Summit and Awards 2020


27th November 2020
Theme: Next Generation of PR and Communication: Charting the course and navigating the future.
Introduction to the event

1:00 PM

  • Dr. Anurag Batra, Chairman - Editor in Chief, BW Businessworld & exchange4media
Keynote Address

1:30 PM till 2:00 PM

  • Kunal Kishore Sinha, Co-founder, Value 360
Session 1

2:00 PM till 2:45 PM

Storytelling with Data, talking about intertwining within the two


  • Tasmayee, Assistant Editor, exchange4media (Moderator)
  • Abhilasha Padhy. Co founder and Jt MD, 80 DB
  • Anjali Sehwag, Sr. Account Manager, Media Mantra
  • Prasidha Menon, VP & Global Head of Communications, OYO
  • Dushyant Sinha, Founder, ICCPL
  • Karan Bhandari, Executive Vice President - Integrated Media Strategy, Weber Shandwick
Session 2

3:00 PM till 3:45 PM

Paid Media Vs Earned Media: Which platform to become more relevant and Credible?


  • Karan Bhatia, exchange4media (Moderator)
  • Akshaara Lalwani, Founder and CEO, Communicate India
  • Maddie Amrutkar, Founder, Glad U Came
  • Abhoy Chattopadhyay, Co-Founder, SPORTSCOMM (A Div. of ECLLP)
  • Pooja Trehan Dhamecha, Founder, PRestaurants
  • Shashank Sethi, Corporate Communications & Marketing, Droom Technology
Key note address

3:50 PM to 4:10 PM

  • Atul Sharma, Managing Director India - Ruderfinn Asia
Session 3

4:20 PM till 5:05 PM

Who are the next leaders of Communication Industry


  • Mukesh Kharbanda, MD, Fuzion PR (Moderator)
  • Geetika Bangia, Lead PR and Corp Comm, Philips India
  • Amit Nanchahal, Associate Director - Corporate Communication, Pepsico India
  • Priya Patankar, Head of Communications - Phone Pe
Session 4

5:10 PM till 6:00 PM

Influencer Marketing: Boon or Bane ?


  • Ruhail Amin, Sr. Editor BW Businessworld & Executive Editor BW (Moderator)
  • Itika Kamra, Blogger and Influencer
  • Samridhi Bhardwaj, Founder, Kvest
  • Madhvi Chaudhary, PR Manager, Media Mic
  • Mallika Sinha, Senior Manager - Marketing & Communication, Vestige Marketing Pvt. Ltd.
  • Poojaa Choprah, Founder, PNA Origine
Closing remarks and introduction to the event

6:00 PM onwards

  • Nawal Ahuja, Co Founder, exchange4media

6:15 PM

  • Address by Dr. Anurag Batra, Chairman - Editor in Chief, BW Businessworld & exchange4media