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Congratulations to the 2018 Platinum PR and Agency Elite award winners!

Hundreds of marketing and communications professionals united on September 21 as we celebrated the organizations and people behind the year’s most outstanding communications initiatives. Get to know the winners and honorable mentions below.

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The 2018 Platinum Hall of Fame

A big round of applause for this year's Platinum Hall of Fame inductees! The Hall of Famers represent the communications campaigns that were launched at least three years ago and will be referenced for many years to come for their creativity and incredible success. 


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Platinum PR Professional of the Year

PR Professional of the Year Platinum PR

Winner

Staci Rawls, KFC Corporation

Director of PR & Communications
KFC Corporation
Honorable Mentions
  • Michele Barmash

    Reebok
  • Adam Ritchie

    Adam Ritchie Brand Direction
  • Jon Sullivan

    Aflac
  • Esther Mireya Tejeda

    Entercom Communications

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24-Hour Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • National Association of ManufacturersBest Seat in the House
  • MIX Public RelationsMalwarebytes Rapid Response Program
  • Consumer ReportsRomaine/E. Coli Warning
Winner

Activism Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Activism Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Consumer ReportsEquifax Data Breach
  • Novelis and Discovery EducationLife of a Can
  • ROX United/Curacao"Mi Voz Cuenta": My Voice Matters
  • DeVries GlobalPantene Gold Series All Strong Hair is Beautiful Hair Campaign
  • HP Inc.Reinventing Sustainable Impact: One HP Original Ink Cartridge at a Time
  • PepsiCoRush2Recycle
  • SAG-AFTRAWorkplace Safety Campaign
Winner

Anniversary Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Anniversary Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Food LionA Neighbor to Count On: Food Lion Celebrates its 60th Anniversary
  • Kurio // The Social Media Age(ncy)Finlandia by Forest Machines
  • SparkprMapleStory Fest: The Perfect 13th Anniversary Celebration
  • Marina Maher Communications and Rabin MartinMerck for Mothers – UNGA: A TIME for Mothers
  • Sheridan CollegeSheridan@50: A Creative History for a Creative Campus
  • PJ Lhuillier, Inc.Thank You for 30!
  • M BoothThe Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Campaign Reaches 25-Year Milestone
Winner

Annual Report Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Annual Report Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Argo/PaceBeyond the Numbers: Reimagining the Annual Report
  • Consumer Technology Association
  • National Retail Federation
  • Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority
  • The Association of Junior Leagues InternationalProgress Is Plural
  • Thomson ReutersTrust in Motion
Winner

Annual Report Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Annual Report Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Argo/PaceBeyond the Numbers: Reimagining the Annual Report
  • Consumer Technology Association
  • National Retail Federation
  • Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority
  • The Association of Junior Leagues InternationalProgress Is Plural
  • Thomson ReutersTrust in Motion
Winner

Blog Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Blog Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Cold Spring Harbor LaboratoryCSHL Labdish
  • PureTemp LLCPhase Change Matters
  • National Association of ManufacturersShopfloor
  • R&R PartnersThe Blonde Abroad: Vegas Bucket List
  • MicrosoftTransform
Winner

Boutique Firm Platinum PR

Winner: King Media King Media
Honorable Mentions

Boutique Firm Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Cheer Partners
  • Parker SanpeiLifestyle & Hospitality Marketing
Winner

Brand Turnaround Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Brand Turnaround Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Cardinal Innovations Healthcare
  • DeVries GlobalJohnson's “Remove the Wonder If” Campaign
  • ECMC GroupReinventing the Reputation of an Acquired Brand
Winner

Branding Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Branding Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Diffusion PRElevating the USA TODAY NETWORK brand: more than a newspaper company
  • Rogers & CowanJockey 'Show Em What's Underneath'
  • Lyft Launches Five Star Lager
  • Hilton Garden Inn with KetchumTaking “Simple Things” to a Refreshing New Level
  • APCO WorldwideUSA Pavilion at Expo 2017
  • DeVries GlobalZippo Flame Art
Winner

Cause-Related Marketing Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Cause-Related Marketing Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Biosector 2, a Syneos Health companyBe Vocal: Speak Up for Mental Health
  • Habitat for Humanity International and Porter NovelliHome is the Key 2017
  • M BoothReady, set, share! Johnson & Johnson Ignites Global Moms Relay for Family Health
  • Novartis with Biosector 2, a Syneos Health companyTelling Metastatic Breast Cancer to "Kiss This!" with #KissThis4MBC
  • M BoothThe Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Campaign Reaches 25-Year Milestone
  • 21st Century Fox21st Century Fox - The Search for Hidden Figures
  • MSLGROUPTrades Training: Addressing the Skilled Labor Gap While Serving Separating Military Members
Winner

CEO of the Year Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

CEO of the Year Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Finn PartnersPeter Finn
  • ConduentAshok Vemuri
Winner

Community Relations Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Community Relations Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Aramco ServicesAramco Answers the Call: Hurricane Harvey Response
  • Jackson SpaldingAtlanta Braves Parking and Transportation Campaign
  • Weber ShandwickCancer Screen Week
  • Havas PR with MilliporeSigmaCuriosity Cube Ignites Scientific Passion Across the U.S
  • MastercardGirls4Tech
  • Goldwind Americas & Mahoney Communications GroupGoldwind Works
  • Allstate FoundationHelping Hands Grants
  • Novelis and Discovery EducationLife of a Can
  • Toyota and Discovery EducationTeenDrive365 In School
Winner

Content Marketing Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Content Marketing Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Ferrovial
  • AICPAEnhancing Audit Quality
  • Kovert CreativeFight Dirty
  • Planet FitnessGut Check: Dad Bods Rule
  • Hampton by Hilton Uses Comedy to Connect With “Real” Travelers and Break the Aspirational Mold
  • Old Spice and Citizen RelationsGet Wild (And Real) with Moms and Sons
  • PepsiCoRush2Recycle
  • Luxottica Pearle VisionThinking Small to Win Big
  • Stein IAS & IngredionYou Are How You Eat
Winner

