Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, & PR Awards

2014 Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, & Public Relations Awards Categories Stevie® Award Winners

Awards in all of these categories were presented at the ABA's traditional awards banquet in Chicago on June 13.

Public Relations Agency of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
PMK*BNC, Los Angeles, CA: PMK*BNC
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Making MWW Matter More
Walker Sands Communications, Chicago, IL: Walker Sands Communications
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
5W Public Relations, New York, NY: 5W Public Relations, A Public Relations Powerhouse for Challenger Brands
BackBay Communications, Boston, MA: BackBay Communications
J Public Relations, New York, NY: J Public Relations
Makovsky, New York NY: Makovsky: An Integrated Communications Power Player

Communications Department of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Pepco Holdings, Inc.; Washington, DC: A Reputational Turnaround
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Acorda Therapeutics, Ardsley, NY: Acorda Therapeutics
AMD, Austin, TX: AMD Public Relations Team
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Isagenix International, Chandler, AZ: Isagenix Communications Department

Communications Team of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AMD, Austin, TX: AMD Public Relations Team
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Bankrate, Inc., New York, NY: Educating Consumers About Personal Finance
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Engility, Chantilly, VA: Engility's Michigan SACWIS Communications Team

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Community Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AMD, Austin, TX: AMD Returns: The Launch of the GPU14 Graphics Card Family
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Durée & Company, Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, FL: Durée & Company's Community Relations Campaign: When the Government Shuts Down: Feeding South Florida Responds to a National Crisis
Health Net, Inc., Woodland Hills, CA: Health Net Plaza" Innovative Campaign"
Honeywell Hometown Solutions, Morristown, NJ: Honeywell Humanitarian Relief Fund
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Making “Stronger than the Storm” A Self Fulfilling Prophecy for NJ Shore Businesses and Communities
Samsung Electronics, Ridgefield Park, NJ: Solve for Tomorrow - A Brighter Future

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Crisis Communications
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, DFW Airport, TX: December Ice Storm: Social Takes Center Stage

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Events & Observances
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Home Instead Senior Care, Omaha, NE: Addressing the Needs of the Rapidly Growing Alzheimer’s Population and Family Caregivers
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Entergy Corporation, New Orleans, LA: Geaux Green
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Making “Stronger than the Storm” A Self Fulfilling Prophecy for NJ Shore Businesses and Communities
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Washington, DC: Green Apple Day of Service 2013
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Decision Resources Group, Burlington, MA: Managed Markets Summit
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Washington, DC: Greenbuild International Conference and Expo 2013
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: #SOCHI14

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Global Issues
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, Arlington, VA: The Global Energy Pledge Campaign
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, DFW Airport, TX: DFW International Air Service Development Missions - South America

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Issues Management
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Making “Stronger than the Storm” A Self Fulfilling Prophecy for NJ Shore Businesses and Communities

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Low Budget (Under $10,000)
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AMD, Austin, TX: The Campaign That Cost Less Than A Keg of Beer

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Business-to-Business
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Accenture, Chicago, IL: Client Success Stories - High Performance Delivered
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Decision Resources Group, Burlington, MA: Decision Resources Group's State Exchange Report Card
Makovsky, New York, NY: Makovsky and Crystal & Company: Reintroducing the World to an 80-Year-Old Brand
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
5W Public Relations, New York, NY: DigitalOcean Business to Business PR Campaign
Idea Grove, Dallas, TX: RiseSmart Super Bowl 2014
Insperity, Kingwood, TX: Insperity: We Are Ready Campaign
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Innovating for the Connected Home, Living Room and TV
Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA: Quality Systems/NextGen Healthcare: NextGen Healthcare’s HIMSS14 Campaign
Slack and Company, Chicago, IL: Introducing GE Predictivity
Stearns Johnson Communications, San Francisco, CA: Exceeding Expectations at CES 2013

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Consumer Products
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Delta Faucet Company, Indianapolis, IN: Celebrating 5 Years of Touch Technology Leadership
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
AMD, Austin, TX: AMD Returns: The Launch of the GPU14 Graphics Card Family
Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP), Washington, DC: Chocolate Milk: From the Gridiron to IRONMAN
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
The Navicor Group, LLC, Westerville, OH: Comfort Capes Brochure

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Consumer Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
SquareTrade, San Francisco, CA: SquareTrade Teaches Customers about Device Damage with the Breakability Index
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ICMA-RC, Washington, DC: National Save for Retirement Week Campaign by ICMA-RC
John Hancock Signature Services, Boston, MA: Fast, Simple & Secure

