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DAN India managers brainstorm in Dubai, aim no. 2 position in India

The three-day training conference, now in its seventh year, saw the exchange of ideas across the different units of Dentsu Aegis Network India

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | December 16, 2016


Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) recently hosted its annual One-DAN conference in Dubai, where over 700 managers assembled under one roof to foster collaboration and partnership among the network’s group agencies. The conference, now in its seventh year, is the largest overseas training conference ever held by any marketing communications group from India.

This time, the annual conference was woven around the clear objective of positioning Dentsu Aegis Network as the No. 2 marketing communications group in India by the end of 2017. It was also hosted to celebrate the network’s strengthened and expanded foothold in creative that was clearly demonstrated at the Goafest’s 2016 edition.

The three-day conference saw the exchange and cross-pollination of ideas across the different units of Dentsu Aegis Network India, including that of its latest acquisitions -- Happy Creative Services and Perfect Relations Group. The platform introduced all teams of the newly acquired agencies to the one P&L model of the group and also helped them imbibe the values of network. Integration and data continued to be the buzzwords at the conference. DAN’s leadership status in areas such as OOH, creative, digital and media was also highlighted.

The annual conference, correspondingly, also recognised the network’s long-serving employees and talents across different group units who have worked to bring Dentsu Aegis Network India to its current position. Rajni Menon, President Carat, won the Chairman’s Award for 2016.

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Ashish Bhasin, Chairman and CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network South Asia, said, “Our goal of making Dentsu Aegis Network India the #2 communications group in India by end-2017 will only be made possible when every one of our 3,000 people across DAN India make it their mission to collaborate and relentlessly help their clients win in the market. That is what One-DAN is all about, and that is the DAN India ‘One Team One Dream’ emphasised.”

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