PilmerPR Recognized For Excellence In Publicity and Media Relations

Campaign for national museum launch lands the firm a seat at Utah’s Golden Spike Awards

SALT LAKE CITY – PilmerPR, a Benefit LLC was recognized as a finalist by Utah’s PRSA chapter at the annual Golden Spike Awards for excellence in the category of Publicity and Media Relations. Finalists are honored for use of planning, strategy, and tactics to achieve outstanding public relations results for their clients.

Erynn Kerrigan and John Pilmer attend the Golden Spike Awards Gala November 15, 2018

PilmerPR, BLLC was nominated for work on behalf of the George Washington Museum of American History. The objective was to generate recognition of the museum’s vision, mission and get attendees to the museum’s announcement on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. To facilitate this goal, PilmerPR leveraged earned media coverage in major news outlets across 9 different states. Overall, the agency generated more than 135 million online impressions with 60 VIP’s in the room for the launch event.

Patrick Tedjamulia, the CEO of VideoPeel and the event director had this to say about the positive PR outcome. “The results were terrific. Most regional broadcast and print media picked up our story … we were very excited to see TV stations in nine states cover our news. Well done to John Pilmer and his team.”

This is the fifth Golden Spike Award for PilmerPR.

“We are dedicated to the success of our clients, and delighted to see that hard work pay off,” said John Pilmer, CEO of PilmerPR. “My team and I plan every campaign in a way that we hope is worthy of accolades, all for the benefit of the brands we work with. We were fortunate in the George Washington Museum to have a purpose-driven client willing to put their best foot forward and trust in us to make the rest happen.”

The Annual Golden Spike Awards honors local companies for public relations achievements. The awards are sponsored by the Utah chapters of the Public Relations Society of America, the International Association of Business Communicators, and the Utah Society for Healthcare Communication and Marketing (USHCAM).


PilmerPR, BLLC is a world-class public relations and marketing firm that provides high caliber communications campaigns for small to mid-sized businesses. Our efforts have helped emerging organizations produce exceptional results since 2003. With over 75 years of collective experience, PilmerPR has a track record of results-driven work that has yet to disappoint.

About the Author:

As founder of PilmerPR, John Pilmer, APR serves as a PR and marketing communications advisor for both emerging and established companies. He offers customers more than 20 years of results-driven business PR and marketing experience. John and the firm have provided PR consultation and campaigns for clients such as Mozy, Novell, AdvancedMD, Certiport, NextPage, ElectraTherm, Altiris, Avamar, EmergeCore Networks, FSLogic, INVISUS, 10x Marketing, MWI, Project Insight, REIC, Seastone, US Synthetic and Funding Universe (now Lendio), among others.

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