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iMedia Brand Summit Goa, India July 31 - August 2, 2019

 

 

India's most influential Summit for Marketing & Tech Leaders to Converge, Discuss Shared Challenges & Foster Future Partnerships

This exclusive, invitation-only event is a closed forum brings the power of face-to-face to life by connecting senior marketers from major brands with  agencies, publishers and innovative tech and service providers. iMedia Summits gives you unfettered access to new resources, tools, solutions, and– most importantly – connections.

For  CMO’s driving functionality, organizational prowess, digital transformation, and  above all, brand and business growth, iMedia Brand Summit will bring you the right CONTENT, the right PARTNERS, and the right mix of PEERS to help YOU navigate reality, challenges and opportunities amongst cultural and societal shifts and conversation.

For Innovators, Agency Heads and Tech Leaders driving business growth, product positioning, customer experiences, iMedia Brand Summit will bring you the right PLATFORM, the right TARGET AUDIENCE and the right OPPORTUNITIES to help you achieve your business objectives.

2019 Theme - Agility in the era of Perpetual Beta

The role of marketers continues to undergo a profound shift, offering them newer challenges and opportunities every day. Marketers must now think and act as Growth drivers, building proficiencies to deliver company-wide change in response to shifting market, technology and consumer patterns.

Taking advantage of these new opportunities, needs marketing to become Agile, that is the ability to be rapid, iterative, experimental, and unafraid to fail.  Agile marketing teams make the customer journeys seamless, respond innovatively to market demands, build personalization at scale, and deliver data-driven enhancements to improve the effectiveness of future gazing strategies.

So how do successful companies develop the people, process, and marketing technology to make agile marketing happen at scale?

 

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Attend the Summit

If you are a Networker or Sponsor - If you are a media agency, creative agency, digital agency, publisher or a technology platform/solution provider , you NEED to be at iMedia Brand Summit, Goa. Our networkers comprise of:

Media agency
Creative agency
Digital agency
Publishers
Technology platforms / solution providers

To participate in our 2019 event please get in touch with our sales team by clicking on the below button

Up to 80 of the most influential marketers from India’s leading brands are invited to spend two days and three nights at this unique Summit at Alila Diwa, Goa, as guests of iMedia. Our delegates comprise of:

  • CMOs, CIOs and CEOs
  • Heads of Digital
  • Heads of E-commerce
  • Heads of Digital Marketing

If eligible, you’ll receive a complimentary pass to this event along with the following benefits:

  • Automatic invitation to the Brands-only, closed-door Meeting
  • 2.5 days of peer-to-peer exchange
  • Informative, insightful sessions and keynotes on the most timely and critical issues
  • Roundtable discussions
  • Access to networking functions, including iMedia's exclusive One to One program
  • Complimentary meals and beverages
  • Complimentary 3-nights accommodation at Alila Diwa, Goa.

