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2012 Platinum PR Awards: Speeches

September 15th, 2012 by

Winner: U.S. Postal Service – Purple Heart with Ribbon Forever Stamp Dedication In 2011, the USPS issued its Purple Heart postage stamp in a new Forever Stamp design. As one of the largest civilian employers of… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Event Marketing

September 15th, 2012 by

Winner: RF|Binder and Malaysia External Trade Development Corp. – Malaysia Kitchen for the World 2011   In 2010, the Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) partnered with RF|Binder to create an integrated marketing campaign, including advertising, events and sponsorships, for… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Press Release

September 15th, 2012 by

Winner: Southwest Airlines – Southwest Introduces New Era of Customer Comfort and Sustainability with Evolution of Cabin Interior Design   For Southwest’s Evolve, its new eco- friendly, cost-efficient cabin interior, the Southwest PR team crafted a press release around three… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Hall of Fame

September 15th, 2012 by

 We honor our 2012 Hall of Fame inductees—campaigns or initiatives with outstanding communications programs that have not just made an impact over the past several years but that we feel will likely be referred to… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Twitter Campaign

September 15th, 2012 by

Co-Winner: American Airlines with Weber Shandwick – #AAGalaxy: American Airlines Socializes New In-Flight Entertainment Offering with Twitter Hashtag Promotion  To increase awareness of the news that the Samsung Galaxy 10.1 was being added to in-flight entertainment,… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Cause-Related Marketing

September 15th, 2012 by

Bristol-Meyers Squibb turned the HIV fight into a movement by teaming up with the Alvin Ailey dance company to showcase the stories of those impacted by HIV.

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Podcast and/or Videocast

September 15th, 2012 by

Winner: American Chemical Society – Bytesize Science Originally launched in 2010, the Bytesize Science video series—designed to help the public discover chemistry in an educational and entertaining way—was relaunched in 2011 in an effort to gain more… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: WOW! Award

September 15th, 2012 by

Co-Winners: Co-Winner: H&R Block – The ’Stache Act, a case study of the greatest  mustache campaign in history  The public relations business is full of creative, talented people, so we come to expect great campaigns. Every once… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Media Event

September 15th, 2012 by

Co-Winner: Ogilvy PR with National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute – The Heart Truth Red Dress Collection 2012 Leveraging The Heart Truth’s decade of progress in helping to raise awareness of the No. 1 killer of… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Social Media 

September 15th, 2012 by

 Co-Winner: The Clorox Company – Check-in for Check Ups When Clorox wanted to create a program rewarding consumers for practicing healthy habits, it teamed up with the Children’s Health Fund to create Check-In for Checkups, a… Continued