2015 Agency Elite Awards Winners

PR Agency Elite: Winners and Honoable Mentions

 

PR News honored its 2015 Agency Elite Awards winners and honorable mentions at its annual Agency Elite Awards Luncheon on October 26, 2015. The event honored the top PR agencies, their people and their campaigns. Also honored at the event were the 2015 Platinum PR Award winners and honorable mentions.

PR News Agency Elite Awards 2015
Winners and Honorable Mentions

Advocacy

Winner: Nebo - Choose ATL

Honorable Mention:

  • TogoRun - Lilly Oncology: Hope Murals & PACE

[ Back to Top ]

Agency Awe Professional

Winner: Michael Kempner, MWWPR

Honorable Mentions:

  • Kerri Allen, Cohn & Wolfe
  • John Davies, Davies Public Affairs
  • Carrie DeVries, DEVENEY
  • Huma Gruaz, Alpaytac
  • Glo Janata, TogoRun
  • Ravi Sunnak, Havas PR North America
  • Jenns Thomas, Nebo

[ Back to Top ]

Best Training/Education Program

Winner: MWWPR's Matter More Training Sessions

Honorable Mentions:

  • Cognito - Channel Bootcamp and Training
  • Waggener Edstrom Communications - Centralized Internship Program

[ Back to Top ]

Branding

Winner: Pac/West - Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development (CRED)

Honorable Mentions:

  • The Conroy Martinez Group - Conrad Miami Salutes the Cultural Champions of Miami
  • Kaplow Drives Brand Love & Laughter for Warner’s Bra with “Sleevage” Campaign
  • NJI Media - Vacation Better Branding

[ Back to Top ]

Business to Business

Winner: Stein IAS for Trelleborg Marine Systems - The performance people

Honorable Mentions:

  • Bhava Communications - A Powerful Approach to Business Communications
  • Diffusion - Global Wireless Solutions
  • Peppercomm - Susan Cain Quiet Spaces by Steelcase
  • Uproar PR - LastPass

[ Back to Top ]

Cause/CSR

Winner: Everywhere Agency - The 100 Good Deeds #DeedADay Campaign

Honorable Mentions:

  • Cone Communications - Make a Difference: CSR Leadership
  • The Conroy Martinez Group - Read Conmigo's Biligual Literacy Month & Miami Seaquarium Celebrates Flipper's 50th
  • ScoutComms Inc. - Get Skills to Work - Introducing careers in advanced manufacturing to the veteran community

[ Back to Top ]

Community Relations

Co-Winner: 135th Street Agency - REVOLT TV x Boys & Girls Club “#HelloHarlemNYC” Youth Initiative

Co-Winner: Waggener Edstrom Communications - Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue Partnership – Investing in Future Generations

Honorable Mentions:

  • All Points Public Relations - Kona Ice's "Chill Out Day"
  • Nebo - Build the BeltLine
  • Text100 - Lenovo NA Partner LinkedIn Community

[ Back to Top ]

Consumer Marketing

Winner: MWWPR - Making MWWPR Matter More

Honorable Mentions:

  • Klick Communications - Havaianas Australia Day Thong Challenge
  • Purple Door Communications- Consumer Marketing Campaigns Driven by Research Insights

[ Back to Top ]

Content Marketing

Winner: Goldstein Group Communications, Inc -.Littelfuse Speed2Design 2014

Honorable Mentions:

  • Amendola Communications - Content Helps Health Catalyst Take On Industry Giants
  • Elasticity PR - #GiftCardsSuck
  • Klick Communications - Durex - Someone Like Me
  • Stein IAS for Trelleborg Marine Systems -- The Performance People

[ Back to Top ]

Digital / Social Media

Winner: APCO Worldwide - APCO's Studio Online

Honorable Mentions:

  • Blonde 2.0 – Yo: the one word campaign
  • Cardinal Web Solutions - Papa John's Atlanta - Interactive Marketing Campaign
  • Coburn Communication - Walgreens Boots Alliance - #ArchMadness Initiative
  • Kaplow Introduces Millennial Women to the World of St. Ives
  • Klick Communications - Durex Someone Like Me
  • MWWPR - Making MWWPR Matter More
  • NJI Media - Business Roundtable Sustainability Report Landing Page
  • Pac/West - Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development (CRED)
  • Rainier Communications - On a Mission: Tell the Rest of the World
  • rbb Public Relations - "Choose Your Own Escape" Spring Blogger Campaign

[ Back to Top ]

Financial Communications

Winner: ICR Inc. - IPO Communications

Honorable Mention:

