International communications contest Eventiada Awards co-organized with Elena Fadeeva, FleishmanHillard Vanguard General Director, has become regional partner of the largest global awards IPRA Golden World Awards (GWA) in Russia and CIS. Since 1990 IPRA’s Golden World Awards for Excellence in Public Relations, organized by the International Public Relations Association, celebrates each year the outstanding achievements of global communication professionals.
A professional round-table devoted to this major milestone in Eventiada’s history was organized in the press-center of TASS, a major news agency in Russia, that featured Elena Fadeeva, Bart de Vries, the President of IPRA, 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 nominations – 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 these respective nominations. These 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 – also announced other sections of categories at Eventiada Awards including corporate nominations, youth nominations – supported by Tele2, healthy lifestyle nominations – supported by Boehringer Ingelheim, School student nominations – supported by the Russian State Social University (RSSU), Special nominations and Personal Diplomas.
The partnership and the round table received high publicity due to a sensational article announcing the partnership that appeared on Sostav.ru, the Russian major professional media, as well as exclusive interviews and publications in the leading newswires and industry media respectively.
Organized by Orta Communications Group, Russian Managers Association, Moscow State University and the Russian State Social University (RSSU), Eventiada Awards is held within Leadership Dialogue Forum – the largest event in Eastern Europe devoted to leadership in communications.