EdComs topped the list of winners at this year’s EVCOM Clarion Awards, taking home two gold awards for their work with clients KPMG and Boots as well as one silver, two bronze and three highly commended accolades.
Other multiple award winners included The Edge Picture Company and Brickwall each winning two golds, drp with one gold and three silver and MediaTrust taking one of each colour.
The Awards Ceremony took place on Friday 7th October, with a host of video production companies, event agencies and freelancers in attendance at Seven Dials, Covent Garden.
The ceremony was hosted by an impassioned Sam Wilson, Director of Eco-Events and Event ISO who is also an EVCOM Board Director. Sam said: “The Clarions was everything it set out to be and more. A celebration of pioneering leadership by organisations that demonstrate unequivocally the tangible business benefits of ‘doing good’. It was an honour to work with the people behind EVCOM and all those who contributed to the event who made the following possible:
- sourcing a community venue whose mission is to connect local people
- having 91% of attendees travelling by public transport or walking to the event
- zero printed promotional materials
- cakes baked by local resident
- cheese sourced from local family-run dairy
- water jugs, reusable consumables and zero food waste
- work experience provided for events management student
- sustainable trophies made from wood from a sustainable forest
- interpreters for hearing impaired attendees.”
The 2016 EVCOM Clarion Gold Winners:
|Brand Communication/Experience (Events)||KPMG Work Ready 2016||EdComs|
|Brand Communication/Experience (Screen)||The Somme||RAW Productions|
|Celebratory (Events)||A Living River||J. Walter Thompson London|
|Celebratory (Screen)||£1 Brexit Challenge||Brickwall|
|Community Engagement/Social Enterprise (Screen)||PatientPower.info and PatientPower.eu – digital media channels for patient empowerment||Brandcast Health|
|Conference (Screen)||A Vision For The Future: An AIDS-Free Generation||Ashfield Healthcare Communications|
|Destination (Events)||Destination Croatia – Euromic Croatia – MS Sea Star Event Ship||DT Croatia – Dubrovnik Travel|
|Digital (Events)||brandWallet||DB Systems|
|Documentary (Broadcast/Screen)||Inclusive Leader Profiles||Scott Horsfield and Citi|
|Education/Training (Events)||Ask Yourself||The Edge Picture Company|
|Education/Training (Screen)||“Life Doesn’t Come with Subtitles”: Tips for Communicating with Deaf Customers||Gorilla Gorilla! and Sainsbury’s|
|Environmental (Screen)||Zombie Overpopulation||Media Trust|
|Event Service Provider (Events)||drp|
|Innovation (Events)||The Ghastly Gravy on the Starship Gastromo||Performance in Education|
|Innovation (Screen)||Access Agriculture||Countrywise Communication & Agro – Insight|
|Outdoor (Events)||Boots Soltan Sun Ready BIG Exploration Day||EdComs|
|Production Achievement (Events)||North East Woman Entrepreneur of The Year Awards (WIN Awards)||She’s Gott It|
|Production Achievement (Screen)||AkzoNobel – Planet Possible||A-Vision|
|Series (Broadcast/Screen)||‘Rise Above’ – Consent||Brickwall|
|Social (Screen)||Ask Yourself||The Edge Picture Company|
The full list of winners covering the 20 categories in events, screen and broadcast can be found here.
Andrew Winterburn, EVCOM Vice Chair said, “A diverse selection of sectors and industries were represented through the entries in this year’s EVCOM Clarion Awards, which demonstrates a growing dedication to responsible business practices. It is this great diversity of entrants and their ability to captivate and fascinate with their communications which particularly impressed the Judges and which also makes these awards so unique and highly regarded.”
The EVCOM Clarion Awards have been recognising excellence in CSR communications, chiefly through audio or visual media, for 13 years.
Pictures from the event can be found here.