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PRWatch Adfactors is top PR firm; SPAG Asia, Viacom18 Corp Comm among winners at IPRCCA 2015

Adfactors is top PR firm; SPAG Asia, Viacom18 Corp Comm among winners at IPRCCA 2015

Author | exchange4media News Service | Saturday, Nov 28,2015 9:28 PM

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Adfactors is top PR firm; SPAG Asia, Viacom18 Corp Comm among winners at IPRCCA 2015

Adfactors PR Pvt. Ltd. walked away with the coveted title of PR Consultancy of the Year at the exchange4media Group’s India PR and Corporate Communication Awards (IPRCCA) 2015 held in Gurgaon today, while veteran PR professional Sunil Gautam, Founder, Pitchfork Partners (Founder and Chairman Emeritus, MSL Group India) was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Specialist Consultancy of the Year award went to SPAG Asia, a PR, Government Relations and Social Media consultancy.

Khurshid Ahmad, CEO of Advantage Services, was adjudged PR Professional of the Year, while Shweta Chawla, Executive- Communications (Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd) and Henna Punjabi, Senior Campaign Manager (Genesis Burson-Marsteller) were recognized as the Young PR Professionals of the Year. The In-House Team of the Year award was won by the Viacom18 Corporate Communications Team.

Among the gold winners (campaigns in brackets) were: Adfactors PR Pvt. Ltd (GAIL (India) Limited - GAIL Pipeline Blast), Advantage Services (Cancer Awareness Society/CTFK - Fight Against Tobacco Consumption in Bihar), Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd (LIVE Viacom18 - Vh1 Supersonic- From Likes to Love), Madison Public Relations (Procter & Gamble (P&G) - Whisper Touch The Pickle), Genesis Burson-Marsteller (L'Oreal Paris India - L'Oreal Paris at Cannes Film Festival), Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd (Viacom18 Motion Pictures - Breaking the Mountain of Mindsets!), Marico Ltd. (Saffolalife - #protectherheart), Mirum India (Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt. Ltd. - Fundtastic Cup), Genesis Burson-Marsteller (SAP India - Making the Shift), Madison Public Relations (PUMA goes 'Forever Faster' with Usain Bolt in India), Adfactors PR Pvt Ltd (Department of Tourism, Government of Goa - Marrying Goa to Wedding Tourism), Linopinion GH (GoLinopinion) (Lifebuoy - Help A Child Reach 5), Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd (Evolving with Viacom18) and Godrej Corporate Communications Team (Reimagining PR).

Here is a full list of winners at the IPRCCA 2015:

