Fulcrum Winners Announced

The organisers of Fulcrum Awards announced the winners on Saturday, September 24th at a gala evening in Aamby Valley, Lonavla.  The grand awards night saw an audience of over 500 professionals from the communications business. Keeping the theme of the awards - To Honour Excellence in the Communications Profession, the awards ceremony commenced with the announcement of The Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr Irfan Khan was bestowed with the recognition.  A jury of 17 eminent communications leaders, which was chaired by Mr. Sunil Gautam, decided the winners.

The winners were chosen through online and offline judging. The complete winners list is given below.     

Technique Awards - Best Use of Content
Goa Tourism Development Corporation: Tourism by Tourists, Adfactors PR

Technique Awards - Best Use of Creativity
Fevicol (Pidilite Industries): Shramdaan Divas - Bringing dignity into the lives of carpenters, Adfactors PR

Technique Awards - PR Event of the Year
Flipkart: Big Billion Days 2015: The human side of India’s largest sale event turning negatives into positives
Technique Awards - Best Use of Digital and Social Media
Janssen: Me Without Migraine, MediaMedic Communication

Technique Awards - Best Integrated Communications Campaign of the Year
Fevicol (Pidilite Industries): Shramdaan Divas - Bringing dignity into the lives of carpenters, Adfactors PR

Technique Awards - Best Use of Evaluation & Measurement
Immunization Technical Support Unit (ITSU): One shot against seven deadly diseases, Genesis Burson-Marsteller
Technique Awards - Best Public Affairs Campaign
Consortium of Global Private Equity Firms: Listing of the Stock Exchanges in India - A campaign to tackle the issue of non-responsiveness of the authorities to list stock exchanges in India,
Integral PR
Partnership To Fight Chronic Diseases: Time to Unburden - Commitment to reduce the NCD burden in India through a multi-sectoral approach, S.P.A.G

Technique Awards - Issue and Crisis Management
Jet Airways: The Flight from Brussels, Adfactors PR

Technique Awards - Best Internal Communications and Employee Engagement 
Asian Paints Ltd: Voice of Customer, BLAQ
Standard Chartered Bank India: IOU 
Technique Awards - Best New Product Brand Built Through PR
Godrej Security Solutions: Goldilocks -  My Personal Locker for Everyday Valuables! Adfactors PR

Technique Awards - Most Impactful Media Campaign
National Basketball Association Pvt Ltd India: Go Big Go NBA, Genesis Burson-Marsteller

Technique Awards - Best Use of Community Engagement of the year
Viacom 18 Media Pvt Ltd: Saving India’s Cinematic Legacy One Frame At A Time
Fevicol (Pidilite Industries): Shramdaan Divas - Bringing dignity into the lives of carpenters, Adfactors PR

Special  Awards - In House Team of the Year
Godrej Group Corporate Communications Team

Special  Awards - In House Innovation of the Year: Special Commendation to:
Viacom 18 
Team Flipkart Stories (Internal)

Special  Awards - Boutique Consultancy of the Year
Ideosphere Consulting Pvt Ltd

Special  Awards - Mid Size Consultancy of the Year

Special  Awards - Large  Consultancy of the Year
Adfactors PR Pvt Ltd
Individual Category - Agency

Lifestyle Luxury and Sports  Neha Mathur Rastogi, CEO, Wordswork
Technology & Telecom  Shivalika Chadha, Senior Account Director, Avian Media Pvt Ltd
Government Affairs Advocacy and Community  Sharmistha Ghosh, Head CSR &Advocacy, Avian Media Pvt Ltd
Start Ups  Eshant Arora, Associate Vice President, Value 360 Communications
BFSI & Corporate  Hemant Batra, Senior Vice President Financial Services, Adfactors PR Pvt Ltd

Individual Category - In House

Hospitality & Travel  Ajay Jasra, GM Corporate Affairs, SpiceJet 
Auto  Bhartendu Kabi, Head Corporate communications, Hero MotoCorp Ltd, Weber Shandwick
Technology & Telecom  Archana Mohan, Dell India Pvt Ltd
Start Ups  Aman Dhall, Group AVP and Head of communications, PolicyBazaar.com
BFSI & Corporate  Sujit Patil, VP Head Corporate communications, Godrej Industries Ltd
The Fulcrum Awards is a property launched by PRmoment.in – the leading online magazine for PR professionals in India along with Event Capital - an event IP specialist earlier in April this year. The awards night was hosted by The PRomise Foundation and supported by SCoRe.  The awards were open for both in-house and PR consultancies where communication teams could nominate their work and individuals could nominate themselves for various categories.

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