NEWS



AWARDS


2016

  • 2016 SABRE Awards North America – FINALIST – PMK•BNC & Activision – Gold SABRE Awards: Industry Sectors: Entertainment (Marshawn Lynch Answers the Call of Duty - Launching Call of Duty: Black Ops III)
  • 2016 Holmes Report’s Agencies of the Year – FINALIST – PMK•BNC – Creative Agency of the Year
  • 2016 One Show Awards – FINALIST – PMK•BNC / New York + Momentum Worldwide / New York + ReelFX / Dallas – Innovation: Use of Technology – American Express (You vs. Sharapova)
  • 2016 Chief Marketer’s PRO Awards – GOLD – PMK•BNC & Samsung – Best Loyalty Marketing Campaign (Samsung at Lollapalooza)
  • 2016 Chief Marketer’s PRO Awards – SILVER – PMK•BNC & Samsung – Best Multicultural/Lifestyle Campaign (Samsung at Essence Festival)
  • 2015 North American Excellence Awards – WIN – PMK•BNC & Activision – Entertainment & Culture (“Call of Duty: Black Ops 3”: Marshawn Lynch Answers the Call of Duty / ESPN Magazine Cover)
  • 2016 Advertising Women of NY’s Working Mothers of the Year – Cindi Berger
  • 2016 Hermes Creative Awards – GOLD – PMK•BNC & Activision – Magazine Placement – Marshawn Lynch Answers the Call of Duty – Launching Call of Duty Black Ops 3
  • 2016 American Business Awards – GOLD WINNER – PMK•BNC – Public Relations Agency of the Year
  • 2016 American Business Awards – GOLD WINNER – PMK•BNC – Marketing Agency of the Year
  • 2016 American Business Awards – SILVER WINNER – PMK•BNC Half-Yearly Snapshot Magazine – Best Newsletter or House Organ/Publication – Print
  • 2016 4A's Partner Awards – WIN – PMK•BNC, BBDO New York, PepsiCo, OMD/The Content Collective, Fox Studios, TBG– Media Partnership: Large Agency— Pepsi + Empire Integration
  • 2016 Cynopsis Sports Media Awards – HONORABLE MENTION – PMK•BNC – Public Relations Agency of the Year
  • 2016 AAF Mosaic Media Image Awards – WIN – PMK•BNC, BBDO, OMD, The Content Collective, Wasserman, The Barbarian Group – Game Changer Award — Pepsi + Empire

