PRCA DARE AWARDS ANNOUNCE SOUTH EAST AND EAST ANGLIA WINNERS
The PRCA DARE Awards recognise the rising quality of talent and hard work in the UK’s PR and communications industries. The regional awards recognise successful projects across the national landscape, with programmes in Edinburgh, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham and London. The ceremony welcomed a myriad of professionals from PR consultancies, digital agencies, in house communications teams and media owners amongst others. This year’s programme awarded 19 prestigious prizes to a mixture of deserving winners. As each project expressed a different element of industry success, the collective body of work showcased just how far PR and communications has progressed.
CELEBRATING SOCIAL GOOD AT THE EVCOM CLARION AWARDS 2017
A sunny July afternoon in London saw the finest in CSR and sustainability film descend on the Seven Dials Club, in the heart of Covent Garden, for the EVCOM Clarion Awards 2017. Designed to celebrate the top achieving projects of the past 18 months, this year’s Clarions give centre stage to those projects and agencies sometimes neglected in favour of their corporate counterparts. A contemporary and inclusive set-up provided by sponsors, integrated creative communications agency drp, reflected the nature of this year’s shortlist.
WATSON HELSBY SURVEYS CORP COMMS DIRECTORS OF THE FTSE 100
Company reputation is difficult to make and easy to break. In a world turbulent with political shift, uncertainty in media and the digitisation of information, the role of the corporate communications and affairs director is arguably now under more scrutiny than ever. Yet, in the annual survey of the FTSE 100 group directors of corporate communications and affairs, carried out by executive headhunter firm Watson Helsby, some unexpected changes emerged. Perhaps the as the corporate landscape shifts, so too does the corporate communications role.
Rebecca Sinclair has thrived personally and professionally amid vast amounts of change. How has her ability to adapt informed her work for Penguin, Pearson and other publishing brands? Brittany Golob reports
With a long history and the need to differentiate itself, the Imperial College Business School set out a new brand strategy that positions it as a modern, elite institution for entrepreneurial thinking. Amy Sandys reports
Despite the challenges imposed by Brexit, the UK’s PR and communications industry is still thriving, says the PRCA’s Francis Ingham
CONFERENCES IN 2016
Communicate magazine runs a number of conferences covering a variety of topics centred around corporate communications, from investor relations and digital stakeholder engagement to employer brand management and internal communications.
EVOLUTION OF THE ANNUAL REPORT 2016
The Evolution of the Annual Report is the essential event for the corporate communications and investor relations community.
CORPORATE & FINANCIAL AWARDS
The Corporate & Financial Awards celebrate excellence in all aspects of City communication.
CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT AWARDS
The Corporate Engagement Awards celebrates the best corporate partnerships, sponsorships and CSR programmes. Currently open for entries until 13 March, but enter by 20 February and you will received £100 off your total cost.