December 7, New Delhi: Kotler Impact has unveiled the final roster of speakers for the World Marketing Summit 2018 (WMS18), happening on December 14 at The Pride Plaza Hotel, Aerocity, New Delhi, where the world’s most prominent marketers and leaders will come together to discuss the role of marketing in an interconnected world and work towards creating a better world through marketing.
With the theme Industry 4.0 – Transformative Marketing, Disruptive Innovation, and Blockchain in Interconnected World, where the eminent speaker panel will cover all aspects of marketing with innovative strategies and best practices on how to build a better world through marketing. It aims to initiate global movements through marketing strategies that change human behavior leading to a positive impact on society and living for future generations.
The summit’s extensive speaker line-up includes Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog – the man behind the incredible Make In India movement. The conference will also feature Indian marketing maverick Swami Ramdev, Founder, Patanjali Ayurved Limited. Other speakers include B.S. Nagesh, Chairman and Non–Executive Director, Shoppers Stop, Mansoor Ahmed, Senior Vice President, Volvo Group, Singapore, Gautam Mahajan, Chairman, Customer Value Foundation, Anurag Batra, Chairman & Editor in Chief, BW Businessworld Media, Matthew Davies, MD, FedEx. The summit will also see marketing guru Walter Vieira, President, Marketing Advisory Services Group. Other speakers include Sachin Jain, MD, Forevermark (De Beers), Mohanned K. Al-Anni, Chairman and CEO, D3 Consultants & Gulf University, Bahrain, Vineet Singh Hukmani, MD & CEO, 94.3 Radio One, Vinay Singhal, Co-Founder & CEO, WittyFeed, Prof. Rashmi Jain, Marketing Head, N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies & Research Mumbai, Amit Tiwari, Vice President Marketing, Havells India, Saurabh Verma, CMO, Inox Leisure Limited, Dr Fahim Kibria, CMO, Kotler Impact, Siddharth Bhardwaj, CMO & National Sales Head, UFO Moviez, Prof. Pramod Pathak, IIT Dhanbad.
“This is the first year India will be hosting the World Marketing Summit. I am sure that this summit will be very insightful in discussing the real world problems prevalent in the country and provide notable strategies that will help solve those through marketing. The conference offers real and concrete discussions among the top playing organisations in marketing”, said Chirag Bagaria, Business Head, Proton Communications, the official agency on record.
The summit will also see top-performing organizations and distinguished individuals battling it out for the esteemed Kotler Awards. The event will see CEOs, CMOs, Managing Directors, Directors–Marketing, entrepreneurs, senior management of top MNCs in attendance. The convention is expected to be attended by around 400+ business executives and participants from India and the neighboring countries. “We plan to have the WMS in a different city next year we also plan to have a year-round engagement programme in place with the Father of Modern Marketing Prof. Philip Kotler and team,” added Chirag.
About WMS: The World Marketing Summit (WMS), founded and convened in 2011 by Philip Kotler, is an independent global organization, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, committed to “Creating a Better World through Marketing” and thereby alleviating poverty. WMS aims to improve the state of the world by engaging the global leaders and entrepreneurs to create a poverty-free world.