2017 Excellence shortlist to be revealed on Facebook Live

The shortlist for the 2017 CIPR Excellence Awards will be announced live on Facebook next Friday, 31 March.

Chairs of Judges, Paul Mylrea Found.Chart.PR, FCIPR, Director of Communications at University of Cambridge and Sandra Macleod FCIPR, will reveal the names of the entries shortlisted across twenty nine categories.

The broadcast from the CIPR's Facebook page will begin at 12:30pm and all award entrants will receive emails confirming whether or not they've been shortlisted later in the day.

More than 550 award entries from over 275 agencies, in-house teams and individuals were assessed by a panel of distinguished judges, marking the completion of the initial judging process.

All shortlisted entrants will be put through their paces in face-to-face interviews taking place during April and May at the CIPR's offices in Russell Square.


Notes to editors

Notes to editors

About the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)Founded in 1948, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is the Royal Chartered professional body for public relations practitioners in the UK and overseas. The CIPR is the largest membership organisation for PR practitioners outside of North America. By size of turnover and number of individually registered members, we are the leading representative body for the PR profession and industry in Europe.

The CIPR advances professionalism in public relations by making its members accountable to their employers and the public through a code of conduct and searchable public register, setting standards through training, qualifications, awards and the production of best practice and skills guidance, facilitating Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and awarding Chartered Public Relations Practitioner status (Chart.PR).