SHANGHAI, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The 2014 PR Newswire Communications Award Ceremony was held on November 27 in Shanghai with the announcement of the award winners. The Canton Fair, Huawei, Honeywell (China) Co., Ltd. and Air China were named as winners of the 2014 Grand Annual Award.
The PR Newswire Communications Awards were designed to raise awareness of news-centric content communications among companies and to promote best practices through the recognition and support of the finest examples of corporate communications. This is PR Newswire’s third large-scale communications awards event following on the heels of the successful Corporate Multimedia Communications Awards in 2012. In line with the transformative trends underway in the world of media and the rapid growth of mobile internet, the Best News Media Communications Award and Best Mobile Communications Award were two new additions to this year’s Corporate Awards category, while the Best Original Media Content and Best Influential Media Awards were two new additions to the Media Awards Category.
The Award Ceremony was held as a part of the 2014 PR Newswire Summit. Over 400 public communications and marketing specialists attended the summit, and 16 guest speakers expressed their views on some of the hot topics in the world of communications.
The 2014 PR Newswire Communication Award winners and presenters: (From left to right) Chen Yujie, Senior Vice-President of PR Newswire Asia Pacific; Liu Jianjun, Deputy Director and Vice-President of China Foreign Trade Centre Group); Wong Puishing, Senior Marketing Manager, Brands at Huawei Enterprises.
The 2014 PR Newswire Communication Award winners and presenters: (From left to right) Royce Shi Zhenyuan, Vice-President at PR Newswire Asia Pacific; Wang Ping, Frequent Flyer Project Manager of the Marketing Department at Air China’s Eastern China Marketing Centre; Zhang Yong, Senior Manager of Corporate Communications at Honeywell (China) Co., Ltd.
2014 PR Newswire Communications Awards winners:
Grand Annual Award
Best New Media Communications Award
Wanda Hotels & Resorts Co., Ltd.
Honeywell (China) Co., Ltd.
Ctrip Corporate Travel
Best Global Communications Award
Excellent Communications Award
Ja Solar Holding Co.,Ltd.
NSFOCUS Information Technology Co., Ltd.
China Hi-Tech Fair Transfer Centre
Jereh Oilfield Services Group Co., Ltd.
Jin Jiang International Hotels Management Company
Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd.
Changzhou National Hi-Tech District
Best Original Content Media Award
Lee Kum Kee (China) Trading Limited
Best Influential Media Award
Best Mobile Communications Award
Best Communication ROI Award
TUV Rheinland Greater China
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
JALA Group Co.
3M China Limited
SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services
The Canton Fair won the 2014 Grand Annual Award. When receiving the award, Deputy Director and Vice-President of China Foreign Trade Centre (Group) Liu Jianjun said, "The Canton Fair, which has over 50 years of history and is held twice in a year in the spring and autumn, is the world’s largest trade show. The Canton Fair is an important barometer reflecting the latest trends in China’s foreign trade, as well as an important channel for small and medium-sized enterprises allowing them to make their breakthrough into international markets. We have been collaborating with PR Newswire in terms of news release distribution for many years and the performance has been outstanding. I would like to take this opportunity to thank PR Newswire and everyone here for their important help to and interest in the Canton Fair". Mr. Liu said the 117th Canton Fair will kick off in the spring of next year and he warmly invited the press and all guests in attendance.
Hilton Worldwide was awarded the 2014 Best Communications ROI Award. Hilton Greater China PR Manager Pan Xiaoxiao said she felt honoured in receiving the award from PR Newswire. "Hilton Worldwide has been operating in China for more than 25 years. PR Newswire and other media organisations have been supporting and helping Hilton ever since we first started. As the communications and media industries keep evolving, we believe that our continuing cooperation with PR Newswire, the leading communications service provider, will enable Hilton to continue to be the benchmark in its industry".
At the ceremony, held at The Portman Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Shanghai, award presenters included Editor-in-Chief of Forbes China and forbeschina.com Zhou Jiangong, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of bundpic.com Zeng Jing, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai Kenneth Jarrett, Senior Vice-President of Edelman (China) Group Tony Tao Yumin, PR Newswire Asia Pacific’s Senior Vice-President and Vice-President, Chen Yujie and Royce Shi Zhenyuan respectively, Sales Director Li Wei and Media Development and Distribution Director Liangkun.
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