awards

Christine Barney is the CEO of rbb Public Relations. She can be reached at christine.barney@rbbpr.com.
Winning awards is more than just an ego trip

Many organizations use awards as a metric of success.

Whether you are a professional in an agency or corporate setting, if your organization uses awards as benchmarks, you probably have a culture of innovation and are willing to take risks.

If the bar is always set at doing award-winning work, then you elevate the level of all you do and truly become a workplace where best practices are the norm.

Awards are about raising that bar of excellence just a little higher.



 

BULLDOG MEDIA RELATIONS AWARDS
2013 Best use of Personality/Celebrity for Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey
Gold Bulldog for M&M'S re-branding campaign
2013 Silver Bulldog: Best Arts & Entertainment Campaign for Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey
2012 Gold Bulldog Small PR Agency of the Year
Gold Bulldog for M&M'S re-branding campaign


HOLMES REPORT SABRE AWARDS
2014 SABRE Finalist: Multicultural for Monster Jam
2014 SABRE Finalist: Marketing to Youth for Student Advisor
2013 Gold SABRE Finalist: Branded Journalism for SXSFL program
2013 Gold SABRE Finalist: Word of Mouth for Duncan Hines
2013 Silver SABRE: Thought Leadership for rbb “Breakout Brand” strategy
2012 Gold SABRE: Professional Services for Alphastaff
2012 Best Agency to Work for
2011 Silver SABRE: Consumer Health PR Category for Zumba Fitness
2010 Silver SABRE: Travel Category for AMResorts
2009 Boutique Agency of the Year
2009 Silver SABRE: Travel Category for the Port of Costa Maya
2009 Iron SABRE: Employee Program Category for the Employee Driven
Workplace
2008 Gold SABRE: Corporate Reputation for Florida Power & Light
Gold SABRE: Community Relations for Verizon Wireless
2006 Iron SABRE: Firm Marketing Campaign


HSMAI ADRIAN AWARDS
2014 Gold Adrian Award: Social Media Campaign for AMResorts
2014 Gold Adrian Award: Feature Placement Print Consumer for Homewood Suites by Hilton
2014 Silver Adrian Award: New Opening/Launch for AMResorts
2014 Bronze Adrian Award: Feature Placement Print Trade for Homewood Suites by Hilton
2013 Platinum Adrian Award: Consumer Marketing Program for Homewood Suites
2013 Platinum Adrian Award: Marketing Trade Program for Homewood Suites by Hilton
2013 Silver Adrian Award: Feature Placement, Print Trade for Homewood Suites by Hilton


PR NEWS
2014 Digital PR Awards FInalist: Digital PR Campaign for Student Advisor
2014 Digital PR Awards Finalist: Digital Marketing Campaign for Student Advisor
2014 Agency Elite Awards Finalist: Marketing to Latinos for Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey
2014 Agency Elite Awards Finalist: Digital/Social Media for Student Advisor
2014 Agency Elite Awards Finalist: Integrated Communications for Student Advisor
2013 Agency Elite Awards: Multicultural for Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey
2013 Agency Elite Awards for Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey
Workplace

PRSA
2014 VOX Awards: Integrated Marketing for Homewood Suites by HIlton
2013 Silver Anvil Award of Excellence: Multicultural for Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey
2012 Silver Anvil: B2B Marketing for Alphastaff
2011 Anvil Award of Commendation: Events for Zumba Fitness
2010 Silver Anvil: Crisis Communication for AMResorts
2008 Silver Anvil: Corporate Reputation for Florida Power & Light
2007 Silver Anvil: Public Service Campaign for TracFone Wireless
2007 Silver Anvil: Events for Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Silver Anvil: International Public Relations for Texaco
Bronze Anvil: Interactive marketing for Florida Bar
Bronze Anvil: Creative Tactics for Florida Marlins

PR WEEK
2013 PR Week Awards Honorable Mention: Multicultural for Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey
2008 PR Agency of the Year
2008 Small PR Agency of the Year
2005 Boutique PR Agency of the Year


MISC
2014 Gold Marcom Award: Public Relations Program for Homewood Suites by Hilton
2014 Gold Travel Weekly Magellan Award: Hospitality/Lobby/Common Space Design for Homewood Suites by Hilton
2013 Ragan’s Honorable Mention: Best Content Marketing/Brand Journalism for SXSFL program
2013 American Graphic Design Awards: Brochure Collateral for Breakout Brands
2011 Top Small Company Workplaces Winner/Winning Workplaces & Inc. Magazine
2007 - 2009 Top Small Company Workplaces Finalist/ Winning Workplaces & The Wall Street Journal
2008 Honorable Mention, PR Platinum Media Event for FPL
2006 Winner Platinum PR Awards: Multicultural Campaign for M&M               
IABC: Silver Quill Award of Excellence: Not-for-Profit for South Florida Blood Banks