Annurag Batra on jury of Global EPICA Awards-2012

November 22, 2012 11:51 am0 commentsViews: 4
Annurag Batra,Chairman and Editor in Chief , exchange4media will be representing the jury of The Epica awards 2012 . The awards have been instituted to honour outstanding creativity and help communication agencies, film production companies, media consultancies, photographers and design studios ..

“ Its a great honour to be representing India and Indian advertising and media industry on Epica awards. India’s stock in communication has been rising in last ten years and my being on the jury is a reiteration of India’s place in world communication map and is a salute to Indian creativity. I hope Indian entries win. I am looking forward to doing what I love a lot, watching creative’s , advertising and communication that made a difference,” Annurag Batra said.

Annurag Batra is a first generation digital and media entrepreneur. Mr Batra is also an advisor to India s first and pioneering fashion website www.stylekandy.com . He also mentors and invests in startups and budding entrepreneurs and writes a monthly column on entrepreneurship in Entrepreneur magazine.

Andrew Rawlins founder of Epica awards said, “It’s and honour to have Mr. Annurag Batra on jury of Epica awards and is a salute to leadership of Mr. Batra in advertising and communication space and a recognition of India’s leadership in communication domain . Indians have been thought leaders and outstanding entrepreneurs and Epica awards recognises it. With almost 4000 entries Epica awards is truly global in character.

With 48 categories, Epica covers all types of communication: TV, Press, Poster, Radio, Business-to-Business, Corporate Image, Medical, Direct Marketing, Media Innovation, Branded Content, PR, Promotions, Craft, Design, Packaging, Interactive and Integrated Campaigns.
There were a total of 526 entries in these categories and 113 have been short-listed (about 21%). In total, 26 entries in various categories 5 companies of India-BBH India, Jack in the Box Worldwide, Leo Burnett, Mindshare and Viseum have participated in the prestigious awards.

Complete results of the 2012 awards will be announced in the press and confirmed on the Epica website during the last week of November. Category winners (gold) will receive Epica crystal pyramids, silver and bronze winners will also receive special crystal awards. Gold, silver and bronze winners will also receive certificates.All the winners and a selection of other high-scoring entries will be published in the annual Epica Book.


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