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          60th Annual Publicity Club of Chicago Golden Trumpet Awards Competition




Welcome to the 2019 PCC Golden Trumpet Awards Competition!

The Publicity Club of Chicago invites you to enter the 60th annual Golden Trumpet Awards -- the most prestigious awards program for Chicagoland public relations professionals, honoring distinguished individual achievement in public relations, marketing and communications campaigns and events. The coveted Golden Trumpet Awards are presented for excellence in planning, creativity, execution and results measurement.  PCC uses a system that allows entries to be submitted and judged online-- making entering (and judging) fast and convenient. 
*All users must REGISTER each year. Account information is not carried over from the previous year(s). If you register with the same email address as the previous year, your contact information will prefill.*
Please REGISTER or LOGIN with the user field located at the top right corner of this page to participate.  More information is also located on the Publicity Club of Chicago's Website at:
Entry Submission Deadline: Entries must be received in the system and entry fee paid no later than 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Finalists will be announced by mid-May
Thursday, June 6, 2019:  Awards dinner at the Palmer House Hilton, Chicago.
All professional public relations, communications and marketing practitioners, self-employed or employed/retained by companies or organizations doing business within 500 miles of Chicago. Programs being entered must have been conducted between January 1 and December 31, 2018. Activities initiated prior to January 1, 2018 with results extending into 2019 are eligible.  See the Rules page for more information. 
NOTE: Publicity Club of Chicago members receive a significant discount on Golden Trumpet entry fees and awards dinner tickets. If you are not currently a Publicity Club member and would like save money on your entry fee and awards dinner tickets, please contact the Publicity Club of Chicago at to join. Membership information is also available at