Communications & PR Awards Stevie Winners

  

Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, & Public Relations Awards Category Stevie® Award Winners

Awards in all of these categories were presented at the New York awards gala on June 18, 2012.

Public Relations Agency of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Makovsky + Company, New York, NY
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
JCPR, Parsippany, NJ

Communications Department of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group (CG), Charlotte, NC: Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group (CG) Communications Department
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
AECOM Technology Corporation, New York, NY: AECOM Technology Corporation – Corporate Communications
Mohawk Industries, Dalton, GA: Corporate Communications Team
PTGi, McLean, VA: PTGi Communications, Richard Ramlall
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ESPN, Bristol, CT: ESPN Communications Department
iolo technologies, Los Angeles, CA: iolo technologies' PR Department
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock Corporate Communications Team
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: USANA Health Sciences, Inc.

Communications Team of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Bankrate, New York, NY: Bankrate Communications Team
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Mohawk Industries, Dalton, GA: YCP Team
Tanis Communications, San Jose, CA: Always On: The Tanis Communications Oclaro Team
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Achievers, San Francisco, CA: Leveraging Communication at Achievers
Marriott International, Bethesda, MD: Marriott International Sales & Marketing Communications Team

Communications, Investor Relations, or PR Executive of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Makovsky + Company, New York, NY: Kenneth D. Makovsky, President and CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ: William R. Jenkins, Executive Director, Office of Communications and Public Affairs
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Michael K. Kempner, President and CEO
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: Dan Macuga, Chief Communications Officer
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Hamilton Sundstrand, Windsor Locks, CT: Jodi Hutchison, Communications Director
iolo technologies, Los Angeles, CA: Julia Zamorska, VP of Corporate Communications
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: Tami Nealy, Senior Director of Corporate Communications
PTGi, McLean, VA: Richard Ramlall, SVP, Corporate Development & CCO
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: Ashley Collins, Executive Director of Marketing, Public Relations, and Social Media

Communications Professional of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
VSE Corporation, Alexandria, VA: Sylvia Gethicker, Corporate Communications
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
iolo technologies, Los Angeles, CA: Cynthia Cruz, Junior PR Manager
Mohawk Industries, Dalton, GA: Stephen Grass, Communications Director
PGi, Atlanta, GA: Cora Rodenbusch, Sr. Corporate Communications Manager
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Bhava Communications, Berkeley, CA: Mastering the Art of Media Outreach: Hope Nicora from Bhava Communications
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Detroit, MI: Shannon Paul, Social Media Manager
iolo technologies, Los Angeles, CA: Karen Sorenson, PR Manager
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: Paige Hanson, LifeLock Educational Program Manager
Natasha Grach, Grach PR, Inc., San Diego, CA: Natasha Grach, PR Director
Stream Energy, Dallas, TX: Paul Thies, Senior Director of Communications

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Community Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Time Warner Cable, New York, NY: Time Warner Cable’s Connect a Million Minds™ (CAMM)
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Atlantic Shores Retirement Community, Virginia Beach, VA: Atlantic Shores/Guiding Eyes for the Blind Puppy Love Program
Direct Energy, Pittsburgh, PA: Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award Program
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Entergy Corporation, New Orleans, LA: Entergy Corporation Supports KIVA NOLA
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ: Run to Fight Children's Cancer Campaign
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock Speakers Series
MSLGROUP, Chicago, IL: General Motors: Driving Engagement with Grassroots Communications
Stream Energy, Dallas, TX: Stream Energy Supports Captain Hope's Kids
The Henker Group, Easton, MD: Silver Linings Gives Gifts of Pearls to Graduating Seniors

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Crisis Communications
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: JetBlue’s Flight Plan: Preserving Its Direct Relationship with Pilots
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Calysto Communications, Atlanta, GA: When Disaster Strikes: Using PR to Raise Funds and Client Visibility
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Hilton Worldwide, McLean, VA: Hilton Worldwide's Muffingate Response

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Global Issues
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts, McLean, VA: Introducing Hilton Huanying globally
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Bacardi Limited, Coral Gables, FL: Bacardi Limited: Celebrating 150 Years of Bringing People Together
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Shred-it International Inc., Toronto, Canada: The Shred-it Information Security Tracker

