Creative Abby at GoaFest – a stepdown every year?

Creative Abby Awards at GoaFest have been marred by leakage of the results. While a large section of the advertising fraternity feels that the leakage...

GoaFest 2011: Lynn de Souza leads 2011 Committee; event planned for April 7-9

Preparations for GoaFest 2011 have begun. Leading the festival this time is Lintas Media Group’s Chairperson and Vice President, Advertising Agencies...

Abby continues at GoaFest; Awards Governing Council created with Shashi Sinha as Chairman

The Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) and the Ad Club Bombay have resolved the issues brewing on Abby awards and the controversies surr...

Nagesh Alai, Prez, AAAI & Bhaskar Das, Prez, Ad Club on Abby@GoaFest

Nagesh Alai, President, AAAI and Bhaskar Das, President, Ad Club Bombay, speak to e4m on the decision of the two bodies to continue with the Abby Awar...

Abby continues at GoaFest; Shashi Sinha chairs awards

The Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) and the Ad Club Bombay have resolved the issues brewing on Abby Awards and the controversies surr...

Publicis South Asia's Nakul Chopra on why "No" to Abby Awards

Nakul Chopra, CEO, Publicis South Asia, had surprised a few when he announced that his agency would not participate in the Abby Awards. Chopra speaks...

Face2Face: GoaFest gets a new touch from SeventyEMG this year

Moving away from the earlier ‘festival on the beach’, the recently concluded GoaFest 2011 was presented with a new look and feel. Martin D...

GoaFest 2012 to talk magic; 9 Grand Prix this year

GoaFest 2012 will focus on ‘Ideas for impacting the full circle’. The Abbys this year will have provision for Grand Prix in all the nine v...

‘IQ must meet EQ to build a connect’ - Video & Session report

Brands have to engage in conversations with the consumer wherever they are to get their attention, says Jean-Yves Naouri, COO, Publicis Groupe

‘Have trust and large ideas will work’

Jayant Murty, Director, Strategy, Media & Integrated Marketing, Asia Pacific, Intel Corp says that generosity, experience, status, utility, transp...

GoaFest in Videos

Catch snippets from the beaches, seminar halls and what industry honchos think on some of the key issues around GoaFest and awards

Ogilvy rules Creative Abby; TapRoot, Leo Burnett follow; Integrated Grand Prix to Creativeland

Ogilvy wins 51 metals, giving it a score of 242. TapRoot scores 164; Leo Burnett is 143 & DDB Mudra is 134

7 takeaways from Goafest 12

Goafest 2012 brought some interesting thoughts for young Adlanders. Here are seven takeaways that stood out the most...

Guest article: The new and improved Goafest

Vinod D’Sa, Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi, Mumbai gives a first-hand account of the new happenings at Goafest 2012

GoaFest 2013 targets to present the ‘unexpected’

Event will kick off on April 4, 2013; Nakul Chopra is Chairman of Goafest Committee & Shashi Sinha is Chairman of AGC

Expecting the unexpected this Goafest

While Goafest 2013 has brought with it more than its fair share of controversies, adlanders throw light on what to expect at the festival this year

Guest Column: Goafest – Without the Black Brigade

This year will miss the dominating force of Ogilvy but it is a great chance for next rung of agencies to claim the leadership position, says Arijit Ra...

It’s that time of the year again…Stage set for Goafest 2013!

Advertising leaders, international speakers, panel discussions, award ceremonies…Here is a quick look at what to expect in the next few days @Goafest

Guest Column: Where are the Dronacharyas?

Today the practice of nurturing young talent has slowed down drastically; the act of giving has been put on the back burner, says Santosh Padhi of Tap...

Video: Starring Pops as 'The angry young man'

Amidst controversies of Goafest, the curtain raiser video starring ad veteran KV Sridhar in a sporting performance is a bright spot of sunshine in Adl...

Birdwatching during Goafest: Josy Paul : Goafest 2013

You are going to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful birds known to man. So watch & have a great time @Goafest, says the Chairman & CCO of BBD...

Role clarity in biz of communications is a challenge: Harit Nagpal : Goafest 2013

Agencies need to realise that their role today is specific in nature; they should not get into promising skills they are not specialised in, says the...

Marketers who think they can control social are living in oblivion: Nitin Paranjpe : Goafest 2013

Yesterday was an age of creating a myth and communicating it, while today the age has transformed to finding the truth and sharing it, says MD & CEO o...

It's time for Goaaaaaaaaaa: Pratap Bose : Goafest 2013

Talk about the spaciousness of Ford Figo? Nah…Encourage job offer conversations? Not really… Bose on few things he will not be seen doing @Goafest