Chennai, India, April 22, 2015: Chennai will play host for the first ever Global Mobile App Summit & Awards. Titled GMASA-2015, the two-day summit to be held on 28th and 29th May at ITC Grand Chola will have prominent speakers from the industry both international and native, as part of the panel discussion.
GMASA will bring together mobile media experts of the industry and provide industry-wide recognition for the best mobile apps. The first of its kind mobile app summit will not only present endless opportunities for networking, but also serve as a platform to showcase to and learn from the industry’s most influential people.
Speaking at the launch conference, C R Venkatesh, President GMASA said “The tech and app driven world that we are in, we strongly felt the need to provide a platform to share the expertise and encourage the budding entrepreneurs too, and thus GMASA. It gives us double joy to host it in Chennai which is fast gearing up to the startup culture. The event is already shaping up to be a big one given the lineup of speakers and the number of applications that we have so far received for the awards”
L Hemachandran, Advisory member, GMASA, further stated “To encourage talented youngsters and to recognize them, for the first time ever GMASA will have the Make in India Student App Fest. Sensing the need for a platform to help budding app developers, GMASA will enable students to showcase their innovative app/app idea, and also provide an opportunity to get it off the ground with the help of an angel investor. Apart from student app fest GMASA will also host Entrepreneur Pitch Zone to connect app creators with investors.’
Students can submit their apps online for free and the shortlisted ideas will be showcased at GMASA on29th May, 2015 to the angel investors.
GMASA will also bring together visionaries who will share their expertise on what is influencing the industry, the road ahead and insight on how to succeed in this marketplace. Key speakers include Suneet Tuli, CEO, Datawind, R.Narayanan, Chairman of XCODE Life sciences , Gul Panag CFO of Mobie Fit, Kushal Sangavi, Business head of Reliance entertainment, Senthil, COO of Frilp, Aloke Bajpai, CEO of IXIGO.com among other prominent ones.
GMASA will also be a platform to gain international acclaim as a GMASA award winner. Any mobile app developer with an app on the Google App or Apple store can apply for GMASA awards. GMASA also offers the winners a chance to contact potential sponsors and partners as well as workshops on to how to turn your local app into a global success
GMASA will feature an exhibit hall too to showcase some of the most exciting mobile technology available.
To register for the summit and the awards, please log on to www.gmasa.org