Featured Speakers

  • Aashish Chopra

    Aashish Chopra

    VP - Content Marketing

    Ixigo

  • Abhishek Verma

    Abhishek Verma

    Brand Lead - Monetization Strategy

    UC Ads

  • Akash Banerjee

    Akash Banerjee

    Founder & Host

    The Desh Bhakt

  • Amit Sethiya

    Amit Sethiya

    CMO

    Syska Group

  • Angad Bhatia

    Angad Bhatia

    COO, Indiatimes Lifestyle Network

    Times Internet Limited

  • Ankit Paul

    Ankit Paul

    Country Lead- Monetization Strategy & Programmatic

    UC Ads

  • Ashish Tiwari

    Ashish Tiwari

    Sr. Vice President – Marketing & Digital

    Future Generali

  • Ashutosh Prakash

    Ashutosh Prakash

    Senior Manager

    Nestle

  • Atit Mehta

    Atit Mehta

    Head of Marketing

    BYJUs

  • Bhavana Mittal

    Bhavana Mittal

    Ex Regional Head of Media and Digital

    RECKITT BENCKISER

  • Binda Dey

    Binda Dey

    Head - Marketing

    Red Chillies Entertainment

  • Himanshu Mehta

    Himanshu Mehta

    Brand Lead – Monetization - UCWeb

    UC Ads

  • Hitesh Chawla

    Hitesh Chawla

    CEO

    SilverPush

  • Hitesh Malhotra

    Hitesh Malhotra

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Nykaa.com

  • Ipshita Chowdhury

    Ipshita Chowdhury

    Director Marketing

    Signify Innovations

  • Jayraj Jadhav

    Jayraj Jadhav

    Head of Marketing & e-Business

    Tata AIG General Insurance

  • Kanwaljit Singh

    Kanwaljit Singh

    Managing Partner

    Fireside Ventures

  • Kartik Mehta

    Kartik Mehta

    CRO

    SilverPush

  • Kaveri Misra

    Kaveri Misra

    Industry Strategist

    Adobe

  • Kiran Kothari

    Kiran Kothari

    Head, Products Specialists

    Adobe

  • Lucjan Exner

    Lucjan Exner

    Global Sales Manager

    Opera

  • Manisha Koirala

    Manisha Koirala

    Author and Actress

    Bollywood

  • Neel Pandya

    Neel Pandya

    Head of Media

    Loreal

  • Neena Dasgupta

    Neena Dasgupta

    CEO and Director

    ZIRCA Digital Solutions

  • Pankaj Singh Parihar

    Pankaj Singh Parihar

    VP & Head of Digital Marketing

    Godrej Consumer Products & Godrej Industries LTD

  • Pankaj Vermani

    Pankaj Vermani

    Founder & CEO

    Clovia

  • Pippa Scaife

    Pippa Scaife

    Commercial Director, Digital Ad Sales and Data

    CNN

  • Prachi Mohapatra

    Prachi Mohapatra

    CMO

    FBB

  • Prasad Pimple

    Prasad Pimple

    VP Ecommerce & Digital Marketing

    HDFC Life

  • Prasad Shejale

    Prasad Shejale

    Co-Founder & CEO

    Logicserve Digital

  • Prashant Puri

    Prashant Puri

    CEO & Co-Founder

    Adlift.com

  • Preeti Chaturvedi

    Preeti Chaturvedi

    Associate Vice President – Marketing & Publicity

    Penguin Random House India

  • Puneeth Bekal

    Puneeth Bekal

    Director Marketing

    MasterCard

  • Puneet Das

    Puneet Das

    Vice President Marketing India

    Tata Global Beverages

  • Puneet Gulati

    Puneet Gulati

    Area Digital and Media Lead

    GlaxoSmithKline

  • Ram Jalan

    Ram Jalan

    Chief Marketing & Customer Officer

    Omaxe

  • Reena Mishra

    Reena Mishra

    India lead, Senior Partner, MSA

    Microsoft

  • Sachin Vashishtha

    Sachin Vashishtha

    Associate Director & Head - Digital Marketing

    Paisa Bazaar

  • Sankalp Mehrotra

    Sankalp Mehrotra

    Head of Monetization

    Flipkart Ads

  • Sai Narayan

    Sai Narayan

    Director & Group head - Marketing & Brand

    Policybazaar.com

  • Satish Kadu

    Satish Kadu

    Founder & CEO

    YOptima

  • Sumanta Ray

    Sumanta Ray

    Group Chief Marketing Officer

    Narayana Health

  • Sunder Madakshira

    Sunder Madakshira

    Head of Marketing

    Adobe

  • Sunil Kamath

    Sunil Kamath

    Chief Business Officer

    ShareChat

  • Uma Talreja

    Uma Talreja

    CMO

    Shoppers Stop

  • Virginia Sharma

    Virginia Sharma

    Director, Marketing Solutions

    LinkedIn

  • Vishal Rupani

    Vishal Rupani

    Co-Founder and CEO

    mCanvas

  • Agenda

    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Today’s competitive world offers you two alternatives – strategize and re-strategize. The session by Adobe’s experts helps you design and execute innovative benchmarking techniques for evaluating your performance versus competitors and create a strategy roadmap. In this high impact 90-minutes sessio ... ()
    Head, Products Specialists
    Industry Strategist
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    An ice breaking session on day 1, where you get a chance to speed-network with all the fellow attendees for 1 Minute. Do carry at least 150 business cards!
    Sponsored by:
    LinkedIN Marketing Solutions
    7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
    Is your Brand Social Media Agile?
    8:20 PM - 10:00 PM
    Kick start next 2 days of learning & networking over traditional Goan food and drinks @ Spice Studio
