European Excellence Awards


The leading Award for European PR and communications

The European Excellence Awards 2020

Open for submissions in late July!

Regular Deadline

6 October

Late Deadline

16 October

Final Deadline

26 October


The Excellence Awards

The European Excellence Awards honour outstanding performances in the field of PR and communications since 2007. With in-depth categories which cover everything from internal communications to public relations, the Awards provide a comprehensive look at the most exceptional examples of communication in Europe.

During an online voting session and a two-day Jury meeting, the Jury decides which entries are shortlisted, and who the recipients of the European Excellence Awards are.

The European Excellence Awards recognise the best in the European PR and communications community. By entering these awards you can:

  • Let your reputation flourish
  • Celebrate with your peers
  • Announce your success
  • Build your brand
  • Motivate your team
  • Discover your potential

The Awards are firstly hosted by Communication Director, an internationally-focused magazine for corporate communications, PR and public affairs. Featuring opinion pieces, case studies and reports, Communication Director is a knowledge-sharing platform for communicators.

Secondly, the Awards are hosted by Quadriga, Berlin-based knowledge hub of excellence in education, information, networking and business IT solutions. As an internationally-oriented company, Quadriga already assists 300,000 professionals in their careers, currently professional groups in the fields of public relations, politics, public affairs, IT governance, human resources, marketing, sales and compliance.

Meet the Jury


Here is a sneak peak at some of the categories you can apply for. Make sure to click the categories tab above or directly below to see them all!

Entry Information

With over 1,500 entries last year, the European Excellence Awards are Europe’s leading PR and communications awards. For more detailed information on how to enter please see the FAQ.

Step 1

Register on our online application platform

Step 2

Go through our online application checklist

Step 3

Choose the right category for your project

Step 4

Fill out your application online

Step 5

Upload supporting material

Step 6

Submit your application online

What our customers say

We are very honored and pleased. The award is the recognition of three years of investment and hard work in promoting a new way boost employer brands and hire talent.
Stéphane Wajskop, Managing Director , Careers International
We are very pleased about the European Excellence Award. This award is like the European Championship in the field of Public Relations. The fact that we have received the award for our Goethe-Guerrilla-Campaign shows that you can compensate a lack of budget by creativity.
Prof. Dr. Martin Ludwig Hofmann , Schleiner + Partner Kommunikation
It was great and inspiring to see the most important faces of Europe´s PR scene in one place and the same time the faces of people behind some of the campaigns that I was able to see in media in 2015 spontaneously. The whole event was arranged professionally and we had a great time.
Andrej Bosanac, Account Manager, AMI Communications
It’s inspiring to see so many smart and creative campaigns from all over Europe and it’s an honor to be acknowledged with such a prestigious award.
Camilla Westman, ANR BBDO
We feel deeply honored being recognized for our work among many brilliant cases from all over Europe. European Excellence Awards is a great platform to show our industry's most innovative and creative work.
Team, Burson-Marsteller Stockholm