The International Advertising Association (IAA) India chapter has announced the nominees for another five categories for the first edition of the IAA Leadership Awards. The nominees have been shortlisted on account of their outstanding contribution to the fields of Marketing, Advertising and Media.
IAA has also constituted special six categories for Editor of the Year, News Anchor of the Year, Media Person of the Year, Brand Endorser of the Year (Male and Female), and the IAA Hall of Fame.
The following are the list of nominees across five categories for the IAA Leadership Awards:
Speaking on the nominees, Srinivasan Swamy, President, International Advertising Association said, “The IAA Leadership awards are an attempt to honour the contributions of individuals in the field of Marketing, Advertising and Media. Each of the nominees, from the CEO to the marketers, across categories has burned midnight oil to make a positive difference for the brands they work for. We wish that may the best professionals win and bring about a positive change in the industry.”
IAA has appointed AC Nielsen to execute the nomination and voting process. Further, Ernst & Young has been appointed to conduct audit and validate the entire process. The winners will be decided in a two-stage selection process – the first stage will include nominations and shortlisting by seasoned marketing, media and advertising professionals; and the second stage will be the final selection of winners by a voting process among the shortlisted nominees, by respective senior industry peers.
The first edition of the annual awards is scheduled on February 2, 2013 in Mumbai. Minister for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari will be the Chief Guest at the event. Colors is the presenting sponsor for the Awards.
More than 350 professionals, comprising the who’s who in the advertising, marketing and media domains, are expected to attend the Awards function.
Nominees for IAA Leadership Awards announced