2020 Winners

10th Annual 2020 PR World Awards

10th Annual 2020 PR World Awards winners

Grand Winners (alphabetically)

1903 Public Relations
Alfa Romeo Global Communications
Bospar
Marvell
Pulp PR

2020 Winners

Marketing Executive of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Marvell | Santa Clara, California, USA | Establishment of Marvell’s Corporate Marketing organization and functional programs redesign

Public Relations Executive of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Leading his agency to growth in 2020, despite COVID-19

Public Relations Innovator of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Leading his agency to growth in 2020, despite COVID-19

Public Relations Professional of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Leading his agency to growth in 2020, despite COVID-19

Team of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
American Financial Network, Inc. | Brea, California, USA | Concierge In-house Virtual Marketing Hub Serving Sales Teams Nationwide
SILVER WINNER
Marvell | Santa Clara, California, USA | Launch of Marvell’s new brand identity (capstone of multi-year transformation)

Achievement of the Year | Arts, Culture, & Entertainment
GOLD WINNER
grapevine pr + consulting | Los Angeles, California, USA | Received widespread press and critical acclaim for client’s new record.

Achievement of the Year | Automotive
GOLD WINNER
Polestar | HQ Gothenburg, Sweden | A Global Car Launch in the midst of a pandemic
SILVER WINNER
Alfa Romeo Global Communications | Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA | Alfa Romeo generates unprecedented global media coverage amid COVID-19

Achievement of the Year | Brand Experience | Business-to-Business
GOLD WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Brand Experience | Consumer
GOLD WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Achievement of the Year | Branding
GOLD WINNER
Marvell | Santa Clara, California, USA | Launch of Marvell’s new brand identity (capstone of multi-year transformation)
SILVER WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Achievement of the Year | Breakfast Foods
BRONZE WINNER
Community Policing | Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India | HEALTHY FOOD HUMBLE IDLI HAPPY FRUIT BANANA DESI COW MILK

Achievement of the Year | Budget Small (US$20,000 or less)
GOLD WINNER
1903 Public Relations | Fresno, California, USA | Bitwise saw a 721% spike in web traffic,reach of 4M.
SILVER WINNER
Pulp PR: Jessica Hasson (Founder), Zach Taiji (Account Manager), Kayleigh Larin (Account Support) | Lake Hughes, California, USA | Maximizing a $5,000 budget with a Major Retailer Deal
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Business to Business
GOLD WINNER
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Business Transformation
GOLD WINNER
Marvell | Santa Clara, California, USA | Launch of Marvell’s new brand identity (capstone of multi-year transformation)

Achievement of the Year | Content
GOLD WINNER
Alibaba Group-Alizila | San Francisco, California, USA | Excellent Corporate Newsroom for Alibaba Group
SILVER WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Corporate Branding
GOLD WINNER
Marvell | Santa Clara, California, USA | Launch of Marvell’s new brand identity (capstone of multi-year transformation)
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Corporate Communications
GOLD WINNER
Sterling and Wilson Pvt Ltd. | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. | Successfully positioned the company as a leading global EPC player
SILVER WINNER
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. | Newport Beach, California, USA | Bringing Executives & Employees Together Virtually

Achievement of the Year | Corporate Social Responsibility
GOLD WINNER
Gazprom Neft | St Petersburg, Russia | Running the first-ever expedition researching narwhal in the Russian Arctic.
SILVER WINNER
Crackle | Santa Monica, California, USA | Created audience site to help people drowning in student debt
BRONZE WINNER
Gazprom Neft | St Petersburg, Russia | Created a set of inter-complementary tools to achieve sustainable change

Achievement of the Year | Crisis & Reputation Management
GOLD WINNER
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry | London, Uinited Kingdom | Saved Avid’s reputation and relationships with its target communities.

