St John Ambulance/GolinHarris double winners at CIPR Excellence Awards

St John Ambulance/GolinHarris were crowned double winners at last night's CIPR Excellence Awards after taking home the prize for the best Not-for-Profit Campaign and the judges' special award for Measurement and Evaluation.

Double winners: St John Ambulance
Double winners: St John Ambulance

Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy went to Tangerine PR. Judges said: ‘Tangerine does everything well! It is clearly an inspiring consultancy – for client and employees alike – with strong values and a consistent record of success, based on clever ideas, hard work and an exceptionally sincere relationship with its clients.'

Other winners on the night included MHP Health Mandate, which won two awards for the corporate and business communications award (‘commissioning in the new world’) and the healthcare campaign (in conjunction with the Rarer Cancers Foundation for ‘Securing a Cancer Drugs Fund’). 

Also winning twice was Siren for their media relations and Broadcast campaigns (on ‘Royal Caribbean Cruises: Launching new ship Celebrity Eclipse with a repatriation mission).

The internal magazine or newspaper award went to 2010 winners The Soldier Team for their Soldier Magazine and Teesside University also won the Website award for the second year running.

CIPR CEO Jane Wilson said: ‘Competition was as fierce as ever, producing an exceptional quality of entries – outstanding, considering the economic challenges of last year. The public relations world has proved not just that it is resilient but that even when budgets are tight, creativity and a focus on return on investment come to the fore.’

The winners of the 2011 CIPR Excellence Awards were announced at a dinner in The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London. CIPR President (and Fellow) Paul Mylrea hosted and Julia Hartley-Brewer, journalist, broadcaster and presenter at LBC 97.3FM, compèred.

Full list of winners

Corporate and Business Communications  MHP Health Mandate - Commissioning in the new world

Investor Relations Essar Energy and Capital MSL - London's Largest Listing Post-Credit Crunch

Internal Communications Torbay Council Communications Office - Employee Engagement Campaign

Consumer Relations Kaizo, Flip Video - Sharing Hearts, Minds and Moments

Public Sector South Wales Fire & Rescue Service - Project Bernie

Corporate Responsibility Aygaz with Lobby PR - Climate change education program: For our children and our children's children

Public Affairs WSPA UK - Not in my Cuppa

Not-for-Profit St John Ambulance & GolinHarris - Life Lost

Healthcare MHP Health Mandate and the Rarer Cancers Foundation - Securing a Cancer Drugs Fund

Integrated Campaigns Freshwater UK & Donate Wales - Wales's Invisible Death Row

Media Relations Siren - Royal Caribbean Cruises: Launching new ship Celebrity Eclipse with a repatriation mission

Best Use of Social Media Gatwick Airport and Rabbit - Talk to Gatwick

Broadcast Siren - Royal Caribbean Cruises: Launching new ship Celebrity Eclipse with a repatriation mission

Global Public Relations salt PR Launch of Unilever Food

Crisis Communications Cornwall Council - Flooding in Cornwall

Automotive Public Relations Prova PR - Fueling Rally fever across Wales

Low Budget 90TEN Healthcare for Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

External Newspaper or Magazine University for the Creative Arts - Creative Update

Internal Newspaper or Magazine The Soldier Team - Soldier Magazine

Publication The Royal British Legion - The Royal British Legion Learning Pack

Website Teesside University - Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Event Shine Communications - Indesit Party Launderette

Outstanding Young Communicator Doug Hewett - Engage Group

Best Freelance Practitioner Robin Lander Brinkley

Outstanding Small Consultancy Bondy Consulting


Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team British Heart Foundation

Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy Tangerine PR

Special Award for Measurement and Evaluation St John Ambulance & GolinHarris - Life Lost

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