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iMedia Brand Summit Jaipur August 29 - 31, 2018

iMedia Brand Summit has emerged to be the most influential CMO centric summit in India providing an ideal platform to connect powerful senior brand and agency marketers with innovative business leaders, solution providers, and publishers. This exclusive, invitation-only event is a closed forum for the sharpest minds in the industry to connect and discuss shared challenges, as well as network, build relationships and meet potential partners.

2018 Theme - THRIVING IN THE AGE OF DISRUPTION

The new normal for marketers is a constant environment of change where technology innovations, data, automation are reshaping consumer engagement. This Disruption is now not just a threat, but a constant source of opportunity that is enabling marketers to think big, execute smart, and deliver growth.

The 2018 iMedia Brand Summit is designed to provide marketing leaders with strategies, insights and tools needed to be well positioned and prepared for future. Join us as we engage in discussions with the smartest people in the industry around our theme - Thriving in the Age of Disruption

The iMedia team spends a lot of time thinking about how digital is increasingly disrupting the lives of marketers. We also work hard to envisage the opportunities that arise from this disruption – it’s one of the reasons Forbes (and others) describes iMedia Summits as ‘Must-Attend’. The 2018 summit program (published soon) will comprise of international and local keynotes, as well as interactive roundtables and breakout sessions, that have been put together by senior thought leaders for marketers through an advisory board of senior leaders from across the industry. 

Calling Brand Marketers to share case studies, and stories that address the marketing challenges and provide ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS to inform and inspire an audience of smart marketers and digital media professionals. Please submit your proposals before 15th July'18. Click on the below link for further details.

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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, Jaipur. Our networkers comprise of:

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

To participate in our 2018 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 JW Marriott Jaipur Resort & Spa, Jaipur, 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 JW Marriott Jaipur Resort & Spa, Jaipur.

Featured Speakers

  • Aashish Chopra

    Aashish Chopra

    VP - Content Marketing

    Ixigo

  • Abhishek Tewari

    Abhishek Tewari

    Director - Digital Marketing India

    Hyatt

  • Abhishek Ahluwalia

    Abhishek Ahluwalia

    Head – eCommerce, India

    Mondelez International

  • Advit Sahdev

    Advit Sahdev

    Head of Marketing

    Infibeam INC

  • Alokedeep Singh

    Alokedeep Singh

    Head of Digital, Retail Banking & Wealth Mgmt

    HSBC Bank plc

  • Amit Vichare

    Amit Vichare

    National Sales Head

    News18.com

  • Anand Thakur

    Anand Thakur

    Chief Digital Officer

    Jubilant FoodWorks

  • Anirban Mukhuti

    Anirban Mukhuti

    Head - Marketing

    Saint Gobain India Pvt Ltd – Gyproc Business

  • Ankit Desai

    Ankit Desai

    Head – Media & Digital Marketing, India

    Marico Ltd

  • Anurag Iyer

    Anurag Iyer

    Head - Revenue & Strategy for Firstpost and IN.COM

    Firstpost

  • Ashish Naik

    Ashish Naik

    National Sales Head

    News18.com

  • Ashish Tiwari

    Ashish Tiwari

    Head - Digital Marketing & PR

    Hero Motors Company

  • Ashok Kumar Gupta

    Ashok Kumar Gupta

    Chairman

    ZIRCA Digital Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

  • Avinash Kumar

    Avinash Kumar

    CGM Media & Head Marketing

    Patanjali

  • Bhavana Mittal

    Bhavana Mittal

    Head of Media, Digital & Communication

    RECKITT BENCKISER

  • Brandon Keenen

    Brandon Keenen

    Senior Digital Commercial Director

    CNN

  • Chandramouli Venkatesan

    Chandramouli Venkatesan

    CEO & Author of ‘Catalyst’

