Mumbai: The International Advertising Association’s (IAA) India Chapter announces the 5th edition of the IAA Leadership Awards presented by COLORS. The awards recognize excellence towards contribution in marketing, advertising and media sectors as well as celebrate outstanding achievements of individuals and teams. The magnificence of the 5th IAA Leadership Awards will be showcased through an exclusive ‘Invite Only’ event on October 7th, 2017 at the Trident Hotel, Nariman Point, Mumbai. Mr. Suresh Prabhu – Minister of Commerce & Industry of India and Mr. Mukesh Ambani – Chairman, Managing Director Reliance Industries Limited will be present as the chief guests of the evening; Mr. Michael Oren – Deputy Minister of the diplomacy, PM’s office, Government of Israel, will grace the event as the guest of honor.
The IAA India Chapter, will honor the achievements of various groups in the marketing, advertising and media communities, for their outstanding performance, innovation and creativity in delivering high impact initiatives for the fifth successive year. Twenty-three categories have been identified, based on an exhaustive list of quantitative and qualitative parameters at the IAA Leadership Awards 2017 edition.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Ramesh Narayan, newly elected President of IAA said, “This year we have a galaxy of leaders representing advertising, marketing and media, who will be honored by a group of preeminent guests. We are privileged to have Hon. Minister for Commerce & Industries Shri Suresh Prabhu, Shri Mukesh Ambani and Dy. Minister of Diplomacy, PM’s Office, Government of Israel Michael Orren with us. This will be a memorable event.”
Speaking about partnering with the awards Mr. Raj Nayak, COO at Viacom18 said “Our association with the IAA Leadership awards has been from day one and in its 5th year the awards have become one of the most respectful and prestigious awards of our industry. We are delighted to partner with a renowned industry forum like IAA that recognizes and celebrates category games changers.”
Speaking about the awards Mr. Neeraj Roy, Immediate Past President, IAA – India Chapter “Today the IAA Leadership Awards are a benchmark for Excellence in Marketing. There is a lot of effort that goes into bringing about objectivity and factual data into the judging process. We are grateful to the Jury, our partner Colors and indeed all my colleagues from IAA who have strived hard to put together the 5th edition of the Awards.”