  • JCPR Inc. - A Partner in Communications

[ Back to Top ]

Integrated Communications

Winner: Tanis Communications - Tiny Sensors Making a Huge Impact

Honorable Mentions:

  • 5W PR - Camp Bow Wow
  • Cohn & Wolfe - Celebrating the "Do-It-Yourself" Spirit of Car Culture
  • Lippe Taylor on behalf of Shionogi - Women Take Charge with Osphena
  • lotus823 & Peerless-AV - B2B Thought Leadership Program
  • Stein IAS for Trelleborg Marine Systems - The Performance People
  • TogoRun - Lilly Oncology: Hope & PACE

[ Back to Top ]

Marketing Communications

Winner: Weber Shandwick & Ricoh Americas Corporation - Reshaping a B2B Brand through Content Publishing

Honorable Mentions:

  • 5W PR - VideoBlocks
  • iMiller Public Relations

[ Back to Top ]

Marketing to Women

Winner: Marina Maher Communications

Honorable Mentions:

  • Lippe Taylor on behalf of Shionogi - Women Take Charge with Osphena
  • rbb Public Relations - "Choose Your Own Escape" Spring Blogger Campaign
  • Sway Group

[ Back to Top ]

Media Relations

Co-Winner: Cohn & Wolfe - Reigniting America's "Do-It-Yourself" Spirit: The Valvoline Reinvention Project

Co-Winner: Teva Respiratory and Tonic - Know Your Count

Honorable Mentions:

  • Brownstein Group
  • Henson Consulting Inc.
  • Lippe Taylor on behalf of CynoSure - PicoSure®, The New Gold Standard in Aesthetic Treatments
  • Murphy O'Brien Public Relations - The Peninsula Paris Opening
  • Weber Shandwick on behalf of Gogoro - A ride like no other: Gogoro puts portable power on the megacity map

[ Back to Top ]

Nonprofit/Association

Winner: Coburn Communication – AARP: Boomers@50+ Initiative

Honorable Mentions:

  • Burson-Marsteller and GPY&R - Australian Red Cross: Embers of Empathy
  • DStreet - Making Heroes and Managing Villains for Comic Book Classroom
  • Nebo - Build the BeltLine
  • PRR Inc.
  • Volume Public Relations - Marrying PR & Psychology to Raise $3.5 Million for Caddies

[ Back to Top ]

Product Launch

Winner: Kaplow Drives Conair’s Most Successful Product Launch of all Time

Honorable Mentions:

  • Archer Malmo Public Relations - Selling a New Product Through Organic Storytelling
  • Blonde 2.0 – Yo: the one word campaign
  • Cohn & Wolfe - The Future is Now: Launching a Game-Changing Helmet
  • Fuse, LLC for Black Box Wines / Constellation Brands Inc. - Lose the bottle
  • Hawkins International Public Relations - La Compagnie
  • Weber Shandwick - Better Sleep for the Holidays: Launching the S+ by ResMed

[ Back to Top ]

Promotion of Firm (Marketing, Advertising, PR)

Winner: Makovsky & Company Inc.

Honorable Mentions:

  • Current - Marketing Current’s Mom Expertise
  • Eastwick - Elevating Agency Awareness and Visibility
  • MWWPR - Making MWWPR Matter More
  • Peppercomm - Missing the Mark: Global Content Survey of Brand Marketers and their B2B Audiences
  • Racepoint Global - Evolution and Integration: Disrupting the Industry and Setting the Standard

[ Back to Top ]

Public Affairs

Winner: Davies Public Affairs

Honorable Mentions:

  • Kreps DeMaria - Miami Seaport Alliance
  • Purple Strategies - Communities In Schools
  • TogoRun - Lilly Oncology: Hope & PACE

[ Back to Top ]

Publicity

Winner: Rock Orange - Cotton’s 24 Hour Runway Show Sets Guinness World Record

Honorable Mentions:

  • Hawkins International Public Relations - Omni Grove Park Inn: Gingerbread
  • Hawkins International Public Relations - Trend-Spotting: HIPR Hotel Clients With Bicycles

[ Back to Top ]

Reputation Management

Co-Winner: DStreet - Creating Economic Opportunity in Rural America with Farm Credit

Co-Winner: Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications

Honorable Mentions:

  • MWWPR - Making MWWPR Matter More
  • Rinck Advertising - Inaugural Emerge Film Festival

[ Back to Top ]

Web Site

Winner: 70kft

Honorable Mentions:

  • All Points Public Relations
  • APCO Worldwide