    Pidilite

  • Danielle Uskovic

    Danielle Uskovic

    Director, Sales and Marketing Solutions APAC

    LinkedIn

  • Erin Chao

    Erin Chao

    Head of Platforms, APAC

    Oath

  • Falguni Nayar

    Falguni Nayar

    Founder & CEO

    Nykaa.com

  • Gurmit Singh

    Gurmit Singh

    Former Managing Director of Yahoo / Oath India

    Yahoo

  • Harish Bhat

    Harish Bhat

    Brand Custodian

    Tata Sons

  • Hemant Mehta

    Hemant Mehta

    Chief Strategy Officer, Kantar South Asia & MD

    Kantar Media Research

  • Hitesh Malhotra

    Hitesh Malhotra

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Nykaa.com

  • Jayraj Jadhav

    Jayraj Jadhav

    Head Digital Business & Marketing

    Tata AIG General Insurance

  • Kedar Gavane

    Kedar Gavane

    Vice President, India

    comScore

  • L V Krishnan

    L V Krishnan

    CEO

    Tam Media Research

  • Manu Monga

    Manu Monga

    VP & Head – Digital Product,Portfolio & Marketing

    Axis Bank

  • Meenu Bagla

    Meenu Bagla

    Head Global Brand & Digital Marketing

    Tech Mahindra

  • Neel Pandya

    Neel Pandya

    Head of Media

    Loreal

  • Neena Dasgupta

    Neena Dasgupta

    CEO and Director

    ZIRCA Digital Solutions

  • Neil George

    Neil George

    MD - India, Bagladesh, SL and Nepal

    Nivea

  • Pallavi Singh

    Pallavi Singh

    Head Marketing

    MG Motor India

  • Prasad Shejale

    Prasad Shejale

    Co-Founder & CEO

    Logicserve Digital

  • Preeti Chaturvedi

    Preeti Chaturvedi

    Associate Vice President – Marketing & Publicity

    Penguin Random House India

  • Priyesh Pandey

    Priyesh Pandey

    Head, Marketing & Strategy

    Mahindra Insurance Brokers

  • Puneesh Kumar

    Puneesh Kumar

    Country Manager for Alexa Experience & Devices

    Amazon India

  • Raj Nayak

    Raj Nayak

    COO

    Viacom18

  • Rajat Mehta

    Rajat Mehta

    Sr President & Country Head

    Yes Bank

  • Raunak Munot

    Raunak Munot

    Co-Founder & Head of Marketing

    Bombay Shaving Company

  • Rishi Sharma

    Rishi Sharma

    AVP & Head of Digital Marketing

    Grasim Industries Ltd

  • Rohit Gandhi

    Rohit Gandhi

    National Sales Head

    CNBC Digital

  • Rupin Nanani

    Rupin Nanani

    Head Research

    ZIRCA Digital Solutions

  • Sameer Nair

    Sameer Nair

    CEO

    Applause Entertainment PLC

  • Sandeep Balan

    Sandeep Balan

    Head Digital Marketing

    United Breweries Ltd.

