Lansons is shortlisted in categories such as PR Consultancy and Best Use of Media Relations for its ‘Fidelity Investments: Keep the Faith’ work.
Blue Rubicon has been shortlisted for an award in three categories while nine entries from local authorities have made shortlists across the 19 categories.
Winners will be announced at a presentation dinner at the London Hilton, Park Lane, on 5 July. The evening will be hosted by Independent on Sunday editor-at-large Janet Street Porter.
There were more than 500 entries this year, compared with 334 in 2003.
The awards are now in their fifth year.