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drp Take Home 9 Award Wins at The EVCOM Industry and MIMA Awards

This year the drpteam had the pleasure of attending the first ever EVCOM Industry Awards, bringing together and celebrating EVCOM Live, Screen, and Clarion Awards, all under one roof at the Park Plaza in Westminster on Friday 17th November, with guest host from ITV’s Mary Nightingale. In addition to the new event, the MIMA awards were incorporated into the evening. The MIMA awards, which began in 2002, recognises the marketing function across the meetings and events industry.

We were shortlisted for twelve nominations in total, including four automatic shortlist awards for the ‘Best of The Best’ categories, and three in the MIMA awards. The automatic shortlist nominations were, Clarion Film of the Year for the ‘Springboard Story’ and Clarion Event of the Year for the ‘Terror Threat Training’, followed by 'drpbigtalk’ and ‘Triumph Bonneville Bobber Launch’ both shortlisted in the Live Event of the Year category.

Our PR & Marketing team were also shortlisted in the prestigious Marketing Team of the Year category, which we ended up winning ‘Silver’ in.

“The industry awards have brought together the best of EVCOM. Being shortlisted is a huge achievement, but to take home nine awards, including agency of the year, is something that we are extremely proud of and caps off a successful year for the drpteam.”

On top of the ‘best of the best’, various other categories were available to praise the excellent communications projects that had taken place throughout the year. In total, drp took home nine fantastic awards:

  • Event of the Year – Triumph Bonneville Bobber launch - GOLD
  • Communication Effectiveness – Nationwide Building Society ‘Our Big Event’ – GOLD
  • Communication Effectiveness – 2017 EE Conference – BRONZE
  • Internal Communication – Nationwide Building Society ‘Our Big Event’ – GOLD
  • Internal Communication – 2017 EE Conference – BRONZE
  • Agency of the Year – drp
  • Best Live Marketing Event – drpbigtalk – SILVER
  • Best Live Marketing Event – Triumph Bonneville Bobber launch – GOLD
  • Best Marketing Team of the Year – drp - SILVER

Dale Parmenter CEO of drp commented: “The industry awards have brought together the best of EVCOM. Being shortlisted is a huge achievement, but to take home nine awards, including agency of the year, is something that we are extremely proud of and caps off a successful year for the drpteam.”  

Ryan Curtis-Johnson, Head of PR & Marketing at drp also commented: “As a marketing department we spend a lot of time helping to create the entries for most projects that drp produces for clients. It’s fantastic for the team to be recognised for their hard work and all the activity that goes behind promoting and marketing drp. This is an accolade we’re all proud of and it wouldn’t be possible without the drive, passion and commitment of the drp PR and marketing team, all of this together has helped to cement this achievement.”