Content Marketing Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Content Marketing Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Ferrovial
  • AICPAEnhancing Audit Quality
  • Kovert CreativeFight Dirty
  • Planet FitnessGut Check: Dad Bods Rule
  • Hampton by Hilton Uses Comedy to Connect With “Real” Travelers and Break the Aspirational Mold
  • Old Spice and Citizen RelationsGet Wild (And Real) with Moms and Sons
  • PepsiCoRush2Recycle
  • Luxottica Pearle VisionThinking Small to Win Big
  • Stein IAS & IngredionYou Are How You Eat
Winner

Crisis Management Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Crisis Management Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • BASF US Crop ProtectionBringing Down Weeds, Raising Up Farmers
  • US Postal ServiceDelivering 131 Days of Crisis Messages for USPS
  • Dallas Fort Worth International AirportDFW Airport Communicates During Executive Order
  • Exxon Mobil CorporationFueling Recovery During Hurricane Harvey
  • Weber Shandwick and Sutter HealthHeroes Among Us: Sutter Health Emerges as a Role Model for Natural Disaster Response in 2017
  • Children's HealthHurricane Harvey Response: How Children’s Health Responded to One of the Largest Disasters in Texas History
  • Florida International UniversityCrisis Communications: Hurricane Irma
  • Medtronic Puts 5,000 Employees First in Wake of Hurricane Maria
  • FKQ Advertising + MarketingProtecting Your Client from a Serial Killer and Ensuing Media Pressure
Winner

Crisis Management Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • BASF US Crop ProtectionBringing Down Weeds, Raising Up Farmers
  • US Postal ServiceDelivering 131 Days of Crisis Messages for USPS
  • Dallas Fort Worth International AirportDFW Airport Communicates During Executive Order
  • Exxon Mobil CorporationFueling Recovery During Hurricane Harvey
  • Weber Shandwick and Sutter HealthHeroes Among Us: Sutter Health Emerges as a Role Model for Natural Disaster Response in 2017
  • Children's HealthHurricane Harvey Response: How Children’s Health Responded to One of the Largest Disasters in Texas History
  • Florida International UniversityCrisis Communications: Hurricane Irma
  • Medtronic Puts 5,000 Employees First in Wake of Hurricane Maria
  • FKQ Advertising + MarketingProtecting Your Client from a Serial Killer and Ensuing Media Pressure
Winner

Data Insights Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Data Insights Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Bsquare/Voxus PR2017 Annual IIOT Maturity Study
  • Ketchum Global Research & AnalyticsClean & The Human Psyche
  • VSC and HoneyBookEmpower the Creative Economy with Fair Wage Insights and Legal Protections
  • AmeripriseFamily Wealth Checkup study
  • Burson Cohn & WolfeFifth Annual Super Bowl Survey
  • Planet FitnessGut Check: Dad Bods Rule
  • DellApplying Digital Transformation to inform IT Transformation
Winner

Data Insights Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Data Insights Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Bsquare/Voxus PR2017 Annual IIOT Maturity Study
  • Ketchum Global Research & AnalyticsClean & The Human Psyche
  • VSC and HoneyBookEmpower the Creative Economy with Fair Wage Insights and Legal Protections
  • AmeripriseFamily Wealth Checkup study
  • Burson Cohn & WolfeFifth Annual Super Bowl Survey
  • Planet FitnessGut Check: Dad Bods Rule
  • DellApplying Digital Transformation to inform IT Transformation
Winner

Digital Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Digital Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • International SOS2018 Travel Risk Outlook & Business Resilience Trends Watch
  • aptitude LLCaptitude 2020 educational series
  • Fleishman HillardDon't Say VELCRO
  • MicrosoftEducation event newsroom
  • Kovert Creative"Howler Soccer Ball Phone"
  • GolinLime-A-Rita Launches #RitaSays, Serves Up Straight Talk to Millennials with a Social Media Advice Column
  • PepsiCoRush2Recycle
  • Taft CommunicationsReThink Energy NJ “Stop PennEast” Campaign
  • Weber ShandwickTransforming Classic Kid’s Drink to Athlete’s Secret Weapon
Winner

Digital Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Digital Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • International SOS2018 Travel Risk Outlook & Business Resilience Trends Watch
  • aptitude LLCaptitude 2020 educational series
  • Fleishman HillardDon't Say VELCRO
  • MicrosoftEducation event newsroom
  • Kovert Creative"Howler Soccer Ball Phone"
  • GolinLime-A-Rita Launches #RitaSays, Serves Up Straight Talk to Millennials with a Social Media Advice Column
  • PepsiCoRush2Recycle
  • Taft CommunicationsReThink Energy NJ “Stop PennEast” Campaign
  • Weber ShandwickTransforming Classic Kid’s Drink to Athlete’s Secret Weapon
Winner

Diversity & Inclusion Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Diversity & Inclusion Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education2018 iWitness Video Challenge
  • The Association of Junior Leagues InternationalProgress Is Plural
  • Food LionReshaping our CIAA Partnership to “Slam Dunk” Hunger In Our Communities
  • Swimsuits For All
  • TGR Foundation and Discovery EducationTGR EDU: Explore
Winner

Educator of the Year Platinum PR

Employee Relations Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Employee Relations Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • DuPont with Gagen MacDonald and Think MarketingCountdown to Day One: Creating DowDuPont
  • Dallas Fort Worth International AirportD&I is in Our DNA
  • Medtronic Puts 5,000 Employees First in Wake of Hurricane Maria
  • Weill Cornell MedicineWe Are Weill Cornell
Winner

Event Marketing Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Event Marketing Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Agency Spring & Grundfos“Best Installer” – Reaching the hearts of installers through their hands
  • Catalyst Public RelationsCourtyard Super Bowl Sleepover
  • LEWISEvent Series: Fake News, Real Consequences
  • KajeetHomework Gap Heroes
  • Ketchum and MastercardMastercard Brings Start Something Priceless to Life Leading into the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards in NYC
  • Hunter Public RelationsScotch-Brite Brand #WorthTheMess
  • Cox CommunicationsSmart Home Events
  • Comcast NBCUniversalThe Xfinity California Drone Speed Challenge
Winner

