Till some years ago, chat rooms were ‘the’ social networking platforms. Today, it is Twitter and Facebook. So where will netizens move to from here? This was discussed at length by a panel comprising Kate Day, Arvind Rajan and Earl Wilkinson, and moderated by Rishad Tobaccowala.
In one of the first sessions at AdAsia 2011, Interpublic Group’s (IPG) CEO Michael Roth questioned Unilever’s COO Harish Manwani on what the mega trends of globalisation were, the challenges of consumers interacting with various platforms at the same time and how brands should develop new strategies and tools to market in the current environment.
How will Brand India be in less than 10 years from now? The session on ‘India 2020’ saw Pankaj Ghemawat, Kurush Grant, Sanjay Kapoor and Ravi Swaminathan discuss the concerns, potential and the agenda to take forward India’s growth in the years ahead.
Right from Shah Rukh Khan’s antics on stage to a high dose of statistics and great insights, the first day of AdAsia 2011 was intense, and if any further proof was required, the shortage of seating in the session halls and the packed media lounge made up for it…