Cone Communications Captures Five Bell Ringer Awards at 49th Annual Bell Ringer Awards Ceremony

Cone garners top honor of Platinum Super Bell nomination for industry-leading Public Affairs campaign

BOSTON (June 6, 2017) – Cone Communications is honored to be the recipient of five Bell Ringer Awards at the 49th Annual Bell Ringer Awards Gala last week. Sponsored by The Publicity Club of New England, the region’s venerable networking and education organization for public relations and communications professionals, the Bell Ringer Awards honor superior work completed by PR and communications professionals across New England.

Before a sold-out gathering of hundreds of peers, Cone captured three Bell Ringer Awards across multiple categories, including:

  • Gold Bell – Public Affairs, ReThink: Why Housing Matters - Challenging Misperceptions of Public Housing
  • Bronze Bell - Consumer Launch, Lindt Excites Consumers with a New Fall Favorite: LINDOR Pumpkin Spice Truffles
  • Bronze Bell - Cause Marketing, 2016 Lindt Easter Campaign in Support of Autism Speaks

The HAI Group “ReThink: Why Housing Matters” campaign not only won a Gold Bell, but was also one of six contenders considered for the highest honor of a Platinum Super Bell which is awarded to the best overall campaign.

Cone also received the following Merit awards:

  • Nonprofit, Pan-Mass Challenge 2016 – Closer By The Mile
  • Consumer Launch,  A Scoop for Everyone: Ben & Jerry’s Breaks Into the Non-Dairy Category

“We invest our very best talent, thinking and resources into all of the work we create at Cone,” says Bill Fleishman, CEO, Cone Communications. “It is an honor for these accomplishments to be recognized not just by clients but also among our colleagues and peers.”

About Cone Communications

Cone Communications ( is a public relations and marketing agency that is Always Making a Difference℠ for business, brands and society. With a unique combination of corporate responsibility, consumer brand and integrated marketing expertise, our people deliver emotional storytelling and business value for every client. Cone is a Porter Novelli company and part of the Omnicom Public Relations Group.

About Omnicom Public Relations Group

Omnicom Public Relations Group is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and specialist agencies in areas including public affairs, marketing to women, fashion, global health strategy and corporate social responsibility. It encompasses more than 6,000 public relations professionals in more than 330 offices worldwide who provide their expertise to companies, government agencies, NGOs and nonprofits across a wide range of industries. Omnicom Public Relations Group is part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. that includes more than 200 companies in a wide range of marketing disciplines including advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer relationship management, events, promotional marketing, branding and research.