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2019

HOLMES REPORT GLOBAL SABRE AWARDS 2019

Technology PR Agency of the Year - WE Communications

Golden SABRE Award for "Let People Speak #Nooutsidefoodincinema" - PVR Cinemas with Avian WE  

PHARMA TIMES COMMUNICATIONS TEAM OF THE YEAR 2019

Charity Challenge (Highly Commended)

CAMPAIGN PR AWARDS INDIA 2019

Environmental: Making e-waste recycling a way of life - Karo Sambhav + IFC with Avian WE (Silver)

Public Education: Dettol Banega Swachh India - Dettol with Avian WE (Silver)

Cause-Related - Diversity & Inclusion: Generating healthy tourism-based livelihood opportunities in Northeast India - Airbnb with Chase India (Bronze)

Public Sector: Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) - Ayushman Bharat with Avian WE (Bronze)

Best Use of Social Media: Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) - Ayushman Bharat with Avian WE (Bronze)

Brand Development (Service): Driving acceptance of digital payments in Bharat - Mastercard with Avian WE (Bronze)

Business to Business: Partnering India to Make in India - BAE Systems with Chase India (Shortlist)

Cause-Related - Public Awareness: Dettol Banega Swachh India - Dettol with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Financial Communications: Driving acceptance of digital payments in Bharat - Mastercard with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Financial Communications: Making e-waste recycling a way of life - Karo Sambhav + IFC with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Corporate Social Responsibility: Creating an association of multi-sectoral partners to accelerate road safety in Gurugram - AB InBev with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Non Profit: Making e-waste recycling a way of life - Karo Sambhav + IFC with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Technology: Powering Your Smartphone - Qualcomm with Avian WE (Shortlist)

HOLMES REPORT APAC CONSULTANCIES OF THE YEAR 2019

APAC Regional Consultancy of the Year (Midsize) – WE Communications

Indian Consultancy of the Year – Avian WE

Australasian Consultancy of the Year – WE Buchan (Shortlist)

HOLMES REPORT APAC SABRE AWARDS 2019

Consumer Health: Banega Swachh — Dettol India with Avian WE

Associations: Creating an association of multi-sectoral partners to accelerate road safety in Gurugram — ABInBev with Avian WE

Diamond SABRE Awards - Brand-Building: Driving Purpose - The McDonald's Way! — McDonald's India (West And South) with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Diamond SABRE Awards - Brand-Building: Fueling a cashless revolution in India — Mastercard with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Diamond SABRE Awards - Reputation Management: Creating an association of multi-sectoral partners to accelerate road safety in Gurugram — ABInBev with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Diamond SABRE Awards - Measurement and Evaluation: #UnDiscover Australia — Tourism Australia with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Employer Branding: RB Global challenge 2018 — Reckitt Benckiser with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Corporate Social Responsibility: Banega Swachh — Dettol India with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Crisis Management: LET PEOPLE SPEAK #Nooutsidefoodincinema (F&B crisis) — PVR Cinemas with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Public Affairs: Generating healthy tourism-based livelihood opportunities in Northeast India — Airbnb India with Chase India (Shortlist)

Special Event: Blue Planet II Launch — Sony BBC Earth with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Travel & Tourism: Generating healthy tourism-based livelihood opportunities in Northeast India — Airbnb India with Chase India (Shortlist)

Chemicals & Industrials: Partnering India to Make in India — BAE Systems with Chase India (Shortlist)

Consumer Products: Banega Swachh — Dettol India with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Non-Corporate Associations: Making e-waste recycling a way of life — International Finance Corporation with Avian WE (Shortlist)

FULCRUM AWARDS

Large PR Consultancy of the Year – Avian WE 

Best Hospitality and Travel Sector Campaign: Generating healthy tourism-based livelihood opportunities in Northeast India – Airbnb with Chase India 

Best Technology and Telecom Sector Campaign: Powering your smartphone – Qualcomm with Avian WE 

Best Use of Event: Niti Aayog Global Mobility Summit – Niti Aayog with Avian WE (GOLD)

Best Use of Media Relations: #PadsOnBoard Vistara with Avian WE (BRONZE)

Best Use of Integrated Communications: The Good Food Story: McDonald’s West and SouthMcDonald’s Avian WE (Shortlist)

