2018 Golden ARC Awards Contest
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The 2023 Golden ARC Awards Contest


Public relations professionals can get feedback on their entries, and see how their work stacks up against the best in the business.

To be eligible, entries must be completed in full or partially in 2022. A complete list of the revised categories, reflecting the evolution of agricultural public relations and with an added focus on social media, can be found here.

Looking for some great tips for your entry? Check out Bob Giblin’s fantastic pointers here.

Entries may be submitted until April 21, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Central time. Entry fee per CAMPAIGN category is $125 and per TACTIC category is $75.

New ARC members who have not entered in the past may contact Sandra O’Rourke to set up a profile. This profile must be set up at least 24 hours before entries can be accepted.

Awards are given out at the 2023 ARC annual meeting in Des Moines, Iowa,  June 13-15, 2023.

The Golden ARC Awards Program began in 1990 and came to be recognized as the most esteemed award in the agricultural public relations industry. The restructured Contest reflects the many hats worn by today’s PR practitioner – with categories recognizing everything from full campaigns to tactics such as media relations and innovative new uses of social media.

The Golden ARC Awards contest honors the stellar work created by professionals in the agricultural industry. The format and requirements for the Golden ARC Awards are similar to other leading PR awards programs, based on best practices for public relations and public affairs campaigns and tactics.

Contact: Sandra O’Rourke
Contest Manager
Golden ARC Awards Contest
Tel: 952-758-5811

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