The Most Splendid Medal of Excellence Was Awarded to Public Relations
The most splendid medal of excellence for Iran public relations and the only medal of the
The most splendid medal of excellence for Iran public relations and the only medal of the 12th International Conference of Public Relations, which is the second medal ever granted in the history of the said Conference, was awarded to the Public Relations and International Affairs Department of Petropars Group.
A report released by the Public Relations and International Affairs Department of Petropars Group reads, “The 12th International Conference of Public Relations which was held on December 27, 2016, was attended by Hojjatolislam Shahidi Mahallati, the Representative of Vali Faqih, Vice-President and the Head of Martyrs Foundation, Dr Hesameddin Ashena, Advisor to the President, professors of telecommunications and public relations, and well over 300 managers of the public relations departments of government-affiliated entities and private-sector organizations and institutions.” The Public Relations and International Affairs Department of Petropars Group attended the Conference to publicize the great event of inauguration of Phase 12 of South Pars Gas Field.
The evaluators and experts of the said Conference sought recourse to Petropars Headquarters place in two phases to examine and review the plans, programs and activities of the Public Relations and International Affairs Department of Petropars Group. The activities which were carefully reviewed by the expert team included holding of the ceremonies related to inauguration of Phase 12 of South Pars Gas Field, with particular significance attached to management and planning; publicizing and promoting; production of video clips, short films and teasers; communications with the mass media (comprising content production, holding tours and press conferences); advertisements (comprising campaigns, environmental promotions, televised promotions, advertisements in the press etc….); development and production of programs jointly with IRIB; design, fabrication and unveiling of Phase 12 memorial monument; design and construction of the hall where inauguration ceremonies were held; design, decoration and equipment of Phase 12 Project view gallery, and documentation.
Upon completion of the evaluation process and after holding an interview with Petropars Group CEO, the Board of Judges and Examiners acknowledged that Public Relations and International Affairs Department of Petropars Group was merited and qualified enough to be awarded the one and the only medal of Iran Public Relations in the course of the 12th International Conference of Public Relations, a medal which is the second medal ever granted in the history of the Conference. The medal was granted by the Vice-President to Engineer Seyed Hadi Mirbagheri.
Dr Akbar Nematollahi, Managing Director of Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Petroleum, who was the keynote speaker of the Conference, highlighted the significance of public relations departments and commented, “Public relations are expected to establish intra-organizational and inter-organizational relations in the institutions and/or the entities where they are engaged. By so doing, they can develop relations at various levels using different techniques in order to help their organizations attain their pre-determined aims and objectives.
He further commented, “Today we are happy to see that our counterparts at Petropars Group Public Relations Department won a great recognition by the 12th International Conference. This indicates that they have done a great job in their Department. In fact, I witnessed the great job they accomplished in the course of inauguration ceremony of Phase 12 of South Pars Gas Field, and we can now see that their activities were acknowledged by the Board of Judges and Examiners.
It should be noted that the Public Relations Medal is the most splendid sign of excellence which has so far been granted only to the Endowment and Charity Affairs Organization and Petropars.
The 12th International Conference of Iran Public Relations, which focused on future researches and social accountability, was jointly held at the place of Olympic Hotel Conference Hall by the International Society of Moslem Agents of Public Relations, International Public Relations Association (IPRA), Society of Public Relations Experts from universities, ministries, government-affiliated entities.