Tag Archives: awards

Unsolicited advice to help make Goafest 2020 better.

In the article yesterday, I discussed ‘what you missed, and they messed?’ with reference to the advertising industry’s biggest festival of creativity and ideas. Goafest2019 finished on April 13, 2019. Like always, it had its own moments of the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.  There has been tremendous change as the festival keep evolving.… Read More »

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At least 8 reasons to celebrate Cannes 2018.

The 2018 Cannes Advertising festival, reporting a lesser number of entries and higher networking attendance is over. The powerful statements made by the speakers and the knowledge shared over drinks is slowly starting losing its impact. The social media post of short-term legal immigrants to Nice are becoming sporadic and slowly getting buried in the digital history.… Read More »

Do Call-for-Entry campaigns reflect reality?

The call-for-entry campaigns may not be reflecting the true picture. In fact, awards will be better served if they concentrate on few other things to maximise differentiation, relevance and impact. The rising cost of entry, the controversies surrounding awards and the perceived value is forcing many agencies to evaluate their options of awards to enter… Read More »

Who to blame for SOCIAL Skew in creative awards win.

‘So we have a new agency of the year’… my chirpy greeting to an industry veteran while leaving Goa’s Grand Hyatt got an unexciting almost conversation closing reply  ‘You wearing a nice red shirt, and the jeans are good too’. I realised it was not a good subject to discuss. The dejection was complete.  The… Read More »

MAdTech professional’s guide to a stress-free life.

Wanting to live a Stress-Free Life. Life in  Media, Advertising, Marketing, and Technology has always been stressful. In fact, stress is an integral part of it. Here are some hard truths to help you out from chakravyu of professional stress. You may agree, disagree, debate or discard them at your risk. However, some of you will… Read More »

GOAFEST- expected to surpass expectations !

GOAFEST- 2017, Expect it to surpass expectations. But here is something to think about. Tomorrow, the 12th annual Advertising Marketing Media and Technology KHUMBH of India: GOAFEST, a joint initiative of AAAI and The Ad Club India start at Grand Hyatt, Goa. In the first year, delegates checking into their rooms found an emergency kit… Read More »