Winners

2021 Communications Excellence Awards

Winners list will be published here after announcement.

2020 PR World Awards

10th Annual 2020 PR World Awards

10th Annual 2020 PR World Awards winners

Grand Winners (alphabetically)

1903 Public Relations
Alfa Romeo Global Communications
Bospar
Marvell
Pulp PR

2020 Winners

Marketing Executive of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Marvell | Santa Clara, California, USA | Establishment of Marvell’s Corporate Marketing organization and functional programs redesign | Stacey Keegan

Public Relations Executive of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Leading his agency to growth in 2020, despite COVID-19

Public Relations Innovator of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Leading his agency to growth in 2020, despite COVID-19

Public Relations Professional of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Leading his agency to growth in 2020, despite COVID-19

Team of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
American Financial Network, Inc. | Brea, California, USA | Concierge In-house Virtual Marketing Hub Serving Sales Teams Nationwide
SILVER WINNER
Marvell | Santa Clara, California, USA | Launch of Marvell’s new brand identity (capstone of multi-year transformation)

Achievement of the Year | Arts, Culture, & Entertainment
GOLD WINNER
grapevine pr + consulting | Los Angeles, California, USA | Received widespread press and critical acclaim for client’s new record.

Achievement of the Year | Automotive
GOLD WINNER
Polestar | HQ Gothenburg, Sweden | A Global Car Launch in the midst of a pandemic
SILVER WINNER
Alfa Romeo Global Communications | Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA | Alfa Romeo generates unprecedented global media coverage amid COVID-19

Achievement of the Year | Brand Experience | Business-to-Business
GOLD WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Brand Experience | Consumer
GOLD WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Achievement of the Year | Branding
GOLD WINNER
Marvell | Santa Clara, California, USA | Launch of Marvell’s new brand identity (capstone of multi-year transformation)
SILVER WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Achievement of the Year | Breakfast Foods
BRONZE WINNER
Community Policing | Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India | HEALTHY FOOD HUMBLE IDLI HAPPY FRUIT BANANA DESI COW MILK

Achievement of the Year | Budget Small (US$20,000 or less)
GOLD WINNER
1903 Public Relations | Fresno, California, USA | Bitwise saw a 721% spike in web traffic,reach of 4M.
SILVER WINNER
Pulp PR: Jessica Hasson (Founder), Zach Taiji (Account Manager), Kayleigh Larin (Account Support) | Lake Hughes, California, USA | Maximizing a $5,000 budget with a Major Retailer Deal
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Business to Business
GOLD WINNER
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Business Transformation
GOLD WINNER
Marvell | Santa Clara, California, USA | Launch of Marvell’s new brand identity (capstone of multi-year transformation)

Achievement of the Year | Content
GOLD WINNER
Alibaba Group-Alizila | San Francisco, California, USA | Excellent Corporate Newsroom for Alibaba Group
SILVER WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Corporate Branding
GOLD WINNER
Marvell | Santa Clara, California, USA | Launch of Marvell’s new brand identity (capstone of multi-year transformation)
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Corporate Communications
GOLD WINNER
Sterling and Wilson Pvt Ltd. | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. | Successfully positioned the company as a leading global EPC player
SILVER WINNER
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. | Newport Beach, California, USA | Bringing Executives & Employees Together Virtually

Achievement of the Year | Corporate Social Responsibility
GOLD WINNER
Gazprom Neft | St Petersburg, Russia | Running the first-ever expedition researching narwhal in the Russian Arctic.
SILVER WINNER
Crackle | Santa Monica, California, USA | Created audience site to help people drowning in student debt
BRONZE WINNER
Gazprom Neft | St Petersburg, Russia | Created a set of inter-complementary tools to achieve sustainable change

Achievement of the Year | Crisis & Reputation Management
GOLD WINNER
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry | London, Uinited Kingdom | Saved Avid’s reputation and relationships with its target communities.

Achievement of the Year | Digital
GOLD WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Environmental
GOLD WINNER
NatConnect Foundation | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Wetland, mangrove destruction halted, anti-environment projects kept on hold
SILVER WINNER
NatConnect Foundation | Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | High Court appointed committee orders protection of eco-sensitive wetlands

Achievement of the Year | Fashion & Style
GOLD WINNER
Pulp PR: Jessica Hasson (Founder), Zach Taiji (Account Manager), Kayleigh Larin (Account Support) | Lake Hughes, California, USA | Bringing a new kind of shoe from Kickstarter to stores.

Achievement of the Year | Global
GOLD WINNER
Pulp PR: Jessica Hasson (Founder), Kayleigh Larin (Account Manager), Zach Taiji (Account Support), Rachel Stoll (Strategy Support) | Lake Hughes, California, USA | 200 articles in over 15 countries supporting free speech online.
BRONZE WINNER
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps

Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Disease Education & Awareness
GOLD WINNER
AbbVie | North Chicago, Illinois, USA | Launched AbbVie’s first external narrative around global HCV elimination

Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Others
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Hardware
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Services
BRONZE WINNERS
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Software
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Integrated Communications
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Integration of Traditional and New Media
GOLD WINNER
B.S.C. Group | Hong Kong | From Traditional Business to Omnichannel in under 30 days | Ken Ip, Group Head of Marketing
SILVER WINNER
Pulp PR: Jessica Hasson (Founder), Kayleigh Larin (Account Manager), Zach Taiji (Technical Support), Rachel Stoll (Strategy Support) Ethan Kinderknecht (Podcast Producer), Daryl Davis (Podcast Host), Bill Ottman (Founder, Minds.com) | Lake Hughes, California, USA | Breaking down barriers by having tough conversations about race.

Achievement of the Year | Media Relations
GOLD WINNER
Apples and Oranges Public Relations | New York City, NY USA | 24 Media Placement for client’s Virtual event
SILVER WINNER
Schwinn (Pacific Cycle) | Madison, Wisconsin, USA | 95 pieces of coverage yielding 5 billion potential online readership.

Achievement of the Year | Not-for-Profit
GOLD WINNER
NatConnect Foundation | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Destruction of mangroves and wetlands halted by State Government

Achievement of the Year | Online Marketing
BRONZE WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Achievement of the Year | Packaged Food
GOLD WINNER
Pulp PR: Jessica Hasson (Founder), Rachel Stoll (Account Lead/Social Strategy), Kayleigh Larin (Account Support), Zach Taiji (Design/Web Developer) | Lake Hughes, California, USA | PulpPR executed a new strategy weeks after Blüm’s launch

Achievement of the Year | Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
GOLD WINNER
MMS Holdings | Canton, Michigan, USA | Created public program to offer $1M Grant COVID-19 Vaccine Development

Achievement of the Year | Public Affairs
GOLD WINNER
Novitas Communications | Denver, Colorado, USA | SB-19-225 died before reaching the floor of the Senate

Achievement of the Year | Re-Branding or Brand Renovation
GOLD WINNER
Marvell | Santa Clara, California, USA | Launch of Marvell’s new brand identity (capstone of multi-year transformation)

Achievement of the Year | Retail
GOLD WINNER
B.S.C. Group | Hong Kong | Wellness Living Curated pop-up | Ken Ip, Group Head of Marketing

Achievement of the Year | Security Services
BRONZE WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Achievement of the Year | Security Software
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Worldwide, PR secured 1,848 media placements.

Achievement of the Year | Social Responsibility
GOLD WINNER
Beryl Bikes | London, Bournemouth & Poole, Norwich, Hereford, Watford – UK | Enabling Over 10,000 Free Trips for Key Workers During Covid-19
SILVER WINNER
Clean Energy | Newport Beach, California, USA | Raising funds, awareness for American Lung Association

Achievement of the Year | Technology
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | When you Google “work from home” Prodoscore comes first

Achievement of the Year | Transportation
GOLD WINNER
Beryl Bikes | London, Bournemouth & Poole, Norwich, Hereford, Watford – UK | Enabling Over 10,000 Free Trips for Key Workers During Covid-19
SILVER WINNER
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps

Agency of the Year for Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
Merritt Group | McLean, Virginia & San Francisco, California, USA | Schools leverage technology unconventionally to feed children during COVID-19

Agency of the Year for Artificial Intelligence
SILVER WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Bospar promoted Dr. Fauci, became Mendix AOR, and grew 17%
BRONZE WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Agency of the Year for Business Services
GOLD WINNER
1903 Public Relations | Fresno, California, USA | Bitwise saw a 721% spike in web traffic,reach of 4M.

Agency of the Year for Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet
GOLD WINNER
ITC Infotech | Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Cost savings for the client by creating an infrastructure-less environment
SILVER WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Bospar promoted Dr. Fauci, became Mendix AOR, and grew 17%

Agency of the Year for Education and Training
BRONZE WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Agency of the Year for Electronics
GOLD WINNER
PulpPR | Lake Hughes, California, USA | 500M+ UVMs for non-COVID-19 related electronics clients

Agency of the Year for Information Technology Cloud/SaaS
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Bospar promoted Dr. Fauci, became Mendix AOR, and grew 17%

Agency of the Year for Information Technology Services
SILVER WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Bospar promoted Dr. Fauci, became Mendix AOR, and grew 17%
SILVER WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Agency of the Year for Non-Profit or Government Organizations
GOLD WINNER
Concept PR | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Established as a nodal agency for Child Emergency in media

Agency of the Year for Real Estate and Construction
GOLD WINNER
Concept PR | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Several policy changes done by the union and state governments

Agency of the Year for Real Estate and Construction
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Bospar promoted Dr. Fauci, became Mendix AOR, and grew 17%

Agency of the Year for Others
GOLD WINNER
Izaros Marketing Consulting | San Jose, California, USA | Izaros Delivers FREE Consulting to 5 Worthy Startups. Drives Growth!

Advertising Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
NRPR Group | Beverly Hills,California, USA | Throughout NRPR Group’s history, clients receive coverage each month.

Full Service Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
JPA Health | Washington, D.C., USA | Overall client satisfaction of JPA Health is 9.4/10.

Marketing Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
GOLD WINNER
ITC Infotech | Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Glassdoor rating boosted from 2.9 to 3.9 within 6 months

Public Relations Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
10 to 1 Public Relations | Scottsdale, Arizona, USA | exceptional growth, doubling its client list and staff count
SILVER WINNER
Wire Communication Consultancy – PR Wire | Sri Lanka (Western Province) | Honoured as Gold winner in 9th annual PR awards
BRONZE WINNERS
1903 Public Relations | Fresno, California, USA | Bitwise saw a 721% spike in web traffic,reach of 4M.
PulpPR | Lake Hughes, California, USA | 2.25 Billion UVMs in 275 days: Team of 5

Public Relations Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
JPA Health | Washington, D.C., USA | Overall client satisfaction of JPA Health is 9.4/10.
SILVER WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Bospar promoted Dr. Fauci, became Mendix AOR, and grew 17%

Startup Agency of the Year | Full Service Agency
GOLD WINNER
Brand825 | Brentwood, Tennessee, USA | The I Am Manduu video campaign won a Silver Telly.

Startup Agency of the Year | Public Relations Agency
GOLD WINNER
1903 Public Relations | Fresno, California, USA | Bitwise saw a 721% spike in web traffic,reach of 4M.

