater participation from in-house practitioners."
The MEPRA 2011 Awards reflect the depth of the professional communications industry in the region, covering a range of disciplines including corporate communications; government; consumer relations and financial and investor relations.
Entries must involve public relations and communication activities completed and evaluated between August 1, 2010 and July 31, 2011. Continuous campaigns undertaken over a period of more than 12 months can also be nominated.
MEPRA is a non-profit, professional body for public relations and communications professionals in the Middle East. It has a membership of over 350 individual members and 33 registered agencies. This is the third year that MEPRA has organised the MEPRA Awards programme, which provides an independent benchmark for public relations excellence in the Middle East.
For further information on the MEPRA 2011 Awards please visit: www.awards.mepra.org
For further information about MEPRA please visit: www.mepra.org
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