    7:30 AM - 8:45 AM
    Breakfast & Business One on One
    8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
    How is data driving the actions required for content, tech & creative, to impress today’s consumer? Companies have access to more data than ever, but how can that be translated into real insights? Leading brands a on turning knowledge about 'what' consumers are doing into useful answers about 'why' ... ()
    Director & Group head - Marketing & Brand
    Head of Marketing & e-Business
    Chief Marketing & Customer Officer
    9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
    Powering Ecommerce with content
    COO, Indiatimes Lifestyle Network
    9:40 AM - 9:50 AM
    The rise of contextual advertising beyond text, key words and past user behavior.
    9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
    “Marketers change slower than the markets” is a paradigm marketers have been challenged for the last two decades. Today iconic brands are finding ways and methods to respond to and ahead of changes, sometime tectonic in quantum. Creating new categories, making marketers the new strategists and rai ... ()
    Head of Marketing
    10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
    Grab a tea/coffee and network with like-minded, innovative brands, sponsors and networkers.
    10:40 AM - 11:30 AM
    Whether it’s a social campaign, video, podcast, branded content, influencer marketing and so on— all have the same mission—to capture the attention of consumers—to surprise them and delight them. How is technology helping us achieve these emotions in our consumer through effective, efficient, and ex ... ()
    11:30 AM - 11:40 AM
    While exposure gets customers recognize your product, engagement marketing pulls people in by telling stories, driving interactions, and addressing customer needs and interests. The session will introduce how brands can reach to massive user base and involve customers in a deeper and interactive rel ... ()
    Country Lead- Monetization Strategy & Programmatic
    Brand Lead - Monetization Strategy
    Brand Lead – Monetization - UCWeb
    11:40 AM - 11:50 AM
    Data is making media planning and buying more accountable, driving key decisions and measurable outcomes. However, making intelligent decisions out of dynamic and multidimensional data is a non-trivial challenge that causes misplaced trends and undesired outcomes. This session discusses the challeng ... ()
    Founder & CEO
    11:55 AM - 12:10 PM
    How you can unlock the potential of world’s largest professional networking platform to build and scale meaningful conversations for your brand.
    Director, Marketing Solutions
    12:10 PM - 12:30 PM
    This session will explore the importance of making emotional connections with audiences to ensure greater affinity, recall and engagement. The session will delve upon how brands can create relevant and memory triggering content to achieve long-lasting relationships with consumers.
    Commercial Director, Digital Ad Sales and Data
    12:30 PM - 12:40 PM
    This session will cover the changing dynamics of the digital media industry, and how eCommerce is becoming the most valuable piece of digital real estate. Why should marketers leverage such platforms and how should you do so for your brand?
    Head of Monetization
    12:40 PM - 1:30 PM
    Join your fellow delegates with marketing priorities and solutions similar to your own, at a special Lunch & Discuss session.
    1:35 PM - 2:10 PM
    How high-quality branded content can drive customer engagement and inspire action
    Chief Marketing Officer
    VP - Content Marketing
    2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
    Accessible Marketing - Inclusive and accessible digital marketing to reach people with disability
    India lead, Senior Partner, MSA
    2:30 PM - 2:40 PM
    Thinking out of the box and innovating is the only option you have if you want to get noticed and survive in today's Attention Economy. Come, join us as we take you through a journey of how brands are creating experiences that elicit happiness and evoke emotional responses in an otherwise dull mobil ... ()
    Co-Founder and CEO
    2:45 PM - 2:55 PM
    For more than 20 years, Opera has been focusing on developing fast and secure browsers that provide people with a better experience on the web. In this session, Opera will feature a discussion on how innovation has been a key driver for scaling its user base in multiple markets around the world. Joi ... ()
    Global Sales Manager
    3:00 PM - 3:10 PM
    The session will explore how brands can effectively reach out to next billion users through the power of regional social media, and the importance of building a regional brand strategy.
    Chief Business Officer
    3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
