Trailblazing and global award-winning communications agency COMCO Southeast Asia has accomplished yet another milestone after winning 3 Top Awards and 30 metals from the prestigious 19th Philippine Quill Awards organized by the International Association of Business Communicators’ (IABC) Philippines.

COMCO SEA - Quill Awards 2022

For the much-coveted Communication Management and COVID Communications categories, COMCO Southeast Asia bagged both Top Awards for its landmark initiative “Dear Survivor: The COMCO Southeast Asia Write to Ignite Blogging Project Season 2” besting over 800 entries nationwide. The “Write to Ignite Blogging Project” is an initiative of ComCo Southeast Asia championing the triumph of the human spirit through inspiring stories during these challenging times. “Dear Survivor: The COMCO Southeast Asia Write to Ignite Blogging Project Season 2” was co-presented by Eastern Communications and Jobstreet, sponsored by AirAsia and Xiaomi, and supported by Teleperformance. Beneficiaries of the program include Gawad Kalinga, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Save the Children, World Vision, and WWF.

 

Moreover, the “Camp COMCO House Wars: The Force of Learning in New PR and Smart Social”, COMCO Southeast Asia’s award-winning intensive and comprehensive talent incubation initiative, industry linkage course and apprenticeship program, also won a nomination for the Top Award in Communication Training and Education, alongside Awards of Excellence for Communication Training and Education and Communication Management – Internal Communications. Camp COMCO House Wars has partnered with various brands and organizations such as Unilab Foundation, Starbucks, FWD Insurance, Theo & Philo artisan chocolates, CARA Welfare Philippines, and ABS-CBN among others, to deliver this landmark initiative. Camp COMCO Mentorship Program started with its first cycle in 2016 and continuously growing as it reaches its 18th Cycle this year, with over 100 graduates in a span of 6 years.

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Moreover, the “Camp COMCO House Wars: The Force of Learning in New PR and Smart Social”, COMCO Southeast Asia’s award-winning intensive and comprehensive talent incubation initiative, industry linkage course and apprenticeship program, also won a nomination for the Top Award in Communication Training and Education, alongside Awards of Excellence for Communication Training and Education and Communication Management – Internal Communications. Camp COMCO House Wars has partnered with various brands and organizations such as Unilab Foundation, Starbucks, FWD Insurance, Theo & Philo artisan chocolates, CARA Welfare Philippines, and ABS-CBN among others, to deliver this landmark initiative. Camp COMCO Mentorship Program started with its first cycle in 2016 and continuously growing as it reaches its 18th Cycle this year, with over 100 graduates in a span of 6 years.

COMCO SEA - Quill Awards 2022

In total, COMCO Southeast Asia won an overwhelming number of 30 Quill Excellence and Merit Awards together with its partner brands in various industries and sectors such as JobStreet, Teleperformance, Lamoiyan Corporation’s Licealiz, Defensil, Unilab Foundation, and World Vision, as well as SEA Wave magazine, which made them the Agency of the Year 2nd Runner-up.

COMCO SEA - Quill Awards 2022

Below are the full list of awards won by COMCO Southeast Asia at this year’s Philippine Quill Awards.

TOP AWARDS

  • Agency of the Year – 2nd Runner-up
  • Top Award for Communication Management – Dear Survivor: The COMCO Southeast Asia Write to Ignite Blogging Project Season 2
  • Top Award for COVID Communications – Dear Survivor: The COMCO Southeast Asia Write to Ignite Blogging Project Season 2
  • Top Award in Communication Training and Education (Nominee) – Camp COMCO House Wars: The Force of Learning in New PR and Smart Social

EXCELLENCE AWARDS

  • Camp COMCO House Wars – The Force of Learning in New PR and Smart Social (Category 1: Internal Communication)
  • Igniting the Alumni Culture – The Camp COMCO Alumni Society (Category 1: Internal Communication)
  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: Fearless 2021- Navigating the Now Normal with Eastern Communications (Category 7: Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication)
  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: Dear Survivor: The COMCO Southeast Asia Write to Ignite Blogging Project Season 2 (Category 9: Media Relations)
  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: Dear Survivor: The COMCO Southeast Asia Write to Ignite Blogging Project Season 2 (Category 15: Corporate Social Responsibility)
  • COVIDCOMMS2021: Pagsulong ng Pamilyang Pilipino sa Panahon ng Pagbabago: The First-Ever Filipino Family WellBeing Virtual Conference (Category 15: Corporate Social Responsibility)
  • Camp COMCO House Wars – The Force of Learning in New PR and Smart Social (Category 19: Communication Training and Education)
  • Igniting Social Good: The COMCO Southeast Asia and World Vision Cause Marketing for Good Initiative (Category 19: Communication Training and Education)
  • Dear Survivor: The COMCO Southeast Asia Write to Ignite Blogging Project Season 2 (Category 21: Digital Communication/Communication for the Web)
  • Pagsulong ng Pamilyang Pilipino sa Panahon ng Pagbabago: The Filipino Family WellBeing Virtual Conference Toolkit (Category 24: Publications)

