The Advertising Agencies Association of India has named Colvyn Harris, CEO, JWT as its chairman for the GoaFest. GoaFest 2008 committee was chaired by Jagdip Bakshi who has now moved on to a new role in JWT as global business director on Unilever.
AAAI has already kicked off plans for GoaFest 2009. "The main emphasis this year will be on content. We have already cracked the fun experience, now we will focus on learning experience," said Harris (pictured).
"We will also focus on international participation and will get the best and brightest names in the industry. We have people who have already written to us asking for dates and other information. This year, we are kicking off very early. We are already working on the speaker panel. The festival will be much better this year," he added.