THURSDAY 10 SEP 2009 11:11 AM


There were 1400 entrants nationally for this years Pride awards, the regional PR awards scheme organised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. The awards evening will take place on the 27 November, at the Runnymede Hotel & Spa, Egham.

The Pride awards are presented over a series of 12 regional awards dinners and details of the shortlists in the other 11 regions can be found here. Booking forms can be downloaded from

The full shortlist is as follows:

Corporate and Business Communications
3 Monkeys Communications, Hangover Driving
3 Monkeys Communications, Making Waves
CC Group, Freedom to Communicate – Launching the Mobile Broadband Service
Cirkle PR, Walkers Do Us A Flavour

Mistral Group, My Dog's A Blood Donor

Internal Communications
Aylesbury Vale District Council, AVDC Podcasts
Butterfield Morris Bushell, Inside DLR
University of Bedfordshire,

Measurement and Evaluation
Aylesbury Vale District Council, Development of AVDC Intranet site Mavis
Media Measurement, Sense and Measurability
Media Measurement, The RCP Tackles a Drink Problem

Community Relations
Broglio, Building Belief in the Malling School

Public Sector
3 Monkeys Communications, Making Waves
BOTTLE PR, Learning & Skills Council Apprenticeship Week 2009
BOTTLE PR, MIPIM 09 International Property Show
Oxfordshire County Council, 'It Could Be You': Oxfordshire Domestic Abuse Campaign

Best Campaign £10k and under
Cirkle PR, Pink Lady Apples Kiss It Better
Primal Public Relations, Stabilo Christmas Campaign 2008
Six Degrees, NVIDIA – Where the heart is
The JJ Group, Noisy Parkers

Consumer Relations
BOTTLE PR, A Smarter Energy Company – The Launch Of First Utility
Cirkle PR, Credibly reaching consumers during the swine flu outbreak
Escapade PR, The Launch of National Hot Chocolate Week

Best Use of Media Relations
3 Monkeys Communications, Hangover Driving
BOTTLE PR, A smarter energy company: The launch of first: utility
BOTTLE PR, Poundland's Corporate Results
Cirkle PR, Schwartz Flavour Forecast 2009
The JJ Group, Noisy Pakers
University of Hertfordshire, The University of Hertfordshire's Health and Human Sciences Research Institute Showcase

Integrated Communications
3 Monkeys Communications, Making Waves
Cirkle PR, Montagne Jeunesse: Official Pampering Partner to “Hairspray the Musical”
Proteus Public Relations, 65% Plus
The JJ Group, All Routes Lead To The Biggest Bike Show In London

Best Use of Social Media
Institution of Engineering & Technology, Cogitate
Primal Public Relations, Brand Union

Best Use of Photography or Design
Aylesbury Vale District Council, Eye Opening Aylesbury Campaign

Best Newspaper or Magazine
Hertsmere Borough Council, Hertshere
Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Hospital News
University of Bedfordshire, Life Magazine

Best Publication
Butterfield Morris Bushell, A Brief History of the Docklands – A Station by Station Guide
CfBT Education Trust, Annual Report and Accounts 2008
Chartered Institute of Building, Building Visionaries & Building Modern China
Mistral Group, Schools Children's Pack On Wind Energy
Oxford Brookes University, Oxford Brookes University: Undergraduate Prospectus 2010
Primal Public Relations, Flexifoil Brand Vision Book

Best Leaflet
Proteus Public Relations, Plastic fantastic milk bottles

Best Website or Microsite
Aylesbury Vale District Council, Mavis – AVDC Intranet
Loud Group, The Deaf Blog – Making a Loud Noise For The Deaf Community
Oxford Brookes University, The Brookes Experience

Best Event
Cirkle PR, Remington's Booty-licious Press Launch
Oxford Brookes University, Oxford Brookes: Changing People and Places
Primal Public Relations, Ikea-ology for Southampton
Proteus Public Relations, Waste Industry Open Day
Tudor Reilly, Roche-Nature Medicine Translational Neuroscience Symposium: Autism and Other Developmental Disorders
Tudor Reilly, Roche Pharma Management Forum 2009, 26-28 January 2009

Outstanding Young Communicator
Primal Public Relations, Siobhan Sleet

Outstanding Small Consultancy
Goode PR, Helping Businesses Buck the Downturn
Twelve Thirty Eight

Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team
Aylesbury Vale District Council

Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy
3 Monkeys Communications, A Wise Approach in the PR Jungle
Bottle PR
Cirkle PR, An All-Round Impressive Agency
Primal Public Relations