Communication Summit


Communication Summit– 2016

Bangladesh, despite experiencing exponential growth in its creative industry over the past decade, significantly lacks platforms which encourage discussions and exchange of ideas regarding the communication industry of the country. To address that need, Bangladesh Brand Forum, for a number of years now has been organizing the Communication Summit in association with Cannes Lions.

The Summit is designed to be a dominant dais for peer-to- peer learning and knowledge sharing, bringing together leading communicators and marketing professionals from companies, agencies, associations, NGOs and institutions to network and discuss ideas on the most cutting-edge tools and strategies in the field. The aim of the summit is to establish a culture of ideas which will only help the industry flourish and stay aligned with global trends. The Communication Summit will be followed by the Commward Gala Night, to celebrate the best creative minds of the country and their contributions to the communication industry.


Communication Summit – 2015

At the core of inspiration is knowledge. Creative inspiration cannot be instilled without practical knowledge & insights which only a handful of creative marketers and practitioners possess.

Communication Summit is one such platform where the most sought-after world renowned Marketing and Communication experts have inspired thousands of marketers on Creativity since 2009. This year too, Communication Summit is designed to impart the best practices and learning on creative marketing and communication through six speaker sessions.the speakers for the summit were Dave McCaughan, Marketing Thought Leader and Storyteller, BIBLIOSEXUAL; Indranil Chakraborty, Founder, StoryWorks; Dan Mobley Regional Head of Corporate Affairs, India & South Asia, Standard Chartered; Syed Gousul Alam Shaon Managing Partner & Country Head, Grey Dhaka; Muralidhar Salvateeswaran, Managing Director – South India , Milward Brown and Bickey Russell, Head of Agency Development, Global SMB Revenue Organisation, Google.


Communication Summit – 2014

This year Commward takes the privilege to introduce four world renowned professionals who have worked with and for some of the best brands of the world. The seminar will host renowned Ad filmmaker  Prahlad Kakkar, Founder & Director, Genesis Productions Ltd., India; leading Ad professional Santosh Ramesh Desai, Managing Director  & CEO of Futurebrands India Ltd.; Partha Sinha, Director & Chief Strategy Officer, Publicis South Asia; and Henry S. Tenedero, Council Director, International Learning Styles Network, President, Centre for Learning & Teaching Styles, Philippines.

Communication Summit is the culmination of learning on creative communication from the most sought after experts in the world. The experts will share with the participants their learning, insights and experiences in working with some of the most acclaimed creative works in brand communication. Truly, a communication summit could not have been complete without the extensive and fun learning sessions. The daylong summit is open to registration only and will also host two intensive panel discussions on creative communication.