McGallen & Bolden wins Bronze STEVIE® Award in 2018 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards for “Most Innovative PR Agency of the Year 2018”
Singapore, 19 April 2018 – McGallen & Bolden Pte Ltd was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the “Innovation in Communications and Public Relations (PR)” category, for “Most Innovative PR Agency of the Year”, in the fifth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards today.
The Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards are the only business awards program to recognize innovation in the workplace in all 22 nations of the Asia-Pacific region. The Stevie Awards are widely considered to be the world’s premier business awards, conferring recognition for achievement in programs such as The International Business Awards® for sixteen years.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala banquet at the Mira Hotel in Hong Kong on Friday, 1 June.
More than 800 nominations from organizations across the Asia-Pacific region were considered this year in categories such as Award for Excellence in Innovation in Products & Services, Award for Innovative Management, and Award for Innovation in Corporate Websites, among many others. McGallen & Bolden Pte Ltd won in the “Innovation in Communications and PR” category, for “Most Innovative PR Agency of the Year”.
“Against very vigorous competition, we are grateful for the Stevie® Awards in recognizing our ongoing and relentless efforts in providing cutting-edge, visionary, and sustainable digital marketing, public relations (PR) and immersive training programs for our clients. ‘Kaizen 改善’ (continuous improvement) is in our agency ethos – we never stand still and we keep improving. Technology has always been a powerful enabler in our firm for 27 years, emblazoned in our corporate logo. As a training and development provider, we have been a pioneer in interactive learning solutions such as interactive video, as seen in our FlightLeaders.com programs for aviation leaders, enlightened corporations, and senior internal communicators. Our Crisis Communication program is also unique, with aviation best practices in Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Threat & Error Management (TEM). We have also consistently been a reliable ‘Red Team’ for many of our growth and technology-centric clients, to become their sounding board for ideation and problem solving. As a digital video pioneer, we have successfully integrated video into PR as well as digital marketing and training,” said Seamus Phan, head of content and technology, McGallen & Bolden Group.
Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 100 executives around the world acting as judges in March and April.
“We are very pleased that entries to this program grew by more than 30% this year,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “This growth illustrates how vital innovation is to business growth, and how important being recognized for their innovation is to enterprises throughout the Asia-Pacific region. We extend our warmest congratulations to all of this year’s Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners.”
Details about the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at http://asia.stevieawards.com/2018-stevie-winners#Communications.
About McGallen & Bolden Group
Founded in 1991 in Singapore (first as a design consultancy), McGallen & Bolden Group is today one of the most established “boutique” full service digital marketing and public relations consultancies focused on Asia. The firm has consulted for government agencies, large multinational corporations, emerging technology enterprises, fast-moving consumer products companies, medical and pharmaceutical companies, etc. The small agency is an Internet technology pioneer since the inception of commercial Internet in the 1990s, and have kept pace with every facet of Internet and digital media development, with in-house expertise and managed infrastructure to serve clients’ needs. The firm is also an established corporate leadership, sales, media training and crisis communication provider since its inception. Visit https://mcgallen.com.
About the Stevie® Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.
Sponsors and partners of the 2018 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards include PR Newswire Asia and the Korea Business Communicators Association.
Dr Seamus Phan is the Head of Content and CTO at McGallen & Bolden. He is an expert in branding, marketing, communication, leadership training, crisis management, and entrepreneurship. This article may appear concurrently on his blog. Connect on LinkedIn. ©1984-2018 Seamus Phan et al. All rights reserved.