The IBF (Indian Broadcasting Foundation), the governing body for broadcasters in India, announced the launch of the country’s first ever television festival – Indian TV Fest.
Indian TV Fest 2012 or ITF 2012 is scheduled to be held at the Baga Grounds, Goa on November 2 and 3. exchange4media Group is the exclusive industry partner for the event.
Monica Tata, General Manager, Entertainment Networks, South Asia, Turner International India shared the details of the event in terms of what it is expected to cover, the format, distribution, etc.
“We have put together a fantastic line-up of speakers with some amazing experiences nationally as well as internationally. The event would provide the opportunity of one-on-one interactions for many,” said Tata.
The event would also provide a platform to interact with regulators, who are an integral part of the industry. The event would focus on all genres of television such as music, kids, sports, lifestyle, news, etc. making it a one big happy family in November.
The key speakers for the event include leaders such as Andy Bird, Chairman, Walt Disney International; Hugh Johnson, Head Commercial Marketing and Research, Channel 4; James Murdoch, Deputy COO, Chairman and CEO, International News Corporation; Subhash Chandra, Chairman, ZEE and Essel Group; Michael Lynton, CEO, Sony Corporation of America; and Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Founder, Isha Foundation.
ITF 2012 would also have events, recreational activities, software and hardware technology bazaar, service pavilions, lounges for private meetings and performances by artists.
Tata also gave an insight into the layout of the venue which would include stalls, branding opportunities, meeting rooms, etc. The event would facilitate exchange of ideas, services, technology, collaboration options and interactions in the marketplace.
To register, one needs to log on to indiantvfest.com. The first 200 delegates to register can avail of a 10 per cent discount. In a committed effort to bring in fresh ideas and young minds, all delegates below the age of 25 years can avail of a complementary delegate pass.