Stage is set for the sixth edition of Indian Magazine Congress, being presented by the Association of Indian Magazines (AIM) in Mumbai on September 6-7. The two-day event will have several eminent names from the media and advertising world to ponder over various vital issues concerning the industry.
The keynote address is scheduled to be delivered by Nicholas Brett, Editor-in-Chief and Deputy Managing Director, BBC Worldwide Magazines, and Aroon Purie, Chairman FIPP, Chairman and Editor in Chief, India Today Group.
Various important issues related to magazines and periodicals will be discussed at the Indian Magazine Congress 2010. The event assumes importance at a point when most periodicals are seeing a downward growth in India. The Congress will discuss all over-arching concerns of periodicals.
Panel discussions will include topics such as ‘Editorial challenges in a world of convergence’, ‘Tapping into the power of social networks’, ‘The future of international magazine brands in India’, and ‘Drivers for growth in custom publishing’, among others.
The event will also include presentations and keynote addresses by eminent members of the industry.
AIM represents the magazines in India and organises the Congress every year. The Association was launched in February 2003 to support and defend the freedom of the press and address the concerns of the magazine industry.