Join us for the 2020 Renaissance Awards, presented by Red Havas, on Thursday, January 30!

Join us for the premiere PR event of the year at the Pittsburgh Playhouse!

On Thursday, January 30, Pittsburgh’s most talented communicators will celebrate their hard work at PRSA Pittsburgh’s 2020 Renaissance Awards, presented by Red Havas. YaJagoff Podcast hosts John Chamberlin and Rachael Rennebeck will emcee the awards ceremony as we honor the best public relations, marketing and communications campaigns, tactics and individual practitioners for their most innovative and creative projects.

  • Venue

    This year’s Renaissance Awards will take place at Point Park University’s Pittsburgh Playhouse – the new theater located in downtown Pittsburgh on Forbes Avenue (not to be confused with the old playhouse in Oakland).

  • Schedule of Events

    • 5:00 p.m.: Doors open at Pittsburgh Playhouse (350 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222)
    • 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.: Networking, drinks and hors d’oeuvres
    • 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.: Renaissance Awards ceremony (no food or drink in theater)
    • 9:00 – 10:00 p.m.: Networking, coffee and dessert
    • 10:00 p.m.: After Party at Forbes Tavern (310 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
      After Party sponsored by StudioME.
  • Ticket Prices

    Your ticket includes a seat at the 2020 Renaissance Awards, heavy hors d’oeuvres and two complimentary drinks.

    • PRSA Member – Individual: $80
    • PRSA Member – 10 ticket bundle: $650
    • Non-Member – Individual: $100
    • Non-Member – 10 ticket bundle: $850.00
    • After Party at Forbes Tavern – Free (drinks not included)

    Tickets are limited, so please be sure to purchase your tickets by Friday, January 24. Tickets will not be sold the day of the event.

    Tickets are available here.

  • Parking

    Street parking is free after 6 p.m. or there are plenty of spots available in the Market Square Garage (228 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222), less than two blocks away from the Playhouse.

  • What’s on the Menu

    What’s on the menu (we promise, it’s delicious):

    Thanks to the staff at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, we’re excited for this year’s menu, which includes vegetarian and gluten free options:

    • Carving Station
    • Pasta Station
    • Cheese and fruit plate
    • Hot Hors d’Oeuvres
    • Cold Hors d’Oeuvres
    • Gourmet coffee and desserts
    • Wine and beer bar (each ticket holder gets two free drinks)


Thank you to our official Renaissance Awards sponsors!


If you have any questions about the event or if you’re interested in sponsoring the awards, please email Robin Rectenwald at