Doha: ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, a leading public relations consultancy, has won 10 awards at the 11th Annual International Business Awards 2014, including the Public Relations Agency of the Year in the Middle East and Africa, for the fourth year.
The agency was awarded three gold, five silver and two bronze ‘Stevies’ (as the awards are most commonly known) for PR campaigns with its clients, including Emaar Properties, Ford Middle East and Art Dubai.
The awards are the world’s premier business awards programme. All individuals and organisations worldwideare eligible to submit nominations. The 2014 edition received 3,500 entries from more than 60 nations and territories.
Stevie award winners were selected by more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process from May through early August. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners in Paris on October 10.
“I dedicate this record-breaking success of ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller at the International Business Awards to our clients. It is also of course testament to our colleagues all across the Middle East who devised and executed compelling and evidence-based communications campaigns on behalf of our clients. I am extremely proud of our people and our work,” said Sunil John, CEO of ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller.
ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, which has a team of 160 professionals in 11 fully-owned offices across the Middle East and North Africa, won the gold Stevie for PR Campaign of the Year – Public Service for its work on its annual Arab Youth Survey.
The agency was also awarded a gold Stevie in the PR Campaign of the Year – Events & Observances category and a bronze honour in the PR Campaign of the Year – Arts & Entertainment category for its work with Emaar Properties during the inaugural Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience 2013.