PR Awards

2015 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 22.

Public Relations Agency of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
PMK-BNC, Los Angeles, CA: PMK-BNC
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
5W Public Relations, New York, NY: 5W Public Relations
Bhava Communications, Emeryville, CA: Bhava Communications: Amplifying Tech’s Heartbeat
Eastwick Communications, San Francisco, CA: Eastwick
ICR, Inc., New York, NY: ICR, Inc.
Makovsky & Co, New York, NY: Makovsky & Co
Matter Communications, Newburyport, MA: Matter Communications: Seizing the Mantle of Leadership
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Making MWW Matter More
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Racepoint Global, Boston, MA: Racepoint Global

Communications Department of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Girl Scouts of the USA, New York, NY: More than Cookies, Camps and Crafts, Girl Scouts Drives 21st Century Conversations around Girls’ Leadership
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Bankrate, Inc., New York, NY: Educating Consumers About Personal Finance
Fareportal, New York, NY: PR Department
Isagenix International, Chandler, AZ: Isagenix Communications Department
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Office Depot, Inc., Boca Raton, FL: Office Depot, Inc. Communications Department

Communications Team of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Hewlett Packard, Palo Alto, CA: HP Software Professional Services Communications - Journey to Profitable Growth
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Digital Risk, Maitland, FL: Digital Risk Thought Leadership Communications
ORBCOMM, Rochelle Park, NJ: ORBCOMM, Connecting People and Machines Anywhere in the World
Relayware, Jersey City, NJ: Relayware's Communications Team Homes in on Buyer Persona & Sales Soar
Stadion, Watkinsville, GA: Stadion Marketing
Tanis Communications, Mountain View, CA: Tanis Communications Team Helping mCube Make a Big Impact
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
3E Connections,Inc., Margate, FL: Flock The Block
ASM International, Materials Park, OH: ASM International's Marketing & Communications Team
HighPoint Global, Reston, VA: Citizen Experience Team
Verne Global, Falls Church, VA : Verne Global Corporate Communications Team

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Arts & Entertainment
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Turning the Daytime Emmy® Awards into Must Watch TV/Online
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
DEVENEY, New Orleans, LA: Prospect. 3: Notes for Now Strategic Communication Plan

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Community Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Honeywell Hometown Solutions and National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Morristown NJ: HHS and NCMEC: KidSmartz
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
CV Strategies, Indian Wells, CA: iEfficient.com Water Conservation Campaign
U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, DC: Green Apple Day of Service
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Imprenta Communications Group, Pasadena, CA: PG&E: See Our Progress

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Events & Observances
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
DEVENEY, New Orleans, LA: Arnaud's Teddy Bear Program
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Krupp Kommunications, New York, NY: #HappyActs Challenge by Live Happy Magazine
We Card Program, Arlington, VA: We Card Awareness Month - September 2014

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Global Issues
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Bacardi Limited, Coral Gables, FL: Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, DFW Airport, TX: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport's 2014 Air Service Development Mission to China
Imprenta Communications Group, Pasadena, CA: Ethiopia Health Aid

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Internal Communications
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AECOM, Los Angeles, CA: Wellness at AECOM
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
ActiveHealth Management, New York, NY: ActiveHealth Management B.E.S.T. Campaign
Bacardi Limited, Coral Gables, FL: Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future
Hewlett Packard, Palo Alto, CA: HP Software Professional Services Communications - Journey to Profitable Growth
Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee, WI: BRAVO Employee Recognition Program Launch | Northwestern Mutual
Unilever, London: Unilever: The new face of leadership internal communications campaign
Virtusa Corporation, Westborough, MA: Campaign for Career Compass- A social campaign for employees' career growth and organizational excellence
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
BMO Capital Markets, Chicago, IL: Capital Markets Quarterly

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Investor Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
IGATE Corporation, Bridgewater, NJ: IGATE Corporation's 2014 Investor Relations Program
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Virtusa Corporation, Westborough, MA: Virtusa's Commitment to openness and transparency reflected in financial communications to investors and the media

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Business-to-Business
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Walker Sands Communications, Chicago, IL: The InterCall Mobile Conferencing Study
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
5W Public Relations, New York, NY: Camp Bow Wow Franchise Sales
Accenture, Chicago, IL: Accenture Strategy and Digital Launch
Calysto Communications, Atlanta, GA: Boosting Brand Awareness Through Cost-Effective Social Media
Vantage PR, San Francisco, CA: Vantage PR Introduces Voxbone to the U.S. Market
Walker Sands Communications, Chicago, IL: Crowdsourcing Creativity: The DesignCrowd Project
Walker Sands Communications, Chicago, IL: Declaring a Brand Winner for the World Cup
Walker Sands Communications, Chicago, IL: From 'Lean In' to 'Wean In'
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Crystal & Company, New York NY: Makovsky and Crystal & Company: Reintroducing the World to an 80-Year-Old Brand