Startup Agency of the Year | Other
BRONZE WINNER
Community Policing | Shirdi, Maharashtra, India | GANPATI DESI COW GOSHALA MUSEUM RESEARCH REJUVENATION CENTRE MASCOT RAM

PR or Marketing Campaign of the Year
GOLD WINNER
SEGA of America | Burbank, California, USA | Strategic use of non-traditional trailers generated unprecedented mass appeal
SILVER WINNER
AbbVie | Mettawa, Illinois, USA | Connecting, educating and empowering psoriasis patients to seek optimal care

Video or Film of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Lenovo Singapore Pte Ltd | SIngapore | Tailored For You

Milestone of the Year | Anniversary
GOLD WINNER
Alfa Romeo Global Communications | Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA | Alfa Romeo generates unprecedented global media coverage amid COVID-19

Milestone of the Year | Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA |

Executive Hero of the Year | Effective Leadership During COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. | Newport Beach, California, USA | Management’s quick response to company employees about the COVid-19 situation

Individual Hero of the Year | Helping Others During COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
Schwinn (Pacific Cycle) | Madison, Wisconsin, USA | 95 pieces of coverage yielding 5 billion potential online readership.
SILVER WINNER
Community Policing | Shirdi, Maharashtra, India | HELPED PEOPLE FOR PLASMA

Best Health Care and Medical Innovation
GOLD WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Consumer Service Hero of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Beryl Bikes | London, Bournemouth & Poole, Norwich, Hereford, Watford – UK | Enabling Over 10,000 Free Trips for Key Workers During Covid-19

Team of the Year | During COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
Zoom Video Communications, Inc. | San Jose, California, USA | Sharing the Achievements of Zoom- IPO, Acquired Keybase, etc.
BRONZE WINNER
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps

Company Response of the Year | Creative Ways Companies are Giving Back During COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
DRACOON GmbH | Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany | Enabeling companies to work securely from home
SILVER WINNER
Enquiron | Boston, Massachusetts, USA | Enquiron Continues to Reinforce Work-Life Balance during COVID-19 Pandemic
BRONZE WINNERS
ITC Infotech | Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Winning together by sharing technology expertise, intellectual assets& contributing financially
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Company Rethinking of the Year | Creative Ways Companies are Rethinking Business Model During COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
Polestar | Gothenburg, Swedden | A Global Car Launch in the midst of a pandemic
SILVER WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Company Innovation of the Year | Tackling COVID-19 with Innovative Ways
SILVER WINNER
Polestar | Gothenburg, Sweden | A Global Car Launch in the midst of a pandemic
BRONZE WINNERS
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Company Work-From-Home Implementation of the Year | Creative Ways Companies Are Implementing Work from Home Strategy During COVID-19
SILVER WINNERS
DRACOON GmbH | Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany | Enabeling companies to work securely from home
ITC Infotech | Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Beyond BCP: Employee Centricity, Client Centricity delivering productivity & predictability

Best Government Response | Helping People & Businesses During COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
City of Phoenix – Public Works Dept. | Phoenix, Arizona, USA | Providing accessible COVID19 testing to the community at no cost

Best Use of Social Media | COVID-19-related Information
SILVER WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year | COVID-19-related Information
GOLD WINNER
Inkhouse team for VMware Carbon Black | Waltham, Massachusetts, USA | We shifted strategy, resulting in on-message offerings and long-lasting trust.
SILVER WINNERS
Altimetrik | Southfield Michigan, USA | 64 media outlets cover Altimetrik Covid measures from Apr-Sept period
Episerver | Nashua, New Hampshire, USA | An internal comms series to engage employees working from home.
InkHouse team for Gigamon | Waltham, Massachusetts, USA | We placed timely, strategic, empathetic content to reach customers
BRONZE WINNERS
Sterling and Wilson Pvt Ltd. | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. | Successfully communicated company’s COVID-19 preparedness to the stakeholders
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps

Heightening Awareness and Publicity Campaign of the Year | COVID-19-related Information
SILVER WINNERS
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Marketing Campaign of the Year | COVID-19-related Information
SILVER WINNER
DRACOON GmbH | Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany | Enabeling companies to work securely from home
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Best Service| To Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
Enquiron | Boston, Massachusetts, USA | We Gave Employers Peace of Mind During Incredibly Tumultuous Times
SILVER WINNER
R Rajeswari Iyer – LD Prime Live E-Concert – Vertex Prime Stars | Hyderabad, Telangana, India | Social solidarity during COVID-triggered physical distancing
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Best Technology| To Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID-19
SILVER WINNER
DRACOON GmbH | Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany | Enabeling companies to work securely from home
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

2019 PR World Awards

9th Annual 2019 PR World Awards

Public Relations Professional of the Year | USA
GOLD WINNER
Blaze PR | Santa Monica, CA United States | Year over year growth of 20%+ for three years running! | Matt Kovacs, President

Team of the Year | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet
GOLD WINNER
JDA Software | Scottsdale, AZ USA | Marketing team responsible for 47% of JDA’s total sales pipeline | Kevin Iaquinto, Beth Elkin, Sharon Andersen, Ross West, Jolene Peixoto, Mary Ketter, Arlyn Knox, Richa Handa, Mette Krogh

Team of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Vonage | Holmdel, NJ USA | 600+ original articles globally, more than 2.2 billion media impressions | Jo Ann Tizzano, Santina Stankevich, Brian Dunne, Nicola Brookes, Elise Leonard, Brian Pilgrim, Matt Newcombe, Ruzanna Tantushyan

Achievement of the Year | Arts, Culture, & Entertainment
GOLD WINNER
grapevine pr + consulting | Los Angeles, California, USA | Secured Client William Shatner on CBS’ The Talk | Steven Le Vine, Laura Heckman
SILVER WINNER
IW Group | New York, NY, USA | Crazy Rich Asians — a watershed moment for Hollywood |
BRONZE WINNER
Production Company “Atmosphere” and personally Iana Kutueva | Moscow, Russia | Popularization of small business and PR of talented women | Mikhail Bashkatov (actor) Roza Syabitova (TV-host) Yulia Mikhalchik (singer) Jasmin (singer) Albina Djanabaeva (singer) Polina Dibrova (model) Petr Romanov (actor, TV-host) Slava Nikitin (TV-host) Nadezhda Angarskaya (actress) Irina Muromtzeva (TV-host) Ekaterina Boborova (olympic champion) Ekaterina Gordon (singer, journalist) Karina Mishulina (actress) Margarita Mamun (olympic champion)

Achievement of the Year | Automotive
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | New York | Created the world’s-first projection mapping showtruck to celebrate LGBTQ diversity |

Achievement of the Year | Beverages – Alcohol
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | New York | Created the world’s-first projection mapping showtruck to celebrate LGBTQ diversity |

Achievement of the Year | Brand Experience | Business-to-Business
GOLD WINNER
Simplify Workforce | Jersey City, NJ, USA | Exponential Growth in Visiblity and Revenue | Neha Goel, SVP of Marketing & Strategy Patrick Chartrand, Director of Demand Generation

Achievement of the Year | Branded Content Campaign of the Year
GOLD WINNER
NVIDIA Technical Service (Beijing) Co., Ltd. | Beijing China | NVIDIA 2018 GPU Technology Conference China |
SILVER WINNER
IW Group | New York | Launched all-new China digital news product at NY Stock Exchange |

Achievement of the Year | Breakfast Foods
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | New York | A 6AM dance party to promote a new breakfast sandwich | .

Achievement of the Year | Budget Small (US$20,000 or less)
GOLD WINNER
Production Company “Atmosphere” and personally Iana Kutueva | Moscow, Russia | Popularization of small business and PR of talented women | Mikhail Bashkatov (actor) Roza Syabitova (TV-host) Yulia Mikhalchik (singer) Jasmin (singer) Albina Djanabaeva (singer) Polina Dibrova (model) Petr Romanov (actor, TV-host) Slava Nikitin (TV-host) Nadezhda Angarskaya (actress) Irina Muromtzeva (TV-host) Ekaterina Boborova (olympic champion) Ekaterina Gordon (singer, journalist) Karina Mishulina (actress) Margarita Mamun (olympic champion)

Achievement of the Year | Business to Business
GOLD WINNER
Simplify Workforce | Jersey City, NJ, USA | Disrupting and creating waves in a mature market | Neha Goel, SVP of Marketing & Strategy Patrick Chartrand, Director of Demand Generation

Achievement of the Year | Business Transformation
GOLD WINNER
Vonage | Holmdel, NJ USA | Received most favorable responses of 50+ question HR survey. | Jo Ann Tizzano, Santina Stankevich, Brian Dunne, Nicola Brookes, Elise Leonard, Brian Pilgrim, Matt Newcombe, Ruzanna Tantushyan

Achievement of the Year | Community Engagement
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | New York | Created the world’s-first projection mapping showtruck to celebrate LGBTQ diversity |

Achievement of the Year | Corporate Branding
GOLD WINNER
A1 Hrvatska d.o.o. | Croatia | Rebranding – Vip became A1 | Ivan Skender, Martina Rizman Matić, Iva Turčin, Deana Matulić Jagušt, Darija Petric

Achievement of the Year | Events & Observances
GOLD WINNER
grapevine pr + consulting | Los Angeles, California, USA | Secured Client William Shatner on CBS’ The Talk | Steven Le Vine, Laura Heckman
SILVER WINNER
grapevine pr + consulting | Los Angeles, California, USA | Managed Successful Red Carpet and Press Leading Up To Event | Steven Le Vine
BRONZE WINNER
Production Company “Atmosphere” and personally Iana Kutueva | Moscow, Russia | Popularization of small business and PR of talented women | Mikhail Bashkatov (actor) Roza Syabitova (TV-host) Yulia Mikhalchik (singer) Jasmin (singer) Albina Djanabaeva (singer) Polina Dibrova (model) Petr Romanov (actor, TV-host) Slava Nikitin (TV-host) Nadezhda Angarskaya (actress) Irina Muromtzeva (TV-host) Ekaterina Boborova (olympic champion) Ekaterina Gordon (singer, journalist) Karina Mishulina (actress) Margarita Mamun (olympic champion)

Achievement of the Year | Experiential Marketing
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | New York | A 6AM dance party to promote a new breakfast sandwich | .

Achievement of the Year | Fashion & Style
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | New York, NY, USA | Crazy Rich Asians — a watershed moment for Hollywood |

Achievement of the Year | Financial Communications
GOLD WINNER
Boston Private | Boston, MA USA | The Why of Wealth | Sers Lu, Maggie Monaghan, Eric Hazard
SILVER WINNER
Intellia Therapeutics | Cambridge, MA USA | Educational Briefing on the CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing Technology Interference Proceedings | Lindsey Trickett, Lina Li, Jose Rivera, Nishla Keiser, Mary Ferguson, Cora Holt, Jennifer Smoter, Lynnea Olivarez

Achievement of the Year | Food & Beverage
GOLD WINNER
Blaze PR | Santa Monica, CA | Take an existing holiday and make it our client’s own | Matt Kovacs Erinn Lynch Lindsey Mee John Davies
SILVER WINNER
GMR Group | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Promoting Cranberries as ‘SuperFood’ at GMR Group’s Delhi Airport | Rupesh Janve Subhendu Ray Kapil Sabharwal Kshitiz Singhal Anwar Ahsan
BRONZE WINNER
IW Group | New York | A 6AM dance party to promote a new breakfast sandwich | .

