The CMO Choice Awards was instituted by DMAi (Data Driven Marketing and Advertising Association) in the year 2015. The 4th edition of the Awards this year, aims to recognise the industry’s most trusted partners and sticklers for perfection. The CMO Choice Awards cuts through the marketplace clutter and provides with quick & easy access to insights to understand the industry-wide perspective on the most trusted vendors/agencies.

The awards have 8 categories of services and supplies to the Marketing Ecosystem.

Defending Champions

Jury Chair

Our Jury Chair

Manish Dureja

MD, JetPrivilege

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Why Enter

The CMO Choice Awards help marketers stay on top of the ever-evolving marketing & advertising landscape. Brands who stay at the forefront of marketing innovation win.

Some of the benefits of applying include:

  • An opportunity to showcase your brand/agency/platform/solution to an eminent jury of 100 senior CMO’s in person across three cities.
  • An opportunity to create booth(s) /experience zone(s) / networking space(s) at the DMA 2018 Delhi Conference.
  • Honouring of CMO Choice Winners at DMA 2018 Delhi Conference & Awards Night.
  • An opportunity to network with fellow winners at a reception organised to honour the champions.
  • Winners receive a trophy with their name(s) and/or company logo and winning category engraved on it.

As a winner, some of the benefits you receive are:

  • Direct presentation to the 100 Top Marketing & Advertising Spends in India
  • Accreditation as the Most Trusted marketing partner in the business.
  • Embellishment of the company name & logo at the DMA website
  • Usage of the CMO Choice Logo Licence for a period of one year.

Judging Process

  • DMAasia annual subscriber member companies who have agreed to follow the global DMA code of conduct from the enabler side can participate in the CMO Choice awards.
  • There are no fees applicable to the DMAasia member companies for participation. Non-members cannot participate.
  • Entries are submitted by the entrants to the secretariat via email request.
  • Short-lists are done by the DMAasia advisory / board of directors with secretariat support.
  • The shortlisted entrants will be invited to submit a final case study presentation. In case of non-submittal of presentation / presentation not as per format, opportunity for physical presentation will be denied.
  • These shortlisted entrants then pitch in a strict predefined format at Tri-City to a large group of Senior CMO’s Jury members.
  • Each participating company will have to complete their presentation / pitches in the 15 minutes allotted, which includes Q & A time or a maximum of 3 questions from CMOs, whichever is lesser.
  • The Jury will vote on the presented case studies.
  • The presenter with the maximum votes will be the declared winner. There will be a maximum of one winner per category / sub category combination.
  • The winners will be awarded at the Awards Gala on May 3rd, 2018 in Delhi.

Jury Members


Important Dates

Mumbai Jury Meet:
24th April 2018 at Hyatt Regency Mumbai

Bengaluru Jury Meet:
25th April 2018 at Ritz Carlton

Delhi Jury Meet:
3rd May 2018 at The Leela Ambience, Gurugram

Awards Gala:
3rd May 2018 at The Leela Ambience, Gurugram

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