OCWD Receives Gold PR World Award

The Orange County Water District’s Children’s Water Education Festival is a PR World Awards® Gold Winner in the “Training or Educational Event” category. The coveted annual PR World Awards program encompasses the world’s best in recognizing public relations, marketing, corporate communications, investor relations, and business development professionals, teams, departments, and achievements from every major industry in the world.

Winners were honored in San Francisco on Monday, June 26 during the 2017 Silicon Valley United States (SVUS) Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner. 

“We thank PR World Awards® for recognizing the dedication of OCWD’s public affairs staff. Each year, staff brings  together 7,500 students, 900 teachers and chaperones from 20 cities, 75 schools and 250 classes in Orange County, Calif., and more than 500 volunteers, sponsors and presenters for the Children’s Water Education Festival. It is the largest event of its kind in the nation meant to engage and inspire third, fourth and fifth grade students about water and the environment and to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education in a fun and interactive way. PR is a key component to our education and conservation successes,” said OCWD President Denis Bilodeau.

PR World Awards is a premier public relations and corporate marketing awards program created to honor and recognize industry-wide and peer achievements and best efforts of agencies and in-house public relations, marketing, corporate communications, investor relations, and business development professionals, teams, departments, and achievements. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small, and new start-ups. The annual PR World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards recognition program.