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Bulldog Reporter

August 10, 2016 09:25 ET

US-Based Bulldog Reporter Announces Partnership With Concept PR for Awards

HACKENSACK, NJ--(Marketwired - Aug 10, 2016) - US-based Bulldog Reporter, a renowned journal for communications professionals, has announced a partnership with Concept PR, a division of Concept Group, for the launching of its signature Bulldog Awards in India.

Bulldog Reporter is a leader in media intelligence, supplying news, analysis and high-level training content to public relations and corporate communications professionals for 35 years, with the mission of helping these practitioners achieve superior competitive performance. The Bulldog Awards celebrate corporate communications and public relations strategic and tactical prowess at the highest level. The Bulldog Awards is the only PR awards program to be judged exclusively by working journalists hailing from some of the best-respected news sources. The five annual awards programs have always been open to international organizations and agencies, garnering submissions from global agencies in Germany, Poland, Canada and the UK. Now, Indian communications professionals will also have an opportunity to showcase their work and talent, and compete globally.

Chris Morrison, President of MediaMiser, an affiliate of Bulldog Reporter, said, "There is so much incredible talent in India that is worthy of global recognition through Bulldog Awards. We look forward to seeing some of the great PR campaigns coming out of that country entered into our programs and witnessing new and innovative ways Indian agencies are reaching their goals in that market."

Announcing this exciting partnership Ashish Jalan, Director and CEO, Concept PR, said, "The Indian PR industry is at the cusp of a new and interesting phase where traditional and new media are equally dominant. At the same time, Indian communications professionals are breaking barriers with their extraordinary and innovative ideas. In this context, we are extremely happy to partner with Bulldog Reporter to introduce the Bulldog Awards in India and are confident that with our strong media relations, we can create a good benchmark for the media industry and the PR fraternity at large."

The first awards program to be introduced to PR professionals in India will be the 2016 Bulldog Stars of PR Awards. This program rewards agencies and individuals in the communications arena who are deserving of recognition for their outstanding talent. The program launched globally on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. There are thirty-two categories available to enter and win, with early-bird pricing in effect until September 9, 2016, and a final deadline of October 21, 2016.

Concept PR will also bring to India the benefits of Bulldog Reporter's 'Daily Dog' -- the public relations and communications industry's best-read, most widely distributed trade journal.

About Bulldog Reporter

Bulldog Reporter is a leader in media intelligence supplying news, analysis and high-level training content to public relations and corporate communications professionals with the mission of helping these practitioners achieve superior competitive performance. Bulldog Reporter publishes one of the industry's best-read, most widely distributed trade journal, Bulldog Reporter's Daily 'Dog. In addition, the company publishes a daily online newsletter -- Inside Health Media -- that focuses on media relations in the life sciences industry. Bulldog Reporter's affiliate, MediaMiser, is a leading provider of a global media contact database and media intelligence services. Bulldog Reporter presents industry awards competitions -- the Bulldog Awards -- which recognize excellence in multiple categories including corporate social responsibility, media relations, digital and social marketing, not-for-profit and overall outstanding professional performance. www.bulldogreporter.com

About Concept PR

Concept PR is the public relations arm of Concept Group, India's largest independent group of communications services. The award-winning public relations consultancy is powered by over 240 professionals having offices in 9 cities and a pan-India associate network that can execute public relations assignments in over hundred cities. The consultancy has a large practice in sectors including BFSI with a specialty in IPO communications, Infrastructure & Real Estate, Engineering, Power, Oil & Gas, IT & Telecom, Media, Entertainment & Sports, Education, Healthcare, and Diversified Corporates. Concept PR also has full-fledged Digital Communications and Investor Relations practices with a sizable and growing clientele. www.conceptpr.com

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