Kenyan PR firm Engage Burson Cohn & Wolfe (Engage BCW) has scooped five awards at the prestigious 2019 SABRE Africa Awards. They are the local partners of Burson Cohn & Wolfe, a New York based communications & public relations firm.

The SABRE Awards are the world’s largest PR awards programme, recognising superior achievement in branding and reputation in North America, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, South Asia and Africa.

Engage BCW won in three categories and took home the Certificate of Excellence award in two other categories. The firm emerged the winner in the Corporate Social Responsibility category for its MultiChoice Talent Factory campaign for MultiChoice Kenya, the Special Event/Sponsorship category for its #kenyatradeweek campaign for the Export Promotion Council and the Not for Profit/Charities category for its Africa Trade Forum campaign with The Rockefeller Foundation.

The firm also won Certificate of Excellence awards in the Gold SABRE Awards for Public Relations Campaign Eastern Africa chapter for its MultiChoice Talent Factory campaign with MultiChoice Kenya and in the Integrated Marketing category for its #kenyatradeweek campaign for the Export Promotion Council, Kenya.

Engage BCW Managing Partner, Ms. Desiree Gomes, had this to say, “We welcome the recognition as it goes a long way to prove that our passion, commitment, hard work and excellence are paying off.” She also added, “this is an assurance for our young and dynamic team that we are on the right path and we will continue offering more innovative, creative and out of the box solutions for our clients.”

Previously known as Engage Burson Marsteller the firm changed its trade name to Engage Burson Cohn and Wolfe following last year’s merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe to create Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW). Engage BCW has business jurisdiction over Kenya and Tanzania. Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) is billed as world’s third largest, full-service, global communications agencies with expertise in digital and integrated communications in all industries and sectors with operations in over 100 countries.