We’re thrilled to announce the shortlist for the CIPR Excellence Awards 2019!

Corporate and Business Communications Campaign

  • 3 Monkeys Zeno and Budweiser
    Winning the FIFA World Cup
  • Finn
    Essity’s School Hygiene Essentials Initiative
  • Gerard Kelly & Partners
    GL Assessment: A Dangerous Diet
  • Man Bites Dog and Korn Ferry
    The Global Talent Crunch
  • Milk & Honey PR and Corlytics
    Keeping banks in sync with regulators
  • Mischief PR
    The Side Hustle Economy
  • Munch
    Shining light on the dark hours of entrepreneurialism
  • One Green Bean London
    Long Live The Local  – Britain’s Beer Alliance

Internal Communications Campaign

  • blue goose and Financial Conduct Authority
    The Future is Here
  • BT
    Technology Together
  • Heathrow
    #worksafehomesafe
  • Openreach
    #WeAreOpenreach
  • Radley Yeldar and BP Upstream
    Mindset: Transforming perceptions about a changing world
  • Ruder Finn UK and AstraZeneca
    AZ2025: Think, Transform, Together
  • Sovereign Housing Association
    Data Dog: Engaging employees in GDPR
  • University of York
    Student Wellbeing Campaign

Consumer Relations Campaign

  • Fever
    What the Jeff? NOW TV’s Real Summer Blockbuster
  • Huawei and Red Consultancy
    StorySign
  • Ketchum and Head & Shoulders
    #GoScalpBrave
  • Mischief PR
    Huawei – Recharge Your Mates
  • PR Agency One and Decathlon
    Climbing The Summit
  • Taylor Herring
    The Launch of Samsung QLED TV – #tvblackout
  • Taylor Herring and Greggs
    Gregory & Gregory: Undercover Greggs
  • Tin Man and Roald Dahl Story Company
    Matilda Comes Up Trumps

Public Sector Campaign

  • Brazil and Nextbase
    The National Dash Cam Safety Portal
  • MHP Communications
    RAF100: Inspiring the next generation
  • Ogilvy UK, CityPress and Department for International Trade
    Driving an exporting movement through PR
  • Pegasus, Network Rail, British Transport Police and the wider rail industry
    You vs. Train
  • Smarts Communicate and Food Standards Agency
    Easy To Ask
  • Smarts Communicate and Scottish Government Marketing
    Stop speeding before speeding stops you
  • Tin Man and The Institution of Engineering and Technology
    The Sound of Engineering
  • Translink
    Glider Launch – Energising Belfast

Corporate Social Responsibility Campaign

  • 3 Monkeys Zeno and Starbucks
    5p Cup Charge
  • COTY and Rimmel
    #IWILLNOTBEDELETED
  • Cow PR and Santander
    Scam Avoidance School
  • Mischief PR and Vodafone
    #Goldilocks: A Fairytale for the Digital Age
  • One Green Bean London
    The Pride Flight
  • Talker Tailor Trouble Maker
    Deliveroo and Missing People UK #Ride2find
  • The PHA Group
    Responsible Gambling Week
  • Tin Man and National Geographic
    Missing Cats – A Roaring Success

Public Affairs Campaign

  • Genesis PR
    Turning up the heat on Government policy
  • Headland
    Creating the UK’s first cryptocurrency body
  • Interel Consulting UK
    Cut the Stake Now
  • Lewis Pugh Foundation
    #TheLongSwim
  • NFU
    Back British Farming Day 2018
  • Omnicell UK&I
    SAFE: Safeguarding Against Frontline Errors
  • One Green Bean London
    Long Live The Local  – Britain’s Beer Alliance
  • Spink and Orchid – Fighting Male Cancer
    Face up to Prostate Cancer

