RMAI Announces Opening of Entries, Categories and Jury Process of Flame Awards Asia 2017

Business Events | February 14, 2017 | News

RMAI RMAI Flame Awards Sanjay Kaul Vivanta by Taj

Rural Marketing Association of India (RMAI), the apex body in the domain of Rural Marketing in the country has recently announced the opening of entries, total categories and esteemed jury for the upcoming 8th edition of Flame Awards Asia 2017, which is slated to be held on April 28, 2017 at Taj Vivanta, Dwarka.

RMAI Flame Awards Asia is the most coveted and exclusive rural marketing awards platform in the country. To enhance the reach of these awards and to celebrate the best rural marketing practices from South Asia, RMAI this year has added categories exclusively for international contestants and rural marketing journalists as well.

A highly-experienced jury drawn from diverse industry sectors of India and participating countries will be judging these awards. The jury members for RMAI Flame Awards Asia 2017 are-  

S Sivakumar, CEO – ITC Ltd – Jury Chair

Govindraj Ethiraj – Founder of Ping Digital Broadcast

Harish Bijoor - Brand – Strategy Specialist & CEO, Harish Bijoor Consults Inc.

Siddharth Banerjee - Senior Vice President - Vodafone India

K V Sridhar, Chief Creative Officer, Sapient Nitro, India

Panigrahi - President (RURBAN and Special Services) - Pidilite Industries Ltd

Venkatram Vasantavada - President -Agribusiness, Deepak Fertilisers, and Petrochemical corporation Ltd.

Arindam Sengupta - Business Head at Telenor

Arvind Sonmale - Managing Director & CEO of SAFL

Himanshu Shekhar (Indonesia) - CEO at Mindshare Indonesia & South East Asia

Samir Gupte (Indonesia) – Managing Director at SoHo Square

Aman Ashraf Faiz (Bangladesh) - Managing Director, Gazi Television

Ujaya Shakya (Nepal) - Vice-president of Advertising Association of Nepal

Speaking on the announcement, Sanjay Kaul, President, RMAI commented, “There are a lot of similarities in all the Emerging Markets across Asia and it's time that we Co-Share the knowledge and experience with other Asia Pacific Countries. This year Flame strives to celebrate the best of Rural Marketing Practices not only from India but also from South Asia. One of the unique attributes of Flame is that it not only celebrates the outstanding Rural Marketing initiatives by corporate & agencies but also recognizes and felicitates individuals who have contributed immensely under Flame Leadership Awards.” 

The last date for submitting entries is March 20, 2017.

More details on the awards can be availed at http://www.flameawards.com/

The awards are slated to be held on April 28, 2017 at Vivanta by Taj, Dwarka.

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