NEW YORK — Golin was named overall North American Agency of the Year at last night's virtual SABRE Awards ceremony, after landing Large Agency of the Year honors for the second consecutive year, ahead of BCW, Edelman, FleishmanHillard and Weber Shandwick.

The award recognized Golin's impressive expansion beyond its consumer roots into a collaborative firm of significant breadth and depth, delivering 25% growth in 2021. It also marked the first time that Golin has landed overall Agency of the Year honors in North America. 

Meanwhile WE Communications was named Specialist Agency of the Year after also winning Technology Agency of the Year

Agencies of the Year:
Large Agency of the Year: Golin
Midsize Agency of the Year: Finn Partners
Small Agency of the Year: Praytell
Boutique Agency of the Year: Clyde Group
Canadian Agency of the Year: Argyle

New Agency of the Year: Bryson Gillette

Specialist Agencies of the Year:
Consumer Agency of the Year: Hunter
Corporate/Financial Agency of the Year: Finsbury Glover Hering

Creative Agency of the Year: M Booth
Digital Agency of the Year: Day One Agency
Healthcare Agency of the Year: Real Chemistry 
Public Affairs Agency of the Year: Bully Pulpit Interactive

Technology Agency of the Year: WE Communications
The 2022 North America PR Agencies of the Year are the result of an exhaustive research process involving more than 150 submissions and 50 virtual meetings with the best PR firms across the US and Canada. Analysis of each of the 61 finalists across 13 categories can be accessed here.

Winners were unveiled at last night's 2022 North American SABRE Awards, which returned in person to Cipriani for the first time in three years.