Not-for-Profit Campaign

  • Church of England
    #FollowTheStar – 2018 Christmas campaign
  • Freedom Media and Royal British Legion, Jersey
    Remembering the Fallen
  • M&C Saatchi Public Relations, Financial Conduct Authority and The Pensions Regulator
    ScamSmart Pension Scams Campaign
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Cancer: the things people say
  • Pegasus, Samaritans, Network Rail, British Transport Police and the wider rail industry
    Small Talk Saves Lives 2
  • Pitch Marketing Group and The Football Association
    Gareth Southgate’s Youth Coaches Handbook
  • Rule 5 and Wonderful.org
    Millions More for UK Charities, a Wonderful Plan
  • Tin Man and The Institution of Engineering and Technology
    The Sound of Engineering

Healthcare Campaign

  • Bottle and AXA PPP Healthcare
    Sound Asleep
  • Chamberlain Healthcare Public Relations and Sanofi
    Scratch Beneath the Surface of Atopic Dermatitis
  • Hanover Communications
    A surgical approach to media relations
  • Hill+Knowlton Strategies
    GOSH x Superhope
  • Liquid
    Westfield Health British Transplant Games – #ItTakes2
  • M&F Health and BAPEN
    UK Malnutrition Awareness Week 2018
  • Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    FakeMeds campaign: STI self test kits
  • ramarketing
    Recipharm – the go-to CMDO for serialisation services

Integrated Campaign

  • McCann Manchester
    The Great British Massage
  • Mischief PR and The LEGO Group
    Happy Birthday Brick
  • Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
    The invisible hand – PR in the NHS
  • One Green Bean London
    Long Live The Local  – Britain’s Beer Alliance
  • Sellafield Ltd
    #ThanksThorp: How we achieved closure with creativity
  • SLB PR, Umpf and Leeds BID
    Made Up Leeds
  • Teamspirit and Fidelity
    Women and Money
  • Translink
    Glider Launch – Energising Belfast

International Campaign

  • Chamberlain Healthcare Public Relations and UCB Pharma
    Acting on frACTures for World Osteoporosis Day
  • Hunter
    The 150th Anniversary of TABASCO® Sauce
  • Lloyd’s Register
    Technology Radar 2018
  • Man Bites Dog and Korn Ferry
    The Global Talent Crunch
  • One Green Bean London
    #RemoteAF – Hotels.com
  • Smarts Communicate and Diageo Reserve
    World Class ‘Bartender of the Year’ Competition
  • Taylor Herring
    The Launch of Samsung QLED TV – #tvblackout
  • Vodafone Group
    What Will You Be? Digital Skills and Jobs

Transport or Automotive Campaign

  • 3 Monkeys Zeno
    The future of travel in growing cities
  • 72Point and Volkswagen
    The UK’s Largest EV Charging Network
  • Diffusion and Zeelo
    Supporting the Missing Fan
  • First Glasgow and Made Brave Agency
    Bus in a Box – New Buses launch
  • JFG Communications and Transport Planning Society
    Transport Planning Day campaign
  • Mischief PR and The LEGO Group
    Lego Bugatti Chiron
  • One Green Bean London
    The Pride Flight
  • Translink
    Glider Launch – Energising Belfast

Low Budget Campaign

  • 3 Monkeys Zeno and McVitie’s UK
    The Transatlantic Biscuit
  • 72Point and www.channelmum.com
    Raising Awareness of Maternal Mental Health
  • British Heart Foundation
    Makeover Challenge
  • Conscious Communications
    Portion Sizes – British Nutrition Foundation
  • Livewire PR
    Autism with Attitude: Challenging perceptions and celebrating achievement
  • McCann Manchester
    Sipping On Top Of The World
  • Museum of London
    Fatberg!
  • Skipton Building Society
    Accessibility On The High Street

STEM Campaign

  • Aduro Communications
    Little Miss Inventor Launch
  • Amplify PR and Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium
    Launch of Explorer:Space
  • Cirkle
    Aquafresh Inventors Academy
  • Natural Environment Research Council
    NERC Impact Campaign
  • Stein IAS and Trelleborg Marine & Infrastructure
    Perfect PR and Marketing Partnership
  • Stone Junction and Inspekto
    Creating a new category
  • Taylor Herring
    easyJet tackle gender bias in pilot recruitment
  • Tin Man and The Institution of Engineering and Technology
    The Sound of Engineering

