Holmes Report and African Public Relations Association (APRA) announce the launch of the first Africa SABRE Competition. The Global SABRE Awards recognizes the best PR campaigns from more than 5,000 entries around the world. The Holmes Group is partnering with the African Public Relations Association to launch its first ever African SABRE Awards. The competition is now open for entries, and the winners will be recognized at a gala dinner during the 2017 APRA conference, which will take place in Marrakesh, Morocco, in May.
The SABRE Awards, recognizes Superior Achievement in Branding, Reputation & Engagement, have a 25-year heritage, with separate competitions in North America, EMEA, the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and South Asia. The winners from those regional competitions are eligible for the Global SABRE Awards, which recognizes the best PR campaigns from more than 5,000 entries around the world.
In addition, the winners from the African SABREs will be entered automatically into consideration for the EMEA awards, which will continue to include an African category—and to accept African entries in all categories.
DEADLINE: January 9, 2017 and February 6, 2017 with the payment of an additional fee.