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PMGroup are very grateful to the following sponsors for their support of the
2019 Communiqué Awards programme and for their commitment to supporting
excellence in Healthcare Communications.


Sponsor of: Excellence in Communication through Creative Execution

Founded in 2010, Bedrock Healthcare Communications is a privately owned, multiple award winning healthcare communications agency that creates and delivers creative, highly effective, insight driven medical communication and education programmes.

Working from its UK based offices, Bedrock’s three core practices (Intelligent Insights, Medical Communications and Multimedia) work seamlessly with national and international healthcare companies to gain a deep understanding of their audiences, build strong mutually rewarding relationships and deliver consistently effective and impactful communication programmes that ultimately improve the understanding of medical conditions and their treatments.

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Sponsor of: Healthcare Communiquétor

dna Communications is a healthcare communications agency with unique thinking, insight and attitude.

dna Communications helps its client partners negotiate the healthcare sector’s ever-changing commercial, regulatory, scientific and communications landscape. dna understands that every patient, disease and therapy is different. As is every message, stakeholder and challenge. dna’s approach involves: different thinking to develop strategically relevant platforms with clear and measurable goals; applying different insight to understand how to change the behaviour of those it engages with and; adopting a different attitude to inject a real sense of passion and collaborative spirit into everything it does.

This meaningful development of strategic, engagement, educational and behavioural change programmes ensures dna can help deliver initiatives which are As Different as You.


Sponsor of: The Judges' Special Award for Innovation in Healthcare Communications

As the healthcare landscape rapidly evolves, Edelman offers our global and local clients industry-leading communications marketing solutions that are rooted in our deep knowledge of the health sector.

Edelman clients represent virtually all aspects of the healthcare – pharmaceuticals, life sciences, health policy, tech, government, care providers, advocacy and professional associations – and this diversity of experience ensures a big picture view on health. Whether it’s helping to navigate a rare disease state, make sense of a new policy or clearly articulate a product’s value proposition, our experience and diversity of talent equips us to deliver real business results to our clients. We are constantly exploring new communication marketing approaches in the pursuit of telling our clients’ stories in fresh and innovative ways that resonate with the wide array of stakeholders who collectively determine the success of a product, idea or enterprise.

We believe our health sector and communications expertise, combined with our firm’s independence, collectively drive our success in making an impact for Edelman clients.


Sponsor of: Excellence in Patient/Consumer Health Programmes

Frontera Group is a diversified services group.

We believe that a better understanding of the patient experience (and the factors driving it) are necessary to achieve brand or corporate differentiation.

Our group of services immerse you in the world of the patient, so that:

* Your strategies are driven by the people you treat

* The patient voice can be heard loud and clear throughout your communication

* Your mobile health solutions yield better outcomes

From COPD to leukaemia, rheumatology to rare diseases, our innovative products help put the patient perspective at the heart of your approach.

So whether you’re looking for insight and strategy, a communications programme, or the development of mobile health technology, we have a team within the Frontera Group that is ready to embrace your challenge, and become a true partner in patient centricity.


Sponsor of: Writing Excellence

At JPA Health Communications, we share our clients’ commitment to making people healthier. In fact, some might say we are obsessed with improving and protecting lives.

This ideology inspires our work. Our passion drives meaningful relationships. It stimulates intellectual curiosity. It pushes us to combine data and heart to go deeper and see beyond the obvious. It drives sophistication and creativity to solve complex problems.

JPA's exclusive focus on health means that clients can count on a team with experience and perspective to deliver results. JPA is an independent, full-service communications agency. We are proud of our heritage and the award-winning work we get to do every day.

Lucid Group

Sponsor of: The Lucid Group Award for Healthcare Communications Leader

Bring your dreams, ambition and talent. We supply the magic.

We are a global family of healthcare communication companies who bring magic to our clients, programmes and our Lucid teams. Our purpose is clear  — To enhance patients’ lives through communication that changes behaviour and improves patient outcomes.

