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Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board Announces Annual Award Winners
23 May, 2017


The Society for New Communications Research (SNCR) of The Conference Board (SNCR)—a 501(c)(3) research and education institution dedicated to the advanced study of how new and emerging communications tools and technologies (such as digital, social media, and mobile) are affecting business, media, health, law, culture, and society—announced the winners of the 2017 SNCR Excellence in New Communications Awards at an awards ceremony preceding The Conference Board’s 22nd Annual Corporate Communications Conference in New York. 

The SNCR Excellence in New Communications Awards program honors individuals and organizations for the exemplary use of digital, mobile and social media. Awards were granted in six divisions: Corporate, Government, Nonprofit/NGO, Media, Technology and Academic, and in five categories. The top winners include:

Communications, Communities and Collaboration

Corporate Division

Winner: Cisco

Honorable Mention: FedEx Services

Nonprofit Division

Winner: ICMA

Digital and Social Media for Social Good

Corporate Division

Winner: Consolidated Edison

Government Division

Winner: Office of the Attorney General

Nonprofit Division

Winner: Mayo Clinic

Innovation in Digital Experience

Corporate Division

Winner: MetLife

Mobile Experience

Corporate Division

Winner: PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies

Storytelling

Corporate Division

Winner: UTC

Honorable Mention: Texas Instruments

Nonprofit Division

Winner: The Asia Foundation

In its 12-year history, SNCR has honored over 300 organizations and individuals through this prestigious awards program. All the winning case studies are available to members of The Conference Board at www.conferenceboard.org/sncr.

These prestigious awards honor the work of corporations, governmental organizations, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, media outlets and individuals who are innovating the use of social media, ICT, mobile media, and collaborative technologies in the areas of business, media, and professional communications, including advertising, marketing, public relations, corporate communications, and CRM, as well as entertainment, education, politics, and social initiatives.

About the Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board

Founded in 2005, SNCR is a research and education institution dedicated to the advanced study of how new and emerging communications tools and technologies (such as digital, social media, and mobile) are affecting business, media, health, law, culture, and society. In February 2016, SNCR announced that it would join The Conference Board as part of the larger organization. www.conferenceboard.org/sncr

About the Conference Board
The Conference Board is a global, independent business membership and research association working in the public interest. Our mission is unique: To provide the world's leading organizations with the practical knowledge they need to improve their performance and better serve society. The Conference Board is a non-advocacy, not-for-profit entity holding 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt status in the United States. www.conference-board.org

For further information contact:

Carol Courter
1 212 339 0232
carol.courter@conference-board.org

Jonathan Liu
1 212 339 0257
Jonathan.liu@conference-board.org

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