The annual event that recognizes excellence in marketing is back on December 18 this year. The jury for the prestigious awards is an eclectic mix of distinguished personalities who will judge the entries for the awards in 12 categories. The jury has representation from the media, marketing, event management, and advertising industries with Agnello Dias, the Chief Creative Officer of Taproot India, as its Chairperson.
The Pitch Youth Marketing Summit and Awards are now in their third year. The event has always tried to raise the bar for participants, taking the level a notch higher than the previous year. It is a platform to showcase the innovative approaches in youth marketing and what methods brands are using to stay ahead in the game.
Ranked 59th, Agnello Dias is the only Indian named in the US-based magazine’s 100 most creative people in Business list for 2013. He is the founder and chief creative officer of Taproot India. Popularly known as Aggie, he has made history by winning India’s first Cannes Lion Grand Prix and only Lion in the Titanium-Integrated category at Cannes besides winning multiple Grand Prix’ at the Asia-Pacific AdFest and The Spikes.
The panel includes names like K Ramakrishnana, popularly known as Ramki, President – Marketing, Café Coffee Day who is actively involved in engaging Café Coffee Day consumers via the new age medium ‘social media’. Jyotsna Makkar, a senior marketing professional, currently leads the Central Marketing Organization at Microsoft India, Brian Tellis, Chairman, Fountainhead Promotions and Events and President, EEMA. Other names include, Kartik Sharma – managing Partner, Maxus; Jasmin Sohrabji – CEO, Omnicom Media Group; Dalveer Singh, leader – Dialogue factory; Papa CJ, a stand-up comedian; Basant Rathore – VP – Strategy, Business Development & Brand at Jagran Prakashan Ltd; Anup jain -Sr VP- Retail at Bata India; Indranil Gupta- Founder-Director & Chief Executive Officer at Brand NEW Associates Pvt Ltd.; Anamika Mehta – CEO, Initiative, IPG Mediabrands and Prateek Mazumdar – Marketing head, Times Internet & TBSL.
The stage is set for some of the best minds to come together to judge the entries at the Jury Meet on Dec 10, 2013.
Watch this space for more information about the Pitch Youth Marketing Summit and Awards which take place on Dec 18, 2013.
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By Staff Writer