Weber Shandwick Latin America Recognized with 9 Trophies at SABRE Awards

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Weber Shandwick Mexico wins Agency of the Year at the SABRE Awards

Weber Shandwick Mexico was recognized as the Public Relations agency of the year at the SABRE Awards.  During the ceremony, which was held in Mexico City, Weber Shandwick LATAM and its regional affiliates, won nine categories for their work in the region.

The SABRE Awards, handed out by The Holmes Report, recognize superior achievement and innovation in Public Relations and Marketing agencies around the world. Weber Shandwick offices in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico, along with its affiliates Apoyo Comunicación in Peru, Extend Comunicaciones in Chile and MDG in Argentina, earned 19 certificates of excellence, in addition to the nine trophies, in a great variety of categories, including the Best Agency of the Year 2019 award for Weber Shandwick Mexico.

Laura Schoen, President of Weber Shandwick LATAM, pointed out that that the synergy and trust between clients and the agency were fundamental for this achievement.  “I am very proud of the network. The spirit of collaboration between agencies and affiliates allows us to support the main companies at a local and regional level. We are excited that our clients in the region share our passion for innovation and purpose. All the awards we received last night are a recognition to our more than 400 employees of six countries that share our vision and values in Latin America.”

On the other hand, Amanda Berenstein, Managing Director, Weber Shandwick Mexico, stressed that the agency has managed to create trusting relationships with its clients and develop powerful ideas and innovative solutions together thanks to constant teamwork. Finally, Amanda acknowledged that the agency’s greatest strength is its people, with whom it has developed an innovative model with a unique collaborative culture.

The global PR firm was recognized as the regional winner in the following categories:

  • Agency of the Year in Mexico: Weber Shandwick Mexico.
  • Superior Achievement in Reputation Management: Huawei´s Unfinished Symphony LATAM (Weber Shandwick Mexico)
  • Superior Achievement in Research and Planning: #MyPainMatters / Buscofem with Cappuccino. (Weber Shandwick Brazil)
  • Corporate Image: Huawei – El Camino de un Gigante. (Extend Comunicaciones Chile)
  • Crisis/Issues Management: Reinforcing GM’s Commitment to the Brazilian Development. (Weber Shandwick Brazil)
  • Digital Campaign: FIFA 18. (Weber Shandwick Mexico)
  • Social Media Campaign: #MyPainMatters / Buscofem with Cappuccino. (Weber Shandwick Brazil)
  • Healthcare: Prevención de Cancer Cervicouterino. (Extend Comunicaciones Chile)
  • Travel and Leisure: An Island Led by Strong Women – Aruba Tourism Authority. (MDG Argentina)

About Weber Shandwick

Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications and marketing solutions firm in 79 cities with a network extending to 129 cities around the world. The firm’s diverse team of strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers and campaign activators has won the most prestigious awards in the world for innovative, creative approaches and impactful work. Weber Shandwick was the only public relations agency included on the Advertising Age Agency A-list in 2014 and 2015 and the only PR firm designated an A-List Agency Standout in 2017 and 2018. Weber Shandwick was honored as PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, The Holmes Report’s Global Agency of the Year in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2017, and The Holmes Report’s Global Digital Agency of the Year in 2016.

The firm deploys deep expertise across sectors and specialty areas, including consumer marketing, corporate reputation, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services, employee engagement, social impact, financial communications and crisis management, using proprietary social, digital and analytics methodologies. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit

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