December 11, 2018

Press Release

Genesis Burson-Marsteller Strikes Gold at APAC Region Awards

Wins two awards each at the APAC Excellence Awards 2018 and PublicAffairsAsia Gold Standard Awards 2018

Gurugram, December 10, 2018: Continuing its winning streak this year, Genesis Burson-Marsteller bagged two wins at the APAC Excellence Awards 2018 and another two at the PublicAffairsAsia Gold Standard Awards 2018. With these wins, the firm, a leading public relations and public affairs consultancy that delivers integrated communication services to some of the best global and Indian companies, rounded off the Asia Pacific communications awards with 14 regional wins.


Genesis Burson-Marsteller’s award-winning campaigns at APAC Excellence Awards 2018 were:

  • ‘Mumbai Khadde Mein’ (Mumbai In A Pothole) for Red FM in the Viral Communications category
  • ‘World Diabetes Day’ for Novo Nordisk in the Health & Chemicals category 

Our campaign ‘Cartons Le Aao, Classroom Banao’ (Bring Cartons To Make A Classroom) for Tetra Pak was shortlisted in the Corporate Responsibility and Campaign of the Year categories, while the firm was shortlisted for the Agency of the Year category.

At PublicAffairsAsia Gold Standard Awards 2018, Genesis Burson-Marsteller’s award-winning campaigns were:

  • ‘#MumbaiLifeLine3’ for MMRC in the Issues Management & Crisis Communication category
  • ‘Transforming The Food Economy’ for World Food India, Ministry of Food Processing in the Media Engagement category

GBM was also shortlisted for its campaign ‘From A Stream To A River’ for Genesis Foundation in the Social Enterprise category.

Commenting on the wins, Prema Sagar, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Genesis Burson-Marsteller said, “It is so gratifying to see the hard work put in by our teams get recognized. It has been a spectacular year of award wins, especially at the Asia Pacific region level and I congratulate our teams for their relentless pursuit for excellence. These awards also bear testimony to the trust and partnership that we share with our clients and reassert our focus on pushing the boundaries of communication, creativity and commitment for our clients everyday.”

About Genesis Burson-Marsteller:


Genesis Burson-Marsteller has mirrored the journey of India’s public relations and public affairs landscape. For 25 years we have been pushing the boundaries of communications and setting benchmarks with our imagination, creativity and agility to Be More—for our clients, teams, industry and community.

We are a leading public relations and public affairs firm that delivers integrated communications services to some of the best global and Indian companies. Our focus is on creating a real measurable impact on client businesses through evidence-based, ideas-driven and result oriented campaigns. Our network across South Asia includes wholly owned offices in six of India’s key metros and a strong affiliate footprint in over 200 cities across India and neighbouring countries including Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar.