The sixth edition of the Indian Magazine Congress, organised by The Association of Indian Magazines, is scheduled for September 6 and 7, 2010. It will be held at the ITC Grand Central, Mumbai.
The theme of this year's event is ‘Magazines: What's the next big thing?’ The sessions will discuss topics like editorial challenges, tapping into the power of social networks, the future of international magazine brands, new reading habits, new distribution challenges and what advertisers want from magazine brands.
The keynote address will be given by Aroon Purie, chairman FIPP, chairman and editor-in-chief, India Today Group, and Nicholas Brett, editor-in-chief and deputy managing director, BBC Worldwide Magazines.
The confirmed speakers at the time we went to print were Akila Urankar (Business Standard), Anant Nath (Delhi Press), Anurag Batra (exchange4media), Ashish Bagga (India Today Group), Ashish Goel (ACK Media), Chris Llewellyn (FIPP), Indrajit Gupta (Forbes India), Jim James (Haymarket), Kalli Purie (India Today Group), Kiruba Shankar (Business Blogging), Lynn De Souza (Lintas Media), Mahesh Murthy (Pinstorm), Mahesh Peri (Outlook), Mitrajit Bhattacharya (Chitralekha), Mohan Sivanand (Reader's Digest), Pradeep Gupta (CyberMedia), Prakash Johri (Maxposure), Pramath Sinha (9.9 Media), Prashanto Kumar Roy (CyberMedia), Rasina Uberoi (Media Transasia), Raul Surez (Zinio), R Rajmohan (Open Media Network), Saira Menezes (People), Sandeep Khosla (Infomedia18), Tarun Rai (Worldwide Media) and Xavier Collaco (Media Transasia).
The delegate fee structure is Rs 3,000 per delegate for AIM members and Rs 6,000 per delegate for non-members.