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PR & Brand Comms Summit in Dhaka on October

The first-ever ‘PR & Brand Comms Summit 2019’ will be held in the city to uplift the skills in public relations, media management and brand communications strategies.

Organisers disclosed the information to reporters through a ‘Meet the Press’ programme in a city hotel on Monday. They informed that the daylong summit will be held on Saturday, October 26 at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) Complex which will be organised by Communication firm Ra’dia Inc. in association with Dream Deviser and ShobdoKolpoDrum.

From the organisers, summit coordinator and Ra’dia CEO Syed Rabius Shams has said they would host the immersive summit every year from now. The initiative is an ideal opportunity for mid-level and young professionals, entrepreneurs, fresher and PR and digital marketing enthusiasts, he said.

The attendees will get an interactive-milieu and an experience-sharing platform from the creative communicators, domain experts and real-life educators where the sessions will sequentially upright the required knowledge and skills needed to excel in the public communications, advertising and branding ecosystem, he also said. It will be a great networking opportunity for PR professionals connecting with some of the country’s most influential entities and organisations. Some 200 participants aged between 20 and 45 will be selected through scrutiny based on education, experience and interest.

The last date for online registration is Oct 15. Details about the event can be found at bit.ly/2lDap9m or the people willing to participate can call 01680-589878.

Ads of Bangladesh is Outreach Partner of the summit. Dhaka International University is the knowledge partner, Rapid PR is the PR & Communications Partner, Srabon Prokashoni is the Publication Partner while BoxOffice BD is the photography partner of the Summit. Nazmul Ahsan, CEO of Shobdokolpodrum, Zillur Rahman, head of Project & 1Programme of Dream Deviser, Shahidul Islam Shakhor, managing director of Rapid PR and Rajib Ahmed, CEO of BoxOffice BD, among others, attended the Meet-the-Press.