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
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
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