JWT India will host Portfolio Night 11 in Mumbai on 22 May. Portfolio Night is a platform to nurture young talent in the industry by giving them an opportunity to showcase their ideas to creative directors of the country.
The event is scheduled to take place simultaneously in over 20 cities on this date across the world. Portfolio Night is an annual property of ‘IHAVEANIDEA’, the creative founders.
Commenting on the platform, Colvyn Harris, CEO, JWT South Asia, said, “We are delighted to host Portfolio Night 11 and would like it to be an entry point for unleashing creativity in the new world order. Portfolio Night is an ideal platform that identifies and recognises fresh creative talent and offers them a unique opportunity of getting mentored and nurtured by the best in the advertising fraternity. This is also the perfect opportunity for industry experts to give back to the industry, by guiding aspiring young creatives and helping them carve a niche for themselves.”
Bobby Pawar, CCO and managing partner, JWT India, said, “JWT India has always encouraged budding talent and Portfolio Night 11 is a platform that celebrates creativity. It is a brilliant opportunity for us to unite the advertising and design communities as the next generation of creative talent makes an exciting foray into the industry."
Brianna Graves, Portfolio Night director of content and communications, added, "Portfolio Night is thrilled to have JWT representing Mumbai on the global stage that will be highlighted in May during #PN11. We expect JWT to execute an amazing event that supports the young creative community in Mumbai and allows its best creative leadership to give back to the industry and nurture the advertising leaders of tomorrow."
The JWT India Portfolio Night 11 is expecting over 20 senior creative directors to attend and review the budding freshers. It is also billed as an opportunity for creative directors to spot the ‘next big thing’ in the advertising world and to hire and mentor fresh talent.
Portfolio Night 11 is open to young creative professionals from advertising, digital and design agencies and also senior students of art colleges.
JWT India will be launching a promotional campaign through broadcast and digital media. Participants will need to register on their respective city’s page on the Portfolio Night website: http://portfolionight.com/11/
Tickets are scheduled to go on sale on 15 April 2013.