On 5 December 2008, the 9th International PROBA-IPRA Golden World Awards Winners were announced. In St. Petersburg. VTB corporate magazine "The Energy of Success" was recognized the best in the Corporate Newsletter category.
Citing Vasily Titov, Deputy Chairman of VTB Management Board, "Customer relationship has always been in the focus of our attention, especially through the corporate communications. Therefore, we are glad to get such a weighty award. We will undoubtedly continue to further promote our corporate editions, hoping to get new awards in future".
PROBA-IPRA GWA is a core professional PR award in Russia.
In 2008, The Energy of Success was also recognized the best corporate newsletter for customers in the 2008 Russian Corporate Press Leader competition. Besides, our magazine was on top of the Best Corporate Solution category at the Silver Threads 2008 competition.
The Energy for Success magazine has been published since March 2006. There have already been 18 editions with the circulation of 11,500 copies. VTB magazine is the only corporate newsletter in Russia, which is circulated world-wide. Its geography covers more than 120 Russian cities and 80 countries. The magazine is designed for VTB corporate customers and partners, as well as for economic and political establishment. It is distributed under subscription.
Since 2008, The Energy of Team, a magazine for VTB staff, and The Control Interest, a newsletter for VTB shareholders have also been published.
VTB corporate editions' website is at: www.vtbmagazine.ru