Platinum PR Awards

COMMUNICATIONS Excellence is Crowned Here

Platinum PR Awards

Awards Gala
October 12 | 6:30 - 10:30pm (ET)
Cipriani 42nd Street, NYC

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2022 Finalists Announced!

For over two decades, the Platinum Awards have been hailed as the most coveted and competitive award in the communications space. The winners of this world-renowned recognition represent the best of the best—those that have reached the pinnacle of both innovation and industry knowledge.


We invite you to join us on October 12 in NYC for an awards gala celebrating the finalists that have embodied these principles. Find out who takes home top honors in over 60 categories including Agency of the Year, Branding Campaign, Cause-Related Marketing, CEO of the Year, Crisis Management Campaign, Virtual Event and more. Congratulations to all those who made the Platinum Awards shortlist!

Special Recognition Awards

PLATINUM AWARDS FINALISTS

People/Teams Awards

Agency of the Year: Boutique

  • A&O PR
  • Jessie Cohen PR & Consulting
  • Violet PR

Agency of the Year: Large

  • Fahlgren Mortine
  • PAN Communications
  • Red Havas
  • Ruder Finn
  • Wachsman

Agency of the Year: Medium

  • Factory PR
  • Flowers Communications Group
  • M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment North America
  • Sachs Media Inc
  • Sherlock Communications
  • The Hatcher Group
  • The MRKT
  • Vested

Agency of the Year: Small

  • Bospar
  • BRG Communications
  • John Guilfoil Public Relations
  • Just Drive Media
  • The Levinson Group
  • Technica Communications
  • Tier One Partners
  • Tony Fay Public Relations

CEO of the Year

  • Kathy BloomgardenRuder Finn
  • Thomas F. CoyneCoyne PR
  • Neil MortineFahlgren Mortine
  • Philip A. Nardone, Jr.PAN Communications
  • Alex SlaterClyde Group
  • James WrightRed Havas

Marketing Team of the Year

  • Cox Communications
  • DHL Supply Chain
  • Kimmel Cultural Campus
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network

Measurement Expert of the Year

  • Nikki ChellaswamiMemo
  • Jenna ClarkGoogle
  • Ashley McMurrayDittoe Public Relations

Media Relations Professional of the Year

  • Lina Rincón ArgüelloLatam Intersect PR
  • Maria Amélia CostaSherlock Communications
  • Willa HahnARPR
  • Grace VintonAmendola Communications
  • Ruja ZagorskaSiteMedia Ltd.

PR Professional of the Year: Agency

  • Angela HoagueThe Levinson Group
  • Dini von MuefflingDini von Mueffling Communications
  • Ayelet NoffSlicedBrand
  • Lisa PasquinCraft Public Relations
  • Jee Nah Chang WalkerKaplow

PR Professional of the Year: In-House

  • Jessica DensonConnected Nation
  • Tommaso Di GiovanniPhilip Morris International (PMI)
  • Candace JacobsonIHOP
  • Debra MoffittCSL
  • Amity PayeColor Of Change
  • Cameron PottsDeluxe

PR Team Leader of the Year

  • Lubomir AlamanovSiteMedia Ltd.
  • Tracy BradyCuraleaf
  • Anthony FarinaCSL
  • Jee Nah Chang WalkerKaplow
  • Ruja ZagorskaSiteMedia Ltd.

PR Team of the Year

  • T-Mobile
  • Travel + Leisure Co.
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Sotheby's International Realty
  • CSL

Communications & Campaigns Awards

24-Hour Campaign

  • Amazon ScienceCelebrates Pi Day
  • Global Fund for Women#BlackWomenGive: Celebrating Black Generosity and Flipping Stereotypes on their Head
  • HUNTERSTōK Brings ‘Awake & Bake’ to 4/20 and National Cold Brew Coffee Day
  • Sharp ThinkOurWay Campaign
  • The Hoffman AgencyGlobal Humanitarian Crisis Hits Close to Home for onsemi CEO

Anniversary

  • fortyseven communicationsSonic Central
  • IdentityMotown Museum Celebrates 50 Years of "What's Going On"
  • National Museum of American HistoryMarking the First Anniversary of the COVID-19 Pandemic at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
  • SAP SuccessFactors20 Years of Innovation in the Cloud
  • Subject Matter9/11 Memorial & Museum - 20th Anniversary
  • The Knot Worldwide25th Anniversary

