Decode a world of disruptive changes and unprecedented competition in South Asia: repositioning print alongside an evolving digital subscriptions landscape.

Who Should Attend?

The programme across a week of conference, seminars, and study tour focuses on strategy and best practices. It is designed for CEOs, CXOs, heads of marketing, brand, strategy, digital, finance, and programming; audience builders; revenue drivers; members of editorial teams; strategists; thought leaders; catalysts of change and leadership teams in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, and others.

Key Themes

  • What brands want
  • Business models for print
  • Optimal pricing matrix
  • Print measurement metrics
  • Changing paradigm for editors
  • Mobile and video journalism
  • Technology in cost optimisation
  • Newsroom transformation
  • Digital platforms for growth
  • Transforming advertising landscape
  • War for talent
  • Monetising digital content
  • Native advertising
  • Decoding smart data
  • Consumerism today

South Asia News Media Conference

Thursday and Friday, November 21-22

INMA South Asia News Media Conference

Venue: The Imperial

Get a forward-looking perspective as INMA guides attendees on the prevailing and pertinent themes that the news industry faces through distinct tenets. Dive deep into the issues facing the news media industry and put forward tangible remedies for industry influencers. Unravel prospective models increasing the effectiveness of the print industry. Get ideas on keeping pace with the consistently discerning consumer. Get insights into the expanding range of advertising opportunities. Pick up nuances behind the trends impacting traditional media in the emerging Digital Age. Explore closely newsroom transformation and integration and how best to harness technology and training and what is next.

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Seminars on the Consumer Ecosystem and Advertising Technology

Wednesday, November 20

Workshops on Print Circulation and Digital Innovation

Venue: The Imperial

For practitioners seeking deep dives into consumers and advertiser subject matters, INMA offers two half-day seminars. The morning seminar will focus on understanding the consumer ecosystem featuring how mobile and video journalism are driving a culture change and the impact of socio-cultural patterns on content consumption. The afternoon seminar will look at the evolving story for news media advertising and technology: browsing through the labyrinth of Smart Data and unleashing the potential of native advertising.

New Delhi Media Study Tour

Monday and Tuesday, November 18-19

Study Tour Preview

Starting point: The Imperial

INMA is pleased to bring back its world-famous study tour in South Asia with a two-day exploration of the New Delhi media market. The study tour will explore brands, news media organisations, and digital start-ups with an eye for disruption, innovation, and growth opportunities. At each stop, INMA study tour participants will get an in-depth overview and tour offices.

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Venue + Practicalities

The Imperial

The South Asia Media Festival's conference and seminars will be held at The Imperial in New Delhi. This will be the departure point for the study tour, too.

Special INMA sleeping room rates available:

Single occupancy: ₹16,000 plus taxes per night
Double occupancy: ₹17,000 plus taxes per night

Address: The Imperial, Janpath Lane, Janpath, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001 | Map

Reservations: Download and complete the Room Reservation Form (PDF) and fax it to the Reservations Department at +91 11 2334 2255 or email at mpushkarna@theimperialindia.com or reservation@theimperialindia.com

Details



Attire:

Business casual

Language:

English

Cancellation policy:

No refunds are negotiated for the Media Festival. Registrants always have the possibility to have someone else take their place. Written notice of the replacement together with the name of the new participant must be sent to INMA beforehand.

How to get to the venue:

The Imperial, New Delhi, is a 30-minute drive from Indira Gandhi International Airport. You may arrive at the hotel via airport connections.

Airport connections:

There are several options to reach The Imperial in New Delhi. Guests can choose between hotel pick-up, taxi or shuttle bus.

Hotel pick-up:
You can book a pick-up by providing your flight details and estimated time of arrival when booking online. Alternatively, you may also contact the hotel directly by calling 011 23341234. Please make your booking at least two days in advance.

Taxis:
Taxis are available directly outside the main terminal, from the Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal T3.

Shuttle bus:
Shuttle buses run regularly between the airport and the nearby Connaught Place. These coaches are free of charge, but do not take you directly to the hotel.

Registration

INMA MEMBER PRICES - SINGLE REGISTRATIONS
New Delhi Media Study Tour
Before October 1
₹85,000
(US$1,225)
October 1 and After
₹100,000
(US$1,440)
INMA MEMBER PRICES - SINGLE REGISTRATIONS
South Asia News Media Conference
Before October 1
₹30,000
(US$435)
October 1 and After
₹35,000
(US$505)
INMA MEMBER PRICES - SINGLE REGISTRATIONS
*Seminar 1: Understanding the Consumer Ecosystem
Before October 1
₹12,000
(US$175)
Ocober 1 and After
₹12,000
(US$175)
INMA MEMBER PRICES - SINGLE REGISTRATIONS
*Seminar 2: The Evolving Story for Advertising and Technology
Before October 1
₹12,000
(US$175)
Ocober 1 and After
₹12,000
(US$175)
INMA MEMBER PRICES - SINGLE REGISTRATIONS
*Add-on fee with conference for pre-conference seminars (for any one)
Before October 1
₹10,000
(US$145)
October 1 and After
₹10,000
(US$145)

*Fee charge is for any one seminar.

GROUP PRICES - INMA CORPORATE MEMBER COMPANIES ONLY
South Asia News Media Conference
1-4 people (per person)

Before October 1
₹30,000
(US$435)

October 1 and After
₹35,000
(US$505)
GROUP PRICES - INMA CORPORATE MEMBER COMPANIES ONLY
South Asia News Media Conference
5-9 people (per person)
Before October 1
₹27,500
(US$395)
October 1 and After
₹32,500
(US$470)
GROUP PRICES - INMA CORPORATE MEMBER COMPANIES ONLY
South Asia News Media Conference
10-19 people (per person)
Before October 1
₹25,000
(US$360)
October 1 and After
₹30,000
(US$435)
GROUP PRICES - INMA CORPORATE MEMBER COMPANIES ONLY
South Asia News Media Conference
20+ people (per person)
Before October 1
₹22,500
(US$325)
October 1 and After
₹27,500
(US$395)

INMA NON-MEMBER PRICES - SINGLE REGISTRATIONS
New Delhi Media Study Tour
Before October 1
₹127,500
(US$1,840)
October 1 and After
₹142,500
(US$2,055)
INMA NON-MEMBER PRICES - SINGLE REGISTRATIONS
South Asia News Media Conference
Before October 1
₹45,000
(US$650)
October 1 and After
₹60,000
(US$865)
INMA NON-MEMBER PRICES - SINGLE REGISTRATIONS
*Seminar 1: Understanding the Consumer Ecosystem
Before October 1
₹16,000
(US$230)
October 1 and After
₹16,000
(US$230)
INMA NON-MEMBER PRICES - SINGLE REGISTRATIONS
*Seminar 2: The Evolving Story for Advertising and Technology
Before October 1
₹16,000
(US$230)
October 1 and After
₹16,000
(US$230)

2-month complimentary membership is included with your conference registration!

*Fee charge is for any one seminar.

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Madhavi Sekhri
Head - South Asia Division, INMA
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