Induction into the Page Society Hall of Fame recognizes men and women whose esteemed careers have taken them to the summit of the public relations field. Created in 1984, the annual inductionhonors a leading senior level practitioner for career achievement and outstanding contributions to the profession. Inductees into the Hall of Fame have demonstrated a strong commitment to the Page Principles throughout their careers, thereby contributing to the advancement of the role of the CCO.
Each year, the individual inducted into the Hall of Fame is honored at a special Awards Dinner held during the Annual Conference of the Arthur W. Page Society, at which they present acceptance remarks to the communication leaders at the Page Society. These remarks include powerful observations and insights on the emerging trends in the industry and the opportunities for the profession.
Hall of Fame induction is Page's highest recognition, honoring men and women whose esteemed careers have taken them to the summit of the public relations field. The winners are recognized as "giants" in the profession. It honors a leading senior level practitioner for career achievement and outstanding contributions to the public relations profession. Inductees have either had a significant career in the corporate world or done something significant that aided those who practice in the corporate discipline. Their accomplishments include major contributions to the profession, a strong commitment to the Page Principles and a career filled with recognition by their peers.
There are many important criteria used to choose the next Hall of Fame inductee, but one is of utmost importance. The Hall of Fame winner must have demonstrated commitment to the Page Principles throughout his or her career, thereby affirming the role of the CCO through effective practice and example as exemplified by:
Nominees for this recognition should have a minimum of 15 years in a senior level public relations position for corporations or agencies in the U.S. or internationally. They should also be persons who, by practicing the Page Principles, have had a significant positive influence on the business he or she is/was serving and without question was able to advise or influence the CEO and other C-Suite executives about both public relations and business issues.