46th Anvil Awards Winners

The 46th Anvil Awards `Gabi ng Parangal´ happens tonight, February 18, 2011 at the EDSA Shangri-la Hotel. The Anvil Awards competition is conducted annually by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) in recognition of outstanding public relations programs and tools designed and implemented in the past year.

Honorees of the Anvil—the symbol of Excellence in public relations in the Philippines—will be posted here upon availability of the list on the web.

46th Anvil Awards
Meanwhile, in his message on the occasion of the 46th Anvil Awards “Gabi ng Parangal,” President Benigno Aquino III congratulated the honorees and applauded the PRSP for hosting the annual event.

“The PRSP plays a decisive role in empowering the citizenry by distinctly communicating useful information to the people. The growth of the marketing communications industry has contributed significantly to public awareness, especially as we confront issues in this time of national transformation,” the president said.

Aquino also said he was pleased to know that the Anvil Awards recognizes PR programs that benefited rural districts and marginalized Filipinos.

”This event serves well to emphasize the value of responsible corporate citizenship, as well as to highlight effective communications campaigns being implemented by government and civil society,” the chief executive added.

The president affirmed the role of public relations in influencing people. “I trust that your organization will continue to uphold your mission to generate public confidence through high ethical standards,” Aquino likewise said.

Update: Partial list of winners in the 46th Anvil Awards:

Bronze Anvil Award
  • ABS-CBN
Awards of Excellence
  • Jollibee “Maaga ang Pasko”
  • Greenwich “Level-Up”
  • Cebu Pacific “Backpackers Challenge”
  • Boto Mo Ipatrol Mo
  • Maguindanao Massacre Coverage
  • Sagip Kapamilya
  • 10.10.10. Run for Pasig River campaign
Award of Merit
  • Singapore Tourism Board “YourSingapore”
more Awards
  • GMA-7 Lupang Hinirang cinematic version – Bronze Anvil
  • GMA 7 I M Ready campaign (Crisis or Disaster and Risk Communications)
  • KAPUSO: The GMA Story coffee table book (Publications)
  • GMA 60th anniversary celebration (Special Events)