Best New Product Launch: Cancel That Noise – Sony India with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Best Regional Campaign: Driving acceptance of digital payments in BHARAT – Mastercard with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Best Hospitality and Travel Sector Campaign: #PadsOnBoard Vistara with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Best Hospitality and Travel Sector Campaign: #UnDiscoverAustralia – Tourism Australia with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Best Automobile Sector Campaign: A New Coat of Paint – Maruti Suzuki India with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Best Healthcare and Pharma Sector Campaign: Pushing the universal healthcare agenda through PM-JAY – National Health Agency with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Best Manufacturing Sector Campaign: Partnering India to Make in India – BAE Systems with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Best Entertainment and Media Sector Campaign: LET PEOPLE SPEAK #Nooutsidefoodincinema – PVR with Avian WE (Shortlist)

Best Banking and Financial Services Sector Campaign: Making e-waste recycling a way of life – International Finance Corporation with Avian WE (Shortlist)

HOLMES REPORT SABRE SOUTH ASIA AWARDS 2019

SABRE Award for Superior Achievement in Brand-Building: Dettol Banega Swachh India – Dettol with Avian WE (shortlist)

SABRE Award for Superior Achievement in Brand-Building: Driving Purpose - The McDonald's Way! - McDonald's India with Avian WE (shortlist)

SABRE Award for Superior Achievement in Brand-Building: Fueling a Cashless Revolution in India – Mastercard with Avian WE (shortlist)

SABRE Award for Superior Achievement in Reputation Management: Generating Healthy Tourism Based Livelihood Opportunities in Northeast India - Airbnb with Chase India (shortlist)

SABRE Award for Superior Achievement in Measurement and Evaluation: UnDiscover Australia - Tourism Australia with Avian WE (shortlist)

Crisis/Issues Management: LET PEOPLE SPEAK #Nooutsidefoodincinema - PVR Cinemas with Avian WE

Employer Branding: RB Global Challenge - Reckitt Benckiser with Avian WE (shortlist)

Marketing to Consumers (New Product): From Masses to Classes - A New Consideration for Huawei - Huawei with Avian WE (shortlist)

Marketing to Consumers (Existing Product): UnDiscover Australia - Tourism Australia with Avian WE (shortlist)

Media Relations: From Masses to Classes - A New Consideration for Huawei - Huawei with Avian WE (shortlist)

Public Affairs/Government Relations: Generating Healthy Tourism Based Livelihood Opportunities in Northeast India - Airbnb with Avian WE (shortlist)

Special Event: Blue Planet II Launch - Sony BBC Earth with Avian WE (shortlist)

Special Event: My Style My Pride - Blenders Pride Fashion Tour with Avian WE (shortlist)

Associations: Creating an Association of Multi-Sectoral Partners to Accelerate Road Safety in Gurugram - ABInBev with Avian WE (shortlist)

Associations: Making e-Waste Recycling a Way of Life - International Finance Corporation with Avian WE

Consumer Products/Services: Dettol Banega Swachh India - Dettol with Avian WE (shortlist)

Financial & Professional Services: Making e-Waste Recycling a Way of Life - International Finance Corporation with Avian WE (shortlist)

Food & Beverage: Creating an Association of Multi-Sectoral Partners to Accelerate Road Safety in Gurugram - ABInBev with Avian WE (shortlist)

Healthcare: Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) - National Health Agency, Government of India with Avian WE (shortlist)

Healthcare: Dettol Banega Swachh India - Dettol with Avian WE (shortlist)

Healthcare: Embrace Your Power - A Mental Health Campaign - Fortis Healthcare with Avian WE (shortlist)

Healthcare: Philips Purifier for All Seasons and All Regions - Philips with Avian WE (shortlist)

Industrial/Manufacturing: BAE Systems' Drive to "Partnering India to Make in India" - BAE Systems with Chase India (shortlist)

Media, Arts & Entertainment: LET PEOPLE SPEAK #Nooutsidefoodincinema - PVR Cinemas with Avian WE (shortlist)

Public Sector/Government: Generating Healthy Tourism Based Livelihood Opportunities in Northeast India - Airbnb with Chase India (shortlist)

Travel & Leisure: Generating Healthy Tourism Based Livelihood Opportunities in Northeast India - Airbnb with Chase India (shortlist)

Travel & Leisure: UnDiscover Australia - Tourism Australia with Avian WE (shortlist)