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Multicultural
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
UTC Aerospace Systems, Charlotte, NC: UTC Aerospace Systems Singapore Airshow 2014 Year of the Horse Campaign

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Public Affairs
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
National Association of Manufacturers and The Herald Group, Washington, DC: Alliance for Fair Trade with India
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Slack and Company, Chicago, IL: Dire States: The Drive To Revive America’s Ailing Infrastructure

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Public Service
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Making “Stronger than the Storm” A Self Fulfilling Prophecy for NJ Shore Businesses and Communities
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Aeras, Rockville, MD: EXPOSED: The Race Against Tuberculosis

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Reputation/Brand Management
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Home Instead Senior Care, Omaha, NE: Addressing the Needs of the Rapidly Growing Alzheimer’s Population and Family Caregivers
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL: Client Success Stories - High Performance Delivered
AECOM, New York, NY: AECOM Technology Corporation's Reputation/Brand Management Campaign
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
CACI, Arlington, VA: CACI's Character Campaign
Durée & Company, Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, FL: Durée & Company Introduces Rising Tide Car Wash's New Model for Social Entrepreneurship

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Social Media Focused
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Cisco, San Jose, CA: Cisco's Network Convergence System Launch Campaign
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc., Carle Place, NY: 1-800-Flowers.com Celebrates International Women’s Day
Entergy Corporation, New Orleans, LA: Star Power Facebook Campaign
Klick Communications, Santa Monica, CA: Klick Communications Launches Michelle Bridges' 12 Week Body Transformation Social Media Campaign in the US
Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP). Washington, DC: Protein Fight Club
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Making “Stronger than the Storm” A Self Fulfilling Prophecy for NJ Shore Businesses and Communities
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: RESET: Destination Transformation 2013
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Pioneer Financial Services, Kansas City, MO: Pioneer Services' Social Media Success
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: USANA Social Media

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Internal Communications
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AECOM Technology Corporation, Los Angeles, CA: AECOM Health Care Reform and Open Enrollment Communications
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, VA: Booz Allen Ideas Festival: Where Big Ideas Take Off
Entergy Corporation, New Orleans, LA: Heartlight Campaign
UTC Aerospace Systems, Charlotte, NC: UTC Aerospace Systems Managers’ Toolbox Talks - engaging employees in Environment, Health & Safety topics
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Decision Resources Group, Burlington, MA: Decision Resources Group Internal Portal
Experian Marketing Services, New York, NY: Experian Marketing Services Communicates Business Strategy to Global Employees

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Investor Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
John Hancock Signature Services, Boston, MA: Fast, Simple & Secure
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA: Quality Systems, Inc.: A 40-Year-Old Healthcare Model Comes of Age

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - New Product Launch
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
5W Public Relations, New York, NY: Cold-EEZE® Cold Remedy Products Campaign
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
AMD, Austin, TX: AMD Returns: The Launch of the GPU14 Graphics Card Family
Span-America Medical Systems, Greenville, SC: The Encore Bed Campaign (new product launch) for Span-America Medical Systems
Vantage PR, San Francisco, CA: Vantage Catapults Abalta to the Front of the Connected Car Race

PR Innovation of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Makovsky, New York NY: Wall Street’s Reputation: A Different Perspective on the Long Road Back to Recovery
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Health Net, Inc., Woodland Hills, CA: Health Net Plaza" Innovative Campaign"

Communications, Investor Relations, or PR Executive of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AT&T Inc., Dallas, TX: Susan Johnson, Senior VP - Investor Relations
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
AECOM, New York, NY: Paul Gennaro, SVP and Chief Communications Officer
Sirona Dental Systems, Inc., Long Island City, NY: Joshua Zable, VP-Investor Relations
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
5W Public Relations, New York, NY: Ronn Torossian Marks 10 Years of Exponential Growth as Founder and CEO
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., San Carlos, CA: Jim Rivas, Head of Global Corporate Communications
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Carreen Winters, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: Ashley Collins, Executive Director of PR, Social Media and Communications
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: Dan Macuga, Chief Communications Officer

Communications Professional of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: Allie Henderson, Public Relations Specialist
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
AMD, Austin, TX: Chris Hook, Director of Public Relations
Best Doctors, Inc., Boston, MA: Justin Joseph, Director, Public Relations
Engility, Chantilly, VA: Jessica Tozer, Social Media Strategist and blogger
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: Angie Larsen, Senior Manager of Corporate Relations
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Temperature@lert, Boston, MA: Diane Deng, Manager of Growth Hacking
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: Mallory Moger, Public Relations Specialist
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: Misty Dangel, Public Relations Specialist
VSE Corporation, Alexandria, VA: Sylvia Gethicker, Director of Communications