Achievement of the Year | Digital
GOLD WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Environmental
GOLD WINNER
NatConnect Foundation | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Wetland, mangrove destruction halted, anti-environment projects kept on hold
SILVER WINNER
NatConnect Foundation | Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | High Court appointed committee orders protection of eco-sensitive wetlands

Achievement of the Year | Fashion & Style
GOLD WINNER
Pulp PR: Jessica Hasson (Founder), Zach Taiji (Account Manager), Kayleigh Larin (Account Support) | Lake Hughes, California, USA | Bringing a new kind of shoe from Kickstarter to stores.

Achievement of the Year | Global
GOLD WINNER
Pulp PR: Jessica Hasson (Founder), Kayleigh Larin (Account Manager), Zach Taiji (Account Support), Rachel Stoll (Strategy Support) | Lake Hughes, California, USA | 200 articles in over 15 countries supporting free speech online.
BRONZE WINNER
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps

Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Disease Education & Awareness
GOLD WINNER
AbbVie | North Chicago, Illinois, USA | Launched AbbVie’s first external narrative around global HCV elimination

Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Others
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Hardware
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Services
BRONZE WINNERS
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Software
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Integrated Communications
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Achievement of the Year | Integration of Traditional and New Media
GOLD WINNER
B.S.C. Group | Hong Kong | From Traditional Business to Omnichannel in under 30 days | Ken Ip, Group Head of Marketing
SILVER WINNER
Pulp PR: Jessica Hasson (Founder), Kayleigh Larin (Account Manager), Zach Taiji (Technical Support), Rachel Stoll (Strategy Support) Ethan Kinderknecht (Podcast Producer), Daryl Davis (Podcast Host), Bill Ottman (Founder, Minds.com) | Lake Hughes, California, USA | Breaking down barriers by having tough conversations about race.

Achievement of the Year | Media Relations
GOLD WINNER
Apples and Oranges Public Relations | New York City, NY USA | 24 Media Placement for client’s Virtual event
SILVER WINNER
Schwinn (Pacific Cycle) | Madison, Wisconsin, USA | 95 pieces of coverage yielding 5 billion potential online readership.

Achievement of the Year | Not-for-Profit
GOLD WINNER
NatConnect Foundation | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Destruction of mangroves and wetlands halted by State Government

Achievement of the Year | Online Marketing
BRONZE WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Achievement of the Year | Packaged Food
GOLD WINNER
Pulp PR: Jessica Hasson (Founder), Rachel Stoll (Account Lead/Social Strategy), Kayleigh Larin (Account Support), Zach Taiji (Design/Web Developer) | Lake Hughes, California, USA | PulpPR executed a new strategy weeks after Blüm’s launch

Achievement of the Year | Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
GOLD WINNER
MMS Holdings | Canton, Michigan, USA | Created public program to offer $1M Grant COVID-19 Vaccine Development

Achievement of the Year | Public Affairs
GOLD WINNER
Novitas Communications | Denver, Colorado, USA | SB-19-225 died before reaching the floor of the Senate

Achievement of the Year | Re-Branding or Brand Renovation
GOLD WINNER
Marvell | Santa Clara, California, USA | Launch of Marvell’s new brand identity (capstone of multi-year transformation)

Achievement of the Year | Retail
GOLD WINNER
B.S.C. Group | Hong Kong | Wellness Living Curated pop-up | Ken Ip, Group Head of Marketing

Achievement of the Year | Security Services
BRONZE WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Achievement of the Year | Security Software
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Worldwide, PR secured 1,848 media placements.

Achievement of the Year | Social Responsibility
GOLD WINNER
Beryl Bikes | London, Bournemouth & Poole, Norwich, Hereford, Watford – UK | Enabling Over 10,000 Free Trips for Key Workers During Covid-19
SILVER WINNER
Clean Energy | Newport Beach, California, USA | Raising funds, awareness for American Lung Association

Achievement of the Year | Technology
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | When you Google “work from home” Prodoscore comes first

Achievement of the Year | Transportation
GOLD WINNER
Beryl Bikes | London, Bournemouth & Poole, Norwich, Hereford, Watford – UK | Enabling Over 10,000 Free Trips for Key Workers During Covid-19
SILVER WINNER
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps

Agency of the Year for Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
Merritt Group | McLean, Virginia & San Francisco, California, USA | Schools leverage technology unconventionally to feed children during COVID-19

Agency of the Year for Artificial Intelligence
SILVER WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Bospar promoted Dr. Fauci, became Mendix AOR, and grew 17%
BRONZE WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Agency of the Year for Business Services
GOLD WINNER
1903 Public Relations | Fresno, California, USA | Bitwise saw a 721% spike in web traffic,reach of 4M.