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Internal Communications
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Bacardi Limited, Coral Gables, FL: Bacardi Limited: Engaging Employees in Celebrating 150 Years of Bringing People Together
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, VA: Booz Allen Ideas Festival: A Big Idea with Huge Impact
Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group (CG), Charlotte, NC: Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group Internal Communications Program of the Year
The Grossman Group, Chicago, IL: “Changing Culture From The Top”
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Hamilton Sundstrand, Windsor Locks, CT: Hamilton Sundstrand 787 Employee Recognition Event
International Game Technology, Las Vegas, NV: The Hangover™ Slot Launch Rallies Employee Participation
Mohawk Industries, Dalton, GA: YourChoice Plan
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: JetBlue’s Flight Plan: Preserving Its Direct Relationship with Pilots
Vemma Nutrition Company, Scottsdale, AZ: Vemma Insider

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Investor Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Cognex Corporation, Natick, MA: Vote B.I.G.! Cognex 2011 Annual Report
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
PTGi, McLean, VA: PTGi Integrated IR/PR Program, Richard Ramlall
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
FTI Consulting, Hong Kong and New York, NY: China XD Plastics Company Limited: Communicating Financial News in a Period of Significant Volatility and Skepticism
Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA: Quality Systems: A Splitting Image: Stock Split Enhances Value of Wall Street Darling

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Issues Management
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: JetBlue’s Flight Plan: Preserving Its Direct Relationship with Pilots
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
ESPN, Bristol, CT: ESPN Issue Management
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Durham, NC: BCBSNC's Choosing the Right Place for Care Campaign
Mohawk Industries, Dalton, GA: Addressing Rising Health Care Costs in the Local Community

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Low Budget (under $10,000)
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Verizon Wireless, Grand Rapids, MI: Go FOUR the GOLD
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Bridging the Educational Challenges of Today Through Entrepreneurship Education
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Marketing 24/7, Inc., Trussville, AL: Bluestone Building Campaign
SDL, Superior, CO: SDL's Globalization Challenge

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Marketing – Business to Business
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
NetApp Inc., Sunnyvale, CA: Epic Customer Campaign in conjunction with Visual Language Launch
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Bhava Communications, Berkeley, CA: Big Data Gets a Boost: Leveraging Integrated Communications to Establish the Multi-Faceted Market Leadership of Cloudera
International Game Technology, Las Vegas, NV: IGT’s Ghostbusters™ B2B Slot Launch Slimes Competition
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL: Accenture High Performance Delivered Brand Campaign
Cejka Search, St. Louis, MO: Cejka Search's New Brand Identity Launch
PHH Arval, Sparks, MD: PHH Arval: Creating the Customer Experience

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Marketing – Consumer Products
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Samsung Telecommunications America, Richardson, TX: Samsung Mobile Blows Away Tablet Competition with Launch of the Galaxy Tab™ 10.1
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
MSLGROUP, Chicago, IL: Chevrolet Centennial: Elevating an Iconic American Brand
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Breaking Through the Noise at SXSW with Nikon
Samsung Telecommunications America, Richardson, TX: Samsung Mobile Makes the Smartphone Brilliant AGAIN with the Launch of the Galaxy S™ II in the U.S.

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Multicultural
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts, McLean, VA: Introducing Hilton Huanying globally
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Health Net, Inc., Woodland Hills, CA: Health Net, Inc. - The 'Go To' Plan for Latinos

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Reputation/Brand Management
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Blue Trumpet Group, Alameda, CA: No Wires? No Worries. Making Wireless Power the Next Cool Technology.
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock and FBI-LEEDA Align to Educate Law Enforcement about Identity Theft
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL: Accenture High Performance Delivered Brand Campaign
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock Speakers Series
Overture Networks, Morrisville, NC: Overture's Rebranding Initiative
SDL, Superior, CO: SDL's Globalization Challenge

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Public Affairs
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
National Association of Realtors, Chicago, IL: National Association of Realtors® Home Ownership Matters Campaign

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Public Service
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Legacy, Washington, DC: truth® Orange Summer Tour 2011
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock Speakers Series
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Entergy Corporation, New Orleans, LA: Pathways from Poverty
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock and FBI-LEEDA Align to Educate Law Enforcement about Identity Theft

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Social Media Focused
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee, WI: Click for Kids
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Delta Air Lines, Inc. Atlanta, GA: Ideas In Flight: Powered By TED, Delta & You
Entergy Corporation, New Orleans, LA: Entergy's Power to Fight Hunger Campaign
Winning Strategies, Newark, NJ: No Performance Tax - National Association of Broadcasters
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Health Net, Inc., Woodland Hills, CA: Brandville - Celebrating 'Brand-Strong' Employees
Raidious, Indianapolis, IN: Raidious Aids Super Bowl XLVI Fans with First-Ever Super Bowl Social Media Command Center
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: USANA Health Sciences Use of Social Media In 2011
Vemma Nutrition Company, Scottsdale, AZ: Vemma Uses Social Media to Create Award Winning Packaging