10 February 2012
In case you missed the story
on our news page, this morning the CIPR announced the
shortlist for the Excellence Awards, and we are shortlisted for the
Outstanding Agency of the Year (second year in a
Of course emails have been going around the office all day
because we are pretty darn chuffed to be recognised again. So we
asked everyone why they thought that we should win. Here are
some of my favourite responses:
"An agency is nothing without its staff, and Octopus is packed to
the rafters with bloomin' marvellous people."
"As Tina would say, we're 'simply the best'!"
"We truly deserve to win for our insatiable drive to be the best
at everything we set our minds to and underneath all this is a
great bunch of people that come to work every day with a smile on
"At Octopus we dance to our own beat and the results for our
clients (and laughter around the office!) speak for themselves. I
love my job."
"Octopus is everything that is good about working in PR: a
fantastic bunch of creative, smart, hard-working people who not
afraid of a challenge and have an impressive ability to get the
right results, every time, for clients big and small."
"It's hard to sum up the energy at Octopus Towers, but it's
infectious and all about team work to get the results. Love this
"We deserve to win cos we are fun, fresh, funky and frickin
"For me, what makes Octopus outstanding is it's people, the team,
and to quote an email from Jon this morning; our fearless media
"We turn great ideas into tangible results through passion and
tenacity, without taking ourselves too seriously."
"We are fearless and believe that any challenge can become an
"The wealth of knowledge across the group means that the Octopus
Group often knows what its clients problems are, before they meet
"There's always cake around, everyone's always willing to pitch in
and help, and no competition is too ridiculous for everyone to get
involved in and be uber-competitive about."
"Octopedes are clever, creative and a lot of fun - I've never
worked with such talented people!"
"Because PR + cake is always a winning formula"
"Come on. We've been nominated three times, we can't take
being runners up again."
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