Martin Waymire wins 10 PR excellence awards for East Central U.S. and local region


Martin Waymire, a Lansing-based public relations and digital marketing firm with a foundation in public policy, received top honors in the Central Michigan Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) PACE Awards. Martin Waymire also won multiple awards in PRSA’s “Diamond Awards” competition for the East Central states of Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

We were thrilled this year to take home 10 awards for public relations excellence in competitions with agencies and organizations from across Mid-Michigan and the East Central United States — definitely a reason to celebrate!

Martin Waymire won three first-place “Pinnacle Awards” in CMPRSA’s 2020 PACE Awards competition, for the I Vaccinate campaign and Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC). The company also won awards for several tactics, including the I Vaccinate influencer social media campaign encouraging Michigan parents to get their children immunized by sharing real family stories, as well as a series of localized maps, highlighting crumbling roads in every Michigan legislative district.

In total, the firm won five PACE Awards and five Diamond Awards, all given out June 23 at the annual PACE Awards event, held virtually this year. The awards included:

Each award represents a client who is working to make Michigan a better place, which is what we’re all about at Martin Waymire. We’re grateful to all of the amazing organizations, companies and coalitions that trust us to help them achieve their goals.