MARCO, the most awarded independent communication consultancy based in Europe, has achieved another milestone: winning two golds, one silver and one bronze award at the 2020/2021 MERCURY Awards across a range of brand awareness and writing categories.
These awards are in recognition of the agencies work with their esteemed clients Audible Spain and the Union for the Mediterranean. For their work on the Audible Spain launch, Audible Spain and MARCO won two gold awards in the categories of Promotion/Marketing: Awareness Campaigns and Campaigns – Corporate/Commercial: Brand Awareness, as well as a silver award in the category Special Events: Brand Awareness/Recognition.
Juan Baixeras, Audible’s Country Manager for Spain, said: “We would like to congratulate MARCO for these awards. At Audible Spain we are very pleased to have trusted MARCO for the development of our PR launch campaign. We have worked hand in hand very intensely for more than 16 months to finally achieve an important recognition in the brand awarEness thanks among other things to the intense PR work of MARCO. For Audible Spain it was essential to position ourselves in the market as a premium audio entertainment service with high level productions made by the hand of the Spanish creative community, and the warm reception of the market to our launch demonstrates the success of MARCO’s work”.
Rounding out an incredible achievement, the Union for the Mediterranean and MARCO were also delighted to win a bronze award for their 2019 Annual Report in the Writing: Annual Report: Writing category.
The Euro-Mediterranean region is at the forefront of many pressing challenges such as climate change, gender inequality or youth unemployment. In this context, the UfM promotes common regional responses in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Annual Report of the organization was written and designed with the aim to reflect how UfM cooperation projects and activities contribute to the achievement of these global Sustainable Development Goals.
MARCO is a leading independent global communication consultancy with over 150 consultants in 11 offices on 4 continents. MARCO was recognised last year as the Southern European Agency of the Year by the SABRE Awards. The agency specialises in brand and reputation management and is a global leader in Country Brand Building, sustainability issues and fighting climate emergency.
Didier Lagae, MARCO CEO and Founder, stated: “Recognition from the Global Mercury Awards for our brand building work for Amazon group company Audible, with twice gold and once silver, underscores MARCO’s ability to successfully create new streaming categories. We did the same before with Netflix, as we also created the category of online dating way back with Match.com, and we trust we will keep doing it with other innovative brands and companies in the future. We are also very pleased with Mercury’s recognition for our work for the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), one of our tier one institutional clients in Europe and Africa. A huge thank you to our respective clients for first rate teamwork as it takes two to tango!”