PRWeek Awards 2006: finalists

With the prestigious gong-fest just days away, we list those comms teams hoping to leave the event in glory.

The Weber Shandwick Award - PR Professional of the Year
To be announced
 
The Media Training Masterclasses Award - Communicator of the Year
To be announced
 
The James Maxwell Award - Ketchum
To be announced
 
The Indigo Red Award - Campaign of the Year
To be announced
 
The JFL Search & Selection Award - Consultancy of the Year

Shortlist:
Blue Rubicon
Edelman
Four Communications
Frank PR
Octopus
 
International Consultancy of the Year

Shortlist:
Financial Dynamics
Hill & Knowlton
Lewis PR
Weber Shandwick
 
The Huntsworth Award - Private Sector Department of the Year

Shortlist:
EDF Energy media relations
Eurostar corporate communications
HBOS in-house team
Shell Chemicals external affairs team
 
Public Sector Department of the Year

Shortlist:
Equal Opportunities Commission
Shelter
Stockport Council
Refuge
The British Library
 
The Profiles Creative Award - New Consultancy of the Year

Shortlist:
Golden Goose PR
Haggie Hepburn
Lucre Communications
Pelham Public Relations
Seventy Seven PR/ Threepipe

The Precise Media Award - Financial

Shortlist:
Citigate Dewe Rogerson: ‘AXA Avenue - The UK's first financial social experiment' - for AXA
Citigate Dewe Rogerson: ‘Making Virgin Money count on the sports pages' - for Virgin Money
Cognito: ‘Hedgestock' - for Albourne Partners
Lexis PR: ‘Launching Sheilas' Wheels' - for E-sure
Coutts & Co and Lansons Communications: ‘Trillionaire'
 
The Porter Novelli Award - Young PR Professional of the Year

Shortlist:
Lawrence COLLIS - Shine Communications
Nicola DA COSTA - Weber Shandwick
Louise FISK - Octane, a division of Lewis PR
Tim JOHNSON - Regester Larkin
Enda JOYCE - Media Strategy
 
Healthcare: OTC/Consumer

Shortlist:
Good Relations: ‘Prescription for good health' - for Meat & Livestock Commission (British Meat Nutrition Education Service)
Munro & Forster: ‘Keeping cough relief on track (Benylin)' - for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
Red Door Communications: ‘Gift of life' - for Department of Health in collaboration with UK Transplant and Astellas, Novartis and Roche
Red Door Communications: ‘NiQuitin CQ' - for GlaxoSmithKline
ZPR: ‘Sex tax cut condom campaign' - for Superdrug
 
The Xchangeteam Award - Freelance Achievement of the Year

Shortlist:
Emma LEWIS
Nicola MALES
Sarah TREADWELL-JONES
 
The Harkness Kennett Award - Internal Communications

Shortlist:
BUPA: ‘BUPA - the big picture'
CTN Communications: ‘Two-six' - for Royal Navy
Home Retail Group (Homebase): ‘Re:locate'
ITV: ‘Brand of 2010'
 
The GNN and Trinity & All Saints Award - Public Sector

Shortlist:
Blue Rubicon: ‘Command and control - Driving recruitment for the police High Potential Development Scheme' - for the Home Office
Equal Opportunities Commission: ‘30th Anniversary of the Sex Discrimination Act and Equal Opportunities Commission'
Fishburn Hedges: ‘Get on "Gets counting'' - for Department for Education and Skills
Sheffield City Council: ‘Gateway Programme'
Westminster City Council: ‘Vodka from Russia, Licence from Westminster'
 
The CIPR Award - Not for Profit

Shortlist:
Alzheimer's Society: ‘Dementia - not in my street?'
British Heart Foundation: ‘Food4Thought'
Cancer Research UK: ‘Smoke-free workplaces'
Lloyd Northover: ‘Oxfam Unwrapped Christmas 2005' - for Oxfam
NCH, the children's charity: ‘NCH Putting U in the picture campaign'
The Children's Society: ‘Safe & Sound campaign'
The SPA Way: ‘Speaking up for the Police Dependant's Trust' - for Police Dependant's Trust
Unity: ‘Crisis Pud' - for Crisis
 
The Hanson Search Award - City

Shortlist:
Brunswick: ‘£10.2bn sale of BAA plc to the Ferrovial Consortium'
Finsbury: ‘BPB - Defence against Saint Gobain'
Finsbury: ‘J Sainsbury: Reputation Improvement under Justin King'
Finsbury: ‘LSE: Defences against four approaches'
Maitland: ‘Mittal: Pursuit of Arcelor'
Marks & Spencer: ‘Ongoing reputation management'
Tulchan Communications: ‘Drax Refinancing, defence and listing'
 
The Resolute Communications Award - Healthcare: Ethical

Shortlist:
Euro RSCG Biss Lancaster: ‘Levitra global PR campaign' - for Bayer HealthCare
hsd communications: ‘Primary Care Dermatological Society campaign' - for Primary Care Dermatological Society
Red Consultancy: ‘Secrets of modern motherhood' - for Schering/Mirena
Red Door Communications: ‘Crestor data outreach: Asteroid - Turning back the clock on heart disease' - for AstraZeneca
Shire Health London: ‘The European Report - UK vs Europe: Losing the fight against Hepatitis C' - for Roche Products/The Hepatitis C Trust
 
