Competition was particularly fierce, with one of the highest number of entries in recent years and more companies entering.
After judging by the panel of industry experts, this year’s shortlist is headed by EdComs with eight nominations, drp with four, and Brickwall and Media Trust with three each. In total, 31 event agencies, screen production companies and commissioning clients have been recognized for the outstanding quality of their work.
The shortlisted award nominees are:
British Forces Broadcasting Service
DT Croatia - Dubrovnik Travel
Gorilla Gorilla! and Sainsbury's
J. Walter Thompson London
Marmalade Film and Media
Performance in Education
RedBalloon Productions, Bournemouth University
She's Gott It
The Edge Picture Company
The EVCOM Clarion Awards recognise exceptional performance in CSR and sustainability, including environment, diversity, equality, community, charity initiatives, education, ethical, health and welfare issues.
The shortlisted entries go forward to the awards ceremony on Friday 7th October at the Seven Dials Club, Covent Garden in London where the winners will be announced. The ceremony will be attended by events agencies, production companies, service providers for the corporate communication industry, commissioners of CSR communication and industry media.
Steve Garvey, EVCOM CEO commented: ‘Now in their 13th year, the EVCOM Clarion Awards now have a growing number of entries from the events sector, as well as the long-standing entries from the screen sector. They identify the role of the communicator in encouraging an ethical culture and fostering higher levels of engagement with key social or environmental issues. The striking feature in 2016 is the great diversity of entrants and the commitment to CSR that they demonstrate, making the Clarions so unique and highly regarded.”