PRomise Foundation for PR announces PRAXIS 2012

07 Sep,2012

By A Correspondent

 

The PRomise Foundation for Public Relations, has announced PRAXIS 2012 – India’s first weekend summit for Public Relations and Corporate Communications professionals to be held at Le Pondy in Pondicherry on November 23 and 24. The summit will bring together students, professionals: young & mid-level and veterans of the Public Relations business under one roof to discuss various aspects that impact the profession.

 

The summit will be inaugurated by Prof. Dr. J. V. Vil’anilam, author of Public Relations in India and former Vice Chancellor – Kerala University who will make opening remarks. The inaugural keynote address will be by eminent PR practitioner and New Jersey based author of several bestsellers on Public Relations -Deirdre Breakenridge who is making her debut India visit exclusively for the summit.

 

There will be three power panels with PR firm leaders and senior corporate communicators discussing Creativity, Measurement and Talent in Public Relations besides a special session on the art of Storytelling by two bestselling authors Anita Nair and Ashwin Sanghi. Another summit highlight will be Rapid Fire, a series of short presentations by nine professionals from different walks of life sharing their experiences and contributions to the business of Public Relations in India.

 

The inaugural gala will include a live concert and the second day will have a special keynote address by an eminent personality. Both these elements are being finalized and will be announced in due course. The event sponsors will be some of the leading public relations firms, a media measurement company and an academic institute among others. The Holmes Report will be a media partner. Participants may register by accessing the microsite at bit.ly/PRAXIS2012

 

The Foundation has a Board of Advisors consisting of senior professionals from academics, media, corporate communications, marketing and business. A Board of Mentors comprises country heads of the leading Public Relations firms. The younger professionals consist of Supporters and Friends who contribute time and ideas to the smooth running of the various initiatives.

 

Shane Jacob and Amith Prabhu, both of whom work full-time with leading Public Relations firms, are summit co-chairs and are putting together PRAXIS 2012 in their spare time with the help of like-minded professionals from 15 other organisations who are all trying to create a platform for the profession on a voluntary basis.

 

The PRomise foundation is a one of a kind non-profit that has been created by young Public Relations and Corporate Communications professionals with one goal: To do PR for Public Relations. It is guided by a Board of Advisors and a Board of Mentors. Its initiatives are managed by volunteers who contribute time and ideas as Trustees, Supporters and Friends. More information at www.promisefoundation.com

CONTACT – Email: promisefoundationforpr@gmail.com; Twitter: @PRomiseFdn; Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/iprcc/

 

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