Branding

  • Canadian Tire Corporation Ltd.Christmas Trail
  • Cox CommunicationsThe Hug Project
  • Cox CommunicationsProject Convey
  • Hanna Lee CommunicationsCelebrating Allegory, a Speakeasy Bar Combining Art, Literature, Social Justice, Craft Cocktails and Hospitality and Uplifting the Drinks Scene in the Nation’s Capital, Washington, D.C.
  • SiteMedia Ltd.Nivea #daretowowandcare

Campaign of the Year > Ecommerce

  • 5WPRCarparts.com
  • BosparBio Bidet
  • EyebuydirectPride for All - 2021 Eyewear Collection
  • Little Voice PRCloud Paper - Flush Campaign

Campaign of the Year > Education

  • Argonne National LaboratoryEcoCAR EV Challenge University Recruitment Campaign
  • ECMC GroupHelps Teens Question The Quo in Education
  • IW Group, IncMcDonald's APA Next
  • SiteMedia Ltd.INSAIT, Transforming the world through science
  • Uniomedia Zrt.Telekom Digitalise Your Class!

Campaign of the Year > Finance/Fintech

  • BlackLineGeneration Future Finance
  • BosparNeon
  • HotwireDelivers Successful, White-Glove Service Listing Day to Forge Global
  • Latam Intersect PRA Partnership for New Tangibles
  • PJ Lhuillier, Inc.Financial Inclusion and Social Responsibility: How Cebuana Lhuillier’s Iponaryo program bridges the gap among unbanked Filipinos
  • Red Lorry Yellow Lorry Communications ltdBlockchain security company CertiK grows SOV to 50% amongst competitors

Campaign of the Year > Healthcare

  • American College of Preventive Medicine with BRG CommunicationsWe Are Vaccine Confident
  • APCO WorldwidePfizer: Patients in Focus
  • Cedars-SinaiDoses of Hope: Sharing Vaccine Information with Los Angeles’s Minority Communities
  • Children’s Hospital ColoradoYouth Mental Health State of Emergency: “Their Tanks are Empty”
  • Ruder FinnThe Quest for Sleep
  • Schmidt Public AffairsOphthalmologists Fight Back

Campaign of the Year > Other

  • 5WPRIt's a 10 Haircare
  • Cox CommunicationsDrawn Closer
  • EvansHardy+YoungFrites by Idaho
  • FleishmanHillardQuaker Invites Fans to “Pregrain” Ahead of the Big Game
  • Philip Morris InternationalLeveraging a Change in Leadership to Achieve a Better Future, Faster
  • WeedmapsHijacking the Super Bowl Ad Conversation to Battle Cannabis Censorship

Campaign of the Year > Sports

  • ESPNNHL Returns to The Walt Disney Company's Networks
  • KETCHUMFrito-Lay North America: Cracker Jill
  • NagaWorld LimitedA Formidable Nation Building Tool

Campaign of the Year > Travel/Hospitality/Tourism

  • Hanna Lee CommunicationsCreating the Biggest Buzz in Cocktail Book History: Promoting “The Japanese Art of the Cocktail”
  • HiltonThe Changed Traveler: Hilton Explores Emerging Travel Trends Two Years Into the Pandemic
  • HiltonTo New Memories
  • Pinkston#MakeMyMove to Greensburg
  • Priceline & M BoothAmerican Forces Travel Veterans Expansion
  • Travel + Leisure Co.Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas Holiday Suites by Club Wyndham
  • American Medical AssociationAdvancing Equity in Medicine
  • Cox CommunicationsProject Convey
  • Jackson Spalding#ListentoGwinnettMoms
  • Lounge Group"Old Dogs, New Tricks" interactive video series
  • M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment North AmericaAdidas: Choose to Give Back
  • National Parks Conservation AssociationNature Valley Partnership Next Generation Impact Initiatives
  • PeppercommDole Malnutrition Labels

Community Engagement

  • Cox CommunicationsDrawn Closer
  • IW Group, IncMcDonald's APA Next
  • M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment North AmericaAdidas: Choose to Give Back
  • Mixte Communications, IncEffective Messaging Strategies for Housing as a Solution to Homelessness
  • NBCUniversal Telemundo EnterprisesPlanifica Tu Vacuna
  • United Way of Tarrant CountyBRAVE/R Together