Event Marketing Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Event Marketing Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Agency Spring & Grundfos“Best Installer” – Reaching the hearts of installers through their hands
  • Catalyst Public RelationsCourtyard Super Bowl Sleepover
  • LEWISEvent Series: Fake News, Real Consequences
  • KajeetHomework Gap Heroes
  • Ketchum and MastercardMastercard Brings Start Something Priceless to Life Leading into the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards in NYC
  • Hunter Public RelationsScotch-Brite Brand #WorthTheMess
  • Cox CommunicationsSmart Home Events
  • Comcast NBCUniversalThe Xfinity California Drone Speed Challenge
Winner

External Publication Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

External Publication Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Cherokee Nation & Cherokee Nation BusinessesAnadisgoi magazine
  • Children’s HealthTaking Pediatric Health Care and Welfare ‘Beyond ABC’
  • MullenLowe U.S.Futures Magazine 2017
  • US Postal ServicePostal Facts 2018
  • New York Independent System Operator (NYISO)Power Trends 2017: New York's Evolving Electric Grid
  • DanfossSolutions Magazine
  • The USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index
  • Upstate Medical UniversityUpstate Health magazine
Winner

Facebook Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Facebook Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Association of International Certified Professional AccountantsHuman Intelligence
  • GolinJetBlue’s No Blackout Non-Eclipse Non-Event
  • Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway AdministrationSevern River Bridge and MDOT SHA Cares
Winner

Financial/Investor Relations Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Financial/Investor Relations Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • BECU & C+CBECU’s Closing for Good and “The Next Big Talk”
  • Cherokee Nation BusinessesEconomic Impact on Oklahoma
  • ViacomFiscal 2018 Second Quarter Earnings Results
  • PAN CommunicationsPositioning Quanterix for a Successful IPO
  • Precision Tsugami (China) Corporation LimitedPrecision Built for Success
  • LaVoieHealthSciencePublicly Traded Company Releases Pivotal Clinical Trial Data
Winner

Global PR Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Walt Disney StudiosBlack Panther
  • O'Malley Hansen CommunicationsHanesBrands Latin America Public
  • HP Inc. at Cannes
  • Visit OrlandoOrlando’s BIG Thank You
  • IBM ResearchQuantum Computing
  • DeVries GlobalZippo Flame Art
Winner

Global PR Campaign Platinum PR

Co-Winner: HP Inc.The Wolf The Wolf
Honorable Mentions

Global PR Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Walt Disney StudiosBlack Panther
  • O'Malley Hansen CommunicationsHanesBrands Latin America Public
  • HP Inc. at Cannes
  • Visit OrlandoOrlando’s BIG Thank You
  • IBM ResearchQuantum Computing
  • DeVries GlobalZippo Flame Art
Winner

Healthcare Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Ogilvy & Boehringer IngelheimBernie Williams Hits a Breathless® Homerun
  • American Dental AssociationCombatting the Opioid Epidemic: ADA Launches New Policy
  • Cision Distribution for Varian's Halcyon System
  • Weber Shandwick and Sutter HealthHeroes Among Us: Sutter Health Emerges as a Role Model for Natural Disaster Response in 2017
  • GolinHumana Champions Boomers at National Senior Games
  • American Kidney FundHurricane Disaster Relief for Dialysis Patients
  • DEA and Discovery Education:Operation Prevention
  • Shield HealthCareOstomyLife
  • UnitedHealthcarePreCheck MyScript
  • GCI HealthRaising Awareness of gammaCore: The first non-invasive treatment for patients with migraine and cluster headaches
  • Gedeon Richter Plc.Richter Health City Program
  • UnitedHealthcare Motion
  • Weill Cornell MedicineWe Are Weill Cornell
  • MDR & Sanford HealthYear-round Youth Health Activation Through the Classroom
Winner

Healthcare Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Ogilvy & Boehringer IngelheimBernie Williams Hits a Breathless® Homerun
  • American Dental AssociationCombatting the Opioid Epidemic: ADA Launches New Policy
  • Cision Distribution for Varian's Halcyon System
  • Weber Shandwick and Sutter HealthHeroes Among Us: Sutter Health Emerges as a Role Model for Natural Disaster Response in 2017
  • GolinHumana Champions Boomers at National Senior Games
  • American Kidney FundHurricane Disaster Relief for Dialysis Patients
  • DEA and Discovery Education:Operation Prevention
  • Shield HealthCareOstomyLife
  • UnitedHealthcarePreCheck MyScript
  • GCI HealthRaising Awareness of gammaCore: The first non-invasive treatment for patients with migraine and cluster headaches
  • Gedeon Richter Plc.Richter Health City Program
  • UnitedHealthcare Motion
  • Weill Cornell MedicineWe Are Weill Cornell
  • MDR & Sanford HealthYear-round Youth Health Activation Through the Classroom
Winner

Influencer Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Influencer Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Rogers & CowanAARP Studios Dinner With Don
  • American Public University SystemSocial Influencer Program
  • BASF US Crop ProtectionBonding with Farmers on the Dirt Road Tour
  • Weber ShandwickCancer Screen Week
  • InterContinental Hotels GroupHoliday Inn Influencer Communications Campaign
  • GolinJetBlue Check In For Good
  • Marina Maher CommunicationsMerck Women’s Health Helps Women Plan for “Her Life. Her Adventures"
  • Weber ShandwickMilk: Beyond the brand: how MilkPEP built consumer confidence with trusted voices
  • Rpr Marketing CommunicationsNeutrogena Makeup SkinClearing Campaign
  • California Pizza Kitchen and Coast Public Relations#PoweredByCauliflower
  • Sony ElectronicsSony Alpha Imaging Collective
  • Havas PRTransitions Change Agents: Appealing to Younger Eyes
Winner

Influencer Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Influencer Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Rogers & CowanAARP Studios Dinner With Don
  • American Public University SystemSocial Influencer Program
  • BASF US Crop ProtectionBonding with Farmers on the Dirt Road Tour
  • Weber ShandwickCancer Screen Week
  • InterContinental Hotels GroupHoliday Inn Influencer Communications Campaign
  • GolinJetBlue Check In For Good
  • Marina Maher CommunicationsMerck Women’s Health Helps Women Plan for “Her Life. Her Adventures"
  • Weber ShandwickMilk: Beyond the brand: how MilkPEP built consumer confidence with trusted voices
  • Rpr Marketing CommunicationsNeutrogena Makeup SkinClearing Campaign
  • California Pizza Kitchen and Coast Public Relations#PoweredByCauliflower
  • Sony ElectronicsSony Alpha Imaging Collective
  • Havas PRTransitions Change Agents: Appealing to Younger Eyes
Winner

