Entries are open for Eventiada IPRA Golden World Awards 2018

Entries are open for Eventiada IPRA Golden World Awards 2018, the largest Eastern European communications award, regional partner of the IPRA GWA award, a global competition held since 1990 by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA).

The entries are open for projects, completed between September 1, 2017, and October 1, 2018, in Russia, CIS and Europe. The entries are submitted in Russian or English at
This year, projects in all categories will be reviewed and judged by the international jury. In addition, Grand Prix - the highest award - will be given for the first time this year, as well as personal awards in various categories.

Award schedule:
• Entries are open until October 31;
• Expert Council voting – from 9 to 16 November;
• International jury voting - from 19 to 30 November;
• Award ceremony - December 6 in Moscow.

2018 Nominations:

Category nominations:
• Best project that meets international standards;
• Best innovative project using new tools;
• Best communications strategy;
• Best international project;
• Best corporate social responsibility campaign.

Projects in the field of promotion of healthy lifestyle (supported by the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation):
• Best healthy lifestyle promotion project;
• Best healthy lifestyle project;
• Best healthy lifestyle SMM/digital project;
• Journalist of the Year – for contribution to healthy lifestyle.

Corporate and public projects (supported by the Association of managers):
• Best volunteer project
• Best cultural project
• Best project in the field of sports communications
• Best project in the field of corporate communications
• Best social project
• Best public project
• Best project in the field of marketing communications;
• Best Digital and SMM project;
• Best integrated project.

Youth projects:
• Best social project;
• Best PR project;
• Best social media project;
• Creative of the year;
• Best event of the year;
• Student of the year.

Nominations for schools and colleges students (supported by Russian State Social University):
• Best advertising project;
• Best social and digital media project;
• Best event.

Information about Eventiada IPRA Golden World Awards:
The award has been given out since 2011. Today it has become the largest communications award in Eastern Europe. Eventiada IPRA GWA recognizes the best projects implemented by businesses, state and public organizations, as well as youth projects and projects implemented by students of schools and colleges.

In 2017, more than 900 entries were received in Russian and English from 126 cities of 11 countries, including Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Great Britain, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia and Latvia. The award is included in the highest Grade (A) of the national rating of communication companies NR2K. Recipients of the award have the added benefit of special terms when applying for the global level of IPRA Golden World Awards.

Organizers of Eventiada IPRA Golden World Awards are Orta Communications Group, International Public Relations Association (IPRA), Association of Managers, Philosophy faculty of Moscow State University and Russian State Social University (RSSU).

The contest is supported by the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, business newspaper “Argumenty Nedeli”, professional media, RAPR Academy, AKMR, RASO and AKOS, as well as FleishmanHillard Vanguard and Elefante.