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Recognising Creativity

PANI (Publicity Association of Northern Ireland) was established in 1958 and is one of the longest running marketing and communications associations in the UK.

PANI continues to grow in membership numbers in Northern Ireland. Our aim is to provide a vibrant forum where those in our industry can meet to share information and experiences, network and build partnerships across the industry whilst continuing to promote and celebrate excellence.

The PANI Awards are a cornerstone of the PANI association and are always an eagerly anticipated date in the advertising calendar. Our awards offer our industry members, suppliers and colleagues, the opportunity to celebrate the best creativity across Northern Ireland and to showcase outstanding achievement on a national stage. These are creative awards and they will celebrate the creativity of our industry professionals.

This year, the 14th PANI Awards will present Gold, Silver and Bronze awards in the prestigious surroundings of the Culloden Hotel. We look forward to receiving a superb calibre of entries across all categories and to hearing about all the winners on our Gala Night on Thursday 19th October. 2017

Good luck to all entrants.

PANI Welcome Addresses

Welcome to the Fourteenth PANI Awards

“As we celebrate excellence it is fitting that our Awards theme features some of the greatest icons of the advertising industry. From Saatchi to Ogilvy these ‘greats’ have led the way and set standards to which we can all aspire. I would contend that there are already numerous local campaigns to rival those on the international stage and as Chair of these Awards I will be very proud to showcase them at our gala event in October.”

“This year’s awards are kindly sponsored by Channel 4, Independent News and Media, Mirror Media, The Irish News, Clear Channel, Exterion Media, JCDecaux, Q Radio, Bauer Media Cool FM, Downtown Radio, DTR Country, U105, Alexander Boyd Displays, Ulster Tatler Group and UTV. . I am most grateful to all the category sponsors for enabling us to deliver these Awards and for their ongoing support to PANI. It is now over to our local creative industry to seize this opportunity to have their work recognised and applauded.”

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PANI Awards Chair

“Our key aim at PANI is to promote excellence across all elements of the publicity, marketing and the wider media industries. By doing this collectively we are continually raising the bar and improving the quality of the creative community The PANI Awards are an excellent way of celebrating and rewarding the resultant achievements in all areas of production and creativity and we would urge our colleagues across Northern Ireland to submit their inventive and successful campaigns.”

The judging panel, chaired by Billy Mawhinney, Creative Director WJPM, London, will comprise another ten highly experienced and eminent advertising executives from throughout the UK and Ireland.



PANI Chair

PANI are most grateful to all of this year’s category sponsors and associate sponsors.
For enabling PANI to deliver these Awards and for their ongoing support of PANI.

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