Instagram Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Instagram Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • UN Foundation#EyeOnClimate
  • IBM
  • M BoothJohnson & Johnson Donate a Photo Influencer Program: Driving Affinity Through Photography
  • RIDGIDSummer Brews
  • KivvitWynwood Business Improvement District
Winner

Internal Publication Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Internal Publication Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Union Pacific2018 Strategy Publication
  • Children's Health‘Balloon Beat’ Rises Above the Industry Standard
  • FirstEnergy Corp.FirstEnergy-TV
  • Coca-Cola North AmericaStrategic Employee Newsletter Program
  • KFC CorporationThe Bucket Newsletter
  • Stein IASThe Post-Modernist
  • ViabuzzThe Voice of Viacom18
Winner

Large PR Firm of the Year Platinum PR

Winner: Ruder Finn Ruder Finn
Honorable Mentions

Large PR Firm of the Year Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Finn Partners
  • FleishmanHillard
Winner

LinkedIn Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mention

LinkedIn Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mention
  • FleishmanHillardAmplifying Executive Voices to Share Emerson Thought Leadership Perspectives
Winner

Live Streaming Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Live Streaming Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Hampton by Hilton Uses Comedy to Connect With “Real” Travelers and Break the Aspirational Mold
  • IBM
  • Racepoint GlobalImagine the Future, Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE® Forum
  • Texas A&M UniversityMidnight Yell Livestream Campaign
  • CiscoWeAreCisco Facebook Live Employee Culture Correspondents
Winner

Live Streaming Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Live Streaming Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Hampton by Hilton Uses Comedy to Connect With “Real” Travelers and Break the Aspirational Mold
  • IBM
  • Racepoint GlobalImagine the Future, Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE® Forum
  • Texas A&M UniversityMidnight Yell Livestream Campaign
  • CiscoWeAreCisco Facebook Live Employee Culture Correspondents
Winner

Marketing Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Marketing Communications Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Lippe TaylorDeion Sanders for BOTOX® Cosmetic
  • EdelmanDove and Shonda Rhimes Launch Real Beauty Productions
  • Tourism AustraliaDundee Tourism Campaign
  • SparkpreHarmony's Happiness Index
  • Newell BrandsElmer's Glue: It's Slime Time
  • FleishmanHillardEmerson Top Quartile Industry Thought Leadership
  • UTC Climate, Controls & SecurityHEALTHfx: The Benefits of Green Buildings: Energy, Emissions and Health
  • Nationwide'GOALS' campaign / Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year
  • Visit OrlandoOrlando’s BIG Thank You
  • OraclePutting Mack Trucks in the Driver’s Seat of a B2B
  • BackBay Communications & Murray DevineSpend Less, Reach More
Winner

Marketing Team of the Year Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Marketing Team of the Year Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • CSRA
  • Modernist Cuisine
  • Parallel Wireless Dynamic 4
  • RIDGID
  • Rogers & Cowan
  • SignUpGenius
  • Luxottica Pearle VisionThinking Small to Win Big
Winner

Measurement Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Measurement Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Hill+Knowlton StrategiesAflac 2017 Open Enrollment Campaign
  • DellApplying Digital Transformation to inform IT Transformation
  • SAPAligning company revenue directly to PR (finally!)
  • Ketchum Global Research & AnalyticsNew York International Auto Show: Impact Analysis
  • APCO WorldwideVantageScore B2C Pivot Research
Winner

Media Event Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Media Event Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Consumer Technology Association
  • Covered California"Covered in Art" Open Enrollment Bus Tour
  • Rogers & Cowan and FRUKTDelta Air Lines Silent Disco
  • Finn Partners/DHLDHL eCommerce 2018 San Francisco Media Day
  • UTC Climate, Controls & SecurityExcitement is Building: Introducing the UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings
  • IntelExperience the Moment - Intel House Press Day
  • KFC CorporationKFC Georgia Gold Launch
  • Canadian TirePlay Finds A Way Launch
  • Reebok x Nina Dobrev x Les Mills Ultimate Staycation
  • California Milk Processor BoardThree Kings' Day
  • Burrell CommunicationsToyota Music: The Quintessential NYC Night
  • Allied Integrated MarketingWWE WrestleMania 33 Media Blitz
Winner

Media Event Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Media Event Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Consumer Technology Association
  • Covered California"Covered in Art" Open Enrollment Bus Tour
  • Rogers & Cowan and FRUKTDelta Air Lines Silent Disco
  • Finn Partners/DHLDHL eCommerce 2018 San Francisco Media Day
  • UTC Climate, Controls & SecurityExcitement is Building: Introducing the UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings
  • IntelExperience the Moment - Intel House Press Day
  • KFC CorporationKFC Georgia Gold Launch
  • Canadian TirePlay Finds A Way Launch
  • Reebok x Nina Dobrev x Les Mills Ultimate Staycation
  • California Milk Processor BoardThree Kings' Day
  • Burrell CommunicationsToyota Music: The Quintessential NYC Night
  • Allied Integrated MarketingWWE WrestleMania 33 Media Blitz
Winner

Media Relations Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Media Relations Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Weber ShandwickAncestry – Declaration Descendants
  • PAN CommunicationsA Swipe Right on Application Security: Checkmarx Discovers Vulnerability in Tinder
  • Modernist CuisineBread Book Launch
  • Abbott & GCI HealthBringing the FreeStyle® Libre Revolution to the U.S.: Transforming the Lives of People Living with Diabetes by Liberating Them from the Pain and Hassles of Routine Fingersticks
  • FleishmanHillardCERAWeek with Emerson Goldwind Americas - Goldwind Works
  • Jessica L. Daitch Communications LLCCreakyJoints® Don’t Hold Back the Activated Arthritis Patient
  • Activision, PMK*BNC, Step 3Destiny 2
  • KivvitDSM Change the World
  • IntelExperience the Moment
  • KFC CorporationFried Chicken Scratch 'n' Sniff Valentine's Day Cards
  • lotus823 & NuhearaListening in as Hearables Brand Enters U.S. Market
  • O'Malley Hansen Communications & MKTGNFL Extra Points Credit Card at Super Bowl 51
  • MowerPaychex
  • WE Communications“Racing the Sun” with the New 2018 Volvo XC60
  • U.S. Travel AssociationSparking a National Conversation to Win Back America’s Lost Vacation Days
  • Children's HealthWe Have Heart: Building Awareness of the Heart Center
Winner

