Ogilvy Mumbai has announced that it will be hosting Portfolio Night 9 in Mumbai this year. The event will take place simultaneously around the world on Thursday, May 26, 2011.
Portfolio Night 9 is open to young creative professionals from advertising agencies and also senior students of art colleges. Participants (creative professionals who have a portfolio of work they want reviewed) will have to register on the Portfolio Night website, Ihaveanidea, the world’s first and largest community of the international advertising industry and the originators of the exceptional idea of Portfolio Night.
Portfolio Night 9 will see industry professionals mentoring aspiring creatives in cities around the world. Some of India’s top creative directors have registered for the event, including Abhijit Avasthi, Anup Chitnis, Agnello Dias, Ashish Khazanchi, Arun Iyer, Ashish Chakravarty, Bobby Pawar, KV Sridhar, KS Chakravarthy, Malvika Mehra, Piyush Pandey, Ramanuj Shastri, Rajiv Rao, Raghu Bhat, Santosh Padhi, Sagar Mahabaleshwarkar, Sajan Raj Kurup, Sumanto Chattopadhyay, Satbir Singh, V Sunil, and Vikram Gaikwad, among others.
Ogilvy India’s main sponsor for Portfolio Night 9 is Vodafone, while co-sponsors are Tata Sky and Fevicol.
Started in 2002, Portfolio Night is ihaveanidea’s annual event, where advertising’s top creative talents come together to review the portfolios of students, juniors and creative hopefuls in an exciting and engaging environment. For agency creative directors, Portfolio Night represents a chance to give back to the advertising community, and to meet or recruit the most talented young people trying to enter the business. Since its inception, Portfolio Night has always been held on one evening, simultaneously in all cities.