Achievement of the Year | Global
GOLD WINNER
Alexander PR | Auckland, New Zealand | The Global Success of the Four-Day Week Campaign |

Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Others
GOLD WINNER
Foundation for Chiropractic Progress | San Jose, CA USA | Raising Awareness of Chiropractic as a Safe, Drug-free Approach | Kent S. Greenawalt , Dr. Sherry McAllister Alexis Lignos Megan Gilson

Achievement of the Year | Influencer Impact
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | New York, NY, USA | Intersecting Lunar New Year, high fashion and McDonald’s |

Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Cloud/SaaS
GOLD WINNER
Simplify Workforce | Jersey City, NJ USA | Launching SimplifyVMS and Gaining Brand Visiblity | Neha Goel, SVP of Marketing & Strategy Patrick Chartrand, Director of Demand Generation

Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Software
GOLD WINNER
Simplify Workforce | Jersey City, NJ, USA | Lauching SimplifyVMS and Gaining Market Share | Neha Goel, SVP of Marketing & Strategy Patrick Chartrand, Director of Deman Generation

Achievement of the Year | Media Relations
GOLD WINNER
grapevine pr + consulting | Los Angeles, California, USA | Secured Client William Shatner on CBS’ The Talk | Steven Le Vine, Laura Heckman

Achievement of the Year | Multicultural
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | Los Angeles, CA, USA | Crazy Rich Asians |

Achievement of the Year | New Product or Service Launch
GOLD WINNER
Weiss PR | Baltimore | Weiss PR’s secured 44% share of voice for Protego Labs. | Matthew Pugh
SILVER WINNER
IW Group | New York | Launched all-new China digital news product at NY Stock Exchange |
BRONZE WINNER
Simplify Workforce | Jersey City, NJ, USA | Going to market with SimplifyVMS | Neha Goel, SVP of Marketing & Strategy Patrick Chartrand, Director of Demand Generation

Achievement of the Year | News, Sports, and Media
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | New York | Launched all-new China digital news product at NY Stock Exchange |

Achievement of the Year | Performance Marketing
GOLD WINNER
Marlabs | Piscataway, NJ USA | Marketing team drove record-number of attendees to events and webinars | Shyam Ananthnarayan, Arijit Ray, Meenakshi Sharma, Shwetha Rao,Lohith Narayana, Narendra Salupalya, Naresh Kurimisetty
SILVER WINNER
Distinguished Concerts International New York | New York, NY USA | Sold Out Carnegie Hall with Simultaneous Webcast and Performance | Andrea Niederman, Malcom Moon, Seth McCay, Iris Derke, Kevin Taylor, Jim Sapione
BRONZE WINNER
VHR | London, UK | 2 Week Campaign to Generate 15 Candidates in South America | Aimee Treasure, Ashley Johnson, Jennifer Robinson, Jack Terry

Achievement of the Year | Promotional/Branding
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | New York, NY, USA | Intersecting Lunar New Year, high fashion and McDonald’s |

Achievement of the Year | Public Affairs
GOLD WINNER
Concept Public Relations India Limited | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | #BoomCityDoomCity | Concept PR:B N Kumar, Ashish Jalan, David Franklin, Andrew Fernandes, Neeti Desai, Yogesh Desai, Ramesh Uppara PRCI: M B Jayaram, Geetha Skankar, Sanjay Rammoorty, Bakul Gala

Achievement of the Year | Security Software
GOLD WINNER
Weiss PR | Baltimore | Weiss PR’s secured 44% share of voice for Protego Labs. | Matthew Pugh

Achievement of the Year | Social Media
GOLD WINNER
SE2, LLC | Topeka, KS USA | Advanced social employee ambassador program and content marketing | Ashish Jha, Kirk Braun

Achievement of the Year | Technology
GOLD WINNER
Clarity PR | New York, NY USA | Clarity Drives Global Impact for Entrupy with US-based Campaign | Lisa Kurtz, Chanel Sedano, Sherry Smith
SILVER WINNER
Attain Marketing | Charlotte North Carolina | Company was aquired by WEX Payments |
BRONZE WINNERS
IW Group | New York | Created the world’s-first projection mapping showtruck to celebrate LGBTQ diversity |
Simplify Workforce | Jersey City, NJ, USA | Lauching and going to market with SimplifyVMS | Neha Goel, SVP of Marketing & Strategy Patrick Chartrand, Director of Demand Generation

Achievement of the Year | Telecommunications and Internet
GOLD WINNER
Lumina Communications | San Jose, CA, USA. | The results of this PR campaign impacted the client’s revenue. | YouMail, Lumina Communications

Achievement of the Year | Travel & Tourism
GOLD WINNER
GMR Group | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Successful shifting of Indigo & SpiceJet to T2 Delhi Airport | Rupesh Janve Subhendu Ray Kshitiz Singhal Anwar Ahsan Kapil Sabharwal

Agency of the Year for Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
grapevine pr + consulting | Los Angeles, CA, USA | Secured Client William Shatner on CBS’ The Talk | Steven Le Vine, Laura Heckman
SILVER WINNER
IW Group | Los Angeles, CA, USA | Crazy Rich Asians | .
BRONZE WINNER
Production Company “Atmosphere” and personally Iana Kutueva | Moscow, Russia | Popularization of small business and PR of talented women | Mikhail Bashkatov (actor) Roza Syabitova (TV-host) Yulia Mikhalchik (singer) Jasmin (singer) Albina Djanabaeva (singer) Polina Dibrova (model) Petr Romanov (actor, TV-host) Slava Nikitin (TV-host) Nadezhda Angarskaya (actress) Irina Muromtzeva (TV-host) Ekaterina Boborova (olympic champion) Ekaterina Gordon (singer, journalist) Karina Mishulina (actress) Margarita Mamun (olympic champion)

Agency of the Year for Business Services
GOLD WINNER
The Audacious Agency | Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia | Assisting 82 clients enter and win business awards | Annette Densham Lauren Clemett

Agency of the Year for Food & Beverage
GOLD WINNER
FTI Consulting – GJ Comunicaciones | Bogota, Latin America | Highest PR ROI for Coca-Cola Colombia ever | FTI Consulting Jaime Vásquez Senior Director, Ana María Salinas senior consultant, Daniela Forero Sánchez consultant and Juan Martín Londoño consultant, GJ Comunicaciones Jaime Beltrán Partner GJ Comunicaciones

Agency of the Year for Media & Entertainment
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | Los Angeles, CA, USA | Crazy Rich Asians | .
SILVER WINNER
grapevine pr + consulting | Los Angeles, California, USA | In 2019, grapevine pr + consulting ranked among Top 30. | Steven Le Vine, Laura Heckman
BRONZE WINNER
Production Company “Atmosphere” and personally Iana Kutueva | Moscow, Russia | Popularization of small business and PR of talented women | Mikhail Bashkatov (actor) Roza Syabitova (TV-host) Yulia Mikhalchik (singer) Jasmin (singer) Albina Djanabaeva (singer) Polina Dibrova (model) Petr Romanov (actor, TV-host) Slava Nikitin (TV-host) Nadezhda Angarskaya (actress) Irina Muromtzeva (TV-host) Ekaterina Boborova (olympic champion) Ekaterina Gordon (singer, journalist) Karina Mishulina (actress) Margarita Mamun (olympic champion)

Advertising Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Alexander PR | Parnell | The Global Success of the Four-Day Week Campaign |

Full Service Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | Los Angeles, CA, USA | Crazy Rich Asians | .

Marketing Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | Los Angeles, CA, USA | Crazy Rich Asians |

Public Relations Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
PR Wire | Western Province | Honoured as Gold winner in 7th annual PR awards | Ashan Kumar
SILVER WINNER
Production Company “Atmosphere” and personally Iana Kutueva | Moscow, Russia | Popularization of small business and PR of talented women | Mikhail Bashkatov (actor) Roza Syabitova (TV-host) Yulia Mikhalchik (singer) Jasmin (singer) Albina Djanabaeva (singer) Polina Dibrova (model) Petr Romanov (actor, TV-host) Slava Nikitin (TV-host) Nadezhda Angarskaya (actress) Irina Muromtzeva (TV-host) Ekaterina Boborova (olympic champion) Ekaterina Gordon (singer, journalist) Karina Mishulina (actress) Margarita Mamun (olympic champion)
BRONZE WINNERS
grapevine pr Austin | Austin, Texas, USA | Launched grapevine pr’s second office, grapevine pr Austin, in Texas. | Steven Le Vine
grapevine pr Nashville | Nashville, Tennessee, USA | Launched Third Office for grapevine pr in Nashville in 2018 | Steven Le Vine, Laura Heckman

Public Relations Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
FTI Consulting – GJ Comunicaciones | Bogota, Latin America | Highest PR ROI for Coca-Cola Colombia ever | FTI Consulting Jaime Vásquez Senior Director, Ana María Salinas senior consultant, Daniela Forero Sánchez consultant and Juan Martín Londoño consultant, GJ Comunicaciones Jaime Beltrán Partner GJ Comunicaciones
SILVER WINNER
PAN Communications | Boston, MA USA | 31% growth in regions, supporting a 12.1% revenue increase YoY | Philip A. Nardone Jr. – President & CEO, Mark Nardone – Executive Vice President, Darlene Doyle – Executive Vice President of Client Relations, Elizabeth Famiglietti – Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Gary Torpey – Executive Vice President of Finance
BRONZE WINNERS
Concept Public Relations India Limited | Mumbai | • Succeeded in making authorities act to save environment | B N Kumar, Ashish Jalan, David Franklin, Yogesh Ghag, Andrew Fernandes
Lumina Communications | San Jose, CA, USA | Built an employee-first PR firm that attracts the best talent | Hugh Burnham, Lumina Communications

Most Innovative Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
IW Group | Los Angeles, CA, USA | Crazy Rich Asians |

Startup of the Year | Public Relations Agency
GOLD WINNER
Production Company “Atmosphere” and personally Iana Kutueva | Moscow, Russia | Popularization of small business and PR of talented women | Mikhail Bashkatov (actor) Roza Syabitova (TV-host) Yulia Mikhalchik (singer) Jasmin (singer) Albina Djanabaeva (singer) Polina Dibrova (model) Petr Romanov (actor, TV-host) Slava Nikitin (TV-host) Nadezhda Angarskaya (actress) Irina Muromtzeva (TV-host) Ekaterina Boborova (olympic champion) Ekaterina Gordon (singer, journalist) Karina Mishulina (actress) Margarita Mamun (olympic champion)

PR or Marketing Campaign of the Year
GOLD WINNER
PVH Corp., parent of CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s, Olga and Geoffrey Beene brands, as well as the digital-centric True & Co. intimates brand | New York, NY, United States | Answering the question, once and for all: Who is PVH? | PVH Corp. Comm Team
SILVER WINNER
FirstEnergy Corp. | Akron, Ohio, USA | Depicting compelling narratives of the human side of utility services |

Product or Service Launch of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Western Digital and PMK*BNC | San Jose, California | Introducing an entirely new product category, the smart photo manager | Lisa Neitzel, Joanna Andrade, Carrie Fung, Cary Kwok, Talia Ron, Marisa Benveniste, Wezley Masangkay

Video or Film of the Year
GOLD WINNER
FirstEnergy Corp. | Akron, Ohio, USA | Depicting compelling narratives of the human side of utility services |

Milestone of the Year | Corporate Communications – External
GOLD WINNER
Tableau Software | Seattle, WA USA | AI-focused messaging cemented Tableau as thought leader | Adriana Gil Miner, Keyana Corliss, Sarah Goehri, Leah Motz, Kelly Genton, Sadaf Whiskin, Angela Woodward, Dan Jensen, Wyatt Fay, Marcus Loh

Milestone of the Year | Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
Concept Public Relations India Limited | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | #BoomCityDoomCity | Concept PR:B N Kumar, Ashish Jalan, David Franklin, Andrew Fernandes, Neeti Desai, Yogesh Desai, Ramesh Uppara PRCI: M B Jayaram, Geetha Skankar, Sanjay Rammoorty, Bakul Gala

2018 PR World Awards

8th Annual 2018 PR World Awards

Public Relations

PR Executive of the Year (In-house or Agency)
Gold Winner
Alexandra Le Tellier, PR Director @ Turner (for the Super Deluxe division) (Los Angeles, CA USA | 100 – 499 Employees | Media & Entertainment) In 2017, Alexandra Le Tellier put Super Deluxe, Turner’s disruptive entertainment company, on the map. Brand new in her role as PR Director, she refocused the company’s overall communications strategy and threaded that messaging into consequential articles she landed in the Los Angeles Times, Variety and more.
Silver Winner
Siobhan Aalders, Vice President of Global Communications @ Shutterstock (New York, NY USA | 500 – 2,499 Employees | Media & Entertainment) As a result of her leadership and strategic direction, she has more than doubled the global communications team’s output in terms of content creation and acquiring media coverage in the last two years.
Bronze Winners
Amy Littleton, Executive Vice President, Co-Managing Director @ KemperLesnik (Chicago, IL USA | 11 – 99 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Amy has grown the agency from just a handful of employees to close to 50. She has accomplished this via double-digit growth, great employee engagement programs and driving results for her clients.
Dan Simon, Co-founder and CEO @ Vested (New York, NY USA | 11 – 99 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) In three years, Vested has grown to an over $6mm agency and the 6th largest financial PR firm.

