The South Asia market is unique in all the world of media. Print remains powerful even as digital emerges without a business model. During this study tour and conference, INMA will guide attendees through a maze of questions and issues - the big issues during a conference and deep dives into companies and issues in a study tour.
Who Should Attend?
The programme is designed for CEOs, CMOs, CFOs, audience builders, brand heads, digital heads, revenue drivers, strategies, catalysts of change, and leadership teams in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates (senior and middle management). Discounted group registrations are available.
Print circulation + distribution
Has English readership plateaued?
Opportunities in language press
New competencies and skills
Print + digital integrated selling
Subscriber data collection
Keeping print relevant
Real-time data analytics
Circulation best practices
Transformative case studies
Dainik Bhaskar Group
& Conference Chairperson
Pawan Agarwal LinkedIn
Partner & Director
BCG India LinkedIn
Vice President, Marketing & Advertising Sales
Rajiv Dubey LinkedIn
Partner & Director
Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd. (Times Group)
Nielsen South Asia Dolly Jha LinkedIn
AVP Group Strategy
Divisional Head, Marketing
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter
Worldwide Media (WWM) and President Times Strategic Solutions
Senior VP, Sales & Market Development
Dainik Bhaskar Group LinkedIn
Media & Entertainment
Ernst & Young
VP, Marketing Lifestyl
The Times of India
South Asia, GroupM
Associate VP, Brand Marketing
Dainik Bhaskar Group
Senior Vice President & Head Marketing
Nuvoco Vistas Corp. Ltd. (earlier Lafarge India Pvt. Ltd.)
Vice President & Managing Director
Partha Sinha LinkedIn
Sathya R. Sriram
AVP Marketing & Strategy
The Hindu Group LinkedIn
INMA is pleased to launch its world-famous study tours in South Asia with a two-day exploration of the New Delhi media market. The study tour will explore brands, news media organisations, and digital start-ups with an eye for disruption, innovation, and growth opportunities. At each stop, INMA study tour participants will get an in-depth overview and tour offices.
The newsmedia industry today has an abundance of content but a poverty of attention. Moreover, trust has never been so premium as it is now. To add to it, social and digital pundits predict the demise of print media because of the ubiquitousness of technology. Print deserves to be evaluated as a trusted companion in the world of uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. This conference aims to celebrate the strength of the print media and over the two days the delegates will hear success stories of print medium that will counter the doubting Thomases about the future of print.
As every business has been experiencing world wide challenges due to technology, regulatory environment and predatory assaults, print media also has its share of challenges. This conference will deliberate on combating them as an industry. As they say, even a perfect storm doesn't last forever and print media has seen a lot of them and thwarted them successfully.
The South Asia Media Festival's conference and seminars will be held at the Shangri-La - Eros Hotel in New Delhi. This will be the departure point for the study tour, too.
Special INMA sleeping room rates available:
• Single occupancy: Rs. 7,500 plus taxes per night
• Double occupancy: Rs. 8,500 plus taxes per night
About the hotel: Nestled in the heart of the capital, Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel, New Delhi, is one of the finest and most eminent five-star hotels in the city. Enjoy the hotel's sprawling lawns and timeless architecture, inspired by the work of Edwin Lutyen, one of the greatest British architects of the twentieth century.
How to get to venue
Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel, New Delhi, is a 30-minute drive from Indira Gandhi International Airport. You may arrive at the hotel via airport connections.
Airport connections: There are several options to reach Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel, New Delhi. Guests can choose between hotel limousine pick-up, taxi or shuttle bus.
Hotel limousine: You can book a limousine pick-up by providing your flight details and estimated time of arrival when booking online. Alternatively, you may also contact the hotel directly by calling (91 11) 4119 1919 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make your booking at least two days in advance.
Taxis: Taxis are available directly outside the main terminal. A trip into the city is fixed at INR 500 from the Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal T3. From Terminals 1A, 1C and 1D, it will cost INR 450.
Shuttle bus: Shuttle buses run regularly between the airport and the nearby Connaught Place. These coaches are free of charge, but do not take you directly to the hotel.
No refunds are negotiated for the media festival. Registrants always have the possibility to have someone else take their place. Written notice of the replacement together with the name of the new participant must be sent to INMA beforehand.
* Group discounts for the South Asia News Media Conference are available exclusively for Corporate Members of INMA.
South Asia Division Manager
New Delhi, India
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