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More than 100 internal communication professionals gathered at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh for the annual IoIC Scotand Awards 2017 on Friday night. 

Awards were presented across 21 categories including printed puiblications, audio and visual, social media, strategy, team and outstanding contribution to the communicaion industry. 

Alastair Scott, IoIC Scotland regional director, hosted the event, with John Beattie as compere and Jennifer Sproul, IoIC chief executive, joined the evenings celebrations. 

The full list of winners is below - huge congratulations to all our finalists!

IoIC Scotland Awards 2017 - winners

Best Printed Publication 
Wheatley Group, Living Life to the Full – GHA

Best Member Publication 
Think, Historic Scotland – Historic Environment Scotland

Best One-Off Publication
Weber Shandwick, Employee Communication & Engagement Team – Scottish Enterprise

Best Annual Report
Wordpicturestory, People/Pride/Process/Production/Profit – Mactaggart & Mickel

Best Audio/Visual Employee Communication
20/20 Productions, Royal London Trust Video – Royal London

Best Audio/Visual Stakeholder Communication
Think, Benenden video content – Benenden

Best Use of Interactive Media
Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank, Launching the Bank's first communication app for branch staff – CYB
Best Use of Social Media
Scottish College for Educational Leadership, Using social more strategically – SCEL

Highly commended: 
Wheatley Group, Facebook campaign: Modern communications for Modern Apprentices – Wheatley Group

Best Online Site
Historic Environment Scotland and Storm ID, Historic Environment Scotland website – Historic Environment Scotland

Best Ezine
Wheatley Group, W.E. are Wheatley: Keeping Staff in the Picture – Wheatley Group

Best Rebrand
Heineken UK, Your Wellbeing, Your Future – Heineken UK

Best Use of Copywriting & Storytelling
Wheatley Group, Real People, Real Voices – Wheatley Group

Highly commended:
Think, Be Healthy – Benenden
Best Use of Design & Imagery 
Think, The RPS Journal – The Royal Photographic Society
Best Communications Event
Think, BHJAs – Benenden

Highly commended:
20/20 Productions, CRW Conference 2016 – Standard Life
Best Communication Strategy or Campaign
Skyscanner, Ctrip’s Acquisition of Skyscanner – Skyscanner

Highly commended:
Heineken UK, Safety. Our No.1 priority – Heineken UK

Printer of the Year

Communications Team of the Year
Think Glasgow

Young Communicator of the Year:
20/20 Productions, Marii Stoltsen
Most Innovative Communication
StudioLR, Workplace Experience – Terex Trucks

Highly commended:
Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank, Launching the Bank's first communication app for branch staff – CYB

Outstanding Contribution to the Communication Industry
Fionnuala Dowie
IoIC Scotland Gold Award 2017
Wheatley Group, Real People, Real Voices - Wheatley Group 

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