MERIT AWARDS

  • Celebrating the Alumni Culture – The Camp COMCO Alumni Society Unity Games (Category 1: Internal Communication)
  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: Stronger Together – Eastern Communications COVID-19 Task Force (Category 1: Internal Communication)
  • Blazing Sapphire: The COMCO Southeast Asia Year-Long 5th Anniversary Celebration (Category 7: Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication)
  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: Dear Survivor: The COMCO Southeast Asia Write to Ignite Blogging Project Season 2 (Category 7: Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication)
  • Meaningful Storytelling: The COMCO Southeast Asia Brand Evolution (Category 7: Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication)
  • COVIDCOMMS2021: Protection That is Real – The Defensil Be Safe Now Campaign (Category 7: Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication)
  • Going Hyperlocal: JobStreet’s Microsite Launch (Category 7: Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication)
  • Strong Connection Within Reach: Eastern Communications’ Via Eastern Expansion Campaign (Category 7: Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication)
  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: E-Huddle Series and Transcendence Summit – Championing Digital Transformation amid the Pandemic (Category 8: Customer Relations)
  • Strong Connection Within Reach: Eastern Communications’ Via Eastern Expansion Campaign (Category 8: Customer Relations)
  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: Boosting the Job Market through JobStreet’s Government Virtual Career Fairs (Category 11: Government Relations and Public Affairs)
  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: Igniting Social Good: The COMCO Southeast Asia and World Vision Cause Marketing for Good Initiative (Category 15: Corporate Social Responsibility)
  • COVIDCOMMS2021: One Voice for Children – The World Vision Virtual Fundraising Concert (Category 16: Non-Profit Campaigns)
  • Blazing Sapphire Main Event – The Culmination of COMCO Southeast Asia Blazing Sapphire Year-Long 5th Anniversary Celebration (Category 20: Special And Experiential Events)
  • One Voice for Children – The World Vision Virtual Fundraising Concert (Category 20: Special And Experiential Events)
  • Championing High Touch – Eastern Communications’ Blink and Our Strong Tomorrow Thanksgiving Night (Category 20: Special And Experiential Events)
  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: Dear Survivor: The COMCO Southeast Asia Write to Ignite Blogging Project Season 2 (Category 23: Social Media)
  • Licealiz Kilusang Kontra Kuto Year 5: The #NoMoreLice Social Media Campaign (Category 23: Social Media)
  • Igniting Southeast Asia’s Pop Culture – The SEA Wave Digital Magazine (Category 24: Publications)
  • Igniting Southeast Asia’s Pop Culture – The SEA Wave Digital Magazine (Category 25: Writing)

Since its creation in 2016, COMCO Southeast Asia has already won a total of 137 awards and citations from various local and international award-giving bodies such as IABC Quill Awards, MarCom Awards in USA, Mumbrella Awards, Marketing Event Awards, Spikes Asia, Anvil Awards, Kidlat, ARAW Advertising Values Awards, The Filipino Times Awards in UAE, ASEAN PR Excellence Awards, Marketing Interactive Asia’s PR Awards Asia-Pacific, PRCA APAC (Public Relations and Communications Association Asia-Pacific) Awards, CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations) Excellence Awards in the United Kingdom, Campaign Asia Pacific’s PR Awards Asia in Hong Kong, The Gold Standard Awards, APAC Tambuli Awards, and Stevie Awards.

“Together with our client partners, our mission is to continue igniting social change with real and impactful campaigns. While our main goal for the programs we create and implement is to touch lives and make a difference, we are truly grateful that our authentic projects have been recognized with awards from reputable organizations like the IABC and this just inspires us to continue with our mission of #MeaningfulStorytelling,” said COMCO Southeast Asia’s Regional Integration and Chief Executive Director Ferdinand L. Bondoy.

The Quill Awards is organized by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), and it is one of the world’s most prestigious awards programs in the field of business communication. For two decades, the Quill Awards have only been bestowed to the most reputable organizations and corporations in the Philippines that are making a difference in business and society. To win a Philippine Quill means being recognized as achieving the highest Global Standard for business communication practices.

To know more about COMCO Southeast Asia, visit comcosea.com. Follow them on social media: facebook.com/comco.southeastasia on Facebook, linkedin.com/company/comcosea, and @comco_sea on both Instagram and Twitter.

 

About COMCO Southeast Asia

COMCO Southeast Asia, based in the Philippines and with affiliate network presence in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia, is a powerhouse and global award-winning integrated communications agency. With the unique brand of Meaningful Storytelling, the Agency has done groundbreaking works for more than 90 local, regional, and international brands including reputable development and humanitarian organizations. COMCO SEA has been awarded twice as Agency of the Year 2nd Runner-up at the IABC Quill Awards; Agency of the Year – Silver Award at the ASEAN PR Excellence Awards; Finalist for Boutique PR Consultancy of the Year at Campaign Asia Pacific’s PR Awards Asia, PRCA APAC Awards, Marketing Interactive’s PR Awards Asia-Pacific, and the global CIPR Excellence Awards; and 137 metals from various local and international award-giving bodies.

COMCO Southeast Asia is part of the COMCO Mundo League of Enterprises.