The joint success and long-term loyalty of our customers are our most important awards. However, the quality, innovation and creativity of our work is also regularly confirmed by national and international awards and distinctions:
State Award Public Relations in the category “Corporate PR” for the communication campaign to position the MQ Libelle, developed together with the MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien
3rd place in Horizont PR Ranking For the second time in a row, Skills secured a top spot in the PR ranking fro Austria.
State Award Public Relations for the project “The Internet and my Fire Brigade” of the Austrian Federal Fire Brigade Association in the category “Internal PR & Employer Branding” in cooperation with the Austrian Institute for Applied Telecommunications (ÖIAT).
ICCO Global PR Award for the project “MEGA Bildungsstiftung – Wie eine Privatstiftung die österreichische Bildungslandschaft beflügelt” in the category “World’s best campaigns: Not-for-Profit”.
Nomination ICCO Global PR Award of the project “The Internet and my Fire Department” in the category “Digital and New Media”
1st place in Horizont PR ranking For the first time in the agency’s 35-year history, Skills achieved 1st place in the PR ranking
Golden World Awards of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) for the Vienna-based “Innovation in Politics Institute” in the category “Community Engagement”.
Skills becomes Austria’s first certified family-friendly PR agency The Federal Chancellery awarded Skills the basic certificate Work and Family as a family-friendly employer.
State Award Public Relations for the project “Spa flair in the Viennese subway line U1” on behalf of Therme Wien
Austrian Public Relations Award: Category win Digital Communication “Spa flair on Vienna’s U1 subway line – video communication as a social media event.”
Austrian Best PRactice Award (2nd place) for the project “1st Viennese Bathrobe Day” for the client Therme Wien
Austrian Science Award for Public Relations Skills employee Bettina Loidhold was awarded 2nd place in the PRVA’s Franz Bogner Science Award for Public Relations
Finalist at the SABRE Awards in the category “Integrated Marketing” with the campaign “Psoriasis Awareness Campaign: Enjoy Summer Again? Ask Your Dermatologist! & Enjoy These Moments!”
Finalist at the “International German PR Award in the category “Strategic Communication” for the project “The B&C Education Award”, which was implemented for the B&C Private Foundation
Silver Victoria of the International Business Film Days for “Our agency needs (no) image film” in the category “Image film”
Silver Victoria of the International Business Film Days for ” Spa flair in the Viennese subway line U1” (Therme Wien) in the categories “Integrated Communication” and “Social Media and Short Videos”.
Austrian Best PRactice Award (2nd place) for the project “The B&C Education Award” – A private foundation pushes and modernizes research mediation at Austria’s educational institutions.
Austrian Young PR Award Viktoria Frühwirth from The Skills Group together with Stefanie Kurzweil from raffeiner>reputation won the PR State Award 2016 in the new young talent category
Austrian Science Award for Public Relations Skills employee Lisa Koppitsch was awarded 1st place in the Franz Bogner Science Award of the PRVA (“The public in the courtroom. Social media in litigation PR.”)
Global PR Award – World’s best CSR campaign (ICCO) for the project “Journalism & Democracy“
Austrian National Coat of Arms Awarded the title “State Awarded Company” as the first PR agency in Austria
“International German PR Award” (1st place) in the category “Small and medium-sized enterprises” for the project “Find your way”, which was implemented for and with Müller Transporte.
Austrian PR quality mark Skills was one of the first agencies to receive the “Austrian PR Quality Seal”.
State Award for Public Relations for the “Journalism & Democracy” project. Excerpt from the jury’s statement: “By networking and building up know-how, an important contribution is made to a free media landscape. (…) The PR agency Skills has thus succeeded in an exemplary manner in shaping society for the future through communications work.”
“International German PR Award” (1st place) in the category “Public Affairs and Social Policy” for the project “Art has Law” on the protection of artists’ intellectual property.
Austrian Best PRactice Award (1st place) for the project “Journalism & Democracy“.
SABRE Gold Award in the category “Professional Service Firms” for the project “Lawyers Go to School” for the Lower Austrian Bar Association and the law firm Beck, Krist, Bubits & Partner Rechtsanwälte.
Two international PR Report Awards in Berlin for the projects “Lawyers Go to School” and the project “Journalism & Democracy” – an in-house skills project in cooperation with the Austrian Federal Press Service and the Presseclub Concordia.
Austrian Best Practice Award (1st place) for the “Lawyers Go to School” project.
Two SABRE Gold Awards in the categories “PR Agency Citizenship” and “Migrant Communications” for the measures around the topic “New Austrians” (“Medien-Servicestelle Neue ÖsterreicherInnen”, teaching package “Das große Plus”, opinion research institute EthnOpinion)
Winning project at the Best PRactice Award for “The new Therme Wien – with strategic communication from ‘Kurbad Oberlaa’ to Europe’s most modern city spa”.
“Austrian Consultancy of the Year” Award of the Public Relations Consultancy Association (PRCA)
SABRE Gold Award in the category “Travel and Tourism” for “Austria discovers Egypt” by the Egyptian Tourist Board
SABRE Gold Award in the category “Integrated Marketing” for the campaign “Vienna’s economy speaks all languages” of the Vienna Business Agency and the Vienna Chamber of Commerce – a cooperation project with the lifestyle magazine das biber and Ultramarin.
Winning project at the Best PRactice Award for “Austria discovers Egypt” of the Egyptian Tourist Office
State Award Public Relations for the project “Internet Ombudsman” of the Austrian Institute for Applied Telecommunications.
.at-Award for the project “Netcapt’n” of the Federal Ministry of Science and Transport.
State Award for Public Relations for the project “A New Currency for Europe” of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank.