2021 Gartner Communications Awards

Celebrating global excellence in communications
 

2021 Winners and Finalists

Thank you to everyone who submitted an award this year. We received over 400 entries from organizations across 32 countries. A huge congratulations to all of our winners, runners up and finalists. Interested in seeing what a winning entry looks like. See below to view video submissions from our finalists. 

View the Winners & Finalists

Winner

Telstra & The Chief Conspiracy Investigator
Telstra
 

Highly Commended

Friedman LLP COVID-19 Resource Center
Friedman LLP
 

Most Innovative

Taking the "crunch" out of credit during the Coronavirus crisis
Experian
 

Finalists

How We Connected Employees To Our Firm and One Another During a Year of Crises
Booz Allen Hamilton

DBS Stronger Together – Banking with Purpose Amid the Pandemic
DBS Bank

Liberty Mutual's Communications Response to 2020
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Lloyds Banking Group - internal communications covid response
Lloyds Banking Group

Spread Love /Crisis Campaign
Mary Kay Inc.

Unlock your Genius
Worley

Winner

Raytheon UK: Building Better Campaign
Raytheon UK
 

Highly Commended

Medtronic's Operating Model Transformation
Medtronic
 

Finalists

Baker Hughes Leadership Forum and Leader Guide and Hub
Baker Hughes

Corporate
Natwest Group India

PMI Leverages Digital Change Comms to Engage a Remote Workforce in a Transformation That Can’t Wait
Philip Morris International

Elevating Unit4’s ‘People Experience’ from brand promise to reality: overcoming change fatigue to create a global team of motivated and engaged brand advocates
Unit4

Winner

Unit4: Turning in-active employees into Social Influencers with DSMN8
Unit4 & DSMN8
 

Highly Commended

TURBOSTARTY 2020
Pyaterochka
 

Finalists

Discover your new ChampionX intranet – A lean team, fast and multi-phase launch to unify our company after a spin-off and merger
ChampionX

Citrix + Cerkl
Citrix

Brand Communication Reimagined
Teleperformance

The Polite Type font against online bullying
TietoEVRY

Winner

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers - Chicken Fingers and COVID-19
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
 

Highly Commended

A Signature Year
Schneider Electric
 

Finalists

AIM Crisis Communications
City of Atlanta, Atlanta Information Management

The New Reality, Internal Crisis Management Communications Campaign
Pyaterochka

Telstra - Bushfires Response
Telstra

Winner

Citrix - The Source
Citrix
 

Most Innovative

Future of Awesome Tour
Comcast & GO2 Partners, Elevux and Renegade
 

Finalists

Allianz EVP
Allianz & AMV BBDO

2020 Employee Giving Campaign
GE Appliances

Now is Our Time: Internal Call to Win
Manulife Hong Kong

Piloting Good Life SCOR in North America
SCOR Global Life

#OneTCS Channel
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Colors of UST
UST

Winner

Building Reputation Intelligence
Southwest Airlines
 

Highly Commended

TELUS' Stay Connected Series
TELUS
 

Finalists

GE Appliances - Excellence in Reputation Management
GE Appliances

Parsons Brand Refresh
Parsons Corporation

Insisting on Relentless Transparency to Earn Trust
Philip Morris International

Sandvik Group: Engineering lifechanging innovations
Sandvik AB & Stone Junction

Going Net Zero at WSP
WSP UK

Winner

High Voltage Can Jump Phase Two Campaign
Queensland Rail
 

Highly Commended

Safety Starts with the Heart
Kimberly-Clark
 

Most Innovative

Phishing with Cookies - MobileIron
Ivanti
 

Finalists

Fraser - You Lift Us Up Campaign
Fraser

SPAD Safeworking Campaign Drives Safer Conversations
Metro Trains Melbourne

Turning heads with TELUS Critter Masks
TELUS

Amazing Women in eCommerce at Yotpo
Yotpo

Watch the Replay

The winners were announced at a free online event on August 24, 2021.

In a virtual awards ceremony hosted by Dorian Cundick, VP, Advisory, and Dean Vitté, Director, Advisory, we announced the winners of this years' Communications Awards, learned why the judges were so impressed by their initiatives and heard from the entrants a little more about their campaigns.

More Information

We will announce the timeline for our 2022 Gartner Communications Awards in the coming months. You can sign up to receive our newsletter below, and follow us on LinkedIn to stay up to date.

But in the meantime,  revisit the replay and view the category guide below to learn more about what makes a winning entry. 

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