Media Relations Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Media Relations Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Weber ShandwickAncestry – Declaration Descendants
  • PAN CommunicationsA Swipe Right on Application Security: Checkmarx Discovers Vulnerability in Tinder
  • Modernist CuisineBread Book Launch
  • Abbott & GCI HealthBringing the FreeStyle® Libre Revolution to the U.S.: Transforming the Lives of People Living with Diabetes by Liberating Them from the Pain and Hassles of Routine Fingersticks
  • FleishmanHillardCERAWeek with Emerson Goldwind Americas - Goldwind Works
  • Jessica L. Daitch Communications LLCCreakyJoints® Don’t Hold Back the Activated Arthritis Patient
  • Activision, PMK*BNC, Step 3Destiny 2
  • KivvitDSM Change the World
  • IntelExperience the Moment
  • KFC CorporationFried Chicken Scratch 'n' Sniff Valentine's Day Cards
  • lotus823 & NuhearaListening in as Hearables Brand Enters U.S. Market
  • O'Malley Hansen Communications & MKTGNFL Extra Points Credit Card at Super Bowl 51
  • MowerPaychex
  • WE Communications“Racing the Sun” with the New 2018 Volvo XC60
  • U.S. Travel AssociationSparking a National Conversation to Win Back America’s Lost Vacation Days
  • Children's HealthWe Have Heart: Building Awareness of the Heart Center
Winner

Medium PR Firm of the Year Platinum PR

Winner: Spectrum Spectrum
Honorable Mentions

Medium PR Firm of the Year Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Cone Communications
  • Havas Formula
  • Hotwire
  • Lambert & Co.
  • Matter Communications
  • PAN Communications
  • Peppercomm
  • Praytell
  • Tonic Life Communications
Winner

Multicultural Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Multicultural Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • The Axis AgencyPrimero lo Primero
  • d expósito & PartnersCada paso del camino (Every Step of the Way): An AARP Documentary on Latino Family Caregiving
  • DC Health Benefit Exchange AuthorityDC Health Link: Get the Facts. Get Covered, A Campaign to Cover the District's Uninsured
  • Marina Maher CommunicationsLove Over Bias
  • DeVries GlobalPantene Gold Series All Strong Hair is Beautiful Hair Campaign
  • Covered CaliforniaTargeted Segment Outreach
  • Burrell CommunicationsToyota Green Initiative
  • RepublicaToyota, Juntos Somos Imparables
Winner

On a Shoestring Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

On a Shoestring Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Allied Integrated Marketing2018 Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival PR Campaign
  • Amélie CompanyLockdown Your Car
  • BMLPR & FinlandiaCommemorative Cheeseware in Honor of Finland’s 100th Anniversary
  • PPGCOLORFUL COMMUNITIES
  • The Dialog LabCredibility Through Coverage: Stealth to Exit in Under a Year
  • HP Inc.ENVY ISS Printer
  • BWK New YorkIdeas worth Spreading: Taking the TED Fellows’ Big Ideas Beyond the TED Stage
  • Rogers & CowanKeratin PBO
  • ICRSuper Bowl LII “Philly Market” Stunt by Boston Market
  • Global Wildlife ConservationThe Search for Lost Species
  • PAN CommunicationsTrinity Partners Identifies Similarities Between Most Expensive Novel Drugs
  • Entercom CommunicationsWinning with Audio: Entercom as America's New Media Powerhouse
Winner

Online Press Room/Media Center Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Online Press Room/Media Center Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Alibaba GroupAlizila
  • Cherokee Nation & Cherokee Nation BusinessesAnadisgoi.com
  • Microsoft Stories
  • Wells Fargo
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Podcast Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Podcast Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Microsoft.future
  • Cambia Health SolutionsHealthChangers
  • CropLife AmericaPOPagriculture
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PR Professional of the Year Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

PR Professional of the Year Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • ReebokMichele Barmash
  • Adam Ritchie Brand DirectionAdam Ritchie
  • AflacJon Sullivan
  • Entercom CommunicationsEsther Mireya Tejeda
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PR Team of the Year Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

PR Team of the Year Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • All Suites brands by Hilton
  • Visa GlobalEndeavor
  • EY
  • Kite Hill PR
  • National Association of Manufacturers
  • National Geographic
  • National Retail Federation
  • IBM ResearchQuantum Computing
  • Reebok
  • UN Foundation
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Press Release Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Press Release Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Hager Sharp2017 NAEP Mathematics and Reading Press Release
  • Smithsonian National Museum of American History2018 is Year of the Tractor
  • BBB InvestigatesAll Things Country
  • Hong Kong Tourism Board"Believe it or not, it’s Hong Kong!" HKTB launches Hong Kong’s Great Outdoors Campaign
  • IntelExperience the Moment
  • National GeographicNat Geo WILD's 2017 SharkFest Announcement
Winner

Pro Bono Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • RepublicaRepublica - Broken Crayons
  • Hydrogen AdvertisingCascade Effect
  • Hydrogen AdvertisingLet's Finish the Job
  • DEVENEY Launches Palm Beach: The Essential Guide to America's Legendary Resort Town
Winner

Product Launch Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Sharp CommunicationsBenjamin Moore Launches CENTURY
  • Abbott & GCI HealthBringing the FreeStyle® Libre Revolution to the U.S.: Transforming the Lives of People Living with Diabetes by Liberating Them from the Pain and Hassles of Routine Fingersticks
  • KFC CorporationKFC Georgia Gold Launch
  • Jackson SpaldingLaunching the Blue Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express
  • Lyft Launches Five Star Lager
  • Modernist CuisineBread Book Launch
  • O'Malley Hansen CommunicationsNinja® Intelli-Sense™ Kitchen System Launch
  • California Pizza Kitchen and Coast Public Relations#PoweredByCauliflower
  • GolinThe Launch of MTN DEW ICE
  • T-MobileONE Unlimited 55+
Winner

