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THE SHORTLIST
AWARDS DINNER 27 SEPTEMBER 2019
We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the IoIC National Awards 2019: #IoICAwards19

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for; the shortlist for the 2019 IoIC Awards has been revealed, following what were indeed our most intense and insightful days of judging yet.
 
All the shortlisted entrants below will receive an Award of Excellence and are in the running to take top spot in their class when the winners are announced at the Awards Dinner at the Intercontinental Hotel Park Lane, London on 27 September.

We would love to see you there and to celebrate with you – so make sure to secure your place.
 

The IoIC National Awards 2019 Shortlist
 

Strategy & Campaigns
 
Best single campaign 
Security Enhancements Programme for Bank of England by Emma Tyrrell
Against the Clock: a security story for Richemont by Richemont and blue goose
Carlsberg Danish Pilsner – Rebrew, relaunch and reengage for Carlsberg by Carlsberg
Creating the first national competitor to UK banking’s status quo by Internal Communications at CYBG PLC
Our Purpose for DS Smith by In House Team
Learning Created To Fit You for Lloyds Banking Group by Proteus
‘Think home. Think gnome’ for Nationwide Building Society by Sequel Group and Nationwide Building Society
Driving internal engagement with fragility fractures caused by osteoporosis for UCB Pharma by Chamberlain Healthcare PR UK, a Syneos Health™ company
Blast furnace 5 life-extension project for Tata Steel by In-house Communications team
 
Best ongoing communication  
The Best of Both for BDO by Internal Comms team at BDO
McDonald's - Crew campaigns for McDonald's by blue goose
Corporate Efficiencies for Companies House by Internally: Internal Comms and our in house graphic team.
DfT100 for Department for Transport by In-House Internal Communications team
Sage Volunteer Campaign for Sage Foundation by BrandLab, Sage
This is IBM for IBM by The Frameworks
'Imagine if...' for Air Astana by Air Astana and Words&Pictures
 
Best change/transformation communication 
Royal Mail Dangerous Dogs for Royal Mail by AB
FCA - The Future Is Here for Financial Conduct Authority by blue goose
From Virgin Trains to LNER: being taken under public ownership for London North Eastern Railway by London North Eastern Railway
'You're the right tool for the job' energy reduction campaign for Marston's Brewery by Marston's People Communications team and Paul Maskew.
BSS This Is M3 for BSS (Travis Perkins Group) by Jane Williams, Plain Jane Stories and Jonny Lang, Real Spirit
Driving Change for Sovereign Housing Association by Synergy Creative
Vision Launch for Dixons Carphone
Digital Immersion campaign for Barclays UK by Taylor Made Media, Barclays UK Employee Communications; Digital Learning Team and Digital Eagles Team
 
Best Engagement Programme
Driving adoption of Network Rail’s new intranet with a creative Change, Communications and Engagement programme for Network Rail by Afiniti and Network Rail
The Big Conversation for Experian by The Internal Communications Team.
GDPR for All staff by National Trust Internal Comms team
NVS ’12 days of Christmas’ for National Veterinary Services by National Veterinary Services in-house Communications & Marketing Team
AZ2025: Think. Transform. Together. for AstraZeneca by Ruder Finn UK
Hospitality Heroes for Southwest Airlines by The Team
UK Power Networks - SAP Taskforce by SAP Taskforce communications team
We are O2 for O2 by O2
Communicating culture for Slido by Slido
 
Best Culture Communication
It’s time to talk about flexible working for Schroders by Schroders' in-house Comms team, in collaboration with our in-house Diversity and Inclusion Group, the Gender Equality Network.
Bupa Healthier Minds for Bupa by Bupa Internal Communications
Active Inclusion for Capgemini by Capgemini Internal Communications Team
Applause for ITV by like minds
LNER: co-creating purpose and values with our people for London North Eastern Railway by London North Eastern Railway, Involve
The Arthur Webb Challenge Cup for Nationwide Building Society by The Nationwide Internal Communication Team
Custom made culture for Essentra PLC by Untamed
You are the Owner for sahibinden.com by sahibinden.com
Storytelling at the heart of BDO for BDO by Internal Communications Team at BDO
 
Skills
 
Best Design – print channels
Courier for Royal Mail by AB
Pep Talk for PepsiCo by beetroot
Your Magazine for Gatwick Airport by beetroot
Acuity for The College of Optometrists by Redactive
The Future Workplace Report 2019 for The Modern Internal Communication Professional by Sequel Group
Heart Matters for British Heart Foundation by Wardour and the British Heart Foundation
 
