The leading Award for European PR and communications
The European Excellence Awards 2019
The Excellence Awards
The European Excellence Awards honour outstanding performances in the field of PR and communications since 2007. With in-depth categories which cover everything from internal communications to public relations, the Awards provide a comprehensive look at the most exceptional examples of communication in Europe.
During an online voting session and a two-day Jury meeting, the Jury decides which entries are shortlisted, and who the recipients of the European Excellence Awards are.
The European Excellence Awards recognise the best in the European PR and communications community. By entering these awards you can:
- Let your reputation flourish
- Celebrate with your peers
- Announce your success
- Build your brand
- Motivate your team
- Discover your potential
The Awards are firstly hosted by Communication Director, an internationally-focused magazine for corporate communications, PR and public affairs. Featuring opinion pieces, case studies and reports, Communication Director is a knowledge-sharing platform for communicators.
Secondly, the Awards are hosted by Quadriga, Berlin-based knowledge hub of excellence in education, information, networking and business IT solutions. As an internationally-oriented company, Quadriga already assists 300,000 professionals in their careers, currently professional groups in the fields of public relations, politics, public affairs, IT governance, human resources, marketing, sales and compliance.
Meet the Jury
Núria Vilanova Giralt
Dr. Lutz Golsch
Rose de la Pascua
Dr. Peggy Simcic Brønn
She now helds the position of International Marketing and Communication Director for Bonpoint.
Heather is a two-time expat currently residing in Paris, where she is Vice President of Communications for Groupe Renault. She also sits on the cross-functional team within Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi’s Alliance Ventures corporate venture capital fund. Heather has bachelor of arts degrees in International Relations and French from the University of Southern California.
Andrey is the member of the Executive Committee of International Communications Consultancy Organization, Honorary Chairman of Russian subdivision of ICCO and vice-chairman of Russian Public Relations Association. He has been awarded many prestigious awards including IABC Gold Quill Awards, SABRE Awards, Global SABRE Awards, Cannes Corporate TV& Media Awards, IPRA GoldenWorld Awards. In 2017 he entered the top-100 most professional managers and top-5 best General Managers in Russia. He is the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of International Forum Baltic Weekend, Deputy Chairman of the organizing committee of PROBA ICCO Global PR Awards.
Andrey graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University holding a degree in Oriental studies – History of India.
Salvador da Cunha
Matischak comes to the NBA from Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., an American multinational semiconductor company, where he led EMEA-wide PR activities for the consumer segment. Previously, he held the role of Senior International PR Manager for EA SPORTS in Geneva, Switzerland. Matischak also served as PR Director of NFL Europe franchise the Berlin Thunder, and subsequently as Director of Communications with NFL Europa in Frankfurt, Germany. He lives in London with his wife Nicole and their sons Ben and Flynn.
Our team of communication consultants, strategist and creative bring to the product of the agency what our clients have long valued us for: care for the product, in- depth expertise, content development with great insights, valuable impact on their business and awards winning ideas.
James has been providing communications consultancy to a wide range of clients across the IT, telecoms, B2B and professional services sectors for more than 20 years. His client experience includes AMD, Autodesk, Autonomy, British Telecom, Dell, Ericsson Mobile Communications, Honeywell, LG Electronics, Microsoft, Salesforce.com, Siemens, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Vodafone and Xerox. He has spearheaded the consultancy’s unique ‘Totally Transparent’ and ‘360PR’ market propositions, leading to outstanding client retention and prospect conversion rates. This has helped Whiteoaks become one of the UK’s leading B2B and technology PR consultancies and also one of the fastest growing.
James represents Whiteoaks in the WIN PR Group, an international network and partnership of like-minded, owner-managed communications agencies based across the globe, which together provide services in over 70 countries.
James is a member of the Public Relations & Communications Association (PRCA), Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and Institute of Directors (IoD). He is also a Freeman and Liveryman of the City of London, Trustee Board Member of the Charity IT Association (CITA) and has frequently featured in PR Week’s Power Book (the definitive guide to the brightest and most influential PR professionals in Britain) and the Who’s Who of Britain’s Young Entrepreneurs.
Here is a sneak peak at some of the categories you can apply for. Make sure to click the categories tab above or directly below to see them all!
With over 1,500 entries last year, the European Excellence Awards are Europe’s leading PR and communications awards. For more detailed information on how to enter please see the FAQ.