Owing to Covid-19 pandemic, the grand events like the annual festival of advertising, marketing and media industries, Goafest had to take a backseat. But the time has come to make up for the lost two years with more powerful and enigmatic event in 2022. The grand advertising festival is being sponsored by 18 companies to make it huge event of the year. In the 15th edition of the Goafest reputed and famous personalities from the field of sports, entertainment, marketing and other fields will enlighten the festival with their wisdom and knowledge. Few of the eminent personalities from the list are Anupam Kher, Kiran Bedi, Arvind Gupta, Smriti Irani, P.V Sindhu, Jude kelly Mithali Raj, SS Rajamouli, Tisca Chopra and many more. The three day event will run from 5th May to 7th May, 2022 at the Grand Hyatt, Goa.
The highlight of the festival is the line-up of the intellectual speakers and the digitization of the complete festival. The chairman of the Goafest, Jaideep Gandhi and Anupriya Acharya, the president of AAAI discussed about the speakers and the innovation that they plan to bring with the Goafest, 2022.
Anupriya Acharya in one of her media bytes highlighted that after the tough two years for the advertising and media industry, the Goafest will keep ‘celebration’ as the main them of event to keep the ethos and spirit of the event intact. Moreover, the event has gone fully digital this time to keep up the spirit of going green. She also confirmed that 150 companies have already registered so far for the Goafest, 2022 and the number is going up with each passing day. The Goafest will abide to all safety protocols and measures concerning the Covid- 19 pandemic.
On the other hand Jaideep Gandhi mentioned that this year they have incorporated health and wellness category to the main event. For the first time they have listed influencers in the line of speakers at the event. Another highlight of the event will be the unveiling of the new AAAI logo at Goafest, 2022. From the list of 18 sponsors of the festival, the Times Network is the presenting sponsor, co-powered by Spotify and MX Player and Hindustan Times as the digital sponsor.