Best Design – digital channels
KPMG Life for KPMG by AB
The Reporter Quarterly Spring 2019 for White & Case By Sequel Group and White & Case
 
Best Photographic Image
Faces of Southeastern for Southeastern Railway by Alan Barton for Words&Pictures and Southeastern
Blast Furnace 5 – Getting to the hearth of the matter for Tata Steel by Tata Steel
 
Best illustration
otm for TfL by AB
Disrupt 2.0 Illustrations for Royal Bank of Scotland by The Disrupt Team in Services Communications
 
Best writing – print
otm for TfL by AB
No place like home? for Network Rail by Xenia Rimmer (for Network Rail) and beetroot
We're News for News UK by Neal Harrington
 
Best writing – digital channels
Upfront for TfL by AB
KPMG Life for KPMG by AB
One Magazine - Life on the Rails for Tarmac by Tarmac internal communications team
 
Best one-off feature
Being your Best - Upfront for TfL by AB
Love and Pride for RBS by beetroot
Instant impact for Network Rail by Network Rail and beetroot
'Generation snowflake' in RSA Journal for Royal Society for the Arts by Wardour
 
Best storytelling 
Fusion for Hitachi Rail by AB
Justice for Jane for Network Rail by Network Rail and beetroot
Harmony Community Trust for Royal Bank of Scotland Social and Community Capital by Sequel Group and RBS Social and Community Capital
'Letter to Myself' series in Heart Matters for British Heart Foundation by Wardour and the British Heart Foundation
It started with a small box for Royale International by Write the Talk
 
Channels
 
Best feature magazine (print) 
Blue Print for Barclays by Barclays Cards & Payments Communications team, Write the Talk and 44 Communications
otm for TfL by AB
Petrofacts for Petrofac by beetroot
Outside In for RBS by beetroot
Inside Schroders magazine for Schroders by Schroders
The Score for Ladbrokes Coral Group by Specialist – The Content Marketing Agency
Severfield - Skyline Magazine for Severfield by scarlettabbott
 
Best news magazine (print) 
Pep Talk for PepsiCo by beetroot
Talk Magazine, Winter 2018 for Nestlé UK & Ireland by Sequel Group and Nestlé UK & Ireland
Renews for Renewi by Wardour
 
Best feature channel (digital)
KPMG Life for KPMG by AB
Disrupt hub for RBS by The Disrupt team in Services Communications.
"The Reporter Quarterly Spring 2019 for White & Case by Sequel Group and White & Case"
 
Best news channel (digital) 
Tarmac One Online for Tarmac by 44 Communications
Post People for An Post by An Post Internal Communications & TheAppBuilder
 
Best newspaper/newsletter
The newsletter that transformed our business for Ascenti employees by Ascenti In-house Communications Team
The Shield for Network Rail by beetroot
We're News for News UK by Neal Harrington
The SAP Spotlight for GSO Field Communications team by Jason Ludt, Jason DeSimone, Jayni Webster, Lexi Ashton, and Danielle Venino
'Delivering our Future' newspaper for Tata Steel UK by In-house team with design and print by Media Wales
 
Best New or Relaunched publication
The newsletter that transformed our business for Ascenti employees by Ascenti In-house Communications Team
M&S World for M&S by Sonder
Marston's Life for Marston's PLC by Marston's Group People Communications team
Drax Connected magazine for Drax Group by Lucy Walton and RED
Agenda for Aggregate Industries by Sonder
Delivering our Future for Tata Steel UK by In-house team. Design & Print through Media Wales
Connect for EDF Energy by Ben Walker, EDF Energy and Redhouse
British Horse for British Horse Society by Redactive
 
Best channel for members/stakeholders/volunteers
A&O Alumni Yearbook for Allen & Overy LLP by A&O Alumni Network, 44 and Luminous
Circula for Chartered Institution of Wastes Management for Chartered Institution of Wastes Management by CPL
Heart Matters online for British Heart Foundation by Wardour and the British Heart Foundation
Royal London Member Update for Royal London by Wardour
RSA Journal for Royal Society for the Arts by Wardour
Heart Matters for British Heart Foundation by Wardour and the British Heart Foundation
Master Photographers Magazine for Master Photographers Association by Future Fusion
Transform for IEMA by Redactive
 
