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More than 100 internal communication professionals gathered at The Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh for the annual IoIC Scotland Awards 2018 on Friday night. 


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

Alastair Scott, IoIC Scotland region director, hosted the event, with multi-award winning stand up comedian and presenter, George Lewis, as compere for the awards presentations and Jennifer Sproul, IoIC chief executive, joined the evening's celebrations. 

You can view all the photos from the evening's celebrations here

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

 

IoIC Scotland Awards 2018 - winners

 
Best Printed Publication
 
Winner: 
Wordpicturestory - Wonders of Nature - Scottish Seabird Centre
 
Best Annual report

Highly Commended:
Wordpicturestory - People Front and Centre - Mactaggart & Mickel Group Limited
 
Winner:
Think - RPS Annual Report Digest
 
Best Audio/Visual Employee Communication
 
Highly Commended:
Wheatley Group - Telling our stories with mobile video

Winner:
Howden - Safe Home Howden
 
Best Use of Interactive Media

Winner:
RBS - 2017 Leadership Conference VR
 
Best Use of Social Media

Winner:
20/20 - Smoke Signal
 
Best Online Site

Winner:
Wheatley Group - W.E. Connect – transforming the way Wheatley’s staff collaborate
 
Best Rebrand

Highly Commended:
Scottish Water -  SW Magazine
Think - National Trust for Scotland Magazine 

Winner:
HEINEKEN UK - Faces of HEINEKEN
 
Best Use of Copywriting and Story Telling

Winner:
Beetroot - Royal Bank of Scotland - Outside In
 
Best Use of Design and Imagery

Highly Commended: 
Emperor - The Weir Group - Life Saving Behaviours Visual Identity and Launch
HEINEKEN UK - Faces of HEINEKEN

Winner:
Think - National Youth Theatre Scene 
 
Best Communications Event

Highly Commended:
20/20 Productions - All Colleague Event - Standard Life

Winner:
Scottish Water - Vision in Focus
 
Best Communication Strategy or Campaign

Highly Commended:
Howden - Safe Home Howden

Winner:
HEINEKEN UK - Race to the Tower
 
Printer of the Year

Winner:
Allander
 
Communications Team of the Year

Highly Commended:
Think

Winner:
Scottish Water
 
Young Communicator of the Year 

Winner:
Katy Griffiths - Skyscanner
 
Most Innovative Communication

Winner:
Scottish Water - Scotty - Keeping our Business Watertight
 
Most Inclusive Campaign
 
Winner:
Scottish Water - Belong at Scottish Water
 
Outstanding Contribution to the Communications Industry 

Winner:
Ruth Findlay - Scottish Water
 
Gold Award
 
Winner:
HEINEKEN - Faces of HEINEKEN
 
 

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