Courage + Clarity + Credibility = Crafting &
Measuring Impactful Communications

6th February, 2020 | Taj Lands End, Mumbai

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"The Changing Face of PR/Corporate Communication in India"


Join us and your peers to examine the present, the future and the challenges of PR/corporate communication in India. You will hear from some of the country's top communicators as they share their experiences and insights. The day long summit will have 35+ speakers and 120+ attendees.

About the Summit
Make sure communications count. Beyond the basics. Into metrics, executive buy-in, business objectives, corporate journalism, tough social issues, non-traditional audiences and more. The Corporate Communication & PR Summit will teach strategies and tactics for an intensifying professional discipline.

The theme of this year's edition is 'Courage + Clarity + Credibility = Crafting and Measuring Impactful Communications'

Session topics will include:

  • Aligning Communication Strategy and Corporate Business Objectives
  • Tell Your Story With Corporate Brand Journalism
  • Navigating Sensitive Social and Political Issues
  • Caring for Your Most Credible Information Source: Employees
  • Social Media: Being Heard Above the Noise
  • Navigating Sensitive Social and Political Issues
  • How Communicators On-board New Executives
  • Putting Together a Comprehensive, Integrated Communications Plan

Network and learn along with some of the most effective communicators at work today, from large companies and small. A fast-paced conference with ample audience exchange, the Corporate Communication & PR Summit will go well beyond traditional concepts and skills. Attendees will be armed with novel ideas and new contacts; better prepared to craft strategies that don't copy others but are unique to their companies.

The summit would also host in the evening 'Corp Com & PR Excellence Awards' which have been created to honor the most outstanding achievements of communications professionals in their field. In addition to this, the Awards also provide an excellent networking forum for all attendees and take a comprehensive look at communications achievements across the Asia.

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Who will you meet?

Directors, Vice Presidents, Heads, Senior Managers & Managers of

  • Corporate Communication
  • Internal & External Communication
  • Marketing Communications & Brand Management
  • Public Relations / Media Relations
  • Investor Relations / Stakeholder management
  • Corporate Affairs & Govt Policy
  • Media Management
  • CSR / Sustainability
  • Human Resources / Employee Relations
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08:30 am – 09:50 am

Registration with Tea /Coffee

09:50 am – 10:00 am

Lamp Lighting Ceremony & Welcome Note

10:00 am – 11:15 am

Panel Discussion

Theme: Revitalise Your Internal Communications Strategies! Capitalise On The Latest Opportunities In Social Media & New Technologies & Motivate During Times Of Change For Measurable, Company-Wide Engagement Which Boosts Productivity & ROI

  • Social Media - Maximum Impact, Maximum Engagement: Identify the best performing channels to ensure you are investing cleverly, monitoring successfully and achieving the results you need
  • Boost Engagement, Productivity & Motivation: Fresh, forward-thinking strategies to capture attention and drive staff morale and engagement
  • Update Your Internal Communications With The Latest Technologies, Tools & Apps: Avoid passing fads to sustainably and successfully implement new staff engagement strategies
  • Measure Engagement, Prove ROI, Turn Data Into Action! Best-in-class measurement methods to evaluate engagement and demonstrate your impact, performance & value
  • Reach Out & Resonate With The Hard-To-Reach: How to overcome generational, geographical and cultural hurdles and keep diverse, mobile workforces engaged
  • Make Digital Transformation Work For You: Cut through with the best new, innovative and cost-effective digital channels and video tactics
  • Inspire Leaders To Be Engagement Advocates: Transform managers and leaders into authentic and trusted communicators who motivate colleagues and drive company-wide productivity
11:15 am – 11:45 am

Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Panel Discussion

Theme: Social media strategy: Targeted, Results Focused Social Media Strategies To Boost The Reach, Relevance & Impact Of Your Corporate Messages On The Right Platforms

  • Strategies to have a strong social media strategy in place to influence positive organisation perceptions and press coverage and deliver next-level results
  • Smart, tailored approaches to maximise reach, trust and engagement with the right tone of voice on the right platforms for your audience
  • Latest platform innovations and influencer trends! Leveraging technology to communicate with and engage a geographically dispersed & multi-generational workforce
  • Adapting corporate social media strategies to stay relevant and ensure your messages get across
  • Effective tips, tricks and tools for tracking social media activity and building insight-led platform strategies to keep growing and boost results
  • Insights into where best to focus time, efforts and resources to communicate corporate messages effectively in today’s ever-changing digital world
12:45 pm – 01:00 pm

Corp Com & PR Excellence Awards

01:00 pm – 01:45 pm

Lunch & Networking Break

01:45 pm – 03:15 pm

Panel Discussion

Theme: Communication Leaders Panel: If Content Is King Then Engagement Is Queen

  • CEO as your Brand Ambassador: Turning your communications challenges into triumphs
  • Articulating the new and evolving skillsets required of today's corporate communicators
  • Digital Engagement: Transforming your Communications & PR strategies
  • Crisis Management & Corporate Reputation: Sailing through stormy waters
  • Internal Communications: The new HR communicating to a changing workforce
  • The Magic of Storytelling: Uncovering stories within your organisation to build brand loyalty
  • Reimagining communications & PR in a tech driven world
  • Design thinking for developing innovative communications strategies
  • Reaching out to Gen Z: Decoding the screen addicts
  • Applying Data Insights and Analytics to make better Decisions: Adapting to a data driven world
03:15 pm – 04:00 pm

Individual Presentations

Theme: TBA

04:00 pm – 04:30 pm

Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

04:30 pm – 05.30 pm

Panel Discussion

Theme: The Changing Face Of PR/Corporate Communication - Beyond The Basics. Into Metrics, Executive Buy-In, Business Objectives & More….

