5 days to go till EEMAGINE 2015
The convention of the live events and experiential marketing industry, EEMAGINE Summit 2015, will bring together global professionals and imagineers from the events, entertainment, sports, cinema, advertising and marketing industry under one roof to discuss trends and map the future of the industry in a path-breaking convention.
The convention organized by Event and Entertainment Management Association (EEMA), the apex body of the events industry, is being hosted at the FICCI House on 6thApril and then moves to the Hyatt hotel in Manesar for 7thand 8th April. Headlined by David Zolkwer, Project & Creative Director of Olympic and Commonwealth Games ceremonies in Manchester 2002, Athens 2004, Melbourne 2008 and Glasgow 2014, as well as many other international public ceremonies, celebrations and commemorations.
Shiv Shivakumar from Pepsico, Rahul Bhatia, founder of Indigo Airlines, renowned film maker Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra, FICCI President Mrs. Jyotsna Suri, advertising genius Prasoon Joshi, Chairman of McCann Group Worldwise India the convention captures the mood of the country in its theme, “Inspiring India”.
“The events and experiential marketing industry is growing at a brisk pace and delivering communication platforms for the world’s leading brands, for governments, sports bodies, tourism initiatives and influencing the media and hospitality industry in a remarkable way. Bringing the key stakeholders together to share thoughts and define the way forward is key for the EEMAGINE Summit”, said Sabbas Joseph, President – EEMA.
The speakers include global success stories, thinkers, business icons, industry leaders and our country’s political leadership in the key deliberations and presentations.
Key Speakers at the convention include Matteo Carvino, the renowned wedding designer for Italy, Sarah Gardiner, one of Scotland’s most accomplished experience creators; Poonam Mahajan, MP, Venky Mysore, CEO of Red Chillies and Kolkatta Knight Riders, Dr. A Didar Singh, Secretary General of FICCI, Vikas Agnihotri, Director- Google, Rishi Kaitly, Country Head – Twitter, film-maker Bharatbala Ganapathy, renowned for the Vande Mataram and National Anthem re-creations with music maestro AR Rahman, Rannick Colaco, leader of the NBA’s India program, Ravi Krishnan and Nitin Kikreja, Business Head Star Sports.
Speaking on the occasion, David Zolkwer said, "I'm thrilled to be returning to India! I’ve always been a huge fan of Indian creativity and ingenuity. The region is the source of so much brave and untethered thinking - I know I'm going to be inspired by the EEMA 2015 experience."
“I’m delighted to come to India to participate in EEMA 2015 – its a special honour. I spend much of my life connecting with people, places and their stories and then bringing those stories to the stage - so to finally be visiting a nation steeped in such proud and ancient storytelling traditions is very exciting.” commented Sarah Gardiner.
Expert panels will bring together some of the brightest minds cover diverse areas such as experiential marketing, public events, concert management, ticketed events, rural marketing, sports marketing, personal events, events tourism, creation of event brands, digital activation, integrated marketing and celebrity talent management.
The entertainment set out for the EEMAGINE Summit is headlined by the award winning trio of Ankit Tiwari, Kanika
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