PR Team of the Year (In-house or Agency)
Gold Winner
Misty Bond, Director of PR @ USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT USA | 500 – 2,499 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) Used innovative ideas and strategies to promote a nutritional company in the direct sales industry through Instagram influencers, bloggers, sponsored athletes, magazine editors, a Guinness World Record event, and several charity-focused events | Members of the Team: Steve Kostrencich, Emma Conger, Mallory Moger, Allie Henderson
Silver Winner
Joan Stone, Vice President, Corporate Communications @ VMware (Palo Alto, CA USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Information Technology Software) The VMware PR team is a high-functioning, collaborative and strategic communications resource for Vmware | Members of the Team: Alex Goldsmith, Stefanie Cannon, Eloy Ontiveros, Roger Fortier, Angela Leaf, Ken Lotich, Michael Thacker, Ellen Healy, Morgan O’Leary, Sarah Masessa, Melanie Boyer, Elizabeth Harris

PR Achievement of the Year (In-house or Agency)
Gold Winners
GMR Group | Asia-Pacific | (Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | 2,500 or more Employees | Conglomerates) Achievement: Positive PR of reopening of Terminal 2 of Delhi Airport | Key role in this achievement: Rupesh Janve, Yuvraj Mehta, Subhendu Ray, Kshitiz Singhal
Silver Winners
SonicWall | USA | (Milpitas, CA USA | 500 – 2,499 Employees | Security Software) and AxiCom (New York, NY USA | 100 – 499 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Launch of SonicWall’S 2018 Cyber Threat Report | Key role in this achievement: Bob Vankirk, Lindsey Lockhart, Geoff Blaine, Ken Dang, John Gordineer
T-Mobile | USA | (Seattle, WA USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Telecommunications) Achievement: T-Mobile Champions the Neglected: T-Mobile ONE Unlimited 55+
Bronze Winners
Tableau Software, Inc. | USA | (Seattle, WA USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Information Technology Software) Achievement: Tableau Prep & New Subscriptions Offerings Launch | Key role in this achievement: Adriana Gil Miner, Keyana Corliss, Dan Jensen, Sarah Goehri, Sadaf Whiskin, Angela Woodward
VMware | USA | (Palo Alto, CA USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Information Technology Software) Achievement: VMworld 2017 | Key role in this achievement: Alex Goldsmith, Eloy Ontiveros, Roger Fortier, Angela Leaf, Ken Lotich, Michael Thacker, Ellen Healy, Morgan O’Leary, Sarah Masessa, Melanie Boyer, Elizabeth Harris

PR Champion of the Year (In-house or Agency)
Gold Winner
Susan Fall, President @ LaunchIt Public Relations (San Diego, CA USA | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) As a champion of the trucking industry Susan volunteers a great deal of time in helping and educating the industry on how to improve its image. Considering the US would shut down without this vital industry the lack of respect Americans have for trucking, and truck drivers in general is shocking and Susan has made it her mission to change that!

PR Agency Achievement of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees | Region: Asia-Pacific
Gold Winner
Publicity Genie | Region: Asia-Pacific | (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Providing Low Cost PR Services For Small Businesses | Key role in this Achievement: Annette Densham, Becca McGregor
Silver Winner
STARLINKS PR and Events | Region: Asia-Pacific | (Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Grand launch event of South Asia’s largest mall, LuckyOne Mall | Key role in this Achievement: Shanaz Ramzi, Turab Ramzi, Mina Ramzi
Bronze Winner
Vicarious PR | Region: Asia-Pacific | (Oceanside, CA USA | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Start Up PR Agency Achieves Huge First Year Success | Key role in this Achievement: Michael Brown, Jorge Gaspar, Liana Murphy, Jolene Hitt, Gavin Herman

PR Agency Achievement of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees | Region: EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa)
Gold Winner
Matrix Public Relations | Region: EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa) | (Dubai, United Arab Emirates | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Successful integrated PR campaign through effective use of sponsorship | Key role in this Achievement: Namita Thakkar

PR Agency Achievement of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees | Region: USA
Gold Winners
Ellipses Public Relations (Oakland, CA USA | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: The Power of Targeted, Local PR – Successful Restaurant Opening | Key role in this Achievement: Diana Haven, Adrienne DeAngelo, Amanda Shepherd
grapevine pr + consulting (Los Angeles, CA USA | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: William Shatner’s Hollywood Charity Horse Show | Key role in this Achievement: Steven Le Vine, Laura Heckman
Silver Winners
Attain Marketing (Matthews, NC USA | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Putting an Information Security Start-up on the Map | Key role in this Achievement: Lorraine Kauffman-Hall, Valerie Driessen
Autocom Associates Public Relations, Inc. | Region: USA | (Bloomfield Hills, MI USA | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: TechCrawl 2017 – Detroit Media Program | Key role in this Achievement: Larry Weis, Jack Harned, Thom Cannell, Elaine Cozzetto, John Yeglinski, Laura Schwab
Master Plan Communications | USA | (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA USA | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation Pink Pallet Jack PR Campaign | Key role in this Achievement: Ashton Maxfield, Deborah Choi, Kirsten Woodard, Les Goldberg
Zintel Public Relations LLC | USA | (Houston, TX USA | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: PR Firm Helps Position Client as Leader in Anti-Phishing Technology | Key role in this Achievement: Matthew Zintel
Bronze Winners
3Points Communications (Chicago, IL USA | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Two 3Points Clients Join Forces: Trading Technologies Acquires Neurensic | Key role in this Achievement: Drew Mauck; Principal, Lorna Kiewert; Account Director
AMP3 Public Relations (New York, NY USA | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Best Contribution of Educational Initiative for the PR Industry | Key role in this Achievement: Alyson Roy, Dion Roy, Ashley Lutzker, Rachel Oliva-Valdes, Megan Reeves
Butler Associates Public Relations (New York, NY USA | 1 – 10 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: 9/11 Know Your Rights | Key role in this Achievement: Tom Butler, Jason Fink, Patrick Rheaume, TJ King, Victoria Carman

PR Agency Achievement of the Year | 11 – 99 Employees | Region: USA
Gold Winner
Spark PR | USA | (San Francisco, CA USA | 11 – 99 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Repositioning eharmony as a global relationship leader | Key role in this Achievement: Rachel Kahn, Tiffany Behany Schramm , Christa Fogleman, Lila Schoenfield, Madison Agatha-Mancebo
Silver Winner
Pulp PR (Los Angeles, CA USA | 11 – 99 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Hanson Robotics Rebranding Campaign | Key role in this Achievement: Jessica Hasson, Mariah Terry, Rita Tennyson
Bronze Winner
Bospar | Region: USA | (San Francisco, CA USA | 11 – 99 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Bospar PR: Practice what we preach | Key role in this Achievement: Chris Boehlke, Tom Carpenter, Tricia Heinrich, Curtis Sparrer, Alessandra Nagy, Brent Shelton, Stacey Grimsrud, Gaby Perez-Silva, Kourtney Evans, Alisha Alvarez
Global Results Communications | Region: USA | (Santa Ana, CA USA | 11 – 99 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: GRC Reinventing Sleep at CES 2018 with NuCalm | Key role in this Achievement: Valerie Christopherson, Gabriela Lechin, Sharon Sumrit, Elsa Guillen

PR Agency Achievement of the Year | 11 – 99 Employees | EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa
Gold Winner
Enderby | Region: EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa) | (Paris, France | 11 – 99 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: LA FABRIQUE AVIVA, supporting useful and innovative entrepreneurs projects | Key role in this Achievement: Marion Obadia, Damien Piganiol, Marie Grillet.

PR Agency Achievement of the Year | 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
Concept Public Relations India Limited | Region: Asia-Pacific | (Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | 100 – 499 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Save Parsik Hills | Key role in this Achievement: B N Kumar, Ashish Jalan, David Franklin, Andrew R Fernandes, Neha Singh

PR Agency Achievement of the Year | 500 – 2,499 Employees
Gold Winner
LEWIS PR Inc. | USA | (San Francisco, CA USA | 500 – 2,499 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Event Series: Fake News, Real Consequences | Key role in this Achievement: Miles Daniels – Vice President of Media Strategy, Shazia Amin – Marketing Manager, Noah Dye – Senior Vice President of US Client Engagement

Marketing Executive of the Year
Gold Winner
Ajay Khanna, Vice President, Marketing @ Reltio, Inc. (Redwood Shores, CA USA | 100 – 499 Employees | Information Technology Software) The daily push from Ajay to be thoroughly data-driven and monitor and improve the effectiveness of every campaign and leverage data for ongoing business improvement.
Silver Winner
Kevin Iaquinto, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer @ JDA Software (Scottsdale, AZ USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Transportation, Storage, and Logistics) Under Kevin’s direction, the marketing team and its demand gen activities were responsible for more than 40% of JDA’s total sales pipeline and 30% of all closed-won deals.
Bronze Winners
Marie Hattar, Chief Marketing Officer @ Keysight Technologies (Santa Rosa, CA USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Electronics) Led the launch of key initiatives, including the Keysight Global Marketing team and the recent launch of PathWave, an industry leading offering that accelerates product development from concept through manufacturing and deployment.
Terry Erisman, Vice President of Marketing @ GridGain Systems (Foster City, CA USA | 11 – 99 Employees | Information Technology Software) Over the last 12 months, Erisman focused marketing efforts in three main areas: building the marketing infrastructure, engagement and thought leadership, and revenue and business growth – resulting in many major awards for the company.

Marketing Team of the Year
Gold Winner
Riadh Dridi, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer @ RingCentral (Belmont, CA USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Cloud Computing/SaaS) Members of the Team: Neha Mirchandani, Jennifer Caukin, Mariana Kosturos, Najwa Smith, Robert Murphy, Nate Yip, Robert Cleary, Anita Richards, Eric Lewis, Irene Yam, Alex Kriney, Amy Phoenix, Deepak Bahree, Lisa Friedman, Chris Waldo, Geoff Huang, Eduardo Pretell, Mike Pugh, Josh Hill, Sangeeta Walsh, Nikki De Krester
Silver Winner
Ramon Chen, CPO & CMO @ Reltio, Inc. (Redwood Shores, CA USA | 100 – 499 Employees | Information Technology Software) Members of the Team: Ajay Khanna, Leticia Barcia, Kathleen Calderwood, Xuan He, Ankur Gupta and Nalini Mohan | The Reltio Marketing Team: Driving Modern Data Management & Machine Learning Innovation
Bronze Winner
Marie Hattar, Chief Marketing Officer @ Keysight Technologies (Santa Rosa, CA USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Electronics) Members of the Team: Marie Hattar, Jeff Harris, Donna Majcen | Facilitated successful global brand refresh focused on highlighting the customer journey and assisting customers in developing innovative solutions.

Marketing Achievement of the Year
Gold Winner
Variety (Los Angeles, CA USA | 100 – 499 Employees | Media & Entertainment) Achievement: Variety’s marketing team has breathed new life into this 113 year old news source which now reaches an audience of 32MM monthly uniques.
Silver Winner
C-4 Analytics (Saugus, MA USA | 100 – 499 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: Nissan South East Conquesting Program | Key role in this Achievement: Billy Sawyer
Bronze Winners
Evergage (Somerville, MA USA | 11 – 99 Employees | Cloud Computing/SaaS) Achievement: Technology company writes the book on one-to-one personalization | Key role in this Achievement: Karl Wirth, Katie Sweet, Andy Zimmerman, Paula Crerar, Ashton Landry
JKG Group | USA | (Deerfield Beach, FL USA | 11 – 99 Employees | Manufacturing) Achievement: Outdated Company Website Gets 21st Century Makeover | Key role in this Achievement: Gail Blount
SE2 (Topeka, KS USA | 500 – 2,499 Employees | Business Products and Services) and Idea Grove (Dallas, TX USA | 11 – 99 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Achievement: SE2 Increases LinkedIn followers, impressions and engagement through advanced social employee ambassador program and content marketing | Key role in this Achievement: Ashish Jha, Kirk Braun

Most Creative Marketing Professional of the Year
Gold Winner
Jeff Harris, Vice President of Portfolio Marketing @ Keysight Technologies (Santa Rosa, CA USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Electronics) for Jeff Harris and the upskilling of Keysight’s marketing department

Corporate Communications Team of the Year
Gold Winner
Kelly Dalton, Senior Director, Corporate Communications @ Best Western Hotels & Resorts (Phoenix, AZ USA | 500 – 2,499 Employees | Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure) Members of the Team: Bethany Samaddar, Dana Kleven, Courtney McCurry, Rob Larson, Sioux Jeffrey | For being an integral part of the resurgence of BW through effective storytelling and internal and external communications strategies.