Arts, Culture or Sport Campaign

  • Historic England
    Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places
  • LeedsBID, Leeds International Piano Competition and The University of Leeds
    Leeds City of the Piano
  • Manifest
    The beautiful game meets the world’s greatest game
  • Munch
    The West End in Your Living Room
  • Museum of London
    Fatberg!
  • PR Agency One and Decathlon
    Climbing the Summit
  • The Playbook and ECB
    The South Asian Action Plan

Travel, Leisure or Tourism Campaign

  • AM+A Marketing & Media Relations
    Securing Official UN Status: Slovenia’s World Bee Day
  • Clarion Communications and The Edinburgh Dungeon
    #VoteWallace
  • Cowshed and FOR Cardiff
    Cardiff – The City of Arcades
  • Havas PR and BetBright
    RoboJockey
  • Hotwire and HomeAway
    A Nation of “Staycationers”
  • One Green Bean London
    The Pride Flight
  • Taylor Herring
    easyJet tackle gender bias in pilot recruitment
  • Umpf and Trinity Leeds
    Bike-on-the-Roof PR Stunt is 1st Glass

Education Campaign

  • Cowshed and The Open University in Wales
    Graduation Ceremony 2018
  • Gerard Kelly & Partners
    GL Assessment: A Dangerous Diet
  • Livewire PR
    Autism with Attitude: Challenging perceptions and celebrating achievement
  • Loughborough University
    Heart 2 Heart
  • Oxford University Press
    Why closing the word gap matters

Best Use of Media Relations

  • 72Point and Lyst
    The Lyst Sneaker Intelligence Unit
  • Higginson Strategy
    Meaning-Centred Design Awards: Male breastfeeding
  • Man Bites Dog and Korn Ferry
    The Global Talent Crunch
  • PR Agency One and Decathlon
    Climbing the Summit
  • Smoking Gun and Childs Farm
    The Miracle Cream
  • Spark Communications and Bromium
    The Web of Profit
  • Spink and United European Gastroenterology (UEG)
    Establishing political influence: UEG Week
  • Tin Man and Roald Dahl Story Company
    Matilda Comes Up Trumps

Best Use of Digital

  • 72Point and Lyst
    The Lyst Sneaker Intelligence Unit
  • Church of England
    #FollowTheStar – 2018 Christmas campaign
  • Companies House
    Who we are, what we do
  • Mischief PR
    Huawei – Recharge Your Mates
  • NHS Digital
    #MyWellbeing
  • Vodafone Group
    What Will You Be? Digital Skills and Jobs

Best Use of Social Media

  • Church of England
    #FollowTheStar – 2018 Christmas campaign
  • Golin Romania, Jazz Communication and Lidl Romania
    The 2,000,000+ Department
  • Ketchum and Olay
    Olay Gets its #JOMO on
  • Leapfrog PR and Eat Real
    Healthy Growth, The Natural Way
  • Mischief PR
    Huawei – Waistcoat’s Coming Home
  • PDSA
    Pet First Aid – educating the nation
  • Plusnet
    The Yorkshire Citizenship Test
  • Third City and Noddle
    Cred & Breakfast

Best Use of Content

  • Bring Digital
    Ann Summers – The 30-day Sex Position Challenge
  • Fever
    NOW TV x Netflix – Let’s Stick Together
  • Ketchum and Samsung UK
    #MakeChange with Samsung
  • Man Bites Dog and Korn Ferry
    The Global Talent Crunch
  • McDonald’s UK
    Big Mac with Bacon – The Redknapps
  • Propellernet
    Music Mapped
  • Taylor Herring and Greggs
    Gregory & Gregory: Undercover Greggs
  • Vodafone Group
    #EqualAtWork

