Captive audience marketing ‘bootcamp’ by Eventfaqs on Feb 6

05 Feb,2014

By A Correspondent


Experiential marketing specialists Eventfaqs is conducting a conference on ‘captive audience marketing’ on February 6 in Mumbai. Called the Brand Experience Bootcamp, the day-long even includes three panel discussions and an equal number of presentations and workshops (*See Disclosure).


The conference strives to enhance the understanding and be a platform for knowledge-sharing in marketing to captive audiences in environments like malls, multiplexes, airports and live events, notes a communique.


Presented by LIVE Viacom 18 and powered by Phoenix Market City, DDB MudraMax is knowledge partner to the conference. Speaking about the platform, and also marketing to captive audiences, Mandeep Malhotra,  President, DDB MudraMax, said: “In the absence of formal training institutes for experiential marketing, this ‘bootcamp’ will help to share experiences of expert who consume and work in the experiential marketing space. The speakers bring with them real expertise and I look forward to learn and also share my experience with the delegation. Together, we will grow better!”


Commenting on captive audience marketing and Live Viacom 18’s association with the Brand Experience Bootcamp, Jaideep Singh, Senior Vice President and Business Head – INS, Viacom18, said: “As curators of live experiences, Live Viacom18 presents this opportunity and is delighted to associate with the ‘Brand Experience Bootcamp’.”


Sessions at the ‘bootcamp’, will range from a keynote by veteran mediaperson Dr Bhaskar Das on ‘Dis-engage to Engage’, panel discussions on: ‘Decoding captive Space’; ‘Marketing to youth’ in such environments and a debate on ‘Sales v/s Brand Experience’. There will also be case study presentations on topics including, ‘Brand Experience Design’; ‘Digital integration in Brand Experience’ and ‘International trends in Captive Audience Marketing’.


Some speakers at the conference include G Sharath Chandra, Chief Revenue Officer, Times OOHl Siddharth Roy, COO, Hungama; Rajiv Mehta, MD, Puma- South Asia; Prem Kamath, Executive VP and GM, Channel V; Akshay Mehrotra, CMO, Big Bazar; Ashish Mishra, MD, Interbrand; Nick Hill, Director of Sales, SpaceandPeople – UK; Rajendra Kalkar, Sr. Centre Director, The Phoenix Mills; Deepa Thomas, Head- Corporate Communications, eBay and Varun Duggirala, The Glitch amongst others. More updates at


The associate sponsor to the event is SpaceandPeople while the creative partner is Skarma. Design destination Kyoorius is community partner.


(*Disclosure: MxMIndia is a media partner of the Brand Experience Bootcamp)


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