PR News on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its PR Agency Elite Awards at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The awards set benchmarks of excellence in client PR efforts, as PR agencies were recognized for their work in 23 practice areas. We also celebrated the winner of our Agency Awe Professional Award: Marian Salzman, CEO of Havas PR North America.

Aliza Licht, SVP of global communications for Donna Karan International and the singular voice behind Donna Karan's social media personality DKNY PR GIRL, keynoted the PR Agency Elite Awards. In her keynote address, Licht will shared her insight into what makes a brand/PR agency partnership successful, and how social media has forever changed the dynamic between an agency and a client.

 

PR Agency Elite Awards 2013 –
Winners and Honorable Mentions

 

Agency Awe Professional

Winner: Marian Salzman, Havas PR

Honorable Mentions:

  • Ilene Adler, Vantage PR
  • Stephen Bonsignore, Cohn & Wolfe
  • Huma Gruaz, Alpaytac Marketing Communications/Public Relations
  • Michael Kempner, MWW
  • Daniel Simon, Cognito

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Advocacy

Winner: Fraser Communications

Honorable Mention:

  • Beekeeper Group

 

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Branding

Winner: Henson Consulting

Honorable Mentions:

  • Alpaytac Marketing Communications/Public Relations
  • Matter Communications for Tyco Integrated Security

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Business to Business

Co-Winner: Finn Partners
Co-Winner: Miller PR

Honorable Mentions:

  • Bhava Communications Grayling
  • Infinite PR
  • Stein IAS
  • Trainer Communications

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Cause/CSR

Winner: Cone Communications

Honorable Mentions:

  • Finn Partners
  • Havas PR
  • Hunter PR
  • Inkhouse Media + Marketing
  • MSLGROUP
  • RF|Binder

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Community Relations

Winner: Edelman

Honorable Mentions:

  • Direct Impact
  • Frause
  • Hill+Knowlton Strategies
  • Strat@comm

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Community Relations/Volunteer Programs

Winner: Waggener Edstrom Worldwide

Honorable Mention:

  • Weber Shandwick


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Consumer Marketing

Winner: Airfoil

Honorable Mentions:

  • MWW
  • Peppercomm

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Crisis Management

Winner: APCO Worldwide

Honorable Mention:

  • Singer Associates

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Digital/Social Media

Winner: MWW

Honorable Mentions:

  • APCO Worldwide
  • Finn Partners
  • Matter Communications for Lexar

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Integrated Communications

Winner: Peppercomm

Honorable Mentions:

  • ABI Marketing Public Relations
  • Colangelo & Partners Public Relations
  • Eastwick
  • JSH&A Communications
  • Tanis Communications
  • Waggener Edstrom Worldwide
  • Wellington Group

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Internal Communications

Winner: Weber Shandwick

Honorable Mention:

  • Fahlgren Mortine

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Marketing Communications

Winner: Waggener Edstrom Worldwide

Honorable Mentions:

  • Azione PR
  • Porter Novelli

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Marketing to Latinos

Winner: Biosector 2

Honorable Mentions:

  • Esparza+ Business Communications and Latino NW Communications
  • Formulatin

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Marketing to Women

Winner: Marina Maher Communications

Honorable Mention:

  • JSH&A Communications

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Media Relations

Co-Winner: Fuse
Co-Winner: Lippe Taylor

Honorable Mentions:

  • Brandware Public Relations
  • Formula PR
  • Frank PR
  • Lewis PR
  • Murphy O’Brien Public Relations
  • Porter Novelli
  • Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communicationss
  • Singer Associates Public Affairs/PR

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Multicultural

Winner: rbb PR

Honorable Mention:

  • elemento L2


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Nonprofit/Association

Winner: Momentum Communications Group

Honorable Mentions:

  • Finn Partners
  • Pollock Communications
  • PRR

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Product Launch

Winner: Cohn & Wolfe

Honorable Mentions:

  • Azione PR
  • BLAZE PR
  • Formula PR
  • INK Public Relations
  • Lippe Taylor
  • Porter Novelli

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Promotion of Firm

Co-Winner: MWW
Co-Winner: Weber Shandwick

Honorable Mentions:

  • 11mark
  • Makovsky
  • ReviveHealth
  • Trainer Communications

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Publicity

Winner: The Marcus Group

Honorable Mentions:

  • Fifth Ring
  • Gutenberg Communications
  • H3O Communications

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Reputation Management

Winner: MWW

Honorable Mentions:

  • iMiller Public Relations
  • The Marcus Group

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Training/Education Program

Winner: MSLGROUP

Honorable Mentions:

  • CSUF/PRactical ADvantage Communications
  • Havas PR
  • Momentum Communications

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Web Site

Winner: Makovsky

Honorable Mentions:

  • Henson Consulting
  • INK Public Relations
  • ReviveHealth

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