  • Analyzing The Growing Importance Of Content Management In Digital PR
  • Creating Sustainability Campaigns: What Works And What Doesn't
  • The impact of purpose-led collaboration: How CSR can be a gateway to customer and employee engagement
  • Methods To Stay Ahead Of The Game, Adapt To The Constantly-Changing Industry Landscape & Effectively Harness AI, Automation & Chatbots
  • Aligning Communication Strategy and Corporate Business Objectives
  • Navigating Sensitive Social and Political Issues
  • Mobile First: How To Create Relevant PR Content For Mobile
  • Bridging the generation gap - Millennials @ work
  • Fresh, Impactful Content & Channel Strategies To Reach, Engage & Influence Key Stakeholders & Customers
05.30 pm - 06.00 pm

Corp Com & PR Excellence Awards


Coming Soon..

Award Categories

  • Best Annual & CR Report of the Year
  • Best Internal Publication of the Year
  • Best External Publication of the Year
  • Best Corporate Film & Video of the Year
  • Best Corporate Website of the Year
  • Best Use of Social Media to Create Corporate Awareness
  • Best Use of Mobile Communication & Apps for Business Creation
  • Best Multi-Channel Communication of the Year
  • Best Viral Communication of the Year
  • Best issues & Crisis Communication of the Year
  • Best Use of Content Marketing in Communication Strategy
  • Best Employer / Internal Campaign of the Year
  • Best Influencer / Eternal Communication of the Year
  • Best Launch Campaign / Communication of the Year
  • Best Event & Experiential Marketing Communication of the Year
  • Best Public Affairs Campaign of the Year
  • Best CSR Communication of the Year
  • Best Recruiting & Employer Branding Campaign of the Year
  • Best Data Driven Communication of the Year
  • Best Innovation in Digital Communication
  • Best Innovation in Digital, Social & Mobile Communications
  • Best Small Idea, Big Impact Communication of the Year
  • Best Achievement in Shaping a High-Performance Culture
  • Expert Leadership & Manager Communications of the Year
  • Excellence in Change Communication of the Year
  • PR Champion of the Year - Agency
  • PR Champion of the Year - Brand
  • Best B2B PR Campaign of the Year
  • Best Crisis Management Campaign of the Year
  • Best PR Digital Communication Strategy of the Year
  • Best Direct-to-Consumer PR Campaign of the Year
  • Best Engagement for a Targeted Community
  • Best Event-led PR Campaign of the Year
  • Best Government Sector PR Campaign of the Year
  • Best Insights-Driven PR Campaign of the Year
  • Best Investor Relations Campaign of the Year
  • Best Media Relations Campaign of the Year
  • Best PR Idea of the Year of the Year
  • Best PR-led Integrated Communications Strategy of the Year
  • Best Product Launch / Re-Launch PR Campaign of the Year
  • Best Re-Branding PR Campaign of the Year
  • Best Regional PR Campaign of the Year
  • Best Sports PR Campaign of the Year
  • Most Creative PR Stunt of the Year
  • Best PR Professional of the Year
  • Best Internal Communicator of the Year
  • Best Communication Strategist of the Year
  • Best Corporate Communications Achievement of the Year
  • Most Creative Corporate Communications Professional of the Year
  • Most Valuable Corporate Communications Milestone of the Year
  • Best Investor Relations Department of the Year
  • Best Investor Relations Achievement / Milestone of the Year
  • Investor Relations (MVP) Most Valuable Professional of the Year
  • Best Investor Relations Team of the Year
  • Best In House Corporate Communication & PR Team of the Year
  • Corporate Communications Champion of Champion 2018

To Nominate Contact

Avantika Patel
(+91) 767.804.1182

Jury Members
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Ram Mankekar

Group Head & VP - Corporate Communications
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Bibek Chattopadhyay

Head - Corporate Communications
Ambuja Cement Ltd.
Manoj Jha

Manoj Jha

VP, Head - Corporate Communications
DB Realty Ltd.
Braj Kishore

Braj Kishore

Head - Corporate Communications
Reliance Infrastructure Ltd.
Janet Arole

Janet Arole

Head - Corporate Communications
Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail Ltd.
Zarine Damania

Zarine Damania

VP & Head - Corporate Communications
PhillipCapital (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Aanandita Bhatnagar

Aanandita Bhatnagar

Director - Corporate Communications
NetApp India Pvt. Ltd.
Heena Kanal

Heena Kanal

VP & Head - Corporate Communications
Cipla Ltd.
Vinney Pillai

Vinney Pillai

Head - Corporate Communications
Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd.
Shalaka Kagathra

Shalaka Kagathra

Sr. VP & Head Corporate Communications
Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd.
Randhir Singh

Randhir Singh

Head – Corporate Brand & Communications
Lupin Ltd.