Brazilian PR agencies dominate 2022 Davos Communications Awards

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The Davos Communications Awards 2022, launched by the World Communications Forum Association, saw a dominant number of Brazilian PR agencies deliver top performances in the global communications business. A total of 64 outstanding projects from 14 countries were considered in 20 categoriesEntries were received from ArmeniaBrazilCanadaChinaColombiaGhanaItalySingaporeSloveniaSouth AfricaSpainUkraineUnited KingdomUnited States.

Special Award was also presented to the United PR Association of Ukraine (UPRA) by the WCFA Executive Committee in recognition of its mission to bring Ukrainian PR and communications professionals together to defeat today’s ocean of disinformation and propaganda. The Association was established in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and is now comprising of over 180 members.

The winners were announced by the World Communications Forum Association (WCFA) at a special virtual Awarding Ceremony on Zoom. Over 100 high-profile professionals from all over the world joined the event to celebrate the achievements of this year’s top communications leaders.

Here are the ones who stood out the most at their respective positions, earning the Davos Trophy at the Davos Communications Awards 2022:

Best Public Relations Campaign 
Gold Winner: Latam Intersect PR (Brazil)

Best Digital or Social Media Campaign 
Gold Winner: MAINSTREAM (Ukraine)

Best Corporate Affairs 
Gold Winner: Sherlock Communications (Brazil)

Excellence in Communications Response to Covid-19 
Gold Winner: R&A Strategic Communications (South Africa)

Best CSR or ESG
Gold Winner: Sherlock Communications (Brazil)

Best Marketing Communications Campaign 
Gold Winner: Sherlock Communications (Brazil)

Best Engage for Change Campaign
Gold Winner: DILUCIDAR (Singapore)

PR Consultancy of the Year
Gold Winner: Latam Intersect PR (Brazil)

Best Content Marketing Campaign
Gold Winner: Sherlock Communications (Brazil)

Digital Agency of the Year
Gold Winner: Good Kids (Canada)

Best Global Communications Campaign
Gold Winner: Sherlock Communications (Brazil)

Marketing Agency of the Year
Gold Winner: Switching-Time (China)

Best Inclusive Marketing Campaign
Gold Winner: Sherlock Communications (Brazil)

Best Leader in Public Relations and Communications
Gold Winner: Roger Darashah (Brazil)

Best Crisis Communications Leader
Gold Winner: Sergii Bidenko (Ukraine)

Best Woman in Public Relations
Gold Winner: Sedge Beswick (United Kingdom)

Rising Star
Gold Winner: Patricia Zylberman (Brazil)

In-house Team of the Year
Gold Winner: WePlay Esports Media, INC. (United States)

Special Event
Gold Winner: Sherlock Communications (Brazil)

Best Use of Brand
Gold Winner: Sherlock Communications (Brazil)

You can also check the silver and bronze award winners

The ceremony kicked off with a keynote presentation from the WCFA President Maxim Behar and the Jury Chair Amanda Coleman, who revealed the shortlisted participants and the winners of 20 categories. The creative efforts of PR experts and professional teams all over the world were evaluated by 16 expert judges – PR practitioners and senior industry leaders from EuropeAsiaAfricaAustraliaNorth America and Latin America.

Partners of the Awards were PR Newswire – a part of Cision Group Ltd. and O’Dwyer’s Public Relations News.

The President Maxim Behar also announced the Association’s upcoming projects – the Asia Communications Summit 2022 in July and the new monthly WCFA PR Master Classes and Webinars, which will be announced soon on

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