'Palau Pledge' won Campaign of the Year and Kiri Sinclair was named Agency Head of the Year at the 2018 PR Awards Asia, which were presented tonight in Hong Kong.
Lydia Lee of Weber Shandwick was named PR Professional of the Year (Agency), Sonia Dhawan of Paytm was named PR Professional of the Year (In-House), and the In-house PR Team of the Year is the Janssen Asia Pacific Communication & Public Affairs Team.
'Palau Pledge', by Red Agency and Host/Havas for The Palau Legacy Project, is also a favourite at Cannes Lions next week, according to our canvassing of the industry in APAC.
The following agencies won market-level honours:
Australia/New Zealand PR Consultancy of the Year: Red Agency
Greater China PR Consultancy of the Year: Sinclair
Japan/Korea PR Consultancy of the Year: Synergy Hill+Knowlton Strategies
South Asia PR Consultancy of the Year: Adfactors PR
Southeast Asia PR Consultancy of the Year: Echo Myanmar
Boutique PR Consultancy of the Year: Mutant Communications, Singapore
There was no award for Network of the Year.