Technology: From Masses to Classes - A New Consideration for Huawei - Huawei with Avian WE (shortlist)

COMMUNIQUÉ AWARDS 2019

Small Consultancy of the Year: WE Communications (shortlist)

Healthcare Leader of the Year: Catherine Devaney (shortlist)

CANNES LIONS 2019

Gold Lion: WE Communications in partnership with McCann for Microsoft Xbox, Changing the Game

Titanium Lion: WE Communications in partnership with McCann for Microsoft Xbox, Changing the Game

PR AWARDS ASIA 2019

APAC PR Consultancy of the Year: WE Communications (shortlist)

WOMEN LEADING CHANGE AWARDS 2019

Young Business Leader: Nicky Wang, Managing Director and Head of Strategy, WE Red Bridge

PRWEEK UK POWER BOOK 2019

Ruth Allchurch, UK Managing Director

PRWEEK GLOBAL AWARDS 2019

Best Agency in Asia Pacific: WE Communications

Global Integration: WE Communications in partnership with The Narrative Group for McDonalds, Global McDelivery Day 2.0—The Busiest Delivery Thursday On Record (shortlist)

PRWEEK US AWARDS 2019

Best Global Effort: McDonald's and WE Communications, in partnership with The Narrative Group, Global McDelivery Day 2.0 — The Busiest Delivery Thursday On Record (shortlist)

Outstanding Agency Professional: Melissa Waggener Zorkin, CEO (shortlist)

Outstanding Large Agency: WE Communications (shortlist)

MARKETING PR AWARDS 2019

Best Engagement for a Targeted Community: WE Communications for Boehringer Ingelheim Singapore - For Your Sweetheart Singapore (shortlist)

Best PR Campaign: Consumer Products: WE Communications APAC for Lenovo Asia Pacific, Lenovo Legion Refresh, Asia Pacific Campaign (shortlist)

MUMBRELLA COMMSCON AWARDS 2019

Large PR Agency of the Year: WE Buchan

HOLMES REPORT IN2 SABRE AWARDS

Best Use of Gamification/User-Generated Contests – Special Campaign: Microsoft, Engaging the Marketing Skeptic: #AzureTrivia (shortlisted)

Technology - Special Campaign: Microsoft, Engaging the Marketing Skeptic: #AzureTrivia (shortlisted)

Best Use of Integrated Social Media: 14 Hands, Placing All Bets on the Kentucky Derby (shortlisted)

Best in Sponsorships: 14 Hands, Placing All Bets on the Kentucky Derby (shortlisted)

HOLMES REPORT SABRE NORTH AMERICA AWARDS

Institutional Image: Behind the Scenes with Microsoft's Elite Cyber Security Operators (shortlisted)

Social Media/Social Networking Campaign: #AzureTrivia — Microsoft Cloud Enterprises (shortlisted)

Food Service (including restaurants): Global McDelivery Day 2.0 (shortlisted)

Silver SABRE for Thought Leadership in PR: Brands in Motion 2018 (shortlisted)

HOLMES REPORT SABRE AFRICA AWARDS

The SABRE Award for superior achievement in research and planning:Brands in Motion—WE Communications 

Western Africa: She Will Connect — Intel with WE Communication

B2B Marketing: Cloud Africa — F5 with World Wide Worx & WE Communications

Public Education: Meet the man who hears colours — SAS with WE Communications

Financial & Professional Services: That AMA.ZING app — The Zing Group with WE Communications

Technology: Biggest BEE deal in Telco history — Vodacom with WE Communications

Travel & Leisure: The most on-time airline in the world — FlySafair with WE Communications

Southern Africa: Biggest BEE deal in Telco history — Vodacom with WE Communications (Certificate of Excellence)

Cause-related Marketing: That AMA.ZING app — The Zing Group with WE Communications (Certificate of Excellence)

Public Education: Cyber (in)security & Dubai Trust event — Microsoft MEA with WE Communications (Certificate of Excellence)

HOLMES REPORT SABRE AFRICA AWARDS

Africa: She Will Connect — Intel with WE Communications (finalist)

2018

IMPACT NW
Dedicated Corporate Volunteer Awards

HOLMES REPORT
Gold SABRE Award in Transportation and Logistics: Taking Flight to Explain Complicated Technology from Cockpit to Cabin – Honeywell Aerospace with WE Communications