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Consumer Products
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Krupp Kommunications, New York, NY: MELT - March 2015
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc., Montgomery, AL: First and Goal: Tackling America?s #1 Killer
Makovsky, New York, NY: Lower My Trigs Campaign: Separating Fact from Fiction
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Razor® Crazy Cart - Hottest Holiday Toy Sells Out Before Christmas; Wins Toy of the Year
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP), Washington DC: Mission Apolo: Built With Chocolate Milk

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Consumer Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
5W Public Relations, New York, NY: JetSmarter Global Visibility
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
John Hancock Financial Services, Boston, MA: The Devil is in the Disclaimers

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Multicultural
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Thought Marketing, Los Altos, CA: Re-booting a Global Customer Image
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
XL Edge Holdings LLC, Englewood, CO: Saluda La Vida - Bilingual Advertainment

Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - New Product Launch
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Girl Scouts of the USA, New York, NY: Girl Scouts Adds a 'Byte' to Its Iconic Cookie Program
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Calysto Communications, Atlanta, GA: Calysto Helps Unknown Seattle Startup Rise to National Media Spotlight
Krupp Kommunications, New York, NY: EHT - New Product Launch
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
5W Public Relations, New York, NY: VideoBlocks' New Product Launch
Rosica Communications, Paramus, NJ: Rosica Communication's Finally Light Bulb Launch Campaign

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Public Affairs
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, DC: Top 10 States for LEED Campaign
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Putting Out the E-Cigarette Tax on Behalf of New Jersey Vapor Retailers Coalition

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Public Service
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Burson-Marsteller, New York, NY: Burson-Marsteller Corporate Perception Indicator
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Babson College, Babson Park, MA: The Diana Project - Women Entrepreneurs 2014: Bridging the Gender Gap in Venture Capital
iEfficient.com, Inland Empire, CA:Collaborative Water Conservation Campaign
Imprenta Communications Group, Pasadena, CA: DIR:Wage Theft
Maryland State Highway Administration, Baltimore, MD: SHA's Second Annual Food Drive for the Maryland Food Bank
Pioneer Services, A Division of MidCountry Bank, Kansas City, MO: Helping Improve Military Family Financial Readiness
Racepoint Global, Boston, MA: Racepoint Global for the Michigan Economic Development Corporation
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Mission 22, New York, NY: Mission 22

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Reputation/Brand Management
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Accenture, Chicago, IL: Accenture Strategy and Digital Launch
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
A-T Solutions Inc., Vienna, VA: A-T Solutions "Relentless" Brand Management Program
DEVENEY, New Orleans, LA: The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT: USANA Becomes a Trusted Partner and Sponsor of The Dr. Oz Show
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Crystal & Company, New York NY: Makovsky and Crystal & Company: Reintroducing the World to an 80-Year-Old Brand
U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, DC: Top 10 States for LEED Campaign

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Social Media Focused
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
MWW, East Rutherford, NJ: Turning the Daytime Emmy® Awards into Must Watch TV/Online
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Cisco, San Jose, CA: Cisco Business Communities: A Thriving Online Hub that Drives Product Awareness
DEVENEY, New Orleans, LA: Windsor Court's "30 Ways to Give Back" Social Media Campaign

PR Innovation of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Girl Scouts of the USA, New York, NY: Girl Scouts Adds a 'Byte' to Its Iconic Cookie Program
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Iris PR Software, Phoenix, AZ: Iris PR Software

Communications, Investor Relations, or PR Executive of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Fareportal, New York, NY: Julia Zamorska, senior director of corporate communications
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Guitar Center, Westlake Village, CA: Christopher Ian Bennett
HARMAN, Stamford, CT: Paula Davis Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications
IGATE Corporation, Bridgewater, NJ: Salil Ravindran, Vice President Finance
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Paragon Public Relations, Hoboken, NJ: Simon Hylson-Smith, Founder & CEO
Sirona Dental Systems, Inc., Long Island City, NY: Joshua Zable, Vice President, Investor Relations

Communications Professional of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
HighPoint Global, Reston, VA: Christie Cox, Director of Marketing & Corporate Communications
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Quartz, New York, NY: Emily Passer, Director of Communications
U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, DC: Marisa Long, Director of Communications & Public Relations
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Chatter Buzz Media, Orlando, FL: Brianna Entler, Senior Content Writer & Editor