Product Launch Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Sharp CommunicationsBenjamin Moore Launches CENTURY
  • Abbott & GCI HealthBringing the FreeStyle® Libre Revolution to the U.S.: Transforming the Lives of People Living with Diabetes by Liberating Them from the Pain and Hassles of Routine Fingersticks
  • KFC CorporationKFC Georgia Gold Launch
  • Jackson SpaldingLaunching the Blue Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express
  • Lyft Launches Five Star Lager
  • Modernist CuisineBread Book Launch
  • O'Malley Hansen CommunicationsNinja® Intelli-Sense™ Kitchen System Launch
  • California Pizza Kitchen and Coast Public Relations#PoweredByCauliflower
  • GolinThe Launch of MTN DEW ICE
  • T-MobileONE Unlimited 55+
Winner

Product Launch - B2B Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Product Launch - B2B Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • BLASTmediaCloudPassage Container Secure Launch
  • March CommunicationsFirst Face, Now Voice: March Brings Affectiva’s AI Vision to the Public
  • Parallel WirelessDeploy 2G. Upgrade to 4G.
  • EdelmanMitsubishi Regional Jet: Progress & Commitment
  • IBM ResearchQuantum Computing
Winner

PSA Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

PSA Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • American HumaneArks of Hope
  • Citizen RelationsDuracell Daylight Saving
  • Molina HealthcareHealthcare Answer Event: Woman on the Street
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsPainkillers are easy to get into. Hard to escape.
  • Toyota and Discovery EducationTeenDrive365 In School
Winner

Public Affairs Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • KFC CorporationAntibiotics Commitment
  • IBMBridging America’s Skills Gap with New Collar Jobs
  • RepublicaRepublica - Broken Crayons
  • Impact Public AffairsCADA Campaign on Bill S-2
  • Association of Washington BusinessGrow Here Employer Image Campaign
  • CLS StrategiesMedicare the Pod: CLS Strategies Fights for Type 1 Diabetes Patients
  • KivvitNew Yorkers Against Corruption
  • APCO WorldwideNuclear
  • DEA and Discovery Education:Operation Prevention
Winner

Re-branding/Repositioning Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Airfoil Group and Village GreenReimagining Distinctive Living
  • Miller PRBumble gets into the Bizz - introducing Bumble's networking platform
  • Allstate FoundationHelping Hands Grants
  • HotwireBreaking The Agency Mold
  • RF|Binder and McGraw-Hill EducationRepositioning an Established Brand to Reflect a New Corporate Vision
  • Akrete and SkenderRevolutionizing How the Industry Builds by Integrating Design, Manufacturing and Construction
  • Unilever & EdelmanThe evaus Project
  • EdelmanTRESemmé x Work It
  • Entercom CommunicationsWinning with Audio: Entercom as America's New Media Powerhouse
Winner

Satellite Media Tours Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Satellite Media Tours Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration, IQ Solutions & Subject MatterEvery Try Counts Campaign
  • MultiVu, a Cision CompanyThe Toy Guy
Winner

Small PR Firm of the Year Platinum PR

Co-Winner: JONESWORKS JONESWORKS
Honorable Mentions

Small PR Firm of the Year Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Arketi Group
  • ARPR
  • Beehive Strategic Communication
  • Butin Integrated Communications
  • High10 Media LLC
  • JPA Health Communications
  • MIX Public Relations
  • Sharp Communications
  • Susan Davis International
  • United Collective - ROX United
  • Warschawski
Winner

Small PR Firm of the Year Platinum PR

Co-Winner: Sachs Media Group Sachs Media Group
Honorable Mentions

Small PR Firm of the Year Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Arketi Group
  • ARPR
  • Beehive Strategic Communication
  • Butin Integrated Communications
  • High10 Media LLC
  • JPA Health Communications
  • MIX Public Relations
  • Sharp Communications
  • Susan Davis International
  • United Collective - ROX United
  • Warschawski
Winner

Social Good Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Social Good Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • EdelmanDove and Shonda Rhimes Launch Real Beauty Productions
  • KivvitDSM Change the World
  • BASF US Crop ProtectionEngaging Farm Families to Grow Butterfly Habitat
  • CITGOFueling Good. Rebuilding Lives.
  • AflacTake only memories, leave only duck prints: Aflac launches sustainability campaign
Winner

Social Media Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Social Media Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Rogers & CowanAARP Studios Dinner With Don
  • GolinJetBlue’s No Blackout Non-Eclipse Non-Event
  • VisitPITTSBURGHMighty. Beautiful. Third Word Campaign
  • AT&T With FleishmanHillard#OneWith Camp Mars, AT&T + Thirty Seconds to Mars Social Campaign
  • Otis Elevator Company#reIMAGINEtheGlobe
  • RIDGIDSummer Brews
  • Sony ElectronicsSony Alpha Imaging Collective
  • Novartis with Biosector 2, a Syneos Health companyTelling Metastatic Breast Cancer to "Kiss This!" with #KissThis4MBC
  • Stein IAS & Getty ImagesThe Not So Stock Answer
  • Cisco#WeAreCisco #LoveWhereYouWork #Maythe4th Be With You!
  • Union PacificYour Life is Worth the Wait
Winner

Speech/Series of Speeches Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Speech/Series of Speeches Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • KDaly Communications#Impact by Kristen Daly
  • The Coca-Cola CompanyWriting Our Next Chapter Together
Winner

Speech/Series of Speeches Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Speech/Series of Speeches Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • KDaly Communications#Impact by Kristen Daly
  • The Coca-Cola CompanyWriting Our Next Chapter Together
Winner

Trade Show/Event PR Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Trade Show/Event PR Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • HP Inc.Forces of Fashion
  • HP Inc. Inspires Creativity for Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Reinventors
  • Sharp CommunicationsLaunch of Kips Bay Palm Beach Show House
  • MIX Public RelationsMIS Training Institute’s InfoSec World 2018 Conference and Expo
  • EdelmanMitsubishi Regional Jet: Progress & Commitment
  • Parallel Wireless at Mobile World Congress 2018
  • APCO WorldwideUSA Pavilion at Expo 2017
  • Current PRWillow Frees Nursing Moms with First Wearable Breast Pump
Winner

