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Flow Communications Bags Six 2018 Awards

Flow Communications garnered six accolades last night at the annual New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards – two gold, three silver and one bronze – are a fantastic achievement, which brings the agency’s total to 36 since 2014.

This year, according to awards MD, Stephen Paxton, a record number of entries were received across 42 categories, from a record number of agencies, corporates and individuals, and representing hundreds of South African brands. This made the competition stronger than ever before.

Flow Communications chairman Bheki Shongwe says, “I’m so proud of the Flow team for winning these awards. They certainly are a testament to the exceptional work we produce for all our clients – and that we have done so consistently over the years. Well done, Team Flow!”

The seventh annual New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards are among the most prestigious digital media awards in South Africa and serve to honour creative agency teams for their innovative use of social and digital media, and cutting-edge use of online media and tools. The awards also include corporate companies and their in-house marketing teams for their work on campaigns that help promote their organisations and brands in ground-breaking ways.

“I am delighted with the six awards that we secured last night and would like to thank the entire Flow Communications team for their continued dedication to excellence. This accolade is a testament to the high calibre of our work,” says Tara Turkington, CEO of Flow Communications.

“Flow Communications does not do work to win awards, but we feel honoured to be acknowledged by the industry for work that stands out. Flow has won across a range of disciplines and clients, which is aligned with our aim to remain agile and versatile and to not only meet every client brief but to add that something extra that gets their brand noticed.”

Flow Communications won the following awards:

Blogging Excellence – Sponsored by MediaCom: Gauteng Tourism Authority (GTA) – GTA blog (Gold)
Best Intranet: City Sightseeing – City Sightseeing Business System (Gold)
Best Online PR Campaign: Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) – 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture with Barack Obama (Silver)
Most Innovative App Developed by an Agency: City Sightseeing – City Sightseeing Business System (Silver)
Most Viral Campaign by an Agency: South African National Blood Service (SANBS) – #NewBlood (Silver)
Best Online Newsletter: Hollard – #InsuranceTips (Bronze)

“We would also like to thank our amazing clients for giving us the opportunity to showcase them and for their inspirational engagement in the process. Without them, this award-winning work would not have been possible. We do work we love for people we love, and we hope that our passion for our work has a positive impact on the people it reaches,” says Flow Communications MD, Tiffany Turkington-Palmer.


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