We are pioneers in the health world. We were the first to incorporate health psychology and behaviour change principles into medical education. We were the first to demonstrate healthcare professional behaviour change and its impact on patient outcomes.

We have a talent for working together to build the best. To forge relationships that help transform the lives of those we touch. By harnessing the dreams, ambitions and talent of those we work with, we create exceptional programmes that stand out and really impact patient outcomes. And our service ethic is second to none. If you can dream it, we can achieve it.

Our goal is clear — To transform lives. Always.

And we spread our magic across the globe, with offices in Buckinghamshire, Macclesfield, London and New York City, US.

Communiqué Medical Education Consultancy of the Year 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2018




Sponsor of: The Pegasus Award for In-house Team of the Year

Pegasus inspires healthy decisions through creative, inspirational and integrated communications. Working with ambitious clients, we deliver big ideas and far-reaching campaigns across industries in a health first, sector second approach. Our 140 specialists span earned, owned and paid channels, technologies, and audiences ranging from consumers to healthcare professionals.

Inspirational creativity is made possible by evidence-based insights. At Pegasus, we bridge the gap between behaviour change science and the everyday lives of our audiences with our own planning framework, CHANGE. Created with the internationally-recognised Centre for Behaviour Change at UCL, CHANGE brings clarity to quantitative and qualitative data, digital and social analytics – all of which we can produce in-house. CHANGE informs all our strategic thinking, providing a jumping-off point for highly creative, measurable programmes.

We bring our campaigns to life through a suite of integrated services including brand development, media & influencer relations, events & exhibitions, digital marketing, content marketing, editorial & medical writing, graphic design, animation, video production, and corporate comms.

Headquartered in the UK, our work spans global, European and local market strategic programming and activation. As part of Ashfield, we have a global footprint across 21 countries and every conceivable therapy and service area. Being plugged in to this wider network means we’re able to provide end-to-end solutions to healthcare organisations across the world.

Porterhouse Medical

Sponsor of: The Porterhouse Medical Group Award for Medical Consultancy of the Year

The Porterhouse Medical Group is a scientific and medical communications network with a reputation for excellence.

The Group provides medical and scientific communication and research solutions to the global pharmaceutical industry, with a focus on activities that have a positive and measurable impact for healthcare professionals and patients.

We have cultivated a unique mix of scientific expertise, creativity and industry knowledge to ensure that our scientific and medical communications stand out from the rest. And of course, our work is underpinned by the research of our agile insights team.

The Porterhouse Medical Group currently comprises Reading-based Porterhouse Medical Ltd, Philadelphia-based Porterhouse Medical US and our UK-based market research and insights team, Porterhouse Insights.

Our core values comprise our Porterhouse PATH, focusing on Passion, Ambition, Togetherness and Humour. They are built into our working lives and contribute to our high-quality standards and strong client relationships.

Please get in touch if you are looking for an agency that can work with you as a true strategic partner and you would like to find out more about how our smart scientific solutions can help with your next challenge.


Working with our global partners to improve people’s lives.

Publicis Resolute

Sponsor of: The Publicis Resolute Award for Young Achiever in Healthcare Communications

No client in the world has ever said, “give me the same as the other guys please.” Thinking differently, seeing another point of view, imagining the alternative are the essential ingredients to invention, innovation, and ideas that create change for better health.

At Publicis Resolute we are passionate about our original thinking, and we are set up to avoid the ordinary. We are the agency that brings real creative flair to medical education, and true scientific rigour to the art of public relations. We’re serious when others are fluffy, we’re creative when others are typical, we’re indispensable when others are extras, we’re imaginative when others are ordinary. We make your business our business. We predict the unpredictable, imagine the unimaginable so we can change the seemingly unchangeable.

Real Science

Sponsor of: The Real Science Award for Excellence in Integrated Non-Promotional Communications

At Real Science we are driven by a true spirit of curiosity and exploration, powered by the rigour and discipline of scientific minds.

