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Digital Media India 2016

Engaging audience. Monetising content

The 5th edition of Digital Media India will bring forth global ideas for engaging the audience and generating the new revenue models for a sustainable digital news business. Find out how innovation in devices, platforms and delivery is shaping the digital news business.


22-23 February 2016
New Delhi, India

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Five themes that will define #DMI2016


  • 1

    Audience data analytics

     Know our readers more to serve them better

  • 2

    Digital Advertising & Ad-Blockers

    How to secure our revenue and growth areas?

  • 3


     Engaging the mobile audience

  • 4

    Social Media

    Challenges for an organic growth

  • 5

    Online video

    Is it a sunrise in India?


Presentations from DMI 2016

Future of media business and impact of digital transition

Torry Pederson, CEO/Editor-in-Chief, Verdens Gang As, Norway

Injecting innovation in newsrooms in South Asia

Rajan Anandan, Vice President & Managing Director, Google South East Asia & India

Social media and online video

Ashok Venkatramani, CEO, ABP News Network, India

Organic growth in social media

Rajesh Priyadarshi, Digital Editor, BBC Hindi, India

Right ingredients for online news video

Katik Nagarajan, National Director - Content & Social Media, GroupM, India

Organic growth in social media

Soumyadip Choudhary, Technology Editor & Product Manager, IBNLive, India

Programmatic advertising - A case study from India Today

Salil Kumar, COO, India Today Group Digital

Content monetization - A case study from News-Republic

Radhika Shukla, Country Director, News-Republic, India

Ad-frauds. How to protect our content and revenue?

Amit Mittal, Founder & CEO, Simpli5d Technologies, India

Right ingredients for online news video

Robb Montgomery, International Multimedia Journalist, Germany

Mobile news - A case study from The Guardian, UK

Subhajit Banerjee, Editor - Mobile, The Guardian, UK

Data journalism - straddling the print/digital mediums

Srinivasan Ramani, Deputy National Editor, The Hindu, India

A case study from Indian Express, winner of the 'Best in Mobile' at Asia Digital Media Awards

Renuka Chugh, Assistant Manager (Product Apps), The Indian Express, India


Swapnil Srivastav, Vice President, Ad-Tech, Times Internet Ltd, India

Big Data - Understanding audience preferences and integrating them into content decision making. How and Why?

Neerav Parekh, Founder & CEO, vPhrase, India


Ben Shaw, Director - GlobalAdvisory, WAN-IFRA, Germany

Global round-up on digital news media business

Ben Shaw, Director - GlobalAdvisory, WAN-IFRA, Germany

A combined native advertising/content marketing project - A case study from Wijeya Newspapers

Umair Wolid, Head - Marketing & Digital Media, Wijeya Newspapers, Sri Lanka

Organic growth in social media

Anshul Tewari, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Youth Ki Awaaz, India

Display advertising - the challenge in the face of increasing mobile content consumption

Philip Jose, Head - Media Solutions, The Mathrubhumi, India

Big data: Understanding audience preferences and integrating them into content decision making
Tariq Husain, Founder & COO, ExpressKCS, India


Pictures from the event

Digital Media India 2016, held on 22-23 February attracted more than 160 delegates.

Speakers included those from VG Norway, BBC, Bloomberg, The Guardian, Deseret Digital Media, Singapore Press Holdings, Indian Express, ABP News Network, The Hindu, The Mathrubhumi, Times Internet and many more.

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