  • 2015

  • 2015 Bulldog Stars of PR Awards – GOLD – PMK•BNC – Midsize Agency of the Year
  • 2015 Bulldog Stars of PR Awards – GOLD – PMK•BNC – Entertainment Agency of the Year
  • 2015 PRSA LA Prism Awards – WIN – PMK•BNC & Activision –New Product/Service Launch: Campaigns or Programs for "Destiny: Introducing a New Video Game Franchise"
  • 2015 MarCom Awards – 4 PLATINUM – PMK•BNC & Activision – Magazine – Special Edition & Magazine Placement (Destiny in Newsweek); Marketing/Promotion Campaign – Branding & Product Launch (Destiny: Introducing a New Video Game Franchise)
  • 2015 MarCom Awards – GOLD – PMK•BNC & Activision – Magazine Placement (ESPN the Magazine for Call of Duty)
  • 2015 MarCom Awards – 3 PLATINUM – PMK•BNC & Samsung – Research Study (Demonstrating The Value Of Experiential Marketing), Special Event (Samsung Experience at Essence Festival) & Product Launch (Samsung Studio LA)
  • 2015 MarCom Awards – 2 PLATINUM – PMK•BNC Half-Yearly Snapshot Magazine – Magazine - Internal & Design (Print) – Magazine (Office of Design)
  • 2015 MarCom Awards – GOLD – PMK•BNC’s Third Annual Summer Camp Promotional Materials – Marketing/Promotion Campaign – Promotion/Marketing Materials (Office of Design)
  • 2015 Essence Festival Sponsor Awards – 2 WINS – Samsung Activations at Essence Festival, by PMK•BNC – Rookie of the Year & Best Use of Media and Technology
  • PR News’ Platinum PR Awards – WIN – PMK•BNC & Activision (shared with Step 3) –Media Relations (“Skylanders: Trap Team” Campaign)
  • PR News’ Platinum PR Awards – HONORABLE MENTION – PMK•BNC – Midsize PR Firm of the Year
  • PR News’ Platinum PR Awards – 2 HONORABLE MENTIONS – PMK•BNC & Activision (shared with Step 3) – Branding (Destiny: Introducing a New Video Game Franchise) & Media Event (Skylanders Trap Team Reveal Event)
  • PR News’ Platinum PR Awards – 2 HONORABLE MENTIONS – PMK•BNC & Activision (Shared with Edelman) – Word of Mouth/Viral Campaign & WOW! Award (Activision Call of Duty: Seeding the Spacey Speech)
  • 2015 CLIO Awards – SILVER – PMK•BNC & Audi’s “Barely Legal Pawn” – Branded Entertainment
  • Bulldog Reporter’s Bulldog Media Relations Awards – GOLD – PMK•BNC & Audi’s “Barely Legal Pawn”– Best General Consumer Campaign
  • Bulldog Reporter’s Bulldog Media Relations Awards – GOLD – PMK•BNC & Audi’s “Barely Legal Pawn”– Best Use of Personality/Celebrity
  • PR Daily’s 2015 Digital PR & Social Media Awards – HONORABLE MENTION – PMK•BNC & Audi's "Barely Legal Pawn" – PR Campaign
  • PR Daily’s 2015 Digital PR & Social Media Awards – HONORABLE MENTION – PMK•BNC & Audi's "Barely Legal Pawn" – Viral Campaign
  • Holmes Report’s Innovator 25 List – Joe Assad
  • Bulldog Reporter’s 2015 Bulldog Media Relations Awards – GOLD – PMK•BNC & Audi’s “Barely Legal Pawn” – Best General Consumer Campaign
  • Bulldog Reporter’s 2015 Bulldog Media Relations Awards – GOLD – PMK•BNC & Audi’s “Barely Legal Pawn” –Best Use of Personality/Celebrity
  • 2015 Cannes Lions – SILVER – PMK•BNC & Audi’s “Barely Legal Pawn” – Branded Content and Entertainment: Branded Entertainment: Fiction: Online (15 minutes or under in length)
  • 2015 American Business Awards – GOLD WINNER – PMK•BNC – Public Relations Agency of the Year
  • 2015 PR World Awards – GOLD AWARD – PMK•BNC and Activision’s “Destiny” – PR Achievement of the Year: PR Agency (Newsweek “Destiny” Collector's Edition - First Consumer Brand Featured in Newsweek Special Collector’s Edition)
  • 2015 PR World Awards – GOLD AWARD – PMK•BNC and Activision’s “Destiny” – Consumer Launch Campaign of the Year (“Destiny” Video Game Franchise Launch)
  • 2015 PR World Awards – GOLD AWARD – PMK•BNC and Activision’s “Destiny” – Global Campaign of the Year (“Destiny” Video Game Franchise Launch)
  • 2015 PR World Awards – GOLD AWARD – PMK•BNC and Activision’s “Destiny” – Product Brand Development Campaign of the Year (“Destiny” Video Game Franchise Launch)
  • 2015 PR News’ Social Media Icon Awards – WIN – PMK•BNC & Audi: "Barely Legal Pawn" – YouTube | Individual Video
  • 2015 Ragan’s PR Daily Awards – HONORABLE MENTION – Activision – “Best Branding Campaign” for Introduction of “Destiny” Video Game Franchise
  • 2015 Ragan’s PR Daily Awards – HONORABLE MENTION – Activision – “Best Print Publication” for Introduction of “Destiny” Video Game Franchise and Best Press Event/Media Tour for “Skylanders: Trap Team” Reveal
  • 2015 Ragan’s PR Daily Awards – HONORABLE MENTION – Activision – “Best Press Event/Media Tour” for “Skylanders: Trap Team” Reveal
  • 2015 Digiday Content Marketing Awards – FINALIST – PMK•BNC and AUDI – “Best Use of Video Content”
  • Holmes Report’s 2015 North America PR Agencies of the Year – FINALIST – PMK•BNC – Creative Agency of the Year
  • 2015 SABRE Awards North America – FINALIST – Industry Sectors: Automotive – Audi: "Barely Legal Pawn"—Audi of America with PMK•BNC
  • The A-List Hollywood Awards 2015 – SILVER WINNER –Branded Entertainment, Best Use of Celebrity in Branded Content – PMK•BNC, Los Angeles – Audi: "Barely Legal Pawn"
  • PRSA’s 2015 Bronze Anvil Awards – Bronze Anvil Award of Commendation – Activision Publishing, Inc. and PMK•BNC – Publications > Single Issue Newsletters/Booklets/Calendars – Destiny First Consumer Brand Featured in Newsweek Special Collector’s Edition
  • 2015 Shorty Awards – HONORABLE MENTION – Best Use of Humor – "Barely Legal Pawn" (Audi)
  • Bulldog Digital/Social PR Awards – WIN: GOLD – Best Digital/Social Word of Mouth Campaign – JCPenney Supports the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) *shared with Evolution Bureau and Victors & Spoils
  • Bulldog Digital/Social PR Awards – WIN: GOLD – Best Use of Digital/Social for Cause/Advocacy/Corporate Social Responsibility – JCPenney Supports the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) *shared with Evolution Bureau and Victors & Spoils
  • Bulldog Digital/Social PR Awards – WIN: GOLD – Best Use of Digital/Social in a Public Affairs/Awareness Campaign – JCPenney Supports the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) *shared with Evolution Bureau and Victors & Spoils
  • Bulldog Digital/Social PR Awards – WIN: SILVER –Best Use of Video in a Digital/Social Environment – JCPenney Supports the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) *shared with Evolution Bureau and Victors & Spoils
  • Digiday Retail Awards – Most Innovative Use of Social Media - JCPenney’s Super Bowl XLVIII Twitter campaign #TweetingWithMittens *shared with Victor & Spoils and EVB
  • In2 SABRE Awards North America – Best In Show – Audi’s “Barely Legal Pawn” Digital Video
  • In2 SABRE Awards North America – Best Digital Video – Audi’s “Barely Legal Pawn” Digital Video
  • Bulldog Digital/Social PR Awards – GRAND PRIZE Digital/Social Communications Campaign of the Year - JCPenney Supports the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) *shared with Evolution Bureau and Victors & Spoils
  • MediaPost’s Creative Media Awards – WIN – Audio – Activision’s Call of Duty Advanced Warfare: Seeding the Kevin Spacey Speech *shared with Edelman

