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PLDT named Company of the Year, bags 25 other awards at 54th Anvil

February 04, 2019 - Monday 4:02 PM by PR

EXECUTIVES. (From left): Smart Community Partnerships Head Darwin F. Flores, PLDT-Smart Public Affairs Group Head Ramon R. Isberto, PLDT Global Chief Commercial Officer Albert Villa-Real, PLDT Chief Data Privacy Officer Leah Camilla R. Besa-Jimenez, TNT Marketing Head Allen Dawn Jorda, and Smart Trade Marketing AVP Jacqueline Bocalan pose for a photograph holding their awards at the sidelines of the 54th Anvil Awards, January 30 at Marriott Hotel, Newport City in Metro Manila.

PLDT, Inc. was honored as Company of the Year at the 54th Anvil Awards: Gabi Ng Parangal held at the Marriott Grand Ballroom in Newport City, Metro Manila on Wednesday, January 30. Considered as one of the top citations during the ceremony, the award is given to the company that has garnered the most number of Anvil points for its public relations programs and tools.

The Philippines’ leading digital service provider, together with its wireless services arm Smart Communications, PLDT Global, and Voyager Innovations won a total of 25 trophies, six of which were Gold Awards, under PR Programs Directed at Specific Stakeholders – Employees and PR Tools – Publications.

Gold Anvils were awarded to Handle With Care—PLDT’s groupwide campaign on data privacy; L&D On The Road— an employee program on essential training offerings, the MVP Geek Olympics—a hackathon for employees of PLDT and affiliates; The Rocketeer Project— a campaign about challenging the status quo and being ahead of the curve; #VoxNow— an employee engagement initiative featuring spoken word poetry, singing, and storytelling; and Voyager Innovations’ FINTQ Inclusive Digital Finance Report.
 


GOLD AWARD.Five Gold Anvils were awarded to PLDT Inc. and PLDT Enterprise for PR Programs Directed at Specific Stakeholders – Employees.


SPECIAL EVENTS AWARD. Smart received PR Programs citations for KulToura Digital Tourism, #LearnSmart mother tongue literacy apps,
Smart Communities, Smart LTE Nation, Millenniors, Smart School-in-a-Bag, and the TNT Tropang Ready: Disaster Preparedness Caravan

 

Silver Anvil citations were given to the PLDT Infoteach Outreach Program, PLDT Global’s e-Grad, PLDT Enterprise’ Kick-off and Cybersecurity campaigns. The same citations were also given to the following Smart programs: KulToura Digital Tourism, #LearnSmart mother tongue literacy apps, Smart Communities, Smart LTE Nation, Millenniors, Smart School-in-a-Bag, TNT Tropa Trip Music Fest and the TNT Tropang Ready: Disaster Preparedness caravan. Silver Anvils were also given to the following initiatives of Voyager Innovations: Freenet's Freeniversaya Concert, FINTQ Disruptors’ Ball, KasamaKA caravans, the PayMaya iAFFORD Project; the PayMaya “Cashless Ecosystems” campaign; and PayMaya's #ShareTheLove Christmas campaign.

Presented annually by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP), the Anvil Awards are recognized as the Oscars of the communications industry, and symbolize excellence in public relations.

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