BRUSSELS, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Global communications leader MSLGROUP was honoured with ten awards at the European SABREs held in Brussels last night. MSLGROUP was one of the biggest winners of the evening, taking home nine Gold SABREs and one Silver SABRE for client campaigns across a variety of sectors and practices including corporate communications, technology, cause-related marketing and digital content, among others. In addition to scooping a total of three Gold SABREs for their work for P&G, MSLGROUP's P&G Always Protecting Futures campaign was nominated in the coveted Platinum category for best overall EMEA campaign.
"I'm immensely proud of the high number of award wins for our region, proving the outstanding quality of work being produced by our European markets across a range of Practice areas," said Anders Kempe, President, MSLGROUP EMEA. "It's exciting to see that we're producing award winning work for our some of our most important clients such as P&G, Coca-Cola and AVG."
Of the Gold SABRE wins, MSLGROUP is particularly proud of Publicis Consultants for being named French Consultancy of the Year. "We're honoured to receive the Award for French Consultancy of the Year. This is a testament to our teams who have worked to grow and win business, producing some of MSLGROUP's most successful campaigns amidst a challenging economic climate," said Fabrice Fries, President, MSLGROUP France.
MSLGROUP 2012 SABRE Award wins:
A Gold SABRE for Publicis Consultants in Consultancies of the Year - French Consultancy of the Year
A Gold SABRE for From Tech to Lifestyle: AVG's Brand Evolution in Technology - Software & Services
A Gold SABRE for Meet the Indestructible! in Technology - Consumer Electronics*
A Gold SABRE for P&G Always Protecting Futures in Engaging Society - Cause-Related Marketing
A Gold SABRE for Transparency is Gold in Advocacy - Issues Management*
A Gold SABRE for Coca-Cola Pro Sa Sardigna in Media Relations - Corporate Media Relations
A Gold SABRE for P&G Ariel Fashion Shoot in Digital and Social Media - Blogger Relations
A Gold SABRE for Meet the Indestructible! in Geographic - The Balkans*
A Gold SABRE for P&G Always Protecting Futures in Geographic - France
A Silver SABRE for Annual Report GlaksoSmithKline with SAS in Digital Content - Annual Report Digital
*Gold SABRE wins for The Practice Romania, an MSLGROUP affiliate partner
MSLGROUP is Publicis Groupe's strategic communications and engagement group, advisors in all aspects of communication strategy: from consumer PR to financial communications, from public affairs to reputation management and from crisis communications to event management. With more than 3,400 people, its offices span 22 countries. Adding affiliates and partners into the equation, MSLGROUP's reach increases to 4,000 employees in 83 countries. Today the largest PR network in Greater China and India, the group offers strategic planning and counsel, insight-guided thinking and big, compelling ideas - followed by thorough execution. Learn more about us at: http://www.mslgroup.com + http://blog.mslgroup.com + Twitter + YouTube.
About Publicis Groupe
Publicis Groupe [listed on the Euronext Paris Exchange - FR0000130577 - and part of the CAC 40 index] is the world's third largest communications group. With activities spanning 104 countries on five continents, Publicis Groupe offers local and international clients a complete range of advertising services through three global advertising networks, Leo Burnett, Publicis, Saatchi & Saatchi, and numerous agencies including Fallon, 49%-owned Bartle Bogle Hegarty, and Kaplan Thaler Group. VivaKi combines digital and media expertise, allowing it to connect with consumers in a holistic way, with Starcom MediaVest Group and ZenithOptimedia worldwide media networks; and interactive and digital marketing led by Digitas and Razorfish networks. VivaKi develops new services, tools, and next generation digital platforms. Publicis Groupe's specialized agencies and marketing services offer healthcare communications with Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG, the first network in healthcare communications), sustainability communications and multicultural communications. With MSLGROUP, one of the world's top five PR and Events networks, expertise ranges from corporate and financial communications to public relations and public affairs, branding, social media marketing and events. http://www.publicisgroupe.com