Best Use of Influencer Relations

  • 3 Monkeys Zeno and Hologic
    Getting Some? Get Tested
  • Chandler Chicco Agency and Ferring Pharmaceuticals
    Reaching the IVF community via its superheroes: bloggers
  • FleishmanHillard Fishburn and Samsung
    Mobile Couture for Samsung Galaxy Note9
  • Ketchum and Samsung UK
    #MakeChange with Samsung
  • MSL and Renault
    #BehindCarDoors
  • Tin Man and The Institution of Engineering and Technology
    The Sound of Engineering

Best Event

  • 3 Monkeys Zeno and Corona
    Wave of Waste
  • Huawei and Red Consultancy
    Huawei Unfinished Symphony
  • Liverpool City Council
    Liverpool’s Dream – a GIANT success
  • NDA
    NDA Stakeholder Summit
  • Smarts Communicate and Diageo Reserve
    World Class ‘Bartender of the Year’ Competition
  • Taylor Herring and Greggs
    Gregory & Gregory: Undercover Greggs
  • Teamspirit and Fidelity
    Women and Money Innovation Labs
  • Vital Marketing and Marston’s Brewery
    Beer Town Film Festival

Issues, Crisis or Reputation Management

  • British Geological Survey
    Managing outrage in a ‘fractured’ democratic landscape
  • British Horseracing Authority
    British horseracing’s equine influenza crisis
  • Durham University
    Reburying the Scottish soldiers – an ethical challenge
  • SGN
    Getting the gas back on in Sidcup
  • Transport Scotland, Traffic Scotland and associated Operating Companies
    Battling the Beast from the East
  • UKTV
    UKTV blackout
  • University of Glasgow
    Our handling of the 2018 Pension Dispute
  • Wiltshire Police Corporate Communications Department
    Response to nerve agent attacks

Best Publication

  • Durham University Business School
    IMPACT Magazine
  • Network Rail and beetroot
    Network magazine
  • Openreach
    Openreach News
  • Pitch Marketing Group and The Football Association
    Gareth Southgate’s Youth Coaches Handbook
  • Shell
    Shell Sustainability Report
  • Skyscanner
    Viewpoint: Skyscanner’s internal magazine
  • Tideway
    The Tributary
  • VisitScotland
    TV Set in Scotland

Outstanding Young Communicator

  • Alex Saker
    Mischief PR
  • Claire Jarrett
    Direct Line Group
  • Fiona Yeadon MCIPR
    First Bus
  • Jenni Lai
    Munch
  • Rachel Proctor
    Milk & Honey PR
  • Sarah Lawless
    BIG Partnership
  • Sharon Dunbar
    Moray Council
  • Simone Corgan
    Network Rail

Outstanding Independent Practitioner

  • Deb Sharratt MCIPR
    DebSharratt Communications
  • Jane Hunt MCIPR
    Catapult PR
  • Jessica Gillingham MCIPR
    Abode PR
  • Lisa Preston MCIPR
    Amplify PR
  • Maurica Mackle Chart.PR, FCIPR
    Mackle Communications
  • Paula Hunter
    PR Hunter
  • Rachel Picken Chart.PR, MCIPR
    Agile PR & Communications
  • Sarah Gleadall MCIPR
    Sarah Gleadall Freelance Communications

Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team

  • Kellogg’s
  • Liverpool Football Club
  • Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • Newcastle City Council
  • NFU Mutual
  • Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Skipton Building Society
  • The Royal British Legion

Outstanding Specialist Public Relations Consultancy

  • Aubergine
  • Cascade Communications
  • Eco-Age
  • Harris
  • Indigo Pearl
  • iseepr
  • Teamspirit
  • The PC Agency

Outstanding New Public Relations Consultancy

  • Aubergine
  • Don’t Cry Wolf
  • Higginson Strategy
  • Tyto

Outstanding Small Public Relations Consultancy

  • Firebird PR
  • Genesis PR
  • Harris
  • Munch
  • Ready10
  • Smoking Gun
  • SPEY
  • Stone Junction

Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy

  • FleishmanHillard Fishburn
  • Hotwire
  • iseepr
  • Mischief PR
  • Pagefield
  • Stripe Communications
  • Talker Tailor Trouble Maker
  • Taylor Herring