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2017 Winners
Public Relations
 
PR Executive of the Year (In-house or Agency) - 11 - 99 Employees
Gold Winner
Catriona Harris, CEO - Uproar PR (Orlando, FL USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) 
Silver Winner
Joe Franscella, Senior Vice President - Bhava Communications (Emeryville, CA USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) 
 
PR Executive of the Year (In-house or Agency) - 100 - 499 Employees
Gold Winner
Taunia Kipp, Communications Officer & Vice President, Corporate Marketing - Kaseya (New York, NY USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Information Technology Software)
 
Marketing Executive of the Year
Gold Winner
Nicole Amsler, VP of Marketing - Cloudinary (Sunnyvale, CA USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Cloud Computing/SaaS)
 
Marketing Executive of the Year
Gold Winner
Thomas Been, Chief Marketing Officer - TIBCO Software (Palo Alto, CA USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: (Information Technology Software)
 
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Public Relations Agency of the Year
Global Headquarter (Agency with worldwide offices)
Gold Winner
Global Results Communications, Inc (Santa Ana, CA USA - 11 - 99 Employees)
Silver Winner
MFA, Ltd (New York, NY USA - 11 - 99 Employees)
 
Country Headquarter (Agency with several offices within the same country)
Gold Winner
Spark PR (San Francisco, CA USA - 11 - 99 Employees)
Silver Winner
Uproar PR (Orlando, FL USA - 11 - 99 Employees)
 
Local Office (Agency with several offices but nominating a local office)
Gold Winner
Klick Communications (Santa Monica, CA USA - 1 - 10 Employees) 
 
Single Boutique Office (Agency with only 1 office)
Gold Winners
grapevine pr + consulting (Los Angeles, CA USA - 1 - 10 Employees)
Iris Public Relations DMCC (Dubai, UAE - 1 - 10 Employees)
Publicity Genie (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia - 1 - 10 Employees)
Macias PR (New York, NY USA - 1 - 10 Employees)
PR Wire (Colombo, Sri Lanka - 1 - 10 Employees)
Silver Winners
3Points Communications (Chicago, IL USA - 1 - 10 Employees)
Cornerstone Communications, LTD (Rockville, MD USA - 1 - 10 Employees)
Press Kitchen (Santa Monica, CA USA - 1 - 10 Employees)
Wachsman PR (New York, NY USA - 1 - 10 Employees)
Water & Wall Group (New York, NY USA - 1 - 10 Employees)
 
Corporate Communications Milestone of the Year
Hybrid (consisting of members from both Agency and In-House)
Gold Winner
IBM (Armonk, NY USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Information Technology Services) for Defining Cognitive Creativity with IBM Watson - Agency: Text 100 and Highwire - Key players include: Lia Davis, Gabrielle Gugliocciello, Nancy Ngo, Katy Rosati, Adrienne Sabilia, Chris Blake, Brenna McCarthy, Maria Katime, Didier Morais, Rick Cohen, Shari Foldes, Megan Grasty, Courtney Geesey-Dorr
 
Investor Relations Executive of the Year
Gold Winner
Robyn Friedman, Executive Director, Head of Investor Relations - Fifth Street Asset Management (Greenwich, CT USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Financial Services and Banking)
 
Investor Relations Champion of the Year 
Gold Winner
Robyn Friedman, Executive Director, Head of Investor Relations - Fifth Street Asset Management (Greenwich, CT USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Financial Services and Banking)
 
New Product Launch Event
Gold Winner
John Hancock Insurance (Boston, MA USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Insurance) for John Hancock Vitality HealthyFood Benefit
Silver Winner
Spark PR (San Francisco, CA USA - 11 - 99 Employees) for Cobalt Aircraft VIP Launch Event
 
Training or Educational Event
Gold Winner
Orange County Water District (Fountain Valley, CA USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Others: Groundwater Agency) for Children's Water Education Festival
Silver Winner
Kount, Inc. (Boise, ID USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Financial Services and Banking) for Fraud360
 
Best Newsletter or Magazine - Online/Digital
Gold Winner
John Hancock Insurance (Boston, MA USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Insurance) for LiveMore Magazine
 
Videos - Brand Awareness or Entertainment
Gold Winner
Kount, Inc. (Boise, ID USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Financial Services and Banking) for The Bet
Silver Winner
John Hancock Insurance (Boston, MA USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Insurance) for John Hancock Vitality Video Testimonials
 
White Paper or Research Report
Gold Winner
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (San Diego, CA USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Manufacturing) for How Ultracapacitors Improve Starting Reliability for Truck Fleets
Silver Winner
John Hancock Insurance (Boston, MA USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Insurance) for for Incentivizing Healthy Food Choices for Better Health
 
PR Milestone of the Year
Gold Winner
Concept Public Relations India Limited (Mumbai, Maharashtra, India - 100 - 499 Employees) for Mission - Mumbai Local: A Social Communication Campaign for the Public Relations Council of India) - Key role: B N Kumar, Ashish Jalan, David Franklin, Neha Singh, Yogesh Ghag

"Congratulations to all the 2017 winners"