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Proud Sponsor of UnAwards Winners Masterclass 2023

Proud Sponsor of UnAwards Winners Masterclass 2023

It’s back – one of the best free learning events in the comms calendar - the UnAwards Winners Masterclass.


Wednesday 19 April 2023

10:00am  - 4:00pm

The Everyman Cinema in Birmingham’s Mailbox


image of last years event

The UnAwards 2022 generated a staggering 342 entries and the quality of the work submitted was higher than ever.

We are really excited to get involved and proud to be sponsoring this unique opportunity to hear first hand, the experiences, tips and lessons which lie behind the winners’ work. 



  • Welcome to the day

  • Best crisis comms and best collaboration - Louisa Dean

  • Best health and wellbeing – Laurel Smithson, Hertfordshire County Council

  • Best creative comms – Clare Smith and Andrew Walker, Scottish Water

  • Best low-cost comms/best video – Hannah Bryan, Katie Macfarlane, Durham Police

  •  Best team/best use of email - Helena Hornby and Cristian Marcucci, Staffordshire County Council

  • Panel Q&A



  • Best social media account, Tracy-Lee Lewis, South Wales Police

  • Best young comms pro, Jack Grasby, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

  • Best small team, Rob McCleary, Gedling Borough Council

  • Best internal comms, Krystle Downie, Kensington and Chelsea Council

  • Best ethical comms behaviour/diversity – Ross McLean, Hertfordshire County Council

  • Panel Q&A

  • Reflections and wrap up


Registration will be from 9.30am where you will be greeted with fresh coffee and pastries.

Further event information will be announced only on the official comms2point0 channels.

And just to get you in the mood, here is a fantastic article penned by Rob McCleary and Helena Hornby, two of the winners that will be presenting on the day.

A view on strategic comms from the winners of Best Communications Team and Best Small Team at the UnAwards 2022.

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