Weber Shandwick Takes Home Eight U.S. SABRE Awards
NEW YORK, May 12, 2010 – Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading global public relations agencies, and its clients were honored with eight SABRE Awards last night at the annual awards event, sponsored by The Holmes Report. The firm received three Gold, two Silver and one Bronze SABRE Award for client programs across a range of practice and specialty areas. In addition, Weber Shandwick was named Global Agency of the Year, for the second year in a row, and CEO Harris Diamond was honored with an “Agency Executive of the Decade” SABRE Award.
“These awards are a wonderful recognition of the talented people throughout our firm, whose dedication, creativity and commitment to delivering uncompromising service on behalf of our clients are what makes Weber Shandwick truly special,” said Harris Diamond, CEO, Weber Shandwick.
This year’s Weber Shandwick winning client campaigns are:
* New & Digital Media: “Staycations Suck,” Last Minute Travel with Weber Shandwick
* Canada: “Crisis Communications Plan,” ratiopharm Canada with Weber Shandwick
* Multi-Country Program: “Honeywell Nobel Laureate Lecture Series – Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists Today,” Honeywell International with Weber Shandwick
* Government Agencies: “Army Strong on Earth and Beyond,” U.S. Army with Weber Shandwick
* Not-For-Profit Organizations: “Beyond the Classroom: Siemens Foundation in the Spotlight,” Siemens Foundation with Weber Shandwick
* Blog: “Army Strong Stories Solider Blog,” U.S. Army with Weber Shandwick
These latest SABRE Awards continue to build on Weber Shandwick’s industry recognition, which includes the PRWeek Global Agency Report Card gold medal, Advertising Age’s A-List and Agency of the Decade, CR Magazine’s Top Corporate Responsibility Advisory Firm, Large PR Agency of the Year by Bulldog Reporter, being named “International Consultancy of the Year” at both the PRWeek Awards and the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) Awards, “Agency of the Year” at the European Excellence Awards, and receiving an inaugural Cannes Lion award.
About Weber Shandwick
Weber Shandwick is a leading global public relations agency with offices in 76 countries around the world. The firm’s success is built on its deep commitment to client service, our people, creativity, collaboration and harnessing the power of Advocates – engaging stakeholders in new and creative ways to build brands and reputation. Weber Shandwick provides strategy and execution across practices such as consumer marketing, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services, corporate and crisis management. Its specialized services include digital/social media, advocacy advertising, market research, and corporate responsibility. In 2010, Weber Shandwick was named Global Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report for the second year in a row; an ‘Agency of the Decade’ by Advertising Age, Large PR Agency of the Year by Bulldog Reporter, and Top Corporate Responsibility Advisory Firm by CR Magazine. The firm has also won numerous ‘best place to work’ awards around the world including “Best Multinational Firm to Work For in EMEA” by The Holmes Report and a “Top Place to Work in PR” by PR News. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit http://www.webershandwick.com.