Padilla earns five Minnesota Classics awards


The Minnesota chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (Minnesota PRSA) recognized Padilla with five awards at the 45th annual Classics Awards.  

Minnesota PRSA

The Classics Awards are divided into two categories: Elements and Programs. Elements awards recognize outstanding individual components or tactics, while Programs awards honor the best overall public relations campaigns. Padilla earned awards for the following work with client partners:  

Elements Awards 

  • Media Relations (budget greater than $20K)
    Reducing Food Waste

Programs Awards 

  • Community Relations
    North Carolina Community Board Launch 
    TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods
  • Events (budget greater than $5K)
    Virtual Automation Fair Keeps Everything Attendees Love About the In-Person Event
    Rockwell Automation
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
    Disrupting the Mainstream Narrative on Racial and Health Equity
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Integrated Programs – Government & Nonprofit
    Minneapolis Reputation Campaign – Bringing Balance to the Narrative
    Meet Minneapolis 

The Minnesota PRSA Classics Awards ceremony celebrates the best and brightest PR and communications efforts executed within the chapter’s territory, which includes Minnesota, the Dakotas and western Wisconsin.  

About Padilla
Padilla is a full-service agency that transforms brands and organizations through strategically creative communications. Our work across a range of industry sectors is consistently recognized by industry partners such as PRWeek Awards, PRovoke IN2 SABRE Awards and PRSA Anvil Awards, among others. Padilla operates in six cities in the U.S. through its family of brands, which includes FoodMinds and Joe Smith. As an AVENIR GLOBAL company and a founding member of the Worldcom Public Relations Group, the agency provides services to clients through 155 offices worldwide. Transform with purpose at

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