Apps
Gold Winner
Citi FinTech (Long Island City, NY USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Financial Services and Banking) for Qantas Money App | Creative and production people and organizations that contributed to its development: Citi and Qantas
Silver Winner
Bruce Power (Tiverton, Ontario, Canada | 2,500 or more Employees | Energy & Utilities) for Bruce Power App

Corporate Collateral and Publications – Best Newsletter or Magazine – Online/Digital of the Year
Gold Winner
Vested (New York, NY USA | 11 – 99 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) for Rockefeller & Co. (New York, NY USA) | Rockefeller Insights

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Ivanti (Salt Lake City, UT USA | 500 – 2,499 Employees | Information Technology Software) and Avista Public Relations (Mooresville, NC USA | 11 – 99 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Campaign: Patch Tuesday Expert Campaign for Ivanti | Key role in this campaign: Chris Goettl, Director of Product Management, Ivanti; Todd Schell, Product Manager, Ivanti; Amber Boehm, Group Product Marketing Manager, Ivanti; Helen Carroll, Senior Director, Global Communications, Ivanti; Steve Sturgeon, Senior Director of Media Strategy, Avista PR; Erin Jones, CEO and Founder, Avista PR
Silver Winner
T-Mobile | USA | (Seattle, WA USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Telecommunications) Campaign: T-Mobile Launches World’s First Full-body Wearable, ONEsie, for April Fool’s

New Product or Service of the Year
Gold Winner
T-Mobile | USA | (Seattle, WA USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Telecommunications) for T-Mobile Champions the Neglected: T-Mobile ONE Unlimited 55+
Silver Winner
Harmonica (Santa Monica, CA USA | 11 – 99 Employees | Food & Beverage) for CAULPOWER v1

2017 PR World Awards

7th Annual 2017 PR World Awards

Public Relations

PR Executive of the Year (In-house or Agency) – 11 – 99 Employees
Gold Winner
Catriona Harris, CEO – Uproar PR (Orlando, FL USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations)
Silver Winner
Joe Franscella, Senior Vice President – Bhava Communications (Emeryville, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations)

PR Executive of the Year (In-house or Agency) – 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
Taunia Kipp, Communications Officer & Vice President, Corporate Marketing – Kaseya (New York, NY USA – 100 – 499 Employees – Industry: Information Technology Software)

Marketing Executive of the Year
Gold Winner
Nicole Amsler, VP of Marketing – Cloudinary (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Cloud Computing/SaaS)

Marketing Executive of the Year
Gold Winner
Thomas Been, Chief Marketing Officer – TIBCO Software (Palo Alto, CA USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: (Information Technology Software)

Public Relations Agency of the Year
Global Headquarter (Agency with worldwide offices)
Gold Winner
Global Results Communications, Inc (Santa Ana, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)
Silver Winner
MFA, Ltd (New York, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees)

Country Headquarter (Agency with several offices within the same country)
Gold Winner
Spark PR (San Francisco, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)
Silver Winner
Uproar PR (Orlando, FL USA – 11 – 99 Employees)

Local Office (Agency with several offices but nominating a local office)
Gold Winner
Klick Communications (Santa Monica, CA USA – 1 – 10 Employees)

Single Boutique Office (Agency with only 1 office)
Gold Winners
grapevine pr + consulting (Los Angeles, CA USA – 1 – 10 Employees)
Iris Public Relations DMCC (Dubai, UAE – 1 – 10 Employees)
Publicity Genie (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia – 1 – 10 Employees)
Macias PR (New York, NY USA – 1 – 10 Employees)
PR Wire (Colombo, Sri Lanka – 1 – 10 Employees)
Silver Winners
3Points Communications (Chicago, IL USA – 1 – 10 Employees)
Cornerstone Communications, LTD (Rockville, MD USA – 1 – 10 Employees)
Press Kitchen (Santa Monica, CA USA – 1 – 10 Employees)
Wachsman PR (New York, NY USA – 1 – 10 Employees)
Water & Wall Group (New York, NY USA – 1 – 10 Employees)

Corporate Communications Milestone of the Year
Hybrid (consisting of members from both Agency and In-House)
Gold Winner
IBM (Armonk, NY USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Information Technology Services) for Defining Cognitive Creativity with IBM Watson – Agency: Text 100 and Highwire – Key players include: Lia Davis, Gabrielle Gugliocciello, Nancy Ngo, Katy Rosati, Adrienne Sabilia, Chris Blake, Brenna McCarthy, Maria Katime, Didier Morais, Rick Cohen, Shari Foldes, Megan Grasty, Courtney Geesey-Dorr

Investor Relations Executive of the Year
Gold Winner
Robyn Friedman, Executive Director, Head of Investor Relations – Fifth Street Asset Management (Greenwich, CT USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Financial Services and Banking)

Investor Relations Champion of the Year
Gold Winner
Robyn Friedman, Executive Director, Head of Investor Relations – Fifth Street Asset Management (Greenwich, CT USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Financial Services and Banking)

New Product Launch Event
Gold Winner
John Hancock Insurance (Boston, MA USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Insurance) for John Hancock Vitality HealthyFood Benefit
Silver Winner
Spark PR (San Francisco, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Cobalt Aircraft VIP Launch Event

Training or Educational Event
Gold Winner
Orange County Water District (Fountain Valley, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees – Industry: Others: Groundwater Agency) for Children’s Water Education Festival
Silver Winner
Kount, Inc. (Boise, ID USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Financial Services and Banking) for Fraud360

Best Newsletter or Magazine – Online/Digital
Gold Winner
John Hancock Insurance (Boston, MA USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Insurance) for LiveMore Magazine

Videos – Brand Awareness or Entertainment
Gold Winner
Kount, Inc. (Boise, ID USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Financial Services and Banking) for The Bet
Silver Winner
John Hancock Insurance (Boston, MA USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Insurance) for John Hancock Vitality Video Testimonials

White Paper or Research Report
Gold Winner
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (San Diego, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees – Industry: Manufacturing) for How Ultracapacitors Improve Starting Reliability for Truck Fleets
Silver Winner
John Hancock Insurance (Boston, MA USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Insurance) for for Incentivizing Healthy Food Choices for Better Health

PR Milestone of the Year
Gold Winner
Concept Public Relations India Limited (Mumbai, Maharashtra, India – 100 – 499 Employees) for Mission – Mumbai Local: A Social Communication Campaign for the Public Relations Council of India) – Key role: B N Kumar, Ashish Jalan, David Franklin, Neha Singh, Yogesh Ghag

2016 PR World Awards

6th Annual 2016 PR World Awards

Public Relations

PR Professional of the Year – In-house
Gold Winner
Ashley Chapman, Global PR for Starwood’s Specialty Select Brands – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (Stamford, CT USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure)
Silver Winner
Linda Duncombe, Managing Director, Global Head of Social, Content and Digital Marketing – Citibank (New York, NY USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Accounting, Banking, and Financial Services)
Bronze Winner
Darcy Brito, Senior Publicist – Aflac (Columbus, GA USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Insurance)

PR Professional of the Year – Agency
Gold Winner
Pamela Njissang, Vice President – Bhava Communications (Emeryville, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)
Silver Winner
Kate Talbot, Communications Manager – Klick Communications (Santa Monica, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations)

PR Intern of the Year – Agency
Gold Winner
Matthew Potter, Program Executive – Hotwire PR (New York, NY USA – 100 – 499 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations)

PR Team of the Year – PR Agency
Gold Winner
Telly Wong, Vice President, Managing Director – IW Group New York, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Team members include: Joanna Lin, Nina Shi, Jennifer Kim, Bing Jee Ng, Veronica Gavryushenko

Arts, Entertainment & Media Campaign of the Year – PR Agency
Gold Winner
fortyseven communications (Los Angeles, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Silicon Valley Comic Con
Silver Winner
grapevine pr + consulting (Los Angeles, CA USA – 1 – 10 Employees) for Child Star Danny Pintauro’s Big Reveal

Awesome Campaign of the Year – In-house PR
Gold Winner
IPVanish (Winter Park, FL USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Security Services) for Stand Up for Security

Awesome Campaign of the Year – PR Agency only
Gold Winner
Attain Marketing (Indian Trail, NC USA – 1 – 10 Employees) for INSIDE Secure’s “Riding the Mobile Payments Wave” Campaign 2015
Silver Winner
Blaze PR (Santa Monica, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for The Outlets at Orange Go Mission Pink

Best Use of Broadcast/Video – In-house PR
Gold Winner
IPVanish (Winter Park, FL USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Security Services) for Stand Up for Security

Business-to-Business Campaign of the Year – In-house PR
Gold Winner
Thomson Reuters (Hoboken, NJ USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Information Technology Software) for Thomson Reuters Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Integrated Product Launch Campaign

Business-to-Business Campaign of the Year – Hybrid (consisting of members from both PR Agency and In-House)
Gold Winner
Aflac (Columbus, GA USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Insurance) and Hill+Knowlton Strategies (Chicago, IL USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) for The 2015 Aflac WorkForces Report

Cause-Related Campaign of the Year – PR Agency only
Gold Winner
Blaze PR (Los Angeles, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) for Outlets Go Mission Pink

Consumer Launch Campaign of the Year – PR Agency only
Gold Winner
Uproar PR (Orlando, FL USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – for Knix Wear’s Evolution Bra Launch Campaign
Silver Winner
Uproar PR (Orlando, FL USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – for HYPERICE – VYPER Launch

Crisis or Issues Management Campaign of the Year – In-house PR
Gold Winner
IPVanish (Winter Park, FL USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Security Services) for Stand Up for Security

Healthcare Campaign of the Year – PR Agency only
Gold Winner
Scott Public Relations (Canoga Park, CA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) for Better Together: High Tech and High Touch – The Patient-Physician Relationship in the New Millennium

Multicultural Marketing Campaign of the Year – In-house PR
Gold Winner
VMware AirWatch (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Information Technology Software) for Mobile Game Changer Campaign

Nonprofit Campaign of the Year – PR Agency only
Gold Winner
Blaze PR (Los Angeles, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Outlets Go Mission Pink

Promotional Event of the Year – PR Agency only
Gold Winner
Arenalia Comunicación & Eventos (Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain – 11 – 99 Employees) for Barcelona Harley Days
Silver Winner
Blaze PR (Los Angeles, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) for Outlets Go Mission Pink

Public Affairs Campaign of the Year – PR Agency only
Gold Winner
Davies Public Affairs (Santa Barbara, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Dominion Cove Point

Technology Campaign of the Year – PR Agency only
Gold Winner
Weiss PR, Inc. (Baltimore, MD USA – 1 – 10 Employees) for Weiss PR Helps Cybrary Provide Free Cybersecurity Training to Anyone, Anywhere

Technology Campaign of the Year – Hybrid (consisting of members from both PR Agency and In-House)
Gold Winner
Nokia Technologies (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Others – Technology Licensing) and Ruder Finn (New York, NY USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for OZO: the world’s first professional virtual reality camera

