CIPR Excellence Awards 2016 Winners

Here are the winners from CIPR Excellence Awards 2016 hosted on Wednesday evening.

Outstanding Small, Mid-Sized and Large Public Relations Consultancy accolades were awarded to Holistic, Stripe Communications and Hotwire respectively, whilst Direct Line won the Outstanding In-House PR Team award.

The wider value of public relations in society was recognised by a number of public sector campaign wins. These included The NHS Sussex and Spirit’s #notQUITEanemegency campaign to discourage non-emergency visits to A&E and MHP Communications’ ‘Missing Type’ integrated campaign with Engine for NHS Blood and Transplant to generate new blood donor registrations.

Consumer communications agency Tin Man claimed the most wins, scooping three awards for Best Event, Best Use of Media Relations and Consumer Relations Campaign.

CIPR Excellence Awards 2016 Winners

 Corporate and Business Communications Campaign: CYBG, Introducing the UK's largest Challenger Bank

  • Internal Communications Campaign: Northumbrian Water Group, Introducing Nature Watch
  • Consumer Relations Campaign: Tin Man, Pulling Power: Giving Advanced Driving Courses Sex Appeal
  • Public Sector Campaign: The NHS Sussex and Spirit, #notQUITEanemergency
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Campaign: Ketchum and P&G, Actions speak louder than words
  • Public Affairs Campaign: MHP Communications, Drop the Duty: a campaign to cut alcohol tax
  • Not-for-Profit Campaign: WaterAid, #ifmenhadperiods
  • Healthcare Campaign: Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Alder Hey in the Park: The Future of Children's Healthcare
  • Integrated Campaign: MHP Communications/Engine for NHS Blood and Transplant, Missing Type
  • Global Public Relations Campaign: Teamspirit Public Relations, Henderson Global Investors - Henderson Global Dividend Index
  • Issues or Crisis Management: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, Dangerous dogs
  • Automotive Campaign: Taylor Herring, Fit Kwik
  • Low Budget Campaign: Kelso Consulting, Black Friday website crashes
  • STEM Campaign: Brands2Life, Outlining the future of government digital services for EMC
  • Arts, Culture or Sport Campaign: Pitch, Betfair - Switching Saddles
  • Education Communications Campaign: University of Derby, Guide to Expertise: connecting the media with academic expertise
  • Best Use of Media Relations: Tin Man, Pulling Power: Giving Advanced Driving Courses Sex Appeal
  • Best Use of Digital: Mischief PR and The National Trust,  Creating the Nation's Ode to the Coast
  • Best Use of Social Media: University of Glasgow, Social media promotion of the discovery of Gravitational Waves
  • Best External Publication: VisitScotland, Set in Scotland - A Film Fan's Odyssey
  • Best Internal Publication: beetroot, Outside In for Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Best Event: Tin Man, Sweet Success: Creating a Sunday Times Bestseller
  • Outstanding Young Communicator: Shaun Bell MCIPR, Stripe Communications
  • Outstanding Independent Practitioner: Hilary Berg Found.Chart.PR, MCIPR, Hilary Berg Consulting
  • CIPR IoD Public Relations Director of the Year: Nicola Green MCIPR, O2
  • Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team: Direct Line
  • Outstanding Small Public Relations Consultancy: Holistic
  • Outstanding Mid-Sized Public Relations Consultancy: Stripe Communications
  • Outstanding Large Public Relations Consultancy: Hotwire