April 08, 2010 13:05 ET

Orange County PRSA Presents the 35th Annual PROTOS Awards & Banquet -- Art of PR

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - April 8, 2010) -

WHAT: The Orange County Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (OC/PRSA) ( will host the 35th Annual PROTOS Awards & Banquet on Friday, June 25 at the Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, Calif. PROTOS is an annual awards program that recognizes the areas of PR programs, media relations and collateral development.
  PROTOS recognizes the county's top public relations campaigns, organizations and individuals that clearly exemplify the "Art of PR," which is this year's event theme. PRSA members from another regional chapter judge the entries and awards are presented each year at the PROTOS Awards and Banquet. The festivities include a cocktail reception, dinner, awards ceremony, raffle, silent auction and after-party. PROTOS is celebrated with more than 200 top Orange County practitioners, ranging from top corporate management to local universities.
  Tickets for the awards and banquet may be purchased online at Tickets purchased by May 28, 2010 are $80 per person. Tickets purchased after May 28 through June 18 are $90 per person.
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SPONSORS: This year's event is presented by Bock Communications, Inc. and sponsored by CALTROP Corporation, Agave Underground, MiMedia Productions, Global Results Communications, GolinHarris, BusinessWire, Marketwire, The Market Connection, ripeorange, Integrated MarketingWorks, Michael Frazier Design Laboratory and Taylor Digital.
  A variety of direct and in-kind sponsorships are available to companies or individuals seeking marketing opportunities with the PROTOS event. Visit the "sponsorship opportunities" section at
WHEN: 6:00pm
  Friday, June 25, 2010
WHERE: Surf & Sand Resort
  1555 South Coast Highway
  Laguna Beach, CA 92651
CONTACT: Ricca Silverio, OC/PRSA PROTOS Chair
  (714) 206-7200 or

Chartered in 1963, OC/PRSA serves and educates public relations practitioners of Orange County, Calif. The PROTOS awards began in 1975 to serve as the chapter's annual gala and to honor top members of the Orange County public relations community and their work. Monthly lunch meetings provide members an opportunity to exchange ideas with other public relations professionals and hear speakers on a wide variety of topics related to the communications field. For more information, visit

Contact Information

    Ricca Silverio, OC/PRSA PROTOS Chair
    (714) 206-7200 or Email Contact