As it enters its third year, fast-rising and award-winning communications agency ComCo Southeast Asia (SEA) continues to make its mark in the communications scene as it took home accolades from both international and local award-giving bodies.
From marketing campaigns and video storytelling to brand building and corporate advocacy programs, ComCo SEA’s latest wins are a showcase of its outstanding body of work through New PR and Smart Social, truly bringing life its vision of Igniting Brand Love, Igniting Social Change and Igniting Talent.
Making its Mark on the Global Stage
ComCo Southeast Asia bagged three international awards for activities under SM Cinema’s Reel to Real Campaign.
At the Marcom Awards 2018, SM Cinema was given the Platinum Award in Strategic Communications: Communications/Public Relations, Public Relations Program and a Gold Award in Strategic Communications: Marketing / Promotion Campaign, Integrated Marketing for its Reel to Real campaign.
Administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals, the MarCom Awards honors excellence in marketing and communication while recognizing the creativity, hard work and generosity of industry professionals.
Meanwhile, SM Cinema is the lone Philippine brand to win in the prestigious Marketing Event Awards 2018 in Singapore, taking home the Bronze Award for Best Event – PR/Guerilla Marketing Stunt for its Avengers Fan Event and Deadpool Army Invades SM Cinema for Deadpool 2. Both activities were also part of SM’s Cinema’s Reel to Real Campaign.
SM Cinema’s Reel to Real Campaign focused on bringing movie worlds to life, allowing fans to experience settings and props, meet characters, and providing them with new ways to be immersed in their favorite movie franchises through a series of movie-based events and experiences.
Recognition from the Country’s Industry Experts
After winning two IABC Quill Awards of Excellence for Igniting Brand Love – The Launch of ComCo Southeast Asia and M&M’s Vote PH Campaign in 2017, the company ascended into even greater heights in 2018 by being nominated for Agency of the Year and winning 13 IABC Quill Awards.
The IABC Quill Award is the world’s most prestigious awards program in the field of business communication. It has been bestowing the seal of approval to the most reputable organizations and corporations in the nation for almost two decades, emphasizing the use of excellent communication to achieve business goals, and to make a difference in society. To win a Philippine Quill means being recognized as achieving the highest Global Standard for business communication practices.
ComCo Southeast Asia won the prestigious Quill Awards for the following:
- The Gift of Education – The AirAsia – World Vision See the World initiative for Communication Skills – Audio-Visual) and Communication Management – Corporate Social Responsibility and Nonprofit Campaign
- The Power of the Youth – The WWF Earth Hour Camp for Communication Skills – Special Event and Communication Management – Nonprofit Campaign
- Si Kathy at ang Kutostrophe – The Lamoiyan Corporation’s Licealiz KKK Coloring Book / Comics for Communication Skills – Publication
- Youth’s Message of Hope – The Pioneer Insurance #MoveOnLang Songwriting Competition for Communication Management – Social Media and Corporate Social Responsibility
- Our Strong Connection – The Eastern Communications rebranding campaign for Communication Management – Internal Communication
- AirAsia’s Red Talks with Daphne season 1 – Amazing Stories to Inspire your Journeys for Communication Skills – Audio-Visual and Communication Management – Digital Communications and Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communications
- #CitizenComCo – The ComCo Southeast Asia Advocacy Communications Practice for Communication Management – Corporate Social Responsibility
Likewise, Pioneer Insurance #MoveOnLang Song Writing Competition, a program that gave young songwriters a chance to showcase their talents, also bagged two silver Anvil Awards from the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) in 2018.
In 2017, ComCo SEA was also recognized in Kidlat Awards and Spikes Asia by being part of the winning team of Snickers Don’t Drive Hungry and in Mumbrella Asia Awards for doing the Philippine leg of TCL Inspiring Bonding Moments. IABC Quill Awards of Excellence were also given to Igniting Brand Love – the Launch of ComCo Southeast Asia for Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communications and The Vote M&M’s 2016 Campaign for Social Media Programs.
Whatever lies ahead in the next year, ComCo Southeast Asia continues to intensify its efforts to break new grounds in marketing and communications, allowing companies and brands to share their unique stories and find their voice. To know more and get in touch with ComCo Southeast Asia, visit www.comco-hq.com, follow www.facebook.com/comco.southeastaasia or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coming from a streak of local and international industry recognitions in just 3 years since its creation, trailblazing and fast-rising communications agency ComCo Southeast Asia harvested 10 metals at the recent 54thAnvil Awards organized by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP).
ComCo Southeast Asia won three Gold Anvil Awards for “Igniting Talent – The Camp ComCo Mentorship Program” for Specialized Public Relations Program; “Where Movies Come Alive and Move You – The SM Cinema Reel to Real Campaign” for Public Relations Tools: Exhibit and Special Event – Fan or Consumer Experience; and “Our Strong Connection – The Eastern Communications Internal Rebranding Campaign” for Public Relations Program Directed at Specific Stakeholders – Employees.
The Agency bagged seven Silver Anvil Awards for “Kilusang Kontra Kuto led by Lamoiyan Corporation’s Licealiz” for Public Relations Program on a Sustained Basis – Youth / Children’s Welfare; “The Gift of Education: The AirAsia-World Vision See the World Initiative” for Public Relations Program Directed at Specific Stakeholders – Consumers, Specialized Public Relations Program, Public Relations Program on a Sustained Basis – Education, and PR Tools: Exhibit and Special Event – Fundraising; “Raising Awareness for Conservation through Art: WWF’s “Art, Heart, Earth” Program” for Specialized Public Relations Program; and “Where Movies Come Alive and Move You – The SM Cinema Reel to Real Campaign” for Public Relations Program Directed at Specific Stakeholders – Consumers.