  • Sai Narayan

    Sai Narayan

    Associate Director & Group Head, Marketing & Brand

    Policybazaar.com

  • Samiksha Sikka

    Samiksha Sikka

    National sales head

    Moneycontrol

  • Siddhesh Joglekar

    Siddhesh Joglekar

    AVP, Marketing

    BYJU

  • Sumeet Singh

    Sumeet Singh

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Info Edge

  • Sunder Madakshira

    Sunder Madakshira

    Head of Marketing

    Adobe

  • Sunny Masand

    Sunny Masand

    AdCloud Solution Specialist

    Adobe

  • Sugato Banerji

    Sugato Banerji

    Head of Marketing

    Videocon d2h

  • Tejinder Singh

    Tejinder Singh

    Chief Operating Officer

    Arvind Internet

  • Tushar Dani

    Tushar Dani

    SVP- Digital

    Lodha Group

  • Virginia Sharma

    Virginia Sharma

    Director, Marketing Solutions

    LinkedIn

  • Vishal Rupani

    Vishal Rupani

    Co-Founder and COO

    mCanvas

  • Agenda

    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    BRANDS ONLY WORKSHOP - Making Magic Happen with Your Digital Advertising
    Director - Solution Consulting, India Adobe
    AdCloud Solution Specialist
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    An ice breaking session on day 1, where you get a chance to speed-date all the fellow attendees for 1 Minute. Do carry at least 150 business cards!
    Sponsored by:
    LinkedIn
    7:15 PM - 7:45 PM
    Brand management is something like fitness, tough to build but tougher to maintain. In this ultra complex marketing space, it is easy to create a beast of a marketing strategy that is extremely complicated to scale, or sometimes even maintain. As Neil George, MD, Nivea explores these concepts throug ... ()
    Chief Marketing Officer
    MD - India, Bagladesh, SL and Nepal
    8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Join us at one of the coolest party for a night of networking and drinks with Rajasthani Folk Music by Kutle Khan!
    Sponsored by:
    way2news
    6:00 AM - 6:45 AM
    Sunrise Yoga & Leisure Cycling
    7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Breakfast
    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Year-on-year iMedia delegates rate Business One:one as one of their favorite part of the summit, as it enables targeted networking. One:one is a unique and invaluable by-appointment networking program connecting influential, qualified media buyers with innovative, forward-thinking solution providers ... ()
    9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    From CMO to CGO
    Head of Marketing
    Head Global Brand & Digital Marketing
    Associate Director & Group Head, Marketing & Brand
    Co-Founder & Head of Marketing
    9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
    As brands enter clutter market places they struggle to stay away from commoditization. In this constant evolution the only sustainable differentiation is the experience that they can provide to their customers. Only the use of right content and optimal technology can ensure that they stand different ... ()
    Head of Marketing
    9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
    How do advertisers build brand love in a climate where trust is eroding and customers want greater relevance and immersive experiences?
    Head of Platforms, APAC
    10:10 AM - 10:45 AM
    Grab a tea/coffee and network with like-minded, innovative brands, sponsors and networkers.
    10:45 AM - 11:25 AM
    All brands are facing saturation at some level in urban markets and maintaining an exponential growth curve is sometimes tough. This session aims to discuss some strategies for non-linear growth specially by targeting newer markets, which may be sometimes media dark, mobile only, new internet adopte ... ()
    Head – Media & Digital Marketing, India
    Head of Media, Digital & Communication
    Head of Marketing
    CGM Media & Head Marketing
    Head, Marketing & Strategy
    11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
    Gamechangers of Digital Advertising
    Senior Digital Commercial Director
    11:50 AM - 12:05 PM
    Market To Who Matters
    Director, Sales and Marketing Solutions APAC
    12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
    Keynote Session - Discovering the beauty of your dreams
    Founder & CEO
    12:45 PM - 1:55 PM
    Join your fellow delegates with marketing priorities and solutions similar to your own, at a special Lunch & Discuss session.
    2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    aims to explore how brands like yours are currently using, or plan to use key technologies like Virtual personal assistants, Voice Search, Artificial intelligence, etc for marketing success.
    VP & Head – Digital Product,Portfolio & Marketing
    Head Digital Business & Marketing
    SVP- Digital
    Head - Digital Marketing & PR
    2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Firstpost, India’s largest and the premier platform for digital news, analysis and opinions, has been the front-runner in developing and curating innovative content for its audience. The digital platform has grown significantly in the past years.
    Head - Revenue & Strategy for Firstpost and IN.COM
    National sales head
    National Sales Head
    National Sales Head
    National Sales Head
    3:00 PM - 3:10 PM
    Your mobile is an incredibly powerful device wrapped with sensors like compass, gyroscope, accelerometer, vibrations, camera and microphone. By tapping in to these and a few others, brands have the opportunity to turn boring click-through ads and sponsored content in to delightful experiences.
    Co-Founder and COO
    3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
    A panel discussion on the evolving content consumption patterns of Indian audiences. The panel will dwell on the need to understand this evolution, so that they can reach these audiences on the right platforms with the right messaging.
    3:50 PM - 4:30 PM
    Thriving in the Age of Disruption
    CEO & Author of ‘Catalyst’
    Associate Vice President – Marketing & Publicity
    Brand Custodian
    4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Recreational Activities 1
    Camel Polo Unique to Arabia, Camel Polo is a novel team sport, derived from the age-old game of kings, but with a distinct twist. It is played in groups of 8 to 10.
    Sponsored by:
    Valueleaf
    Recreational Activities 2
    Whiskey Trails Learn about the different varieties of whiskey and mix some classic cocktails with Nikhil Agarwal, a trained Sommelier who received his degree in London. Nikhil won the Wine Australia scholarship in 2012 and in 2013 Wine Australia made him their A+ Wine Educator in India. He launched the first ever ... ()

