Goafest 2023 Welcomes India Today Group Aaj Tak and Disney Star as ‘Co-Presenting’ Sponsors

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Goafest 2023 Welcomes India Today Group Aaj Tak and Disney Star as ‘Co-Presenting’ Sponsors
Goafest 2023 Welcomes India Today Group Aaj Tak and Disney Star as ‘Co-Presenting’ Sponsors

May 22, 2023; Mumbai, India:

The Goafest 2023 Organising Committee is pleased to announce that India Today Group Aaj Tak and Disney Star have come on board as ‘CoPresenting Sponsors of Goafest 2023, South Asia’s apex industry event that celebrates milestones in the media and advertising industry. The definitive annual festival for the advertising, marketing, and media industry which attracts over 2000 industry professionals, is scheduled to take place on 24th, 25th, and 26th May 2023 at the Grand Hyatt, Bambolim, Goa.

GoaFest 2023 Sponsors

Proudly supported by our esteemed sponsors – SonyLIV, JioCinema, News18 Network, Dangal TV, Zee TV / ZEE5, Silver Push, Convosight, Zee News, Hindustan Times, ABP News, Viacom18’s Sports18, The Hindu Group, Flipkart, Times Network, Dailyhunt, B4U, Tata Motors, Anymind Media, Inmobi / Glance, Sri Adhikari Brothers – Mastiii, The Times of India, TV9 Network, Criteo, OMS Digital – A part of the Times Group, Rajasthan Patrika, Mathrubhumi, Amazon Ads, Warner Media, MIQ, Sakal, Shemaroo, Avinashi Ads Outdoor, Eenadu, Vserv, IDPL, Vijayawani Dighvijay, Google, BigFM, Malayala Manorma, Radio City, Surewaves, Party Smart Himalaya, Dainik Jagran, MakeMyTrip, Sakshi, Amar Ujala Publications, Pudhari, AdOnMo, Ad Sydicate, Dainik Savera.

Speaking about partnering with Goafest 2023, Dinesh Bhatia – Group CEO, India Today Group said, “Goafest presents an opportunity for us to deepen our engagement with the industry. As South Asia’s largest festival for the creative sector, the undeniable growth and significance of this event inspires us. As partners, we eagerly await to welcome our industry once again as we celebrate the boundless potential of media and creativity in shaping the future.”

“Disney Star has always stood for inspiring a billion imaginations. And Goafest celebrates creativity bringing together India’s finest creative minds. We are delighted to partner with them and stage this inspiring festival of creativity,” added Minakshi Achan, Head-Network Brand & Creative Communications, Disney Star.

Prasanth Kumar, President, Advertising Agencies Association of India and CEO, South Asia, GroupM, said, “We are delighted to welcome India Today Group Aaj Tak and Disney Star, as our co-presenting sponsors to Goafest this year. Over the years, Goafest has become synonymous with creativity, innovation, and excellence, making it the perfect destination for brands to associate with and showcase their offerings. We look forward to successful partnerships with all our sponsors as we work towards creating an unforgettable experience for everyone present.”

Jaideep Gandhi, Chairman, Goafest 2023 Organising Committee said “It is our pleasure to welcome Disney Star and India Today Group Aaj Tak as the Co-Presenting Sponsors for Goafest 2023. We are delighted to see how Goafest has strived to create a platform of unique opportunities for brands to align themselves with the media and advertising fraternity. We welcome all our sponsors on board and hope these partnerships inspire creativity, drive innovation, and elevate the industry as a whole.”

Goafest 2023 Schedule

Co-hosted by The Advertising Agencies Association of India and The Advertising Club, Goafest 2023 is scheduled to take place on 24th, 25th, and 26th May, 2023 at Grand Hyatt, Bambolim, Goa. Delegate registrations and Abby Award entries are open. For details log on


About The Advertising Club:

The Advertising Club, incorporated in the year 1954, is arguably the biggest Advertising Club of its kind in the world. And according to many also the busiest. It has over 1700 members drawn from media organizations, marketing companies, advertising agencies and allied professional bodies. The Advertising Club’s charter is to help raise the professional standards of the Indian Advertising Industry. The Club attempts to do this through awards, seminars, training workshops and meetings. Some of the major awards of Advertising Club include: Creative & Media Abby at Goafest, EMVIEs, EFFIEs, MARQUEES and Young Achievers’ Awards besides having other popular programmes such as D: CODE – Digital Review, Ad Review, Media Review, M.Ad Quiz, Vice & Versa on its annual roller coaster.  It publishes a Club magazine SOLUS and hosts a comprehensive website,

About The Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI):

The Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) is a not-for-profit, industry-led, and industry-managed trade association of advertising agencies, formed in 1945, to promote their industry interests so that they continue to make an essential and ever-increasing contribution to the nation. The AAAI today is truly representative, with a very large number of small, medium, and large-sized agencies as its members, who together account for almost 80% of the advertising business placed in the country.

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