Continental communications network in line for four golds at SABRE Africa awards
Global communications agency network, Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW), represented in Namibia by its affiliate, Parrot Communications, has been nominated for four Gold Awards and eight Certificates of Excellence at the 2019 African SABRE awards, scheduled for 16 May 2019 in Kigali, Rwanda.
BCW Africa’s Chief Executive, Robyn de Villiers expressed her appreciation of Burson, Cohn & Wolfe’s African network, saying “being recognised and awarded at the SABRE Awards Africa is an honour and reinforces the results that can be achieved when we combine world-class strategic counsel with cutting edge, integrated communications.”
Gys Reitz, the communications practitioner at Parrot Communications, congratulated the BCW agency on their sterling performance, emphasising that being an affiliate of a large international network is pivotal for taking public relations across borders to stay in touch with other practitioners across Africa. Parrot Communications specialises in Strategic Corporate Communications, Public Relations, Media Relations and Publishing.
At the upcoming awards, BCW Mauritius receives a Gold Award for their work on the Nestlé MonnBienKale campaign. Top performer, however, is BCW Kenya with three Gold Awards, the first for the MultiChoice Talent Factory campaign, the second for their promotion of the Kenya Trade Week and the third for promoting the Rockefeller Foundation’s Africa Trade Forum.
“As an affiliate, Parrot Communications is fortunate to represent and also tap into the expertise and resources of Burson Cohn & Wolfe Africa,” stated Reitz.
BCW Africa with its head office in Johannesburg, has partners or associates in more than 50 African countries. Clients benefit from its tailored-for-Africa approach which combines best-in-market local agency insight, understanding and implementation with regional co-ordination, reporting and strategy direction.