Eleven Porter Novelli Campaigns Shortlisted for EMEA SABRE Awards

Apr 03, 2014, 12:30 ET from Porter Novelli

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global communications leader Porter Novelli announced today it has been shortlisted for eleven nominations for the EMEA SABRE Gold and Diamond Awards.

The Gold SABRE Awards are presented for excellence in public relations programming, while the Diamond SABRE Awards focus on public relations in the C-suite, and the leadership role in brand-building, reputation management, research and planning, and measurement and evaluation. The finalists were selected by a 43-person jury which reviewed close to 2,400 entrants—a record volume of work—from more than 40 markets. Categories included Food and Beverage, Integrated Marketing, Special Events, Blogger Outreach and regional recognition, among many others.

The shortlisted campaigns include:

  • Belgium: Acerta Brussels Ekiden  (Acerta)
  • Bulgaria:  Alcohol is a Bad Driver (Kamenitza)
  • France: Movember (Gillette)
  • Germany: Big Days (Gore-Tex)
  • Hungary: Grab your Brush (Pfizer)
  • Romania: Engage+, We Value Your Opinion (OTP Bank)
  • Romania: Cord Blood Stem Cell Use in Cerebral Palsy Treatment (Cord Blood Center)
  • Romania: Health for Mothers and Children (SAMAS/Nutricia, White Cross for Maternal Health Services and The Red Cross)
  • Sweden:  I Love My Toilet (Water Aid)
  • Sweden: The Sandwich Language (Fazer)
  • UK:  Connected Music (HP)

"We are thrilled to have earned eleven nominations for the prestigious EMEA SABRE Awards. Our offices in this important region consistently demonstrate the powerful combination of creativity and execution in global campaigns on behalf of our many stellar clients," said Karen van Bergen, CEO, Porter Novelli. "We also congratulate the work of our PR colleagues around the world and look forward to the judges' final decisions in May."

A list of 2014 finalists for the EMEA region Gold and Diamond SABRE Awards are now available. Please stay tuned for further details on the awards ceremony which will take place in London on May 20, 2014.


The SABRE Awards are the world's largest awards competition for the public relations industry. The awards celebrate PR campaigns globally that demonstrate the highest levels of creativity, integrity and effectiveness by highlighting best practices from around the world. Over the past decade, the competition -- which includes separate programs in North America, the EMEA region and Asia-Pacific -- has grown to attract more than 3,500 entries from more than 40 countries.

About Porter Novelli
Porter Novelli is one of the world's leading public relations agencies. With 90 offices in nearly 60 countries, Porter Novelli delivers best-in-class service to clients around the globe. As the agency that pioneered social marketing, Porter Novelli's heritage is grounded in influence – motivating people to change deeply ingrained behaviors that are rooted in cultural and social norms. This is achieved by identifying and activating against key insights that drive transformational change – going beyond just "solving a problem". The result is greater than just influencing people – Porter Novelli makes them believe.

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