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Pepperpot Awards Celebration

The Pepperpot Awards have become a long-standing tradition for Philadelphia-area PR professionals to join in recognizing the top PR campaigns, tactics, and professionals. Each year, proud projects are submitted to be judged by a sister chapter within the Public Relations Society of America. Together we celebrate the winners representing excellence in our communications and public relations community.

Join us on Wednesday, December 1st at The Lucy in Philadelphia as we gather in-person in celebration of the 53rd annual Pepperpot Awards. No one knows who the winners will be. Don’t miss the chance to hear first hand.

Member registration $135 / Non-member registration $165. Registration includes cocktail reception, seated dinner and open bar. Registration begins at 5:30 PM, followed by dinner and program at 6:30 PM.

Registration is now closed.

Please contact pepperpots@philly.org with any questions or concerns.


Marcus Espinoza

General Assignment Reporter
FOX 29 News

Marcus Espinoza joined the FOX 29 News team in January 2020 as a general assignment reporter.

Marcus moved to Philadelphia from Quincy, Illinois, where he was a weekend anchor and multi-media journalist for KHQA-TV for two years.  In 2018 he won an award in the Iowa Broadcast News Association Award for his story “Concealed Carry.”

Prior to that, Marcus was a multimedia journalist at WNWO-TV in his hometown Toledo, Ohio.

Marcus attended Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, majoring in Broadcast Journalism.

PRSA COVID-19 Safety Protocols

This event will follow CDC and City of Philadelphia guidelines for COVID-19 safety and may change:

  • This is a vaccine-required event. Attendees will need to show proof of full vaccination upon entrance to the venue, via photograph or hard copy of their CDC vaccination record card.
  • Face masks will be required throughout the event when not eating or drinking. Disposable masks, if needed, will be available at the entrance.
  • The Lucy by Cescaphe is an indoor venue. Read more about The Lucy’s safety protocols on Cescaphe’s website.
  • Registration will be limited in order to maintain comfortable social distancing.

Thank you to our Sponsors

Call for Entries

The Call for Entries captures details about categories for Campaign and Tactic submissions. You will also find extensive detail for the Individual Achievement Awards. The Individual Achievement Awards are a great opportunity to recognize a colleague who has gone above and beyond – as a student leader, a writer, a person invested in not-for-profits. Please make sure you take a look.

Check out the 2021 Tactic & Campaign Finalists!

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