EUROPE’S MOST PRESITIGIOUS PUBLIC AFFAIRS AWARDS!

Why the Public Affairs Awards Europe? 

  • Promote the industry – the awards are the only dedicated awards ceremony for the EU public affairs industry, and as the voice of the public affairs and lobbying industry we believe there is much to celebrate!
  • Gain industry recognition – This is the perfect opportunity to showcase your excellent work over the past year. If you are proud of your work and your team, we encourage you to enter.
  • Engage with the industry – These awards attract the biggest and brightest from the public affairs industry, a great opportunity to network and learn from your peers.

We are delighted to announce DeHavilland EU as the headline sponsors of the Public Affairs Awards Europe. DeHavilland EU provides tailored political intelligence, EU monitoring, bespoke research, and consulting services for public affairs professionals. Based in the heart of Brussels, their services are designed to help you influence EU policy, inform your strategy by anticipating change,  and manage risks affecting your organisation. To find out more information, please visit their website

Categories

Campaign Category

Lobbying the European Parliament

This category celebrates the best campaign specifically geared towards influencing the European Parliament in the European Union.

Collaboration with the Brussels Press Corps

This category is aimed at establishing the best campaign in collaboration with Brussels Press Corps.

Ethical Campaign

This category is aimed at establishing the best ethical campaign or programme.

Trade Body Campaign of the Year

This category is aimed at establishing the best campaign or programme run by trade body or association.

Corporate Campaign of the Year

This category is aimed at establishing the best campaign or programme run by a commercial enterprise.

Use of Social Media

This category is aimed at identifying and celebrating the best use of social media in support of a public affairs campaign by a consultancy or an in-house organisation. Links to relevant websites may be included.

Best In-house Agency Collaboration

Some campaigns succeed because of the high level of collaboration between client and consultancy. This is a joint award to recognise the best campaign implemented by an in-house individual or team in conjunction with an external agency. Entries must be jointly submitted in the name of the consultancy and the client.

Consultancy Campaign of the Year

This prestigious category is aimed at identifying and celebrating the most successful consultancy campaign of the year. A supportive statement from the client will carry a considerable weight in this category. Details of the campaign, including outcomes achieved and approximate budget, should be included in the submission. Mention should be made of any other consultancy or third party who played an active role and contributed to the success of a campaign.

Individual Awards

In-house Professional of the Year

For the in-house public affairs professional who has made an outstanding contribution towards achieving the objectives of their employer. Entries should be sanctioned by the nominee’s director or immediate line manager, and a supporting statement from that individual will carry considerable weight. As part of the entry the nominee’s CV should be included as an additional page.

Consultant of the Year

This prestigious category is aimed at identifying and celebrating the overall best consultant of the year. Entries should be sanctioned by the nominee’s director or immediate line manager, and a supporting statement from that individual will carry considerable weight. As part of the entry the nominee’s CV should be included as an additional page.

Promising Newcomer

This award will recognise the outstanding performance of a young professional in the public affairs industry. Entries are welcome from both Consultancies and In-house teams. Entries should be sanctioned by the nominee’s director or immediate line manager, and a supporting statement from that individual will carry considerable weight. This category is open to anyone under the age of 30 years old, the applicant should be under 30 years old at the time of the final entry deadline on 3rd October, 2019. As part of the entry the nominee’s CV should be included as an additional page.

Team Awards

Think Tank of the Year

This category is aimed at establishing which EU think tank has had the most success in influencing the public policy agenda. Links to published reports may be included.

In-house Team of the Year

For the in-house public affairs team which has made an outstanding contribution towards achieving the objectives of their employer. Details of projects and campaigns undertaken, and outcomes achieved, should be included in the submission.

Consultancy of the Year               

This prestigious category is aimed at identifying and celebrating the overall top consultancy of the year. Factors which will be taken in to account in judging this award will include growth in fee income and improvement to bottom line, and client and staff satisfaction and retention. Endorsements from clients and details of other awards won will be taken in to account.

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