2017 Pinnacle Awards

    June 21, 2017
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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    The Main Norfolk
    100 E. Main Street
    Norfolk, VA 23510

    Join us as we recognize the best public relations programs and tactics in the Hampton Roads region at the 2017 PRSAHR Pinnacle Awards.

    Hosted by April Woodard, award-winning journalist, Hampton Roads native and co-host of WTKR's "Coast Live," the event will take place at the area's newest and most posh hotel and meeting destination, The Main Norfolk

    Prior to the awards presentation, Woodard will provide a glimpse into her career as a national correspondent for "Inside Edition" and BET and pop culture expert for major outlets such as HLN, MSNBC and FOX.

    Attendees are also invited to tour The Main's event spaces and superb restaurants. Tour to take place at 11:30 a.m. (please arrive no later than 11:20 a.m. to take part). 

    Don't miss your chance to get details on some of the best PR work in Hampton Roads and celebrate your local colleagues for a job well done! 

    Registration ends Thursday, June 15 at 11:45 p.m.

    Please note:

    • Parking for the event is available in any of the City of Norfolk’s parking garages, including The Main garage, located at 100 Plume Street.
    • City of Norfolk parking rate is $1.50/hour
    • The MacArthur Center parking garage, just a few blocks away, provides free parking for the first three hours.
    • If you want to ride the TIDE in, get off at the MacArthur Station stop.


    About our Host/Speaker:

    April Woodard is the co-Host of "Coast Live," a daily lifestyle show on WTKR. She also serves as an assistant professor at the Scripps Howard School of Journalism at Hampton University.

    Her body of work has been distributed on social media, broadcast, web and other media platforms. She was a correspondent on the nationally syndicated newsmagazine "Inside Edition" for 15 years.  On BET and BET International networks she hosted the shows, "Mad Swagg," "Music Around the Globe" and covered The Oscars, NAACP Image Awards The BET Awards, BET Honors, and Black Girls Rock among others. 

    April created and hosts the web entertainment site/show, "The Media Brew," and has contributed as an expert on HLN, CNN, and FOX. 

    Beyond the camera, April Woodard is a gifted writer who has penned a children's book and writes articles for various prestigious magazines, websites, and on her social media platform, #AprilsAList.

    Woodard is highly committed to giving back to the community. She has been honored with The Trail Blazer Award, The Network Journal's 40 under 40, The Woman of Distinction Award and donates her time by serving on boards and loaning her talents to the YWCA, Purple Reign (A Domestic Abuse Program) The Trumpet Foundation, The Dwelling Place for homeless families, The NAACP and 100 Black Men of America.


    $40.00 Guest
    $35.00 Earlybird rate before May 26

    $25.00 Student

    $35.00 Member
    $30.00 Earlybird rate before May 26