The South Asian Times

25 April 2019 11:59 AM

IAPC to host 5th media conference in Atlanta in Oct

New York: The Indo American Press Club (IAPC) is hosting its 5th International Media Conference October 5-8 at Marriott Atlanta Airport with prominent journalists, media professionals and lawmakers from India, the US, Canada and Europe.

Formed in 2013, IAPC now has 12 chapters as it strives to provide a common platform for  media professionals, fostering closer bonds with its counterparts in India and other countries, for the betterment of society at large and to improve the status of media professionals at large.

To efficiently run IMC 2018, various committees have been formed under the eminent leadership of IAPC Chairman Dr. Babu Stephen (Washington DC) and the founding Chairman Ginsmon Zacharia (New York), it was announced at a teleconference on July 27, says Mathew Joys,  board member based in Ohio.

During the conference co-hosted by the Atlanta chapter, over 200 senior print, TV and web professionals will deliberate on challenges and opportunities facing print and online media.

Competitions on photography, writing, painting and videography are part of the event.

IAPC will honor media professionals and community leaders for their exemplary achievements and service to the media industry and society at the Awards and Gala Dinner on October 7, where internationally acclaimed Sathkarma Award, Sathbhavana Award and Community Awards will be presented.  

Since its inception, IAPC has successfully organized media conferences every year in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Philadelphia. At the chapter level, various seminars and debates of socio-economic importance were conducted with the participation of leading media professionals and government agencies.

Update: 02 Aug, 2018