This special edition honors the most creative and forward-thinking campaigns created by this year’s applicants. We’re excited to recognize the recipients of Ragan’s 2017 Employee Communications Awards. The Ragan Communications staff congratulates all our winners.

Communications

Benefits Communications

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • 2018 Open Enrollment Campaign, Kforce
  • #BHBenefits2018 (Open Enrollment), Bright Horizons
  • Know Your Numbers—ERG conference, FleishmanHillard with AT&T Your Health Matters and Your Money Matters
  • Go Hilton, Hilton
  • Open Enrollment 2017, UL LLC

Honorable Mentions

  • VA Careers Blog, JWT INSIDE with Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
  • Pension Solution Blog, California State Teachers' Retirement System

Executive Communications

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • GoDaddy Story Slams, GoDaddy
  • March Cisco Beat with Allianz, Cisco Systems
  • Inside Sales, Microsoft
  • Defining Principles, PPD
  • Rapid Fire Interviews, CGI

Mobile App

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Virgin Media Digital Transformation Project, Ocasta with Virgin Media
  • Avaya CX Mobile App: Employee and Partner Communities, Avaya
  • Arrow Brand Am, Arrow Electronics with a Vital Few
  • @BlueOvalNow,Ford Motor Company

Honorable Mentions

  • Visual-Communication Facility Enhancements, Honda R&D Americas, Inc.
  • Expanding and Sustaining Arrow’s Brand Internally, Arrow Electronics
  • Made for More Brand & Activation, JWT INSIDE with General Motors
  • Welcome to Oath, Oath
  • Igniting a Workforce: Internal Communication and Launching a Brand, Alight

Use of Social Media

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • #WeAreCisco #LoveWhereYouWork and #MayThe4th Be With You, Cisco
  • Taco Bell Internal Snapchat, Taco Bell

Employee Experience

Corporate Social Responsibility

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Spread the Cheer, AT&T

Honorable Mentions

  • Miami Office Move Campaign, MasterCard

Employee Engagement

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Our Future is Bright, Brighton Health Plan Solutions
  • Yammer Launch, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Bayer in 6: Building on Bayer Employee Pride: Real Stories. Real People, Bayer
  • Roving Reporter Contest, Honeywell
  • Year End Exhibition, Honda R&D Americas, Inc.

Honorable Mentions

  • FGL Sports Ltd., FGL Sports Ltd.

Intranet

Intranet Design

WINNER

Social Intranet

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Yammer Time, Epicor Software Corp.
  • Get Connected * Get Informed * Get Inspired, BlueScope

Value to Employees (Intranet)

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Yammer Launch, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • A New Look for Liberty Mutual Finance, Liberty Mutual
  • Enabling Colleagues to Connect, NBS

Publications

Honorable Mentions

  • 2015-16 Corporate Annual Report, British Columbia Pension Corporation
  • Inspired by Progress. Powered by People, LMI

Article Series

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • People of PYPL, PayPal

Honorable Mentions

  • #LivingProtiviti: Protiviti Houston Rallies to Help UK Family Stranded by Hurricane Harvey, Protiviti

Honorable Mentions

  • Inspired and Inspiring—The Story of an HRA Associate Who Had the Guts to Take on Sparta, Honda R&D Americas, Inc.

Honorable Mentions

  • TN Magazine, Texas Department of Transportation
  • Freight Quarterly, FedEx Freight
  • Novartis Live Employee Magazine, Novartis
  • Novartis Live Employee Magazine June 2017, Novartis

Most Improved Design

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Total Compensation Journal, JWT INSIDE with General Motors
  • NFL Player Benefits Secure Site Redesign, Cloudberry Creative with NFL Player Benefits Office
  • The Scoop 2.0, ASPCA
  • Crossroads Redesign, MUFG

Honorable Mentions

  • S3 Weekly Update, Sutter Health, Sutter Shared Services
  • The Pulse, Spacelabs
  • TOPLINE, NBCUniversal
  • Taco Bell Internal Newsletters, Taco Bell
  • Employee eNews, Renown Health

Honorable Mentions

  • Community Giving Infographic, Tri-State G&T
  • Mastercard Office Move Campaign, MasterCard
  • Safe T. Cat, ArcBest

Video

Honorable Mentions

  • 2016 Operations Holiday Greeting, Rockwell Collins
  • Environmental, Safety & Health FY17—Refresher Training Video, Rockwell Collins
  • Check Out Check-Ins, Genentech

Honorable Mentions

  • Better Because of Bayer—Building on Bayer Employee Pride: Real Stories. Real People, Bayer
  • #innovATTion: Irwin Gerszberg—Project AirGig, AT&T
  • It’s Our Time Video, SAP Latin America and Caribbean
  • Reflections on the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Defining Principles, PPD
  • Tunnel Tango, Con Edison

Honorable Mentions

  • Awilda Bregand Fulfills a Lifelong Dream, University of Southern California
  • Imagine a Job You Love, In a Place You Love, California State Teachers’ Retirement System
  • VA: Make the Difference, JWT INSIDE with Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Representing America in a Career that Matters, JWT INSIDE with U.S. Department of State

Grand Prize

Grand Prize: Employee Communications Campaign of the Year

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Launching  Arconic,  Arconic
  • SAP: Super Awesome People. Our Journey to Becoming an Employer of Choice, SAP Asia Pte Ltd.
  • Breaking Ground: Communicating The New Hulu Experience, Hulu
  • The Network. Intuitive. Launch, Cisco Systems
  • A Vision and Mission for Growth: Frito-Lay Makes Delighting Consumers its Business, Frito-Lay
  • On-Time Performance, JetBlue