SIBM Pune hosted the National Finals of PRoelio 2019, a PR based Case study competition organised by iSMaRT - PR Team of SIBM Pune. The competition also featured a mock press conference where finalists faced nerve-racking questions by pretend journalists.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to the brilliant jury panel comprising Ms. Varsha Marathe, Founder Director of ASPIRE PR & Strategies Pvt. Ltd., Ms. Richa Bakshi, Head of Marketing India at Loylogic, and Ms. Palak Malhotra, Founder of Badastoor Palak, a lifestyle and fashion blog for taking out their time for the students and reviewing each team's performance with dedication and professionalism. The PRoelio Journalists Panel, comprised of some of the most brilliant minds of SIBM Pune who did absolute justice to their cause of throwing a good rebuttal at the national finalists. The panel consisted of Pranjal Seth, Nitin Saurabh, Rumani Shah, Trideeb Patra, Adarsh Agarwal, Twinkle Pajiyar, Sachin Kumar Phogat, and Rajarshi Bhattacharya. The journalist panel was moderated by Chief Journalist Akash Mandal, who also closely gauged their act. Students from NIBM Pune, Wellingkar Mumbai and SIBM Pune were among the national finalists.

SIBM Pune heartily congratulates the Winners - Team Pronto comprising Mihir Belgaonkar, Saket Agrawal and Anish Agarwal and the Runners-up - Team PR olific Pfaffers comprising Sujith Ninan, Vijayakumar Thakkar, and Subhanjan Ray. The title of the Devil's Advocate (Best Journalist) was bagged by Adarsh Agarwal who stood out with his witty and well thought questions. We would also like to thank the volunteers for helping throughout the course of the events.