NEW YORK—Founders and principals from some of North America’s most creative public relations firms will be among the judges who select our Americas region SABRE Award winners this year.

The SABRE Awards, which represent Superior Achievement in Branding and Reputation, are open to campaigns created by public relations professionals in the Americas, and executed at least in part during 2012. Entry forms can be downloaded here.

Among the agency leaders on the judging panel are Laura Tomasetti from Boston’s 360 Public Relations (pictured); Nick Cowling of Citizen Optimum of Canada; Craig Bida of Cone; George Drucker of Crenshaw Communications; David Richeson of New York-based Kaplow; and Bryan Harris of Taylor.

They will be joined by client-side communicators from companies such as Dell, Dupont, General Mills, Hersheys, MasterCard, Nintendo, Pepsico, SC Johnson, Starbucks and more.

The deadline is Monday December 17, 2012. The late deadline (additional fee required) is Monday January 21, 2013.