Community Relations

  • Citizen RelationsDriving Awareness with the NFL Draft: Rookies Inspire Next Gen Mentorship
  • Consumer ReportsFighting for Fairer and Safer Access to Water
  • DeVries GlobalIHOP Milkshake Monday
  • UScellular2021 Black History Month Art Contest
  • Violet PRRevitalizing Newark Symphony Hall
  • WMATARockville Canopy Replacement Project

Content Marketing

  • Amazon ScienceCelebrates Pi Day
  • Cicero & Bernay Communication ConsultancyOPPO Reno 6 Series 5G Launch
  • Cox CommunicationsThe Hug Project
  • Flowers Communications GroupVax*CHI*Nation
  • MowerBeyond Connected in Westchester
  • Strategic Public Relations GroupColours by Europe

Crisis Management

  • Airlines for America5G Interference Won’t Fly
  • IdentityGuiding the Oakland County Prosecutor's Office During the Oxford High School Shooting Crisis Response
  • John Guilfoil Public RelationsWinthrop Police Respond to Mass Shooting and Hate Crime, Work to Support Community in Aftermath
  • Playbook MGKristin Evans Speaks Out
  • Syngenta“Talks with Dr. Merrell”
  • Syngenta"Inside the Syngenta War Room"

Employee Event

  • John HancockProject Moon Shot
  • Lockheed MartinEvening of Excellence Awards
  • MastercardFirst Town Hall of 2022 for LAC
  • Mizuho AmericasSeptember 11th Commemoration: 20 Years of Healing
  • SAPTaking a Collective Breath
  • SiteMedia Ltd.Heineken, Empowering the employees with MyHR

Employee Relations

  • Canadian TireCorporation Employee Share-Out
  • Entergy MississippiGame On!
  • GameTime2022 Virtual Sales Training Sessions
  • Nissan#INsidersNSAM: ambassadors in-out
  • ProvidenceMy Mental Health Matters
  • SiteMedia Ltd.Heineken, Empowering the employees with MyHR

Event PR/Marketing

  • Lounge GroupMVM Future Talks
  • M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment North AmericaAdidas: Choose to Give Back
  • SiteMedia Ltd.INSAIT, Transforming the world through science
  • SpotlightThe official football pizza from Coca-Cola in Sweden
  • Stanton CommunicationsLive! Casino & Hotel Maryland Sportsbook Launch
  • Tier One Partners#TotALLY Covered: Driving Awareness for Ally's New Brand Message

External Publication

  • Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc.2021 Edition of AMCA inmotion Magazine
  • California High-Speed Rail AuthoritySmall Business Newsletter
  • Express Scripts PharmacyThe Prescription of Trust Report on behalf of Coyne PR
  • Mars Petcare2021 Annual Report
  • TCS Education SystemINSIGHT Magazine
  • TriWest Healthcare AllianceHealthyHomefront.com: Connecting Communities to Wellness

Global PR Campaign

  • Hanna Lee CommunicationsA First-Ever Celebration of Bar Excellence Across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean: Promoting the Inaugural North America’s 50 Best Bars
  • KARV CommunicationsAmplifying the Ukrainian Narrative Amidst a Geopolitical and Humanitarian Crisis
  • Philip Morris InternationalLeveraging a Change in Leadership to Achieve a Better Future, Faster
  • ProofpointChasing Crises: Warning People Against The Toughest Cybercriminals At Times Of Global Uncertainty
  • Red FlagCall Russia
  • Sherlock CommunicationsZayed Sustainability Prize - Bringing awareness to important social projects in Latam

Government and Regulator Relations

  • Citizens Commission on Human Rights of FloridaMental Health Human Rights - Parent & Child Rights Campaign
  • NJI MediaIntuit: TurboTax Canada Campaign
  • Schmidt Public AffairsOphthalmologists Fight Back

Integrated Communications, Marketing & PR

  • AflacInfluencing Change with #AflacSickleCellSense
  • Cicero & Bernay Communication ConsultancyOPPO Reno 6 Series 5G Launch
  • JPA HealthCertified PArtners: Showcasing the Value of PAs
  • The Abbi AgencyNevada Health Link Open Enrollment Campaign
  • Weber ShandwickJameson SPTO
  • WeedmapsHijacking the Super Bowl Ad Conversation to Battle Cannabis Censorship

