Walker Sands

Awards & Recognition

Good work is its own reward.

Our commitment to excellence isn't about winning awards. But it's still nice to be recognized by our peers, and the caliber of Walker Sands' work is consistently rewarded with recognitions from the industry's leading professional organizations. From innovative PR campaigns to results-driven marketing programs and more, our work has been called out as an example of the best today's PR industry has to offer. Below, you'll find just some of the recent awards our work has earned.

PR News Platinum PR Awards

PR News Platinum PR Awards

PR News' Platinum PR Awards salute the year's most outstanding communications initiatives and programs in the highly competitive and dynamic PR arena. The coveted awards set the industry benchmark for excellence across all areas of PR. The winners of the Platinum PR Awards are from corporations, agencies and nonprofits large and small who took chances, made tremendous strides and understand the power of public relations.

Walker Sands was a finalist for Small PR Firm of the Year.


Publicity Club of Chicago (PCC) - Silver Trumpet Award

Publicity Club of Chicago (PCC) - Silver Trumpet Award

As the most prestigious awards program in the Midwest, the PCC Golden Trumpets honor the most distinguished achievements in public relations and communications practice.

Walker Sands won in the marketing category for its Alterian Social Media Hot Topic Campaign.


Business Marketing Association (BMA) Tower Awards

Business Marketing Association (BMA) Tower Awards

BMA Chicago is the Business Marketing Association's single largest chapter, serving nearly 450 business-marketing professionals in the surrounding area. The annual Tower Awards recognize leading business-to-business campaigns in Chicago, judged by a panel of world-class marketers.

Walker Sands' work with Acquity Group and Alterian resulted in multiple BMA Tower Awards in the Public Relations Campaigns — Coordinated category.


Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Skyline Awards

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Skyline Awards

PRSA Chicago is the fourth largest chapter of the national society devoted to the practice of public relations, and its prestigious Skyline Awards honor the best communications practitioners, campaigns and tactics in the area. Among industry leading PR firms, Walker Sands was recognized for its business-to-business PR campaign with Acquity Group.


The Communicator Awards - Award of Distinction

The Communicator Awards - Award of Distinction

The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for Communications Professionals. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards receives over 9,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. For well over a decade, the Communicator Awards has honored the best creative work in the communications fields. Walker Sands was honored with this award for our work on the Marshalls Fashion Police PR Campaign.


BtoB Magazine Top Business to Business Agency

BtoB Magazine Top Business to Business Agency

BtoB, the magazine for marketing strategists, delivers timely editorial on all disciplines of business-to-business marketing. Published monthly by Crain Communications Inc., BtoB provides more than 45,000 subscribers with the information and analysis they need to develop a winning integrated marketing strategy for their companies. Finalists across four categories were selected based on percentage of total business that is BtoB, revenue growth, new client wins, innovative work, and expanded service capabilities.


Want more? Our digital division, Walker Sands Digital, has also received numerous website design and digital marketing awards.

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