The Bombay Ad Club is organising an evening with the UK-based educational charity, D&AD, on November 8. D&AD works on behalf of international design and advertising communities. Its professionals would speak on ‘What can D&AD do for you’ at the meet.
The speakers include Heloise Hooton and Laura Woodroofe. Hooton has worked with D&AD for two years as the Awards Programme Deputy Director – Marketing and Development. She is an experienced international marketer and project and events manager. Prior to joining D&AD, Hoonton was with ‘Shots’ magazine for four years, working her way up through the marketing department to the post of Marketing Manager.
Woodroofe has worked at D&AD for over five years, progressing through the education department to her current post as Deputy Director of Professional Development. She is an experienced project and event manager specialising in devising, marketing and facilitating training programmes based on creative practice.
Ad Club’s Bipin Pandit said, “The Bombay Ad Club has worked singlemindedly to give the Indian advertising and media professionals all that would help them grow in the field, and in process, grow the advertising field further. We are very please to enable an interaction between the D&AD members and the Indian professionals.”
As is known, founded in 1962, D&AD works on behalf of the international design and advertising communities. Its purpose is to champion excellence in creativity by setting industry standards, educating and inspiring the next generation and promoting the importance of good design and advertising in the business arena.
D&AD is well-known for its influential Awards and the D&AD Annual, which showcases the best creative work each year. It also invests £1.5 million a year into running an innovative and pioneering educational programme, training for creative professionals, cutting edge events, exhibitions and business seminars and a series of publications.