MARKETING MAGAZINE SOUTHEAST ASIA PR AWARDS 
Bronze, Best B2B Campaign: Asia Advancing, F5 Networks

HOLMES REPORT
In2 SABRE Award – Best in Broadcast Media (Earned): A sneak peek inside Microsoft’s AI research labs – BBC Newsnight

2017

PRWEEK HALL OF FAME
2017 Honoree: Pam Edstrom

PR NEWS TOP WOMEN IN PR
2017 Honoree: Dawn Beauparlant

HOLMES REPORT SABRE AWARDS
Gold SABRE, Automotive: Selling the Idea of Luxury to Save a Brand from U.S. Extinction – The 2016 Volvo XC90 SUV

Global SABRE: Selling the Idea of Luxury to Save a Brand from U.S. Extinction – The 2016 Volvo XC90 SUV

Gold SABRE, Product Media Relations: Microsoft Breaks Through the Noise to CONNECT with Developer and IT Pros

PRWEEK HALL OF FEMME
2017 Honoree: Melissa Waggener Zorkin 

PRWEEK 40 UNDER 40 
2017 Honoree: Maile Lyons

Mumbrella Awards Australia
Best Use of Face to Face/Interaction Marketing: HCF Hands On

 

AFRICAN EXCELLENCE AWARDS
PR Professional of the Year: Sarah Gooding-Kobus
Multi-channel Communications: Intel She Will Connect

BELL RINGER AWARDS
TV News Placement, National: Microsoft Project Premonition  

PR NEWS PLATINUM AWARDS
Co-Winner Media Relations: Winning an Uphill Battle: The Windows 10 Update Campaign   

2016

PRWEEK AWARDS
Best Use of Social/Digital: Volvo Greatest Interception Ever

WORLDATWORK
WorldAtWork-Life 2016 Seal of Distinction Honoree

HOLMES REPORT SABRE AWARDS
Multi-market Campaign: Windows Devices World Tour

PRWEEK ASIA 2016 BEST PLACES TO WORK
Best APAC medium agency

 

 

MARKETING INTERACTIVE 2016 PR AWARDS APAC
Best PR Event – Silver: Clockenflap 2015
Best Experiential PR Campaign – Bronze: Club Monaco
Best PR Campaign – Food & Beverage – Bronze: Haagen Dazs

2016 PR NEWS PLATINUM AWARDS
Marketing Communications: An Old Tradition with a New Twist: Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep Cup Campaign
Twitter Campaign: Volvo Intercepts the Super Bowl
WOW! Award: Volvo Intercepts the Super Bowl                      

2016 PR News AGENCY ELITE AWARDS
Best Training/Education Program: WE Centralized Intern Program

2015

CANNES LIONS
Gold Award in PR: Sectors, Automotive & Transport Category for Volvo “Interception,” 2015

Silver Award in PR: Digital & Social, Response/Real-time activity (including crowdsourcing) Category for Volvo “Interception,” 2015

HOLMES REPORT
In2 SABRE Award – Insights Product or Service for WE Infinity: Measure. Discover. Act.

MARKETING INTERACTIVE
Most Effective PR Campaign (Gold): East to West: MediaTek's Global Communications Plan

2015 PRWEEK AWARDS
PR Product/Service of the Year: WE Infinity

PR NEWS AGENCY ELITE AWARDS
Community Relations/Volunteer Programs: WE Citizenship Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue Partnership – Investing in Future Generations

WORLDATWORK ALLIANCE FOR WORK-LIFE PROGRESS
Work-Life Seal of Distinction

2014

ACADEMY OF INTERACTIVE AND VISUAL ARTS
Communicator Award of Distinction – WE’s 2012 Corporate Citizenship Report, 2014

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
Volunteer Group of the Year (Visitacion Valley) – WE San Francisco, 2014

BULLDOG REPORTER
Stars of PR Awards – Grand Prize: Communications Agency of the Year, 2014
Stars of PR Awards – Global Agency of the Year (Gold), 2014
Stars of PR Awards – Digital Agency of the Year (Gold), 2014
Stars of PR Awards – Large Agency of the Year (Gold), 2014
Stars of PR Awards – Technology Agency of the Year (Gold), 2014

BUSINESS INSIDER
Pete Wootton, Tony Imperati, and Ryan Bartholomew listed 12th, 19th, and 32nd in the Top 50 Public Relations People in the Tech Industry in 2014

