Awards Sponsors

We are pleased to have the generous support of our sponsors for the #insidestory awards 2017

We’re looking forward to a great party… details will be announced very soon

alive_logo_yellow_hiresAlive with Ideas

We’re an independent creative internal comms and engagement agency. We believe great ideas combined with standout design connects our clients with their employees. From powerful branding & brand communications, through to inspiring websites, diverse digital marketing, engaging internal communications campaigns and a whole lot more we deliver real-life, tangible results.





At MEDIAmaker we partner with businesses to communicate both internally and externally by helping to create compelling media solutions. For more than two decades we have supported companies of all sizes and from varied industries bringing their ambitions to life through Live Events, Online Web Solutions, Digital Apps and Video Production. A flexible, passionate and client-focused team creating complete and engaging solutions with impeccable service delivery.

1. pracademy_logo_new_pptPR Academy

PR Academy is the largest centre for CIPR qualifications. Around 500 communicators study with us every year.  Kevin Ruck of PR Academy initiated and designed the CIPR Internal Communication Diploma and Certificate courses which we run online or face to face in London twice a year.


Ruder Finn UK

Ruder Finn is one of the world’s largest independent agencies delivering integrated employee engagement programmes to leading brands. We understand that internal advocacy is the linchpin of every successful engagement programme. We work with our clients to instil a strong brand narrative and innovative storytelling across all internal communications disciplines.

WBS_VF_WS_ST_K_PSWeber Shandwick

Weber Shandwick’s employee engagement practice are a global team of over 50 experts focused on aligning leaders and employees around shared priorities which impact the performance of their business. We help organisations develop strategies and employee experiences that create engaged workforces who want to advocate on behalf of their employers.

Clare Latham Award for best individual contribution to internal communication*Print

Sponsored by scarlettabbott

scarlettabbott are experts in internal communication and colleague engagement.

Our passion lies in helping organisations to build trust and engagement among colleagues, and changing behaviour to drive performance and improve the bottom line.

Working with the likes of John Lewis, KPMG, Adidas, BMW, RBS and Morrisons, we make it our business to get your business talking; powering rich, insightful conversations between colleagues.

We know what we’re talking about on strategy, change, people proposition, culture, values, performance, customer experience and employer brand.

Let’s get talking!   e:   t: 01904 633399

*This was a new award for 2014, and is sponsored by scarlettabbott in memory of their friend and colleague, Clare Latham, who passed away in June 2013. Read more about Clare and her work here.

Media Partner

Communicate Magazinecommunicatelogolarge

Communicate is a monthly trade magazine for the UK corporate communications community. ‘The single voice for stakeholder relations,’ Communicate focuses on communications with stakeholders, the press, investors, employees, regulators and the supply chain. With a mix of news and features, Communicate covers PR, reputation management, CSR, community engagement, investor relations, rebranding, monitoring and evaluation and more.

It is read in print and on iPad by in-house communicators and by communications consultancies across the UK.

Communicate organises conferences and awards, including the Employer Brand Management conference, the Digital Impact Awards and the Corporate & Financial Awards.

Square Production LtdSquare-production-logo

We are proud to be involved with the film production of  the #insidestory awards and wish to congratulate all the 2015 winners and nominees. Square is a UK Film and Event Production Agency, specializing in multiple and varied innovative techniques to create corporate films to communicate to both external and internal audiences.

Our wealth of experience has enabled us to build a valued and ongoing portfolio of clients and current production credits include Novartis, Roche, Alcon, Sandoz, SSP, Capgemini, Deloitte, HP, theblueballroom, Skanska, Bouygues, Kingfisher, Tavis Perkins and The Anaphylaxis Campaign.

We pride our service on efficient and cost effective delivery.

To see how we can help you please contact us:




Further sponsorship opportunities are available, please email us at to find out more.