During a year that presented incredible challenges to the Communications profession in the pandemic, as an agile and independent agency, W7Worldwide were able to adapt quickly to create pioneering and impactful campaigns for their clients. The multiple award wins are testament to the agency’s growing prominence and success in establishing its leading position as a home-grown communications agency of international standard with global outreach.
“We have had our most important year yet with 5 prestigious global and regional Communications Industry award wins, 55 nominations, and 3 recommendations in total.” says Abdulrahman Inayat, Co-Founder and Director of W7Worldwide. “We founded W7Worldwide to create a local agency that brings some much needed disruption to the PR and Communications sector in the region. Attaining such high level regional and global industry recognition is an important milestone in realising our vision of being the go-to local agency for global and international brands wishing to establish a foothold in the region.”
W7Worldwide’s win of the PRCA MENA 2021 ‘International Campaign Award’ for their ‘Communicating through Covid-19 Resource Centre’, with a series of expert best practice guides to help businesses communicate through the pandemic, acknowledges the agency’s global credentials and outreach. The team was also highly commended by PRCA MENA in the ‘Best PR Campaign – B2B’ and ‘Best Communications Campaign’ categories. Battling it out against 80 of the region’s leading agencies in the MEPRA Awards 2020, W7Worldwide stood out as the only independent agency that was shortlisted in 17 categories and to scoop up the ‘Best Energy & Natural Resources Campaign’ and ‘Best Media Campaign Awards’.
Competing against 80 leading international agencies, W7Worldwide took away the ICCO ‘Best Technology Award’. The ICCO 2020 Awards included finalists from countries all over the world, including Austria, Argentina, France, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, the UK, the UAE, and the US. As the only Saudi and GCC agency to be nominated in 7 categories and ultimately win the prestigious ‘Best Technology Award’, W7Worldwide are now firmly established on the global stage alongside multi-national and major agency players.
To show-case the agency’s creativity and digital skills, W7Worldwide participated in the PRCA MENA Digital 2020 Awards, to be shortlisted in 7 categories and winning the ‘Best Use of Video’ Award. W7Worldwide’s award winning ‘Best Use of Video Campaign’ featured Bupa Arabia’s ‘Helping Underprivileged Families and Orphans’ CSR efforts and positive impact.