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Weber Shandwick Named International Consultancy Of The Year At Public Relations Consultants Association Awards


LONDON – Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading global public relations firms, has been named “International Consultancy of the Year,” at the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) Awards in London this week. The firm is now the only UK PR agency to have received the ‘International Consultancy of the Year’ honour by both the PRCA and UK PRWeek within the same year.

Colin Byrne, Weber Shandwick’s UK & Europe CEO, commented: “This has been nothing short of a spectacular year for all of us here at Weber Shandwick, particularly in this challenging economic environment. To be recognized as ‘International Consultancy of the Year’ by two of the UK’s most prestigious public relations organizations, within the same year, is a real testament to the dedication of our employees across our local, regional and global network.”

He continued: “We are extremely proud of our achievements this year and would like to thank all of our clients and people across our international network for their magnificent contribution to an extremely rewarding year.”

These awards continue to build on Weber Shandwick’s remarkable global award success in 2009, which includes a PRWeek UK Global Agency Report Card gold medal, a Cannes Lion award and an IPRA Golden World award.

About Weber Shandwick
Weber Shandwick is a leading global public relations agency with offices in 77 markets around the world. The firm’s success is built on its deep commitment to client service, creativity, collaboration and harnessing the power of Advocates - engaging stakeholders in new and creative ways to build brands and reputation. Weber Shandwick provides strategy and execution across practices such as consumer marketing, healthcare, technology, public affairs, corporate/financial and crisis management. Its specialized services include digital/social media, advocacy advertising, market research, and corporate responsibility. Weber Shandwick was recognized as PRWeek’s 2009 Global Agency Report Card Gold Medal Winner, named Global Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report and Large PR Firm of the Year by PR News in 2008. The firm also won the United Nations Grand Award for Outstanding Achievement in Public Relations for a lifestyles educational campaign in India. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit


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