CIPR North West PRide Award winners for 2014 revealed

deWinter: won outstanding PR agency in North West

The CIPR North West a PRide Awards saw deWinter PR named as the Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy of the Year, while awards were also handed out to Everton FC, Alder Hey Children's Charity and Peppermint Soda.

The awards, which celebrate PR practitioners, businesses and organisations working in the North West of England, took place in Manchester where Alder Hey won Gold Awards for Not For Profit Campaign and Healthcare Campaign.

Everton won for the Integrated Campaign Category and Best Use of Planning, Measurement and Evaluation.

Abi Whitfield MCIPR, chair of CIPR North West, said: “Yet again we have seen a significant increase in the quality and quantity of entries coming through. The PRide Awards are the most prestigious regional PR awards in our calendar, so it is great to see so many people coming together to celebrate the best of the North West’s talent and campaigns.”

The full list of Gold Awards winners can be viewed below:

• Corporate and Business Communications Campaign: Banking on the Berg Report, Havas PR UK

• Not-for-Profit Campaign: The Land of Remarkable People, Alder Hey Children's Charity

• Internal Communications Campaign: Ensuring engagement in challenging times, Great Places Housing Group

• Community Relations Campaign: Surf Snowdonia: Bringing the Olympics to north Wales, Weber Shandwick

• Public Sector Campaign: Let's Adopt, Peppermint Soda

• Low Budget Campaign: Cake Angels: The Baking of Adam, Manc Frank

• Healthcare Campaign: Inspired by Children, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust

• Consumer Relations Campaign: The Minimum Wage Dress, Peppermint Soda

• Best Use of Media Relations: Pilgrims Choice serves a Cheesy Christmas, Brazen

• Integrated Campaign: We are Evertonians. We go the game. That's what we do, Everton Football Club

• Best Use of Social Media: We Buy Any Toy Car, Democracy

• Best Technology Campaign: Putting VUE Technology in the Driving Seat, RMS PR

• Best External Publication: Our Journey - Regenda Residents Annual Report 2013, The Regenda Group

• Best Internal Publication: The Beacon, AMEC

• Best Use of Digital: Making Cookery Cool, Pelican Communications & BFFF

• Best Event: Manchester Tunnel to Barbados, Smoking Gun PR

• Issues or Crisis Management: Aquanauts: mission critical, Judge and Howard & United Utilities

• Best Use of Photography or Design: Manchester Tunnel to Barbados, Smoking Gun PR

• Outstanding Freelance Practitioner: Hilary Berg MCIPR, Hilary Berg Consulting

• Outstanding Young Communicator: Matt Dunn, Alder Hey Children's Charity

• Outstanding Small Consultancy: Label PR

• Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team: Electricity North West

• Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy: de Winter PR

• Best Use of Research, Planning, Measurement and Evaluation: We are Evertonians. We go the game. That's what we do, Everton Football Club

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