The award was conferred to IPA in the first year of its inception
Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) has bagged the maiden Best Association Award at the 5th India Association Congress, which was held recently in Bangalore. Dr Rao VSV Vadlamudi, President – IPA, TB Nair and Kaushik Desai, Honorary General Secretary – IPA received the award. IPA was conferred with the award in the first year of its inception.
India Association Congress (IAC) is organised by CIMGLOBAL every year with participation from association leaders and stalwarts representing various associations of engineering, health, construction, plastic, machinery, information technology etc. The two-day event covered various topics and challenges through interactive panel discussion and participative workshop stressing on areas like membership strategy for recruitment and retention, global practices, marketing skills to generate member participation and resource mobilisation, corporate social responsibility initiatives and other subjects like successful organisation of meetings and importance of leadership.
The inaugural address was given by Prof Rajeev Gowda, Member of Rajya Sabha and professor of economics with Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Prof AK Sood, Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore was the keynote speaker on nano technology. The congress was attended by more than 200 participants from various associations.