BALI - West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil and Head of the Public Relations and Protocol Bureau of the Regional Secretariat of Prov. Jabar Hermansyah was awarded in The 5th JAMPIRO (Jamboree PR Indonesia) at the Prime Plaza Hotel Sanur Ballroom, Bali, Thursday (10/31/19).
Emil - as Ridwan Kamil is called - won the Most Popular Leader award in Social Media 2019 for the Governor category. Meanwhile, Hermansyah grabbed the Silver Winner of PR Indonesia 2019 for the category of Head of Public Relations Bureau.
The two awards were given directly by PR Indonesia Group CEO Asmono Wikan to Hermansyah who also represented the Governor of West Java.
Hermansyah said that the award would trigger his side to continue working. "This also encourages us to go forward to make West Java Public Relations better," he said.
There are a number of assessment criteria for the Most Popular Leader in Social Media 2019, namely positive activity and conversation on social media. As for Indonesian PR personnel, there are a number of processes, namely administrative selection and presentation.
According to Hermansyah, during the judging, he presented how his party was able to maintain diversity through campaigns.
"If we are able to give positive messages, we will be positive in the regions," he said.
JAMPIRO PR Indonesia itself is an annual event that aims to appreciate public relations practitioners in Indonesia. Besides The Most Popular Leaders in Social Media and Indonesian PR People, there are two other awards, namely Rookie Star and Icon PR Indonesia.
Meanwhile, CEO of PR Indonesia Asmono Wikan said that his party took Indonesia Indicator to screen candidates for the Most Popular Leaders in Social Media 2019.
"We gave more than 1,000 candidates to the Indonesian Indicator. Then, they screened and finally selected figures who were entitled to receive the award," he said.
In addition, Asmono said that public relations plays an important role in an institution or institution. "There must be a role for communication (in an institution and agency). And it is run by public relations," he said.