Shortlist announced for 2014 CIPR Excellence Awards

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has today announced the shortlist for the 2014 CIPR Excellence Awards, the public relations profession’s most prestigious annual awards scheme.

Public relations consultancy Brands2Life lead the way with 9 shortlisted entries across multiple campaign categories, with last year’s winners of Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy, Blue Rubicon also on the shortlist and defending their title.

On the shortlist for one of the CIPR Excellence Awards most popular awards, Outstanding Young Communicator, is Charlotte Bayley, The Corner Shop PR; Christopher Morrow MCIPR, Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce; Rachel Trayner, Teach First; Rory Cronin, Pagefield; Sally Aston, Diabetes UK;  and Steven Murgatroyd MCIPR, Transport for London.

Shortlisted entrants will now be put through their paces through a face-to-face interview from a team of over 90 expert judges, before the winners are finally chosen and announced at the CIPR Excellence Awards black tie dinner at Old Billingsgate, London on Tuesday 17 June 2014.

Making the CIPR Excellence Awards shortlist marks you out as being amongst the most professional, most creative, and most outstanding in the business. Congratulations for making it this far and best of luck for the panel interview stage.
Judges Lionel Zetter FCIPR and Helen Dickinson MCIPR, CIPR Excellence Awards Chairs of Judges
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).