Twitter Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mention

Twitter Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mention
  • Dallas Fort Worth International Airport#DFWBracket Challenge
Winner

Video Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Video Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology8 Steps to Protect Your Sight from Contact Lens Infections
  • King MediaAGC of Michigan Recruitment Campaign
  • CEMEX USABuilding a Better Future in 2018
  • MicrosoftExplanimators
  • Kovert CreativeFight Dirty
  • Smithsonian National Museum of American HistoryHispanic Advertising and Broadcasting in Spotlight for Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Kovert Creative"Howler Soccer Ball Phone"
  • Planet FitnessLove at First Lift: A Dream Wedding
  • Marina Maher CommunicationsMerck Redefines Medicine as Invention
  • Lippe TaylorMonaLisa Touch Gives Postmenopausal Women a “Voice” in “Real Patients Anthem” Campaign Featuring Original Song
  • The Orange Catholic FoundationThank You
  • RBC Wealth ManagementEveryone’s Path is Different, But They Can All Lead to RBC
Winner

Visual Storytelling Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions

Visual Storytelling Campaign Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • GolinCTCA: Passion to Care
  • IBMThe Curiosity Shop
  • Swimsuits For All
  • SAP North AmericaThe Office Video Series
  • Makovsky Integrated CommunicationsVericool Cartoon Campaign
  • DeVries GlobalZippo Flame Art
Winner

Website Marketing Platinum PR

Honorable Mention

Website Marketing Platinum PR

Honorable Mention
  • McCabe Message PartnersSafeNeedleDisposal.org
Winner

Word of Mouth Marketing Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Intermark GroupAmerica’s Original Mardi Gras – Alabama Tourism Department
  • Tourism AustraliaDundee Tourism Campaign
  • Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin#SXSWisconsin: The World's Longest Cheeseboard...from Wisconsin, of course!
Winner

WOW! Award Platinum PR

Honorable Mentions
  • Covered California"Covered in Art" Open Enrollment Bus Tour
  • Rogers & Cowan and VerizonDear Basketball
  • Global Wildlife ConservationFinding a Match for Romeo, the World’s Loneliest Frog
  • MastercardGirls4Tech
  • HP Inc.ENVY ISS Printer
  • HP Inc. Inspires Creativity for Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Reinventors
  • Lyft Launches Five Star Lager
  • KFC CorporationZinger PR Campaign
Winner

Agency Elite Winners

Agency "Awe" Professional Award Agency "Awe" Professional Award

Honorable Mentions

Agency "Awe" Professional Award Agency "Awe" Professional Award

Honorable Mentions
  • VestedBinna Kim
  • Zeno GroupKriselle Laran
  • SpectrumChristopher Rizzo
Winner

Agency Team of the Year Award Agency Team of the Year Award

Honorable Mentions

Agency Team of the Year Award Agency Team of the Year Award

Honorable Mentions
  • Gilbert Digital
  • iMiller Public Relations
  • Press Kitchen
  • Sage Communications
Winner

Best Training/Education Program PR Agency Internal and Promotional Categories

Honorable Mentions

Best Training/Education Program PR Agency Internal and Promotional Categories

Honorable Mentions
  • SHIFT CommunicationsMarketing Tech Immersion Program Helps PR Teams Embrace Data-Driven Communications
  • WE CommunicationsThe Power of Informal Learning in a Billable Environment
Winner

Branding Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Branding Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • MWWPRBuilding Fan Frenzy with a Magical Shopkins
  • JPA Health CommunicationsAMIA: Discovering health insights. Accelerating healthcare transformation
  • RF|Binder and McGraw-Hill EducationRepositioning an Established Brand to Reflect a New Corporate Vision
Winner

Business to Business Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Business to Business Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • 5w Public RelationsBeyond Ad Trade: Elevating The Trade Desk As a Key Player in the Media and Tech Ecosystem
  • Brownstein GroupCreating a Sustainable Brand
  • Racepoint GlobalImagine the Future, Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE® Forum
  • Arketi GroupMobile Labs’ New Website Drives Lead Generation Growth
Winner

Cause/CSR Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Cause/CSR Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • MWWPRMen’s Wearhouse Collects 320,000 Donations to Suit Up Americans for Success
  • Weber ShandwickM&M'S Red Nose Day 2017
Winner

Community Relations Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Community Relations Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • DDC Public AffairsDestination North Texas
  • PRLinks CommunicationsLiberty WiFi Tour
  • Chandler Chicco Agency, a Syneos Health CompanyOur Way Forward
Winner

Consumer Marketing Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Consumer Marketing Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • MWWPRAtkins Nutritionals: Exposing The Hidden Sugar Effect
  • MWWPRIncrease Awareness of a Destination That Has More to Offer Than Meets the Eye
  • O'Malley Hansen CommunicationsNinja® Intelli-Sense™ Kitchen System Launch
  • Pac/West Communications and Oregon Department of Fish and WildlifeTake a Friend Hunting
  • H+M CommunicationsWith Zumba Fitness to Captivate Trendsetting Hispanic Females, Despicable Me 3 Dances to the Top of the Global Box Office
Winner

Content Marketing Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • Arketi GroupContent Marketing Drives 8x ROI for Snapfulfil
  • Rockefeller & Co. and VestedRockefeller Insights
Winner

Digital/Social Media Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Digital/Social Media Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • DDC Public AffairsDestination North Texas
  • LA County Department of Public Health - Division of HIV & STD/ EntercomGetPrEPLA
  • C-4 AnalyticsMobile Canvas Ads Gaining More Views
  • Taylor StrategyTed Danson + Smirnoff Made in America Day
  • NJI MediaU. S. Steel Digital Redesign
  • Spectrum & AbbVieWhat’s Your Sore Spot? Sparking a Global Movement to Bring Hidradenitis Suppurativa Out of the Shadows of Shame and Confusion
  • DEVENEYWindsor Court Social Media Snapchat Campaign
  • H+M CommunicationsWith Zumba Fitness to Captivate Trendsetting Hispanic Females, Despicable Me 3 Dances to the Top of the Global Box Office
Winner

