Scotland and Yorkshire & Lincolnshire celebrate CIPR Grand Prix Award wins

Scotland and Yorkshire & Lincolnshire swept the board at the 2009 CIPR Grand Prix Awards, sharing eight of the 27 coveted awards between them.

Best publication: Visit Scotland
Best publication: Visit Scotland

VisitScotland picked up three Grand Prix Awards, the most collected by one team. It was the winner in the Measurement and Evaluation, Best Publication and Outstanding In-House PR Team categories.

The big Yorkshire and Lincolnshire winners included Yorkshire Water, who picked up the Corporate Responsibility Award, while Finn Communications was awarded the Public Sector prize.

Golley Slater Wales was also celebrating after being picked as the winner of the Outstanding PR Consultancy award.

The CIPR President's Grand Prix Awards mark the end of the 2009 CIPR PRide Awards. 

The PRide Awards Gold winners were pitched against Gold winners in the same category from other regions for a Grand Prix Award. 




Category 1 - Corporate Communications

Approach PR, Yorkshire Biz Awards - Triumph Over Adversity (Yorkshire & Lincolnshire)


Category 2 - Not-for-Profit

Artisan PR - The Flight Fantastic (Scotland)


Category 3 - Internal Communications

Southern Water Services - BAS The Frog (Home Counties South)


Category 4 - Crisis Communications

E.ON UK Plc - Communicating during climate camp protests at Kingsnorth, Kent (Midlands)


Category 5 - Measurement and Evaluation

VisitSctotland - Measuring Success to Shape the future (Scotland)


Category 6 - Community Relations

Smarts - ‘At the Interface' Suffolk & Lenadoon Interface Group (Northern Ireland)


Category 7 - Public Affairs

Manchester Airports Group - Campaign against the introduction of Aviation Duty (North West)


Category 8 - Public Sector

Finn Communications Limited - Cough Cough Campaign (Yorkshire & Lincolnshire)


Category 9 - Low Budget

Pam Lloyd PR - Save our cauliflower! (West of England)


Category 10 - Consumer Relations

Dangling Carrot PR - Duo: The Boot Gurus (West of England)


Category 11 - Best Use of Media Relations

Spinoza Kennedy Vesey Communications PR - Blackpool - J'aime La Tour (North West)


Category 12 - Integrated Communications

FBA Ltd - Rachel's Organic 25th Anniversary (Wales)


Category 13 - Corporate Responsibility

Yorkshire Water - One Million Green Fingers (Yorkshire & Lincolnshire)


Category 14 - Best Use of New Media

Wolfstar - Global Launch of Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 (Yorkshire & Lincolnshire)


Category 15 - Best Use of Photography or Design

Bright Consultancy - Living al Fresco (Midlands)


Category 16 - Best Newspaper or Magazine

Business Link East - The Know (East Anglia)


Category 17 - Best Publication

VisitScotland - Real Scotland - The Locals' Guide (Scotland)


Category 18 - Best Leaflet

Proteus Public Relations Ltd - Plastic fantastic milk bottles (Thames & Chiltern)


Category 19 - Best Website or Microsite

Belfast Zoo - Belfast Zoological Gardens Website (Northern Ireland)


Category 20 - Best Event

Brazen PR Ltd - Monopoly - UK National Championships (North West)


Category 22 - Outstanding Small Consultancy

Brouha Marketing Ltd (West of England)


Category 23 - Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team

VisitScotland (Scotland)


Category 24 - Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy

Golley Slater (Wales)

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