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PRSA Houston Rolls Out the Red Carpet

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PRSA Houston Rolls Out the Red Carpet

The Stars of HoustonWood to be honored at the 2011 Excalibur Awards Gala


This annual event recognizes the outstanding professional accomplishments of the city's finest PR professionals. Hosted by KPRC-TV news reporter, Mary Benton, this year's gala will honor Legacy Award Winner Dr. Barbara Langham, APR, and CEO Communicator of the Year Bob Hale, CEO of Houston Association of Realtors.


Click here for more information on the event!


Date:           Thursday, June 23, 2011

Time:           6 p.m. - Silent Auction* and Cocktail Reception

7 p.m. - Dinner and Awards Gala   

Location:      Intercontinental Hotel Houston Near the Galleria

2222 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77027

Valet parking is $12 and self parking is $5

Dress:                   Cocktail attire


PR Foundation Silent Auction

In conjunction with the Excalibur Awards Gala, the Public Relations Foundation of Houston will hold its annual Silent Auction benefiting PRFH's scholarship fund. Come and bid on a variety of exciting items ranging from Nook Color and SWA roundtrip airline tickets to hotel stays and tickets to sports games. You will also have a chance to meet Maegan Clemens, public relations student at the University of Houston and this year's PRFH scholarship winner.


Click here for a sneak peek at some exciting auction items!


Award Reprints and Binder Pick-up

Excalibur winners with multiple team members can order copies of the awards they win and will receive a 50 percent discount by ordering the reprints at the Gala (both framed and unframed). 


At the Gala, framed reprints will cost $30 (regularly $60) and unframed reprints will be $7.50 (regularly $15). We are using a special paper this year to print the award certificates, and you will not be able to make copies or scan the originals.


After the Gala, winning teams should visit by September 1st to order reprints at full price. 


Entry binders also will be available for pick up at the Gala. Entrants will have until October 5th to pick up entry binders from Paula Ruth. Remaining binders will be destroyed after October 5. 


Thanks to our sponsors, event supporters

PRSA Houston wants to first thank Business Wire. They have been a wonderful partner and presenting sponsor this year. We also would like to thank Brookwoods Group (reception sponsor), Coyne PR (champagne sponsor) and Shell Oil Company (PR Professional of the Year sponsor). Your support has been invaluable.


A big thank you goes out to all of our In-Kind Sponsors as well. Particularly FKM for all the wonderful design work; Premier Merchandising for all of the printing assistance; and Blue Bell for providing what is sure to be a fantastic dessert.

PRSA Houston recognizes the Houston Business Journal, Touch of Elegence and SPC Creative for your significant contributions to ensure a wonderful evening will be enjoyed by all.


We thank all of the organizations who graciously purchased a table this year, including FKM, HAR (x2), Lopez Negrete, Noble, Carbonara Group, LyondellBasell, PRSA Board Members and University of Houston.
We also acknowledge all of those companies and individuals who purchased individual tickets. Thank you for supporting PRSA Houston!





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Erin Schwartz
(713) 563-4920
Author: Erin Schwartz
Phone: (713) 563-4920
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