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exchange4media is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated 2nd edition of the e4m Mavericks Awards, dedicated to honoring the outstanding achievements and innovations of independent agencies that have significantly contributed to the dynamism of the marketing and advertising industry.

Building on the success of our inaugural edition, the 2nd edition promises to be even bigger and better. The awards were born out of the recognition that independent agencies play a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of creativity, strategy, and client success.

Do you believe your agency has what it takes to be a Maverick? Or perhaps you've been impressed by the remarkable work of a fellow independent agency? Nominate now and let the industry recognize and applaud the trailblazers in our midst.


A. An independent advertising agency refers to a company that operates independently and is not (or fully) owned/controlled by a larger parent company and is free to make decisions and choose clients based on its own business goals and values. This type of agency is responsible for creating and implementing marketing plans for its clients and is typically hired by businesses to promote their products or services to a specific target audience.

A. No, but brands can encourage their independent agencies to nominate their campaigns and add a start to their collaboration if they win an award.

A. Yes, they can and if their agency wins they get to go up on stage to receive the trophy.

A. An independent agency operates independently, without being owned or controlled by a larger holding company.

A. Yes, our aim is to bring all sorts of national, and regional agencies to step up and claim what they deserve. Entries are invited by any agency working for a regional brand or a national brand.

A. Any Indian agency that is a part of the brand marketing or marketing communication ecosystem. For example:

  • Digital Marketing Agencies
  • Media Agencies
  • Content Marketing Agencies
  • Creative Agencies
  • Design Agencies/Studios
  • Event Management/Experiential Marketing Agencies
  • PR Agencies
  • Influencer Marketing Agencies
  • Conversational AI Platforms
  • MarTech Agencies
  • Web Design Agencies

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Ekta Sood

Regional Account Director - North

+91 98730 89929

Neetu Gupta

Regional Account Director - West

+91 98207 40405

Asha Rathi

Regional Account Director- South

+91 96111 98348