Shortlist

We can now reveal the North West PRide Awards shortlist, split by award category.

Corporate and Business Communications Campaign

  • Cameron Wells Communications
    Fleets ahead – taking telematics to new markets
  • JAMpr
    Electrifying Business Communications
  • Manchester Airport
    MAN launches SFO
  • Peppermint Soda
    Paymentshield - National Conversation Week
  • Refresh PR
    Heating Installer Awards 2017
  • Refresh PR and STM Photography
    The Food Porn Awards – The Next Course

Internal Communications Campaign

  • Enthuse Communications and Kelloggs
    KASPER
  • MyCSP
    Re-engaging with the power of face-to-face communication
  • Sellafield Ltd
    Ten Years
  • The University of Manchester
    Staff Survey 2017

Consumer Relations Campaign

  • Brazen
    Proving That Blackpool Has It All
  • Manchester Airport
    Targeting the Outer Catchment Area
  • Manchester Airport
    The A350 lands at MAN
  • N Brown Group (Jacamo)
    Real Man Runway
  • Rule 5 and Blackpool Pleasure Beach
    An Icon Is Born
  • Weber Shandwick
    #LoveCarex: Getting Millennials to Fall For Hand Wash

Public Sector Campaign

  • Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
    Dispelling the ‘Nitty Nora’ perception
  • Peppermint Soda
    Let's Adopt - Give Us A Voice

Community Relations Campaign

  • Catapult PR
    Champion for a Day
  • Newgate Communications and Himor
    Future Carrington - Building a community
  • Newgate Communications and National Grid
    Macclesfield Gasholder Project
  • Newgate Communications and National Grid
    Rochdale Gasholder Project
  • Rule 5
    Fat Lad At The Back and The Bulge

Not-for-Profit Campaign

  • Peppermint Soda
    Let's Adopt - Give Us A Voice
  • Purple Riot
    The Empty Shop at Manchester Arndale
  • Viva PR
    Dear Adopter

Healthcare Campaign

  • NHS Merseyside
    #JabDone
  • Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
    Supporting Mental Health Awareness Week 2017
  • Stein IAS and Merck Animal Health – Caninsulin
    Pet Diabetes: Face The Facts
  • Widnes Vikings with NHS Halton CCG
    Beat the Scrum At A&E

Integrated Campaign

  • Catapult PR
    Champion for a Day
  • Manchester Airport
    Targeting the Outer Catchment Area
  • Pelican Communications and BRF Europe
    Grabbing success for Grabits
  • Skout PR
    Procurement 2020
  • Smoking Gun PR
    Breakfast in Bed… at the Trafford Centre!  
  • Weber Shandwick
    The Carrot That Stole Christmas

Low Budget Campaign

  • Big Partnership
    A sell-out Summer Evening Cruise Programme for Merseytravel
  • Boxed Off Communications
    Shrek in the City – launching DreamWorks Lights
  • Environment Agency
    Waste Crime Campaign
  • Peppermint Soda
    Let's Adopt - Give Us A Voice
  • PR Hunter
    CMT Awareness Month 2016 - Know it All
  • Stein IAS and Ingredion EMEA
    Novation Rice Starch Launch Campaign

STEM Campaign

  • JAMpr
    Disruptive Financial Technology for Britain’s SMEs
  • MC2 and NCC Group
    The Elephant in the Boardroom
  • Metamorphic PR
    Ending animal testing in chemicals and cosmetics
  • The University of Manchester
    Manchester – European City of Science 2016

Arts, Culture or Sport Campaign

  • Fido PR
    Creating a Splash for Victoria Baths
  • No Brainer and Sale Sharks Community Trust
    In the Pack Programme
  • Petal & Co. and The University of Salford
    International royalty
  • Rule 5
    #Brother4Results
  • Rule 5
    Fat Lad At The Back Land of Giants
  • Weber Shandwick
    Batchelors Peas: Supporting You and Your Team

Education Communications Campaign

  • Petal & Co. and Tunafish
    University of Salford - match made in Salford

Best Use of Media Relations

  • JAMpr
    Electrifying Media Relations
  • Manchester Airport
    The A350 lands at MAN
  • PR Agency One
    Lighting up Christmas for Christmas Tree World
  • PR Agency One and DronesDirect.co.uk
    Taking SEO PR to the Skies
  • Rule 5 and Blackpool Pleasure Beach
    An Icon Is Born
  • Weber Shandwick
    The Carrot That Stole Christmas

Best Use of Digital

  • GBG
    How Unique is Your Name?
  • Northern and Blumilk
    Buy Before You Board
  • Smoking Gun PR
    Essential Cuisine, Almost From Scratch
  • Weber Shandwick
    Getting Millennials to Fall in Love with Handwash
  • Weber Shandwick
    Thrills on Film for Ferrari Land

Best Use of Social Media

  • Manc Frank
    The Colouring Café
  • Manchester Airport
    MAN wins Twitter
  • Manchester Airport
    The A350 lands at MAN
  • Rule 5
    #Brother4Results
  • Smoking Gun PR
    Oven Pride #ProudAtPride
  • Weber Shandwick
    #LoveCarex: Getting Millennials to Fall For Hand Wash

Best Use of Photography or Design

  • Catapult PR
    Champion for a Day
  • Smoking Gun PR
    Oven Pride  - Hot Cross Trump
  • Stein IAS and Merck Animal Health – Caninsulin
    Pet Diabetes: Face The Facts

Best Publication

  • Intelligent Conversation and Manchester Metropolitan University
    Met Magazine: A masterclass in brand journalism
  • MyCSP
    MyWord
  • Pelican Communications and the British Frozen Food Federation
    Relaunching The Bulletin
  • The University of Manchester
    The University of Manchester Magazine

Best Event

  • Brazen
    Reaching Remote Heights For Chicago Town
  • Firework Public Relations
    Advanced – Creating Advocacy at the CBI Conference
  • Manc Frank
    Overdrive Xmas Party of the Future
  • Manchester Airport
    Hainan Airlines Takes Off From MAN
  • N Brown Group
    Fifty Plus Fashion Week by JD Williams
  • Weber Shandwick
    Starting up the Engines for Ferrari Land

Issues, Crisis or Reputational Management

  • Daniel Hughes PR
    Regenerating Cardiff’s Coal Exchange
  • Environment Agency
    More than 6,300 homes & businesses flooded – First Anniversary of Storm Desmond and planning to reduce flood risk in the future
  • Outwrite PR
    Correcting perceptions in search results and the public
  • Weber Shandwick
    Fare Game

Outstanding Independent Practitioner

  • Bridget Batty MCIPR
    Limetree Public Relations
  • Jane Hunt MCIPR
    Catapult PR

Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team

  • Electricity North West
  • M&S Bank
  • Manchester Airport
  • Stockport Council

Outstanding Small Public Relations Consultancy

  • Avant PR
  • MTJ Associates
  • No Brainer
  • One Little Bird PR
  • Petal & Co.
  • Refresh PR

Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy

  • Brazen
  • MC2
  • Peppermint Soda
  • Smoking Gun PR
  • Social Communications
  • Weber Shandwick