Firms, PR agencies vie for Quill awards

The country’s top corporations, communication agencies, online publishers and schools vie for the top honors in the Philippine Quill Awards, the country’s most prestigious and comprehensive awards in business communication.

The awarding ceremony will be held on May 17 at The Marriott Grand Ballroom in Pasay City.

The International Association of Business Communicators Philippines announced the final nominees for the top awards as well as the company, agency and school of the year.

The nominees for the top award in the communication management are ABS-CBN Corp. (Pope Thank You sa Malasakit), British American Tobacco (Every Peso, Every Minute), Manila Water Company (Lingap para sa Katutubo:  Satisfying the Thirst for Clean Water Supply in Boracay’s Ati Community), Smart Communications Inc. (SWEEP Awards:   Inspiring Innovations in Schools), and Unilever Philippines (Communities for Equality and Dignity:  Domex and the One Million Clean Toilets Movement to End Unhealthy Sanitation Habits).

Competing for top award in the communication skills division are ABS-CBN Corp. (e-Frequency Relaunch), Ayala Corp. (Ayala [email protected]:  Dedicated People Fuel Past, Present, Future Success), Jollibee Foods Corp. (We are Chickenjoy Nation), Mommy Mundo (#MomManifesto:  Journey to Mindful Motherhood), and Shell Companies in the Philippines (Driving Innovation at Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2015).

Aiming to be the first to bag the top award in communication research are Eon The Stakeholder Relations Groups with two entries (Groundswell, social listening tool for PR practitioners; The 2014 Philippine Trust Index), and the Manila Electric Company with three entries (Energy Efficiency as a Help; Meralco Biz Partners Thematic Campaign Pre-Ad Testing; and SPARK Communication Research).

Universities and colleges across the country are also competing in the Philippine Student Quill Awards. Nominees for the top award include two from Colegio de San Juan de Letran (Send a Child to School; Sukat), Holy Angel University (Paragala: The Central Luzon Media Awards), and two from University of Santo Tomas (Botomasino: A Special Coverage of the UST Student Council Elections; The Varsitarian:  Papal Visit Infographics).

The top award is given to entries with the highest score among excellence awardees per division. Organizations, agencies, and schools with the most excellence awards are also awarded with company, agency and school of the year.

Nominees for company of the year are ABS-CBN Corp., Manila Electric Company, PLDT, Smart Communications, Inc. and Unilever Philippines.

Battling to be agency of the year are DDB Tribal Worldwide Philippines, EON The Stakeholder Relations Group, Ogilvy PR Manila – Pulse Communications, PTFJ Ad Consult and Stratworks.

Vying for school of the year are Angelicum College, Bataan Peninsula State University, Colegio de San Juan de Letran Manila, De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde and University of Santo Tomas.


Topics: Firms , PR agencies , Quill awards
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