Crossing borders...building bridges...benchmarking success

The power of the PR industry is a key factor in the growth of global business.  Communications is the one discipline that operates across stakeholder groups and communities, and helps companies tell their stories to new markets and audiences using every available channel.

The PRWeek Global Awards honors the transformative work that crosses borders, building brands and trust, enabling the growth of international enterprise. It is the only awards program that benchmarks the most important work going across markets around the world. Winners will be those producing transformational work and running first-rate organizations of all kinds.

Congratulations to all of our 2014 shortlisted companies! You can view the shortlist in full here


For more information contact Liz Lockard on 020 8267 4145



Award Sponsors

  • Arthur W. Page Society

    The Arthur W. Page Society is a professional association for senior public relations and corporate communications executives who seek to enrich and strengthen their profession. Its mission is to strengthen the enterprise leadership role of the CCO by embracing the highest professional standards, advancing the way that communications is understood, practiced and taught, and providing a collegial and dynamic learning environment. Its membership consists primarily of CCOs of Fortune 500 corporations, the CEOs of the world’s largest PR agencies, and leading academics from the nation’s top business and communications schools.
  • Business Wire

    For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. For the last half century, thousands of communications professionals have turned to Business Wire to deliver their news to the audiences most important to their business through the sources they trust most. Over that time, Business Wire gone from a single office with one full time employee to more than 500 employees in 32 bureaus.
  • Edelman

    Edelman is the world’s largest public relations firm, with 67 offices and more than 4,800 employees worldwide, as well as affiliates in more than 30 cities. Through its eight global practices, award-winning digital and social prowess and industry-leading intellectual property, the firm helps clients engage and build relationships with key stakeholders.
  • FleishmanHillard

    FleishmanHillard is the world’s most complete global communications firm, specializing in public relations, public affairs, marketing, paid media, and transmedia and social content. FleishmanHillard delivers on The Power of True, reflecting the firm’s high values and unique ability to guide clients through a world demanding unprecedented authenticity and transparency. FleishmanHillard is part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., and has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 42 countries. 
  • Ford

    Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 181,000 employees and 65 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit
  • George Washington University

    Delivering messages that are heard around the world requires not only visionary talent but also a global perspective.  As a Public Relations graduate student at the George Washington University, you will gain firsthand practical skills and big-picture strategic thinking from PR professionals.  Whether you earn a certificate or a master’s degree, you will have the opportunity to engage in a unique global residency where you will acquire the strategies to capture the attention and influence of international communities. At GW, learn how it’s done best - from the very best.
  • Ketchum

  • Toyota

    Toyota, the world's top automaker and creator of the Prius, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through itsToyotaLexus and Scion brands.  Over the past 50 years, the company has built more than 25 million cars and trucks in North America, where it operates 14 manufacturing plants and directly employs nearly 40,000 people.  Toyota’s 1,800 North American dealerships sold more than 2.5 million vehicles in 2013, and about 80 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 20 years are still on the road today.