Roman Probst featured speaker at 7th “Award CC” prize ceremony
Award Corporate Communications, the jury awarded a “Communicator” to the most innovative campaigns. Before the ceremony took place, Roman Probst spoke about the role of social media in corporate communications together with Dr. Guido Keel, lecturer and media scientist, and Google expert Beat Z’graggen.
The winners of this year’s Award CC were the vocational training association “login Berufsbildung” and the Zurich agency “Jung von Matt/Limmat Public Relations” with their respective campaigns “Login macht Erfolgsstorys möglich” and “Tecmania – steig ein in die Welt der Technik”. In addition to the Award CC, a category prize for social media campaigns was also awarded for the first time in Switzerland. After an intense voting period with more than 8,400 people participating via Facebook, the deal provider “DeinDeal.ch” took top honours. TRANSLATION-PROBST Ltd. came in 8th with its Professor Tell campaign and even beat out the campaigns from Calida, Gillette and Mammut.
The time between the prize ceremonies was highlighted by a wide variety of exciting presentations. Hanning Kempe, CEO of the competition’s sponsor, Grayling Switzerland, addressed the very relevant topic of currency exchange rates with his presentation entitled “Communication in the tense setting of the euro crisis”. Prior to this, Roman Probst, CEO of TRANSLATION-PROBST Ltd., spoke about the role of social media in corporate communications together with Dr. Guido Keel, lecturer and media scientist at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, and Google expert Beat Z’graggen. Guido Keel made the statement that “only when the target audience recognises the added value of a social media application is value created for the company as well”. Beat Z’graggen and Roman Probst went on to explain what this recognition signifies in a practical sense.
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You can download the PDF about the role of social media in Corporate Communications here (50MB).