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In2 SABRE Awards North America 2015 Winners

PMK*BNC took home top honors at the Insight + Innovation (In2) SABRE Awards held at the Ritz Carlton San Francisco on February 18, for the agency’s work with Audi on the “Barely Legal Pawn” mockumentary that featured Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul and highlights the brand’s affiliation with the Emmy Awards. The San Francisco-based Allison & Partners was named Most Innovative Agency, Baxter won for most innovative brand and Pfizer with Arc2 took home top honors for most innovative brand/agency collaboration.

Take a closer look at each of these winners in our new Winners Gallery for the In2 SABRE Awards North America, 2015.

A full list of winners follows below.

Most Innovative Agency

Allison + Partners

Most Innovative Marketing Communications Team, Brand

P5 County Planning Learning Program - Baxter with the Healthy Thinking Group



Most Innovative Brand/Agency Collaboration

A New Prescription for Health Education - Pfizer with Arc2



Best In Show

Audi: "Barely Legal Pawn" - Audi with PMK*BNC



Live Events

The Grand Budapest Hotel Gets LEGO Makeover For Blu-ray Release - Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment with Hill + Knowlton




Digital Promos & Activations

Clorox Ick Awards - The Clorox Company with Ketchum




Unapologetically Barbie - The Barbie and Sports Illustrated Partnership - Mattel with Weber Shandwick



Trade Shows & Awards

Oral-B SmartSeries: How a toothbrush became one of the biggest technology stories of 2014 - Proctor & Gamble with MSLGroup



Digital and Print Media

Putting the “Bang” in “Big Bang”: How Bell Labs Got Its Groove Back - Alactel Lucent with the Hoffman Agency



Broadcast Media (Radio/TV)

Always #LikeAGirl - P&G with MSLGroup


Blogs and Subject Matter Experts


Iconic Tastemakers - Microsoft Devices with Cohn and Wolfe


Creation of Persuasive Content

From Tragedy to Transformation: The City of San Bruno Challenges and Changes a Broken Utility Regulatory System in California - City of San Bruno with Singer Associates



Content Creation on Media Sites

"No Phone" Challenge - US Cellular with Ketchum



Sponsored Content/Native Ads

An Inspired Mission: Taking PetSmart’s Mission on the Road - PetSmart with Golin



Influencer Endorsements & Product Placement

Cronut® at Midnight: Allison+Partners and Dominique Ansel Bakery Take SXSW® by Storm



Media Partnership

"A New America" Town Hall Series - Microsoft with Burson-Marsteller (with sister company Palisades Media Ventures)

Public Service Announcement

DO NOT READ THIS - Room to Read with Ketchum



Other Advertising

Ventra Rebrand Campaign - Cubic Transportation Systems, Chicago Transit Authority, Pace Suburban Bus with Grisko

Best Use of Facebook

No Woman Should Die Giving Life: Merck for Mothers Builds and Engages a Facebook Community to Get Informed About Maternal Mortality - Merck with MMC



Best Use of Twitter

Clorox Ick Awards - The Clorox Company with Ketchum



Best Use of LinkedIn

Lenovo North America Channel Partner LinkedIn Program - Lenovo with Text100



Best Use of Pinterest

Pin a Meal. Give a Meal. - Land O'Lakes with Exponent PR



Best Use of Vine

Showcasing the Creative Potential of Samsung Devices in the #GalaxyVine Studio - Samsung Mobile US with Edelman



Best Use of Blogging

H&R Block Grows Audience Share and Engages Hispanic Community with Block Talk Blog - H&R Block with Shift Communications



Social Media Collective

IEEE: Engineering Goes Social - IEEE with Finn Partners



Crowd-sourcing and Co-Creating

Frank's RedHot #IPTSOE UGC Campaign - Frank's Red Hot and MSLGroup



Real-time engagement

Allen & Gerritsen's Brand Newsroom - Allen & Gerritsen

Brand Digital Platforms - technical

Get Covered America: Your Health. Your Choice. - Enroll America with Ogilvy PR



Digital Newsrooms

ADP Midsized Business Owners Study and Total Cost of Ownership - ADP with Edelman



Digital Video

Audi: "Barely Legal Pawn" - Audi with PMK BNC



Animation Video

Project Giving Kids - Connecting Kids to Causes - Project Giving Kids with HB



Non-Video Broadcast: Podcast /Webinar/Webcast


SEO/Content Distribution

If a Blog Post Falls in the Forest and No One is Around, Does it Make a "Sound?" - Endicia with the Hoffman Agency

Branding & Identity

AnyThing but 'Three and a Tree' - Rethinking of the Traditional College Admissions Campaign - UNC Chapel Hill Office of Undergraduate Admissions with Capstrat


Edge Dream Job Sabre Award Submission with Edelman




Skittles Wins The Super Bowl - Skittles with Olson Engage



Original/Commissioned Research for PR

The ADL GLOBAL 100: An Index of Anti-Semitism - Anti-Defamation League with First International Resources

Analytics for campaign planning, audience insights or influencer targeting

"This is Wholesome" - HoneyMaid with Weber Shandwick




Measurement for Post-Campaign Analysis

Weber Shandwick Engagement Index: Applying the Media Psychophysiology Research Paradigm to Public Relations Evaluation



Insights Products Or Service

WE Infinity: Measure. Discover. Act - Waggener Edstrom

Best Agency Website




Best Agency Editorial/Comms Platform

Food 2020: The CEO as Consumer - Ketchum



Best Use of Innovative Channels: Corporate/B2B

Launching a Superhero Tablet - Panasonic System Communications Company of North America with Cohn& Wolfe



Best Use of Innovative Channels: Consumer

Oscar Mayer: Wake Up & Smell The Bacon - Oscar Meyer with Olson Engage and 360i



Best Use of Innovative Channels: Government/Public Affairs

Capital New York Elites Campaign - Entergy with Burson Marsteller



Best Use of Innovative Channels: Technology

Jibo: the world's first family robot - Jibo with Inner Circle Labs



Best Use of Innovative Channels: Internal Comms

My Company is Better Than Yours - South State Bank with Capstrat

Lean Marketing

Breakability - SquareTrade with Hotwire PR


Belize's Quick Wins - Belize Tourism Board with Olson Engage



New to Market - Company Launch or Rebrand

Eastwick Takes an Integrated Campaign Approach to Launch PEQ - SmartHome Ventures with PEQ



New to Market - New Product Launch or Relaunch

Kick(starter) It Into Overdrive: Putting Mohu on the Cord-Cutting Map - Mohu with Shift Communications