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Eventiada IPRA Golden World Awards 2019 announces winners

This year entries from Armenia were shortlisted 2 times and won 1 award.

The best campaigns from Eastern Europe to Central Asia have been unveiled at the 9th #Eventiada IPRA GWA Gala. Winning campaigns have been selected by international jury for excellence in communications, creativity and across the border innovative approach. This year the competition covered 13 countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Croatia and Estonia.

#Eventiada #IPRA GWA is the largest communications award in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, the regional partner of the IPRA GWA Award, a global competition held since 1990 by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA), one of the oldest industry associations, that has been setting up standards for public relations since 1955.

2019 winners include best-in-class campaigns from the region covering Eastern Europe, Russia, CIS, including Central Asia and include campaigns by the most pronoun international and national organizations: A1 Belarus, Federation of Youth Clubs of Armenia, Aurubis Bulgaria, Beiersdorf, Belarus UNICEF, Сoca-Сola, Epson Europe, European Commission Representation in Estonia, Football Club Zenit, Home Credit Bank, Jaguar, Kazzinc, L’Etoile, Lukoil, Magyar Vitorlás Szövetség, Migraine Croatia, Nar, Nestle, Norilsk Nickel, OTP Bank, Pfizer, PepsiCo, P&G, Rosatom, Russian Ministry of Health, Russian Railways, Sberbank, Salym Petrolium, Samsung Electronics, Tinkoff Group, TT Mobile, VTB Bank, Volkswagen Group, ZIA.

Eventiada IPRA GWA also awarded best student campaigns organized by individuals, universities, colleges and schools across the region for innovative approach and excellence in creativity. These nominations are a very important part of Eventiada IPRA GWA program as they foster dialogue between generations and access to ideas of the new generations who will soon become the future of communications.

#Svetlana #Stavreva, Eventiada IPRA GWA jury president, IPRA president: “In our modern communications era with more writers than readers, PR and media experts are being challenged by brands, enterprises and audiences and are working hard to redefine their role within the board room and across companies. They are increasingly using intelligent data- and AI-based PR programs, setting new standards for meaningful communications that help them tell better stories and improve effectiveness and efficiency of their PR performance. This made our job as a jury very hard indeed, but we are very proud with the results and our winners”.

#Alexey #Safronov, Eventiada IPRA GWA president, Orta Communications CEO: “Eventiada IPRA GWA is an important platform for the dialogue between leaders of communications industry in the region. The event defines the common interests and contributes to the development of cultural and professional connections between professionals, organizations and countries. Our international jury awarded the most outstanding campaigns from 13 countries of Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia. Eventiada IPRA GWA today sets the standards of innovations and excellence in communications. I congratulate all this year’s winners with the international recognition of their work and achievements”.

Eventiada IPRA GWA is organized since 2011 by Orta Communications, the International Public Relations Association (IPRA), Association of Managers, MSU, RSSU with the support of the leading national associations across the region Azerbaijan Public Relations Association (APRA), Armenian PR Association (, Baku School of Public Relations, Belarus Association of communication consultants companies, Bulgarian Association of PR Agencies (BAPRA), Croatian Association for Public Relations (HUOJ), Estonian Public Relations Association (EPRA), the Finnish Association of Marketing, Technology and Creativity (MTL), Hungarian PR Association (MPRS), Latvijas Asociācija sabiedrisko attiecību profesionāļiem (LASAP), Polish Public Relations Association (PSPR), Romanian Public Relationa Association (ARRP), Russian Association of Communication Directors and Corporate Publishing (AKMR), Russian Communications Consultancies Association (AKOS) and Russian Association for Public Relations (RASO).

Background to IPRA

IPRA, the International Public Relations Association, is the leading global network for Public Relations professionals. Membership is individual not corporate. It aims to further the development of open communication and the ethical practice of public relations. IPRA fulfils this aim through networking opportunities, its code of conduct and intellectual leadership of the profession. IPRA is the organiser of the annual Golden World Awards for excellence – PR's global awards scheme. With 60 years of experience, IPRA, recognised by the United Nations, is now present throughout the world wherever public relations are practiced. IPRA welcomes all those within the profession who share its aim and who wish to be part of the IPRA worldwide fellowship. For more information please visit:

Background to the Golden World Awards for Excellence

The annual IPRA Golden World Awards (GWA) initiative, established in 1990, recognizes excellence in public relations practice worldwide in a variety of categories. Recipients of the award take particular pride in the recognition granted to their entry as meeting international standards of excellence in public relations. An overall IPRA Grand Prix for Excellence is presented each year to the entry judged as representing the highest standards that year. While there are many national and regional PR awards, there is only one truly global scheme: the GWA.

Background to Eventiada IPRA Golden World Awards

Eventiada IPRA Golden World Awards is the largest communications award in Eastern Europe, Russia, CIS and Central Asia, a regional partner of IPRA GWA, the largest global award organized since 1990 by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA). Since 2011 the competition awards outstanding performance in the area of communications. In 2019 Eventiada IPRA GWA covered 13 countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Croatia and Estonia. Eventiada IPRA GWA winners have special conditions when applying for the global IPRA GWA award.


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