CHICAGO June 11, 2014 - The Public Relations Society of America Chicago Chapter (PRSA Chicago) honored the best in Chicago public relations during the annual Skyline Awards Gala at the historic Chicago Cultural Center last night. Each year, the Skyline Awards recognizes the best communications practitioners, campaigns and tactics in the Chicagoland area.

Zapwater Communications received a Skyline Award and three Awards of Excellence. In the past twelve months, Zapwater has now received 22 global, national and regional public relations industry awards.

“The Skylines Gala is a wonderful opportunity to learn from and network with Chicagoland PR industry leaders, as well as celebrate the year’s top talent,” said Mary Gura, PRSA Chicago board president. “We are pleased by the caliber of nominations we receive each year, and it was our pleasure to honor the well-deserved achievements of each honoree last night.”

Zapwater won the following awards from the PRSA Chicago:

2014 Skyline Award Marketing Consumer Product Client: Henry & Belle Campaign: The New Denim Darling

2014 Award of Excellence Media Relations - Consumer Products Client: Everpurse Campaign: From Kickstarter to Fashion Week Phenom

2014 Award of Excellence Marketing Consumer Product Client: Perfect Circle Jewelry Insurance Campaign: A Call for Everlasting Love

2014 Award of Excellence Media Relations - Government Client: McCaffrey Interests Campaign: One Road Created United Lakefront

PRSA Chicago is the fourth largest chapter in the country. The chapter was founded in 1948 to provide professionals with programs and activities designed to meet their needs for professional development and networking. Today, its nearly 500 members represent a cross-section of industries, with a diverse mix of Fortune 100 corporations, public relations agencies, associations and non-profit organizations. The goal of PRSA Chicago is to advance the profession of public relations, promote high professional and ethical standards and build the reputation of the profession in the Chicago area.