PT Dexa Medica received an award for its Corporate Public Relations performance through the Indonesia Corporate PR Award 2018, organized by the International Public Relations Association: IPRA in collaboration with Warta Ekonomi on Friday, August 24, 2018.
This award was handed over directly by the former Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the Republic of Indonesia as well as the Founder of Warta Ekonomi, Prof. Dr. Ir. H. Fadel Muhammad, accompanied by the CEO of Warta Ekonomi Muhammad Ichsan, and received by Mr. Sonny Himawan as Head of Corporate Communications Dexa Group at Balai Kartini Jakarta.
Indonesia Corporate PR Award 2018 (IPRA Award) appreciates public relations performance of a company, state institution, ministry, minister, foundation, or figure who has succeeded in making the most talked about and the most admired companies, institutions and figures.
“We hope this award can build and increase public trust towards the winners,” said Fadel in his keynote speech.
Carrying the theme “Beyond PR Excellence”, Public Relations is defined as the agent of delivering information both through writings and speeches to the public so that the public can understand the information correctly. This includes building a good branding image to certain companies and figures.
The IPRA Award 2018 was also attended by the Director General of Information and Public Communication – Ministry of Communication and Information Technology RI, R Niken Widiastuti. “Awards for Public Relations are very important in order to build a positive reputation of the company which will improve the company’s performance,” Niken said in her keynote speech.
Sandiaga Uno was also one of the recipients of the 2018 IPRA Award as The Popular Political Figure. He also took the time to attend and give a speech to the audience. “PR does not always convey the public interest. Public Relations is about telling personal stories too,” said Sandiaga.
The recipients of the Indonesia Corporate PR Award 2018 were selected through media monitoring research on 40 national online media and 12 Asian online media. This activity has been carried out since January 2018 by companies, institutions, and figures, using 10,000 keywords and 293,500 news reports. Through this activity, the IPRA Award 2018 selected figures, institutions, companies as award winners for several categories.
“Dexa Medica is very honored and grateful for this award as well as the public trust towards the company. The high level of public trust is encouraged by the good Corporate Image and values that we must maintain. I would like to invite all Dexans to become the PR for Dexa Group by continuing to spread the good news from Dexa. Good News from Dexan,” said Sonny Himawan.
President Director of PT Dexa Medica Mr. Wimala Widjaja revealed that the award related to public relations was the reflection of Dexa’s core value “Expertise for the Promotion of Health”.
“Dexan, wherever they are, wherever their work unit must exert all their best abilities according to their expertise. Through this competence and continuous improvement process carried out in synergy, it encourages the level of trust and a positive image of Dexa in public, including the media,” explained Wimala.
PT Dexa Medica won the Indonesia Public Relations Award for the first time. Corporate Communications Dexa Medica