Who made the cut? Watch the CIPR Excellence Awards shortlist reveal

  • Belfast-based Smarts Communicate and consumer agency Tin Man lead the way with seven nominations each
  • Cohn & Wolfe, Loughborough University, Tin Man and University of Cambridge all impress with three nominations each for a single campaign

View the the full shortlist 

The shortlist for the 2018 CIPR Excellence Awards – the public relations industry's ultimate celebration - has been revealed in three exclusive videos published today. 

Campaign Awards and Best Of Categories (1)

Campaign Awards and Best Of Categories (2)

Individual & Team Awards

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Industry-leading teams, consultancies and professionals will now compete across 31 hotly-contested categories.

Shortlisted entrants will be put through their paces by an esteemed panel of judges during live interviews at CIPR HQ, before the industry's leading lights are revealed at PR's most prestigious awards ceremony on 6 June.

Tickets for the Excellence Awards ceremony - taking place at The Artillery Garden at the HAC, London - are available on the microsite

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).