CN04. ESG Consultancy of the Year

This category recognises a consultancy that can demonstrate client work that has had a positive societal impact based on the three central factors: environmental, social, and governance.

CN03. Large Consultancy (100+ employees) [NEW]

This category is open to any consultancy with 100 + employees, whether multi-discipline or niche. Judges will look for evidence of financial performance, staff and client retention/acquisition, innovation and the implementation of creative ideas.

CN02. Medium Consultancy Award (30-99 employees) [NEW]

This category is open to any consultancy between 30 – 99 employees, whether multi-discipline or niche. Judges will look for evidence of financial performance, staff and client retention/acquisition, innovation and the implementation of creative ideas.

CN01.Small Consultancy Award (2-29 employees) [NEW]

This category is open to any consultancy with 2-29 employees, whether multi-discipline or niche. Judges will look for evidence of financial performance, staff and client retention/acquisition, innovation and the implementation of creative ideas.

BR02. Marketer of the Year [NEW]

This category is awarded to the marketer who demonstrated the fundamentals of communications, strategically helped to build brand reputation, engagement with audiences, and perceptions of the brand.

BR01. Brand of the Year [NEW]

This category honours a brand that has grown significantly using the power of PR to reach stakeholders, raise brand awareness, and build trusted relationships with its customers and public.

PT07. Young PR Professional of the Year

This category recognises the accomplishments of an individual who stands out among his or her peers, has the willingness to extend their range of skills, and has demonstrated early success in his or her field. Open to PR professionals who are 30 years of age or younger as of 20 April 2023.

C39. Best Use of Advocates/Influencers/Celebrities [NEW]

This category recognises the most creative, innovative, and well-executed campaign that leveraged an advocate/influencer or celebrity as part of the strategy and did its best to enhance and generate consumer engagement towards the targeted audience and raise brand awareness to deliver or exceed brand KPIs and objectives.

C38. Best Sponsorship/Partnership [NEW]

This award recognises excellence in utilising partnerships or partnership activation to achieve outcomes. Judges will be looking for creative and innovative sponsorship activation campaigns that cut through the clutter and reach out to the target audience, as well as how the public relations approach integrated with the overall campaign.

C37. Best Event Activation [NEW]

This category recognises the most effective and creative event activation through the use of innovative platforms and interactive elements that capture audience engagement in order to achieve campaign goals.