Prasoon Joshi & Raj Nayak to chair 2017 PromaxBDA Awards & conference
PromaxBDA, the association that represents more than 10,000 companies and promotion & marketing professionals at every major media organisation, has announced the jury for the 14th edition of its annual awards and conference, PromaxBDA India 2017. Industry veterans Prasoon Joshi, Chairman, McCann Worldgroup Asia Pacific, and Raj Nayak, CEO - Hindi Mass Entertainment, Viacom18, will chair the PromaxBDA Awards and conference, respectively, in its 2017 edition. The PromaxBDA 2017 Conference is scheduled for May 17 and 18.
PromaxBDA Conference – India will host a line-up of the who’s who of the Indian television and broadcast industry among speakers, jury and partners. PromaxBDA Awards 2017 in India will felicitate industry professionals across segments via award categories. While the awards will honour members of the industry, the conference aims to highlight topics, future plans, trends observed, etc.
Speaking about his role at the PromaxBDA Awards 2017, Prasoon Joshi, Chairman, McCann Worldgroup Asia Pacific, said, “I look forward to chairing the 14th edition of the PromaxBDA Awards. The platform recognises creative talents in the television and broadcast industry and has been aspirational for enterprising individuals. It would be interesting to study and award work that showcases insightful cross-pollination of ideas. And focus the limelight on forward thinking individuals, those of who have shown tremendous potential to truly disrupt the space.”
Raj Nayak, CEO - Hindi Mass Entertainment, Viacom18, said, “This year, we hope to elicit the same excitement as we present prolific speakers who will speak about the future of the television industry. Our endeavour, with this edition, is to initiate discussions on the changes we have seen and will soon witness, as well as how these affect the space and the people as a whole.”
Rajika Mittra, India Country Head and Director for Strategic Partnerships, PromaxBDA, added here, “We look forward to hosting yet another successful conference in India. PromaxBDA, as an entity, aims to be facilitators by which the platform can inspire emerging television and broadcast industry professionals, while making the industry as a whole future-ready. With a successful run of 13 editions, we hope that we can encourage the next generation of creative thinkers to disrupt all barriers in the space to emerge as revolutionaries in the field.”
PromaxBDA Conference India 2017 will see a host of prominent speakers and jury members felicitating television industry’s rising stars. Some of the categories for the PromaxBDA Awards in India include, Something for Nothing, The Big Small Idea – Best Use of Digital, Best Drama Campaign and Best Holiday/Seasonal Promo, to name a few.