Mumbai: IWMBuzz.com, a publication which caters to the Indian television and web entertainment ecosystem, after organizing India’s biggest web entertainment awards, the IWM Digital Awards, is curating a one of its kind web entertainment conclave – India Web Fest.
To be held on 5 September at The Westin, Mumbai, the event promises to be an impactful affair, with the who’s who of the media & entertainment business speaking their minds.
Web entertainment has increased its reach and influence in India considerably, with the mushrooming of OTT players and individual content creators using YouTube, Facebook, MCN networks and other means to showcase their creativity.
In India Web Fest, we bring together the best of creative and business minds from the web entertainment ecosystem, who will debate, discuss, deliberate and motivate to make the space more vibrant and impactful.
From CEOs, CMOs and COOs, and digital content bosses, to innovative content creators, marketers and media professionals: the best in the web entertainment business comes under one roof.
Pocket Aces is the title partner for the initiative, and Anirudh Pandita and Ashwin Suresh, Founders, Pocket Aces, say on the association, “We are at a key inflection point for digital entertainment in India, with more consumers turning to their phones as their main medium of entertainment. It is critical for us as an industry to share important insights, debate key topics, and work together to create an ecosystem that provides the consumer with the best content and technology possible. IWMBuzz is one of the pioneers in covering the industry and we are proud to stand alongside them as they create industry-defining events like the India Web Fest.“
Some of the speakers for the day include Arnab Goswami, Raj Nayak, Sameer Nair, Uday Sodhi, Ali Hussein, Ajit Thakur, Bhuvan Bam, Prajakta Koli, Gaurav Gera, Ajay Chacko, Esha Deol, Sanjay Kapoor, Hansal Mehta, Be Younick, among many others.
Says Siddhartha Laik, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, IWMBuzz.com, “IWMBuzz.com covers the developments in the web entertainment space regularly, and through this conclave, we intend to capture the current scenario and future growth of the OTT and web entertainment space by bringing the custodians under one roof. The agenda is drawn by the editorial team, in sync with the trends, and we are sure that the talking points will make the ecosystem more vibrant and viable.”
Adds Ashish Banka, Founder and Business Head at IWMBuzz.com, “The web entertainment space is evolving and it’s becoming a potent medium to engage with the audiences. The growth trajectory is immense and I thank all partners who are with us to grow the space together.”
Partner association grid:
Title: Pocket Aces
Powered By: Sony LIV
Gold Partners: Eros Now, VOOT, TVF, Applause Entertainment
Knowledge Partner: One Digital
Session Partners: Spotboye, Akamai
Academic Partner: Pearl Academy
Silver Partners: Assorted Motion Pictures, QYUKI, Samsaara, Nirvana Digital
Media Partners: Republic TV, Bright, tvnews4u.com
Event Management: IPC
India Web Fest is curated and executed by IWMBuzz.com.
Download full agenda here: https://www.indiawebfest.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/agenda_web-fest1.pdf