HONG KONG—Global agencies Edelman, FleishmanHillard, MSLGroup, Ogilvy Public Relations, and Weber Shandwick are finalists for the Asia-Pacific Consultancy of the Year title, which will be announced and presented at the Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards in Hong Kong on 23 September.

Consultancy of the Year awards will also recognize the best firms in specific geographies (Australasia, Greater China, India, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia) and in specific disciplines (Consumer, Corporate & Public Affairs, Digital, Financial, and Technology). In all, 39 firms—from giant multinationals to small local specialists—are nominated across the 12 Agency of the Year categories.

The selections are the result of an exhaustive research process involving more than 75 submissions, calls, and face-to-face meetings with the best PR firms across the region. 

Winners will be announced at the 
Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards in Hong Kong on 23 September. Analysis of all consultancies across geographic and specialist categories can be accessed here.