International communications contest Eventiada Awards organized by Orta Communications Group, Russian Managers Association, Lomonosov Moscow State University and the Russian State Social University (RSSU), has become Regional Partner of IPRA Golden World Awards (GWA) in Russia and CIS. Since 1990 this leading global awards scheme organized by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) celebrates the outstanding achievements of global communication professionals.
A professional round-table devoted to this milestone in Eventiada’s history was organized in the press-center of TASS, a major news agency in Russia. The event featured Alexey Safronov, President of Eventiada Awards, General Director of Orta Communications Group; Bart de Vries, President of IPRA; Elena Fadeeva, Chairwoman of Eventiada Awards Board of Trustees, General Director of FleishmanHillard Vanguard; Kirill Alyavdin, Corporate Communications Director, Tele2 Russia – partner of Youth categories; Natalia Radunenko, Head of corporate communications department, Boehringer Ingelheim – partner of Healthy lifestyle categories; Vyacheslav Evseev, Executive Director of Russian Managers Association; Alexander Trubnikov, General director of Sostav.ru; Anna Kostikova, Deputy Head of Advertising and PR Department, Faculty of Philosophy at Lomonosov Moscow State University. Among other round-table participants were representatives of Eventiada’s organizers and partners as well as professional community – top-tier PR pros from the largest industry associations, leading regional agencies and companies, public and educational institutions as well as young communicators.
Within this partnership that came into force in 2017 a special series of categories – Eventiada IPRA GWA Awards have been established. Since now participants from Russia and CIS can take advantage of the opportunity to receive global scale recognition of their work by submitting entries to Eventiada IPRA GWA. The entries these respective categories will be judged by the international jury featuring representatives of IPRA. The integration with IPRA GWA also allows Eventiada Awards winners to take part in IPRA GWA on special terms.
Partners and organizers of Eventiada Awards in their turn announced other Eventiada Awards categories including corporate and public, youth – supported by Tele2, healthy lifestyle – supported by Boehringer Ingelheim, college and school students – supported by the Russian State Social University (RSSU). Personal Diplomas.
Eventiada Awards is held within Leadership Dialogue Forum – the largest event in Russia and Eastern Europe devoted to leadership in communications. This high-profile event serves as a platform for sharing experiences, insights, best practices, forming bridges between leaders of generations in communications sector as well as building industry future agenda.