MAM

10th AdFest announces agenda, lines up 14 sessions

MUMBAI: With the 10th AdFest just around the corner, the Asia Pacific Advertising Festival president Jimmy Lam has announced the agenda for this year consisting of 14 speaker sessions. The festival will kick off on 14 March and culminate on 17 March at Peach, Royal Cliff Beach resort, Pattaya in Thailand.

"This is the laregst AdFest ever and I am delighted that we have been able to provide such a rich content for our delegates. This year's speakers and topics are simply too good to be missed," says Lam



Confirmed creative speakers at the event include David Droga speaking on how 'The future isn't what it used to be', John Hunt will talk about how 'If it ain't got that swing, it don't mean a thing' and Benjamin Palmer giving advice on 'Learning by doing'. Peter Souter valiantly tackles the unpredictable with 'The future of advertising.'

This year, the AdFest has invited speakers to throw some light on consumer insights. David McCaughan runs McCann-Erickson's Pulse survey. His topic is 'Don't call them consumers'. Daniela Krautsack's from Mediacom Vienna will throw light on the influence of ambient media in 'Cows in Jackets'.



The panel discussions that are popular at AdFest have been brought back and include Paul Kemp-Robertson from Contagious leading a panel discussion on "Brand Utility" with creative leaders from the Asia Pacific region. Lewis Blackwell advises delegates to 'Look, don't read", and will lead a panel discussion with some of AdFest judges.

Japan Advertising Federation will share with delegates 'The Practical Guide to Planet Japan'. Three speakers from Dentsu, Hakuhodo and ADK will be joined by moderator Chris Kyme, informs an official rekease.



Japan Association of Commercial Film will present its all time favourite 'Remarkable Five', introducing five young TVC directors from Japan, Philippines, New Zealand, Singapore and Bangladesh. Each budding director will present his or her short film based on the "Turning Ten" theme of AdFest 2007.

AdFest has invited festivals from other regions to showcase the best work. Among these, Daniel Marcet will present FIAP - the Latin American advertising festival with its winning ads. Jure Apih will present the award winners from Golden Drum - the new Europe advertising festival. Michael Conrad will talk about the mission of the first ever, InterContinental Advertising Cup to be held in Spain in November 2007.

Last but not least, Donald Gunn will release the Gunn Report for the year 2006 and reveal the tally of most awarded ads, the most awarded agencies, clients and countries.

Last but not least, Donald Gunn will release the Gunn Report for the year 2006 and reveal the tally of most awarded ads, the most awarded agencies, clients and countries.

Among the Indian representatives at the AdFest this year, Ogilvy & Mather India, Mumbai executive chairman and national creative director Piyush Pandey has been invited to preside over the Press Lotus category chairperson, he has also been roped in as a speaker on 16 March.

Leo Burnett India, Mumbai executive creative director Nitish Tiwari has been invited to join the judges panel for the Outdoor Lotus category, while McCann Erickson, Mumbai creative director Raghu Bhat will be on the panel of judges for the TV Lotus category.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/22/intel_0.jpg?itok=FG-hC3Co
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns over relationship with employee

Intel Corporation CEO and member of board of directors Brian Krzanich today announced his resignation for a breach of company policy involving a relationship with an employee.

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/22/philli%5Bpe.jpg?itok=i_OqetJp
Louis Philippe launches new ad campaign #RiseAboveTheRest

One of India’s leading menswear brand Louis Philippe, from Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail, has come up with a unique ad campaign 'Rise Above The Rest', showcasing that true leadership is about taking decisions that leave a lasting impact.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/22/Taco_Bell.jpg?itok=Z6U0LWrp
Taco Bell wants to make potato great again with new campaign

MUMBAI: Taco Bell is set to make its way into the hearts of potato lovers across India. The brand has just launched a unique potato centric take on the traditional taco. The all new Crispy Potaco will give this much-loved vegetable a new identity where it will no longer play the sidekick in most...

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/22/Hewlett-Packard.jpg?itok=WAfcwLQA
HP urges people to use original ink in new campaign

MUMBAI: Information technology company HP (Hewlett-Packard) has launched a digital film Chikloo, as a part of the on-going initiative to promote its original ink and cartridges.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/22/Oyo_Rooms.jpg?itok=VkrFCVy8
Oyo expands footprint in China

MUMBAI: Indian budget hotel company Oyo Rooms has forayed into China to cater to the country’s burgeoning hospitality industry. Oyo Rooms. The Softbank-backed Oyo in China will have 11,000 exclusive-franchise or merchandised rooms across 26 cities. The service will be available in Xiamen, Kunming,...

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/21/johnson.jpg?itok=DKeojJYF
Johnson's celebrates 125 years with new campaigns

American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturing company, Johnson’s recently completed 125 years in the baby care products category in India.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/21/itc.jpg?itok=cX8Y1slV
Team ITC makes India proud ,Wins a Silver Lion at the Young Lions Marketers Competition at Cannes

Two young women managers from ITC made India proud by winning the Silver Lion at the very competitive & prestigious Young Lions Competition at Cannes. The team comprised Raisa Chakravarty and Anupama Sharma from ITC's Personal Care Products Business. They had earlier won the India Challenge....

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/21/walmart.jpg?itok=iUQSOmvw
Walmart sells $16 billion worth of bonds for Flipkart acquisition

American multinational retail corporation, Walmart, has decided to sell $16 billion worth of bonds to help finance its investment in Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart.

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/21/Greenscape.jpg?itok=PAtWgjGE
Greenscape gets insects to tweet & spread awareness about e-waste

MUMBAI: Most people dump their e-waste just like their regular waste. This results in e-waste ending up in dump yards and landfills. To discourage people from doing this, Greenscape, India’s leading IT waste disposition company, joined hands with Dentsu Webchutney to launch #TinyBugsTweet campaign...

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories