The shortlist for the CIPR north west Pride awards was announced today.
Manchester-based Bazen PR has been shortlisted in 12 categories, including Outstanding Public Relations Agency, a prize it won last year.
It will be battling it out with IPB Communications, IAS B2B Marketing, Tangerine PR, Staniforth, Peppermint PR and Roland Dransfield for this top prize.
In-house teams from Stockport Council and Manchester Airport also featured heavily in this year’s listings with six nominations each.
Organised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), the awards will see a total of 32 communications agencies and 17 in-house teams vying for a gong across 24 categories.
Erin Portsmouth, chair of the CIPR north west group, said: “Being shortlisted is a tremendous achievement.