Our trophy cabinet has shiny new additions in the form of the Best Media Relations and Best Digital & Social Media awards. They’re recognition of hard work and determination to get our clients the very best outcomes.

At Democracy, we love nothing more than giving challenger brands their time to shine in the spotlight. Even more so when we use digital and social channels to give them that opportunity to get in front of new audiences and spread awareness and consideration.

The Business Insider’s Top PR and Marketing Agencies


We’re celebrating after hitting No5 in the Business Insider’s list of Top PR and Marketing Agencies in the North West for 2020.

It’s an amazing achievement for the Democracy team and testament to the work we do in PR and social media.

We’ve built our success on our ability to change what people think, feel and do and are thrilled to have smashed into the Business Insider’s Top Five.

The Prolific North Top Ten PR Agencies


Democracy has been listed as one of the North’s Top Ten PR Agencies by Prolific North – the region’s leading platform for all media, marketing and creative news.

After much calculation and evaluation of our work by independent researchers, Democracy was ranked as ninth in the influential list of the North’s Top 50 Agencies.

We were pitted against more than 200 agencies with offices in the north so are delighted to be listed in the Top Ten.

MPA Inspiration Awards


Winner of The Best PR Campaign of 2019 for the story of Colour of the Year for our client Dulux.

With more than 500 pieces of coverage judges praised Democracy for creating mass awareness for the new colour launch, knocking grey off the number two spot as the most bought paint for the first time ever.

Business Charity Awards


Challenge Event of the Year – Silver. Dulux London Revolution

Dulux has worked with The Outward Bound Trust (OBT) for more than 14 years, working to improve the lives of disadvantaged young people. This is a crucial part of the company’s CSR programme, which is designed to help motivate, develop and empower their employees. The Dulux sponsorship of London Revolution is at the heart of this partnership and Democracy amplified the story of the 2018 cycling event, where more than 240 Dulux employees took part, raising more than £100k for OBT.

CIPR PRide Awards


GOLD: Internal Communications Campaign for Dulux launch of the Quality Promise

The Judges said: “The Escape Room concept was a clever and effective way of engaging various internal stakeholders. Clearly a memorable experience for those involved, the campaign exceeded its targets in terms of both participation and key message retention. It was a creative idea, well executed.”

SILVER: Not For Profit Campaign for East Lancashire Railway

SILVER: Best Event for the launch of Cuprinol

SILVER: Sarah Howarth, Outstanding Young Communicator

SHORTLIST: Community Relations Campaign, Low Budget Campaign, Travel, Leisure or Tourism Campaign and Best Use of Social Media.

The Drum PR Awards


Corporate Social Responsibility – Nominated. Celebrating 25 years of Dulux Community RePaint.

Democracy helped educate the nation in how to put leftover paint to use, diverting it from landfill and getting it into the hands of those who could not otherwise afford it via Community RePaint. This powerful story of people coming together to brighten up their communities not only struck a real chord with the media, but also resulted in a spike in donations of paint from the public and the growth of the Community RePaint network nationwide.