The UK’s leading live events company, NEC Group, has scooped the award for ‘In-house Team of the Year’ at the annual PRCA Midlands Dare Awards 2023.
The NEC Group PR and Communications team is responsible for the reputation and strategic communications activity for the UK’s leading live events company, which owns and operates NEC Birmingham, ICC Birmingham, Vox Conference Venue, Uitlita Arena Birmingham and Resorts World Arena.
It also operates service brands; national ticketing agency, The Ticket Factory; Amadeus catering and Amplify hospitality. The publicity and reputation management for all these brands is managed by four individuals, each playing an active role in delivering the business strategy.
The NEC Group were shortlisted alongside The British Horse Society, Water Plus and the West Midlands Growth Company, with the glittering awards ceremony taking place at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens on Tuesday 4 July.
The team were awarded ‘In-house Team of the Year’ as a result of the successful execution of supporting PR activity in a fast-paced post-pandemic environment, including Concert for Ukraine, Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, Wireless Festival and the Conservative Party Conference.
Becky Humphries, NEC Group Head of PR and Communications said: "I am immensely proud of my exceptional team in achieving this well-deserved recognition from our professional body. We always aim to deliver the best quality output on behalf of the NEC Group brands, to drive our reputation as an industry-leader, generate maximum impact and give a voice to our expert teams. I look forward to what we can achieve in the coming year and beyond.”
Bron Eames FCIPR MPRCA, Chair of PRCA Midlands said: "It is with great pleasure to present the NEC Group with the award of In-house Team of the Year. They have consistently demonstrated outstanding professionalism, expertise, and remarkable achievements in the last 12 months.
Their unwavering commitment to excellence, innovative thinking, and unparalleled collaboration has set them apart as a shining example in their field. On behalf of the PRCA, we share our congratulations to the team for their outstanding contributions and for inspiring us all with their exceptional work."
For more information, please visit www.necgroup.co.uk.