CIPR Northern Ireland PRide Awards shortlist announced

More than 40 of Northern Ireland’s leading public relations teams, consultancies and individuals have made the shortlist of the 2014 CIPR Northern Ireland PRide Awards, the nation’s premier public relations awards scheme.

Of the shortlisted organisations across the nation, Smarts Communicate, Aiken PR, and Jago Communicatons, led the way being shortlisted 16, nine, and eight times respectively.

This year we've had a record number of entries all of which were of an incredibly high standard, highlighting the industry-leading work that is taking place right across Northern Ireland. I would like to congratulate all of those who have been shortlisted for an award; their success demonstrates their exemplary achievements in our thriving profession.
Chris Love MCIPR Chair of the CIPR Northern Ireland group and Owner of Love PR

View the shortlist in full, including contenders for the prestigious ‘Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy’ and ‘Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team’ awards.

The results of the 2014 CIPR Northern Ireland PRide Awards will be announced at a black-tie awards night on Friday 17 October 2014 at Culloden Estate & Spa, Belfast. Tickets are now available via the CIPR website.

Winners of the 2013 CIPR Northern Ireland PRide Awards included Belfast City Council, winners of ‘Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team’, and Smarts Communicate, named ‘Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy’.

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).