Celebrating Excellence in Marketing
The Advertising Club, India’s foremost platform for marketing, advertising and media fraternity, is all set to announce the winners of the coveted Marquees 2017. Presented by News18 India, the Marquees will recognize the best in the field of marketing.
The inaugural edition of the Marquees 2017 will be held on 11th August 2017 at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai. The grand ceremony will be attended by some of the top CEOs, CMOs, Agency heads and other stalwarts from across industries. Smt. Smriti Irani, the Hon’ble Minister for Information & Broadcasting and Textiles, will be the chief guest of honour for Marquees 2017.
News18 India - the Hindi general news channel from Network18 known for its cutting-edge content and fearless brand of journalism, is the presenting sponsor for the Marquees which will recognize the creative work of brands and agencies which has stood out in the previous year. The channel is proud to partner with Marquees 2017 in acknowledging distinguished marketers for their innovative campaigns.
Speaking about associating with Marquees 2017, Avinash Kaul, President- Network18 and MD A+E Networks/TV18 said, “We are excited to be associated with the first edition of Marquees 2017. At News18 India, we identify with the spirit of celebrating brands that drive positive change. News18 India as a brand has also undergone a transformation after the rebranding exercise and the results are visible in the ratings of the channel. Our association with Marquees, reaffirms our own story, in honouring the path-breaking marketing campaigns that have inspired change.”
The Marquees 2017 endeavour to evaluate and recognize the success of brands by judging them on the basis of their strategy, pricing, distribution and consumer engagement - highlighting the impact of brand management on business. Apart from the regular category awards for sectors such as FMCG, banking, auto, insurance, telecom, DTH, consumer durables and E-commerce, the Marquees will also have special awards that will recognize brands who have made a name for themselves outside of the traditional industries.
The awards will be a judged by a panel of eminent experts from the industry – consisting of Jury Chair, Sanjiv Mehta, CEO and Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Limited and other jury members which include – Harsh Goenka, Chairman – RPG Enterprises, Naveen Chopra – Ex-COO, Vodafone & Senior Advisor – TPG Capital, Ronnie Screwvala, Co-Founder – UpGrad, Dilip Cherian, Founding Partner – Perfect Relations, Agnello Dias, Chairman & Founder – Taproot India and CVL Srinivas, CEO South Asia – GroupM.