Lagos NIPR announces date for 2022 LaPRIGA Awards
The Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has announced Saturday 2 December 2022 for the seventh edition of the Lagos State PR Industry Gala and Award (LaPRIGA). The awards will hold at the Podium International Event Centre in Ikeja.
According to the organisers, the new awards recognise the growing diversification of public relations into many new areas as one of the essential management disciplines in the modern world.
The new categories are Best in Technology Public Relations, Best in Public Relations Education, Best in Hospitality PR, Best in Political Communication, Best in Entertainment PR, and the Best Use of Research & Measurement.
Chido Nwakanma, chairman, selection committee for LaPRIGA 2022, said that the committee has taken steps to build on and encourage greater participation of stakeholders in the 2022 edition of LaPRIGA. According to him, NIPR members will be at the centre of the nominations and choice of winners. “Our more stringent criteria demands inclusion for this year’s awards”.
According to Nwakanma, other award categories cover Public Relations Practitioner of the year, Corporate Communication Professional of the Year, Most Influential PR professional, and Outstanding Public Affairs Practitioner of the Year.