Internal Publication

  • Bandwidth Inc.Bandwidth Beat
  • MaximusGo-Live Announcements
  • PJ Lhuillier, Inc.Ka-Cebuana COVID-19 HealthWatch: A Helpful and Timely Guide for Employees in the Time of Pandemic
  • Retail Business ServicesThe Daily Dish
  • TCS Education SystemCommunity Framework
  • The Hoyt OrganizationRe-Instating Investor Trust in Client Leadership

Investor Relations

  • Solebury Strategic CommunicationsTranslating complex equity stories into compelling narratives that resonate with media and investors
  • Strategic Public Relations GroupA Successful IPO with a Distinctive Tam Jai Taste

Marketing Communications

  • Aflac2021-2022 Aflac WorkForces Report
  • Cicero & Bernay Communication ConsultancyInfiniti QX55 Launch
  • Hanna Lee CommunicationsCelebrating Allegory, a Speakeasy Bar Combining Art, Literature, Social Justice, Craft Cocktails and Hospitality and Uplifting the Drinks Scene in the Nation’s Capital, Washington, D.C.
  • Hanna Lee CommunicationsNo, It's Knoxville, Not Nashville! Brother Wolf, From Unknown Negroni Bar in a Little Known City to Earning a Spot on Esquire’s Best Bars in America 2022 List
  • Jackson State UniversityNails The Retool Your School Campaign
  • Red Thread PR by Brownstein GroupGrowing TruGreen's Awareness & Sales via PR
  • YKK CorporationDigital Showroom

Media Event

  • Abel McCallister AbelAnnouncing New Tech Partnerships for AT&T 5G
  • DeluxeTechnology Center Grand Opening Event
  • Hanna Lee CommunicationsA First-Ever Celebration of Bar Excellence Across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean: Promoting the Inaugural North America’s 50 Best Bars
  • Harman IndustriesJBL X 100 Thieves Limited Edition Headset Drop
  • Latam Intersect PRTIE-LESS BANKING
  • The Hoyt OrganizationSi, Se Puede: CHOC Media Event for Placita Delores Huerta

Media Relations: Agency

  • ANDER & COFisher Island
  • BosparUnisteller
  • BosparNeon
  • EvansHardy+YoungFrites by Idaho
  • Hanna Lee CommunicationsNo, It's Knoxville, Not Nashville! Brother Wolf, From Unknown Negroni Bar in a Little Known City to Earning a Spot on Esquire’s Best Bars in America 2022 List
  • SlicedBrandWasteless

Media Relations: Corporation

  • ConduentPandemic EBT (P-EBT) Program
  • Oracle2021 AI@Work Campaign
  • SpotlightThe Thought Leader in Premium Homes in Stockholm
  • The Home DepotOrganizing Cross-Functional PR Campaign to Fight Organized Retail Crime
  • The Home Depot with MSL and Hartmann StudiosHow to Sleigh the Holidays: The Home Depot Halloween & Holiday Program 2021

Media Relations: Nonprofit

  • Activision/Call of Duty Endowment#CODEMedicalHeroes
  • GENYOUthSuper Bowl LVI Taste of the NFL: A Campaign To End Student Hunger
  • Kimball Hughes PRThe MOG Project Media Relations Campaign
  • Outside LabsSparking National Attention to Help MuralNet Close Tribal Digital Divide
  • Susan Davis InternationalElizabeth Dole Foundation Hidden Helpers Launch
  • Violet PRRevitalizing Newark Symphony Hall

Multicultural Campaign

  • AflacThe #AflacSickleCellSense Campaign Ends Sickle Cell Silence
  • BODEN AgencyPepsiCo Juntos Crecemos (Together We Grow)
  • Flowers Communications Group"Celebration of Color, Culture & Flavor"
  • HUNTERBAND-AID® Brand Launches Ourtone Line of Inclusive Bandages
  • IW Group, IncMcDonald's Hall of Zodiacs
  • The MRKTENCANTO

On a Shoestring Campaign

  • Endicott CollegeCommencement Surprise
  • GhidottiCatholic High School Giving Tuesday
  • Gillian Small Public RelationsTWIX® Shakers Seasoning Blend Launches with Viral Chicken Wings Recipe
  • Lightspeed PR/MUlta-Lit
  • Mighty PRLeveraging Funding News to Announce a Leader’s Return
  • National Museum of American HistoryMarking the First Anniversary of the COVID-19 Pandemic at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