Best PR Agency of the Year – Single Boutique Office (Agency with only 1 office)
Gold Winner
The Power Group (Dallas, TX USA – 1 – 10 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Industries and Sectors of Operation include: Business Products and Services; Consumer Products and Services; Energy & Utilities, Food & Beverage; Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure; Information Technology Services; Legal; Non-Profit or Government Organizations; Real Estate & Construction – Agency’s Services include: Campaign and Program Measurement & Evaluation; Content Creation; Corporate Branding; Corporate Reputation; Crisis & Issues Management; Digital; Executive Communication; Market Entry; Marketing Communication; Media Advisories; Media Outreach; Media Relations; Media Training; Photo and Video Planning and Execution; Pitch Letters; Press Kits; Press Releases; Product Launch; Social Media Set Up, Planning and Execution; Stakeholder Engagement; Strategic Campaign Planning and Execution
Silver Winner
Affect (New York, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Industries and Sectors of Operation include: Business Products and Services; Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, & Biotech; Human Resources; Information Technology Services; Information Technology Software; Security Software – Agency’s Services include: Marketing Communication; Media Outreach; Media Relations
Bronze Winners
grapevine pr + consulting (Los Angeles, CA USA – 1 – 10 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Industries and Sectors of Operation include: Business Products and Services; Consulting; Consumer Products and Services; Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, & Biotech; Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure; Media & Entertainment; Non-Profit or Government Organizations – Agency’s Services include: Campaign and Program Measurement & Evaluation; Celebrity and Talent; Content Creation; Crisis & Issues Management; Media Advisories; Media Outreach; Media Relations; Media Training; Pitch Letters; Press Conferences; Press Junkets; Press Kits; Press Releases; Product Launch; Social Media Set Up, Planning and Execution; Strategic Campaign Planning and Execution
iMiller Public Relations (Mamaroneck, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Industries and Sectors of Operation include: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations; Cloud Computing/SaaS; Information Technology Hardware; Information Technology Services; Information Technology Software; Internet/Cloud Computing; Telecommunications – Agency’s Services include: Advertising; Campaign and Program Measurement & Evaluation; Content Creation; Corporate Branding; Corporate Reputation; Crisis & Issues Management; Digital; Executive Communication; Lead Generation; Market Entry; Marketing Communication; Media Advisories; Media Events; Media Outreach; Media Relations; Media Training; Press Conferences; Press Junkets; Press Kits; Press Releases; Product Launch; Social Media Set Up, Planning and Execution; Strategic Campaign Planning and Execution; Webinars and Online Presence; Websites
Publicity Genie (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia – 1 – 10 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Industries and Sectors of Operation include: Business Products and Services – Agency’s Services include: Content Creation; Lead Generation; Media Events; Media Relations; Media Training; Pitch Letters; Press Kits; Press Releases; Product Launch; Webinars and Online Presence
Scott Public Relations (Canoga Park, CA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Industries and Sectors of Operation include: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations; Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, & Biotech; Insurance – Agency’s Services include: Campaign and Program Measurement & Evaluation; Content Creation; Corporate Branding; Corporate Reputation; Crisis & Issues Management; Digital; Executive Communication; Lead Generation; Market Entry; Marketing Communication; Media Advisories; Media Events; Media Outreach; Media Relations; Media Training; Newsletters; Photo and Video Planning and Execution; Pitch Letters; Press Conferences; Press Kits; Press Releases; Product Launch; Social Media Set Up, Planning and Execution; Stakeholder Engagement; Strategic Campaign Planning and Execution; Sustainable Growth; Webinars and Online Presence; Websites

Best PR Agency of the Year – Local Office (Agency with several offices but nominating a local office)
Gold Winner
Klick Communications (Santa Monica, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Industries and Sectors of Operation include: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations; Food & Beverage; Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure – Agency’s Services include: Advertising; Campaign and Program Measurement & Evaluation; Content Creation; Digital; Media Events; Media Outreach; Media Relations; Media Training; Newsletters; Pitch Letters; Press Kits; Press Releases; Product Launch; Social Media Set Up, Planning and Execution; Strategic Campaign Planning and Execution

Best PR Agency of the Year – Country Headquarter (Agency with several offices within the same country)
Gold Winner
SHIFT Communications (Boston, MA USA – 100 – 499 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Industries and Sectors of Operation include: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations – Agency’s Services include: Campaign and Program Measurement & Evaluation; Corporate Branding; Crisis & Issues Management; Digital; Lead Generation; Market Entry; Marketing Communication; Media Events; Media Outreach; Media Relations; Newsletters; Photo and Video Planning and Execution; Pitch Letters; Press Conferences; Press Kits; Press Releases; Product Launch; Social Media Set Up, Planning and Execution; Strategic Campaign Planning and Execution; Webinars and Online Presence
Silver Winner
IW Group New York, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Industries and Sectors of Operation include: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations; Automotive & Related Equipment; Consumer Products and Services; Diversified Services; Education; Food & Beverage; Media & Entertainment; Retail; Utilities – Agency’s Services include: Advertising; Campaign and Program Measurement & Evaluation; Celebrity and Talent; Content Creation; Corporate Branding; Corporate Reputation; Crisis & Issues Management; Digital; Market Entry; Marketing Communication; Media Advisories; Media Events; Media Outreach; Media Relations; Media Training; Newsletters; Photo and Video Planning and Execution; Pitch Letters; Press Conferences; Press Junkets; Press Kits; Press Releases; Product Launch; Public Affairs, Government Relations & Policy; Social Media Set Up, Planning and Execution; Stakeholder Engagement; Strategic Campaign Planning and Execution; Websites

Best PR Agency of the Year – Regional Countries Headquarter (handling more than 1 country offices from this location)
Gold Winner
Eastwick (San Francisco, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Industries and Sectors of Operation include: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations; Business Products and Services; Cloud Computing/SaaS; Energy & Utilities; Financial Services and Banking; Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, & Biotech; Information Technology Hardware; Information Technology Services; Information Technology Software; Internet/Cloud Computing; Security Hardware; Security Services; Security Software – Agency’s Services include: Campaign and Program Measurement & Evaluation; Content Creation; Corporate Branding; Corporate Reputation; Crisis & Issues Management; Digital; Media Advisories; Media Events; Media Outreach; Media Relations; Media Training; Photo and Video Planning and Execution; Pitch Letters; Press Conferences; Press Junkets; Press Kits; Press Releases; Product Launch; Social Media Set Up, Planning and Execution; Stakeholder Engagement
Silver Winner
Uproar PR (Orlando, FL USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Industries and Sectors of Operation include: Accounting, Banking, and Financial Services; Consumer Products and Services; Electronics; Financial Services and Banking; Food & Beverage; Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, & Biotech; Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure; Materials & Construction; Non-Profit or Government Organizations; Real Estate & Construction – Agency’s Services include: Campaign and Program Measurement & Evaluation; Content Creation; Crisis & Issues Management; Executive Communication; Media Events; Media Outreach; Media Relations; Media Training; Newsletters; Press Kits; Press Releases; Product Launch; Social Media Set Up, Planning and Execution

Best PR Agency of the Year – Global Headquarter (Agency with worldwide offices)
Gold Winner
LEWIS (London, England – 500 – 2,499 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Industries and Sectors of Operation include: Business Products and Services; Cloud Computing/SaaS; Electronics; Information Technology Hardware; Information Technology Services; Information Technology Software; Internet/Cloud Computing; Security Hardware; Security Services; Security Software; Telecommunications – Agency’s Services include: Advertising; Campaign and Program Measurement & Evaluation; Content Creation; Corporate Branding; Corporate Reputation; Crisis & Issues Management; Digital; Executive Communication; Financial Communication; Lead Generation; Market Entry; Marketing Communication; Media Advisories; Media Events; Media Outreach; Media Relations; Media Training; Newsletters; Photo and Video Planning and Execution; Pitch Letters; Press Conferences; Press Junkets; Press Kits; Press Releases; Product Launch; Public Affairs, Government Relations & Policy; Social Media Set Up, Planning and Execution; Stakeholder Engagement; Strategic Campaign Planning and Execution; Sustainable Growth; Webinars and Online Presence; Websites
Silver Winner
Gabriel Marketing Group (Reston, VA USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Industries and Sectors of Operation include: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations; Business Products and Services; Cloud Computing/SaaS; Consumer Products and Services; Information Technology Software; Internet/Cloud Computing; Non-Profit or Government Organizations; Security Software; Telecommunications- Agency’s Services include: Advertising; Campaign and Program Measurement & Evaluation; Content Creation; Corporate Branding; Digital; Lead Generation; Market Entry; Marketing Communication; Media Advisories; Media Events; Media Outreach; Media Relations; Media Training; Newsletters; Photo and Video Planning and Execution; Pitch Letters; Press Kits; Press Releases; Product Launch; Public Affairs, Government Relations & Policy; Social Media Set Up, Planning and Execution; Stakeholder Engagement; Strategic Campaign Planning and Execution; Trade & Investment; Webinars and Online Presence; Websites

CMO (Chief Marketing Executive) of the Year
Gold Winner
Rob Lynch, Brand President and Chief Marketing Officer – Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (Atlanta, GA USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Food & Beverage)
Silver Winner
Gregory Fitzgerald, Chief Marketing Officer – Cylance, Inc. (Irvine, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees – Industry: Information Technology Software)

Marketing Team of the Year – Hybrid Team (consisting of members from both Agency and In-House)
Gold Winner
Bruce Stewart, Chief Marketing Officer – Constellation Energy Resources (Baltimore, MD USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees – Industry: Energy & Utilities) and The Strategic Agency (New York, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – team members include Kristina Gregory, Abby Zaniel,Tony Andrea, Adrienne Barber, Brenna Dykta, Alex Kernitsky

Investor Relations Team of the Year – In-house
Gold Winner
Justine Koenigsberg, Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations – Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Lexington, MA USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Pharmaceuticals) – Team members include: Roger Tung CEO, Nancy Stuart COO, Ryan Daws CFO

Business Development Professional of the Year – Agency
Gold Winner
Darius Maxwell Fisher, President and Co-founder – Status Labs (New York, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations)

Blog of the Year
Gold Winner
IW Group New York, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Client: McDonald – Title: McDonald’s New York Tri-State
Silver Winner
Omnicom Media Group (New York, NY USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) – Title: Omnicom Media Group Media Pulse

Event of the Year – Consumer Event
Gold Winner
IW Group New York, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Client: McDonald – for McDonald’s B-Boy Royale

Video of the Year
Gold Winner
GYMR Public Relations and DeSantis Breindel (Washington , DC USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Client: The SCAN Foundation – Title: Long-term Care Financing
Silver Winner
IW Group New York, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Client: McDonald – Title: Still a Crew After 30 Years

Website of the Year – Best Home Page
Gold Winner
NBCUniversal (New York, NY USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Media & Entertainment)
Silver Winner
Omnicom Media Group (New York, NY USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations)

Website of the Year – Best Web Writing/Content
Gold Winner
Omnicom Media Group (New York, NY USA – 2,500 or more Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations)

White-Paper or Report of the Year
Gold Winner
GYMR Public Relations (Washington , DC USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Client: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute – Title: The Implications of a Supreme Court Finding for the Plaintiff in King vs. Burwell: 8.2 Million More Uninsured and 35% Higher Premiums

2015 PR World Awards

5th Annual 2015 PR World Awards

PR People

PR Executive of the Year
Gold Winner
Matt Kovacs, President – Blaze PR (Santa Monica, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)

PR Department of the Year
Gold Winner
Kelly Parisi, Chief Communications Executive – Girl Scouts of the USA (New York, NY USA)

PR Achievement of the Year (PR Agency)
Gold Winner
Activision Publishing, Inc. (Santa Monica, CA USA – 2,500 or more Employees) and PMKBNC (Los Angeles, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Destiny First Consumer Brand Featured in Newsweek Special Collector’s Edition – Key Players: Genevieve Waldman (Activision), Kelvin Liu (Activision), Andrew Meyer (Activision), Walker Adamson (Activision), Michele Wyman (PMKBNC), Christi Lardy (PMKBNC), Evan Bader (PMKBNC)

PR Achievement of the Year (Organization)
Gold Winner
Girl Scouts of the USA (New York, NY USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Girl Scouts PR Team Adds ‘Byte’ to Its Iconic Cookie Program – Key Players: Kelly Parisi, Stewart Goodbody, Josh Ackley, Marissa Driscoll, Erika Sosa, Michael Lopes, Kayla Santalla, Valerie Geiss

