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BOTTLE shortlisted for 10 awards in 2012 CIPR PRide Awards

BOTTLE has been shortlisted for 10 awards in the 2012 Thames and Chiltern CIPR PRide Awards. Over 1,000 entries were received from freelancers, consultancies and in-house teams across twelve UK regions.

BOTTLE was shortlisted for:

·         Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy

·         Outstanding Young Communicator (Claire Jones)

·         Best Use of Social Media (client: Practical Action)

·         Best Use of Media Relations (client: re:creation)

·         Consumer Relations (client:

·         Healthcare (client: ResMed)

·         Best Campaign £10,000 and Under (client: Practical Action)

·         Best Campaign £10,000 and Under (client: Shoezone)

·         Not-for-Profit (client: Practical Action)

·         Corporate and Business Communications (client: Damco)

CIPR CEO, Jane Wilson MCIPR, commented: “The CIPR PRide Awards celebrate the best PR and communications campaigns and teams from the profession across the UK. To be shortlisted for a CIPR PRide Award demonstrates exemplary achievement, impact and value – immediately putting your work in the spotlight. The sheer number of high quality entries received this year, especially when things are still pretty tough out there economically, is testament to a thriving nationwide industry. Congratulations for reaching this stage and the best of luck for the awards presentation evenings.”

Claire Cairns, CEO of BOTTLE said: “2012 has been a stellar year for BOTTLE and its fantastic to see the hard work we do recognized by the CIPR. At BOTTLE we have great clients and we recruit the best-of-the-best, so that we can make PR accountable, through excellence. We have experienced huge growth in the last year, retaining and extending clients – as well as winning a host of amazing client, such as Organix and Honda. Being shortlisted for 10 CIPR PRide awards really is the icing on the cake!”

The judging process for the PRide Awards is rigorous with a national panel of industry experts assessing the shortlisted entries and choosing the winners. The 2012 Chairs of Judges, Gill Dandy FCIPR, Senior Consultant at The Centre for Strategy and Communication, and Chris Genasi FCIPR, Senior Consultant at APCO Worldwide, assisted in ensuring a fair and consistent judging process.

Gill Dandy, commented: “I would like to congratulate all of the individuals and teams that have been shortlisted across the twelve regions and nations in the UK. The standard of entries continues to improve year on year which demonstrates an increasingly vibrant public relations profession.”

The winners of the 2012 Thames and Chiltern CIPR PRide Awards will be announced at black-tie dinner on the 23 November.”


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