CHICAGO (April 4, 2016) – For the fifth consecutive year, Zapwater Communications, Inc., has been shortlisted for a Gold SABRE Award.  The SABRE Awards, sponsored by Paul Holmes, the publisher of The Holmes Report, recognize Superior Achievement in Branding and Reputation.

The Gold SABREs specifically recognize the best programs in specific brand-building and reputation management categories and celebrate public relations campaigns from around the globe that demonstrate the highest levels of creativity, integrity and effectiveness. It is the world’s largest awards competition for the public relations industry.

Zapwater was shortlisted in the Food Service Category for the following campaign:

  • Client: Richard Sandoval Restaurants
  • Campaign: Latinicity Spices Up Chicago

“The SABRE awards are among the most prestigious awards in our industry, and we are excited to share in the success with our client Richard Sandoval Restaurants,” says David Zapata, President of Zapwater Communications. “For the fifth year in a row, we are proud to be recognized in a competition usually dominated by the largest of the global agencies. But most of all, I’m incredibly proud of the team here at Zapwater and the amazing clients we are privileged to represent.”

Winners will be announced at the SABRE Awards ceremony on May 3, 2016 in New York, New York.

Zapwater has been shortlisted eight times in six different categories. The agency has won two Gold SABRES in the Web-based Businesses and Fashion & Beauty categories.


About The SABRE Awards: SABRE awards are bestowed annually and are presented for Superior Achievement in Branding and Reputation. Gold SABREs recognize the best programs in specific brand-building and reputation management categories, Silver SABREs recognize the best programs in specific industries, and Bronze SABREs recognize excellence in technical aspects of communication. The Holmes Group exists to provide competitive insight and intelligence to public relations professionals. Products include consulting services, customized research, industry white papers, a weekly newsletter, The Holmes Report, and a comprehensive Web site. The Holmes Report is created for public relations professionals and offers industry news articles on new developments in the field and the trends and issues facing public relations professionals today and tomorrow.