Key dates:

Entry into the 2022 ICCO Global Awards is currently open.

2022 Key dates –

Early bird entry deadline – 15th September
Standard entry deadline – 29th September
Final entry deadline – 5th October
Judging – 6th – 17th October
Shortlist announced – 20th October

Awards ceremony – 1st December

Once you have selected the category/ categories you are entering and have confirmed your payment on the entry portal, please follow the guidelines below to prepare your submissions.

(Please note entry into the 2022 ICCO Global Awards is currently closed.)

The ICCO Global Awards are open to all parties involved in the use of PR and communications around the world including, PR consultancies, freelancers, in-house communications departments, digital agencies, and media owners. Your written entry must be no more than 1,000 words, size 10 font and a maximum of 4 sides of A4. Do ensure you have sought permission for the right to use the intellectual property of the brand or client entered.

  • There is no official format or entry form required for your Award entries, allowing you to format your entry as you wish.
  • Entries must be submitted as either a Word document or PDF.
  • Entries must fall between the time frame of 1st September 2021 – 15th September 2022 (a substantial amount of the work should be within this time period)
  • Diversity is a criteria within entries for TEAM AWARDS. Judges will be looking for evidence and data on: the make-up of your workforce, both gender and ethnicity; talent management and mentoring programmes for under-represented groups.
  • State the campaign budget. When PR is part of an integrated campaign state the PR budget and the approximate campaign budget.
  • If the campaign is integrated, when demonstrating results please state the PR consultancy’s involvement and outline the activity of the other marketing disciplines.
  • Submission documents/images must be sent to Only one entry document one, or zip file, containing up to 3 documents, can be attached per entry.
  • Entries must be submitted to with the relevant documentation by 23:59 Eastern Time on each deadline day.


All entries that are made into the Campaign Award Categories must have been started or completed the closing date. Please ensure that for categories recognising the performance of teams or consultancies, financial figures should relate to your most recent financial year. Judges will assume that campaigns using celebrities or other associations have been paid for their involvement unless stipulated otherwise.


World’s Best PR Campaigns

  • Strategy & Research
  • Execution
  • Originality
  • Effectiveness & Results

Team of the Year Awards (Network and Independent)

  • Collaboration & Innovation
  • Staff & Client Retention
  • Employee Welfare
  • Documented Results & Performance

Individual of the year awards (Rising Star and PR Leader)

  • Leadership
  • Initiative
  • Character
  • Contribution