Bath agencies Geometry and Media Safari strike gold in PRide PR Awards

October 24, 2011

Bath-based PR agencies Geometry and Media Safari have won gold awards in this year's prestigious West of England PRide Awards.

Geometry took the Best Use of Media Relations award for its Made in Cornwall campaign while Media Safari collected gold in the Best Use of Social Media category for BitDefending the Nation.

Geometry, which has just celebrated its 10th anniversary, also collected the top accolade in the Best Use of Measurement and Evaluation category which pitched all gold award winners against each other.

Splash Partnership, also based in Bath, collected silver in the consumer relations category for its Cheese Couture Campaign for Pilgrim’s Choice.

The awards are the only ones of their kind to showcase the best PR work in the region. The winners were announced at a sell-out black-tie dinner attended by 222 guests at the Bristol Hotel on Friday evening. Bath Business News and its sister website Bristol Business News and Swindon Business News were online media partners for the awards.

The Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy of the Year was Bristol-based Brandon Hill which also won three silver awards.

Silver in the Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy category went to Bristol-based PamLloyd Fresh Produce Marketing & PR, which also collected the top awards for Integrated Communications and External Newspaper or Magazine.

The Outstanding In-house PR Team award was won by Oldbury Power Station, which also notched up a second gold in the Crisis Communications category, while Brouha Marketing, based at Siston, near Bristol, collected the award for Outstanding Small Consultancy – the same award it won two years ago.

Dani Marlborough of Bristol-based Spirit won Outstanding Young Communicator.

Other gold winners were Cheltenham-based Target Public Relations in the Corporate and Business Communications Award for its Magnetic Force of PR campaign; Spirit with The Grand Appeal for Cots for Tots in the Not-for-Profit category and Synergy Creative, also based in Bristol, for the Magnificent Seven in the Internal Communications category.

The Community Relations gold went to Bristol-based 3G Communications and National Grid for its work during a major pipeline construction, while gold in the public sector category was won by Gloucestershire County Council for its Meeting The Challenge campaign.

The Best Campaign under £10,000 Award went to Gloucester-based 10 Yetis PR Agency for its launch of the H20 Shower Powered Radio. JBP PR, based in Clifton, landed gold in the Consumer Relations category and Barefoot Media took gold in the Best Use of Photography or Design section and Best Website.

The best Internal Newspaper or Magazine trophy was lifted by Synergy Creative and Filton-based Airbus in the UK Communications Team struck gold in the Best Event category for its BAC 100 service of celebration.

Best Freelance Practitioner was Suzie Smith.

A collection was held for Pancreatic Cancer Research.


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