Winners of annual contest for PR services of Gazprom’s subsidiaries announced

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Main prize in Charity Project category awarded to Warmth of Our Hearts project by Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta. Pictured: Olga Filippova, Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta

The winners of the 8th Corporate Contest for the PR services of Gazprom’s subsidiaries were awarded today at the Company’s office in Moscow. The jury assessed the contestants’ performance in 2016.

The main prize in the Charity Project category was awarded to the Warmth of Our Hearts project by Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta. In the course of the project, the company’s employees provided support to elderly people in need of care and attention at integrated social services centers. Students of company-sponsored children’s institutions and young employees of Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta took part in the initiative.

Main prize in Charity Project category awarded to Warmth of Our Hearts project by Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta. Pictured: Olga Filippova, Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta
Main prize in Charity Project category awarded to Warmth of Our Hearts project by Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta. Pictured: Olga Filippova, Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta

Olga Filippova, Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta

Gazprom Tsentrremont’s Cosmic Weekend won in the Project for Children category. Organized jointly with the Multi-Child Family Association of the Moscow Region (MNOGO NAS), the recreational project was aimed at families with three or more children.

Main prize in Project for Children category awarded to Cosmic Weekend project by Gazprom Tsentrremont. Pictured: Natalia Burdina, Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Tsentrremont
Main prize in Project for Children category awarded to Cosmic Weekend project by Gazprom Tsentrremont. Pictured: Natalia Burdina, Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Tsentrremont

Natalia Burdina, Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Tsentrremont

Gazprom Transgaz Samara’s Coloring the World project took the first place in the Low-Budget Social Project category. The project hinges on a simple principle: ‘If you want to make the world a better place, go for it.’ The project participants painted the walls of seven childcare centers in the Samara Region with original artwork. The initiative cost zero rubles.

Main prize in Low-Budget Social Project category awarded to Coloring the World project by Gazprom Transgaz Samara. Pictured: Alexander Luchinin, Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Samara
Main prize in Low-Budget Social Project category awarded to Coloring the World project by Gazprom Transgaz Samara. Pictured: Alexander Luchinin, Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Samara

Alexander Luchinin, Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Samara

Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol’s Cognoscenti project came out on top in the Year of Occupational Safety Project category. The project was meant to highlight the paramount importance of human life and health. A safety-themed intellectual competition was held among the company’s employees.

Main prize in Year of Occupational Safety Project category awarded to Cognoscenti project by Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol. Pictured: Elena Shapina (right), Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol
Main prize in Year of Occupational Safety Project category awarded to Cognoscenti project by Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol. Pictured: Elena Shapina (right), Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol

Elena Shapina (right), Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol

Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk’s museum was acknowledged as the best corporate museum.

Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk’s museum acknowledged as best corporate museum. Pictured: Oleg Bargilevich, Deputy Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk
Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk’s museum acknowledged as best corporate museum. Pictured: Oleg Bargilevich, Deputy Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk

Oleg Bargilevich, Deputy Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk

The highest award in the Combating Non-Payments category went to Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Vologda for its publicity efforts aimed at reducing TGC-2’ arrears to Gazprom in the Vologda Region. The amount of repaid debt totaled RUB 263 million in 2016.

Highest award in Combating Non-Payments category handed to Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Vologda. Pictured: Alexey Zavyalov, Adviser to Director General, Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Vologda
Highest award in Combating Non-Payments category handed to Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Vologda. Pictured: Alexey Zavyalov, Adviser to Director General, Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Vologda

Alexey Zavyalov, Adviser to Director General, Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Vologda

The Trassa newspaper of Gazprom Transgaz Yekaterinburg was named the best corporate print media outlet in 2016. According to the jury, it was the most informative publication in the line-up.

Trassa newspaper of Gazprom Transgaz Yekaterinburg named best corporate print media outlet in 2016. Pictured: Denis Seleznev (right), Head of PR Service, Gazprom Transgaz Yekaterinburg
Trassa newspaper of Gazprom Transgaz Yekaterinburg named best corporate print media outlet in 2016. Pictured: Denis Seleznev (right), Head of PR Service, Gazprom Transgaz Yekaterinburg

Denis Seleznev (right), Head of PR Service, Gazprom Transgaz Yekaterinburg

Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy’s Popular Science Videos about Gas and Gas Condensate Production won in the Best Corporate Film category. The project was praised for its gripping and vivid presentation of the subject.

Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy’s Popular Science Videos about Gas and Gas Condensate Production awarded in Best Corporate Film category. Pictured: Natalia Kitsova (left), Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy
Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy’s Popular Science Videos about Gas and Gas Condensate Production awarded in Best Corporate Film category. Pictured: Natalia Kitsova (left), Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy

Natalia Kitsova (left), Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy

Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol took the trophy for best website among Gazprom’s subsidiaries in 2016. The website was singled out for its user-friendliness and up-to-date reporting.

Main prize for best website among Gazprom’s subsidiaries in 2016 awarded to Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol. Pictured: Elena Shapina (right), Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol
Main prize for best website among Gazprom’s subsidiaries in 2016 awarded to Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol. Pictured: Elena Shapina (right), Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol

Elena Shapina (right), Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol

The Grand Prix for social achievements from Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, went to Gazprom Transgaz Moscow for its great efforts in tracing and perpetuating the memory of fallen warriors as part of the Memory Watch International Military-Patriotic Campaign.

Grand Prix for social achievements from Alexey Miller, Chairman of Gazprom Management Committee, awarded to Gazprom Transgaz Moscow for Memory Watch International Military-Patriotic Campaign. Pictured: Alexander Babakov, Director General, Gazprom Transgaz Moscow, Alexander Bespalov, Head of Gazprom Department, and Konstantin Misyautov, Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Moscow
Grand Prix for social achievements from Alexey Miller, Chairman of Gazprom Management Committee, awarded to Gazprom Transgaz Moscow for Memory Watch International Military-Patriotic Campaign. Pictured: Alexander Babakov, Director General, Gazprom Transgaz Moscow, Alexander Bespalov, Head of Gazprom Department, and Konstantin Misyautov, Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Moscow

Alexander Babakov, Director General, Gazprom Transgaz Moscow, Alexander Bespalov, Head of Gazprom Department, and Konstantin Misyautov, Head of PR and Media Relations Service, Gazprom Transgaz Moscow

Alexey Miller’s Grand Prix for industry-specific projects was awarded to Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta for the Chronicle of the National Oil and Gas Industry, 1273–2016. In the course of the project, an expansive scope of historical materials on the evolution of the Russian fuel and energy complex was presented and made available to the wide public.

Alexey Miller’s Grand Prix for industry-specific projects awarded to Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta for Chronicle of the National Oil and Gas Industry, 1273–2016. Pictured: Alexander Gaivoronsky (foreground center), Director General, Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta
Alexey Miller’s Grand Prix for industry-specific projects awarded to Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta for Chronicle of the National Oil and Gas Industry, 1273–2016. Pictured: Alexander Gaivoronsky (foreground center), Director General, Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta

Alexander Gaivoronsky (foreground center), Director General, Gazprom Transgaz Ukhta

Background

The Corporate Contest for the PR services of Gazprom’s subsidiaries has been held since 2009. The Contest is aimed at improving the quality of corporate print media and stimulating the creativity and initiative of PR specialists at subsidiaries.

Contest winners are determined by a jury composed of independent experts: journalists, publishers, PR specialists, and employees of Gazprom Magazine and the Company’s Department in charge of Gazprom’s information policy.

 

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