Information and Terms for the India PR & Corporate Communications Awards 2012
The exchange4media India PR & Corporate Communications Awards 2012 (e4m IPRCCA 2012) recognise excellence by organisations and individuals for their work in India's growing public relations and communications sector
The Submission of the Entry Form assumes that entrants have carefully read the e4m IPRCCA 2012 terms and information and agree to abide by them.
The following is the procedure for submitting forms:
Register Online which will pop up a unique registration number. In case the option is not available or you don't receive an acknowledgement mail after registration there is an error in the backend. Please contact us.
PDF Forms available online need to be duly filled and submitted physically at the e4m office along with the supporting material for the campaign/s. Please be careful while filling in the form as incorrect and incomplete forms will work against the entry at the time of judging. The forms must be entered in English.
All materials submitted must carry only the unique registration number and no superimposed logo of the agency/organization etc should be evident on the material. This is to maintain anonymity while judging.
Note: we will only accept CDs/ DVDs of electronic coverage. All supporting material with the duly filled form must be sent via courier to the postal address.
The entry will be deemed accepted only when the entry fee as detailed in #6 below reaches our Delhi office.
Word limit:- 1000 words in a PDF format
The supporting material, could include creatives, collaterals, samples of press exposure, pictures of the event,etc.
Every entry which includes a campaign from a Client, needs to be accompanied with a letter of proclamation from the client, stating that the entry is the agency's original body of work, done for the client.
Please note: we are accepting entries only for the following categories of the India PR & Corporate Communications Awards 2012:
Best Use of Public Relations by Private Sector Entity – Corporate
Best Use of Public Relations by Private Sector Entity – Agency
Best Use of Public Relations by Public Sector Entity – Corporate
Best Use of Public Relations by Public Sector Entity – Agency
Best Use of Public Relations for a Social Cause – Corporate
Best Use of Public Relations for a Social Cause – Agency
Best Use of Public Relations in the Financial Services Sector – Corporate
Best Use of Public Relations in the Financial Services Sector – Agency
Best Use of Public Relations in Crisis – Corporate
Best Use of Public Relations in Crisis – Agency
Best use of PR in the entertainment, sports and lifestyle sector – Corporate / Entity
Best use of PR in the entertainment, sports and lifestyle sector – Agency
Out-of-the-Box PR Idea
Best use of Corporate Communications within an Organisation
Best use of Public Relations by deploying Social Media
PR Professional of the Year – Agency
Corporate Communications Professional of the Year
PR Agency of the Year
Best Small PR Agency of the Year (Turnover less than Rs. 5 crore)
Best Continuous PR Campaign (campaign lasting minimum 3 years)
Best Use of Media/Marketing/Consumer Data for PR Planning/Strategy
Young Achievers' Award
To be eligible, work of the entrant must have aired between January 1, 2011 and January 31, 2012.
EXCELLENCE CATEGORIESCORPORATE COMMUNICATION PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR 2012
There is no limit to the number of entries a public relations agency, organisation, or individual can send us but an all-inclusive, non-refundable entry fee should be accompanied with the entry form and a cheque/demand draft (payable at par in New Delhi or Mumbai) of Rs 5,000 (Rupees five Thousand Only) drawn in favour of 'Adsert Web Solutions Private Ltd'. There is also the option of payment through a wire transfer.
There is an incentive for sending multiple entries: 4 entries: Rs 18,000; 8 entries: Rs 34,000; 15 entries: Rs 50,000.
Non-Delhi or Non-Mumbai, non-payable at par cheques will NOT be accepted. Non-Delhi/Mumbai entrants can pay by way of a Demand Draft/Pay Order. The entry fees cannot be submitted in cash.
Entry will be accepted only on realisation of cheque(s).
The IPRCCA jury will comprise eminent individuals from all walks of life. The decision of the jury is final and binding. Any form of canvassing for the awards will disqualify an entrant.
All entries must be received in our offices in New Delhi before 4pm on Saturday, March 10, 2012. Note: entries will be considered accepted only upon realisation of the cheque/ draft with the entry fee. The last date of March 10th indicates that the payment must reach our accounts by this date. The forms can be submitted any day – between Monday and Friday, 11am to 5pm. Cheques/DDs can also be sent by courier to our New Delhi office.
The Hall of Fame Award will be decided upon by the jury. No entries are invited for this category.
For Young Achievers' Award, a photocopy of proof of date of birth must be attached to the printout of the entry form. The proof can be in the form of driving licence, passport, Election ID card, PAN Card or Class 10 passing certificate clearly displaying the date of birth. In the absence of all of the above certificates, a certification from the employer on the letterhead is fine.
All entries submitted will become a property of the exchange4media group. Submission of entry also authorises the exchange4media group to use images and/or audio/video clips of up to 2 minutes from a single entry for use on broadcast television (free-to-air, pay, cable, satellite, DTH, FTA, mobile, out-of-home, internet or any other digital medium for the purpose of promoting or reporting the awards) with due credits.
We presume that all entries sent to us are based on original work. The submission of entry guarantees that the entry is original. If any entry is found to plagiarized, the entry will be disqualified.
The exchange4media group is a mere custodian of the e4m India PR & Corporate Communications Awards. At no stage of the jury meetings will anyone from the exchange4media group team be part of the decision-making and/or influencing process.
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