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Shobhana Nair

  • Engaging with influencers across the Shell value chain

    An interview with Mansi Madan Tripathy, Chief Marketing Officer of Shell Lubricants

    Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 5:32pm
  • AAAI felicitates Ramesh Narayan with lifetime achievement award

    Veteran ad and media personality Ramesh Narayan was felicitated with the lifetime achievement award by Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) last evening (Thursday, July 24) at an event attended by top ad and media trade professionals. Accepting the award from AAAI, Mr Narayan thanked...

    Friday, 25 July 2014 - 6:40am
  • Goafest 2014 was refreshingly different, say delegates

    If the big boys from creative land were missing, the mood and atmosphere more than made up for it. The show, as they say, went on. And that's what made the difference.

    Monday, 2 June 2014 - 9:09am
  • I&B minister Prakash Javadekar plans to revive DD, AIR

    He came, he saw, he conquered. Information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar was at the Leadership Summit at Goafest 2014, the annual congregation of advertising and media professionals in Goa.

    Sunday, 1 June 2014 - 6:35am
  • Coke Studio best youth work in last few years: Nandini Dias

    A total of 11 metals comprising two Golds, three Silvers and six Bronzes were awarded to Lodestar UM at the Media Abby on Day 1 of Goafest 2014. Shobhana Nair caught up with Nandini Dias, CEO, Lodestar UM to get her views on the win:

    Saturday, 31 May 2014 - 6:55am
  • Day 2 shows ad world bonhomie

    A rain dance, instant caricature, foot massage, a cycling competition with a co-worker… all this and more in Goa happened on Day 2 of Goafest 2014, the annual congregation of ad and media professionals. Apart from the knowledge seminars which witnessed marketing gurus doling out gyaan, there were...

    Saturday, 31 May 2014 - 6:45am
  • Goafest starts with some gyaan and fun

    True to its credo, Goafest 2014 kick-started in real 'Brand Baaja Baaraat' style at the Grand Hyatt hotel in North Goa. The three-day festival witnessed big names from the advertising, media and marketing fraternity. Guy Hearn, chief innovative officer, Omnicom Media Group held a knowledge session...

    Friday, 30 May 2014 - 5:31am
  • Goafest 2014 to kick off with gyaan, awards and celebrations

    It's that time of the year when the advertising fraternity gets together to celebrate top creative work, network with industry fellows and party hard. Goafest 2014 may be over a month late due to the Lok Sabha elections but the excitement is palpable. Over 1,700 delegates have registered for three...

    Thursday, 29 May 2014 - 7:05am
  • BJP's Lok Sabha ad campaign cost was minuscule fraction of the number bandied about: Sam Balsara, Madison World

    While there's no doubt that it was Narendra Modi who led the Bharatiya Janata Party to victory, there were many who worked backstage to create the message. Shobhana Nair spoke with Sam Balsara, chairman & managing director of Madison World, the media planning and buying agency that worked along...

    Saturday, 24 May 2014 - 11:30am
  • What media & entertainment industry expects from the Narendra Modi government

    With the new government soon to take over, the media and entertainment sector is also hoping to see its ‘achche din’. We spoke to a few stakeholders to know how they see this change of power and what they are hoping to get from the new government. Ashish Bhasin, chairman & CEO South Asia,...

    Sunday, 18 May 2014 - 7:05am