Monday 19 June 2017
Deadline for entry extended to close 7 September 2017.
There is only one category for the Public Service Communications Awards – excellence in public service communications campaigns.
Regardless of budget, discipline or channel we are seeking the best of the best, campaigns that make a real difference. From large low/no cost and grassroots community engagement to TV public information campaigns or organisational change communications excellence is the key.
Last year’s winners include Public Health England (Platinum Award), Hertfordshire County Council (Platinum Award), Cabinet Office (Gold Award), Swindon Borough Council (Gold Award), FCO (Gold Award), Northamptonshire General Hospital Trust (Gold Award), see the full list of winners.
About the Awards
Public Service Communications Excellence Awards were jointly developed by the leading public service communications professions – Government Communication Service (GCS), LG communications and the Local Government Association (LGA) to celebrate excellence in public service communications campaigns and programmes.
They are free to enter and open to all public service communications professionals working in central and local government, health, emergency services and wider public service organisations.
A panel of senior public service communications professionals will assess entries against the Government Communications Service OASIS (Objectives, Audience insight, Strategy, Implementation, Scoring evaluation and outcomes) campaign planning model.
Winners will be announced at a special evening awards event and ceremony to be held 18 October as part of Comms Academy 2017 – this year’s event takes place at Cloth Hall Court, Leeds, 18 and 19 October
How to enter
Complete and return the Excellence Awards Entry Form 2017 to tell us about your world class public service communications . Please send completed entries to GCSawards@cabinetoffice.gov.uk by close 7 September 2017.
Please ensure that your entry: