Here Is What’s in Store at the Debut Edition of India Sponsorship Summit 2018 Today

Business Events | September 26, 2018 | News

The Entertainment Co.

The stage is set and the doors to India’s first ever sponsorship summit - India Sponsorship Summit 2018 are set to open today at the Novotel Juhu Beach Hotel. Conceptualised, designed, and curated by the founders of The Entertainment Company (EntCo Media), the ground-breaking summit will bring together over 60 brand marketers and agency experts to discuss sponsorship trends across Music, Sports, Fashion, Arts, and CSR. 

The summit has a packed agenda filled with keynote sessions from industry leaders and panel discussions tailored specifically for brands and agencies to gain exclusive knowledge and build valuable partnerships.

Below is the complete agenda of the India Sponsorship Summit 2018

                                   Panel 1: Words from the Wise | 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Subhayu Mishra - MD & Country Head - Corporate Affairs, Standard Chartered Bank India
Roshan Abbas - Managing Director, Geometry Encompass - Moderator
Nandan Srinath - Director Response at Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd, The Times of India Group
Sanjay Vakharia - Chief Executive Officer, Spykar Lifestyle Pvt. Ltd
Girish Shah - Executive Director - Marketing, Knight Frank

                     Panel 2: Sports Sponsorship: Past, Present & Future | 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Shabnam Panjwani - Head - Marketing Communications, Edelweiss Financial Services
Nimish Raut - Head of product strategy & New Sports, Star Sports - Moderator
Divyanshu Singh - Head - Sales & Marketing, JSW
Chaitanya Date - General Manager- Marketing, Bajaj Electricals
Krishnarao S Buddha - Sr. Category Head - Marketing, Parle Products Pvt. Ltd.
Ganesh Narayan - Deputy General Manager - Media Investments, Raymond Group
Saurabh Arora - Head - Business & Strategic Alliances, Rajasthan Royals

           Panel 3- Sponsorships - The Young Marketeers Perspective | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Esha Chhabra - Marketing & Communications Head, Rolls Royce
Stanton Ambrose - Marketing Manager, Bestseller (ONLY, Jack & Jones, Vero Moda)
Srishti Balani - Head Marketing, Sanctum Wealth Management
Chris Croning - National Sports Marketing & Events Manager, Red Bull
Shivangi Ambani - Senior Sector Manager - Creative & Sport, Department for International Trade - UK - Moderator
Ruben Pinto - Head - Marketing, Good Drop Wine Cellars Pvt. Ltd.
Abhinav Kohli - Manager, Product Strategy - Star Sports
Samyukta Ganesh Iyer - Senior Marketing Manager, Abbott

            Panel 4- Leveraging Brand Associations with Music Festivals | 12:05 PM - 12:50 PM

Kartikeya Sharma - Marketing Director, AB-Inbev
Sameet Sharma - VP & Business Head, Live Viacom 18 (Moderator)
Ayushman Chiranewala - Head of Marketing, Fastrack
Deepak Choudhary - Co-founder & Director, Event Capital
Mayank Lalpuria - Head Marketing, Phoenix Marketcity

          Panel 5- Barter Partnerships - A Win-Win Marketing Strategy | 12:50 PM - 13:35 PM

Shuchi Chawla - Head of Brand Marketing, Ixigo
Sanjeev Gupta - MD & Founder, Global Advertisers
Saurabh Varma - CMO, Inox Leisure Limited
Raveendra Singh - AVP, Marketing & Strategic Planning, Adlabs Entertainment - Moderator
Errol Marquis - General Manager Marketing, Reliance Jio – India

        Panel 6- The Power of Brand to Brand Collaboration| 14:30 PM - 15:15 PM

Parul Sharma - Category Manager – Marketing, Mondelez International
Balakrishnan Balram - Head of Experiential Marketing & Event Brand Partnerships, Lodha Group
Akhil Rampal - Head - Marketing & Branding, VFS Global
Saahil Kumar - Head Marketing, Sennheiser India
Günjan Cameron - Global VP of Ad Sales & Solutions, SAAVN
Subramanian Iyer - Managing Director, The Entertainment Co - Moderator
Sadhana Daswani - Deputy General Manager - Marketing, Jio

   Panel 7- Leveraging Brand Associations across Theatre, Art & CSR | 15:15 PM - 16:00 PM

Neha Mansukhani - Head Marketing, Moët Hennessy
Quasar Thakore Padamsee - Founder, QTP
Namrata Mehra - Associate Vice President, Godrej Properties
Warren de Sylva - Creative Director, The Entertainment Co.- Moderator
Salil Vaidya - Chief Marketing Officer, Avanse Financial Services Limited
Alankrita Khera - General Manager - Communications, CRY
Manish Advani - Head Change Management, Marketing & Public Relations, Mahindra SSG
Farzana Cama Balpande - HOD, Book a smile
Kumar Anurag Pratap - Senior Director & Head CSR, Capgemini

            Panel 8 - Making Sponsorships Work - The CMOs Take | 16:00 PM - 16:45 PM

Ronak Sheth - Chief Client Experiences Officer, IIFL Wealth Management Ltd
Hitesh Malhotra - Chief Marketing Officer, Nykaa
Sona Mazumdar - Chief Partnership Officer, KidZania India
Hrishikesh Kannan ( Hrishi K ) - Radio Personality - Moderator
Samar Singh Sheikhawat - Ex CMO, United Breweries Limited
Hitesh Ahuja - Founder & CEO, Yumlane

  Panel 9 - Evaluating Sponsorship & the Future of Sponsorships in India | 17:15 PM - 18:30 PM

Deepali Mishra - Head of Marketing & PR, Suzuki Motorcycles India Ltd
Asha Thacker - Sports Partnerships Head - India and South Asia, Facebook
Nishrin Patanwala - Head - Brand Marketing, PrettySecrets
Pankaj Kapoor - CMO, Reliance Smart Money
Rajiv Dubey - General Manager - Media, Dabur
Brian Tellis - Co-Founder & Group CEO, Fountainhead Mktg - Moderator
Manish Shivram - Senior Vice President - Marketing, Kotak Mahindra Bank
Rahul Pansare - Head Marketing & PR, FCA India

Here is the complete agenda of the India Sponsorship Summit 2018.

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