Date-wise News
Dentsu India’s fourth agency, Dentsu MediaTech, becomes functional on Sept 20?blur=25

Expanding its service offering, Dentsu India has announced the launch of Dentsu MediaTech, its fourth full service, fully integrated agency in India. Dentsu MediaTech will offer clients a full spectrum of one-to-one engagement, cutting edge creative solutions, end-to-end media and a full-slew of digital, mobile and new media services. The agency became fully functional from September 20, 2010.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Sep 21, 2010 8:48 AM

MPG snaps up fragrance & cosmetics group Puig?blur=25

Puig, one of the leading global fragrance and cosmetics groups with brands such as Nina Ricci, Paco Rabanne, Carolina Herrera, and Prada, has consolidated and expanded its global partnership with MPG for communication strategy, planning and buying into the Asia-Pacific region.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Sep 21, 2010 8:46 AM

Nettur Technical Training Foundation appoints Vertebrand as brand partner?blur=25

Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF), a chain of technical training and educational centres with over 10,000 students, has appointed Vertebrand as its strategic advisor and brand partner.

exchange4media Bangalore Bureau Sep 21, 2010 8:43 AM

Bates 141 picks up Amrit Group?blur=25

The Kolkata office of Bates 141 has bagged the Amrit Group business following a multi-agency pitch that also involved JWT, Response, Madison and Lowe. Bates 141 will be responsible for strategy and communication for Amrit Group’s entire current portfolio.

exchange4media Staff Sep 21, 2010 8:42 AM

Digital Law & Kenneth ropes in Allwyn D’Souza as AVP?blur=25

Digital Law & Kenneth has appointed Allwyn D’Souza as Associate Vice President – Client Services & Head of Mumbai operations. D’Souza will be reporting to Anil Nair, CEO and Managing Partner, Digital Law & Kenneth. He moves from MRM Worldwide.

Preeti Hoon Sep 21, 2010 8:40 AM

MRUC to extend outdoor survey with more markets; invites bid from research agencies?blur=25

Media Research Users Council (MRUC) is in the process of extending the Indian Outdoor Survey (IOS) this year. MRUC is all set to invite fresh bids from research agencies, including incumbent Hansa Research, to conduct a broader IOS, which will cover more markets.

exchange4media Staff Sep 21, 2010 8:38 AM

Microsoft, Lodestar UM, TOI allow consumers to ‘Win Big with Original’?blur=25

Microsoft, along with The Times of India and Lodestar UM, has announced the 30-day long ‘Win Big with Original’ campaign, which aims to help consumers identify the benefits of using original Windows software. The campaign will target various IT hubs across eight cities.

Akash Raha Sep 21, 2010 8:36 AM

Vijay TV shifts focus to fiction again?blur=25

After successfully experimenting with various non-fiction shows during prime time and non-prime time, Vijay TV, the Tamil GEC from Star Network, has again set its eyes on fiction by launching an array of new shows during prime time.

Judy Franko Sep 21, 2010 8:35 AM

30 years on, Mudra gets future-ready with new brand identity, new office?blur=25

After turning 30 with a bang earlier this year, the Mudra Group has unveiled a fresh brand identity. Drawing upon its rich heritage of strong entrepreneurial ambition and the ‘Can Do’ spirit, the Mudra Group will now move forward with a new look and perspective, and also a new address, Mudra House, located at Santacruz (E), Mumbai.

exchange4media Staff Sep 21, 2010 8:34 AM

Spikes Asia 2010: And when Howard Draft, BBDO’s Andrew Robertson & JWT’s Bob Jeffrey speak?blur=25

Creativity has many forms of expressions and creative leaders find their own way of representing what goes behind good work. The first full day of Spikes Asia 2010 – September 20, 2010 – saw creative entrepreneur who started off with 12 people and is now Executive Chairman Draftfcb, Howard Draft, one of the youngest CEOs Andrew Robertson, CEO, BBDO Worldwide, and JWT Worldwide’s CEO Bob Jeffrey speak to the audience on what drives them, and the work at their agencies.

Noor Fathima Warsia Sep 21, 2010 8:32 AM

Spikes Asia 2010: AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes & Euro RSCG’s David Jones on creativity for positive change?blur=25

Corporate social responsibility donned a fun hat at the inaugural session of Spikes Asia 2010, where Euro RSCG’s Global CEO David Jones and AirAsia’s CEO Tony Fernandes got down to discuss how creativity can be used to effect positive change, and how responsibility begins first, at office.

Noor Fathima Warsia Sep 21, 2010 8:31 AM

Spikes Asia 2010: Of Persistence, Speed and Martin Sorrell’s Spikes Debate?blur=25

Trust the organisers of Cannes Lions to bring the hard discussions of the business of advertising and communication to any forum in the world. This year, Spikes Asia too saw advertisers reply to Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP, on things that worry them the most. The session discussed need for big ideas, importance of speed to market, move to fact-based decision making and issues of talent on both client and agency sides.

Noor Fathima Warsia Sep 21, 2010 8:29 AM


Leaving behind the global meltdown, Hindi newspapers are back in action with new launches and lots of content experimentation.

Pragati Ratti and Nitin Pandey Sep 21, 2010 8:27 AM

Sahara has mega plans for film production & distribution: Subrata Roy?blur=25

Sahara India Pariwar’s latest move of putting in a $2 billion bid to buy MGM Inc is part of its larger plans for film production and distribution, including setting up of a hi-tech Film City at Aamby Valley. Subrata Roy, Managing Worker & Chairman of Sahara India, in an exclusive conversation with exchange4media.

Vinod Behl Sep 21, 2010 8:26 AM

Zoom set for a ‘dhamaka’ facelift by year-end?blur=25

Zoom, the Bollywood channel from the Times Group which has completed six years, plans to sport a younger and peppier look by the end of the year. The channel may also venture into new spaces surrounding Bollywood in the near future.

Khushboo Tanna Sep 21, 2010 8:24 AM

Spikes Asia 2010: Total of 25 Indian entries in TV/Cinema, Integrated & TV/Cinema & Print Craft shortlist?blur=25

The final day of Spikes Asia 2010 has begun with the announcement of the shortlisted entries for the categories of TV/Cinema, Integrated, TV/Cinema Craft and Print Craft. Six Indian pieces of work have made it to the TV/Cinema category. Two entries have made it to Integrated Spikes. Print Craft has 13 pieces of work shortlisted from India, which is 50 per cent of the shortlist, however, TV/Cinema Craft has only four pieces of work shortlisted.

Noor Fathima Warsia Sep 21, 2010 8:23 AM

Digital Vidya to organise India’s first Social Search and Twitter for Business workshops on Sept 24 and Oct 22?blur=25

Digital Vidya is organising India’s first Social Search and Twitter for Business Bootcamps in Delhi on September 24 and October 22, respectively. These workshops are aimed at helping the participants leverage and explore the opportunity of Social Search and Twitter for brand building, customer engagement and online lead generation.

exchange4media Staff Sep 21, 2010 8:15 AM

Mr. Mukesh Gupta, Managing Director, Graphisads?blur=25

“We believe that we are not competing against anyone. We believe in excellence and not petty competition. Our biggest USP is that we are the only full fledged accredited agency and outdoor media owners in Delhi NCR. It is because of this reason that the clients choose us over other players since we provide practically all solutions. And since we won outdoor media properties, we give better rates and services to our own clients.”

exchange4media Staff Sep 21, 2010 12:00 AM