PRWEEK AWARDS 2003: PRWeek Sponsors' Statements

Discovery Networks Europe

Discovery Networks Europe (DNE), launched in 1989, reaches a cumulative subscriber base in excess of 100 million. DNE's portfolio comprises nine channels across 52 countries in the Europe, Middle East and Africa territories:Discovery Channel, Discovery Home & Leisure, Discovery Health, Animal Planet, Discovery Civilisation, Discovery Science, Discovery Travel & Adventure, Discovery Kids and Discovery Wings. Programming is customised into 20 languages and broadcast on seven unique feeds.

Harkness Kennett

We work on the people side of change, developing strategies to improve leadership, customer focus and change delivery through effective communication.

Our clients include Amersham, Amnesty International, the BBC, Compass Group, INVESCO Continental Europe, Marks and Spencer, the Office for National Statistics and Vodafone. We hope everyone has a wonderful evening.

Ellwood and Ellwood

The leading specialist recruitment company dedicated to the public affairs and government relations industry, recruiting from director to executive level for organisations in the public and private sectors. Whether you are recruiting for your team or developing your career, E&E will make it happen.

Kaizo incorporating Beer Davies

Award-winning creative campaigns from a consultancy that guarantees results.

With specialist teams for B2B, consumer, health and crisis & issues, Kaizo delivers certainty in communications. We do this by using a creative planning model - ValueFlow(TM) - to ensure you have the ingredients for success in place before work commences, regardless of what challenge or opportunity you face.


Foresight is the UK's most comprehensive source for future events information.

With a database of more than 10,000 fully researched events, Foresight provides thousands of ideas, leads and opportunities for PR agencies and professionals. Designed to save time and money, Foresight is essential for planning campaigns and avoiding clashes of events.

Media Training Masterclasses

The world's best communication training, providing individual delegates with the coaching and advice needed to deliver the skills and confidence that will allow them to effectively communicate their messages to global audiences.

Geronimo Public Relations

Geronimo is the UK's leading public sector and corporate social responsibility PR agency. Ranked the UK's fastest-growing agency (PRWeek, 25 April 2003), Geronimo is committed to providing each of its clients with a full-time, dedicated PR team that works as an extension to publicity and press office departments. This unique approach ensures maximum dedication and delivery.

Median Recruitment

Median Recruitment, established in 1997, has become the number one recruiter serving the UK PR industry. Experienced consultants specialise in different levels of candidates - both permanent and freelance - from PR assistants through account managers right up to director level. Median is the first port of call for many of the leading PR agencies and in-house departments.

We have, in many cases, helped guide the careers of candidates from graduation right through to their present senior positions.

Government News Network

GNN is the Government specialist in the regions for advice and support on media relations, evaluation, training, news distribution, event and crisis management, black and minority ethnic media, postgraduate study and, in partnership with COI Communications, a full marketing range. We bring private sector skills to the public service.

PPS Group

PPS Group is a team of talented public affairs professionals that solves clients' problems through quality strategic advice and creative, efficient delivery.

Specialists in local government, we provide intelligence, research, community affairs and media support to developers, utility companies, retailers, local authorities and telecoms groups. A PRWeek top 20 PR company, we have offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London and Manchester.


As part of Sweden-based Observer AB, Romeike forms the world's largest and most comprehensive media intelligence organisation. No other UK organisation can offer such a wide range of UK and international media monitoring and evaluation solutions from one source. In 2003, Romeike is proud to be working with sister company Waymaker in support of the PRWeek Awards.

Precise Media Monitoring

Precise Media Monitoring provides bespoke services to customers across most sectors, including PR consultancies, financial services, communication and government. A major proportion of companies in the FTSE 100 have their media monitoring requirements met by Precise. Our aim is to work closely with our clients to develop a service to suit their needs.


More than 85 per cent of PRWeek Top 150 agencies and 45 per cent of FTSE 100 companies choose Waymaker to support their communication activities.

Products and services include media and financial analyst databases, news release distribution services and software tools for the evaluation and analysis of media campaigns.

Regester Larkin

Regester Larkin is one of the UK's foremost advisers on reputation risk management. The agency works with leading national and international organisations that want to build and protect their reputations through anticipating and managing emerging and current risk issues, contingency planning and emergency response.


V4 is helping PR agencies win new business by adding to and strengthening their capabilities. V4 can help provide cutting-edge, web-based campaign tools and special events, improve pitching and presentation techniques, and provide new lead-generation strategies.


RioGraphics is a quality commercial sheet-fed printer producing promotional material (catalogues, brochures, leaflets and so on) for a range of clients, including Haymarket, Sainsbury's and Barclays. We have an extremely progressive approach to our work and an ambitious vision driven by customer satisfaction.

We are very much a hands-on organisation that is people-led by dedicated staff.


Run by industry professionals, Xchangeteam is the pioneering freelance resourcing company in communications and marketing. The vision behind Xchangeteam is to pioneer a new way for talented people to work and live harmoniously. Xchangeteam also has a permanent resourcing division called Nextrole.

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