Enter the 2019 Blacksmith Awards!


The 2019 Blacksmith Awards entry platform is now LIVE! The chapter has selected the OpenWater awards platform, which will provide a simpler entry experience for members.

The Blacksmith Awards honor the best of Greater Cincinnati's public relations community, from talented, experienced practitioners to stellar work that has local, national and international impact.

Additional information on how to submit award-winning entries and about new entry categories can be found on the 2019 Blacksmith Awards web page.

Before you start assembling your entries, take a few minutes to review everything on the webpage. Familiarize yourself with our categories, fees, deadlines, the judging criteria and award levels. Once you're ready, set up your new account to submit your entries.

Click here to proceed to the Award Entry Portal

If you are looking for a project for an intern, assembling award entries is a fantastic opportunity to familiarize them with the work you do and the PR profession.

Good luck with your entries!

Have questions? Contact our 2019 Blacksmith Awards co-chairs Jackie Koopman or Faith Lynch, APR

Your Blacksmith Committee

Jackie Koopman and Faith Lynch, APR - 2019 Blacksmith Co-chairs
Joyce Battoclette
Drew Boehmker
Susan McDonald
Elizabeth Robinson
Elliot Campbell, Chapter Business Manager