Holmes Report 01 May 2017 // 11:54AM GMT
Burson-Marsteller, FleishmanHillard, H+K Strategies, MSLGroup and Weber Shandwick are the five finalists for 2017 Pan-EMEA Consultancy of the Year, along with another 96 firms that have been shortlisted today across a further 20 categories.
The EMEA Consultancies of the Year awards will also again recognize the best firms in geographic categories and in specific disciplines. In all, 101 firms—from giant multinationals to small local specialists—are nominated and analyzed across the 21 Consultancy of the Year categories.
Profiles of all the nominated firms, featuring in-depth analysis of each consultancy's performance, can be found here.
The selections are the result of an exhaustive research process involving more than 200 submissions, calls, and face-to-face meetings with the best PR firms across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. EMEA Best Consultancies to Work For will be revealed next week.
The awards will be announced and presented at the 2017 EMEA SABRE Awards in London on 23 May. Tickets are available here.
Pan-EMEA Consultancies of the Year: Burson-Marsteller, FleishmanHillard, H+K Strategies, MSLGroup, Weber Shandwick
Africa Consultancies of the Year: Burson-Marsteller, Clockwork Media, Djembe Communications, Meropa, MSLGroup
Benelux Consultancies of the Year: Akkanto, Ketchum, LVT, Whyte Corporate Affairs
DACH Consultancies of the Year: Faktor3, FischerAppelt, MSLGroup, Schwartz, Weber Shandwick
Eastern Europe Consultancies of the Year: All Channels, MSLGroup, Seesame, Solski Communications, United Partners
Mediterranean Consultancies of the Year: Burson-Marsteller, INC, MSLGroup, SEC
Nordic Consultancies of the Year: Diplomat Group, Geelmuyden Kiese, Iteo, H&H Group, Narva,
Russia/CIS Consultancies of the Year: Be-It Agency, FleishmanHillard Vanguard, Ketchum Maslov, Mikhailov Partners, PBN H+K Strategies
Consumer Consultancies of the Year: Achtung, Cirkle, Hope & Glory, Mischief, W
Creative Consultancies of the Year: Cohn & Wolfe, Nucleus, Prime Weber Shandwick, Tin Man, Unity
Financial Consultancies of the Year: Barabino, CNC, EM, Hering Schuppener, Maitland
Public Affairs Consultancies of the Year: APCO, Burson-Marsteller, FTI Consulting, Hanover, Newington
New Consultancies of the Year: ByDesign, Long Run Works, Well Hello
Last year, H+K Strategies was named Pan-EMEA Consultancy of the Year. Full analysis of the 2016 winners can be found here.