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Celebrating the Best in Maryland

How would you like your work–whether a project, a campaign or a single tactic–to be featured among and then recognized by fellow local professionals? How would you like to honor someone who has made a great contribution to our profession? Well, the Best in Maryland (BIM) Awards gives you a chance to do just that by providing many opportunities for our members to be recognized for their work and their accomplishments. These awards include the Best in Maryland Awards and Professional Awards..

The 2016 Call for Entries is now Closed. 

Thank you to all that submitted!


Awards will be presented at the 2016 Best In Maryland Gala at
The Belvedere in Baltimore on Thursday, December 8.

Click below for more information on categories, guidelines, application and more. 

Special Thanks to our 2016 Best In MD Chair


Our 2016 Design Sponsor … 

Van Eperen

Our Printing Sponsor …


Our Photographer …

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And Our Keynote Sponsor …


Interested in learning more about sponsorships? Call us at 301-725-2508. 

*Interested in serving as an awards judge? Each year, we are partnered with another chapter to judge their awards program. This year, we will be serving as judges for the Oklahoma City Chapter in August/September. It’s a great opportunity to see what other agencies are doing. Let us know if you’d like to learn more by emailing us at


The Best in Maryland Awards is presented annually to public relations practitioners who, in the judgment of their peers, have successfully addressed a communications challenge with exemplary professional skill, creativity and resourcefulness. PRSA Maryland models the Best in Maryland Awards after PRSA’s Silver and Bronze.

Questions? Email us at or call 866-868-7772.

View our distinguished list of past Best in Maryland award winners!

Best in Maryland Award Winners


Do you know a long-time PR professional who has exhibited extraordinary achievements and demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of public relations? What about a new professional who has proven to be a rising star? Has your PR Team excelled? Are you aware of a Maryland educator who has demonstrated a commitment to public relations/communications programs and its students? Is there a vendor that has shown outstanding support of our profession?  We are looking for nominations for the following awards…

  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • New Professional of The Year
  • PR Team Award [NEW]
  • Educator of the Year
  • Partner of Distinction

Click here for more information.