The Times Group has launched its comprehensive guide to eating out, Times Food Guide 2006, in Kolkata. The guide consists of over 800 names and details of eating joints, pubs, bars, caterers and even paan shops. The guide has listings of best eating outlets in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore as well as New York and London.
Toyota has launched its new signage to give a fresh image to its dealerships across the globe. The new signage emphasises Toyota’s brand presence and reflects the company’s image in the market as a high quality manufacturer of modern, stylish and elegant cars.
The Annual General Meeting of the Advertising Club Madras, in its Golden Jubilee Year, saw Ranju Kumar Mohan, VP-Sales, Henkel India, being elected President. He takes over from Minitha Saxena of Interface. R Seshadri of Anugrah Madison has been re-elected Vice-President, while Contract’s Bimal Nair is Secretary.
Satyam Computer Services on Monday announced the appointment of industry veteran, Dr Robert ‘Bob’ Baginski, as Senior Vice-President, Global Marketing and Communications. Baginski will lead Satyam’s marketing, communications, and branding initiatives worldwide.
GoaFest 2006 saw some of the best works in Indian advertising compete with each other, while some of the most respected names of the business judged these awards. While McCann Erickson, JWT and Leo Burnett dominated the awards, other agencies like Grey Worldwide, Saatchi& Saatchi, Euro RSCG, Mudra, Contract, Orchard, Web Chutney and Tribal DDB were not far behind.
The D&AD Annual 2006 will feature 744 entries as a record of the best work of the year, of which, 142 have been nominated for D&AD Awards. Among the ‘in book’ are eight Indian entries, with one – Rediffusion DYR’s work for Midland Book Store – being nominated for a Yellow Pencil. Winners will be announced on May 24.
What were plans and dreams yesterday have now become a memory and if the response to GoaFest 2006 is anything to go by, India has got a platform that truly celebrates creative excellence. GoaFest saw participation from many national and international gurus of the advertising fraternity and at the culmination of the event, the industry vote is unanimous – India has got its own Cannes.
<p align=justify>Radio is the only medium that has a one-on-one relationship with listeners. Unlike watching movies or TV where we generally sit with friends and family, radio is something that we listen to and connect with music individually. Radio City is about music and songs that put you in a positive state of mind and we have mapped out songs in a particular way that will be played at different and suitable times during the day. This is the key thought behind our new campaign and brand identity.