04 December 2020
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What is I.D.E.A?

The IDEA Awards will celebrate the individuals and organisations across India that enable citizens to transform and enrich their lives through the benefits and opportunities created by digital technologies. The awards are set to recognize the most innovative projects, leadership and digital transformation cases that present a disruptive and innovative approach to customer experience, IT Management and new digital business models. Idea is an effort towards felicitating the diverse tech & digital communities who use technology in creating a better nation and inspiring other similar communities to shine.

WHERE

Virtual

WHEN

4 December, 2020

2000+

Delegates

1000+

NOMINATIONS

100+

WINNERS

Our

Speakers

Event

Agenda

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM Welcome Note by Ritu Marya, Editor-In-Chief, Entrepreneur Media- Asia Pacific & Franchise India
10:10 AM - 10:30 AM Future Technology: Ideas That Would Emerge Post The Crisis Key IT trends that would emerge post the crisis; Solutions that will come up for WFH or hybrid models of working; Dependence on Cloud; Cybersecurity norms
C.P. Gurnani, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Tech Mahindra
Followed by Awards
10:30 AM - 11: 00 AM Changing Crisis to Opportunity: Top Technology Trends in 2020 & Beyond Technology trends that have significant disruptive potential and set the stage for innovation over the next five years.
Padma Shri Saurabh Srivastava, Former Chairman - NASSCOM, IVCA, TIE , Co-founder - IAN
Followed by Awards
11:00 AM - 11: 30 AM How to Increase SME’s Business Model Resilience Through Digital Initiatives In the Internet age—and especially amidst and Post COVID-19—Small and medium businesses need to leverage digital resources to have a distinct competitive advantage.
Archana Vohra, Director, Small and Medium Businesses (SMB), Facebook India
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11:30 AM - 12:00 PM What Should Move to Cloud Right Now for Businesses ! The decision to move the entire business to the cloud is to bring together numerous locations and thousands of employees on same page,however migrating your entire business to the cloud or doing it stepwise is something to weigh up.
Taru Dahiya , Director, SMB, Asia Pacific, Google Cloud
Shankar Venkitachalam, General Manager, Head of IT, Transworld Group Singapore
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Panel: Driving Organization Wide Digital Transformational Growth at Scale with Speed Digital transformation and Innovation at scale is a critical management challenge for every business that is focused on sustainable growth. discussion to learn the challenges, best practices and key elements needed for taking the journey from prototype to production.
Jagdish Mitra, Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Growth, Tech Mahindra
Ravi Mehta, Partner, Deloitte India
Prasad Ramakrishnan, Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at Freshworks
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM What are CEO Top Concerns 2020 and Implications and Actions Points for tech teams What are the Business targets that CEOs will have for their companies in 2021 and how should tech teams build their readiness for it? What should CIOs and IT leaders do to rebuild the future of their enterprise?
Manoj Madhavan, CIO, Blue Dart
K N C Nair, CIO, The Muthoot Group
Somick Goswami, Partner - Technology consulting, PwC India
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM "Consumer experience in 2020 and Beyond"
  • Trends in Digital Commerce - Best Practices for Traditional organization’s transformation journey to digital business and what do business buyers and consumers expect from leading Brands.
  • How are Brands targeting Millenials and Gen Z through digital channels to build brand pull, fuel conversion, and foster loyalty?
  • How to Market your CX
Nikhil Rungta, Country Manager, India, Verizon Media
Followed by Awards
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM The Future of Work How to Build a Culture of Resilience In Hybrid Workplace (Remote + Onsite) in the Future.
Sameer Raje, General Manager & Head of India, Zoom Video Communications
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3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Small & Midsize Enterprise – Digital Reinvent and Rescale Post the pandemic, the processes and practices must evolve for small- & mid-sized organizations to streamline digital growth.
Bidhan Roy, Managing Director, Head of Commercial & Small Business Asia Pacific, Japan & Greater China (APJC), Cisco
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM How Young Tech is Changing the Business Technology of Tomorrow How are startups in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Digital Transformation, SaaS, productivity, cloud thinking differently from big tech?
Akash Singh, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Observe.AI
Khadim Batti, Whatfix
Arvind Pani, Co-Founder & CEO, Reverie Language Technologies
Sudhanshu Mittal, Head - CoE Gurugram & Director - Technical Solutions, NASSCOM Centre of Excellence

Followed by Awards

Awards Categories

Enterprise Tech Awards

The Enterprise Awards category celebrate the India’s finest tech businesses and rewards innovative and exceptional application of technology to transform and grow businesses.

  • Best Tech for E-Commerce
  • Best Tech for Education
  • Best Tech for Health
  • Best Tech for Media
  • Best Tech for Transport
  • Best Tech for Retail
  • Best use of Innovation

Marketing Tech Awards

This category will recognize the companies, campaigns and technology modernizing Indian marketing and advertising.

  • Best brand/influencer collaboration
  • Best agency/client collaboration
  • Most innovative use of content
  • Free Checkout
  • Best in-house content/brand studio

Mobile Tech Awards

This category will celebrate the best in the Mobile and Applications Industry. It will recognize the top companies, products, innovation and people in the industry.

  • Best Consumer Mobile Service
  • Best Enterprise Product or Service
  • Best Innovative Mobile App
  • Most Innovative Start-up App
  • Business App of the Year
  • App Development Platform of the Year

Social Impact Tech Awards

This category targets entrepreneurs who develop or make innovative use of technologies to tackle social and/or environmental challenges.

  • Best use of Internet for Social and Economic Development
  • Best use of Mobile for Social and Economic Development
  • Best use of Technology for Scalable Solution
  • Best use of Technology for Responsible Business

Why Nominate

  • New business Opportunities - Good clients who are after good work keep an eye out for the good businesses who are winning awards. It wil help you to form new partnerships, engage with new clients and attract best talent.
  • Motivation & Recognition for employees - Winning at IDEA is one way to give your employees the recognition that they deserve.
  • Great PR Opportunity - There's no better way of getting publicity than for being excellent
  • Networking - We bring together Top entrepreneurs, business leaders and innovators providing them with the opportunity to do business, learn and network.

Why Exhibit

  • Showcase your products and services to a large digital tech community
  • One-on-one meetings through videocalls, whats app call and other medium
  • Business networking through various zones and pavilions
  • Increase sales & get assured quality leads generation during the show
  • The most trusted media in the Entrepreneurial space “Entrepreneur.com” will reinforce the value of your brand as a leader brand.

Benefits of

WINNING IDEA

National Recognition as one of the Best Businesses in Digital and Tech space in India

Media Exposure:

  • Listing in Entrepreneur Magazine
  • Listing in official website of IDEA
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