Foremost media and public relations company, BlackHouse Media (BHM), has been awarded the ‘PR Agency of the Year’ 2018, at the recently held Brandcom Festival.
Organised by Brand Communicator — a leading brand and marketing communications magazine, and also the organiser of Women in Marketing and Communications Conference/Awards (WIMCA), the largest gathering of female marketing and communications professionals in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa — the festival was established to recognize and celebrate excellence in Nigeria’s rapidly growing Marketing Communications industry.
Held at the Shell Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos on Friday, May 24th, 2019, the maiden edition of the BrandCommFest had in attendance some of the best and brightest minds in Marketing Communications in Nigeria, cutting across, advertising, digital, media and also some of the biggest brands in Nigeria today.
Commenting on the award, Founder/CEO, BHM, Ayeni Adekunle, while congratulating every staff at BHM, including the agency’s clients, friends, media partners and advisers, dedicated the award to “Everyone who’s in our corner, those about to cross over, and to every one working day and night, making huge sacrifices and strides to help us build a great company.” Acknowledging that the company still had a long journey ahead of it, Ayeni, however, said that he believed BHM was on the right path.
With a vision and mission to provide the best possible corporate and marketing communications to the best brands on earth and becoming Africa’s leading media and public relations agency, BHM has continued to innovate and push the bounds of norm in Public Relations, and this led it to being named the PR Agency of the Year (2017) and Best Agency to Work (2017) by the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Lagos Chapter.
The 12 years old agency has worked with clients in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Milan, Paris, Las Vegas, Ghana, Barcelona, etc. Some of these clients include MTN Nigeria Communications Plc., Nigerian Breweries Plc., Multichoice, Viacom, Kroll, Italian Luxury Company — Alter Ego Project Group and the biggest music awards on the continent MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs). Some other past clients include Moet Hennessy, Interswitch Transnational (Interswitch, Verve and Quickteller), First Bank Plc, Campari, American Honey, Famous Grouse, Skyy Vodka, Other clients include, Viacom, Quilox and The Headies.