3 Grands Prix and over 40 certificates receive the winners of the 17th Student Contest Crystal Orange


On July 11 Yakov Minevich, Partner, CEO of R.I.M. Porter Novelli, and Valery Sidorenko, CEO of Interium agency, were on the jury panel for the 17th Student Contest Crystal Orange.

50 well-known communications market experts chaired by Alexander Chumikov evaluated 200 projects in 16 categories and determined the best of them.

“We were greatly surprised by the high level of projects presented at the contest, the comprehensive approach and the ecosystem conception of the event, the true creativity that allowed for the implementation of unconventional but efficient approaches to problem solving,” commented Yakov Minevich at the panel session.

The award ceremony for the winners and honorees will take place in October at the 9th all-Russian student forum Your Country Needs You held in Moscow.

R.I.M. Porter Novelli communication agency has been one of the partners of the contest since 2016.

About the Crystal Orange contest

It is a youth social event celebrated for over 17 years. Currently thousands of university students and graduates from 37 Russian regions participate in the contest. The organizers and partners of the contest are: Youth Center for Public Relations Development “Crystal Orange”, Association of Teachers of Public Relations (APSO), Russian Public Relations Association (RASO), Association of Consultancies (AKOS), Russian Association of Communication Directors and Corporate Publishing (AKMR).