On Thursday, Oct. 10, Lessing-Flynn received 15 total awards at the annual PRIME Awards Ceremony, hosted by the Central Iowa chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

The Central Iowa PRSA PRIME Awards recognizes individuals, campaigns and various tactics that have demonstrated excellence in public relations within the calendar year.

The following Lessing-Flynn client campaigns and projects were awarded:


PRIME Award (1st place)

  • Direct Mail | Vermeer Corporation | Vermeer Mini 500 Sweepstakes
  • Feature Writing | Vermeer Corporation | Cattleman Boosts Animal Husbandry, Feed Efficiency with Indoor Cow/Calf Facility
  • Multimedia | Equipment Technologies | Apache Shop Series Videos
  • Marketing Consumer Products | Vermeer Corporation | Vermeer Mini 500 Sweepstakes
  • Reputation/Brand Management | National Pork Board | Meet the #RealPigFarming Farmers of America


Merit (2nd place)

  • Annual Report | IMT Insurance | 2019 IMT Annual Report
  • Blog | Vermeer Corporation | makinhay.com
  • Direct Mail | Vermeer Corporation | Vermeer Net
  • Feature Writing | Vermeer Corporation | Fiber Optics Create Opportunities in Colorado
  • Magazine | Vermeer Corporation | Makin’ Hay
  • Media Relations | Sage Oil Vac | Mobile Lube Equipment
  • Public Service Announcement | Golden Grain Energy and Iowa Corn | Biofuels Mobile Education Trailer
  • Website | Bank Iowa | Bank Iowa Website
  • Marketing Consumer Products | Bank Iowa with Nathan T. Wright | Eleanor Saves the Day Campaign
  • Community Champion | National Pork Board | Hams Across America


“Being recognized for 15 different campaigns and projects demonstrates how dedicated our team is across the board to helping our clients be successful,” said Jess Held, Lessing-Flynn vice president. “Every person who contributes to a campaign adds something valuable that we can be proud of. It’s always a group effort.”

PRSA has a presence in all 50 states and on nearly 375 college and university campuses via their student organization Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). For more information regarding the Central Iowa Chapter of PRSA, visit their website.