Influence named 'Best Association Magazine' for 2018


"Influence magazine had the ambition of becoming the UK’s most authoritative public relations journal – in print and online. It succeeded by delivering high profile content and pushing the boundaries of design and technology." - Association Excellence Awards judges

Influence - the CIPR's exclusive member magazine - has been awarded 'Best Association Magazine' for the second successive year at the Association Excellence Awards. 

The award is the magazine's fifth accolade since its debut in January 2016.

Judges praised the magazine's "high profile content" and commitment to innovation, typified by a recent front cover brought to life by augmented reality . 

Influence Editor Rob Smith collected the award alongside Think Publishing duo Matthew Rock and Gaby Lane. 

Rob Smith, Editor of Influence
We’re thrilled to be recognised by the Association Excellence Awards for the second year running. It’s testament to all the talented writers and designers who help Influence get better and better with each edition.
Rob Smith, Editor of Influence

CIPR members can expect to receive the upcoming Q4 edition of Influence from Wendesday 28 November.  

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).