Online Press Room/Media Center

  • Hanna Lee CommunicationsCreating the Biggest Buzz in Cocktail Book History: Promoting “The Japanese Art of the Cocktail”
  • SiteMedia Ltd.INSAIT, Transforming the world through science
  • WPP/The PharmWalgreens Newsroom Redesign

Platinum "Best-In-Show" Award

  • Children’s Hospital ColoradoYouth Mental Health State of Emergency: “Their Tanks are Empty”
  • Cox CommunicationsDrawn Closer
  • Cox CommunicationsProject Convey
  • KARV CommunicationsAmplifying the Ukrainian Narrative Amidst a Geopolitical and Humanitarian Crisis
  • King MediaWe Get Vets
  • Weber ShandwickAbsolut.Land by Absolut

Product Launch, B2B

  • Capital One BusinessSpark Cash Plus Card Launch
  • Ethos GivingEthos Tracking
  • EvolveMKDEndo’s QWO: Launching the First and Only FDA-Approved Injectable for Cellulite
  • The Sway EffectRising to the Occasion: BD Evolves Its Communications Approach and Launches Proactive PR Campaign Amid COVID

Product Launch, Consumer

  • BosparUnisteller
  • BosparBio Bidet
  • Cascade - Story AgencyNoopl: Helping Millions Hear Clearly in Loud Environments
  • DiffusionHoney, I’m Home: Maximizing Burrow’s Revenue Through Targeted Media Strategy
  • HUNTERPEBBLES® Slam Dunks National Cereal Day With Nike Collaboration
  • KaplowThe Ultimate Thirst Trap: Stanley’s Adventure Quencher Turns #Hydration Into Quarantine’s Hottest Lifestyle Trend with Kaplow Communications

Public Affairs

  • Capital One & Delaware State University Partnership
  • Healthcare Distribution AllianceHealth Delivered
  • KARV CommunicationsAmplifying the Ukrainian Narrative Amidst a Geopolitical and Humanitarian Crisis
  • Mixte Communications, IncEffective Messaging Strategies for Housing as a Solution to Homelessness
  • Red FlagCall Russia
  • The Home DepotOrganizing Cross-Functional PR Campaign to Fight Organized Retail Crime

Re-Branding/Re-Positioning

  • BosparNeon
  • Franklin ElectricLittle Giant Brand Lift Campaign
  • French West VaughanRelaunching Wolfspeed: The Leader of the Pack in Silicon Carbide Technology
  • Jackson SpaldingMaxwell Leadership: From Founder to Foundation
  • KETCHUMFrito-Lay North America: Cracker Jill
  • The Sway EffectThe Reinvention of Signet Jewelers: How the Brand is Establishing New Industry Standards From Wall Street to Main Street

Use of Data and Measurement

  • ADPLeveraging Data-Driven Pitches to Increase Share of Voice
  • Aflac2021-2022 Aflac WorkForces Report
  • Coldwell Banker Real EstateFall Consumer Sentiment Survey 2021
  • ECMC GroupHelps Teens Question The Quo in Education
  • King MediaMichigan Secure
  • USPSMapping Social Media Increases Happiness

Virtual Event

  • Dynamic Integrated Services"VA Privacy in Action” Speakers Series 2021-2022
  • GameTime2022 Virtual Sales Training Sessions
  • IW Group, IncMcDonald's Hall of Zodiacs
  • M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment North AmericaReebok Basketball: Courting Greatness
  • Megaworld Foundation, Inc.Meg Ber-Kadahan Learning Sessions
  • The Home Depot with MSL and Hartmann StudiosSkeleTON of Fun: Halloween and Holiday Virtual Media Showcase 2021 by The Home Depot

Visual Storytelling Campaign

  • Bacardi-MartiniBelonging at Bacardi
  • Dini von Mueffling CommunicationsTransmissions from the Future
  • Dini von Mueffling CommunicationsTeenage Dream
  • Harman IndustriesJBL The Freak Edition – JBL X Giannis Collab
  • M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment North AmericaThe Coca-Cola Company: Creating a World Without Waste (with Recycled Plastic Bill Nye)
  • Ruder FinnThe Quest for Sleep

The Gala

When:
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
6:00 - 10:00pm (ET)

Where:
Cipriani 42nd Street
110 E 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017

This sophisticated event venue is located in the heart of Manhattan in New York City.

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