The Alexander Hamilton Medal is IPR’s highest honor given to an individual who has made major lifetime contributions to the practice of public relations, including effective use of research. In that same spirit, the Alexander Hamilton Medal honors the person whose character exemplifies leadership through demonstrating the power of effective use of public relations and research while living the values of integrity, humility, commitment and stewardship. For more information, please visit here.
The Jack Felton Gold Medal is an award for lifetime achievement given to an individual for contributions made in advancing the importance of making significant use of research, measurement and evaluation in public relations and corporate communication practice. Nominees for this recognition must have demonstrated throughout their career a commitment and advocacy of applied research in driving significant communications and public relations programs, thereby affirming the importance of research in the effective practice of public relations. For more information, please visit here.
The Pathfinder Award is given in recognition of lifetime achievement to an individual who has made significant and sustained contributions to the body of knowledge and practice of public relations through published research. A Pathfinder is a research pioneer who has blazed a trail in a particular area of research that advances the body of knowledge in public relations. For more information, please visit here.