Holmes Report announced the finalists for this year’s EMEA Sabre Awards, with Edelman earning, with 18 campaigns, most nominations for EMEA Gold and Diamond regional SABRE Awards. The winners will announced during a gala scheduled to take place in London on May 20th.
Other PR companies that got double digits nominations for their clients are Ketchum and MSLGroup (14 campaigns nominated each), Hill+Knowlton Strategies and Ogilvy Public Relations (13), Porter Novelli (11) and UK independent Unity 10.
Gold Sabre Awards are presented for excellence in public relations programming, while the Diamond Awards focus on public relations in the C-suite, where it plays a leadership role in brand-building, reputation management, research and planning, and measurement and evaluation. The finalists were selected by a jury of 43 specialists from a total of almost 2,400 entrants from over 40 markets, which also represented a record number of entries.
Multiple nomination were earned by clients of UK independent Brands2Life and global firms Burson-Marsteller and FleishmanHillard (9 each), GolinHarris and Weber Shandwick (8 each), APCO Worldwide, Blue Rubicon, Sweden’s Prime, and UK’s The Red Consultancy (7 each), Swedish Jung Relations and Norway’s Trigger (6), Cohn & Wolfe, London-based Four Communications, and Spain’s Inforpress (5).
The complete list of finalists is available on Holmes Report.