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The 3rd vdonxt asia convention is just a day away!

The third edition of India's largest convention for those who live by the promise of digital video will be held on January 17-18, 2019, at Novotel, Juhu Beach, in Mumbai.

If you create, curate, aggregate or even consume digital video, vdonxt asia is the place to be. The country's largest convention for digital video is back with its Third edition. afaqs!' annual two-day event is scheduled to take place on January 17-18, 2019, at Novotel, Juhu Beach, in Mumbai.

Like its previous editions - the event includes the conference followed by awards and exhibition.

The 3rd vdonxt asia convention is just a day away!

The convention is set to witness powerful, thought-provoking discussions around a range of business, strategy, content, and marketing related subjects, all in the context of online video. In fact, the agenda covers all major aspects of the online video business.

Some of the themes discussed would include: What do brand marketers worry about when they plan digital videos; how can brands and creators best use Instagram; discussions around content discovery and the problem of plenty; the monetisation challenge; the advertising Vs subscription debate; the future of video from the perspective of the marketer; what do the most popular YouTube channels have to say about Indian tastes and much more.

For the complete agenda, visit: http://www.vdonxt.com/agenda.html

The award categories are largely divided into Brand Related and Pure Content. We have also introduced five new sub-categories this year.

For the complete overview of the award categories, visit: http://www.vdonxt.com/awards.html#categories

The illustrious line-up of speakers includes names from some of today's most relevant companies in the world of online video. With half a dozen international speakers and a greater focus on content, this edition is poised to break new ground.

Speakers include: Ali Hussein (Eros Digital), Karan Bedi (MX Player), Rahul Sarangi (TVF), Alon Shtruzman (Keshet International), Asha Kharga (Axis Bank), Anirudh Pandita (Pocket Aces), Fotini Paraskakis (The Story Lab), Girish Dwibhashyam (Spuul), Jay Lin (Portico Media), Nachiket Pantvaidya (ALTBalaji), Raj Nayak (Viacom18), Sabrina Duguet (All3Media), Sameer Nair (Applause Entertainment), Sameer Singh (GroupM), Satya Raghavan (YouTube) and Tarun Katial (Zee5 India), to name a few. In all, nearly 50 speakers will take to the stage.

For the complete list, check out - http://www.vdonxt.com/speakers-listing.html

The evening of January 17 will witness the highly anticipated vdonxt awards ceremony. These awards are designed to felicitate the most outstanding work in digital video in the year gone by. This year, the awards got bigger and better with some newly introduced categories including Virtual/Augmented Reality, Lifestyle, Documentary, and Do-It-Yourself among others. Jurors include distinguished names like Sanjay Gupta (Uber), Varun Duggirala (The Glitch), Madhu Dutta (Raymond), E Suresh (Eeksaurus), and Neha Ahuja (Vodafone) among others.

For the complete list of jurors, visit http://www.vdonxt.com/awards.html#jury

The vdonxt exhibition will have sleek stalls set up by tech firms, MCNs, web publishers and other players with interesting new technology that's driving the digital video business today. Exhibitors this year, include names like JustVideos, Video365, Lotame and VdoCipher and others.

vdonxt asia features the support of partners like: Adobe (Presenting Partner), YouTube, ALTBalaji, Vidooly, and TVF (Silver Partners); Discovery, 24 Frames Digital, comScore, and Times Internet (Bronze Partners); ContentAsia (Community Partner).

For more details, visit: http://www.vdonxt.com