    Sponsored by:
    Adlift
    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Join us at the Gala Cocktails and Dinner Party by Logicserve Digital with foot tapping music by Shilpa Surroch
    Sponsored by:
    Logicserve
    6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
    Leisure Cycling
    7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Roundtable Discussions 1
    General Data Protection Regulation – How can we be prepared? GDPR caused some tectonic shifts in the way businesses function, and it is heartening to see data protection gaining the attention it needs. However, ... ()
    Roundtable Discussions 2
    Trust & Transparency Building solid foundations of brand management. Since digital has been a superfast growth medium, some things got compromised, and fraud in its myri ... ()
    Roundtable Discussions 3
    The adventures of Blockchain and its application in digital marketing Blockchain opens up some interesting avenues for us to address a variety of concerns facing the digital advertising market, right from improving margi ... ()
    Roundtable Discussions 4
    Measuring the precious 6 secs The 6 sec video ad format is a testament to the user’s short attention span, in the age of rapid but high impact storytelling. As this format gains po ... ()
    10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
    Grab a tea/coffee and network with like-minded, innovative brands, sponsors and networkers.
    10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
    What's in Store for Brands in the VOICE-first Era
    Country Manager for Alexa Experience & Devices
    10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
    In a consumer centric and highly connected world, consumers are becoming increasingly sensitive to social causes and environmental issues. Gone are the days  where brands would dissociate with controversial issues. Today they are actively taking a stand on these, and using their communication channe ... ()
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Sr President & Country Head
    AVP & Head of Digital Marketing
    Chief Operating Officer
    Head Digital Marketing
    Head of Marketing & Member Engagement
    11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
    Customers’ experiences with modern technologies and the resultant behaviour changes are causing cultural shockwaves that are altering their expectations of brands: their marketing experiences, product/services as well as their value propositions. These shockwaves require companies step back to consi ... ()
    Head of Digital, Retail Banking & Wealth Mgmt
    Chief Executive Officer
    Head of Media
    AVP, Marketing
    Director - Digital Marketing India
    11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
    2018 will again be the year of the video (according to the Content Marketing Institute). In this session we delve into the emerging trends for video production in 2018 such as interactive video, VR & AR, 360 video, live streaming, non-standard aspect ratios/vertical videos, aerial video etc to help ... ()
    Head – Media & Digital Marketing, India
    Chief Marketing Officer
    VP - Content Marketing
    Head Marketing
    12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
    TBA
    12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
    Networking Lunch
    1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
    Building Your Professional Brand
    Director, Marketing Solutions
    1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
    Julgalbandi with media-guru
    Vice President, India
    Former Managing Director of Yahoo / Oath India
    2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
    Unveiling World’s first Content Planning tool
    3:15 PM - 5:30 PM
    Year-on-year iMedia delegates rate Business One:one as one of their favorite part of the summit, as it enables targeted networking. One:one is a unique and invaluable by-appointment networking program connecting influential, qualified media buyers with innovative, forward-thinking solution providers ... ()
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Networking Break- Recharge yourself
    6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Sundown Party

    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

  • Andrew Williams

    Andrew Williams

    Chief Manager – Customer Centricity

    Asian Paints Limited

  • Archana Aggarwal

    Archana Aggarwal

    VP Brand

    Bharti Airtel

  • Bhavana Mittal

    Bhavana Mittal

    Head of Media, Digital & Communication

    RECKITT BENCKISER

  • Gunjan Soni

    Gunjan Soni

    CMO, Myntra and Head, Intl Business Jabong

    Myntra

  • Karthi Marshan

    Karthi Marshan

    CMO

    Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd

  • Madan Mohapatra

    Madan Mohapatra

    Head-Customer Strategy

    Future Group

  • 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

  • Peshwa Acharya

    Peshwa Acharya

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Sterling Holiday Resorts

  • Rashi Goel

    Rashi Goel

    Head of Consumer Communications

    Nestlé India

  • Shuchi Singhal

    Shuchi Singhal

    General Manager-Marketing

    Idea Cellular Ltd

  • Solomon Wheeler

    Solomon Wheeler

    Vice President - Head Marketing

    Vistara (Tata-Singapore Airlines)

  • Subha Sreenivasan

    Subha Sreenivasan

    Head - Media Services

    Godrej Consumer Products & Godrej Industries LTD

  • Sujit Ganguli

    Sujit Ganguli

    SR. GENERAL MANAGER & HEAD

    ICICI Bank

  • Sugato Banerji

    Sugato Banerji

    Head of Marketing

    Videocon d2h

  • Sumeet Singh

    Sumeet Singh

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Info Edge

  • Event Sponsors

    • Adobe
    • Network18
    • Oath
    • ZIRCA
    • Adlift
    • BBC
    • CNN
    • IBM
    • LinkedIn
    • Logicserve
    • mCanvas
    • Taboola
    • Valueleaf
    • way2news

    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

    JW Marriott Jaipur Resort & Spa
    JW Marriott Jaipur Resort & Spa Jaipur-Delhi Highway NH11
    Jaipur 302028

    This is the 8th edition of iMedia Brand Summit and we have moved to a NEW LOCATION - JW Marriott Jaipur Resort & Spa. Set amidst the Aravalli hills and surrounded by palaces, JW Marriott Jaipur Resort & Spa offers first-class service, premier accommodations and deluxe amenities. The resort pays homage to majestic Rajasthan with intricate Jaali and Tikri work, stunning traditional architecture and modern elements.