Rikus Grobler | Jun 20, 2017 | 0
Top class PR goes continental with African SABRE awards
Burson-Marsteller Africa, a continental public relations and communications firm, has walked away with the highest number of accolades of any agency network at the first African SABRE awards. The inaugural awards ceremony will be held as part of the African Public Relations Association’s annual conference in Morocco on 11 May 2017.
Robyn de Villiers, Chairman and CEO of Burson-Marsteller Africa commented, “We are thrilled to have won four Gold Awards and six Certificates of Excellence, and to have one Platinum finalist nomination. I am very proud of these world-class, results-driven campaigns that have been executed by the Burson-Marsteller Africa network in partnership with our clients.
The award-winning PR agency is represented in Namibia by its local affiliate, Gys Reitz of Parrot Communications.
Burson-Marsteller Africa is also a finalist in three categories for the EMEA SABRE Awards, the winners of which will be announced in London on 23 May 2017.
The SABRE Awards have a 25-year heritage with separate competitions in North America, EMEA, the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and South Asia. The winners from these regional competitions are eligible for the Global SABRE Awards, which recognise the best PR campaigns from more than 5000 entries around the world.
The Burson-Marsteller Africa network bagged four Gold African Sabre Awards and Blast Burson-Marsteller is a finalist in the Platinum Award for ‘Best in Show’:
In addition to the four Gold Awards, the Burson-Marsteller Africa network was awarded six Certificates of Excellence.