As scientists, our curiosity and desire for discovery never truly leaves us. We are driven by our belief in the evidence and our faith in the facts. And that with every stone we overturn another world is there for us to explore, another problem to answer, another life to save. Because we know that a curious mind can change the world. We are the agency that focuses on the art of discovery, exploring the big picture but never forgetting the detail.

Results Healthcare

Sponsor of: Communiqué Communications Consultancy of the Year

Results Healthcare is a leading global corporate advisory firm focused on public and private healthcare and life science companies.

Part of the globally renowned advisory firm, Results International, Results Healthcare was established in 2012, in recognition of client need for a specialist team with dedicated skills in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and biotech sectors.

We are specialists in cross-border transactions, giving clients unparalleled access to our global team, international buyers and investors. We are passionate about the dynamic sectors we work in, and about bringing deep industry insight to all the transactions we work on. We develop long-term relationships with our clients, which are based on trust and straight-talking. We are proud of the senior level attention, energy and drive we bring to all the deals we work on, and our relentless determination to deliver the best possible result for our clients.

We have 50 people globally, all of whom are sector experts and dedicated to providing flawless client service. Our commitment to our clients is to bring to bear our industry knowledge, international buyer network, creative approach to deal-structuring and relentless attention to detail to deliver outstanding results. Above all our commitment is to always put the best interests of our clients first.

Say Communications

Sponsor of: The Say Communications Award for Excellence in intergrated Product/Brand Communications

Say Communications

Communications that drive positive change...

We are a HEALTHCARE COMMUNICATIONS agency specialised in ethical and consumer health and medical technology.

In the evolving world of healthcare communications, we are a HYBRID, integrating PR with the best of other disciplines. Influencing positive behaviours and inspiring change is what drives us, we use insight, thought leadership, education, peer influence and compelling narratives to go beyond awareness and engage with a wide range of audiences on a deeper level.
Driven by insight, expertise and fresh thinking, our communications programmes create and leverage strategic opportunities in the environment. We build and broker relationships with people and organisations, working together towards mutual benefits.
We are outcomes focused and metrics led.

Services: strategic communications at all stages of a product lifecycle; KOL, patient and consumer engagement programmes; corporate positioning and communications; multi-channel communications integrating social and traditional media; social engagement for idea generation.

Areas of expertise: Prescription medicines, medical technologies, devices and diagnostics; OTC and consumer health products; specialist nutrition; NHS services, private health service providers.

We are based in London, UK and are the founding member of the Plexus international network.

Fluent in positive change.

Syneos Health Communications

Sponsor of: Excellence in Corporate Reputation

Syneos Health Communications is the only healthcare communications network that is part of a company on the frontlines of healthcare, with a clear view into the everyday complexities of life and health. As part of Syneos HealthTM, our agencies – consisting of leading brands and experts in advertising, branding, public relations, managed markets and medical communications -- are engaged in every point of influence in health, providing real-world insight into markets and audiences in ways that no other partner could.

We work in scalable, collaborative teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to deliver integrated communications strategies that accelerate brand performance. Our agency teams have received more than 1,000 awards for work that disrupts markets and drives behaviour change. We create ideas that will work in the real world because they were built there.

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To find out about sponsorship opportunities at this year’s Awards, contact our Sales Team on +44 (0)1372 414200, or email


Key dates

Entry deadline 14 March 2019
Extended entry deadline 21 March 2019
Judging days 9 May and 23 May 2019
Awards Ceremony 4 July 2019

Contact information:

For sponsorship opportunities:
Sales Team
Tel: +44 (0)1372 414200

General event enquiries:
Debbie Tuesley
Tel: +44 (0)1372 414243

Behind the Judging: Communiqué Awards

Behind the Judging: Communiqué Awards
Find out what the chair of judges Anna Korving, senior judges Sarah Matthew and Annabelle Sandeman and previous award winners Paul Tanner, 90TEN and Emma Reynolds, Cohn & Wolfe; have to say on how the judging process works, what the judges focus on, tips on what helps and what distracts within an entry and get insights into how previous winners have created that stand out submission.