Strategic Communications Africa Ltd (Stratcomm Africa) emerged winner in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Campaign category at the 2017 prestigious PR News Platinum and Agency Elite Awards.
The Awards recognizes agencies and organisations that have excelled in various aspects of the PR and marketing profession globally.
The event was held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York, USA and was attended by PR agencies from across the globe.
Esther A.N Cobbah, CEO of Stratcomm Africa and Kofi Baah-Boakye, Business Development Manager, received the award on behalf of Stratcomm Africa.
Stratcomm Africa’s innovative work on the Ghana Garden and Flower Show was adjudged the winner among the finalists in this category which included some of the world’s leading agencies and organisations such as Edelman, Dell Inc, PPR Worldwide and BWR, HP Inc, UPS, MSL GROUP and Cone Communications, First Energy Corp, PMK BNC, Cone and Wolfe, Bacardi-Martini.
Stratcomm Africa was awarded for innovativeness demonstrated in the development and management of the Ghana Garden and Flower Show (GGFS) as well as the organisation’s ability to grow the show so rapidly in a short space of time.
In an interview with PR news after the event, Ms Cobbah said “we are delighted to be receiving this award and grateful to PR News for the recognition. Stratcomm Africa remains committed to employing communication as a tool for national development and livelihood enhancement, particularly with regard to the issues of environmental conservation and poverty alleviation”, adding that, “ this award is a good fifth anniversary present for the Ghana Garden and Flower Movement and it is for all who have worked hard to bring the Movement and the Show this far”.
Among other award winning organisations and agencies in various categories this year were Deloitte, Phillips, United Nations Foundation, KFC, IBM, Edelman and FleishmanHillard.
Strategic Communications Africa Ltd (Stratcomm Africa) is a specialized total communication, reputation management and research agency dedicated to using communication as a means of enhancing performance in various contexts.
Stratcomm Africa specializes in evolving and implementing systematic and comprehensive communication strategies for individuals, organizations, public and private, in both national and international settings.
Stratcomm Africa has won numerous local and international awards over the years and been listed among Ghana‘s Club 100 group of companies for the last two years.
The Ghana Garden and Flower Show is a Stratcomm Africa Corporate Social Responsibility initiative designed to create awareness among Ghanaians about the environmental, health, commercial and aesthetic benefits of horticulture and floriculture.
The show seeks to contribute to the realization of the UN Sustainable Development goals summed up in the following five 5 Ps, Planet, People, Partnerships, Peace, Prosperity. Since the first show in 2013, there has been dramatic growth in interest from both exhibitors and visitors. This year was the fifth anniversary edition of the show.
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