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2022 Wallie & Golden Tusk Awards

Welcome to the 2022 Wallie & Golden Tusk Awards

As the region’s premier healthcare marketing and public relations society, we proudly count among our membership some of the Southeast’s most talented marketing and public relations professionals. As such, it is our great honor and privilege to host the awards competition that spotlights the very fine work they produce.

Download the 2022 Call for Entries to view a full list of categories.

Guidelines To Submit Your Entries

  • Go to the Wallie Awards Entry Portal at: https://wallies.awardsplatform.com/
  • Create a user profile. You will only have to do this once and all of your information will automatically prefill for each of your entries.
  • Create each entry individually.
  • Fill out the fields for your Challenge Statement (required for both Wallie and Golden Tusk entries), and upload your supporting materials.
  • List your team members and acknowledge any vendors or agencies that assisted with your project.
  • Submit your entry. You can pay when you’ve finished adding all of your entries to your cart. Payment can be made via credit card, PayPal or check. *Checks are due within two weeks of the deadline date. If we do not receive your check in time, it could result in disqualification.

Who is eligible to enter?

The competition is open to hospitals, health systems, medical practices, specialty clinics, senior care organizations, other healthcare facilities such as rehabilitation and behavioral health, insurers, consumer health societies, pharmaceutical or medical equipment manufacturers, non-profits, ad agencies and creative firms located anywhere in the Southeast.

There is a reduced fee for CHPRMS members.

CHPRMS members who are not healthcare providers (e.g., advertising agencies, research, creative or interactive firms, etc.) are welcome to submit entries for clients that are not CHPRMS members without having to pay the non-member fee. There is no longer a requirement that your client be a CHPRMS member.

To be eligible for judging, the program or project must have run in the market between July 15, 2021 and July 15, 2022.

Entry fees must be received within two weeks of the deadline date.

Deadlines and Entry Fees

Early Bird Deadline: Wednesday, August 10

Final Deadline: Wednesday, August 24 *** Final Deadline extended to Friday, September 2!

Early Bird Entry Fees

Wallies Entry: Members $90, Non-Members $100

Golden Tusk Entry: Members $110, Non-Members $125

Regular Entry Fees

Wallies Entry: Members $110, Non-Members $125

Golden Tusk Entry: Members $130, Non-Members $150

Payment is expected at the time you submit all of your entries. You can pay via credit card, PayPal or check. Please mail your check to:

CHPRMS, c/o Andre LaCroix, 302 Stono Court, Piedmont, SC 29673.

Need some inspiration? Check out some of our 2021 winning entries!

When Will Awards Be Presented

Awards will be presented at a semi-formal event on the Thursday evening of our Annual Conference. Come prepared to eat, drink and celebrate our award winners!

Our Annual Conference will be held November 30 - December 2 at the Francis Marion Hotel, in Charleston, SC. To book your hotel room, call (843) 722-0600 and ask for the CHPRMS group rate. We can’t wait to see you there!

If you have questions or need assistance, please email Sarah Boozer (srboozer@lexhealth.org) or Michele Affronte-McCausland (michele.chprms@gmail.com).

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