Brooks and Blake, Nigeria’s top PR and Perception management outfit has once again cliched the coveted title of Best PR Agency of the year award at the 7th Marketing World Awards held at the Kempinski Ambassador Hotel Accra, Ghana. The Awards organised by Instinct Wave media recognizes outstanding personalities and organisations in the marketing communication industry in Nigeria and West Africa. Winning the 7th edition also meant the agency had won the awards four consecutive times in the last editions.
Speaking at the awards, Group Executive Publisher, Marketing World Magazine Mr. Akin Naphtal commended all nominees at the awards and promised to continue to beam the searchlight of the awards on excellence in the marketing communication field.
According to Naphtal, the Marketing World Award is an annual event held to celebrate and reward organisation and individuals that have delivered superior product values to the market and exhibited excellence in upholding concrete marketing strategies. He went on to stress that the 2017 edition of the awards out to identify and reward professionalism, diligence, consistency and innovation across West Africa. Speaking further, he explained the process of selection for the awards stating that professionals and veterans who have developed certain indices as criteria for selection as obtainable across the world.
In his reaction, the Principal Partner, Brooks and Blake Nigeria Limited, Mr. Sola Fijabi said his organisation feels honored to have won the award for the fourth time in a row.
“Winning the Marketing World Award for four consecutive years is quite heartwarming. We thank all our clients who believe in us. We have been able to come this far because we are working for them. Our promise is to continue being the company we are, creating new frontiers for excellence in the industry, collaborating with our colleagues to make the industry the pride of everyone, which will in turn continue to engender respect for the profession and the value it brings to the marketing communication practice” said Fijabi.
Some of the clients of Brooks and Blake include multinational companies like MTN Nigeria, GlaxoSmithkline Consumer and Pharmaceuticals Nigeria Plc, Unilever Nigeria Plc, and Suntory Food and Beverages.
Also speaking on the recognition, the Executive Director, Brooks and Blake, Taiwo Ogunwumi, reiterated the firm’s commitment to maintain its exceptional delivery of service to its clients as a way to uphold the tenets of the award.
“Winning consecutively for four years validates the fact that devotion and immense commitment to the clients’ needs with a clearly defined vision has its incentives. We are delighted with this experience as it indicates that we have been doing our job right and contributing our own little quota to promote the healthy growth of the marketing industry. We dedicate this award to the Brooks and Blake family and all our clients. We are thankful for the trust they put in us and it is because of them that we are constantly recognized for scaling the heights and adding value.” Ogunwumi said.
A point to note is that Brooks and Blake earlier this year also clinched the Marketing Edge Award for the 2017 PR Agency of the year.
Present in Accra to receive the award were Group Head, Client Service, Brooks and Blake, Onyejiaku Goodness and Regina Whenu an associate consultant.