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14th Global Communication Conclave in Kochi on March 6 & 7, 2020

KOCHI: Communicators premier body Public Relations Council of India will hold its 14th Global Communication Conclave at Kochi, in association with the World Communicators’ Council (WCC), on March 6 & 7, 2020 with theme being PR Beyond 2020. The venue is: Gokulam Park Hotel & International Convention Centre, Near Kaloor metro station. PRCI is the pan-India platform of communication, PR, media, advertising, HR, marketing communication professionals, mass communication teachers and students. “As we all are aware, 20:20 represents perfect vision. We at PRCI strongly feel that it is time to look beyond perfection since there is always room for improvement. It is not a mere coincidence that the theme will be discussed in the year 2020,” said M B Jayaram, Chief Mentor and Chairman Emeritus of PRCI. B N Kumar, Chairman of PRCI Governing Council said: “As in the previous 13 Global Conclaves, PRCI will have top notch professionals from Corporates, Communication, Media, Advertising, HR, Marketing and Mass Communication academicians at the 14th Conclave. Our previous Conclaves have seen an attendance of over 500 delegates. We expect many more numbers in the Manthan of ideas in the Spice City.” Explaining the theme, S Narendra, president – National executive of PRCI said: “PR has come a long way, from being courier boys, travel assistants or glorified protocol managers. Now, we strongly feel that it’s time to look beyond all these and see where we fit in and command value that we PR or communication professionals deserve,” said Narendra, ex-advisor to many PMs and former Government of India spokesperson. Dr T Vinay Kumar, Conclave chairman and president-elect, PRCI national executive, said: “We in Kochi are all set to receive the delegates from across the world. We are sure the Conclave will be an exciting event with power-packed sessions and several takeaways in terms of thoughts and actions.” A notable aspect of the Conclave is that it is being held in association with the just launched World Communicators’ Council (WCC). Promoted by PRCI, WCC aims to be a one-stop Global Knowledge Powerhouse in mass communication. Sunil Kannath, director-international of PRCI explained that WCC will endeavor to integrate communication organisations and professionals globally for sharing knowledge and contribute to the exchange of ideas and experiences to communicate for a better world, as the motto says. “We hope to see a synthesis of ideas from among the youth as we will have a dedicated session for the segment,” said Geetha Shankar, chairperson of PRCI-YCC. PRCI will also honour corporates and achievers with its signature Chanakya awards, 12th in the series and induct professionals into the unique PR Hall of Fame. The Conclave will also recognize talent with the much sought after PRCI Excellence Awards, 10th in the series.