The Economic Times Best Brands 2021

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21st December 2021


21 December 2021
Sahara Star - Mumbai


“You’ve got to start with the Customer Experience and work back towards the technology.” – Steve Jobs

Having successfully covered the Brand stories in specific sectors such as BFSI, Education, Healthcare, FMCG, Technology, Lifestyle and Luxury and much more, The Economic Times, in its 4th edition now looks to unveil and recognize Best Brands of 2021 that have succeeded in being at par with glocal brands.

A Dossier of Best Brands Editions

The Economic Times Best Brand Series

The Economic Times takes on the tricky challenge to measure the success of a brand either by segregating them by sector or the market position they occupy. The series aims to identify and jettison stellar brands for customers.

  • 25+
    Brand Books
  • 450+
    Brands Felicitated
  • 20+
    ET Now Episode with 4M+ Viewership
  • 2.7 Lakhs+
    Organic Engagement
  • 11.2 Millions+
    Impressions on Social Media
  • 15+
    ET Pullout with 7.5+ circulations
Brands Felicitate in Past

Redefining Consumer-o-nomics

From an emotional storytelling to a sustainable marketing campaign to re-inventing with the change in time keeping the core value of the product same. This year we explore the role of marketers in crafting these experiences for their consumers, across channels and interfaces; driving business revenues in the toughest of markets conditions and building frameworks that will define the brand for the years to come.

The wrath of the pandemic was taken by the entire world; however, it came as a blessing to some. Various industries re-invented the wheel & their business strategies and in no time the numbers started to pour in. Online Education, E-commerce, Healthcare, Technology enabled companies, OTT saw an upsurge in a very short time.

The Economic Times will host its 4th edition of The Best Brands series in the financial capital of India – Mumbai, to take a deep dive and understand the newer strategies incorporated by these brands, the innovation, the agility, the pro-active approach, the purposeful marketing, the impactful reach, and lots more.

4th Edition

The Economic Times Best Brands 2021

Having successfully covered the Brand stories in specific sectors such as BFSI, Education, Healthcare, FMCG, Technology, Lifestyle and Luxury and much more, The Economic Times, in its 4th edition now looks to unveil and recognize Best Brands of 2021 that have succeeded in being at par with glocal brands. The Best Brands 2021 are those brands that command mind awareness, recall success, popularity, and the benefit of instant association, even among consumers who do not frequently buy their products, or are not even a part of the target audience.

It is a proud moment as we announce the 4th edition of our Best Brand Series – The Economic Times Best Brands 2021 Coffee Table Book that will feature prosperous brand stories as well as sketch the DNA of these inspirational brands, taking a deep dive into what has made these brands stand out and what are they doing as an ongoing process to live up to the status of Best Brands, which will provide much needed inspiration for brand owners and custodians to take their story forward and live up to the legacy, respectively.

While we celebrate the success stories of the Best Brands, this coveted book will be launched at The Economic Times Best Brands 2021 on the gala evening of 21st Dec 2021 in Mumbai.

This evening will bring together the marketing gurus, brand custodians, brand owners, best creative leaders from the marketing fraternity on one platform to celebrate the Best Brands and engage in the most candid knowledge exchange platform to understand the nuances of successful brands.

Industry Verticals
Retail & E-commerce

Who Should Attend?

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Chief Strategy Officer
  • Brand Heads/Managers
  • Sales Heads
  • Brand Strategists
  • Consumer Industry Experts
  • Market Research Experts
  • Advertisement & Media Professionals

Why Attend?

Gain: The latest in brand amplification, customer loyalty, social media & more

Evolve: Keep pace with ALL the latest trends

Learn: Hear from the best & brightest in marketing, design, sales – all sharing ideas & insights

Adapt: To a focused agenda for marketing professionals & focused on what matters

Grow: Gain insights into what your customers will be clamoring for coming years & how you can deliver now

Program Schedule

18:30 – 19:00 Registration
19:00 – 19:05 Welcome by ET-Edge
19:05 - 19:20

Keynote Address 1: Entrepreneurship & Innovation - Transforming the Fortune of India

19:20 - 19:40

CEO Interview: The Digital Disruption Opportunity - The Next and Only Focus for Business

19:40 - 20:20

CMO Panel Discussion: Creating Purpose-Driven Brands – Responding to the World Around You

Each brand has a unique story to tell. In this age of rapid transformation, it is of utmost importance for brands to rapidly adapt to the changing customer and employee experiences. Whether it is responding to the impact of climate change or working to create a positive social impact, the brand plays a very important role to establish the company’s purpose. And therefore, it becomes a tool for marketers to correctly portray the purpose of the brand in the form of stories that can touch hearts and move markets. In this session, we will discuss how one can and why one should create purpose-driven brands.

• Translating objectives into tangible business outcomes
• Crafting thoughtful and scalable brand communications
• Addressing the goals of communities and sustainability
• Increasing brand’s reputation and customer engagement

20:20 - 20:40 One-on-One: The 21st Century Agency - Changing Roles & Future of Media Pitches in the Strategy VS Pricing Game
20:40 - 20:45 Unveiling of the Best Brand Coffee Table Book Cover “The Economic Times Best Brands 2021”
20:45 - 21:25 Felicitation of Best Brands
21:25 - 21:30 Closing Remarks followed by Gala Dinner
Redefining Consumer-o-nomics

Selection Criteria


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