The grand finale of the much-awaited Amar Ujala Media Quiz 2012 organized by the exchange4media Group will be held at Mumbai on June 29
After two enthusiastic rounds of quizzing in Delhi and Kolkata, the Amar Ujala Media Quiz 2012 is all set to move to Mumbai for the third and final leg of the contest on June 29. Media Quotient, organized by the exchange4media Group, has Amar Ujala as the title sponsor this year. It brings together media professionals on a common platform to network and interact while simultaneously competing to win. It is open to anyone from advertising and media agencies, corporate houses, media houses and students. Testing the media mettle of Kolkata participants were quizmasters Sumit Roy, founder director, Univbrands and Jayashree Mohanka, Director, Electro Zavod India. Roy said, “Media Quotient has earned the reputation of being an important event in the annual calendar of our industry, and with Amar Ujala, another respected name, backing it this year, it is very special.” Industry experts say that they have very high expectations from the industry this year. “A good quiz is always ‘infortaining’,” Roy asserts.
Speaking on associating with MQ 2012, Sunil Mutreja, Executive Director, Amar Ujala Publications, said, “Credibility is what Amar Ujala is known for. Media Quotient has built up a reputation of being a fair quiz contest over the years; hence, we see a good compatibility here. This quiz reflects all that Amar Ujala stands for – intellect, unbiasedness, truth and credibility.”
The Delhi regionals this year was won by a team comprising Rohan Khanna and Tanmay Prusty of Genpact-Reckitt Benckiser. As in the previous year, this year too will see different sets of quizmasters in the four cities where the quiz is held.
Doing the honours as quizmasters for the Delhi regionals were Mohit Joshi, Managing Director, MPG India, and Suresh Balakrishna, CEO, Lintas Media Group. The winning team had a total score of 65 points. After Kolkata, the Amar Ujala Media Quiz moves on to Bangalore on June 27.
The grand finale will be held in Mumbai on June 29. Sam Balsara, Chairman & MD, Madison World and Vikram Sakhuja, CEO, South Asia, GroupM are the quizmasters for the grand finale. It may be recalled that Team HUL-IMRB from Mumbai comprising Ameya Samant (IMRB) and Pradeep Ramarathnam (HUL) won Media Quotient in 2011.
To register for Amar Ujala MQ 2012, any number of two member teams can participate for an entry fee. My FM is the associate sponsor of the quiz. Open magazine is the sponsor of the audience round, while Emami is the merchandise sponsor.
For further details, visit http://www.exchange4media.com/mq2012/index.html