Campaign India Team
Oct 07, 2011

India to host the FIPP World Magazine Congress for the first time

Around 50 confirmed speakers announced for the two-day event

India to host the FIPP World Magazine Congress for the first time

The 38th FIPP World Magazine Conference will be hosted in India for the first time from 10-12 October 2011 at Hotel Leela Kempinski, New Delhi. The grand opening reception will be held on the evening of 10 October at the Hotel Taj Palace, and concluded by a gala evening at the Kingdom of Dreams in Gurgaon on 12th October.

The two-day congress will include several sessions spearheaded by leading names of the industry. Few of these are:

  • e-Publishing: How tablets are re-inventing the future of magazine media
  • The social media phenomenon: How magazine brands can benefit.
  • Magazine media innovation in a 360˚environment.
  • The changing face of retail
  • Paid content and paywalls, and emerging markets
  • The future of international magazine brands in a 360° media world
  • B2B publishing: Keeping the community engaged in a 360° environment
  • Editorial challenges and opportunities in a 360° environment
  • What advertisers want from magazine media

Till now, the organisers have listed 50 confirmed speakers. Some of the prominent names are Ashish Bagga, chief executive officer, India Today Group; Kalli Purie, chief executive officer, India Today Group Digital; Chris Johns, editor in chief, National Geographic; Didier Guerin, chief executive officer, Media Convergence; Kevin Costello, Haymarket Media; Nicholas Brett, deputy managing director and group editorial director, BBC Magazines; amongst several others.

 

Source:
Campaign India

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