CIPR Midlands Virtual PRide Awards Ceremony

The virtual ceremony is free to attend! Make sure you invite all your colleagues and clients.

Date: Tuesday 5 October 2021

Time: 16:00-17:00 BST

Book your place here


We can now reveal the Midlands PRide Awards shortlist, split by award category. 

 

Corporate and Business Communications Campaign 

McCann PR & Social 

1Change Big Changes through Small Acts  

spottydog communications 

Brilliantly Simple B2B Communications 

Stone Junction 

Helping Europe save 63 percent of its electricity 

Stone Junction 

Making the engineering shift 

Story Comms 

Unlocking the region’s potential: Midlands Engine Investment Fund 

WPR 

Aggreko – Mission Critical 

 

Internal Communications Campaign 

Cartwright Communications 

Internal Communications Campaign 

 

Consumer Relations Campaign 

Experian 

Experian Boost 

Grayling Communications 

M&S #AllInThisTogether 

Liquid 

Canadian maple syrup and the banana bread boom 

Motive PR 

A Breath of Fresh Air 

WPR 

Beaverbrooks – Diamond-a-Day Advent Calendar

 

Public Sector Campaign 

Story Comms 

#BrumBreathes – Story Comms and Birmingham City Council 

West Midlands Police 

Life or Knife: killer Sadam Essakil’s story 

 

Not-for-Profit Campaign 

See Media 

Stonewater – Tackling veteran homelessness

 

 

Integrated Campaign 

BakerBaird Communications 

Revitalising Beeston: Relentless Positivity, Creating Confidence 

Liquid 

Inspiring a nation of home cooks with maple 

Office of the Public Guardian Communications Team 

Your Voice, Your Decision 

spottydog communications 

Hardest Working Dog 

WPR 

The Fry Family Food Co – Spoil Yourself With Plants

 

 

Transport or Automotive Campaign 

The British Horse Society 

The British Horse Society’s 2020 Dead Slow Campaign 

Tribera 

West Midlands Trains – Putting Things Right

 

Low Budget Campaign 

BakerBaird Communications 

Shaping Stapleford: Creating aspiration, securing Governing funding  

Loughborough University 

Cuppa with a Scientist 

Motive PR 

A Breath of Fresh Air 

Story Comms 

Boom time for Boom Radio 

WPR 

Beaverbrooks – Diamond-a-Day Advent Calendar

WPR 

Electrolux SkyLine – Extending the Horizon 

 

 

STEM Campaign 

Loughborough University 

Cuppa with a Scientist 

Stone Junction 

Communicating a medical voice 

Stone Junction 

Helping Europe save 63 percent of its electricity 

WPR 

Yokogawa – Plant Security Blind Spot 

  

Construction, Property or Infrastructure Campaign 

Electric House 

Talking Trade 

spottydog communications 

Brilliantly Simple B2B Communications 

Stone Junction 

The digital age of construction 

WAA Chosen 

WAA Chosen: Geberit – A Sound Solution 

 

Education Campaign 

Arch Communications 

TALK Derby 

 

Best Use of Media Relations 

Loughborough University 

Train At Home 

Newsline PR – Leamington Spa, Warwickshire 

Best use of media relations – Newsline PR 

Stone Junction 

Making the engineering shift 

Tribera 

Swoon- the designer online furniture brand

WPR 

Beaverbrooks – Diamond-a-Day Advent Calendar

 

Best Use of Digital and Social Media 

Liquid 

Using social channels to ‘Strike a Change’ 

Stone Junction 

Leaping forward as the competition falls back 

Tribera 

WD-40 Fix It Campaign 

 

Best Use of Content 

Clarity Comms 

Hobgoblin’s HobtoberFest 

Lesniak Swann 

Mammoet masters digital PR to influence purchasing trends 

WPR 

Sekonda – Hand Catwalk 

 

Best Event 

WAA Chosen 

WAA Chosen: Jewson: Live & Exclusive 

 

Best COVID Response 

Experian 

Response to Covid – Experian PR Team 

Loughborough University 

Train At Home 

Newsline PR – Leamington Spa, Warwickshire 

Best COVID Response by Newsline PR 

Stone Junction 

We Save Minds 

University of Wolverhampton – Wolverhampton 

Light the Way campaign 

Western Power Distribution (WPD) & Middleton Davies – Joint 

WPD’s In This Together Community Fund 

 

Best Staff Wellbeing Initiative 

Electric House 

Wellbeing Wednesday 

Stone Junction 

We Save Minds 

 

Best Publication 

See Media 

The CT Brief 

WAA Chosen 

WAA Chosen:  Geberit’s Hotel Guest Experience Report 

 

Outstanding Young Communicator of the Year

Emily Oakden 

Nottingham Trent University 

Laura England 

Stone Junction 

 

Independent PR Practitioner of the Year

Chris Leggett 

Osborn Communications 

Karen McElroy  

FCM PR & Communications 

Rebecca Roberts 

Thread & Fable 

 

In-House PR Team of the Year

Experian 

Gateley 

Office of the Public Guardian Communications Team 

 

Small PR Consultancy of the Year

Clarity Comms 

jmm PR 

Motive PR 

Parrot PR and Marketing 

See Media 

Vitis PR 

 

PR Consultancy of the Year

Cartwright Communications 

Liquid 

Parrot PR and Marketing 

Stone Junction 

Story Comms 

Tribera