Bell Ringer late submission deadline has been extended to Friday, March 10 at 5 pm ET.

The most anticipated time of the year is here… it’s awards season! And we’re not just talking about Hollywood. The Publicity Club of New England’s 49th Annual Bell Ringer Awards are now open for your submissions. Now’s the time to reflect on the work you’ve completed for clients or your company and submit your entries for the coveted Bell Ringer Awards. Winners will be announced at the annual Bell Ringer Awards show on June 1, 2017 at the Revere Hotel’s Liberty Hall (formerly Space 57) in Boston.

Don’t miss this opportunity to compete for the most prestigious awards in the New England communications industry as we celebrate the best and brightest in our PR and marketing community. There were many new categories added last year, so be sure to consider submitting for these – in addition to the others:

  • Brand Building or Re-Branding Campaign
  • Digital Video
  • Guerilla Marketing
  • “On a Shoestring” Campaign
  • Cause Marketing
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Campaign
  • Podcast

Check out the full category list for the 2017 awards and be sure to include all required materials with your submissions. You may also want to read the press release, which includes details about this year’s show.

The early-bird submission period, which is open through Feb. 3, 2017, and entitles you to special discount pricing, is now a Publicity Club members-only benefit. Not sure if your membership is current? Sign up or renew your here.

The regular deadline for entries is March 1, 2017 at 5 p.m. ET.

Late entries will be accepted until Friday, March 10, 2017. An additional $100 late fee applies.

If you are interested in sponsoring the Bell Ringer Awards, attending our celebration, or entering your work, please visit our website at

If this is your first time entering, be sure to read through the full category criteria and guidelines and online entry process. If you have questions, email us at, and watch for upcoming posts from selected Bells judges who will offer tips and insights. Good luck!

Learn More About The Bell Ringer Awards and Our Programs

Since 1969, the Publicity Club of New England’s Bell Ringer Awards have been a symbol of outstanding achievement for New England public relations and communications professionals. Check out 2016 award winners, our sponsors, and a recap of the ceremony! We look forward to the 2017 show on June 1st. Click here to learn more!

Throughout the year, the Publicity Club of New England also puts together organizational tours, networking events, and presentations and panels featuring industry experts. Check out our program archive to learn more.

Join today to receive free passes and discounts on non-member program fees and stay in touch on upcoming events by following us on Twitter or through our email newsletter!!