On Wednesday, 8 April 2009, during the Gala of the Monthly VIP Awards, Mr. Radu Gratian Ghetea, the President of CEC Bank, was awarded "The prize for the contribution to the development of the society". The event rewarded the performance of certain outstanding figures in the fields of business, journalism, theatre, film, music, television.
The prizes of the VIP Magazine were awarded during a greater event, which also included the release of the VIP Moda Magazine, the VIP Moda Prizes for the year 2008 and the Exhibition of Romanian Brands. During the exhibition of Romanian brands, well-known or young designers had the opportunity to exhibit representative pieces in their own collections, all made in Romania, according to the recently released VIP MODA Magazine.
VIP Magazine is published by Grup Management that also publishes Cuvantul and Vacante&Calatorii.