Delhi, August 11th , 2017:- The much awaited Asia’s largest start up festival, August fest will be kicked off from August 19th, 2017 in Mumbai. The organizers of The August Fest have collaborated with Desiredwings to create – The Media Festival that will be organized at the day one and will witness an array of prominent speakers from the world of Media, Bollywood, Entertainment, Corporate and many more. The media industry has evolved immensely over the period of time and we are now at digitalization from traditional era. Each section of this industry including TV, print, film, radio, OTT etc is impacted by digitization. The industry is growing exponentially and has a huge potential. At Media Festival, it presents huge opportunities for the likeminded start-ups, industry leaders, entrepreneurs etc. to explore and connect with each other to leverage this opportunity.
The Media Fest brings together the who’s who of the media industry and aspiring individuals over inspiring talks, interactive discussions, and exclusive workshops. It caters its participants with the medium where one can learn, connect and explore opportunities. For the first time in India, it gathers the best of the minds, freelancers, producers, creators, content generators, journalists, bloggers and creative folks from Television, FM, Print, New Media and Marketing Industries.
Speaking on the occasion, Kiran, Founder, The August Fest, “With The Media Fest, we aim to create a valuable ecosystem and market place for the traditional and new media companies, entertainment and creative companies, creative professionals, brands, enthusiasts, aspirants and the start-ups in this space.”
“It is an ideal partnership as both the teams strive to create value for all stakeholders and the ecosystem in general. Together, we have spent a lot of time in researching, preparing a disruptive model, roping in the right speakers and we are now ready to launch The Media Festival, which will soon become one of the most valuable event IP globally in this space. We are also happy to announce that we will be launching the women’s centric vertical of Desiredwings on this platform”, said Mr Mohammed Sirajuddin, Director, Desired Wings & Catapooolt.
The key prominent speakers are as followed:
- Vijay Nair, Founder, OML
- Gaurav Gera, Actor
- Sachin Garg, Author
- RJ Abhilash Thapliyan, Radio Jockey, Voice Actor, Face on MTV
- Angad Bhatia, COO, India Times Lifestyle Network
- Shabir Momin, MD & CTO at One Digital Entertainment, ZengaTV.com
- RJ Simran Kohli, Radio Jockey & Founding Director, Speak For Change
- Abhishek Mazumdar, Founder, The Logical Indian
- Lakshmi Rebecca, Founder Red Bangle Studios
- Diksha Dwivedi, Editor-In-Chief & Founder, AkkarBakkar.com
- Mohammed Sirajudin, Director, Catapooolt & Desiredwings
- Satish Kataria, Founder, Catapooolt
- Rega Jha – Editor-in-Chief, BuzzFeed India
- And many more confirmations expected soon
The fest will be attended by over 1000 participants and has partnered with prominent organizations like One Digital Entertainment, ZengaTV, f6s and others. It will be followed by two more editions in Goa and Singapore in this financial year.