Congratulations to all our entrants for such a strong selection in both the global campaigns and the individual/ team Awards. Those that have been shortlisted demonstrated something extra and impressed the judges by showing effectiveness, impact, and results.

The shortlisted entries are:

B2B
FleishmanHillard Vanguard and Orta Communications – Ingosstrakh: Windows to Russia – Masterpieces of Seven Generations
Kurio – Finlandia by Forest Machines
Man Bites Dog – Korn Ferry Global Talent Crunch

Broadcast
Burson Cohn Wolfe – Mumbai Khadde Mein – Mumbai in a Hole
Hill+Knowlton Strategies – HSBC – The Pioneers
markettiers – World’s Longest Zipline Launch
MSL Group – Medlife – The first brain surgery broadcasted LIVE 360 VR from Romania

Consumer
Adfactors PR – Godrej Security Systems – Just laugh, SING, and be secure
Golin – McDonalds – Big Mac 50th Anniversary
Hill+Knowlton Strategies – Adidas Tango League – Creating football influencers in the Middle East
Hotwire – Even Divas Stay in Hostels

Crisis and Issues
Burson Cohn Wolfe – MMRC – Connecting the Unconnected
Civil Aviation Authority – Monarch Airlines: Britain’s biggest peacetime repatriation
Interel UK – Cut the Stakes Now
Ketchum – Discover Puerto Rico – From “S.O.S” to “Bienvenidos”: Puerto Rico Asks Media To #CoverTheProgress

CSR
Adfactors PR – Vodafone – With Ayyappa’s blessings, Vodafone protects children
FleishmanHillard Vanguard and Orta Communications – Aeroflot’s Sulimov Dogs as Special Children’s Guardian Angels
Hill+Knowlton Strategies – transferGo – #SayHello
IKEA Italy – Against Domestic Violence – #ForAFairHome
Ketchum – Libresse – #bloodnormal

Digital and New Media
Emante GmbH – Burger King Deutschland GmbH – BK Loving ‘IT’
Ewing Public Relations – mBank – S mAppkou na cestách (On the Road with the mApp)
FleishmanHillard Vanguard and Orta Communications – Aeroflot – Aeroflot’s Sulimov Dogs as Special Children’s Guardian Angels
Ketchum – Pannini – #Brumar Action
The Skills Group – Therme Wien GmbH & Co KG – Spa flair on the Vienna underground line U1
Weber Shandwick – Endless Ocean

Healthcare
Avian WE – Fortis – Raising public awareness to prioritize mental health in India
Hill+Knowlton Strategies – Novartis Keeps It Pumping across the Middle East and North Africa
Ketchum – NSC – Prescribed to Death
Ketchum – Pfizer – Screen Test
MSL Group – Medlife – The First Brain Surgery Broadcasted Live 360 VR From Romania

Independent Consultancy of the Year Americas
MWWPR

Independent Consultancy of the Year Asia-Pacific
Adfactors PR
RICE Communications
Value 360

Independent Consultancy of the Year EMEA
EM
Geelmuyden Kiese
Honey
Instinctif

Media Relations
Burson Cohn Wolfe (Genesis Burson-Marsteller) + Ogilvy & Mather – World Food India 2017 – Making India the Global Food Hub
FleishmanHillard Vanguard and Orta Communications – Windows to Russia: Masterpieces of Seven Generations
Ketchum – Discover Puerto Rico – From “S.O.S” to “Bienvenidos”: Puerto Rico Asks Media To #CoverTheProgress
Mischief – Huawei – Waistcoat’s Coming Home
Mischief – Lego – Happy Birthday Brick

Not for Profit
Ketchum – NSC – Prescribed to Death
Mischief – National Trust – Places That Make Us
MSL Group – Justice for Losers – “You are Not Alone” – Norway
RICE Communications – Speaking up for the voiceless: Voices for Momos with WWF–Myanmar
SEESAME – Peace Sofas – Cutting Sofas In Half To Bring People Together
The Skills Group – The Innovation in Politics Institute – shaping the reputation of politics in Europe

PR Leader of the Year
FleishmanHillard Fishburn – Jim Donaldson and Ali Gee
SiteMedia Consultancy – Lubomir Alamanov
Value360 – Kunal Kishore Sinha

Regional Network of the Year Americas
FleishmanHillard
KWT Global

Regional Network of the Year Asia-Pacific
Weber Shandwick

Regional Network of the Year EMEA
Hill + Knowlton Strategies

Rising Star of the Year
FleishmanHillard Fishburn – Jennifer Giff
FleishmanHillard Fishburn – Ellie Scott-Smith
Paytm – Saikat Pyne
PR Inc – Iana Osman

Technology
Dynamo PR – Pimax VR hits Guinness World Record
Golin – Adobe – Hidden Treasures
Hotwire and Anki – Out of the Playroom & Into the Living Room
Mischief – Huawei – Waistcoat’s Coming Home
Net Profile Finland Oy – Martela: Work and workplaces go hybrid