The new Chair of the 2019 PharmaTimes Communications Team of the Year executive steering group (ESG) reveals why in-house practitioners and agencies should enter into this unique, industry renowned competition.

Outlining the main process of the competition, CEO of HCA & Chair of the ESG, Mike Dixon said, “Whether an experienced in-house practitioner, freelancer or agency consultant, this unique award allows you to demonstrate your communications capabilities in a competitive, yet confidential and supportive environment”.

Mike will be ably assisted as Chair by two other members of the executive steering group. Victoria Stanley, Associate Director of Publicis Resolute, and Angie Wiles, Founder of The Difference Collective, will offer their expert knowledge and experience of the industry to ensure that the 2019 competition continues the success of its predecessor.

The competition has been designed to ensure that all candidates walk away having partaken in a worthwhile and beneficial experience. The executive steering group, as well as the panel of judges, will use their knowledge to formulate a feedback report on all of the teams’ and individuals finals day performance – an unrivalled form of reflection and improvement.

As well as receiving invaluable feedback, winners will receive an industry renowned pharma trophy to cap off their fantastic achievement within the competition. Mike continued to hail this process as “a valuable learning experience in its own right, with the added opportunity to receive a valuable accolade to further enhance your career CV.” All finalists can be confident that they have partaken in a worthwhile programme with the added potential of enhancing their career in healthcare communications.

With entry options available for agencies, in-house practitioners, and freelancers, don’t miss out on you and your teams chance of success in 2019 – spaces will fill up fast so get your entry in sooner rather than later!