The VMA Group Search & Selection Award - Specialist Consultancy of the Year

Shortlist:
Lansons Communications
M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment
Regester Larkin
Taylor Herring PR
Virgo Health PR
Weber Shandwick Healthcare
 
The Works Award - Technology

Shortlist:
Bite Communications: ‘Finds of the Year 2005' - for Yahoo! Search
Chameleon PR: ‘Slf-dstrct msgs no lngr Mssn Impssl - for Staellium/Stealth Text
Citigate Dewe Rogerson: ‘Fujitsu Siemens Computers - The rise of the green collar worker' - for Fujitsu Siemens Computers
Fishburn Hedges: ‘It's for you - Who! Tom Baker launched as Voice of BT Text' - for BT Retail
The Red Consultancy: ‘The Joy of X: Making Xbox 360 a pop culture phenomenon'
 
Marketing Communications: Business

Shortlist:
b2b Communications: ‘Committed to ale' - for In Bev UK
Brands2Life: ‘Minding mobile manners' - for T-Mobile BlackBerry
Dow Jones & Company: ‘Not just another newspaper redesign: The Wall Street Journal Europe'
Octopus: ‘Raising standards in employment' - for REC
Man Bites Dog: ‘These four walls: The REAL British office' - for Gensler
The Red Consultancy: ‘Creative Clicks' - for MSN EMEA
Touch PR: ‘Red Tractor Day' - for Assured Food Standards
 
Marketing Communications: Consumer (annual fee more than £100k)

Shortlis
t:
Cake Group: ‘Nintendogs launch campaign' - for Nintendo UK
Four Communications and APACS: ‘I Love PIN campaign'
Jackie Cooper PR: ‘The launch of PlayStation Portable' - for Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Nelson Bostock Communications: ‘Canon: The other side of football' - for Canon Europe
The Red Consultancy: ‘The Joy of X: Making Xbox 360 a pop culture phenomenon' - for Microsoft Xbox
 
Corporate Publications

Shortlist:
Argos: Argos Post
Eurostar: Corporate publications
Pleon UK: ‘Experience Choice' collateral - for Shell Hydrogen
Scottish Widows: Techtalk
Westminster City Council: Westminster Reporter
 
The Golin Harris Award - Corporate Communications

Shortlist:
Fishburn Hedges: ‘The cost of carbon - putting climate change on the business agenda' - for The Carbon Trust
McDonald's UK: ‘The simple facts about our food'
NATS: ‘Our story: Rebranding from public to private'
Nelson Bostock Communications: ‘Canon: The other side of football' - for Canon Europe
Royal Mail: ‘Unseen UK: A book of photographs by the people at Royal Mail'
The Prince's Trust: ‘30th Birthday'
 
Marketing Communications: Consumer (annual fee less than £100k)

Shortlist
:
Fishburn Hedges: ‘It's for you - Who! Tom Baker launched as Voice of BT Text' - for BT Retail
Cow PR: ‘From vicars to page 3 girls: The opening of Thorpe Park' - for Tussaud's Group
Frank PR: ‘Save the proper British café' - for HP Sauce
Lexis PR: ‘Launching Sheilas' Wheels' - for E-sure
Launch Group: ‘From chalet to shoreline' - for Butlins
The Red Consultancy: ‘Dirt is good: The Persil 33 things to do before you're 10 '
The Red Consultancy: ‘The AA Insurance car park stars campaign' - for AA Insurance
The Science Museum: ‘The world's first light lounge at the Science Museum's Dana Centre
 
The Regester Larkin Award - Issues and Crisis Management

Shortlist:
Stockport Council: ‘24 hours to make Stockport safe'
Transport for London: ‘Media management of 7 July 2005 terrorist attacks on the Transport for London network'
VisitBritain on behalf of Tourism Industry Emergency Response Group: ‘Minimising the impact of 7 July and 21 July 2005 on tourism'
 
The Ellwood & Atfield Award - Public Affairs

Shortlist:
Airbus UK and Good Relations Political: ‘Airbus A350'
AS Biss & Co: Securing implementation of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme' - for Bowel Cancer UK
Cancer Research UK: ‘Smoke-free workplaces'
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service: ‘Attacks on firefighters public affairs/lobbying programme'
Royal Society of Chemistry: ‘PR turns the tide of science at Brighton'
 
Research

Shortlist:
Band & Brown Communications: ‘Networking skills in eastern and western Europe' - for Cisco Systems
Harrison Cowley: ‘Cheese and dreams' - for The British Cheese Board
Man Bites Dog: ‘These four walls: The REAL British office' - for Gensler
Nexus Communications Group: ‘Tea4Health' - for The Tea Council
Shire Health International: ‘From the heart: The cholesterol message isn't getting through' - for AstraZeneca

New Media

Shortlist:
Cohn & Wolfe and O2 inhouse team: ‘Live8 text ticketing'
Lansons Communications: ‘Chataboutmoney.co.uk'
NSPCC: ‘Don't hide it'
 
Broadcast

Shortlist:
Cow PR: ‘House of Trustmark' - for TrustMark
Eurostar: ‘2012 Olympics: Decision day'
Markettiers4dc: AA Publishing's ‘2006 Road Atlas launch'
Medialink and Orange: ‘The Orange British Academy Film Awards 2006'
The Television Consultancy: ‘Shell fuel economy world record challenge' - for Shell
VisitLondon: ‘Broadcast London'

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