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An illustrious jury lined up for Pitch Youth Marketing Awards 2013

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An illustrious jury lined up for Pitch Youth Marketing Awards 2013

Pitch Youth Marketing Summit and Awards, the annual event that recognises excellence in marketing, returns for its third edition on December 18, 2013. The jury for the prestigious awards this year is an eclectic mix of distinguished personalities who will judge the entries across 12 categories. The jury has representation from the media, marketing, event management, and advertising industries with Agnello Dias, Chief Creative Officer, Taproot India as the Jury Chairperson.

The jury panel includes names such as K Ramakrishnana, President – Marketing, Café Coffee Day; Jyotsna Makkar, Chief Marketing Officer, Microsoft India; Brian Tellis, Chairman, Fountainhead Promotions and Events and President, EEMA; Kartik Sharma, Managing Partner, Maxus; Jasmin Sohrabji, CEO, Omnicom Media Group; Dalveer Singh, Leader, Dialogue Factory; Basant Rathore, VP - Strategy, Business Development & Brand, Jagran Prakashan; Anup Jain, Senior VP – Retail, Bata India; Indranil Gupta, Founder-Director & Chief Executive Officer, Brand NEW Associates; Anamika Mehta, CEO, Initiative, IPG Mediabrands; Prateek Mazumdar, Marketing Head, Times Internet & TBSL; and stand-up comedian Papa CJ.

The stage is set for some of the best minds to come together to judge the entries at the jury meet on December 10, 2013.

The Pitch Youth Marketing Summit and Awards has always sought to raise the bar for participants, taking the level a notch higher than the previous year. It is a platform to showcase the innovative approaches in youth marketing and what methods brands are using to stay ahead in the game.

Click here to register for the Summit and for other details. 


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