Best  Intranet
Barclays Now for Barclays by the In-house Digital Colleague Experience Team at Barclays
MyDfT for Department for Transport by In-house Internal Comms team
The EBRD's new social intranet for EBRD by In-house team plus VASS IT (development), Manifesto Digital (UX and design)
More than a virtual community for Travelex by Interact
the hub for The AA by The AA and scarlettabbott
 
Best mobile/app
Driving Change for Sovereign Housing Association by Synergy Creative
Diary of a business partner for BP by wtv
 
Best Video and animation
Our Purpose for DS Smith by In house team
Swapping the streets for suits - Dermot's story for KPMG UK by Internal Communications team, KPMG UK
BSS This Is M3 for BSS (Travis Perkins Group) by Jane Williams, Plain Jane Stories and Jonny Lang, Real Spirit
'From Newcastle. For the World' videos for Newcastle University by Wardour
Creating Opportunities to Rise for Barclays by Tilt
Hey it's OK... for Mercedes-Benz Financial Services by Mercedes-Benz Financial Services and Words&Pictures
It started with a small box for Royale International by Write the Talk
Mastermind campaign for Vodafone by Vodafone
 
Best use of a social channel 
Services Annual Results 2017 for RBS by Arteus, Services Communications team
To connect the organisation and help build a great place to work for RBS by RBS
 
Best new channel
KPMG Life for KPMG by AB
Turning a company into a community for AstraZeneca by Ruder Finn and AstraZeneca
the hub for The AA by The AA and scarlettabbott
The Future Workplace Report 2019 for The Modern Internal Communication Professional by Sequel Group
HSBC NOW for HSBC by HSBC Global Communications and MerchantCantos

Best event
Edinburgh Airport Celebrating Success Awards 2019 for Edinburgh Airport by Edinburgh Airport
Arkadin - Together In Delivering Excellence (TiDE) Event for Arkadin by Arkadin
Directing our Future, Delivering Together for NATS, Technical Services by NATS Employee Communications Team
O&CC Summit for Outdoor and Cycle Concepts by Store managers from across Outdoor and Cycle Concepts portfolio - Cotswold Outdoor, Snow + Rock, Cycle Surgery and Runners Need
Ignite Leadership for Nestle UK & Ireland by Nestle UK & Ireland
National leader roadshows for Northumbrian Water by Northumbrian Watter
A Royal Visit: Celebrating all things Schroders at our official new office opening by Her Majesty The Queen for In-house for Schroders by Schroders in-house team and MerchantCantos
 
Innovation
 
Game changer 
The Internal Comms Podcast for AB by AB
Let's Booking Do It for BookingGo by Bugler Smith
Better working world for EY by EY (Gill Poloni) BigPicture Learning (Craig Smith)
Reimagining the Communication of the 2019 Selfridges Strategy for Selfridges by The Selfridges Internal Communications, Events and Creative Teams
 
Innovative use of media 
Aldi Virtually Amazing for Aldi Supermarkets by Avvio Reply Ltd Craig Swanwick, Karl Shannon, Samantha Oakley-Watson and Katie Huyton
BNP Paribas Virtual Benefits Fair for BNP Paribas by blue goose
The Nationwide intranet for Nationwide Building Society by The Nationwide Internal Communication Team
Quest for RBS by The Quest working group in Services Communications
RBS Ring-fencing Awareness Game for RBS by The Team
#ThanksThorp for Sellafield Ltd by Internal Communications, Sellafield Ltd
Driving Change for Sovereign Housing Association by Synergy Creative
IHG Immersive Loyalty 360 Tour for IHG by Vismedia
 
Success on a shoestring
'You're the right tool for the job' energy reduction campaign for Marston's Brewery by Marston's People Communications team and Paul Maskew.
NVS ’12 days of Christmas’ for National Veterinary Services by National Veterinary Services in-house Communications & Marketing Team
Nexus for Nationwide Building Society by Sequel Group
We are Operations for HSBC by HSBC Global Communications and MerchantCantos
 
People

Best IC manager 
Nicholas Wardle, One Housing Group
 
Rising star – supported by FutureNet
Harriet Small, Sky
 
Change maker
Katie Macaulay for AB
Sheila Parry, takepride.co
 
The Team awards
 
Best Agency
Synergy Creative
Top Banana
 
Best in-house team
Royal Mail IC Team
Arqiva
Celgene Corporate Affairs
Tarmac Internal Communications Team
Tideway
 
Best public sector or not for profit team 
British Red Cross Internal Engagement Team
London North Eastern Railway communications team
One Housing - One Fantastic Team

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