About Us

Founded in 2012-13, the ACEF program is organized by a team of professionals from India, Srilanka and UAE and is guided by the Advisory Members from Branding, Marketing and Creative Agencies based in India, US, Australia, Singapore, UAE and Srilanka. Our programs are focused on Customer Engagement Activities, Branding, Marketing, CSR, Rural Marketing, Properties (Hospitality & Real Estate), HR and are planned for India, Srilanka, GCC Continent and Asia Pacific Regions.

What is Our Goal?

To help professionals discover what solutions my fellow change managers have found helpful. Stay on current methods and tools. Network with colleagues and solution providers. To help in learning new trends, best practices and case studies, to get a better picture of where the industry is headed. ACEF Forums will feature in-depth discussions into the increasingly important "engagement" aspect of connection. It is one thing to know the customer and yet another to know how to engage each one of them.

Who Will Attend The Event:

Enlightening Guest Speakers/Interactive Discussion/Functional Networking
This Unique program is a must attend event for CMOs, VPs of marketing, brand and product managers, advertising agencies, innovative brand engagement practitioners, consumer insight professionals, researchers, agencies and more…

How ACEF Asian Leaders Forum & Awards Will Benefit Your Business:

Generate Brand Recognition: The essential part of your company’s success is brand recognition, this is a reason why customers choose your business, and it encourages them to keep coming back. Awards assist your brands recognition by positively representing your business, and conveying that yours is the go-to company in your industry.
Generate Sales Growth: Winning awards can improve your prospects and customers vision of your business. ACEF awards will showcase your business’ level of expertise, allowing you to gain new sales, retain customers, and expand on current sales.
Boost Employee Moral: Employees love to be a part of a winning company, potential employees often make their employment decisions based on the community’s perception. Employees that are proud of their company’s accomplishments are far more likely to tell prospects and customers why you won your award making it a lot easier to gain a sale.
Obtain Third Party Endorsements: There is no reason to not take advantage of new endorsements from a most likely well known party. ACEF Customer Engagement awards allow your business to receive additional marketing that will help you to land new customers and networking opportunities with other great companies

Topics of the panel discussion:

  • "Brand Equity-How to Build It"
  • “Integrated Marketing for Leveraging the Brand”
  • "Rural Marketing Strategies, Issues and Challenges"

28th Sept

Westin Hotel

Coming Soon


Advisory Members



Prasad Sangameshwaran

Managing Editor
Campaign India

(Panel Moderator)

Bobby McGill

Founder and Publisher
Branding in Asia

(Panel Moderator)

S. Swaminathan

Co-Founder & CEO
Hansa Cequity

Veerendra Jamdade

Vritti Solutions Ltd

Sanjay Kaul

founder and CEO
Impact Communications

Indira Rangarajan

National Programming Head
Radio Mirchi

Manjunatha K G

Kenscio Digital Marketing

Prof. Dr. Vikram Parekh

HOD & Chairperson (Alumni Relations)

(Panel Moderator)

Venkat Mallik

Co-founder, Chief Strategy Officer
Tidal7 Brand and Digital

Rahul Talwar

SVP & Head - Marketing
Max Life Insurance

Avinash Oza

Zonal Marketing Manager
Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd.

Vikas Lokhande

Chief GM - Marketing & Strategy
Khushi Advertising Ideas Pvt. Ltd.

Swati Sharma

Assistant General Manager Marketing
RW Promotions

Sameer Shaikh

AGM - Regional Head Buying & Merchandising

Rejo Francis

Mumbai Circle Head
Zee Entertainment Enterprises

Our Past Speakers



Sergio Spaccavento

Executive Creative Director
Conversion (Italy)

Pops KV sridhar

Founder & Chief Creative Officer
Hyper Collective

Dan Mikkin

Brand Manual (Estonia)

Bobby McGill

Founder and Publisher
Branding in Asia

Sujan Roy

Head - International Business, Passenger Vehicles
Tata Motors

Neeraj Agrawwal


Ravikant Banka

Founder & CMD
Eggfirst Advertising

Deepak Saluja

Executive VP - Head Branding, Marketing

Kaushik Chakravorty [KC]

Director & CEO
Enhance Consumer Connect Pvt Ltd

Vikram Kharvi

Adfactors PR

Arun Gupta

Founder and CEO

Venkat Mallik

Chief Strategy Officer
Tidal 7

KS Praveen

Founder & CEO
Human Touch

Avinash Oza

Zonal Marketing Manager
Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd.

Sandeep Nagpal

VP & Head of Marketing (APAC & MEA)

Dr. Swati Padoshi

IIBM (Navi Mumbai)

Vikram Parekh

HOD & Chairperson (Alumni Relations)
SIES College of Management Studies

Santosh Nair

VP- Business & Strategy
Grey RC&M

Dr.Apoorva Mishra

Asst. Professor ( HR & IR ) & Social Media Head
SIES College of Management Studies

Our Past Jury Members


Our Past Supporting Partners


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Our Team

Tarun Wilson

Marketing Manager
ACEF Programs

0091 9029991254

Agnel D'souza

Project Director
ACEF Programs

0091 9870292834

Akash D'souza

Creative Designer
ACEF Programs

0091 8286652885

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Shalini D'silva

Marketing Executive
ACEF Programs

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