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Sponsors

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.

67health

Sponsor of: Excellence in Professional Education Programmes

Imagine an agency where your programmes are both conceived and delivered through to completion by the same senior team. Where you can be assured you will receive consistent, high-quality, imaginative work from a trusted partner that will create, challenge (where appropriate) and care for your business. Where authenticity, a sense of fun and bringing energy to everything we do is as important to us as delivering on time, on budget and to the highest standards. That’s what we stand by and that’s why we’re here.

Let us prove it to you. Visit www.67health.co.uk for more information about our communications, media relations, patient engagement, disease awareness and medical education services.

90Ten

Sponsor of: The 90TEN Award for Excellence in Media Relations

We are a global healthcare communications consultancy that makes people healthier and happier through life-changing education and communications.

Our public relations, medical education and advocacy programmes are designed to make a difference by improving outcomes for patients, health professionals and clients using behavioural science. We help people understand health and access the treatments they need and inform doctors so they can prescribe life-changing medicines.

90TEN was named both Mid-Sized and Specialist Consultancy of the Year at the PRWeek Awards 2018. At the 2017 Communiqué Awards, 90TEN scooped the Communications Consultancy of the Year, Medical Education Consultancy of the Year, and Most Innovative Campaign of the Year awards.

90TEN has worked with clinical and behavioural psychologists to develop our own evidence-based change methodology called FEEL-THINK-DO™, that we apply to every communications challenge. FEEL-THINK-DO™ is built upon our understanding of human behaviour; what makes people tick, what stops them from taking action, and how they like to learn. By understanding our audience, we can determine the simple steps to inspire meaningful change. This approach, and a culture that celebrates courage, allows 90TEN to develop programmes that truly push boundaries in their execution.

90TEN is comprised of three specialist consultancies:

  • 90TEN Communications: public relations and creative communications
  • 90TEN Medical: medical education and scientific services
  • 20SENSES: advocacy and patient engagement programmes

We are part of the Baird’s CMC network of independent consultancies, which provides direct access to communications specialists in over 50 countries and across all continents of the globe.

We pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best and brightest talent; cultivating life-changing careers; representing world-famous brands; and solving complex commercial issues with creativity and original thinking.

To find out more, visit www.90ten.co.uk

Bedrock

Sponsor of: Charity, Patient or Professional Association of the Year

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.

For further information please visit www.bedrock-health.com

Burson Cohn and Wolfe

Sponsor of: Excellence in Communication Through Creative Execution

BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), one of the world’s largest full-service global communications agencies, is in the business of moving people on behalf of clients. Founded by the merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, BCW delivers digitally and data-driven creative content and integrated communications programs grounded in earned media and scaled across all channels for clients in the B2B, consumer, corporate, crisis management, CSR, healthcare, public affairs and technology sectors. BCW is a part of WPP (NYSE: WPP), a creative transformation company. For more information, visit www.bcw-global.com.

CloudTalk Communications

Sponsor of: Excellence in Communications via Meetings

CloudTalk provides the technology for healthcare companies to become more efficient collaborators.

We train and adopt teams on the latest Cisco collaboration technologies, to allow for a more connected and agile workforce.

Collaboration is a big part of the Digital Workplace Transformation, as flexible working is now promoted by organisations globally.

What we provide:

  • Unified Communications Technology
  • Teams & Meetings software deployment
  • Training, Adoption and Ongoing Support
  • Immersive & Interactive video equipment for meeting rooms
  • Traditional Audio Conferencing
  • Digital Workplace Transformation

To find out how we can help transform the way your organisation collaborates, please email us at:  - info@cloud-talk.co.uk or Visit www.cloud-talk.co.uk

Corkery Group Unlimited - Health Unlimited

Sponsor of: Excellence in Public Health Communications

Corkery Group Unlimited – one of our specialist consultancy groups – provides full-service strategic counsel and support specializing in issue-oriented health communications. Working with some of the world’s most influential global health and humanitarian organizations, we build reputations and mobilize support for critical public health issues among policymakers, funders, media and the public. Our team of seasoned experts from health, science, development, politics and advocacy have help delivered some of the critical landmark moments in public health and advocacy worldwide over the past twenty years, with an unrivalled understanding of the issues our clients face on a daily basis.

Cuttsy + Cuttsy

Sponsor of: Excellence in Healthcare Collaboration and Partnerships

We combine scientific evidence, design methodology, strategy and real-world know-how to create tangible results in the healthcare and charity sectors.

The principle of Emotional Intelligence (EI) guides our thinking and helps us to build meaningful and impactful connections with audiences through the communications we create. Applying EI really does make a significant impact. While reasons lead to logical conclusions, it is the trigger of emotion that leads to positive action.

From big-picture strategy to fine-detail campaign execution, we’ll communicate your vision. Our award-winning team enable us to offer skills from design to film, copywriting to account management, digital development to event management, strategic planning to education. All of this is underpinned by a thorough understanding of the healthcare sector.

We never lose sight of the fact that people are central to everything we do. It’s why we pride ourselves on developing close and mutually respectful relationships with everyone we work with from clients to patients.

We work in healthcare for a reason. Our work makes a difference to people, and people matter.

DNA

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.

Edelman

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.

four Health

Sponsor of: Excellence in Communications via a Live Event Stand-Alone Activity

Four Health offers integrated solutions aimed at healthcare professionals, patients and policy makers on a global basis. Innovators in healthcare communications, we provide an unrivalled service for pharma, biotech, NGOs and other providers. Services include public relations, public affairs, medical education, patient advocacy, access communications, media planning & buying and analysis, research and strategy.

