Leading marketing magazine Pitch will felicitate India’s Top Marketers 2009 in a grand event in New Delhi on November 16, 2009. The day will begin with the Star News Pitch CMO Summit 2009, which is themed ‘Slowdown Superstars’. The Summit would be followed by an impact one-on-one with Crain Communications’ (Publishers of Advertising Age) Publishing & Editorial Director David Klein, who would be speaking on the growing digital medium.
ITM Awards 2009 is the new industry benchmark that recognises and celebrates 'the top 25 brands that stood out in tough times over the last year'. These 25 brands were selected after a rigorous multi-level process that included scrutiny by the exchange4media.com and Pitch editorial teams. This was followed by an extensive industry poll on www.exchange4media.com. An eminent jury then selected the final 25 awardees. The jury comprised leading luminaries such as Rajeev Karwal, Founder and CEO, Milagrow Business & Knowledge Solutions; Santosh Desai - MD and CEO, Future Brands; Shripad Nadkarni - Founder Director, Market Gate Consulting; Arvind K. Singhal - Chairman, Technopak Advisors and Prof. Sharad Sarin - Prof. of Marketing, XLRI
The highlight of the evening is a dialogue with David Klein, Publishing and Editorial Director, Crain Communications (Publishers of Advertising Age). This commences at 6:00 pm. Klein’s presentation will focus on the digital medium. Following this, Sam Balsara, Chairman & CEO Madison World, will engage Klein in a conversation.
The day will begin with the Star News Pitch CMO Summit at 10.00 am. The list of speakers include Dish TV’s Salil Kapoor, Shoppers’ Stop Vinay Bhatia, HDFC Bank’s Rohit Mull, Dominos India’s Dev Amritesh, Tata Tea’s Sangeeta Talwar and Colors’ Rameet Arora.
The Pitch CMO Summit and ITM Awards are a part of the magazine’s sixth anniversary celebrations.