We are thrilled to reveal the 2019 Northern Ireland PRide Awards shortlist, split by award category.

Corporate and Business Communications Campaign

  • Jago
    OFTEC: Leading Voice in the Energy Sector
  • JComms
    CDE steals show at world’s biggest trade event
  • Lanyon and Belfast City Council
    Belfast at MIPIM
  • Massive PR
    Launching Sheeran by Lowden – Born to Play
  • Translink
    Glider Launch – Energising Belfast

Consumer Relations Campaign

  • Aiken
    Electric Ireland Game Changers
  • Birdsong Communications and 1 Vision PR
    Milesian Manor – Exceptional Standards, Exceptional Results
  • JComms
    Get all the right signals with Ulster Bank
  • LK Communications
    Lidl – Big on Quality, Big on Community
  • Rumour Mill Creative Communications
    Six by Nico sets sail for Belfast
  • Translink
    Glider Launch – Energising Belfast

Public Sector Campaign

  • Jago and Tourism NI
    We’ve Come A Long Way
  • Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
    MEAdventures
  • Translink
    Glider Launch – Energising Belfast
  • Ulster University
    Genetic Links to Anxiety and Depression (GLAD) Study

Not-for-Profit Campaign

  • Jago
    Driving Energy Efficiency in Ireland
  • Mackle Communications and Voice of Young People in Care (VOYPIC)
    Delivering The Greatest Care Day
  • Navigator Blue
    Clean Coasts Week 2019
  • Q Radiothon
    Together We Can
  • Smarts Communicate
    Thrive – ‘We Can’

Healthcare Campaign

  • Health and Social Care Board
    Adoption Changes Lives
  • Southern Health & Social Care Trust
    Domiciliary Care Worker Recruitment Campaign
  • Ulster University
    Genetic Links to Anxiety and Depression (GLAD) Study

Integrated Campaign

  • ASG & Partners
    Go For It Programme
  • Jago and Tourism NI
    We’ve Come A Long Way
  • LK Communications
    Armagh Food & Cider Festival 2018
  • RNN Communications
    A ‘Gala’ Sponsorship in a very Special Year
  • Smarts Communicate
    Harp Lager: Smart New Look, Same Class Taste
  • Translink
    Glider Launch – Energising Belfast

Low Budget Campaign

  • ASG & Partners and Marks & Spencer
    M&S Craigavon Store – Official Opening
  • Health and Social Care Board and Public Health Agency
    Stay Well This Winter
  • Jago
    The Transformation of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
  • Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
    MEAdventures
  • Navigator Blue
    Clean Coasts Week 2019
  • Rumour Mill Creative Communications
    Six by Nico sets sail for Belfast

Arts, Culture or Sport Campaign

  • Jago and Tourism NI
    European Year of Cultural Heritage
  • Jago and Tourism NI
    The Epic Journey to The 148th Open
  • JComms and National Museums NI
    Tim Peake’s Spacecraft
  • Navigator Blue and SONI
    Real Rugby Heroes
  • Rising PR
    Song and Dance
  • Smarts Communicate
    Bank Of Ireland – Tap Into Culture

Travel, Leisure or Tourism Campaign

  • Harriott Communications and Montalto Estate
    #ExploreMontalto – A new visitor attraction for N.I.
  • Jago and Tourism NI
    We’ve Come A Long Way
  • JComms
    Dippy at the Ulster Museum
  • LK Communications
    Armagh Food & Cider Festival 2018
  • LK Communications
    Galgorm – A Suite of Success
  • Rumour Mill Creative Communications
    #ChooChoose Whitehead Railway Museum

Regional Campaign of the Year

  • ASG & Partners and Marks & Spencer
    M&S Craigavon Store – Official Opening
  • Birdsong Communications and 1 Vision PR
    Milesian Manor – Exceptional Standards, Exceptional Results
  • LK Communications
    Lidl – Big on Quality, Big on Community
  • RNN Communications
    A ‘Gala’ Sponsorship in a very Special Year
  • Smarts Communicate
    Bank Of Ireland – Tap Into Culture
  • Translink
    Glider Launch – Energising Belfast

Best Use of Media Relations

  • Birdsong Communications and 1 Vision PR
    Milesian Manor – Exceptional Standards, Exceptional Results
  • Fiona Brown Communications
    The Grand Central Hotel: From Great to Grand
  • Jago and Tourism NI
    We’ve Come A Long Way
  • JComms
    Howard switches to Ulster Bank
  • LK Communications
    Armagh Food & Cider Festival 2018
  • Smarts Communicate
    A new microbrewery for Grimbergen Abbey

Best Use of Social Media

  • Aiken
    National Trust North Coast Social Media
  • Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
    #iRecycleRight campaign
  • Jago and Tourism NI
    We’ve Come A Long Way
  • JComms
    Making Mortgages Manageable with Ulster Bank
  • Mackle Communications and Mackle Petfoods
    Naturally Beautiful – Naturo engages Tourism Northern Ireland
  • Navigator Blue
    Cookstown Soccer Special

Best Use of Content

  • Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
    #iRecycleRight campaign
  • Jago and Tourism NI
    Creative Content with Impact
  • JComms
    Ulster Bank and The Ulster Fry
  • LK Communications
    Armagh Food & Cider Festival 2018
  • Smarts Communicate
    Diageo Bar Academy
  • Smarts Communicate
    Diageo Reserve’s World Class ‘Bartender of the Year’

Best Use of Photography or Design

  • Navigator Blue
    Clean Coasts Week 2019
  • Portview
    Lunch Atop A Skycraner

Best Use of Influencer Relations

  • Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
    #iRecycleRight campaign
  • Jago and Tourism NI
    What’s Keeping You?
  • JComms
    Ulster Bank’s Money Matters
  • Rumour Mill Creative Communications
    Six by Nico sets sail for Belfast

Best Event

  • Aiken
    McDonald’s Irish FA Fun Football Sessions Launch
  • Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
    Dr Jonathan Rea MBE Freedom of the Borough
  • Jago and Tourism NI
    We’ve Come A Long Way
  • Massive PR
    Sheeran by Lowden – Born to Play
  • MCE Public Relations and Saffron Business Forum
    Sports Lunch 2019
  • Smarts Communicate
    Diageo Reserve’s World Class ‘Bartender of the Year’

Issues, Crisis or Reputation Management

  • Birdsong Communications
    Rising Belfast from the Ashes
  • Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland
    Earning trust and building public confidence; communicating the Bloody Sunday decisions

Outstanding Young Communicator

  • Fiona Hanna
    Jago
  • Gail Whyte MCIPR
    Age NI

Outstanding Independent Practitioner

  • Fiona Brown MCIPR
    Fiona Brown Communications
  • Maurica Mackle Chart.PR, FCIPR
    Mackle Communications

Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team

  • Mid and East Antrim Borough Council

Outstanding Small Public Relations Consultancy

  • Birdsong Communications
  • Massive PR
  • RNN Communications
  • Rumour Mill Creative Communications

Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy

  • Jago
  • JComms
  • Smarts Communicate