Honors & Awards

Excellence
Community

EXCELLENCE

2013 PR STAR Award —
Gold Coast Public Relations Council: Kaye Communications

JKBK_BernaysAward_webThe firm received the award for “best overall and long-standing excellence”. The GCPRC cited KCOM’s solid reputation for serving a variety of business, lifestyle and nonprofit clients over the years and the continuance of delivering market-relevant strategies and game-changing original content that empowers clients to grow and dominate under the leadership of Bonnie and Jon Kaye.

Representing last year’s PR STAR Award recipient Florida Atlantic University, Lisa Metcalf, FAU Director of Media Relations, presented firm principals Bonnie and Jon Kaye the award, sharing that “Kaye Communications has built a solid reputation for serving a variety of business, lifestyle and nonprofit clients over the years…all great ultra-creative campaigns. BEST OF ALL, they get great results for their clients – and that’s the best thing anyone can ever say about a PR firm.”

2013 Bernays Award: Project By or For a Nonprofit Organization —
Gold Coast Public Relations Council: Kaye Communications

Presented the 2013 Gold Coast Public Relations Council’s Bernays Award for the strategic communications excellence to support firm’s community-wide “Our Legend, Her Legacy” celebration initiative in tribute to Countess de Hoernle in commemoration of her 100th birthday on behalf of the Order of St. John, one of the oldest orders of chivalry in existence, raising funds to benefit the sick and the poor of the world since 1048 A.D.

2013 Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees Service Award —
Kaye Communications Principals 
Jon & Bonnie Kaye

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Firm principals Bonnie and Jon Kaye were presented the coveted 2013 FAU Trustees Service Award for their full embrace of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine “in the most meaningful of ways, using their influence as opinion leaders to rally support for it in the community.”

2009-2010 Rotary International Significant Achievement Award
(second year awarded; description below)

2009 President’s Award For Public Relations —
Rotary Club Boca RatonKaye Communications

2008-2009 Rotary International Outstanding Public Relations Award:
Kaye Communications

Presented to chapter for Kaye Communications’ efforts in reinventing, re-branding  and producing the 2009 OPAL (Outstanding People And Leaders) Awards event. Awarded to only 123 clubs worldwide out of 33,000 clubs around the globe.

2008 President’s Award For Public Relations —
Rotary Club Boca Raton: Kaye Communications

2007 Bernays Award: Strategic Communications/Campaign —
Gold Coast Public Relations Council: Kaye Communications

Presented the 2007 Gold Coast Public Relations Council’s Bernays Award for strategic communications for the debut of Old Homestead Steakhouse at Boca Raton Resort & Club via its $100 Hamburger media relations campaign that, in addition to securing Associated Press and Getty Images distribution, garnered $1.7 million in broadcast alone in the first two days of debut, including NBC Today segment, David Letterman and Tonight Show.

2007 Rotary International Outstanding Public Relations Awards —
Rotary International: Kaye Communications

2007 President’s Award For Public Relations —
Rotary Club Boca Raton: Kaye Communications

2006 President’s Award For Public Relations —
Rotary Club Boca Raton
: Kaye Communications

2005 President’s Award For Public Relations —
Rotary Club Boca Raton
: Kaye Communications

2002 “Flagler Award” for Public Relations Creativity —
VISIT 
Florida

Awarded by VISIT Florida for Public Relations Creativity for Boca Raton Resort & Club’s global 75th anniversary initiative that Kaye Communications conceived and implemented on behalf of the BRR&C. Named for Henry Flagler, the designation was established in 2000 to recognize outstanding tourism marketing in the state of Florida.

COMMUNITY

2013 Woman of Distinction Nominee
Soroptimist Club: Bonnie S. Kaye

2013 Men with a Caring Heart Nominee —
Rotary Club/Downtown Boca Raton: Jon A. Kaye

2012 Woman Volunteer of the Year Nominee —
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at FAU: Bonnie S. Kaye

2006 Pillars of the Community —
League For Educational Awareness of the Holocaust: Bonnie & Jon Kaye

2005 Woman Volunteer of the Year Nominee —
League for Educational Awareness of the Holocaust: Bonnie S. Kaye

2005 Men with a Caring Heart Nominee & Winner —
Boca Raton Educational  Television: Jon A. Kaye

2003 Woman Volunteer of the Year Nominee —
Florence Fuller Child Development Centers: Bonnie S. Kaye

2003 Soroptimist Woman of Distinction —
Florence Fuller Child Development Centers: Bonnie S. Kaye

2002 Leading Men of Palm Beach County Honoree —
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Jon A. Kaye