The IAA Global is proud to announce that Srinivasan K Swamy, Chairman and World President of IAA, has accepted the International Honorary Award at the 2019 AD STARS festival held from August 22th to 24th, at the BEXCO (Busan Exhibition & Convention Center) in Busan, Korea. This special award is dedicated to Mr. Swamy for his significant contributions to various marketing communications industry bodies around the world.
“I’m humbled to receive this award. I owe this award to many industry colleagues that I’ve closely worked with; so I want to share this honor with all of them, particularly my friends from AFAA, friends from IAA, and friends from AAAI. Friends from Industry bodies that I am associated with including CAAAA”, said Swamy at AD STARS 2019. After serving with distinction for four years as President of IAA India Chapter, Swamy was elected in 2016 as Senior Vice President of its global body and has taken over as Chairman & World President of the IAA since 2018.
AD STARS is the only international advertising festival that combines creativity with cutting-edge technology. With its mission to share creative solutions and change the world, AD STARS encourages agencies to take the lead in making the world a better place. As its ultimate value is “humanity”, AD STARS strives to become a communication platform to contribute to mankind.