Goafest CREATIVE ABBY' Jury Chairs announced for Design, Print Craft and Direct category
The Goafest Creative Abbys, the highly coveted advertising awards that recognize the best in advertising and marketing has announced the final jury list for the coveted awards. The Awards Governing Council of Goafest 2016 has declared the Jury Chairs for all remaining verticals i.e. Design, Print Craft, & Direct category .Alok Nanda, Founder & CEO, Alok Nanda & Company will chair the design category, Raj Nair, Chief Creative Officer, Madison BMB will chair the jury for Print Craft category and Ramesh Iyengar, CMD, Select Direct Marketing Communications will chair the jury for the Direct Category.
Alok Nanda, Founder & CEO, Alok Nanda & Company is touted as India’s only brand and communications consultancy focused on the lifestyle and luxury sector. Nanda started his career with the creative powerhouse Trikaya Advertising and went on to become National Creative Director and then member of the Grey Asia-Pacific Creative Board. He left Trikaya to set up Alok Nanda and Company and has since then helped build brands like the Taj Hotels, Arrow, Wrangler, Sula wines, Lodha, Barista, Ambuja and Marico etc.
Raj Nair, Chief Creative Officer, Madison BMB has lived advertising for over 2 decades and has been the mind a soul behind some pioneering campaigns. He has been a part of leading agencies like JWT, Enterprise and Contract Advertising as regional creative director. Raj has to his credit over 300 + accolades to his name from Indian and international award shows, and has also served as a jury member at many reckoned awards. According to Raj, in a nutshell, he is a writer, people watcher, dream - seller, idea trader and most importantly, an avid story teller who likes to get into the minds of people.
Ramesh Iyengar, CMD, Select Direct Marketing Communications has been an integral part of the digital direct marketing industry for more than 17 years. Mr. Iyengar Ramesh was conferred the honor of being a Hall of Famer by DMAI for his longstanding and pioneering work in the Indian DM industry since 1987 .He has been credited with galvanizing the data driven marketing industry . He was also chosen for his untiring efforts in the job of educating and training thousands of young Direct Marketeers through teaching assignments spanning 2 decades.
Presented by the Advertising Club and AAAI the Goafest ABBYs 2016 will once again see the entire advertising and marketing fraternity come together in Goa from 7th April, 2016 to 9th April 2016 at The Grand Hyatt, Bambolim, North Goa.