Agency of the Year for Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet
GOLD WINNER
ITC Infotech | Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Cost savings for the client by creating an infrastructure-less environment
SILVER WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Bospar promoted Dr. Fauci, became Mendix AOR, and grew 17%

Agency of the Year for Education and Training
BRONZE WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Agency of the Year for Electronics
GOLD WINNER
PulpPR | Lake Hughes, California, USA | 500M+ UVMs for non-COVID-19 related electronics clients

Agency of the Year for Information Technology Cloud/SaaS
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Bospar promoted Dr. Fauci, became Mendix AOR, and grew 17%

Agency of the Year for Information Technology Services
SILVER WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Bospar promoted Dr. Fauci, became Mendix AOR, and grew 17%
SILVER WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Agency of the Year for Non-Profit or Government Organizations
GOLD WINNER
Concept PR | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Established as a nodal agency for Child Emergency in media

Agency of the Year for Real Estate and Construction
GOLD WINNER
Concept PR | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Several policy changes done by the union and state governments

Agency of the Year for Real Estate and Construction
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Bospar promoted Dr. Fauci, became Mendix AOR, and grew 17%

Agency of the Year for Others
GOLD WINNER
Izaros Marketing Consulting | San Jose, California, USA | Izaros Delivers FREE Consulting to 5 Worthy Startups. Drives Growth!

Advertising Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
NRPR Group | Beverly Hills,California, USA | Throughout NRPR Group’s history, clients receive coverage each month.

Full Service Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
JPA Health | Washington, D.C., USA | Overall client satisfaction of JPA Health is 9.4/10.

Marketing Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
GOLD WINNER
ITC Infotech | Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Glassdoor rating boosted from 2.9 to 3.9 within 6 months

Public Relations Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
10 to 1 Public Relations | Scottsdale, Arizona, USA | exceptional growth, doubling its client list and staff count
SILVER WINNER
Wire Communication Consultancy – PR Wire | Sri Lanka (Western Province) | Honoured as Gold winner in 9th annual PR awards
BRONZE WINNERS
1903 Public Relations | Fresno, California, USA | Bitwise saw a 721% spike in web traffic,reach of 4M.
PulpPR | Lake Hughes, California, USA | 2.25 Billion UVMs in 275 days: Team of 5

Public Relations Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
JPA Health | Washington, D.C., USA | Overall client satisfaction of JPA Health is 9.4/10.
SILVER WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA | Bospar promoted Dr. Fauci, became Mendix AOR, and grew 17%

Startup Agency of the Year | Full Service Agency
GOLD WINNER
Brand825 | Brentwood, Tennessee, USA | The I Am Manduu video campaign won a Silver Telly.

Startup Agency of the Year | Public Relations Agency
GOLD WINNER
1903 Public Relations | Fresno, California, USA | Bitwise saw a 721% spike in web traffic,reach of 4M.

Startup Agency of the Year | Other
BRONZE WINNER
Community Policing | Shirdi, Maharashtra, India | GANPATI DESI COW GOSHALA MUSEUM RESEARCH REJUVENATION CENTRE MASCOT RAM

PR or Marketing Campaign of the Year
GOLD WINNER
SEGA of America | Burbank, California, USA | Strategic use of non-traditional trailers generated unprecedented mass appeal
SILVER WINNER
AbbVie | Mettawa, Illinois, USA | Connecting, educating and empowering psoriasis patients to seek optimal care

Video or Film of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Lenovo Singapore Pte Ltd | SIngapore | Tailored For You

Milestone of the Year | Anniversary
GOLD WINNER
Alfa Romeo Global Communications | Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA | Alfa Romeo generates unprecedented global media coverage amid COVID-19

Milestone of the Year | Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
Bospar | San Francisco, California, USA |

Executive Hero of the Year | Effective Leadership During COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. | Newport Beach, California, USA | Management’s quick response to company employees about the COVid-19 situation

Individual Hero of the Year | Helping Others During COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
Schwinn (Pacific Cycle) | Madison, Wisconsin, USA | 95 pieces of coverage yielding 5 billion potential online readership.
SILVER WINNER
Community Policing | Shirdi, Maharashtra, India | HELPED PEOPLE FOR PLASMA

Best Health Care and Medical Innovation
GOLD WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Consumer Service Hero of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Beryl Bikes | London, Bournemouth & Poole, Norwich, Hereford, Watford – UK | Enabling Over 10,000 Free Trips for Key Workers During Covid-19

Team of the Year | During COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
Zoom Video Communications, Inc. | San Jose, California, USA | Sharing the Achievements of Zoom- IPO, Acquired Keybase, etc.
BRONZE WINNER
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps

Company Response of the Year | Creative Ways Companies are Giving Back During COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
DRACOON GmbH | Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany | Enabeling companies to work securely from home
SILVER WINNER
Enquiron | Boston, Massachusetts, USA | Enquiron Continues to Reinforce Work-Life Balance during COVID-19 Pandemic
BRONZE WINNERS
ITC Infotech | Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Winning together by sharing technology expertise, intellectual assets& contributing financially
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Company Rethinking of the Year | Creative Ways Companies are Rethinking Business Model During COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
Polestar | Gothenburg, Swedden | A Global Car Launch in the midst of a pandemic
SILVER WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Company Innovation of the Year | Tackling COVID-19 with Innovative Ways
SILVER WINNER
Polestar | Gothenburg, Sweden | A Global Car Launch in the midst of a pandemic
BRONZE WINNERS
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Company Work-From-Home Implementation of the Year | Creative Ways Companies Are Implementing Work from Home Strategy During COVID-19
SILVER WINNERS
DRACOON GmbH | Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany | Enabeling companies to work securely from home
ITC Infotech | Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Beyond BCP: Employee Centricity, Client Centricity delivering productivity & predictability

Best Government Response | Helping People & Businesses During COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
City of Phoenix – Public Works Dept. | Phoenix, Arizona, USA | Providing accessible COVID19 testing to the community at no cost

Best Use of Social Media | COVID-19-related Information
SILVER WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year | COVID-19-related Information
GOLD WINNER
Inkhouse team for VMware Carbon Black | Waltham, Massachusetts, USA | We shifted strategy, resulting in on-message offerings and long-lasting trust.
SILVER WINNERS
Altimetrik | Southfield Michigan, USA | 64 media outlets cover Altimetrik Covid measures from Apr-Sept period
Episerver | Nashua, New Hampshire, USA | An internal comms series to engage employees working from home.
InkHouse team for Gigamon | Waltham, Massachusetts, USA | We placed timely, strategic, empathetic content to reach customers
BRONZE WINNERS
Sterling and Wilson Pvt Ltd. | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. | Successfully communicated company’s COVID-19 preparedness to the stakeholders
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps

Heightening Awareness and Publicity Campaign of the Year | COVID-19-related Information
SILVER WINNERS
Wilhelmsen Ships Service – Ships Agency | Singapore | Creation of Interactive COVID-19 Port Restrictions and Crew Testing Maps
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Marketing Campaign of the Year | COVID-19-related Information
SILVER WINNER
DRACOON GmbH | Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany | Enabeling companies to work securely from home
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Best Service| To Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
Enquiron | Boston, Massachusetts, USA | We Gave Employers Peace of Mind During Incredibly Tumultuous Times
SILVER WINNER
Vertex Prime Stars | Hyderabad, Telangana, India | Social solidarity during COVID-triggered physical distancing
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Best Technology| To Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID-19
SILVER WINNER
DRACOON GmbH | Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany | Enabeling companies to work securely from home
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland, USA | Helping Organizations Keep Personnel Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic