Saturday, 19th August 2023
Time: 9:30 am – 5 pm
ITC Sonar, Kolkata
09:00 - 09.30 Registration
09.30 - 10.00 Inauguration of the workshop
10.00 - 11.30 Building Strong Brands – a Framework and Road Map
Identifying core requirements of a Brand and strengthening them
11.30 - 11.45 Break for Tea
11.45 - 13.15 Disrupting Markets through Brand Building
How under-resourced brands have successfully challenged market leaders
13.15 - 14.00 Break for lunch
14.00 - 15.30 Building Brand Loyalty through creating Brand Love
Multiple ways in which Brand Love can be created
15.30 - 15.45 Break for coffee
15.45 - 16.30 Q & A session
16.30 - 17.00 Valedictory session
- How to successfully challenge market-leaders based on experience of emerging market multinationals and “digital first” brands in the US
- Identifying Important ingredients of a Strong Brand with a view to strengthening them
- How to Increase the Lifetime value of your Customers with real-world examples and cases
- First-hand Experience sharing with Guru
Gurus of Guruspeak
Guru's video message!
Prof Mohanbir Sawhney2009
Prof A Parasuraman2008
Prof Nirmalya Kumar2007
Prof Sanjay Dhar2006
Prof Suresh Sundaresan & Prof BB Chakrabarti2005
Prof Jagdish Seth2004
Past GuruSpeak Video
Here is a video from GuruSpeak 2018.
The Quest for Customer Centricity
Prof Ajay Kohli
Professor of Marketing
Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business
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