CIPRA
Top 10 Best Growth PR Agencies in China – WE-Beijing, 2014

HOLMES REPORT
In2 SABRE Awards (EMEA) – Best Digital Video for Child Internet Safety, 2014
SABRE Awards (Americas) – Transportation & Logistics for Honeywell Aerospace’s “More Connections, Please!” campaign (Finalist), 2014
SABRE Awards (EMEA) – Technology Consultancy of the Year (Finalist), 2014
SABRE Awards (EMEA) – African Consultancy of the Year (Finalist), 2014
SABRE Awards (EMEA) – Geographic Categories – Africa for Microsoft 4Afrika campaign, 2014
SABRE Awards (EMEA) – Reputation Management for Microsoft 4 Afrika (Finalist), 2014
SABRE Awards (EMEA) – Trade Show for AVG and WE UK at CTIA (Finalist), 2014

INTERACTIVE MEDIA AWARDS
Best in Class, Communications – Microsoft’s “Life in the Digital Crosshairs”, 2014
Best in Class, Computer Software – Microsoft’s “Life in the Digital Crosshairs”, 2014

MARKETING MAGAZINE
PR Agency of the Year – WE Singapore (Finalist), 2014
PR Agency of the Year – WE Hong Kong (Finalist), 2014

MUMBRELLA AWARDS
APAC PR Network of the Year – WE APAC (Highly Commended), 2014

O’DWYERS
Waggener Edstrom Communications ranked No.2 on O’Dwyers’ List of Technology Firms, 2014
Waggener Edstrom Communications ranked No. 3 on O’Dwyers’ List of PR Firms, 2014
Waggener Edstrom Communications ranked No. 7 on O’Dwyers’ List of Healthcare Firms, 2014

PORTLAND BUSINESS JOURNAL
Top Oregon & S.W. Washington public relations firms – Waggener Edstrom Communications ranked #1
Top Oregon & S.W. Washington marketing firms – Waggener Edstrom Communications ranked #1
Corporate Philanthropies: Large Companies – Waggener Edstrom Communications ranked #31

PRSA
Bronze Anvil Awards - Media Relations: Business-to-Business for "A New Voice in the Cloud: 2013 Executive Platform for Microsoft's Satya Nadella", 2014

PR NEWS
Agency Elite Awards – Internal Communications: Waggener Edstrom Ignites Employee Engagement and Communication, 2014
Agency Elite Awards – Integrated Communications Agency, 2014
Agency Elite Awards – Community Relations/Volunteer Programs: WE Community Involvement, Finalist, 2014 Digital PR Awards – PR Firm of the Year – Digital, 2014
Digital PR Awards – Digital PR Campaign – General Excellence: Life in the Digital Crosshairs: Microsoft’s Cybersecurity Story, Finalist, 2014
Digital PR Awards – Microsite/Custom Site: Holidays Made Possible by Microsoft, Finalist, 2014
Platinum PR Awards – Web Site Marketing: Waggener Edstrom Communications – Holidays Made Possible by Microsoft, 2014
Platinum PR Awards – Firm of the Year (Billings above $10 M), Finalist, 2014
Platinum PR Awards – Employee Relations: Waggener Edstrom Communications – Ignites Employee Engagement and Connection, Finalist, 2014
Platinum PR Awards – Rebranding & Repositioning: T-Mobile Un-Carrier, Finalist, 2014
Platinum PR Awards – Research & Measurement: Waggener Edstrom Communications – Bottom Line Business Impact of Communications, Finalist, 2014

PRWEEK
PRWeek Awards (US): Best Use of Analytics for @MSFT (Honorable Mention), 2014
Waggener Edstrom Communications ranked 2nd in PRWeek’s Annual PR Rankings (US), 2014
PRWeek Global Awards – Corporate Branding for Microsoft 4 Afrika, 2014
PRWeek Global Awards – Employee Communications for Waggener Edstrom Ignites Employee Engagement and Connection (Highly Commended), 2014
PRWeek Global Awards – Corporate Citizenship for WE Citizenship (Finalist), 2014
PRWeek Awards (Asia) – PR Agency Head of the Year: Matt Lackie, 2014
PRWeek Awards (Asia) – APAC Network of the Year (Finalist), 2014