Shaan goes Unplugged at Goafest ’19

The 2019 edition of Goafest presented by Viacom18 and powered by MX Player got underway on April 11 at Grand Hyatt, Bambolim. Present for the inaugural were Group CEO and MD - Viacom18, Sudhanshu Vats, Ashish Bhasin - President of Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI), Nakul Chopra, Chairman - Goafest 2019, Shashi Sinha - Chair of the Awards Governing Council, ABBY Awards 2019, Vikram Sakhuja - President, The Advertising Club, and Jaideep Gandhi - Chairman Industry Conclave.

Speaking about Goafest 2019, Ashish Bhasin, President of Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) said “Over the last few years we have seen the growth in participation with lines blurring between media and creative. At Goafest 2019 on the back of an exclusive list of speakers and artists, we have seen a sustained registration of about 2000 delegates, while ABBY Awards have seen 2700 entries this year.”

Nakul Chopra, Chairman of Goafest2019 said that “Democratization is a trend sweeping through the industry and we are proud of Goafest 2019 being an integral part of this change. It has been our endeavour to drive inclusivity irrespective of size and without the limitation of cost and opportunity.”

Setting the ‘tune’ for Goafest 2019 was popular singer Shaan, who enthralled the audience with soulful and nostalgic song from the 90’s. The Unplugged session was followed by four powerhouse speakers at the Industry Conclave with Disruptors in the ‘Indian Digital Ecosystem’.


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