Second edition of exchange4media India PR and Corporate Communications Awards (IPRCCA) 2012 was graced by the most celebrated PR and Corporate Communication professionals from around India on March 22, 2012. The most deserving campaigns and the people who worked day and night behind them were applauded.
With a rigorous jury process and jury members representing the crème de la crème of the communication world, the standard of the awards went up a notch this year.
Corporate Voice Weber Shandwick emerged as the most award-winning agency while Maruti Suzuki shined from the corporate side. In the excellence awards, industry veteran Prema Sagar, Principal and Founder, Genesis Burson-Marsteller was conferred the Hall of Fame for Lifetime Achievement Award while Corporate Communications Professional of the Year and PR Professional of the year awards went to Meenu Handa, Director, Corporate Communications, Microsoft India and Atul Ahluwalia, President, Corporate Voice Weber Shandwick, respectively.
“There’s a long way to go” says Prema Sagar on receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award while dedicating it to people who have been with her organisation for years.
“It is a special as it’s recognition from your peers,” says Meenu Handa on getting the Corporate Professional of the year award. For Atul Ahluwalia, PR Professional of the Year, the award is a motivation to do much more path-breaking and iconic work.
Listen to the Excellence Award winners:
Apart from Excellence Awards, work in 15 other categories was rewarded at the IPRCCA 2012. Teams from Corporate Voice Weber Shandwick, 20:20 MSL, Maruti Suzuki, TLC, Motilal Oswal Financial Services, PR Pundit, Hanmer MSL, Aditya Birla Group, Perfect Relations, Aviva Life Insurance Company received awards in various categories.
Take a look at what the winners had to say on receiving the awards:
For the full list of winners of exchange4media IPRCCA 2012, click here:
With inputs from Abid Hasan