Now in their seventh year, the Public Affairs News Awards seek to recognise excellence across this growing and increasingly diverse sector, and reflect the quality of work undertaken by individuals at all levels. The ceremony was held at 8 Northumberland, near Trafalgar Square and was hosted by Laura Kuenssberg, Business Editor at ITV news.

In 2011, PLMR receieved more nominations than any other agency in the country. As well as winning 2011 Public Affairs Consultant of the Year award for Kevin CraigElin Twigge was shortlisted for the Rising Star Award while the agency was nominated in the Consultancy of the Year category.