Second time win taking Sri Lankan PR Industry to the global limelight Challenging times create impetus for opportunities and innovation – Ashan Kumar MD
Sri Lanka’s PR Wire has won the prestigious PR World Awards at the 9th annual PR World Awards.
PR Wire was able to secure the momentous Gold Award for the second time, with the first in 2015, and once again emerging victorious with close competition from PR agencies which secured the Silver Award and Bronze Award, from Russia and USA respectively.
In 2015 there were three more Gold Award Winners from around the world, but this year was a special occasion where the judges selected only one deserving PR firm as the Gold Award winner.
Judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2019 award winners. Winners will be honoured in San Francisco on Monday, October 28, 2019 during the annual SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner in San Francisco attended by the finalists, winners, judges and industry peers.
Ashan Kumar – Founder and Managing Director of PR Wire applauded, “We are truly honoured to receive such an accolade and bring glory to our mother island. I am especially delighted that for a country like Sri Lanka at this stage,the award would add greater value and recognition. I would like to take a moment to dedicate this win to all our valued clients, media and especially my hard working and committed team and vendors who make our services truly amazing”.
He further added, ” These are challenging times and what better time to innovate and add value than the present, through creating opportunities in a highly competitive market. This pinnacle awardis a testament to the excellent work we do and the innovation within the industry with our commitment to bringing global best practices to Sri Lanka.
We will continue to make an impact in all our offerings, services, and most importantly make an impact to our nation through excelling in perseverance”.
The coveted annual PR World Awards program encompasses the world’s best in recognizing in-house professionals and teams, and all agencies such as Advertising agencies, Branding agencies, Design agencies, Direct Marketing agencies, Full Service agencies, Internet and Digital agencies, Marketing agencies, Media Planning & Buying agencies, Promotional agencies, Public Relations agencies, Social Media agencies, start-up agency professionals, teams, departments, and achievements from all over the world.
PR Wire offers Public Relations consultation and services to meet the marketing communication needs that range from reaching mainstream media to engaging with new media. The consultancy helps organisations meet their communications goals through strategic public relations. PR Wire is an affiliate member of Edelman, the world’s largest public relations firm. The company offers a diverse range of Public Relations services, and Digital Public Relations engagements through constant service research and development and innovation.
PR World Awards® is the world’s premier public relations and corporate marketing awards program created to honour and recognize industry-wide and peer achievements and best efforts of agencies and in-house public relations, marketing, corporate communications, investor relations, and business development professionals, teams, departments, and achievements. The Annual PR World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards® recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America which also includes other programs such as CEO World Awards, Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and
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