Exeter-based KOR Communications has been named the most Outstanding Small Public Relations Consultancy in the South of England and Channel Islands after collecting a Gold in the CIPR PRide Awards 2016.
KOR was one of six PR consultancies shortlisted for the accolade and, on Friday 25th November, at a ceremony in Bristol, KOR was awarded the Gold, having been selected by a panel of industry experts.
KOR’s founder and Managing Director Annette Richman said: “2016 marks our 10th anniversary and we could hardly have wished for a more fitting recognition of our achievements.
“We are a small but perfectly formed team at KOR and we always work hard to deliver exceptional results in managing reputation, information, awareness and engagement both online and offline. We’re always encouraging our clients to consider new ideas – so it’s thanks to them for putting their trust in us and allowing us to push the boundaries.”
KOR’s award winning team includes Account Managers Beth O’Sullivan, Andrew Howard and Jessie Powell, Account Executive Rosie Workman, founding directors Annette Richman and Guy Newman, book-keeper Sue Griffiths and accountant Jonathan Westley from the Exeter practice of Thompson Jenner. The company is supported by a small team of associates in design, animation and video production.
KOR’s portfolio of clients include Clinton Devon Estates, Devon County Council, Exeter City Council, Blue Cedar Homes, the Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival, Cavanna Homes, LHC Architecture + Urbanism, Exeter Science Park, FAB Project, Aromatika, Jonathan Rhind Architects, Libraries Unlimited, Rx-Info, BDS Solutions and the Englefield Estate.
The CIPR PRide Awards recognise outstanding work for clients and employers across the UK and demonstrates the value of PR to the wider business world. In 2016, there was over 1,000 entries from PR teams, consultancies and individuals across the UK consisting of 305 companies, 680 campaigns, 125 teams and 40 individuals.