2016 Winners

Campaign Challenges Award

North – Viva & CANW – 1200 Lights

Midlands – Willoughby Public Relations & ATOC – Over Active Pensioners

Scotland & NI – VisitScotland – Spirit of Scotland

South East & East Anglia – Weber Shandwick & Bisto Premier Foods – Spare Chair Sunday

South West & Wales – BrandContent & FairFX – The Great Post Office Currency Scandal

 

Consumer Relations Award

North – Smoking Gun PR & Silentnight – The Sleep Expert

Midlands – Willoughby Public Relations & Fayre & Square and Wacky Warehouse

Scotland & NI – Pagoda Porter Novelli & Dundas Castle – Live Like Downton at Dundas

South East & East Anglia – Mischief PR & Bovril – Bringing Back the Bovril Brigade

South West & Wales – Highlight PR & The Motivational Preparation College for Training – Championing ‘active learning’ at MPCT

 

Corporate Affairs Award

Scotland & NI – Grayling & Grant Thornton – Digital First

South East & East Anglia – Hope&Glory & The Royal Mint – The £1.1 Million Effigy

 

Digital & Social Media Campaign of the Year

North – Weber Shandwick & Aldi – Jeans Speech

Midlands – Syndicate Communications – Operation Teddy Bear

Scotland & NI – Smarts Communicate Scotland & Scottish Government Marketing – Bring on Scotland’s Winter Festivals

South East & East Anglia – Frank PR & MyVoucherCodes – NotOnTheMoon

South West & Wales – Highlight PR & Sylvanian Families – Remember Us? Sylvanian Families

 

Integrated Campaign of the Year

North – Finn & Yorkshire Tea – Yorkshire Tree

Midlands – Story Communications & John Lewis – Story Communications Brings Britain’s Favourite Retailer to Birmingham

Scotland & NI – Smarts Communicate Scotland & Scottish Government Marketing – Don’t Miss What’s Round the Corner

South East & East Anglia – Mischief PR & National Trust – Creating the Nation’s Ode to the Coast

South West & Wales – Montpellier & Ad Hoc Property Management – Making Angels Out of Guardians

 

Internal Communications Campaign of the Year

Scotland & NI – Smarts Communicate Northern Ireland & Johnnie Walker – Joy Will Take You Further

South East & East Anglia – Essex County Council – Art of the Possible Campaign

 

Event, Launch or Stunt of the Year

North – Viva & CANW – 1200 Lights

Midlands – Willoughby Public Relations & Fayre & Square and Wacky Warehouse – Bringing Back Fun House

Scotland & NI – Visit Scotland – Borders Railway Media on Board

South East & East Anglia – PrettyGreen & Under Armour – Under Armour Powers Andy Murray to the Next Level

South West & Wales – Bournemouth University – The BU Big Match

 

Media Relations Award

North – Carousel PR & Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester – Carousel Builds Excitement Around Debate

Midlands – Willoughby Public Relations & Fayre & Square and Wacky Warehouse – Bringing Back Fun House

Scotland & NI – Smarts Communicate Scotland & Scottish Government Marketing – Don’t miss what’s Round the Corner

South East & East Anglia – Kazoo PR & Bethesda Softworks – Fallout 4 Launch

South West & Wales – Bournemouth University – The Durotriges Big Dig: raising profiles & changing history

 

Public Sector Award

North – mediafour & Cheshire Police – You Can’t Reverse Your Decision

Scotland & NI – Smarts Communicate Scotland & Scottish Government Marketing – Don’t miss what’s Round the Corner

South East & East Anglia – Hope&Glory & EngineeringUK – The Big Bang Experiments Ride Again

 

Charity / Not for Profit Award

North – Viva & CANW – 1200 Lights

Midlands – Vision Express & The Tonic Communications – Vision Express & The Stroke Association Join Forces for Nationwide Healthcare Initiative

South East & East Anglia – Hope&Glory & EngineeringUK – The Big Bang Experiments Ride Again

South West & Wales – Speed Communications & Mosaic – Countering deprivation & driving entrepreneurship in the classroom

 

Low Budget Campaign

North – Pelican Communications & ViewRanger (Augmentra Ltd) – Walking to Success with ViewRanger

Midlands – Syndicate Communications – Operation Teddy Bear

Scotland & NI – Wire Media & Mackie’s of Scotland – Sweetest Job in The World

South East & East Anglia – Palm PR & Choc on Choc – The Political Chocolate Collection Campaign

South West & Wales – BrandContent & FairFX – The Great Post Office Currency Scandal

 

Trade & B2B Campaign

North – Pelican Communications & Roythornes Solicitors – The Roythornes Food Project

Midlands – Stone Junction & EU Automation – Fables of the Automation

Scotland & NI – Citypress & Bank of Scotland – Fresh Opportunities & Growth

South East & East Anglia – Anchor – Unblocking: a health and care system that protects older people

 

Rising Star of the Year

North – Alice Franks – Manifest Communications

Midlands – Ellie Schofield – Grayling

Scotland & NI – Victoria Irvine – Wire Media

South East & East Anglia – Jessica Kirby – Cirkle

 

Industry Leader of the Year

North – Rob Brown – Rule 5

Midlands – Naddy Onions – Grayling

Scotland & NI – Pam Scobbie – Wire Media

 

Freelancer / Consultant of the Year

North – Hilary Berg – Hilary Berg Consulting

 

In-House Team of the Year

North – Electricity North West

Midlands – NEC Group

Scotland & NI – VisitScotland

South East & East Anglia – Essex Police

 

New Consultancy of the Year

North – Petal & Co.

Midlands – Story Communications

South East & East Anglia – The Forge Communications

 

Small Consultancy of the Year

North – Rule 5

Midlands – Spottydog Communications

Scotland & NI – Serious PR

South East & East Anglia – Jargon PR

South West & Wales – Highlight PR

 

Large Consultancy of the Year

North – Finn

Midlands – Willoughby Public Relations

Scotland & NI – Wire Media

South East & East Anglia – Hotwire

29 MAY

Final Entry Deadline

18 JUNE

Judging Session

19 JUNE

Finalists Announced

SEPTEMBER

Regional Awards Ceremonies