PRGN gives 39 international awards of excellence to 18 agency winners
The Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) recently announced the winners of its annual international Best Practice Awards competition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Cros (Russia) tops awards ceremony with 8 wins.
“This is a strong and competitive awards competition showcasing communications work samples from around the globe,” said Ed Stevens, APR-M, president of PRGN and owner of Stevens Strategic Communications, the PRGN affiliate based in Cleveland, Ohio. “These international awards demonstrate the powerful work that our 46 agencies conduct throughout the world. We congratulate all of the winning agencies.”
Top winners were Cros (Russia) with 8 awards, and Evident PR (The Netherlands), The Fearey Group (Seattle, Wash. – USA) and Landis Communications (San Francisco, Calif. – USA) with each getting 3 awards in various categories.
In this year’s competition, there were 14 categories and 39 awards distributed consisting of 14 Gold, 13 Silver and 12 Bronze.
“Today’s business climate is global and it’s critical that we be able to serve companies in that capacity,” said Leeza Hoyt, APR, founder and CEO of The Hoyt Organization. “Joining PRGN is a logical extension of our ongoing efforts to grow our business in Southern California and around the country. It extends our reach into the world’s most significant global marketplaces where we now have the ability to provide on-the-ground coverage.”
Gold awards were earned by:
- Cometis AG (Germany)
- CooperKatz & Company, Inc. (New York)
- Cros (Russia)
- Cullen Communications (Ireland)
- HWB Communications (South Africa)
- Landis Communications (Seattle, Wash. – USA)
- Multi Communications (Poland)
- Xenophon Strategies (Wash., D.C. – USA)
Other winning firms earning silver or bronze recognition included:
- Athenora Consulting (Belgium)
- Coast Communications (Denmark)
- Evident P.R. (The Netherlands)
- Global Press (Portugal)
- Goodwill Communications (Hungary)
- GroundFloor Media (Denver, Colorado – USA)
- Industrie Contact AG (Germany)
- Rumbo Cierto (Chile)
- Sound Public Relations (Italy)
- Stevens Strategic Communications, Inc. (Cleveland, Ohio – USA)
- The Fearey Group (Seattle, Wash. – USA)
PRGN posts the winning entries on its website at prgn.com.
The PRGN partners meet twice a year in cities around the world. At the second meeting, which just happened in Dubai, UAE, the firm’s leadership participate in an awards ceremony to recognize the various winners.
Agency members are independent, local, owner-operated public relations and communications agencies that share expertise and resources, while providing broad-based comprehensive communications strategies to clients worldwide. If a company or organization is interested in the services of PRGN’s local agency network, go to PRGN.com for more information.
About Public Relations Global Network (PRGN)
Clients across six continents depend on the combined resources of the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) to deliver targeted public relations campaigns in markets around the world. With revenues of more than $110 million (U.S.D.), PRGN is one of the world’s largest international public relations networks. PRGN harnesses the resources of approx. 50 independent public relations firms and more than 900 communications professionals to connect international companies and organizations with individual and culturally diverse markets globally. Visit PRGN online at prgn.com or on twitter at @PRGN.
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