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Stefan LepkowskiNewcastle-based PR and marketing consultancy, Karol Marketing, is celebrating after being shortlisted for eight awards in this year’s regional Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards.

The award-winning agency, which has won the CIPR PR Consultancy Team of the Year Award five times, has been shortlisted for Regional Campaign of the Year and Best Event for the launch of authentic Thai restaurant Thaikhun at Intu Metrocentre; Best Corporate and Business Communications Campaign for its work with Norwegian mountaineering clothing brand Bergans of Norway; and Best Event and Best Low Budget Campaign for its work with the Sviluppumbria Umbrian Tourist Board launching The Way of St Francis guide book. It has also been shortlisted for Best Consumer Relations Campaign, Best Low Budget Campaign and Best Media Relations Campaign for its James Bond themed launch of FishSpy; a new underwater camera.

The CIPR PRide Awards recognise the outstanding talents and achievements of public relations practitioners across the UK’s regions and nations. They are the most prestigious and rigorous awards of their kind.

Stefan Lepkowski, Managing Director of Karol Marketing, commented: “We are delighted to have been shortlisted for eight CIPR PRide Awards. It reflects the hard work and creativity of our team and their commitment to delivering award-winning, unbeatable campaigns that drive value for our clients time and time again.”

The news comes during an exciting period of growth for Karol Marketing. Its client base includes businesses operating across the aviation, healthcare, security, chemical and engineering industries. The agency also has a specialist consumer lifestyle and brand PR team that works with leading brands in the UK and Europe.

Karol Marketing is one of the most awarded public relations and marketing agencies in the North East of England. As well as winning the Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ PR

Consultancy Team of the Year Award five times, MD Stefan Lepkowski has been shortlisted five times in the PR Week Power Book, the annual guide to the UK’s most influential PR professionals. Established in 1992, Karol Marketing will next year celebrate its 25th birthday.

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