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The Pepperpot Awards

The Pepperpot Awards

Follow the link for the 2020 Call for Entries and the form to submit candidates for the Individual Achievement Awards! Learn more about this year’s categories and how to submit.


Pictures, Video & 2019 Winners

2019 Pepperpot Award Winners

Program Categories

Public Service

Pepperpot: AKCG – Public Relations Counselors with Mercy Medical Center | Ladle: Independence Blue Cross Foundation 

Reputation/Brand Management

Pepperpot: Airgas | Ladle: Allstate Insurance Company

Special Events & Observances – budget more than $15K

Pepperpot: Independence Blue Cross | Ladle: Buchanan Public Relations with Bimbo Bakeries

Community Relations

Pepperpot: Pavone Marketing | Ladle: Allstate Insurance Company

Public Affairs

Pepperpot: Penn Medicine | Ladle: Leighton Communications, Inc.

Marketing Communications

Pepperpot: Allen & Gerritsen with Lipo-flavinoid | Ladle: Atlanticare

Integrated Communications

Pepperpot: Independence Blue Cross | Ladle: Allen & Gerritsen with Lipo-flavinoid

Multicultural Communications

Pepperpot: Visit Philadelphia 

Crisis Communications

Pepperpot: AKCG – Public Relations Counselors with Swarthmore College

Internal / Employee Communications

Pepperpot: Atlanticare | Ladle: Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health

Social Media Campaign

Ladle: Penn Medicine Communications Department

Media Relations: For Profit

Pepperpot: Buchanan Public Relations with Pepper Hamilton | Ladle: DeFazio Communications with MLP Ventures

Media Relations: Not-for-Profit

Pepperpot: AKCG – Public Relations Counselors with Wesley Enhanced Living | Ladle: Penn Museum

Tactic Categories


Pepperpot: Penn Medicine Communications Department | Ladle: Penn Medicine Communications Department


Pepperpot: Trinseo | Ladle: Penn Medicine Communications Department

Annual Reports

Pepperpot: Drexel University | Ladle:  Trinseo

Special-Purpose Publications

Pepperpot: Allen & Gerritsen | Ladle: Allen & Gerritsen with Clarion Brands 

Audio / Video Programs

Pepperpot: Allen & Gerritsen with Lipo-flavinoid | Ladle: Trinseo

Feature Stories

Pepperpot: AKCG – Public Relations Counselors with Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic | Ladle: Rowan University


Pepperpot: Allen & Gerritsen with Power Home Remodeling | Ladle: (tie) Penn Medicine Communication Department and Penn Medicine Communications Department


Pepperpot: Gift of Life Donor Program

Content Marketing

Pepperpot: Allen & Gerritsen with Lipo-flavinoid 

Social Media Platform

Pepperpot: Buchanan Public Relations with Art Cream Ice Cream | Ladle: Buchanan Public Relations with Blaschak Coal Corporation

Press Conferences

Ladle: Penn Museum

Direct Mail/Direct Response

Pepperpot: ICF with PECO

Best in Show