    In a consumption centric world, it is important for Brands to be more than the product. Catch Manisha Koirala in conversation with Preeti Chaturvedi at the iMedia Brand Summit to talk about how brands can be important agents of social healing by creating empathy and catalysts for positive social cha ... ()
    Associate Vice President – Marketing & Publicity
    Author and Actress
    3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
    Networking Break - Recharge yourself
    4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Receational Activities 1
    Wine and Cheese Tasting Wine and cheese are two of life’s great culinary pleasures, and finding the perfect match can be a delicious endeavor. The session will guide you with the best ways to pair them.
    Sponsored by:
    Adlift
    Receational Activities 2
    Volleyball Join us for a game of Volleyball. The teams holds a chance to win fabulous gifts from Valueleaf.
    Sponsored by:
    Valueleaf
    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    After an engaging day get grooving by the infinity pool
    Sponsored by:
    Logicserve
    7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    Breakfast & Business One on One
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    We're delighted to introduce #Skillsharing this year - a unique program that helps executives thrive and accelerate in times of change, by engaging them in meaningful discussions and building connections with Industry peers with similar interests.
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    #SkillSharing - Talking to the Board & Stakeholder Management - How Marketers Can Position Themselves for a Board Role?
    Head of Marketing
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    #SkillSharing - Women in Leadership - How to make your voice heard and make your industry more inclusive, more diverse, and one where talent is recognized as it should be?
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    #SkillSharing - Professional vs Personal Brand: Empowering the Self
    Director, Marketing Solutions
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    #SkillSharing - Leadership, Stress, and the Importance of Self-Care- What does being in shape, both mental and physical, have to do with success?
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    #SkillSharing - Increasing the longevity of the CMO role: Building lasting success strategies for both individuals and entire teams
    Vice President Marketing India
    9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Grab a tea/coffee and network with like-minded, innovative brands, sponsors and networkers.
    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    From building unique niches to talking, and selling directly to the consumer, CPG has come a long way in the way they do business. Catch Kanwaljit Singh, Managing Partner for Fireside Ventures who have invested in brands like Paper Boat, Epigamia, Yogabar, Mama Earth, Licious, etc to talk about thi ... ()
    10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
    How technology has created better customer experience models and how does this translate into customer delight and better sales numbers for the company?
    Ex Regional Head of Media and Digital
    Sr. Vice President – Marketing & Digital
    Founder & CEO
    Senior Manager
    Associate Director & Head - Digital Marketing
    11:10 AM - 11:20 AM
    The session will cover how the D2C is now becoming a retail necessity and how brands can make an impact while maintaining their ROI
    11:20 AM - 11:50 AM
    Let’s Talk Content! An HDFC Life and Zirca Content Studio’s case study
    VP Ecommerce & Digital Marketing
    Sponsored by:
    ContentDB
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    No tech stack is ever perfect, but don’t let FOBO (fear of better options) keep you from even starting. Join us for a session with Puneet Gulati from GSK, as he takes us through their journey to own and leverage a technology stack to meet marketing goals, and how it continues to evolve with the comp ... ()
    Area Digital and Media Lead
    12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    How are innovative brands building Seamless Customer Experiences across Platforms. The constantly-connected consumer journey is no longer a linear path from discovery to purchase, and in some cases can contain upto 125 digital touchpoints. How can marketers address his complicated path, and ensur ... ()
    Head of Media
    Group Chief Marketing Officer
    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
    Join your fellow delegates with marketing priorities and solutions similar to your own, at a special Lunch & Discuss session.
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Networking Break- Recharge yourself
    6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Celebrate the end of the 9th iMedia Brand Summit with your new friends in a high energy fete at Zeebop by the Sea

