Shailendra Singh receives the 'Brand Icon of the Year 2013'
Shailendra Singh, Joint Managing Director, Percept Limited, received 2 esteemed awards viz. ‘Brand Icon of the Year 2013’ and ‘Rising Brand Campaign of the Year 2013’ at the 4th edition of the India Leadership Conclave 2013. The illustrious 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave and Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 ceremony was held on Friday, 21 June 2013 at The Leela, Mumbai.
More than 200 business tycoons, media magnates, social reformers and policy makers attended the 4th edition of this prestigious conclave. The India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 organized by Network7 Media Group’s Indian Affairs Magazine, in association with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India, is one of India’s most prestigious award forums. The 36 award categories spanned all the major industries and sectors including Automobiles, Aviation, Banking, Consumer Durables, Consumer Products, Infrastructure, IT, Pharma, Healthcare, Retail, Telecom, Social Service and Indian Cinema .
Shailendra Singh, Joint Managing Director, Percept Limited, received 2 eminent awards viz. ‘Brand Icon of the Year 2013’ and ‘Rising Brand Campaign of the Year 2013’. The ‘Brand Icon of the Year 2013’ award recognized and honored Shailendra Singh’s innovations in the Branding & Communications domain and his vast contribution to the Entertainment, Media and Communications Industry. His unparalleled vision in creating India’s greatest advertising campaigns, producing National Award winning cinema and incepting iconic global SuperBrands such as ‘Sunburn’ have helped put India on the global dance destination map and won him many laurels on the international & India stage.
The ‘Rising Brand Campaign of the Year 2013’ award was conferred on Shailendra Singh for his efforts at creating the unique ‘MADE IN INDIA’ project, a United Welfare Trust initiative, with an objective to celebrating, promoting and building Brand India. This original and positive non-profit movement offers the ultimate platform that unites all Indians in a “Celebration of India” with a focus on the positive. The 360-degree movement encompassing online, on ground and media activities kick-started in 2012 with an objective to create a sense of pride in the hearts of a billion Indians.
Said Shailendra Singh, “This is a great honor and I am humbled to have received such illustrious awards from the Industry. I am really proud to see emergent forums such as the India Leadership Conclave highlight India specific issues and drive ownership and pride for the country. India has arrived and we, as proud Indians, have to take complete ownership of our nation and help promote ‘Brand India’ to the world. The time has come to celebrate the phenomenal rise and success of India and showcase the pride that we have for our nation. The ‘MADE IN INDIA’ campaign was my first step in this direction and it’s a great feeling to know that it’s made such an impact in such a short span of time. This award is a testimony to my beliefs and conviction.”