… To Recognise Professionalism, Excellence in PR Practice
The Lagos State Chapter, the flagship branch of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), has announced that the sixth edition of Lagos PR Industry Gala and Awards (LaPRIGA) will hold at the D’Podium International Event Centre, Ikeja, Lagos, on Saturday, December 18, 2021.
The Chairman of the Lagos Chapter, Mrs. Comfort Nwankwo, disclosed this at a media briefing held on Thursday in Lagos, explaining that LaPRIGA 2021, with the theme: “GLITTERATI”, will celebrate the best of the industry and key stakeholders.
According to her, the LaPRIGA Awards has evolved to become the Communications Industry Oscars, a prestigious high-profile event showcasing and recognising excellence in public relations practice, stressing that it will be a night of elegance, joy, class and celebrations exclusively for stakeholders in the communications industry.
Her words: “Over 25 honourees from public relations consultancies, practitioners, stakeholders and the media will smile away with the prestigious LaPRIGA Figurine in different categories. Nominees are voted for by members of the Institute”.
Nwankwo averred that LaPRIGA has consistently recognised corporate organisations for their extraordinary acts of giving, sharing and loving which has made a demonstrable difference in host communities and in the lives of specific persons.
“These prizes are administered by the Advisory Board of LaPRIGA made up of individuals with impeccable character and requisite academic and professional accomplishments”, she added.
The Chairman also informed that the Chapter annually sets aside a percentage of proceeds from the event to support a CSR initiative tagged “Extra Mile Project’, in support of people living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).