Hill + Knowlton Strategies Kenya, has been feted by Sabre Awards Africa for the Gillette Nyoa-Ki-Pro campaign. The campaign emerged the winner in the Fashion and Beauty category. The same campaign also received a Certificate of Excellence under the Gold Sabre Awards for Public Relations Campaigns category.
The campaign aimed at conducting consumer education on the correct ways of facial and body shaving. This campaign brought together 2,975 people of the target audience at the Kenyatta University for the consumer education exercise. This was also an attempt to bring together the highest number of people ever recorded in the world, shaving at the same time, in a single location.
“We are always looking into innovative ways that impact positively on our clients in a way that brings their products and services closer to the consumer,” said Solomon Mahinda, Managing Director of Hill + Knowlton Strategies Kenya, a global Public Relations and integrated communications agency which is part of WPP Scangroup. “We are pleased that our research backed and targeted communications strategy development approach can yield real and measurable results for our clients,” he added.
Gillette is a brand of men’s and women’s safety razors and other personal care products including shaving supplies, owned by the multi-national corporation Procter & Gamble, (P&G).
Hill + Knowlton Strategies was named the Best PR Agency in 2017 by the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) during their annual awards. The agency is a boutique PR agency headquartered in New York City, with offices in nearly 50 countries in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Sabre Awards Africa recognizes superior achievement in branding reputation and engagement. The awards ceremony will be held in Gaborone, Botswana on May 10th 2018 as part of the Africa Public Relations Association’s annual conference.