Ambika Sharma named PMAA jury member

The Promotion Marketing Awards of Asia (PMAA) has announced that Ambika Sharma, National Head of Jagran Solution, will be a part of their jury for this year. The awards are to be held on August 7, 2009 in Australia. Online entries will be completed by March 27, 2009 post which the jury will start the selection procedures.

Ms Sharma has been associated with PMAA for long and was also chosen to represent the PMAA in India as the Zonal Director in 2009. She had also earlier served on the jury of the PMAA 2008, as well as the MAA Globes 2008.

PMAA will complete a decade in 2009 marking it excellence in Asia. It recognizes the very best Promotion Marketing excellence and mastery throughout Asia every year. All Gold, Silver & Bronze PMAA Dragons will go on to represent Asia at the MAA Globes. Since 1965, the Marketing Agencies Association Worldwide (MAA Worldwide) has been the voice and authority of the Promotion Marketing Industry, spanning all continents of the Globe. The MAA ‘GLOBES’ is the only global programme which recognizes the distinguished excellence of the Best of the Best in Promotion Marketing Award Programmes from Europe, North America, South America, South Africa, Australia and Asia.

The above awards are presented in 16 categories including Best Integrated Communications Campaign, Best Digital Communications Campaign, Best Event Marketing Campaign, Best Brand Awareness & Trial Campaign, Best Cause or Charity Marketing Campaign and Best Small Budget Campaign. And the task of the PMAA Judging Panel is to select the very best Promotion Marketing campaign in each of these 16 categories. Ms. Sharma will play a major role by assessing various entries in different categories.

Ms Sharma comments, “The PMAA is an excellent platform and being associated with the program at various levels is an honor. Being on the jury has provided great insight into the innovations in experiential marketing communication across the Globe, I look forward to the PMAA 2009 which promises the best campaigns till date from India and across Asia”.

Ms. Sharma has over 14 years of experience holding key positions in leading promotional marketing companies. She is the principal of Jagran Solutions and she has been instrumental in making it one of the leading brand activation and promotional marketing communications companies in India.

Jagran Solutions is a new age marketing communications company which provides brand activation solutions via Consumer Connect Strategies. The group owns multimedia brands like, J9 Ventures providing VAS and mobile marketing solutions, Jagran Engage: OOH media solutions, I Next: tabloid for Youth. Jagran is a national agency and a pioneer in Integrated Marketing Communications specializing in Planning and Implementation of measurable Brand activations in India with offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata and Chennai.

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