Golden Image Awards

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Now is Your Chance to Have Your Work Recognized

Entries Open: April 19, 2024
Early Bird Deadline: May 7, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. ET
Extened Deadline: May 17, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. ET
Winners Notified: June 19-21, 2024
Golden Image Awards Gala: August 6, 2024 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay

Pathway to Gold

Entering the Golden Image Awards is easier than ever before. The entry consists of a series of form fields and two required uploads.

Pick Your Project

Choose a project that demonstrates your skill in strategic planning and achieving results.
Read the Rules.

Select A Category

Match your project to the appropriate Division and Category.

Complete the Entry Fields

Fill in each entry field to provide the details of your project. If you’ve entered in the past, this replaces the two-page summary that was previously required.
Rubric and Entry Fields

Upload Your
Support Materials

Provide your Support Materials, an image that represents your project and a 50-word summary and you’re done!

What’s Required

For the full description of the entry fields and scoring, please see Rubric and Entry Fields.

The following entry fields are required for your entry. Each field has a word limit that you cannot exceed, but you do not need to use all of the space provided. Clear and concise writing is valued by the judges.

  • Organization Overview – 150 words
  • 50-Word Summary – 50 words
  • Defining the Problem – 250 words
  • Employed Research Methods – 200 words
  • Goal-Directed Thinking – 150 words
  • S.M.A.R.T. Objectives – 100 words
  • Strategies & Tactics Distinguished – 350 words
  • Audience Identification – 100 words
  • Sequence of Events/Timeline – 200 words
  • Effectiveness of Plan Messaging — 150 words
  • Evaluation – 200 words
  • Budget Documentation – 100 words
  • Budget Justification (ROI) — 100 words

Required Uploads:

  • Support Materials – This is a .pdf, titled with name of entry, division, category and the word “Support.” It should contain materials that support or substantiate the entry, including research, planning, implementation and evaluation. The first page of the Support Materials should be a Table of Contents.
  • Graphic – This is a .jpg, .tiff or .png. to be used during the Golden Image Gala if your entry wins an award. Title the file with the name of the entry, division, category and the word “Graphic.”

You will also be asked for your name, the name of the entry exactly the way you’d want it printed on an award, the company name, address, your phone number and email, FPRA chapter if you are a member, and names to be printed on the award if you win. And you’ll have the ability to upload up to four additional files if they are necessary to represent your project.