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PRS for Music, SGPB Hambros & RCS ANNOUNCED AS AWARDS PARTNERS FOR 2014!
The Radio Academy Announces Partners for the
2014 Radio Academy Awards
The Radio Academy has today announced PRS for Music, SGPB Hambros and RCS as partners for the 2014 Radio Academy Awards.
These leading companies all have close associations to the radio industry and The Radio Academy, and for this year, replace a headline sponsor.
The three partners announced today are the first to be confirmed for the 2014 Awards before the winners’ ceremony on Monday 12th May.
The Radio Academy Awards, hosted by multiple award winner Chris Evans, will once again take place in the Great Room of London’s prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel with over 1100 guests representing the UK radio industry. 34 awards will be presented over the course of the evening, including the Gold and Special Awards which are in the gift of the Radio Academy Awards Committee. The ceremony will also see two exciting and exclusive live musical performances – further details will be announced soon.
Paul Robinson, CEO of The Radio Academy said: “We are pleased to introduce awards partners for this year’s event. We look forward to an ongoing partnership with these prestigious organisations.”
Robert Ashcroft, Chief Executive, PRS for Music said: “Songwriters and composers have had a long standing relationship with the radio industry, providing the soundtrack to our lives. The Radio Academy Awards highlight the dedication of those who bring us great programming and music, and we are delighted to be partners in our centenary year.”
Eric Barnett, CEO, Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros said: “We are delighted to be collaborating with The Radio Academy on the most renowned Awards in the UK Radio industry, especially at this exciting time as they celebrate 32 years of radio excellence. It is an absolute pleasure and we wish all of this year’s nominees the very best of luck!”
Jon Earley, Managing Director, RCS UK said: “As the world’s largest broadcast software company, RCS is proud to be partnering with The Radio Academy on the most prestigious awards for the UK Radio industry.”
Note to Editors:
2014 marks the 32nd year of these awards (formerly sponsored by Sony), the most prestigious accolades within the UK radio industry and the only event that brings the entire sector together to celebrate outstanding content and creativity.
The 2014 Radio Academy Awards take place on Monday 12th May 2014 at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, hosted by Chris Evans.
For further information contact:
Kate Etteridge / Karen McNamara at LD Communications
T: 0 207 439 7222
Riza Jones & Mandy O’Connor at The Radio Academy
T: 020 3174 1180