PR Work (Case Study) – Best Case Study for U.S.A.
Gold Winner
Girl Scouts of the USA (New York, NY USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Girl Scouts Successfully Revolutionizes and Reboot An Icon

Best Use of Social Media or Digital Media Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Blonde 2.0 (Tel Aviv, Center, Israel – 11 – 99 Employees) for StoreDot – The Electrifying Pitch That Conquered The Internet

Crisis or Issues Management Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Medtronic plc (Minneapolis, MN USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Medtronic Overcomes Challenging Environment to Acquire Covidien

Consumer Launch Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Activision Publishing, Inc. (Santa Monica, CA USA – 2,500 or more Employees) and PMK*BNC (Los Angeles, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Consumer Launch of Destiny the Video Game

Global Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Activision Publishing, Inc. (Santa Monica, CA USA – 2,500 or more Employees) and PMK*BNC (Los Angeles, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Global Launch of Destiny the Video Game

Nonprofit Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Girl Scouts of the USA (New York, NY USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Girl Scouts Adds a ‘Byte’ to Its Iconic Cookie Program

Product Brand Development Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Activision Publishing, Inc. (Santa Monica, CA USA – 2,500 or more Employees) and PMK*BNC (Los Angeles, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Destiny Branding: Introducing a New Video Game Franchise

Technology Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Blonde 2.0 (Tel Aviv, Center, Israel – 11 – 99 Employees) for Yo! – the one word campaign

PR Agency of the Year
Gold Winners
Bhava Communications (Emeryville, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)
Eastwick (San Francisco, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)

Innovative PR Agency of the Year
Gold Winner
PPR (Sydney, NSW, Australia – 100 – 499 Employees)

Best Apps of the Year
Gold Winner
FleishmanHillard (Washington, DC USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for That Guy “Buzzed” (Defense Health Agency)

Best Website of the Year – Best Mobile/ Tablet Friendly Site
Gold Winner
FleishmanHillard (Washington, DC USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for ThatGuy.com

Best Website of the Year – Best Overall Web Design (1 – 10 Employees)
Gold Winner
Emerging Media (Nyack, NY USA – 1 – 10 Employees) for http://emergingmediapr.com

Best Website of the Year – Best Overall Web Design (500 – 2,499 Employee)
Gold Winner
FleishmanHillard (Washington, DC USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for ThatGuy.com

Best Website of the Year – Best Web Writing/Content
Gold Winner
FleishmanHillard (Washington, DC USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for ThatGuy.com

Best Video of the Year
Gold Winners
Arise Virtual Solutions (Miramar, FL USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Imagine Arise https://vimeo.com/118855718
Verne Global (Falls Church, VA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Verne Global Data Center Fly-Through Tour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWmoig1ghL4

Marketing Team of the Year
Gold Winner
Lisa Rhodes, Vice President of Marketing and Sales – Verne Global (Falls Church, VA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) – Team includes Adam Nethersole, Megan Bozman, Matt Pugh, Ken Chow & Connect2 Communications

Marketing Professional (non-executive marketing professionals) of the Year – USA
Gold Winner
Carly Kaplan, Global Marketing Manager – Arise Virtual Solutions Inc. (Miramar, FL USA – 100 – 499 Employees)

Marketing Executive of the Year – Asia-Pacific
Gold Winner
Gigi Liu Pui-Chi, Corporate Director – Marketing & Communications – The Executive Centre (Hong Kong SAR)

2014 PR World Awards

4th Annual 2014 PR World Awards

PR Campaigns of the Year

Arts, Entertainment, or Media Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Luxottica Group (Milan, Italy) for PERSOL MAGNIFICENT OBSESSIONS: 30 stories of craftsmanship in film

Awesome Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Bhava Communications (Emeryville, CA USA) for Be Bold: Turning the Right Place and Right Time into PR Magic

Best use of Broadcast Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Lippe Taylor (New York, NY USA) for FaceCake Virtually Makes Over the Media

Best use of Facebook Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Andrew Frank Communications (Vancouver, BC Canada) for Oil Spill Truths – A locally focused social media campaign produced by the Coastal First Nations and Andrew Frank Communications

Best use of Instagram Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Klick Communications (Sydney, NSW Australia) for Hotel 1888 – The World’s First Instagram Hotel

Best use of Online Communications Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Andrew Frank Communications (Vancouver, BC Canada) for Oil Spill Truths – A locally focused social media campaign produced by the Coastal First Nations and Andrew Frank Communications

Best Use of Social Media or Digital Media Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Andrew Frank Communications (Vancouver, BC Canada) for Oil Spill Truths – A locally focused social media campaign produced by the Coastal First Nations and Andrew Frank Communications

Business-to-Business Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Dodge Communications (Alpharetta, GA USA) for Accountable Care Solutions (ACS) from Aetna Media Relations Campaign

Consumer New Product Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
AMD (Sunnyvale, CA USA) for GPU14: The Launch of Next Generation AMD Radeon Graphics Cards

Global Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Luxottica Group (Milan, Italy) for PERSOL MAGNIFICENT OBSESSIONS: 30 stories of craftsmanship in film

Healthcare Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Sikich Public Relations (Chicago, IL USA) for World’s First Thought-Controlled Bionic Leg Unveiled by Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Information Technology (Hardware) Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
AMD (Sunnyvale, CA USA) for GPU14: The Launch of Next Generation AMD Radeon Graphics Cards

Security (Hardware) Technology Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Fortinet (Sunnyvale, CA USA) for “Our Survey Says”

Technology Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
SpiderOak (San Francisco, CA USA) for SpiderOak: Zero Knowledge Privacy Standard
Silver Winners
AMD (Sunnyvale, CA USA) for GPU14: The Launch of Next Generation AMD Radeon Graphics Cards
Blonde 2.0 (Tel Aviv, Israel) for A Sitting Ovation – The Launch of Viber Desktop

CMO of the Year

Most Admired People in Industry
Antonio Lucio, Global Chief Brand Officer – Visa
Bill Rozier, VP of Global Marketing – Ciena
Carter Cast, past CEO of Walmart.com and Hayneedle, and previous CMO – eBay and BlueNile
David Plouffe, Political Strategist
Elon Musk – CEO & CTO of SpaceX and CEO & Chief Product Architect of Tesla Motors
Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist – Canva
Jim Speros, CMO – Fidelity Investments
Kerry Cooper, CEO of Choose Energy and former CMO of ModCloth, a retailer of independent designer fashion and décor
Seth Godin, Author and Founder – squidoo.com

CMOs of the Year
Gold Winners
Ash ElDifrawi, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer – Gogo (Itasca, IL USA)
Elissa Fink – Tableau Software (Seattle, WA USA)
Grant Johnson – Kofax (Irvine, CA USA)
Jackie Yeaney, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Marketing – Red Hat (Atlanta, GA US)
Jared Fletcher – Arise Virtual Solutions Inc. (Miramar, FL USA)
Joe Cumello, Chief Marketing Officer – Cyan, Inc. (Petaluma, CA USA)
Karen Brewer – Ventyx (San Francisco, CA US)
Kieran Hannon, Chief Marketing Officer – Belkin International (Playa Vista, CA USA)
Lisa Arthur, CMO, Marketing Applications – Teradata Corporation (Indianapolis, IN USA)
Lisa Rhodes, CMO and VP of Market Development – Verne Global (Falls Church, VA USA)
Prakash Nagpal, Senior Vice President of Product Marketing – Narus Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA USA)

PR Companies and Performance

Geographical Based PR Agencies
Gold Winner
Klick Communications (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and Los Angeles, California, United States of America)

PR Agencies with Specialized Skills
Gold Winner
Dodge Communications (Alpharetta, GA USA)

PR People

PR People of the Year
Gold Winners
Chris Hook, Director, Enthusiast and Component PR of AMD (Austin, TX USA)
Chris Till, Director of Communications of Venable LLP (Washington, DC USA)

Media Relations Professional of the Year
Nenad Hervatin, PR, Marketing and New Business Manager of Hrenovka d.o.o.

In-house PR Team of the Year
Gold Winner
Chris Hook, Director, Enthusiast and Component PR of AMD (Austin, TX USA) – Team members include Bernard Fernandes, Robert Hallock, Stella Lee, Heather Lennon, James Prior, John Swinimer, Sam Tehrani, Antal Tungler
Silver Winner
Peter Taylor, Vice President, Corporate & Government Affairs of Carnival Corporation (Australia) (North Sydney, New South Wales – Australia) – Team members include Ainsley Pope, David Jones, Elisa Monorchio, Meg Koffel, Greg Dehn, Fiona Woolmer, Alison Bamfield, Mira Kovacevic, Jemima Clarke

Hybrid Team of the Year (consisting of members from both PR Agency and In-House)
Gold Winner
Allen Bush, Director of Corporate Marketing – Ooyala (Mountain View, CA USA) – Team members include Jim O’Neill, Caitlin Spaan, Ricardo Vasquez Sierra, Suzanne Chan, Paul Bernardini, Annie Noebel, Derek Velez
Silver Winner
Walter Bonnett, Vice President, Global Marketing of Dover Pump Solutions Group (PSG) (Oakbrook Terrace, IL USA) – Team members include Tom Stone, Dale Dean, Chris Ryan, Darren Wight, Josh Garcia, Krystal Garcia, Ethan Kline, Gary Jackson, Quint Harris, Todd West, Kathie Hess, Reese Harris,Carmen Ortiz, Nicole Durian, Andy Shepherd, Andy Speidel, Mark Weinstein, Luke Beuerlein, Chris Traczek, Eric Hirth, Natalie Hill

Women in PR
Gold Winners
Carrie Martz, CEO & President – Martz Parsons (Scottsdale, AZ USA)
Ruth Furman, Principal and President – Image Words (Las Vegas, NV USA)

Most Innovative PR People
Gold Winners
Chris Hook, Director, Enthusiast and Component PR of AMD (Austin, TX USA)

Innovations in PR

Innovations in PR
Gold Winner
Makovsky (New York, NY USA) for Service – “Wall Street’s Reputation: A Different Perspective on the Long Road Back to Recovery”

PR Case Studies

Best Case Study
Gold Winner
Weiss PR (Baltimore, MD USA) for Weiss PR Helps SafeMonk Enable CIOs to Say Yes to Dropbox

Best Website, Blog, White Paper/Reports, Online Video, and Social Media categories

Best Blog of the Year
Gold Winner
General Motors (Detroit, MI USA) for FastLane – fastlane.gm.com

Best Website of the Year
Gold Winner
Luxottica (Milan, Italy) for New Luxottica.com Corporate Website – http://www.luxottica.com

Live Event of the Year
Gold Winner
Carnival Corporation (Australia) (North Sydney, New South Wales – Australia) for Sunrise At Sea

PR Creativity
Gold Winner
Groupon (Chicago, IL, USA) for President’s Day – Alexander Hamilton Promo
Silver Winner
Carnival Australia – Princess Cruises (North Sydney, New South Wales – Australia) for The Love Boat’s Julie McCoy celebrates her 60th birthday with Princess Cruises in Australia

2013 PR World Awards

3rd Annual 2013 PR World Awards

PR Campaigns of the Year

Awesome Campaign of the Year
Redline Communications Group, Inc. for Bring them back (Toronto, Canada)

Best use of Facebook Campaign of the Year
Bite Global for Adobe ANZ & Quiksilver’s “Design Our Line” Facebook competition

Best use of Online Communications Campaign of the Year
AMD for Social Media Launch of AMD’s ‘Never Settle: Reloaded’

Best Use of Social Media or Digital Media Campaign of the Year
MSLGROUP North America and Scope Bacon for April Fool’s Campaign

Best use of YouTube or Video Campaign of the Year
Bite Global for HTC 8X Video Promotion

Cause-Related Campaign of the Year
Andrew Frank Communications for Sound of Silence – Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Anniversary

Consumer New Product Campaign of the Year
Bite Global for Making HTC the One in Australia (Sydney, Australia)

Corporate Branding Campaign of the Year
Redline Communications Group, Inc. for Bring them back (Toronto, Canada)

Crisis or Issues Management Campaign of the Year
Sinopec for Sinopec’s Hong Kong plastic pellets crisis management (Hong Kong SAR)

Event Campaign of the Year
Infusionsoft for Face-to-face Isn’t Dead: Creating Brand Evangelists through a Media & Analyst Experience (Chandler, AZ, U.S.A.)

