PNA Foundation Advertising Contest

 The PNA Foundation Advertising Contest recognizes advertising departments across ad contest ribbon finalPennsylvania that continue to produce outstanding printed and digital classified and display ads, campaigns, and special publications worthy of much recognition.

Judges will consider the objective, strategy and result as well as design and attractiveness for all ads.

Entries must have been published in a Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association member news organization in good standing. Entries eligible for competition must have been published between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. 

Review the complete updated contest rules and category descriptions:

2017 Ad Contest Rules

 2017 Ad Contest Categories

 2017 Ad Video Award

Entries and online payments for the 2017 Advertising Contest must have been submitted online via the BetterBNC contest website, by 11:59 p.m., Friday, July 28, 2017.

Please note:  printed entry guidelines and rules will not be mailed.  Please download the contest rules, entry instructions and category descriptions. Or, you can request a printed copy by emailing, or phoning (717) 703-3012.

Winners were announced and honored during the awards banquet at the PNA Advertising Conference, Sept. 27-29, at the Hilton Harrisburg, Harrisburg, Pa. The PNA Foundation supplies plaques to all winners in attendance at the awards banquet. Following the banquet, certificates will be mailed to winners not in attendance with the option to purchase plaques. If you are unable to attend the awards banquet and would like to purchase plaques for your certificates, complete the Plaque Order Form and fax to (717) 703-3008, or mail to PNA Foundation, 3899 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA  17110.

Questions? Contact the PNA Foundation at or (717) 703-3003. 



Congratulations to the 2017 PNA Foundation Advertising Contest Winners! 

2017 Ad Contest Winners


Click here to view Past Ad Contest Winners.

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