2021 Shortlist

THE PROLIFIC NORTH CHAMPIONS AWARDS RECOGNISE THE ORGANISATIONS, TEAMS AND INDIVIDUALS PUTTING THE NORTH ON THE MAP IN THE CREATIVE AND DIGITAL SECTORS.

The winners were revealed at the live ceremony at The Point, Lancashire Cricket Club, on September 16th.

2021 WINNERS

BUSINESS / TEAM AWARDS

PR AGENCY OF THE YEAR - SPONSORED BY  YouGov

  • Active Profile
  • Brazen
  • Cause UK
  • Roland Dransfield
  • Truth PR
  • Viva

LARGE INTEGRATED AGENCY OF THE YEAR - SPONSORED BY  Chief

  • Evoluted
  • Fox Agency
  • IMA HOME
  • Manifest
  • Wavemaker North

SMALL INTEGRATED AGENCY OF THE YEAR

  • BOUTIQUE
  • Kenyons
  • Luma
  • Move Marketing

LARGE DIGITAL AGENCY OF THE YEAR

  • Cantarus
  • CTI Digital
  • Dept
  • Embryo
  • Evoluted

SMALL DIGITAL AGENCY OF THE YEAR - SPONSORED BY  AgencyNXD

  • Attigo CIC
  • First Internet Marketing
  • Fusion Unlimited
  • Kanga Health
  • Pixelbuilders
  • Red-Fern Media
  • Splitpixel
  • Meta

SEARCH AGENCY OF THE YEAR

  • Aqueous Digital
  • Evoluted
  • Novi.Digital
  • Own Your Space
  • The SEO Works

INDEPENDENT AGENCY OF THE YEAR

  • CDS
  • Engage Hub
  • Evoluted
  • Manifest 
  • Media Agency Group
  • Pikcells Ltd
  • Uniform Group
  • Workhouse

BEST IN-HOUSE MARKETING TEAM - SPONSORED BY  Metricomm

  • Corecom Consulting
  • Medical Protection Society Team

TECH INNOVATION OF THE YEAR - SPONSORED BY  Netsells

  • Checkd Development
  • Digital Oracles
  • Pentest People - SecureGateway

TECH FOR GOOD AWARD

  • Alcimi - Data Dashboard - National Emergencies Trust
  • AnonyMind: confidential & flexible mental health services
  • hedgehog lab - How Busy Is Toon?
  • Impact Reporting
  • Netsells & Handheld Health - COVID-19 & COPD Patient Recovery

MEDIA SALES COMPANY OF THE YEAR

  • Channel 4 Sales
  • Immediate Media

PRODUCTION COMPANY OF THE YEAR - SPONSORED BY  Brewin Dolphin

  • Chief
  • Lizardfish TV
  • MillK The Film Content Company
  • Space Film & VFX
  • Studio 6 Life
  • The Gate Films

ANIMATION / GRAPHICS COMPANY OF THE YEAR

  • Flipbook Studio
  • Flow
  • Fuzzy Duck
  • Kilogramme
  • Studio 6 Life

ENVIRONMENTAL CHAMPION AWARD

  • ddroidd - A+++ Software
  • Infosphere - Operationalising Sustainability

GLOBAL REACH AWARD

  • Aire Global
  • Silverbean

 

CAMPAIGN / PROJECTS / PLATFORM AWARDS

B2B CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

  • FIG & SRL - The Gamechangers
  • Luma Marketing - Rebelleon
  • Shell & Zircom - Global Trade Rewards Campaign
  • Tailor-Made Media - 'Plastic Isn’t The Problem' for Bright Green Plastics

SMALL BUDGET B2C CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

  • Ascensor & Raithwaite Sandsend - Back to Business Campaign
  • Continuous | From Uniform - Rainbow Thursday
  • Dawn Creative - Zen Moved On Campaign
  • First Internet Marketing - Secret Spa launch
  • MillK Media - The Fed's 'F Word' Fundraising appeal
  • North PR - La Dolce Vita with DeliVita
  • Own Your Space - GetClaimsAdvice
  • Silverbean, HelloFresh & TOTUM - Breaking the Mould
  • Mosquito Digital & Vileda - #TeamCleanCommunity

LARGE BUDGET B2C CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

  • Channel4, Aldi, UM Manchester & Great British Bake Off
  • Dinosaur / MillK Media - Bupa 'Normal Stories'
  • Evoluted & CarMats.co.uk - Ecommerce Zero to £2.5m Hero in 12 Months
  • Havas Media - BBC I May Destroy You
  • Modern English Digital: Rolling Stones 2020
  • On the Beach - Ready when you are
  • Pokerstars Epic Downtime Campaign with The Sun
  • Polestar & The Times

PR CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

  • Grayling - Cummins Powers the Future
  • J JACKSON PR - MISSPAP, DON'T MISS YOUR PAP
  • Natures Menu - Pup-Demic
  • On the Beach takes holidays off the menu
  • Truth PR Limited - Party Delights' Halloween Campaign
  • Wavemaker North -Rising to the PR challenge

WEB DEVELOPMENT PROJECT OF THE YEAR

  • AG Barr & Pixelbuilders
  • Ascensor & Dot Dot Loans
  • Mosquito Digital & STADA
  • Evoluted & Higham Press
  • Fat Media & Maximum Adventure
  • First Internet Marketing: Peak website improvements for Peak AI
  • Modern English Digital & UMG: RS No.9 Carnaby
  • Onstate / Mamas & Papas Replatform

VISUAL PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR

  • Anattic - Mental Health Motorbike
  • Flow Creative - BBC Children in Need TV Commercial
  • Flow Creative - Syria Relief - 10 Years of War
  • Lizardfish TV - Finding The Words - Lizardfish TV for BBC Bitesize
  • On the Beach - Ready when you are
  • The Gate Films & Manifest - Tommee Tippee 'The Boob Life'

AUDIO PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR

  • New Writing North - New Narratives for the North East
  • Roland Dransfield - We Built This City

ADVERT OF THE YEAR - SPONSORED BY  BOUTIQUE

  • Channel 4 - 4 Sales #StandAgainstRacism
  • Flow Creative - BBC Children in Need TV Commercial
  • On the Beach - Ready when you are
  • The Gate Films & Manifest - Tommee Tippee 'The Boob Life'

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

The judges have decided not to release a shortlist for this category. The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony. 

 

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

See this year's nominees for Outstanding Contributor to the North and Young Outstanding Contributor to the North here

The winners are decided by a combination of judges' scoring and the public vote.

"THERE'S SO MANY DIFFERENT AWARDS IN THE PR INDUSTRY NOW, WE'VE BECOME VERY SELECTIVE OVER WHICH WE GO FOR.

THE PROLIFIC NORTH AWARDS ARE AN EXCEPTION, PARTLY DOWN TO THE QUALITY OF ENTRIES AND THEIR BROAD GEOGRAPHICAL FOCUS."

Will Ockenden, Director/Owner, Prohibition - 2019 award-winners

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