Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland PR agency Clearbox is named UK's best

By Valerie Edwards

Northern Ireland PR agency Clearbox has been named the UK’s Best New Consultancy at the PRCA National Awards in London.

The public relations agency, based in Holywood, serves clients such as Amazon, Universal Pictures, Digital DNA and

Anna Morris, Clearbox managing director, said: “We’re absolutely ecstatic to be bringing home the award for Best New Consultancy.

"We have known from day one who we want to work with, where we want to be and what we want to do so to be working with our favourite brands, such as Amazon and Universal Pictures, as well as a great mix of local companies is a dream come true for us.”

Clearbox was set up in 2014 to bring global business to Northern Ireland. The agency now has a team of six and has delivered campaigns for brands and businesses across the UK and Ireland.

Last month, Clearbox won two Gold CIPR PRide awards for their work with Universal Pictures UK to launch Mrs Brown's Boys D’Movie to DVD, which became HMV’s biggest selling DVD of all time.

The annual PRCA Awards showcases excellence in campaigns, consultancies, in-house teams and individuals and highlights the work of the PR industry across the UK.

PRCA Director General, Francis Ingham said: “It is with a sense of pride that the profession finds itself at the forefront of nurturing new, exciting and creative talent and it is with great delight that we have honoured Clearbox - a fresh and innovative company doing great things across the UK and Ireland - with this award.”

Other winners include the London-based agency, Brands2Life, who won the Large Consultancy of the Year and Mischief PR, who took home the Campaign of the Year for their work with Paddy Power.

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