Platinum

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Online Communications

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: NEI and Burson-Marsteller – Digital Crisis Management for U.S. Nuclear Industry during Japan Crisis In the immediate aftermath of the devastating March 2011 earthquake in Japan, American public opinion shifted from 57% in support… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards – Hall of Fame: Edelman/Unilever & Dove

September 14th, 2011 by

Dove Campaign for Real Beauty From its launch in 2004, the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty was a newsmaker—and a divisive one at that. Edelman and Unilever sought to create a high profile for the… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Research & Measurement

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide and Kimberly Clark’s Huggies – Helping Diaper ‘Every Little Bottom’ One in three American mothers and one in five Canadian mothers struggle to afford to buy enough diapers for their… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Event Marketing

September 14th, 2011 by

Co-Winner: Bowling Proprietors of America – 2010 Celebrity Bowling Hall of Fame Campaign The premier trade association for the bowling industry tapped MWW Group to help elevate the sport and clear up misconceptions of bowling… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Multicultural Campaign

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: Hill & Knowlton – Merck Asma en Español: Creating an Asthma ResourceCenter for the Hispanic Community A national survey by Merck and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America revealed that awareness of asthma… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Small PR Firm of the Year

September 14th, 2011 by

(Annual Income of Less Than $10 Million) Winner: Linhart Public Relations As the result of innovative public relations campaigns for big companies like Southwest Airlines and top-notch client and employee engagement programs, Linhart Public Relations… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards – Hall of Fame: Deloitte

September 14th, 2011 by

Greening the Dot To steer its offices nationwide in the right environmental direction, Deloitte embarked on an ambitious enterprise in 2008 that challenged employees to reduce the company’s footprint. The professional services company’s “Greening the… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Re-Branding/Re-Positioning

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: Grow Marketing – Birkenstock Renaissance Founded in 1966, in recent years Birkenstock realized it was in danger of “aging out” and becoming irrelevant among young consumers. In response, the venerable footwear company launched two… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Employee Communications

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: Northwestern Mutual Leaving a Legacy – Million Minutes Project CEO retirements are commonplace, but when Edward J. Zore, longtime chairman and CEO of Northwestern Mutual, chose to retire in 2010, the company decided to… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Media Relations

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: Navistar International Corporation – A Boss Saves Jobs, Helps the Community In order to avoid laying off skilled workers, Chuck Sibley, manager of Navistar’s engine plant in Huntsville, Ala., devised a unique program that… Continued