The Goafest 2019 is once again ready to take place in Goa in April 2019. Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) and The Advertising Club have announced that the 14th edition of the festival will be held in the summer of 2019 in Goa.
The entire advertising and marketing fraternity will soon come together on one platform at Goafest 2019.
Goafest is not just an advertising awards show, but a genre-busting, clutter-breaking, schedule-bending, advertising festival. There will be workshops, seminars and conversations from the best in the businesses. Also, it will witness the presence of the faces of advertising. Goafest grew bigger and better in the past few years.
Nakul Chopra will manage the marquee event, chairman Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India, and immediate past president of Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) who has been elected as the chairman of Goafest 2019 organising Committee.
Shashi Sinha, CEO - IPG media brands and secretary, The Advertising Club has been elected as chairman of the Awards Governing Council for the celebrated ABBY's 2019.
Speaking about the 14th edition of the celebrated festival, Ashish Bhasin, president of Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) says, “Goafest has continuously been championing the category's growth agenda. Our continued endeavour through the festival is to facilitate an enriched festival experience that is immersive, transformational and allows us to contribute to the learning enrichment of the Advertising, Media and Entertainment industry.”
Nakul Chopra, on being elected as chairman for the festival says, “Goafest is a premier representation of the Indian Advertising and Media industry. Year on year we have focused on increasing scale, driving inclusivity and ensuring that the festival emerges as a leading knowledge platform. This year too our focus at Goafest will be to curate a great panel of thought leaders and provide a worldview of the evolving Adverting and Media industry trends.”
Speaking about the focus of the 2019 edition of Vikram Sakhuja, president, The Advertising Club says, “Goafest is an idea exchange forum that over the years has emerged into an opportunity where the entire media and advertising fraternity comes together to engage, innovate and share their best work. We are already geared up to bring another immersive edition of this landmark event, promising to up the ante even higher.”
He further added “ABBY's have always been recognized as a gold standard in creative awards and we are sure that Shashi with his deep understanding of the industry and global view will ensure that the awards follow highest standards of due diligence and hold a place of eminence in the advertising, media and entertainment industry.”
Speaking on being elected as the AGC chair, Shashi Sinha, CEO - IPG Media Brands and secretary, The Advertising Club says, “Receiving an ABBY has always been a career milestone and held a pace of pride in the life of every advertising and media professional. We will continue to ensure that ABBY's that stands for creative excellence continues to inspire game changing brand campaigns, scale in eminence and emerge as a beacon of inspiration for the new generation of marketers of and brand custodians.”