The MHSCN Award of Excellence recognizes excellence in health care marketing, communications, web-based strategies and public relations.
In addition to gaining the respect and admiration of your peers, the MHSCN Award of Excellence provides a valuable opportunity to receive feedback on your work from industry experts.
Rules and regulations
The competition is open to all public relations and marketing professionals employed by health care providers, health plans and other health-related businesses and nonprofit organizations in Minnesota, as well as to agencies and independent professionals that serve eligible organizations.
To be considered for the MHSCN Professional of the Year and MHSCN Rising Star awards, the nominee must be a MHSCN member.
Deadline and cost
The awards submission period is May 20 through July 8.
The entry fee is $50 for the first submission and $25 for each additional submission.
Awards will be presented at the MHSCN Fall Conference.
Email Emily Lowther, MHSCN board member.
Categories and applications
Award submissions will be accepted in three categories.
Best in Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
This category honors any marketing, public relations or communications project or effort substantially conducted in 2018. Examples include marketing campaigns, media efforts, video series, print or digital publications, and other communications, marketing or public relations work products.
MHSCN members and nonmembers are eligible to submit entries in this category.Apply for Best in PR, Marketing and Communications
MHSCN Professional of the Year
New for 2019, this category honors a health care communicator, marketer or public relations professional who has demonstrated exceptional skills and leadership in health care communications, marketing or public relations.
To be considered for the award, the nominee must be a MHSCN member.Nominate Professional of the Year
MHSCN Rising Star
New for 2019, this category honors a health care communicator, marketer or public relations professional in the first five years of their career in health care communications, marketing or public relations who demonstrates strong abilities and growing expertise in health care communications.
To be considered for the award, the nominee must be a MHSCN member.Nominate a Rising Star