Savio Alva and Hetal Ajmera, the Young Creatives Team of JWT Mumbai, were adjudged the winning team in the national creative initiative taken by the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) this year. The team will be the official Indian representatives to attend the prestigious AdFest Young Lotus Workshop and guests at the AdFest, Asia Pacific Advertising Festival, to be held on March 17-21, 2009 in Pattaya, Thailand.
AAAI had organised this national contest among AAAI member agencies and invited entries on the theme ‘Don’t drink and drive’. More than 100 entries received from various advertising agencies in India were judged by Josy Paul, Chairman & National Creative Director, BBDO India; KS Chakravarthy, National Creative Director, DraftFCB+Ulka; and Bobby Pawar, National Creative Director, Mudra Communications.
Announcing the results, Vinod Nair, Convener of the contest, and CEO, Network Advertising, said that he was delighted with the unanimous choice of the judges and hoped that the team would bring laurels to India at the AdFest being held later this year.