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This week on Inside PR David Jones and Martin Waxman discuss awards season in the PR world and welcome comments from listeners.

00:28 Dave opens the show.

01:03 Martin welcomes a comment from Crystal Klippenstein, regarding the role of PR practioners in the non-profit sector.

03:15 Dave welcomes a comment from Karen Ashley, regarding the old Inside PR segment, Inside PRoper English.

06:07 Dave introduces this week’s topic: awards season in the world of PR, specifically the IABC awards and the CPRS awards.

10:14 Dave and Martin discuss the common weak points they have encountered within award submission packages.

13:17 Dave and Martin both agree the more specific your objectives are, the more likely your award submission is likely to stand out.

16:40 Dave opens a discussion about the reasons PR agencies enter their work for awards.

20:43 Dave thinks that creating a nicer looking award and a more exciting award ceremony are key to chalking up more interest in submitting for consideration.

23:51 Dave sums up the top three reasons most PR agencies enter themselves for award consideration.

26:43 Dave closes the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Sarah Laister.

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