IPAN Hill+Knowlton Strategies was founded in New Delhi in 1988 as IPAN (Indian Public Affairs Network), as the first professional public relations agency to be set up in the country. Since then, the agency has not just charted its own growth, but also defined the growth of public relations industry in India, with many firsts to its credit, including advocacy, political advisory, brand property creation, corporate social responsibility, and strategic communication consultancy.
IPAN H+K Strategies, one of the most respected public affairs and public relations firm in the country, specializes in corporate communications, public affairs, marketing communications, crisis management, technology, finance, media & entertainment, and digital communications. The agency has a network of officers in five major cities staffed by 150 skilled PR practitioners. It has wholly owned offices in Delhi (Gurgaon), Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, and Kolkata, and local affiliations that reach over 100 cities across India.
Over the years, IPAN H+K Strategies has delivered several award-winning campaigns including creation of the property iGenius for Max New York Life Insurance, development of a strong financial literacy program titled ‘How India Earns, Spends, and Saves,’ earning the agency a National Diploma at the PR Lions at Cannes, and a PR Week Asia-Pacific for the launch of the new entertainment channel ‘Colors.’ IPAN H+K Strategies also curated the Guinness record-setting Windows 8 App Developers Marathon for Microsoft India in 2012.