MPA Awards Winners 2017

MPA Inspiration Awards 2017 Shortlist

Following an intense judges day last week, we are now pleased to announce officially the shortlisted entries for our 2017 Awards programme.

We have been thrilled with the calibre of entries this year - the quality for most were exceptional.

Your shortlist is as follows:

Best Creative Agency Campaign
• BJL Group Ltd - BASF - Evidence sells – internally and to customers
• BJL Group Ltd - Ronseal - #RonsealTheWeekend
• MAGNAFI - Very.co.uk - #LoveGiving
• Refinery - Manchester Arndale
• Stein IAS - Cliché Killers
• TBWA\Manchester - PAPYRUS Brave Face Campaign

Best Media Agency Campaign
• Havas Media - BBC, The FA Cup #NoGutsNoGlory
• KMS Media - Design Manchester
• One Agency - Bauer Media - Key 103
• PHD - Rubicon Spring, by PHD and BMB: Grabbing the Water Market by the Mangoes
• PHD - IRN-BRU Xtra, It Makes No Sense: By PHD, Leith and Talon

Best Sales Team Campaign
• Channel 4 - MediaCom North Hijacks Channel 4 Comedy Gala
• More Media Sales - Pizza Hut - Taste Freedom
• Time Inc. - Time Inc., Brintons & Mediacom
• Time Inc. - Time Inc., Plantur & Mediacom

Best PR Agency Campaign
• Markettiers Manchester, Playtime PR and BBC Worldwide - Embracing National Hugging Day For Hey Duggee!
• MC2 - #ManFran
• Refresh PR - The Food Porn Awards - The Next Course
• Weber Shandwick Manchester - Kevin the Carrot

Best Digital Agency Campaign
• BJL Group Ltd - Asda Advent
• theEword - Love London for Essential Living
• theEword - Mental Health & Wellbeing at University for The Student Housing Company

Student Award
• Hannah Jones - Public Relations and Marketing, Manchester Metropolitan University
• Jessica Krawiec - Tourism Management, Manchester Metropolitan University
• Leslie Latchman - Marketing Management, Manchester Metropolitan University
• Zahid Tapas - Business Information Technology, University of Salford

Small Digital Agency of the Year
• Platform81
• Project Simply
• Red Cow Media

Small Creative Agency of the Year
• Boardwalk Studio
• Flipbook Studio
• MAGNAFI
• On The Eighth
• Project Simply Ltd
• The IF agency

Small Media Sales Team of the Year
• Immediate Media Co.
• More Media Sales
• RadiumOne
• The Guardian

Small Media Agency of the Year
• Boardwalk Studio
• KMS Media
• One Agency Media Ltd

Small PR Agency of the Year
• Markettiers Manchester
• Refresh PR
• Roland Dransfield
• SKV Communications
• Smoking Gun

Apprentice Award
• Emily Barr - ITV
• Kally Boshnakova - MEC Global
• Lydia German - SharpFutures Manchester CIC
• Chloe O'Toole - Channel 4 - Nations & Regions
• Fleur Taylor - One Agency Media Ltd

Big Bang
• Hoopla Marketing - Waxi Manchester launch
• Manchester Evening News - The MEN Big Night Out
• Roland Dransfield - Venturous Builds
• seventy7 - seventy7 is Fearlesss when it comes to online fashion
• TBWA\Manchester - PAPYRUS Brave Face Campaign
• Thrive Creative - Cheshire Tour of Britain - Stage 3
• Tunafish Media and Petal & Co. - A match made in Salford for the University of Salford

Large PR Agency of the Year
• MC2
• Weber Shandwick Manchester

Large Creative Agency of the Year
• BJL Group Ltd
• Refinery
• seventy7
• Stein IAS

Large Media Sales Team of the Year
• Channel 4 - Nations & Regions
• Time Inc.
• Trinity Mirror Solutions

Large Media Agency of the Year
• Winner to be announced on the evening

Best Content Creation
• Audio Always - The Best Exotic Etiquette Academy for BBC Radio 4
• Glued Films – The if Agency/Chef & Brewer/Spring Festival
• Manchester Evening News - Manchester's Christmas Heroes
• News UK - Woodland Trust & The Funday Times
• PHD - IRN-BRU Xtra, It Makes No Sense: By PHD, Leith and Talon
• Trinity Mirror Solutions Aldi & Team GB - Grow Your Champion
• Tunafish Media - World Leader's Group Chat (For The Shack)

Rising Star
• Adam Britton - Trunk
• Olivia Downing - Refinery
• Olivia Dunkerley - Channel 4 - Nations & Regions
• Sabrina Haughton - Refinery
• Aisha Riaz - theEword

Collaboration
• Channel 4 - Nations & Regions - Channel 4 / Ronseal / Comedy Gala
• Mighty Giant & True North - LEGO Education
• News UK - Great Rail Journeys - Poetry in Motion
• On The Eighth - Transport for Greater Manchester and Carat Manchester
• One Minute Briefs & Trunk - #MerryCritmas
• Refinery + Mayninteen
• Tunafish Media and Petal & Co. - A match made in Salford for the University of Salford.

Inspiring Manchester
• Channel 4 - Nations & Regions - Channel 4 - PLAY
• KMS Media - Design Manchester
• MC2 - #ManFran
• SharpFutures Manchester CIC - SharpFutures