More than a dozen PR firms and practitioners have been recognised at the 2014 CIPR Yorkshire &Lincolnshire PRide Awards, drawing 250 people from across the region to the annual bash.
Leeds based Finn were one of the big winners of the night after securing the title of Outstanding public Relations Consultancy, ranking them alongside Welcome to Yorkshire who walked away with the Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team accolade.
They were joined on the winner’s podium by Approach PR who secured recognition for their work Ilkley carnival takes on the Yorkshire Tour, which was named regional Campaign of the Year.
All Gold Award winners from the 2014 CIPR Yorkshire & Lincolnshire Pride Awards:
Corporate and Business Communications Campaign: GDHA: From Prescot to Poland, The Right Agency
Not-for-Profit Campaign: Harrogate Homeless Project - No Second Night Out, Amplify Communications
Internal Communications Campaign: Arco Conversation Cascade, H&H / Arco
Community Relations Campaign: Plan A - because there is no Plan B, Grayling
Public Sector Campaign: Hull - UK City of Culture 2017, Hull City Council
Low Budget Campaign: Going for Gold, HR Media
Consumer Relations Campaign: Launching Fab Minis, Finn
Best Use of Media Relations: Winter Wellness, Umpf for Bupa Care Services
Integrated Campaign: Women of Steel Appeal, John Palmer
Best Use of Social Media: Helping Belling Bring a Festive Buzz to BBC Good Food Show, Umpf for Belling
Best Publication: Purple, Anchor with scarlettabbott
Best Use of Digital: Laying the digital foundations for winning new business, Engage Comms
Best Event: All Aboard: East Coast Trains Celebration Event, East Coast
Issues or Crisis Management: Championing Sustainable Fishing, Acceleris
Regional Campaign of the Year: Ilkley Carnival takes on the Yorkshire Tour, Approach PR
Outstanding Freelance Practitioner: Matthew Ridsdale MCIPR, Cannon PR
Outstanding Young Communicator: Ellie Smith, Acceleris
Outstanding Small Consultancy: Quest PR
Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team: Welcome to Yorkshire
Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy: Finn