Pepper Awards 2019
Kochi: Kochi based Popkon Creatives emerged Agency of the Year at the 2019 edition of The Pepper Awards, one of the most sought-after recognition in the field of advertising in South India. Sam Balsara, the founder, Chairman & MD of Madison World and Madison Communications, was the Chief Guest of the ceremony held at Le Meridien Kochi. Speaking on the occasion, Sam Balsara said that the share of the digital media in the advertising industry, which was just 4 per cent 10 years ago, has grown to 19 per cent. The Jury consisted of Prathap Suthan, Co-founder & CCO, Bang In The Middle; Raj Nair, CEO & CCO, Madison BMB; Burzin Mehta, Group Creative Director, Ogilvy Mumbai, and Vikram Gaikwad, Co-founder & CCO, Underdog Communications. Mathrubhumi won Advertiser of the Year award. Malayala Manorama bagged one gold, four silvers and one bronze.