Vodafone tops nominations for IPR's 7th National Communication & PR Awards

Vodafone tops nominations for IPR's 7th National Communication & PR Awards
Source: Ghana|Myjoyonline.com | JoyBusiness | AI
Date: 17-01-2019 Time: 11:01:03:am
Henry Nii Dottey, Secretary of IPR Institute

Vodafone Ghana has topped nominations for the 7th National Communications and Public Relations Awards organised by the Institute of Public Relations (IPR) Ghana. 

The telecommunication company topped the nominations with seven categories followed by Stanbic bank and Ogilvy with four each.

This came to the fore after the Institute released the list of nominees Wednesday for the award ceremony which will be organised on Friday, February 1. 

According to the Secretary of the Institute, Henry Nii Dottey, the event will take place at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel and is open to all parties involved in the PR and communications industry.

He noted the entries in the 7th edition were very competitive as many more businesses continue to show interest in the awards.

Kojo Yankah, a renowned PR and communications expert and founder of the Africa University College of Communications, is the chairperson of the adjudicating panel.

The special guest of honour will be Chairman of the Council of State, Nana Otuo Siriboe II with Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Information Minister is the special guest.

Below is the list of nominations

Best community Relation

1. Access Bank

2. Ogilvy

3. Voltic

4. Stanbic

Best Content

1. Electricity Company of Ghana

2. Newmont Ghana

3. Ogilvy

Best in Crises and Issues communications

Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited

Best in Non-Profit communication 

1. Compassion International

2. Vodafone Ghana

Best in Social Media Communications

1. Electricity Company of Ghana Limited

2. Access Bank

3. Vodafone Ghana

4. Ogilvy

Best in Technology

1. Electricity Company of Ghana Limited

2. Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

3. Vodafone Ghana

Best In-house PR team

1. Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

2. Vodafone Ghana

Best Promotional Event


Internal Communicator of the year

1. Esther Gyebi Donkor

PR Campaign of year

1. Mahogany Consult

2. Ogilvy

3. Stanbic Bank

4. Vodafone

PR Consultancy of the Year

1. Global Media Alliance

2. Ogilvy

3. Touch Point

PR Educational Institution of the year

Ghana Institute of Journalism

PR organization of the year – Telecommunications

Vodafone Ghana

PR organization of the year – Extractive

Newmont Ghana Gold

PR organization of the year – Financial

1. Stanbic Bank

2. Access Bank

PR Organization the year – Manufacturing & Industry

1. Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority

PR Discovery of the year

1. Baaba Cofie

2. Cynthia Ofori-Dwumfuo

3. Joyce Ahiadorme

4. Clarence Amoatey

5. Yaa Asamoah

The event would also crown the PR Personality of the Year which is the highest award at the event.

The current holder is Paul Asare Ansah, former CEO of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) with Shirley Tony-Kum of Vivo Energy, the PR Discovery of the Year for 2017.