Media Awards: CIPR Scotland PRide Awards

STRIPE Communications and West Dunbartonshire Council were among the big winners at a Scots public relations awards competition, which also saw among the winners allmediascotland.com media release posting clients, Holyrood Partnership and Muckle Media.

The PRide Awards, run by the Scots division of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, saw West Dunbartonshire taking three tiles, including best internal communications campaign and best public sector campaign.

Meanwhile, Stripe was named outstanding public relations consultancy, with the agency’s employee,¬†Shaun Bell, chosen as outstanding young communicator.

Holyrood Partnership and Muckle Media each won two titles.

The awards ceremony took place last Thursday, as noted here, on allmediascotland.com.

The winners, silver, finalists’ list reads, as follows:

Corporate and Business Communications Campaign

GOLD

Muckle Media for Entrepreneurial Spark – Opportunity Knocks for Entrepreneurial Spark and partners; company incorporations at an all-time high

SILVER

Holyrood Partnership – Sodexo Prestige; The Right Ingredients for a Relaunch

FINALISTS

Citypress and Bank of Scotland – Bank of Scotland: Rising Fortunes and Appetite for Growth

Holyrood Partnership – Banks Renewables; Wind Power Without the Spin

Pagoda PR and First ScotRail in-house communications team – First Class Stakeholder Engagement

Weber Shandwick – Accoya Goes Global

Not-for-Profit Campaign

GOLD

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations – Poverty Storm

SILVER

Grayling Scotland – Carnegie International Legacy Week

FINALISTS

3×1 Public Relations – The Kelpies; Scotland’s new cultural landmark

Pagoda PR – Changing the face of social work in Scotland

Pagoda PR and Forestry Commission Scotland – The Commonwealth Woods: Creating a Lasting Legacy

Weber Shandwick – Making the case for social investment

Internal Communications Campaign

GOLD

West Dunbartonshire Council – Working Well Together Campaign

SILVER

VisitScotland – Brilliant Moment Maker

FINALISTS

Edinburgh Napier University – National Student Survey

Scottish Enterprise – Reward and Recognition in Scottish Enterprise

University of Glasgow – Campus Conversation

Community Relations Campaign

GOLD

Holyrood Partnership – Banks Renewables, Bandirran: Powering support

SILVER

Grayling Scotland – M&S Big Beach Clean-up

FINALISTS

Bank of Scotland and Material UK – Bank of Scotland Community Fund

Bank of Scotland and Material UK – Bank of Scotland Midnight League

Beattie Communications – Bin the Bedroom Tax

Pagoda PR and Forestry Commission Scotland – The Commonwealth Woods: Creating a Lasting Legacy

Public Sector Campaign

GOLD

West Dunbartonshire Council – Make a living. Make a difference.

SILVER

Stripe Communications & The Scottish Government Marketing – How PR saved lives on Country Roads

FINALISTS

Consolidated PR and The Scottish Government – A Wee Chat About Organ Donation

NHS Ayrshire & Arran – Bringing your NHS to you

Pagoda PR and Forestry Commission Scotland – The Commonwealth Woods; creating a lasting legacy

The City of Edinburgh Council – Countdown to the Edinburgh Tram Service

Low Budget Campaign

GOLD

Holyrood Partnership – Khushi’s: Back to 1947

SILVER

Beattie Communications – Bin the Bedroom Tax

FINALISTS

Muckle Media for Entrepreneurial Spark – Opportunity Knocks for Entrepreneurial Spark and partners; company incorporations at an all-time high

Palompo PR – Delectable recipes for every day cookbook launch

Tricker PR – The Choir of Davids; VisitAberdeen

Weber Shandwick – Raising a glass to Aldi’s Scottish Beer Festival

Best Sporting Campaign

GOLD

Holyrood Partnership – U.S. Kids Golf European Championship: Media Hooked On Golf

SILVER

Beattie Communications – Boxing Scotland 2014 Road to the Commonwealth

FINALIST

Smarts – Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run 2013

Healthcare Campaign

GOLD

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde – ‘Smear’ Campaign

SILVER

Prostate Cancer UK – Quality Care. Everywhere.

Consumer Relations Campaign

GOLD

3×1 Public Relations – Forest Fairytales

SILVER

Stripe Communications – VELUX; Lovers of Light

FINALISTS

Grayling Scotland – Ryder Cup Tartan & Tweed

Perceptive Communicators – The Athletes’ Village: Countdown to Launch

Scottish Widows (Lloyds Banking Group) – Reinventing the Widow

Stripe Communications – IRN-BRU

Best Use of Media Relations

GOLD

Citypress /Seafish – Sea You Home Safe

SILVER

Holyrood Partnership – Scottish Business Resilience Centre; Faking Bad

FINALISTS

3×1 Public Relations – Championing British Fish and Chips

3×1 Public Relations – The Kelpies; Scotland’s new cultural landmark

Orbit Communications – My Life, My Death, My Choice; Support the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill

Weber Shandwick – Back in the driving seat

Best Use of Social Media

GOLD

3×1 Public Relations – @hsfairytale

SILVER

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde – ‘Smear’ Campaign

FINALISTS

Consolidated PR and The Scottish Government – A Wee Chat About Organ Donation

Smarts – Border Biscuits #brilliantnotboring social media

The City of Edinburgh Council – Countdown to the launch of the Edinburgh tram project

VisitScotland – Whisky Flavoured Milk; VisitScotland’s April Fool

Best External Publication

GOLD

Falkirk Council – Tenant Talk

SILVER

Wheatley Group – The Key; For all GHA tenants

FINALISTS

APS Group Scotland – Scottish Scenic Routes

Think – Escape for First Great Western

VisitScotland – Delivering For

Best Internal Publication

GOLD

Edinburgh Napier University – Newsfeed Student Magazine

SILVER

Fife Council – Intouch… with Social Work

FINALISTS

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde – A staff magazine so good, news editors follow-up its content

Petrofac Offshore Projects & Operations – This is OPO

West Dunbartonshire Council – Talk newspaper

Best Event

GOLD

Spreng & Co – The Duke of Wellington Comes to Life for STV Glasgow

SILVER

Weber Shandwick Scotland/P4P Design – Goodbye Caltongate, Hello New Waverley

Public Affairs Campaign

GOLD

Pagoda PR – Improving housing choices for older Scots

SILVER

Pagoda PR and First ScotRail in-house communications team – First Class Stakeholder Engagement

FINALISTS

Grayling Scotland – Secure housing its rightful place in the Act to integrate health and social care

Prostate Cancer UK – Quality Care. Everywhere.

Scottish Public Sector Team of the Year

GOLD

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

SILVER

The City of Edinburgh Council

FINALISTS

Edinburgh Napier University

Fife Council

West Dunbartonshire Council

Outstanding Young Communicator

GOLD

Shaun Bell – Stripe Communications

FINALISTS

Emma Pollock MCIPR – Scottish Government

Glenda Rochead – VisitScotland

Hannah Blewett MCIPR – Fifth Ring

Jennifer Green ACIPR – Bread PR

Melissa Clark ACIPR – Holyrood Partnership

Outstanding Small Consultancy

GOLD

Muckle Media

Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team

GOLD

The City of Edinburgh Council

SILVER

Seafish

FINALISTS

Lloyds Banking Group

VisitScotland

Wheatley Group

Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy

GOLD

Stripe Communications

SILVER

Grayling Scotland

FINALISTS

3×1 Public Relations

Bread PR

Fifth Ring

Frasermedia

Best Use of Research, Planning, Measurement and Evaluation

GOLD

West Dunbartonshire Council – Make a living. Make a difference.