Global Campaign of the Year
Bond PR for Olympic Productivity Campaign

Green PR Campaign of the Year
Lippe Taylor for IKEA

Information Technology (Software) Campaign of the Year
Merritt Group for Tableau Software IPO 2013 (Reston, VA U.S.A.)

Information Technology (Services) Campaign of the Year
Hightail, and its PR agency Highwire for Say Hi to Hightail

Investor or Financial Communications Campaign of the Year
Redline Communications Group, Inc. for Bring them back (Toronto, Canada)

Nonprofit Campaign of the Year
National Safe Boating Council for Wear It! Campaign Increases Awareness of Boating Safety

Outbound Messaging Campaign of the Year
Redline Communications Group, Inc. for Bring them back (Toronto, Canada)

Security (Services) Technology Campaign of the Year
Prolexic Technologies, Inc. for Prolexic Quarterly Global Attack Report

Technology Campaign of the Year
ShopSavvy for Join FORA (Future of Retail Alliance)

Viral Marketing Campaign of the Year
Rapid Realty NYC for Tattoo Brand Ambassadors (Brooklyn, NY, USA)

CMO of the Year

Top 10
Beth Comstock, CMO and SVP of General Electric
Blair Christie, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Cisco Systems, Inc.
Jim Farley, EVP of Global Marketing, Sales and Service of Ford Motor Company
John Hayes, CMO of American Express Co
Kathy Savitt Chief Marketing Officer of Yahoo! Inc.
Lee Young-hee, Executive Vice President of Samsung (Mobile)
Lesya Lysyj, CMO of Heineken
Mark Speichert, CMO of L’Oréal
Patrice Bula, Executive Vice President Nestlé S.A.
Steve Shannon, V.P. Marketing at Hyundai Motor America

Honorable Mentions
Bala Venkat, CMO of Cenzic, Inc.
Dave Rowe, SVP and CMO of Rimini Street, Inc.
Elissa Fink, CMO of Tableau Software
Janet Roberts, CMO of Syniverse
Mariann McDonagh, CMO of inContact
Mike Trigg, Chief Marketing Officer of Hightail
Paul Price, Marketing Executive at MicroTech
Shrikant Latkar, VP of Marketing of InMobi
Steve Apfelberg, Vice President of Marketing of TriNet
Tom Murphy, CMO of Bradford Networks
Torsten George, Vice President, Worldwide Marketing and Products of Agiliance, Inc.

PR Companies and Performance

PR Agency of the Year
PMK*BNC

Best New PR Agency of the Year
Dynamo PR

Best Places to Work in PR
Nancy J. Friedman Public Relations, Inc.

Innovative PR Agency of the Year
Professional Public Relations

Most Admired PR Agencies
MWW

PR Agencies with Specialized Skills
Stephanie Barko, Literary Publicist

PR People

PR Executive of the Year
Leigh Day, Vice President of Marketing Communications of Red Hat

Media Relations Professional of the Year
Nenad Hervatin, PR, Marketing and New Business Manager of Hrenovka d.o.o.

In-house PR Team of the Year
Jessica Gueterman, VP of Marketing of Foundation Financial Group

Hybrid Team of the Year (consisting of members from both PR Agency and In-House)
Peter Taylor of Carnival Corporation (including brands Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises, Cunard, Seabourn, Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, P&O UK

PR Agency Team of the Year
Tim Johnson and Team – Stearns Johnson Communications, Inc.

Top 5 Women in PR
Barbara Bates, CEO & Founder of Eastwick Communications
Carrie Martz, Founder and CEO of Martz Agency
Huma Gruaz, President/CEO of Alpaytac
Lee Young-hee, Executive Vice President of Samsung (Mobile)
Tihomira Maria Svircevic, Head of PR, Marketing and New Business for Carpe Diem Group of Hrenovka d.o.o.

Innovations in PR

Innovations in PR
Idea Grove for Public Relations-Driven Inbound Marketing

PR Case Studies

Best Case Study for Asia-Pacific
P&O Cruises (Carnival Corporation) for Launching the world’s largest adventure park at sea – P&O Edge

Best Case Study for EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa)
Alpaytac for PR Agency Builds Brand Recognition of Global Airlines

Best Case Study for USA
Emerging Media, Inc. for Building A Market Leader From Scratch

Best Case Study for Worldwide
Connect2 Communications for ADTRAN Customer WIN Campaign

Best Website, Blog, White Paper/Reports, Online Video, and Social Media categories

Advertisement (Online Display Banners) of the Year
Hightail for Don’t Get Dropped or Boxed

Advertisement (Print and Design) of the Year
Hightail for Don’t Get Dropped or Boxed

Blog of the Year
Marketo for Marketo Blog

Books (Printed or eBooks) of the Year
SOA Software, Inc. for API Best Practices eBook

Corporate Magazine/Collateral of the Year
Omnicom Media Group for Media Pulse http://www.omnicommediagroupmediapulse.com

Documentary, Commercial Video or Short Film
CVS Caremark for Hurricane Sandy ((add)ventures)

Online Video of the Year
science communications GmbH for Society in Science – Eureka
GoPro for GoPro HERO3: Black Edition – Smaller, Lighter and 2X More Powerful

PR Creativity of the Year
Omnicom Media Group for Media Pulse http://www.omnicommediagroupmediapulse.com

Tagline or Branding Slogan of the Year
SOA Software, Inc. for SOA Software Powering the API Economy

Website of the Year
Omnicom Media Group for Media Pulse http://www.omnicommediagroupmediapulse.com

White Paper of the Year
Marketing Maven Public Relations for Steps to Earn A Positive Return on Content (ROC)

PR Customer Satisfaction

BridgeView Marketing for Integrated PR, Marketing, and Measurement Program for Global DCIM Provider

2012 PR World Awards

2nd Annual 2012 PR World Awards

PR and Marketing Campaigns

Best Use of Audio/Video (Broadcast)
Gold Winner
IFS North America for IFS Radio Network

Best Use of Social Media/Digital
Gold Winner
Ogilvy Public Relations for Blurb: Bringing Your Story to Life

Business-to-Business Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Qosmos for Deeper

Consumer Launch Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Emerging Media PR for Dirty Sexy Gadgets! – Launching A Consumer Product
Silver Winner
Ogilvy Public Relations for ASUS: Taking its Place in the High End Notebook Market
Bronze Winners
Hilton Hotels & Resorts for the Hilton Huanying Campaign
Ogilvy Public Relations for ZTE USA: From Traditionally White Label to Exclusively Red Carpet

Global Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Hilton Hotels & Resorts for the Hilton Huanying Campaign

Hospitality & Leisure Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Hilton Hotels & Resorts for the Hilton Huanying Campaign

Promotional Event Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Ogilvy Public Relations for ASUS: Taking its Place in the High End Notebook Market
Silver Winner
Ogilvy Public Relations for The Guinness Storehouse: The Friendliest Place on Earth for St. Patrick’s Day

Small-Budget Marketing Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Qosmos for Deeper
Silver Winner
Ogilvy Public Relations for The Guinness Storehouse: The Friendliest Place on Earth for St. Patrick’s Day

Technology Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
HP for HP Project Moonshot
Silver Winner
Blue Trumpet Group for No Wires? No Worries. Making Wireless Power the Next Cool Technology
Bronze Winners
Nadel Phelan, Inc. for Campaign for Abaca
Ogilvy Public Relations for ASUS: Taking its Place in the High End Notebook Market
Ogilvy Public Relations for Blurb: Bringing Your Story to Life
Ogilvy Public Relations for ZTE USA: From Traditionally White Label to Exclusively Red Carpet

All Other Campaigns (not listed above)
Gold Winner
Trainer Communications for Turning the Spotlight on Ernst & Young for its Entrepreneur of the Year Award Program

Websites, Blogs, White Paper, Product Literature, or Annual Report, Videos, Webinars, or online Advertisements, and Creativity

Websites
Gold Winner
Angie’s List
Silver Winner
Costco
Bronze Winners
Bhava Communications
Safeway
Walmart

Blogs
Gold Winner
Mindjet for Conspire
Silver Winner
Calysto Communications for PR Vibes™
Bronze Winners
Actiontec Electronics for Actiontec CrossTalk Blog

White Paper, Product Literature, or Annual Report
Gold Winner
Actiontec Electronics for Whitepaper on coax home networking

Videos, Webinars, or online Advertisements
Gold Winner
SquareTrade for SquareTrade’s Viral Campaign
Silver Winner
Lantronix, Inc. for Lantronix “I Can Print!” Video Campaign
Bronze Winners
Honda for Honda UNI-CUB Personal Mobility Device
SOA Software for Enterprise-Ready API Management

Creativity
Gold Winner
Cossette West for McDonald’s Coffee Pole
Silver Winner
Aternity Inc. for Facebook page
Bronze Winners
SOA Software for Enterprise-Ready API Management

2011 PR World Awards

Annual 2011 PR World Awards

Best Websites, Blogs, Social Media, Corporate Collateral, Video and Live Events

Websites, Blogs and Social Media – Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
Hilton Hotels & Resorts for Hilton Global Media Center

Websites, Blogs and Social Media – Insurance
Acquity Group for Allstate Teen Driver Website

Websites, Blogs and Social Media – IT, Internet and Computers (Software)
Cenzic, Inc.

Websites, Blogs and Social Media – Security (Hardware, Software or Services)
Cenzic, Inc.

Websites, Blogs and Social Media – Services
Ventana New Media for Ventana New Media Engine

PR Efforts – Technology
Brodeur Partners for Video “A Day Made of Glass” – Corning Gorilla Glass

Websites, Blogs and Social Media – Telecom, Cable, Broadband, and Voice
Actiontec Electronics

PR and Marketing Campaigns

Creative Excellence Award
Ipswitch, Inc. for LUV2WUG Campaign

Campaigns – Business-to-Business
SafeNet Marketing and Axis41 for SafeNet Trusted Cloud Fabric

Campaigns – Community Awareness/Outreach
Euro RSCG Worldwide PR for Start Taking Action Now for Diabetes (S.T.A.N.D.)

Campaigns – Consumer Brands and Goods
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide for CLR Cleaners Help Couples Manage “Chore Wars”

Campaigns – Crisis or Issues Management
Calysto Communications for When Disaster Strikes: Using PR to Raise Funds and Client Visibility

Campaigns – Electronics
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide for VTech’s V.Reader and MobiGo Mimic Moms’ Gadgets, Bring High Tech Learning to Kids

Campaigns – Hospitality & Leisure
Hilton Hotels & Resorts for Global Launch of eforea: spa at Hilton

Campaigns – Information Technology (Software)
Cenzic, Inc.

Campaigns – Mobile/Wireless
Vantage Communications for Life360 – Framing the Debate, Achieving Winning Results

Campaigns – Pharmaceuticals
Euro RSCG Worldwide PR for Lantus Diabetes Co-Stars

Campaigns – Product Launch
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide for VTech’s V.Reader and MobiGo Mimic Moms’ Gadgets, Bring High Tech Learning to Kids

Campaigns – Public Affairs
Euro RSCG Worldwide PR for Wyclef Jean for President

Campaigns – Security
HID Global PR team

Campaigns – Small-Budget Marketing Campaign
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide for CLR Cleaners Help Couples Manage “Chore Wars”

Campaigns – Social Media
Euro RSCG Worldwide PR for They Win, You Lose

Campaigns – Start-Ups, Small & Medium Business Campaigns
Gabriel Marketing Group for New Product Launch for Parature for Facebook

Campaigns – Technology (all)
Brodeur Partners for Corning Gorilla Glass