The Top 30 Under 30 list of young talent in the media, marketing and advertising industry – brought out under the umbrella of IMPACT magazine of the exchange4media Group – will be revealed this Friday, July 3, 2020. For the first time, the unveiling will happen in an all-new virtual setting attended by an invited audience including nominees for the award and industry leaders. The event, which will begin at 5.30 pm on Friday, will also be streamed live on the IMPACT and exchange4media Facebook pages. It promises to be a fun evening with a charged debate on what team leaders expect from young team members vis a vis what the youngsters expect from their leaders on the agenda, as well as a surprise entertainment element thrown in to liven up the award show.
Now in its seventh year, IMPACT’s ‘Top 30 Under 30’ list is an initiative to pick the most talented individuals under the age of 30 in the Indian media, marketing and advertising industry. Another first for the property this year is that for the first time, entries were open to young talent beyond the agency ecosystem, encompassing achievers in TV, Print, Radio, Advertising, Marketing, Content and Digital. Through a rigorous jury process, the list recognizes the most deserving young talent, acknowledged by their peers and senior industry leaders for making a difference through their outstanding work over the past year. To arrive at IMPACT’s Top 30 Under 30 list for 2020, a high-powered jury chaired by Avinash Pandey, CEO, ABP News Network went through over 160 entries earlier this year. Pandey was ably supported by the other industry leaders on the IMPACT Top 30 under 30 jury - Ashwini Deshpande, Co-founder and Director, Elephant Design, Jai Lala, COO, Zenith (Publicis), Sonia Huria, SVP & Head, Corp Marketing, Comm & Sustainability, Viacom18, Azim Lalani, COO, Brand Solutions & Convergence, Network18 Digital, Aditi Shrivastava, Co-founder, Pocket Aces, Vednarayan Sirdeshpande, Head of Marketing, Discovery India, N Jayakrishnan (JK), Head - Brand Communications, Mathrubhumi, Kranti Gada, COO, Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd, Gautam Reghunath, CEO, Dentsu Webchutney, Hemant Shringy, Chief Creative Officer, BBDO India, Kapil Arora, Co-Chairman and CEO, 82.5 Communications and Gulshan Verma, SVP & Head, Client & Agency, Hotstar.
The countdown to Friday has already begun, and to know who is on the list, head over to IMPACT magazine’s Facebook page or the exchange4media Facebook page on July 3, at 5.30 pm. Also, do join in the conversations using the #IMPACTTOP30 hashtag. To register for the event, click on this link: https://bit.ly/2NW2eQB