Frontera

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.

GCI Health

Sponsor of: The GCI Health Award for Excellence in Corporate Communications – Internal Stakeholders
The GCI Health Award for Excellence in Corporate Communications – External Stakeholders

We are GCI Health, an integrated communications agency designed for and inspired by the ever-changing face of healthcare. In London, we opened our doors for business in 2013 as a new hub office of WPP’s only global health dedicated public relations agency – positioned as a specialist firm with the ‘boutique’ feel to match but supported by the wider network we exist within.

From the beginning, we joined our agency’s singular global vision: to be the best health communications agency in the world. We always strive to be renowned for unrivalled talent, forward-thinking capabilities, unrelenting client service and a workplace that is highly energising and values its people second to none.

At GCI Health we have a mission to redefine health and medical communications, starting from the inside out. We aim to make our people the happiest and most inspired the industry has to offer, knowing our business potential has no limit if we stay true to this philosophy.

Our unrelenting commitment to people development, the perfect pairing of expertise and creativity, continuous inspiration seeking and exceeding client expectations at every step provides us an ambition impossible to beat.

imc group

Sponsor of: Communiqué Small Consultancy of the Year

The integrated medhealth communication (imc) group is independently owned and has been committed to behaviour-changing healthcare communication since 2006.

Our group comprises 3 companies which together provide global reach:

  • imc UK
  • imc North America
  • Script Medical

In our world, medhealth means having medical, scientific, customer insight, real world evidence and healthcare know how to make a positive difference to clients, healthcare professionals and patients alike.

Why we do it?

We are committed to seeing real improvements in patient care and to provide our client partners with communication solutions that can enhance the management of patients.

What we do

Human-centric healthcare communication that creates lasting connections and promotes behavioural change among healthcare professionals and patients.

How we do it

Our premise is that healthcare professionals and patients are consumers, ultimately.

We believe that human-centric values connect with the emotions and personal motives of consumers.

We apply human-centricity and the underlying cognitive principles that drive consumers’ choices to what we do.

Our services

We provide five core integrated services which collectively or independently are aimed at driving real improvement in patient care:

  • Medical Communication
  • Creative Marketing
  • Interactive Digital
  • Patient Hub
  • Customer Insights

Find out how our human-centric thinking can help you – info@imcmedcom.com

JPA

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.

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

WINNER
COMMUNIQUÉ COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR 2018

WINNER
PMEA SUPPORT AGENCY OF THE YEAR 2018

Page & Page

Sponsor of: Communiqué Public Affairs And Policy Consultancy of the Year

For those who can imagine better, Page & Page is a place where clients, their audiences and imagination come together in innovative and sustaining ways.

We are here to help extraordinary people do extraordinary things. Things that take more effort, more imagination, more guts.

Our core value is consideration for other people. Sensitive, active consideration not passive.

We see it together
We believe empathy with others – the ability to understand what they do and why they do it – is the cornerstone not just of business effectiveness but of a meaningful life.

We see it getting better
There is always a better way of doing things. From small improvements in our daily lives to the grander goals of improving society, enhancing the quality of life for all.

We do it with imagination
We pursue problems both creatively and relentlessly. We innovate, we speculate, we try ideas that others wouldn’t dare. And if we fail, we learn, we adapt, we bounce back.

We do it with commitment
There are no half measures. When we deliver a service, we deliver it with energy, consistency, and meticulous attention to detail. We take enormous collective pride in doing it right every time.

Pegasus

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 Group

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.

www.porterhousemedical.com

INSIGHT · SCIENCE · CREATIVITY · IMPACT

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. www.saycomms.co.uk

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.

Find out more at syneoshealthcommunications.com.

Virgo Health

Sponsor of: Healthcare Communications Advocate

Virgo Health is a leading, multi award-winning healthcare communications and medical education agency, with offices in London and New York.  As part of the international group Golin, we are able to support the biggest names in pharma across more than 50 countries.

Healthcare is an industry with people at its heart and everything we do through communication is about helping people make better decisions about health and wellbeing. That’s why our ethos of Being Human is so important. Being Human means communicating in a personalised and authentic way. It means recognising what people really think, believe and do. It means understanding our clients and audiences as individuals.

We provide strategic communications across the full product lifestyle, including disease awareness and patient engagement, brand and product launches, market access, corporate strategy, issues and reputation management, employee engagement and social media strategy.  We also offer specialist PR services for OTC and consumer health products.  Our experience spans multiple therapy areas and work with pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies, industry bodies, public and private health providers and patient organisations.

Zenopa

Sponsor of: Excellence in Communications - Payers/Policy Makers

Zenopa specialises in permanent and contractual recruitment within the Healthcare Communications and Pharmaceutical Industry. Our services are focussed on finding the perfect fit for our client’s and candidate’s needs.

We have a proven track record of placing professionals within Medical Communications, Medical Education, Healthcare Advertising/Brand Comms, Healthcare PR and Pharmaceutical Marketing into Client Services, Scientific Services/Medical Writing, Sales, Creative, Marketing, Advisory, Technical and Managerial positions within leading companies throughout the UK & Europe.

With 28 years of success, our dedicated teams are committed to engaging with the best talent within the industry that will enhance and grow your organisation. Over the years we have built up strong relationships with our clients and provide complete transparency throughout the whole recruitment process.


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

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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
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Tel: +44 (0)1372 414200

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Debbie Tuesley
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Tel: +44 (0)1372 414243

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