WOW Awards Asia 2022 Experiential Management Jury Revealed!
by Mugdha Gaonkar Business Events | June 28, 2022 | News
WOW Awards Asia 2022 Experiential Management Jury
WOW Awards - Asia’s largest business and recognition platform for the Experiential Marketing, MICE, LIVE Entertainment and Wedding industry is all set to host its 13th edition.
The WOW Awards Asia 2022 is now open for entries in 125 categories across 5 groups. The five groups of categories are Experiential Marketing (Group A), Experiential Celebrations (Group B), Experiential Management (Group C), Experiential Venues (Group D) and Live Quotient (Group E).
With a two-phased judging process by jury members, audited and validated by KPMG, awards will be announced during the glittering ceremony. Each Jury member is selected from complementing backgrounds with extensive experience in the industry to ensure complete transparency in the judging process. Jury members are particularly very knowledgeable and thus have an upper hand in deciding the most deserving winner.
While you enter your best work in the event & experiential domain with the intent to take the coveted metal home, it’s time you meet the jury members of the Experiential Management Group at the 13th Edition of WOW Awards Asia 2022.
Experiential Management known as Group C celebrates efforts in production and event technical’s by supplier partners. This category includes only service providers without the inclusion of agencies. Delivery of end-to-end production of an event while overcoming execution challenges and delivery of unique/ highly technical/ superior lighting design solutions at an event is also a part of this category and recognizes the efforts in lighting, trussing, tent solutions, SFX/pyrotechnic, projection mapping, design-construct/fabrication, hospitality/logistic, catering solutions and show running / stage management.
The esteemed Jury of Experiential Management Group are:
Christopher Burke, Managing Director-Asia, Creative Technology (Asia Pacific)
Chris Burke is the Managing Director of Creative Technology (CT) Asia Pacific and is responsible for overseeing all work in the Asia Pacific locations, with offices in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore and Shanghai. Chris has been with the company for 10 years, first joining CT as Project Director of Asia in 2009. In 2015, he was promoted to Managing Director of the Hong Kong & Singapore offices. Two years later, he became Managing Director of CT Asia Pacific in 2017.
Before joining NEP, Chris worked at two of the worlds leading event marketing agencies; the first being George P. Johnson, where he was Technical Director in London from 2000 to 2005 and then Jack Morton Worldwide where he was Production Director in Hong Kong from 2005 to 2009. Throughout his career, Chris has had the unique experience of delivering projects from both the agency and technical production/contractor sides.
Florian Weber, Founder, Concept Solutions
With his passion on events and music, Florian Weber started his journey early in his youth to manage one of the leading technical event companies and has been developing innovatively designed event solutions ever since. As the founder and CEO of the Viennese company Concept Solutions, he is organizing the technical support behind events in various dimensions, both nationally in Austria and internationally.
With his solid understanding of the event industry, Weber led his team to be one of the most qualified in
the field and therefore is also a valued teacher from recognized education centers.
Jacques Olivier Broner, GM ( Rouge Division), Hopscotch France
Jacques-Olivier Broner has led many lives. First, he was a professional drummer, performing with rock & jazz artists at the mere age of 14. Then, after graduating from the leading European business school, HEC, he took his music industry career in a different direction by setting up an independent production & publishing company.
Later, he joined Epic (Sony Music) as Marketing Director, coordinated the European marketing of none other than Michael Jackson, and within a few years became Deputy General Manager of Universal Music France where he was responsible for managing the careers of major artists.
At 30, he founded rouge, the revolutionary communication agency, considered a pioneer for creative and agnostic campaigns which proposed storytelling and brand content solutions ahead of its time. He eventually sold rouge to the first non-Anglo-Saxon global PR group and served as their General Manager until the distinct beat of entrepreneurial freedom called to him once more.
Today, Jacques-Olivier accompanies brands, businesses leaders and high-profile personalities on their communication strategies, in a manner that is refreshingly free of restraints or models.
Shaju Ignatius, Founder & Director, The Ignite Enterprise
A Creative Entrepreneur, IPR creator and Special Projects collaborator, Shaju is a demonstrated history of more than 25 years of work ex in the Entertainment, Events & Experiential Marketing industry. He is a star-trekker with strong professional skills in Projects Planning & Advisory, IPR Creation, Marketing Strategy, and Entertainment Content at large across the various verticals of Live Events, Television, Feature Films, Sports and Digital.
While you enter your best work in the event & experiential domain with the intent to take the coveted metal home, it’s time you meet the jury members of Experiential Management Group at WOW Awards.