Award Winners

1. PR Campaign of the Year

This award measured how effective Public Relations strategies were employed in a campaign in support of a major initiative in Ghana within 2015/2016. Campaigns embody the essence of strategy in pushing a product / service, promoting a company or bringing a public figure to prominence in the public consciousness. Presenting a core idea through various approaches and angles, the execution a well thought-out campaign brings the message home and allows its audience to identify with the subject.

 

PR Campaign of the Year 2016 – Stanbic Bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Internal Communicator of the Year

Offered leadership that drove excellent internal engagement leveraging effective PR strategies; provided quality guidance and counsel to management, respected and considered an important asset to the organisation; used cutting edge technology for effective internal communication; maintained effective and vibrant internal communication channels. Innovative and results oriented professional who delivered relevant, quality and quantifiable value that protected and/or added to the bottom line. 

Internal Communicator 2016- Alex Offei Lartey -Tigo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Best In-House Team of the year

Best In-House Team 2016- Tigo Ghana

Demonstrated a mastery of current PR best practices and leveraged same to enhance internal engagement and external bonding with key publics; contributed to the achievement of corporate objectives and to the increase of affection for the corporate brand. 

 

 

4. Best in Crisis & Issues Communication

Best in Crisis & Issues Communication – MTN

Showed leadership in a situation perilous to an individual, cause or corporate brand; effectively executed a carefully calibrated plan to engage key publics and positively influenced the narrative; ensured a mutually satisfactory resolution; and used the situation to enhance a (corporate) reputation.

 

 

 

5. PR Organization of the Year (Financial Sector)

PR Organization of the Year (Financial Sector)- Stanbic Bank

Demonstrated leadership; applied current best PR practice; innovative, and the most effective in Financial Services Communication

 

 

 

 

 

6. PR Organization of the Year (Telecommunications)

PR Organization of the Year (Telecommunications)-MTN

This award measured how the use of effective Public Relations strategies and principles built awareness, enhanced company image and generated adequate business for a telecommunications company within 2016/2017.

 

 

 

 

7. PR Organization of the Year (Manufacturing and Industries)
                                     

PR Organization of the Year (Manufacturing and Industries)- GHAPOHA

This award measured how the use of effective Public Relations strategies and principles built awareness, enhanced company image and general.ted increased business of a manufacturing and industrial company within 2016/2017.

 

 

 

 

8. PR Organization of the Year (Extractive Sector)

PR Organization of the Year (Extractive Sector)- Newmont Gold

The award measured how the use of effective Public Relations strategies and principles built awareness, enhanced company image and generated more community acceptance and increased business of the company in the extractive sector within 2016/2017.

 

 

 

9. Best Content

Best Content-Nestle Ghana Limited

Provided regular, relatable and relevant content, packaged in engaging and easily to consume ways to key publics

 

 

 

 

10. Best Promotional event

Best Promotional event- Stanbic Bank

Single best event in terms of planning, execution and follow through to promote an event or cause

 

 

 

 

11. Best in Technology

Best in Technology- ECG

Effectively used cutting edge technology to achieve PR objectives in a cost efficient and high impact manner

 

 

 

 

 

12. Best Community Relations Programme of the Year

 

Best Community Relations Programme -Vivo Energy Ghana

Planned and executed an effective relationship strengthening communication relations PR strategy which yielded demonstrable results 

 

 

 

 

 

13. Launch & Re-launch


With the release of a new product, every company hopes that it will be well received and surpass expectations. A smooth and targeted product launch is critical to its success, but creating such a scenario requires not only a great product but great minds behind its introduction to the market. This category     measured how strategies were formulated and executed to achieve stated objectives. 

 

 

14. Best ‘for a Cause’ Communication
Planned and executed an effective relationship PR strategy for a cause which yielded results beyond expectations

Best ‘for a Cause’ Communication- Stanbic Bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15. Best in Social Media Communication

Most effective year round PR engagements with selected core publics on Social Media 

Best in Social Media Communication- Mahogany Consult

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digital and Social Media Communication campaign – ECG

16. Digital and Social Media Communication campaign of the Year
Best single PR campaign on Social Media 

 

 

 

 

 

17. Best in Non Profit Communication

Best in Non Profit Communication- MTN

Planned and executed an effective relationship strengthening communication with a PR strategy which yield demonstrable results.

 

 

 

 

 

18. Most Outstanding PR Agency (PR consultancy of the year)

 

PR consultancy of the year- Global Media Alliance

Planned and implemented high results PR programmes and activities built on carefully considered strategies; extended the frontiers of PR practice and knowledge in Ghana; provided thought leadership; entrenched the application of relevant metrics and ensured a clear line between PR practice and value creation

 

 

 

19. PR Discovery of the year

PR Discovery of the year- Shirley Tony Kum

Less than 35 years old with up to 10 years’ experience who  demonstrated ability, capacity and showed tremendous professional development. Recognised and respected by peers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20. PR Personality of the year

PR Personality of the year -Paul Asare Ansah

This award measured the extent to which the exploits of the nominee has impacted on brand Ghana and the Ghanaian society.