Teneo Blue Rubicon ranks top of most shortlisted agencies at CorpComms Awards Article icon


Teneo Blue Rubicon is the most shortlisted agency at the CorpComms Awards, having been shortlisted 34 times since the awards began 12 years ago.

The agency, which has been shortlisted for its work with Facebook, McDonald’s and Sport England, has won 12 times, including one Grand Prix which it won in 2011 for its work with Aviva on the insurance company’s campaign You Are The Big Picture.

Most recently, the agency won Best corporate campaign for #SheMeansBusiness, Facebook’s initiative to  encourage more female entrepreneurs to set up and grow their businesses through a series of tools available in a dedicated online hub.

Following next in the rankings is agency Hope & Glory which has been shortlisted 19 times and won most recently in 2015 for its work with Engineering UK on The Big Bang Experiments, aiming to bring engineering to life for children under the age of 18. The campaign had also won the same award in the year previous.  

Lansons, which won Best CSR programme last year with The Co-operative Bank and markettiers, ranks third in our roll call of most shortlisted agencies, with a tally of 15. The programme, launched in partnership with domestic violence charity Refuge, was designed to highlight the issue of financial abuse in relationships and offer potential solutions to combat it.  

Luminous and MSLGROUP close out the top five with 14 shortlisted entries apiece. Ogilvy, Eulogy! and APCO Worldwide also feature in the top ten, alongside Black Sun, Radley Yeldar and Addison Group, the latter three all having been nominated in the last three years for their work on annual reports.

APCO Worldwide won Best Crisis Management in 2014, working with The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints on rehabilitating its image, whilst both Ogilvy and Eulogy were nominated for Campaign of the Decade at the tenth CorpComms Awards, for The Gnome Experiment and Gold Medal Postboxes respectively.