Kantar Media emerged as major winners in the AMEC International Communications Effectiveness Awards announced at the Awards Ceremony held during the European Summit in Dublin, with 5 Golds including the prestigious Judges’ Platinum Award.
The top Grand Prix International Award was won by SocialEyez (Media Watch), of Dubai, for work for Etisalat UAE.
In other major awards categories, the Chairman’s Award was won by John Croll (pictured above), CEO of 360m (A Sentia Media Company) and Chair of AMEC’s Asia Pacific Chapter.
AMEC Chairman Mike Daniels said: “The award recognises the special contribution John has made to AMEC’s work and his commitment to working across borders and supporting AMEC’s international mission.”
The Young Professional was won by one of John Croll’s employees, Dr. Kate Greenwood, of 360m (a Sentia Media Company.
Another noteable award winner was the communications team from Westminster City Council, London. Westminster won Golds in Best Use of Communication Management Not-for-Profit and in the Integrated Communication Measurement/Research category.
Kantar’s 5 Gold awards were in the Public Sector on behalf of Agence de la biomédecine; Integrated Communication Measurement/Research for Drinkware; Single Event for Ford and Business-to-Business for Diageo as well as Gold for the Judges’ Platinum Award. Kantar also won a Silver award.
The AMEC Awards seek to recognise and promote best practice in communication planning, research and evaluation. The judging panel was chaired by AMEC Board Director, David B. Rockland, Ph.D., Partner/CEO Ketchum Pleon Change and Global Research