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Kenyan PR firm scoops five awards at African PR fete

Kenyan PR firm Engage Burson Cohn & Wolfe (Engage BCW) has scooped five awards at the prestigious 2019 SABRE Africa Awards. The local partner of Burson Cohn & Wolfe, a New York based communications & public relations firm, is among local agencies that will be feted in Kigali, Rwanda, on 16th May 2019.

Engage BCW bagged the winning trophy in three categories and took home the Certificate of Excellence award in two other categories. The PR firm famed for its multi-sectoral client base comprising local and multinational organizations, emerged the winner in the Corporate Social Responsibility category for its MultiChoice Talent Factory campaign for MultiChoice Kenya, the Special Event/Sponsorship category for its #kenyatradeweek campaign for the Export Promotion Council and the Not for Profit/Charities category for its Africa Trade Forum campaign with The Rockefeller Foundation.

The firm also won Certificate of Excellence awards in the Gold SABRE Awards for Public Relations Campaign Eastern Africa chapter for its MultiChoice Talent Factory campaign with MultiChoice Kenya and in the Integrated Marketing category for its #kenyatradeweek campaign for the Export Promotion Council, Kenya.

Receiving the news at their Nairobi office in Parklands, Engage BCW Managing Partner, Ms. Desiree Gomes welcomed the recognition as a true testimony of the hard work and dedication the firm puts in its work.

“We welcome the recognition as it goes a long way to prove that our passion, commitment, hard work and excellence are paying off,” said Ms. Gomes, “this is an assurance for our young and dynamic team that we are on the right path and we will continue offering more innovative, creative and out of the box solutions for our clients.”

Previously known as Engage Burson Marsteller the firm changed its trade name to Engage Burson Cohn and Wolfe following last year’s merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe to create Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW). Engage BCW has business jurisdiction over Kenya and Tanzania.

Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) is billed as world’s third largest, full-service, global communications agencies with expertise in digital and integrated communications in all industries and sectors with operations in over 100 countries.

The SABRE Awards seek to crown positive engagement, credibility and relationship building among PR firms across the world.

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