Digital/Social Media Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Digital/Social Media Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • DDC Public AffairsDestination North Texas
  • LA County Department of Public Health - Division of HIV & STD/ EntercomGetPrEPLA
  • C-4 AnalyticsMobile Canvas Ads Gaining More Views
  • Taylor StrategyTed Danson + Smirnoff Made in America Day
  • NJI MediaU. S. Steel Digital Redesign
  • Spectrum & AbbVieWhat’s Your Sore Spot? Sparking a Global Movement to Bring Hidradenitis Suppurativa Out of the Shadows of Shame and Confusion
  • DEVENEYWindsor Court Social Media Snapchat Campaign
  • H+M CommunicationsWith Zumba Fitness to Captivate Trendsetting Hispanic Females, Despicable Me 3 Dances to the Top of the Global Box Office
Winner

Financial Communications Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mention

Financial Communications Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mention
  • EMReopening Russian companies and capital market to the world
Winner

Integrated Communications Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • King MediaAGC Recruitment Campaign
  • Burson-MarstellerBank of America Uncovers Travel Aspirations
  • Stanton Communications, Inc. and the American Statistical AssociationMaking Stats Sexy: Building a Pipeline of Statisticians for the Future
  • Paragon Public Relations LLCOpenDoor Trading Launches First Woman-Owned Bond Trading Platform
  • Bhava CommunicationsPagerDuty: Mining Minds Reveals the Chasm Between Consumer Expectations and Digital Experiences
  • REQCSRA 'Think Next. Now.' Branding & Activation
Winner

Marketing Communications Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Marketing Communications Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • The Moak GroupChina Eastern Airlines: North America Media Takeover 2017-2018
  • MassRobotics and MowerCreating the Hub of Robotics
  • H+M CommunicationsWith Zumba Fitness to Captivate Trendsetting Hispanic Females, Despicable Me 3 Dances to the Top of the Global Box Office
Winner

Marketing to Women Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Marketing to Women Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • Pac/West Communications and Oregon Department of Fish and WildlifeTake a Friend Hunting
  • H+M CommunicationsWith Zumba Fitness to Captivate Trendsetting Hispanic Females, Despicable Me 3 Dances to the Top of the Global Box Office
  • Brownstein GroupWonder Ball: Bringing Back A Little Wonder to Millennial Moms and Their Kids
Winner

Media Relations Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Media Relations Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • Burson-Marsteller2018 Bank of America Better Money Habits Millennial Report
  • MIX Public RelationsA Hands-On Security Approach: Malwarebytes 2017 Campaign Analysis
  • Diffusion PRCanary takes CES by Storm with New Product & Features
  • FleishmanHillardFleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
  • GdB PitchLife in Full Bloom
  • EGAMI GROUP - P&G + MBIB “THE TALK”Creating a National Movement to End Racial Bias
  • Berk CommunicationsRelaunching Frank Zaccanelli
  • Taylor StrategyTed Danson + Smirnoff Made in America Day
Winner

Multicultural Marketing Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Multicultural Marketing Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • d expósito & PartnersCada paso del camino (Every Step of the Way): An AARP Documentary on Latino Family Caregiving
  • BodenMcDonald’s $1 $2 $3 Dollar Menu Launch - “¡Síganme los Buenos!”
  • EGAMI GROUP - P&G + MBIB “THE TALK”Creating a National Movement to End Racial Bias
  • H+M CommunicationsWith Zumba Fitness to Captivate Trendsetting Hispanic Females, Despicable Me 3 Dances to the Top of the Global Box Office
Winner

Nonprofit/Association Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Nonprofit/Association Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • MIX Public RelationsACM Turing Award
  • JPA Health CommunicationsHealthcare Ready: Addressing Patients’ Health During Natural Disasters
  • Heron AgencyAmerican Writers Museum
  • Hope-Beckham Inc.Bill Foege Global Health Awards
  • TogoRunPure Earth Highlights Global Impact of Pollution to Public Health Problem and Economics
  • Berk CommunicationsRecreating a Defunct Campaign During a Neighborhood Rebranding Effort
  • MWWPRSan Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus’ Lavender Pen Tour
Winner

Product Launch Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Product Launch Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • Abbott & GCI HealthBringing the FreeStyle® Libre Revolution to the U.S.: Transforming the Lives of People Living with Diabetes by Liberating Them from the Pain and Hassles of Routine Fingersticks
  • 10Fold CommunicationsCreating Awareness Around the New Category of Network Verification for Veriflow
  • Diffusion PRElectron Wheel #RidestoCES with the Google Assistant to launch the Gen2 Wheel
  • VestedHomeFundMe by CMG Financial
  • Racepoint GlobalHuawei Mate 10 Series Launch
  • Weber ShandwickM&M'S Caramel
  • BMLPR & Villa Italian KitchenPumpkin Spice Pizza
  • 5w Public RelationsRevolutionizing the Culinary Standard With All-Clad Prep & Cook Launch
Winner

Promotion of Firm PR Agency Internal and Promotional Categories

Winner: Ruder Finn Ruder Finn
Honorable Mentions

Promotion of Firm PR Agency Internal and Promotional Categories

Honorable Mentions
  • DEVENEYEmail Marketing Campaign 2017
  • BosparPractice what we preach
Winner

Public Affairs Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Public Affairs Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • Davies
  • DDC Public AffairsDestination North Texas
  • StiffPension for Life for Veterans Affairs Canada
Winner

Public Affairs Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Public Affairs Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • Davies
  • DDC Public AffairsDestination North Texas
  • StiffPension for Life for Veterans Affairs Canada
Winner

Publicity Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Publicity Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • Hope-Beckham Inc.2017 Rotary International Convention in Atlanta
  • Berk CommunicationsEstablishing a Celebrity-Driven Entertainment Brand: D'USSÉ
  • BMLPR & Highland TitlesGifting of Souvenir Plots to Scotland, CT
  • DaviesOne 805: Kicking Ash
  • BMLPR & Villa Italian KitchenPizza-Kini
Winner

Thought Leadership Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions

Thought Leadership Client Campaigns by Practice Area

Honorable Mentions
  • MIX Public RelationsCisco Connected Car/Transportation BIG IDEAS
  • ENGIEThe Energy Revolution
  • Arketi GroupNCR Silver executive
Winner

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