The Golden Hedgehog PR Awards 2012 celebrates its first year success

The first year of The Golden Hedgehog PR Awards was a great success! With over 300 entrants and 400 attendees to our awards evenings, we certainly started with a bang.

Thank you to everyone who entered and attended either of our ceremonies in Manchester and Birmingham. We hope you had a fantastic time and enjoyed celebrating PR success.

Below is a compiled list of this year's PR winners:

The North, Northern Ireland and Scotland Shortlist Midlands, Wales and The South Shortlist
Crisis Management Campaign of the Year
First TransPennine Express - Winning the communication battle and keeping customers moving 
Eulogy! / DMA - Why Hate Junk Mail?
 
Social Media Campaign of the Year
Northumberland County Council - Northumberland gets social 1000heads - F-Secure: Are you Smarter Than John?
Integrated Communications Campaign of the Year
NHS Trafford - Smile! Improving NHS dental access in Trafford Mintel / VYou.com - British Lifestyles 2011
 
Event of the Year

The Co-operative Insurance - Driving down the cost of insurance for young people

Phipps - Rioja presents ‘Tapas Fantasticas’
Best Use of Research
Aviva Life & Pensions and The Wriglesworth Consultancy - Aviva Family Report Series – Recognising the Difference!

HROC - Dirty Cash

Highly Commended: Dynamo PR / AQA 63336 - Owning the Apple London Queue

Consumer PR Campaign of the Year
JAMpr - Going the extra mile for my Travel Cash Ketchum Pleon for Philips - Wake up the Town
B2B Campaign of the Year
IAS b2b Marketing - Green Fleet – Lex Autolease Willoughby Public Relations - FOG Down The Drain - BSS Industrial
Financial PR Campaign of the Year
The Co-operative Bank - Come bank with us! Santander UK plc - Securing the RBS assets for Santander
Healthcare / Pharma Campaign of the Year (South)
  Virgo Consumer HEALTH / Seven Seas - Seven Seas Joint Health of the Nation
Public Affairs Campaign of the Year
RMS - SOS Save Our Seafarers – A global effort to end piracy Gough Bailey Wright - Sainsbury’s Regenerating Leek
Best use of Evaluation (North)
Hatch Communications - Rabbit Awareness Week  
Public Sector Campaign of the Year
NHS Trafford - Smile! Improving NHS dental access in Trafford Birmingham City Council, Corporate Communications Team - Birmingham Safeguarding Adults Board 'Eyes and Ears' campaign
Internal Communications Campaign of the Year
Anchor - The Anchor Way Anchor - The Anchor Way
Not for Profit Campaign of the Year
Acceleris Marketing Comunications - Celebrations of the Sea – The Worlds First Photography Exhibition Underwater Frank PR / Beatbullying - The Big March (TBM)
Media Relations Campaign of the Year

IAS b2b Marketing - Waste Not, Want Not - Recyclebank

Highly Commended: Bell Pottinger North - Jip, The Dart Playing Dog Scores for Thwaites

Fido PR / Dennison Greer Solicitors - Primetime for Pre-nups

Seas - Seven Seas Joint Health of the Nation
 
Low Budget Campaign of the Year

de Winter / Golden Square Shopping Centre - Growing Up Green at Golden Square Shopping Centre
 
Highly Commended: Admiral PR - APEM: Putting Science At The Forefront

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