NEW YORK — Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading global communications firms, was named 2016 PR Agency of the Year and Large PR Agency of the Year at the PRWeek U.S. Awards. This is the second consecutive year the firm has been awarded both of these top industry distinctions.
The PRWeek Awards honor the best work, professionals, companies and agencies in the communications industry across 35 competitive categories every year. In awarding Weber Shandwick these honors, PRWeek stated that “the numbers tell the story,” pointing to the firm’s strong growth, new business wins and client retention. PRWeek also recognized Weber Shandwick’s “culture, innovation, and results for clients,” in addition to its “truly outstanding team” and “game-changing work.”
“We’re continuing to push beyond what’s expected in the marketing services space through our work with client partners, strong culture of collaboration and commitment to relentless innovation,” said Andy Polansky, CEO, Weber Shandwick. “These honors underscore the expertise, drive and creativity our talented teams in the U.S. and around the world infuse into all aspects of their work and our business.”
The PRWeek Agency of the Year honors are among several global industry recognitions earned by Weber Shandwick in 2016, including being named a U.K. Business Superbrand for the 10th year in a row, a Top Company to Work for in the UAE by Great Place to Work Institute, a PR News CSR A-List Agency for the fifth consecutive year and a PR News Diversity in PR Awards Organization of the Year. Weber Shandwick was also named Global Agency of the Year in 2015 by PRWeek and The Holmes Report.