The Advertising Club announced that Smriti Irani, Minister for Textiles and Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, will be the Chief Guest of Honor at the inaugural edition of Marquees 2017.
The 63 years’ old The Advertising Club is the premier institution in the field of advertising, marketing and media, and is host to some of the industry’s biggest events like the Effies, Emvies and Abby’s.
The inaugural edition of the Marquees will be the Ad Club’s most prestigious award that honours brands and its custodians who have excelled in today’s rapid evolving marketing landscape. Judged by a panel of eminent people from the industry – consisting of Jury Chair, Sanjiv Mehta, CEO and Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Limited and other jury members which included Harsh Goenka, Chairman, RPG Enterprises; Naveen Chopra, Ex-COO, Vodafone and Senior Advisor, TPG Capital; Ronnie Screwvala, Co-Founder, UpGrad; Dilip Cherian, Founding Partner, Perfect Relations; Agnello Dias, Chairman and Founder, Taproot India and CVL Srinivas, CEO South Asia, GroupM.
The Marquees endeavours to evaluate and recognise success of brands by judging them basis the media mix strategy and other important factors like the pricing, distribution and the brand – consumer connect, underlining the impact of brand management on business.
Marquees 2017 will be held on August 11 at the Grand Hyatt Mumbai and will be attended by CEO’s, CMO’s, agency heads and the stalwarts from the advertising, marketing and media industry.
The entry to the event is by invitation only.