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Communication and PR Awards 2014 Summer Party

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The Annual Wren Talk 2014

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IBP Programme 2014
In development.


IBP Communication & PR Awards
Entry details announced
Entries submitted by: Friday 11th April
Shortlisted interviews: 15th - 19th May at The Building Centre*
Awards Ceremony/Summer Party: Thursday 26th June


IBP Futures Group
Chaired by: Claer Barrett, Deputy UK News Editor, Financial Times
Hosted by: Edelman
Time/Venue: 6.30pm
Location: Southside, 105 Victoria Street, SW1E 6QT


IBP Face-to-Face for 10 Minutes
Subject: 10 minute slots with editors and journalists
Hosted by: The Building Centre*
Time/Venue: 26 Store Street WC1E 7BT - 18.00 to 20.00 hours
Programme in development


IBP Summer Party
Presentation: Communication & PR Awards
Venue: tbc
Programme in development


IBP Virtual AGM


Call for Entries: IBP Annual National Journalism Awards
Awards close Friday 5 September
Awards Judging: Monday 6 October
Venue: The Building Centre*


Futures Group
Hosted by:


The Annual Strategic Land Debate
Subject: TBA
Hosted by: Hogan Lovells
Venue: Atlantic House, Holborn Viaduct, EC1A 2FG
Programme: TBA
Speakers: TBA
Chair: TBA
Programme in development


IBP Annual National Journalism Awards Dinner
Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, Park Lane
Guest Speaker & Awards Presented by: TBA
Hosted by: TBA
Programme in development


Communications Industry Carol Service
Time: 6.30 to 7.30 PM
Venue: St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London EC4
Reception: 7.30PM onwards
Programme in development

*Subject to confirmation

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IBP President’s Message

Being a journalist or communications professional within the built environment is a great privilege.

We get to visit, research, write about and understand some of the greatest projects, architecture, buildings, homes and infrastructure.

These can be awesome, inspiring, beautiful, innovative, sustainable, cleverly financed or all of the above.

But all built environment projects have one thing in common: they are all about people. Every project is conceived of by someone, designed by someone, built by someone, financed by someone, used or lived in by someone.

Of course, journalism and communications are all about people too.

The IBP is a unique forum that brings these two elements together. Being a member is the best way to build relationships with everyone that matters within the industry you work and the sector about which you write – whatever stage you are in your career.

The benefits are felt in all directions – those new to the sector have unrivalled access to colleagues who can help them develop their careers, while existing members love the fresh ideas that new joiners bring to the organisation, and to journalism and PR as a whole.

The programme of IBP member events is designed with these mutual benefits in mind – they are fantastic networking opportunities.

The two annual IBP awards – one for journalism and one for communications and PR – are unique in providing opportunities for you to showcase your best work to judges who really understand the sector you are working in. Award winners feel tangible career benefits too.

Having worked in and around built environment journalism for the majority of my career, I am honoured to become president of the IBP and would like to thank all members and the board who have made me feel so welcome in my new role.

In return, I extend the warmth and the welcome to all current and potential members of the IBP. I look forward to seeing you all at our events, chatting on Twitter and sharing ideas about how, together, we can take our industry forward.

Rebecca Evans
Construction News


Latest News from IBP


IBP Awards Bulletin 2013

Full results and information about the IBP Communication and PR Awards winners 2013


A year's networking in one evening

IBP's Face to Face event at The Building Centre proved a spectacular success, with a number of In house and consultant PR's enjoying unique access to some of the most influential editors and journalists in the sector.


IBP www Meeting

Discussed the changing role of journalism in a multi-media world...


IBP Communication and
PR Awards Nominations

Integrated Campaign of the Year

Entry by: London Communications Agency
Kings Cross Street Naming Competition

Entry by: Environment Agency/Team Van Oord
Medmerry Managed Realignment

Entry by: Acceleris
A military operation to win planning consent

Best Business Communications Campaign of the Year

Entry by: Four Communications
A Royal Editor

Entry by: London Communications Agency
Kings Cross - Creating a Destination

Entry by: Camargue Group
Rebuilding Britain

Entry by: Caro Communications
London's Growing Up! NLA tall buildings

In House Communications Team of the Year

Entry by: Crossrail
Moving London Forward

Entry by: EC Harris
Letting our people do the talking

Entry by: WSP Group
Waking the Sleeping Giant

Entry by Colliers International
Re: Colliers International

PR Consultancy Team of the Year

Entry by: London Communications Agency
Growth and focus

Entry by: Camargue Group
Camargue PR

Young Communicator of the Year

Kathryn Reucroft
Four Communications

Ollie Pratt
FTI Consulting