2014

  • CLIO Award – SILVER: American Express UNSTAGED: “Kings of Leon, directed by Fred Armisen” - Music Events/Engagement
  • MMA’s Global Smarties Award – SHORTLISTED – Marketing Strategy: CRM - for “Samsung Owner’s Hub” 

  • Chief Marketer’s PRO Awards – BRONZE: “Best Incentive Campaign” (Samsung Galaxy Experience at ACL)
  • Chief Marketer’s PRO Awards – WIN: GOLD – PMK•BNC and Samsung – “Best Idea/Concept/Design” (SXSW)
  • Adweek Watch Awards – WIN: GOLD – PMK•BNC and AUDI - “Best Branded Video” in the Programming category
  • Cannes Lions – WIN: GOLD – Samsung for Oscars Selfie – Branded Content & Entertainment: “Brand or Product Integration into an Existing Programme or Platform”

  • American Business Awards (Stevie Awards) – WIN: SILVER – “Best Brand Experience Event” (PMK•BNC for Samsung Galaxy Experience at SXSW)
  • American Business Awards (Stevie Awards) – WIN: GOLD – “PR Agency of the Year”
  • PR News’ Social Media Icon Awards – HONORABLE MENTION – PMK•BNC and AUDI – “You Tube | Marketing Campaign”
  • Digiday Content Marketing Awards – FINALIST – PMK•BNC and AUDI – “Best Use of Video Content”
  • America’s SABRE Awards – FINALIST: PMK•BNC and AUDI – “Consumer Goods – Automotive”
  • America’s SABRE Awards – WIN – PMK•BNC Los Angeles Camp Week – “PR Agency Employee Program” (Silver Sabre Awards for Public Relations Management)
  • Webby Awards – FINALIST/NOMINEE – PMK•BNC and AUDI – “Branded Entertainment Scripted”

  • Shorty Awards – FINALIST – PMK•BNC and AUDI – “Best Use of Social Media for Auto Industry”
  • Hubbies Awards –WIN –PMK•BNC and AUDI – “Best Use of Video”
  • Bulldog Media Relations Awards 2014 – WIN: Silver Award – PMK•BNC and AUDI “Best Use of Broadcast Video in Business/Consumer”
  • PR Week Awards 2014 – FINALIST – PMK•BNC and AUDI – “Best Use of Broadcast/Video”
  • Digiday Video Awards - FINALIST: “Best Video Campaign – Consumer” and “Best Video Creative”

  • Digiday Video Awards – WIN – “Best Brand Use of Video for Entertainment”