CHICAGO— ICF Next and Ketchum dominate  the shortlist for the 2020 Innovation SABRE Awards — North America, which will be presented at the Langham Hotel in Chicago on February 12. 

ICF Next, formerly Olson Engage, leads the pack with 21 nods across several categories. Meanwhile, Ketchum follows closely with 20 nominations in this year's awards. Other agencies with multiple finalists in the competition include: Weber Shandwick and Courageous Studios, both with 12 nominations; M&C Saatchi (9), W2O Group (8), Day One (8); The Hoffman Agency (6); Carmichael Lynch Relate (5) and Rogers & Cowan (5). The Innovator of the Year — Business Leader and Innovator of the Year — Brand will be announced separately ahead of the award ceremony.

The winners will be announced at the Innovation SABRE Awards — North America ceremony on February 12 at the Langham Hotel in Chicago. Tickets for awards gala are available now, in addition to tickets to PRovoke North America 2020, the action-packed summit that will take place during the day before the awards. Tickets are available here.

A complete list of the finalists can be found here.