Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, Powai, Mumbai
Associate Vice President - Brand Marketing, Dainik Bhaskar Group
"Vikas Singh is a seasoned Brand Marketing professional. With 18 years of experience in building strong brands, he has worked on some of the biggest brands in the country including Dettol, Lysol, Airwick, Dabur Lal Dant Manjan and ABP News. He has worked on the much awarded marketing campaign for smooth transition from Star News to ABP News without any drop in Market share. He currently heads Brand Marketing at No-1 Indian Newspaper- Dainik Bhaskar as Associate Vice President. He has won several national and international awards for some of the marketing campaigns developed at Dainik Bhaskar. He is also curator of Divya Marathi literature festival.
Vikas has interests in Tea, Train and Tintin. He holds four Limca Book records: Largest Tea collection in India, First Philatelic exhibition in a moving train, largest multilingual comic collection and largest collection of Books by any author (Ruskin Bond). A certified tea taster, Vikas has done extensive tea trails in the country and across globe. His philatelic collection on Indian Railways has won several international and national awards. He regularly conducts courses in Indian Railway Heritage at National Rail Museum, New Delhi and at Staff College, Vadodara. He edits the annual magazines of Indian Steam Railway Society and Rail Enthusiasts society besides writing regularly for Indian Railways Magazine. He is a certified Tintinologist with a world record collection of Tintin comics in 126 languages. Vikas loves travelling. At the last count he had travelled to 260 cities in India and abroad. He is top contributor on Trip advisor. His travelogues have been published in various magazines and newspapers. He has also been a speaker at different forums including Tedx and Comic con."