    Advisory Board

  • Alokedeep Singh

    Alokedeep Singh

    Head of Digital, Retail Banking & Wealth Mgmt

    HSBC Bank plc

  • Anand Thakur

    Anand Thakur

    Chief Digital Officer

    Jubilant FoodWorks

  • Archana Aggarwal

    Archana Aggarwal

    VP Brand

    Bharti Airtel

  • Ashish Tiwari

    Ashish Tiwari

    Sr. Vice President – Marketing & Digital

    Future Generali

  • Atit Mehta

    Atit Mehta

    Head of Marketing

    BYJUs

  • Bhavana Mittal

    Bhavana Mittal

    Ex Regional Head of Media and Digital

    RECKITT BENCKISER

  • Bishwajeet Samal

    Bishwajeet Samal

    Regional Marketing Manager - Europe

    Volkswagen

  • Hitesh Malhotra

    Hitesh Malhotra

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Nykaa.com

  • Jayraj Jadhav

    Jayraj Jadhav

    Head of Marketing & e-Business

    Tata AIG General Insurance

  • Karthi Marshan

    Karthi Marshan

    CMO

    Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd

  • Maneesha Khanna

    Maneesha Khanna

    Director- Global Media & Content CoE

    PepsiCo

  • Manu Monga

    Manu Monga

    VP & Head – Digital Product,Portfolio & Marketing

    Axis Bank

  • Meenu Bagla

    Meenu Bagla

    Head Global Brand & Digital Marketing

    Tech Mahindra

  • Nitin Sethi

    Nitin Sethi

    VP Digital

    Indigo

  • Pankaj Singh Parihar

    Pankaj Singh Parihar

    VP & Head of Digital Marketing

    Godrej Consumer Products & Godrej Industries LTD

  • Pallavi Singh

    Pallavi Singh

    Head Marketing

    MG Motor India

  • Peshwa Acharya

    Peshwa Acharya

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Sterling Holiday Resorts

  • Puneet Das

    Puneet Das

    Vice President Marketing India

    Tata Global Beverages

  • Rashi Goel

    Rashi Goel

    Head of Consumer Communications

    Nestlé India

  • Sujit Ganguli

    Sujit Ganguli

    SR. GENERAL MANAGER & HEAD

    ICICI Bank

  • Sumeet Singh

    Sumeet Singh

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Info Edge

  • Tejinder Singh

    Tejinder Singh

    Chief Operating Officer

    Himatsingka Seide

  • Viral Oza

    Viral Oza

    CMO

    Lodha Group

  • Event Sponsors

    • Adobe
    • Microsoft Advertising
    • Silverpush
    • Times Internet Limited
    • Voot
    • Adlift
    • CNN
    • ContentDB
    • FlipKart Ads
    • LinkedIN Marketing Solutions
    • Logicserve
    • mCanvas
    • Opera
    • Sharechat
    • UC Ads
    • Valueleaf
    • Yoptima

    iMedia Summit attendees represent over $3 billion in digital marketing spend and hail from some of the biggest companies in the Fortune-500 and the agency world. High-value, customizable sponsorship opportunities are available, but won't last.

    For more information, please contact our team today.

    Location

    Alila Diwa - Goa
    Alila Diwa - Goa 48/10 Village Majorda,
    Goa 403713

    +91 832 274 6800

    Alila Diwa Goa brings a refreshingly unique resort experience to Gonsua Beach in Majorda, just 20 minutes from Goa Dabolim International Airport. Set amidst the serene landscape of lush, verdant rice plantations flowing towards the Arabian Sea, relaxation reigns at this Goa resort. Enter a sanctuary of contemporary elegance inspired by traditional Goan design − steeply pitched roofs, ceiling high columns, cool verandas and tranquil courtyards.