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Umpf is an agency that produces brilliant, clever, creative PR and social media campaigns.  Campaigns that deliver, not just the wow, but measurable business outcomes

And it’s not just our clients who think so, here’s some of our industry accolades, including in 2015 alone, five agency of the year awards:

1. Outstanding PR Consultancy of the Year  2. Social Media Agency of the Year  3. UK’s Best Small Social Media Agency  4. Integrated PR Agency of the Year  5. Best Small Marketing Agency of the Year


May 2018

Our campaign to re-design and re-launch Trinity Leeds’ gift cards picked up a retail Purple Apple Marketing Award  in the Strategic Marketing Campaign category.  Judges said: “The redesign showed flair and creativity, whilst tapping into localisms to make the proposition more personal.”

April 2018

For the fourth consecutive year, Umpf picked up the award for Integrated Agency of the Year.  In addition, our ‘up yours i quit” campaign for won Best PR Stunt of the Year.

November 2017

Umpf landed another three awards at the 2017 CIPR PRide awards: a Gold and Silver in the category for Regional PR Campaign of the Year, plus a second Gold for best Public Sector PR Campaign.

May 2017

We are delighted that our work with Park Inn by Radisson was a winner at the European Excellence Awards in Public Affairs.  The INNovation Room campaign, which aimed to improve the guest experience through innovation, won the Travel & Tourism category at a ceremony in Brussels.

March 2017

It was a hat-trick for Umpf in March 2017 at the PR Moment Awards, when we scooped Gold for Integrated PR Agency of the Year for the third consecutive year.  We also took home Silver in the Best Use of Content category for our Trinity Leeds Real Deal campaign.

March 2016

Umpf was the most awarded agency at the PR Moment Awards, taking home four accolades: Integrated PR Agency of the Year 2016; Social Media Campaign of the Year; Most Innovative Use of Digital & Social Media; Low Budget Campaign of the Year

March 2016

Our ‘E-scapes’ campaign for Park Inn by Radisson won Most Innovative Marketing Campaign of the Year at the 2016 national Travel Marketing Awards in London.

November 2015

Umpf scooped three awards at the 2015 CIPR PRide awards, including the top award of the night: Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy.  It also landed Gold for Consumer PR Campaign of the Year and Silver for Best Social Media Campaign.

October 2015

It was three trophies at the Northern Marketing Awards in Manchester: Best Small Agency; Best Tourism & Leisure Campaign; Best Social Media Campaign.

October 2015

Umpf picked up its second Social Media Agency of the Year award in 2015 at the UK Social Media Communications Awards in London.  Umpf was named the Best Small Social Media Agency in the UK.

April 2015

Umpf was a finalist in the Innovation category at the national Chartered Institute of Marketing Excellence Awards held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. The CIM’s Professional Marketing Standards recognise ‘creativity, originality demonstrable results’.

April 2015

Our work for East Coast (now Virgin Trains East Coast) won Best Overall Use of Social Media at the inaugural Social Travel Britain Awards, which honour the top social and digital marketeers in tourism in Britain. Judges said our campaigns were “innovative” and “ground-breaking”.

March 2015

Umpf was crowned Social Media Agency of the year and Integrated PR Agency of the Year, as well as picking up Best Use of Evaluation at the PR Moment Awards in Manchester.

January 2015

Umpf landed two gongs at the Northern Digital Awards: Best Sports Digital Marketing Campaign and Best Low Budget Campaign.

November 2014

Three awards (two Gold, 1 Silver) for Umpf at the CIPR PRide awards – Best Use of Media Relations for our Bupa Winter Wellness campaign; and Best Use of Social Media for Belling/BBC Good Food Show (Gold); and East Coast Trains (Silver).

October 2014

Another social media award for Umpf.  This time it’s Best Use of Research and Evaluation at the UK Social Media Communications Awards.

July 2014

Our Sports Social Media Index campaign won the Most Innovative Product award from Corp Comms Magazine at their annual Digi Awards held at the Museum of London.

June 2014

Umpf scooped the Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year at the 2014 Chartered Institute of Marketing Northern Conference and Awards for our multi-award-winning Sports Social Media Index campaign.

June 2014

Shortlisted alongside agencies and brands from Beijing, Chengdu, New York, Hong Kong, Umpf won three international awards – a Gold, Silver and Bronze – at the 2014 AMECs (the international Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication) in Amsterdam.

June 2013

Umpf was one of just three agencies listed in PR Week’s ‘On Our Radar’ section in the magazine’s 2013 Top 150 PR Agency League Table

June 2013

Umpf is named amoung the Top 50 PR agencies in the North of England by Prolific North. The agency was ranked 29th in the independently-published league table.

June 2013

Umpf was a double Finalist in the national CIPR Excellence Awards 2013. Following up our success in 2012 (winner of Best Social Media Camapign), we were Finalists in the best Consumer Relations Campaign category, as well as Outstanding Small Consultancy.

March 2013

Our iPhone and android app for client GLORIOUS! Foods won Consumer App of the Year at the Insider Yorkshire Digital & Technology Awards 2013, which reward the very best in innovation. Our Flavour Map app has been described as the TripAdvisor for ingredients and taste. Judges said: “This is truly an example of a brand transcending its market and emerged as a clear winner in this category.”

November 2012

Umpf was the “big winner” at the 2012 CIPR PRide Awards, landing five Golds and one silver. CIPR judges said: “This is a really impressive agency that not only thinks, but acts, big. Impressive results, creative campaigns, clear mission, values and strategy demonstrate that umpf is trailblazing ahead of its peers.”

May 2012

The CIPR Excellence Awards are widely regarded as the most credible in the PR profession, handed out by the profession’s trade body, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. The 2012 event, held at the Hilton Park Lane, celebrated the best of the best from PR agencies across the UK. Umpf won:

January 2012

The Drum magazine’s ‘New Year’s Honours’ list was unveiled on the 5th January 2012. It lists the agencies, by region, which have ‘consistently produced top notch creative work and whose trophy cabinets are fit to burst’. In the Yorkshire region Umpf was awarded:

December 2011

The Social Buzz social media awards were held at Wembley Stadium on 1 December 2011, Umpf won:

Social Media Team of the Year – CommendationSocial Buzz. Umpf Award Winning Social Media Agency
Best Use of Twitter – Commendation
Best Innovation in Social Media – Commendation

November 2011

Dadi (digital industries) award for Best Financial Services Campaign

November 2011

CIPR Consumer PR – Gold winnerCIPR. Umpf, Award Winning PR Agency
CIPR Best Use of Social Media – Gold winner
CIPR Best Use of Media Relations – Silver winner

August 2011

Top Three PR Agencies in Yorkshire.

PR agencies across the region were asked to vote for their favourite agencies in the annual Insider magazine PR League Table. Umpf was voted in the top three by our industry peers.

March 2011

In March 2011, Econsultancy revealed its list of the Top 10 Social Media Agencies in the UK. Umpf was ranked in the list which was compiled by Econsultancy CEO Ashley Friedlein.

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