CAMPAIGN  
101.Issues Management or Crisis Management Metals
Paras Hospitals - Breastfeeding and Work Teamwork Communication Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Bronze
Encompass for WBIDC - Bengal Global Business Summit 2015 Perfect Relations Pvt Ltd Silver
GAIL (India) Limited - GAIL Pipeline Blast Adfactors PR Pvt. Ltd Gold
102. Public Affairs  
Global Intellectual Property Center - Unleashing India's unlimited potential through IP & Innovation SPAG Asia Bronze
Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease - Sankalp SPAG Asia Silver
CANCER AWARENESS SOCIETY/CTFK - FIGHT AGAINST TOBACCO CONSUMPTION IN BIHAR Advantage Services Gold
103. Most innovative use of Social Media  
Aditya Birla Group - How social powered a solar impulse Tonic media Bronze
IIFL - Bol India Bol Social Wavelength Silver
LIVE Viacom18 - Vh1 Supersonic- From Likes to Love Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd Gold
104. Integrated Campaign  
Viacom18 Motion Pictures - Margarita - shaken not just stirred! Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd Bronze
Viacom18 Motion Pictures - Breaking the Mountain of Mindsets! Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd Silver
Procter & Gamble (P&G) - Whisper Touch The Pickle Madison Public Relations Gold
105. Continuous Campaign  
Continuous Campaign of Telenor India Text 100 Bronze
Slum Free Mumbai Omkar Realtors and Developers Silver
L'Oreal Paris India - L'Oreal Paris at Cannes Film Festival Genesis Burson-Marsteller Gold
PRODUCT & PROMOTION  
201. Entertainment, education, sports and lifestyle sector  
Pernod Ricard India - Blenders Pride Fashion Tour evolves from 'FASHION to STYLE' 10th edition Avian Media Bronze
Viacom18 Motion Pictures - Margarita - Shaken not just stirred! Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd Silver
Viacom18 Motion Pictures - Breaking the Mountain of Mindsets! Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd Gold
202. Healthcare \ Healthcare Providers  
Abbott India - Launch of Abbott Freestyle Libre Pro MSLGROUP India Bronze
RB / Dettol- Banega Swachh India Integral PR Silver
Saffolalife - #protectherheart Marico Ltd. Gold
GeneOmbio Technologies - GeneSupport Ideosphere Consulting Special Mention by Jury
203. Financial Services Sector  
BSE Limited - From mind-share to market-share Adfactors PR Pvt. Ltd Bronze
Indusind Bank - High-street banking initiatives unlock Indusind Bank's brand value Adfactors PR Pvt. Ltd Silver
Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt. Ltd. - Fundtastic Cup Mirum India Gold
204. Technology  
GrowthEnabler - A start-up to help other start-ups Integral PR Bronze
FireEye - Reframing Cyber Security as a National Issue Publicis Consultants-Asia Silver
SAP India - Making the Shift Genesis Burson-Marsteller Gold
205. Best use of PR by a Brand  
Viacom18 Motion Pictures - Breaking the Mountain of Mindsets! Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd Bronze
PUMA goes 'Forever Faster' with Usain Bolt in India Madison Public Relations Silver
Procter & Gamble (P&G) - Whisper Touch The Pickle Madison Public Relations Gold
206. Best Celebrity PR or PR used for individual image perception  
Asian Paints/Royale Play International Designer Collection - 'OLD LOVE' Madison Public Relations Bronze
Nickelodeon - Motu Patlu: India's new superstars Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd Silver
PUMA goes 'Forever Faster' with Usain Bolt in India Madison Public Relation Gold
CORPORATE & PUBLIC  
301. Public Sector  
Department of Tourism, Government of Goa - Marrying Goa to Wedding Tourism Adfactors PR Pvt Ltd Gold
302. CSR & Not-for-profit  
Telenor India - Project Sampark for category CSR Text 100 Bronze
Genesis Foundation - Music for a Cause Genesis Burson-Marsteller Silver
Lifebuoy - Help A Child Reach 5 Linopinion GH (GOLINOPINION) Gold
303. Internal Communications  
SAMVAD Dainik Bhaskar Group Bronze
3M India Pvt. Ltd. - 'We will.' Campaign Aim High Consulting Silver
EVOLVING WITH VIACOM18 Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd Gold
304. Best use of PR by a corporate  
GE India - Making GE in India synonymous with 'Make in India' Genesis Burson-Marsteller Bronze
ICICI Bank - Where 'I' stands for Inclusion Adfactors PR Pvt Ltd Silver
Reimagining PR Godrej Corporate Communications Team Gold
PEOPLE & CONSULTANCIES  
Specialist Consultancy of the Year  
SPAG Asia  
Young PR Professional of the Year  
Shweta Chawla - Executive- Communications Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd  
Henna Punjabi - Senior Campaign Manager Genesis Burson-Marsteller  
In-House Team of the Year  
Viacom18 Corporate Communications Team    
PR Professional of the Year  
Khurshid Ahmad, CEO Advantage Services  
PR Consultancy of the Year  
Adfactors PR Pvt. Ltd.  
Life Time Achievement  
SUNIL GAUTAM
Founder, Pitchfork Partners (Founder and Chairman Emeritus, MSL Group India)
 
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