GCC Agency W7Worldwide Proves Its Global Credentials with ICCO Technology Award


Competing against leading international agencies, ambitious GCC Communications Agency W7Worldwide took away the ICCO Best Technology Award for their PR campaign. The ICCO Awards saw finalists from countries all over the world, including Austria, Argentina, France, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, the UK, the UAE, and the US compete for 30 different prizes with W7Worldwide shortlisted for 7 of the categories.

The ICCO Best Technology Award win, places W7Worldwide firmly on the global stage alongside multi-national and major agency players.  As the name suggests, W7Worldwide’s vision on the outset has been to create an exemplary local communications agency of international standard in the KSA and GCC region.  Their achievement in successfully competing against some of the biggest names in the industry is a testament to W7Worldwide’s hard work in establishing its leading position as a prominent agency alongside the best of its peers.

“We were impressed by W7Worldwide’s Technology Campaign award submission, dispelling the myths around Covid-19 and its transmission via air conditioning systems.  Besides the timeliness and relevance of the campaign, the content creation and execution were exceptional.” says ICCO Chief Executive Francis Ingham (Alison Clarke, Awards Jury President).  “W7Worldwide deserves to be recognized for their proactive approach in tackling a difficult and technical issue with their ‘Step Up to Protect Saudi Citizens in Covid-19’ campaign.”

“The team at W7Worldwide is absolutely thrilled and proud to be the first independent GCC communications agency to be awarded this prestigious international award.” says Abdulrahman, Co-Founder and Director of W7Worldwide. “We are committed to the continued growth and professionalism in our industry, so to be receiving this endorsement from the ICCO, as the voice of public relations consultancies around the world, is an incredible milestone and accomplishment for us as an agency.”

The ICCO membership represents over 3,000 PR firms in 70 countries from Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Americas, and Australasia.  Entries into the ICCO awards are judged by an elite panel of top international PR practitioners who consider the excellence and effectiveness of PR work from across the world.  W7Worldwide entered the awards to seek international recognition of its work and to demonstrate the high level of skills, creativity and knowledge in the PR and communications profession in the GCC region and cultured within its agency.

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About W7Worldwide

W7Worldwide is an independent marketing communications consultancy based in Saudi Arabia. Our understanding of the local market converged with our global reach and knowledge enables us to bridge our clients with their audiences effectively. We are aligned by the objective of filling the gap in communication that exists in the local market. Therefore, our specialty lies in building bridges that sustain relationships and create brand reputation and value through innovative approaches. Our array of services is, but not limited to:

  • Reputation Management
  • Stakeholder Mapping
  • Crisis Management
  • Media Relations
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • Marketing and Brand solutions


For more information about W7Worldwide please visit http://www.w7worldwide.com.