Global Mobile App Summit & Awards 2016

GMASA is a platform where those in the mobile industry will be able to network, share insights and recognize disruptive ideas.

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17 - Jun - 2016
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22 - Jun - 2016
Global Mobile App Summit & Awards 2016

GMASA 2016

GMASA (Global Mobile App Summit & Awards) is a rising platform for all the participants of the mobile app industry to network, share industry insights and recognize disruptive ideas and technologies over well laid out events at best of the locations. Previous editions of GMASA (Bangkok and Chennai) have witnessed an overwhelming participation from app owners, marketers and industry influencers.

GMASA is an initiative of Apps World Mag - a one-stop magazine for mobile apps that profiles innovative apps and provides news, reviews and insights of the happenings in the mobile app world. The magazine is widely patronized in the top B2B and B2C circles, and creates an isthmus for interesting apps, developers, marketers, affiliate networks, users and established companies to come together.

Each GMASA event is made unique by the support, expertise and commitment of sponsors and partners from top echelons of the mobile app industry. ADATHA, one such giant, is a key sponsor for GMASA16. ADATHA is a top global advertising platform and is truly the ‘mother of all ad networks’. Servicing top clientele such as Amazon, Snapdeal, ebay, Flipkart and many more, ADATHA employs advanced techniques providing the most viable and targeted campaigns for app developers.

GMASA2016, a two-day event scheduled on July 6 and 7 at Sheraton Grand in Bangalore, is set to host over 2,000 participants including app owners, exhibitors, marketers, investors and corporates. GMASA16 will also anchor insightful panel discussions and keynote speeches from speakers working for top companies such as Twitter, Facebook, Google and many others. To add to the excitement, GMASA16 will lend the stage to the winners of the ‘Startup Pitch Fest’, showcase the most innovative ideas from the winners of ‘Your Startup Story’ contest, and felicitate best business ideas, technologies and innovators during the closing awards ceremony.

GMASA Chairman –Venkatesh C.R.

Venkatesh is the CEO & Managing Director of Dot Com Infoway (DCI), one of India’s leading IT companies. He is also the CEO & MD of, DCI’s media initiative, which houses a movie portal, a movie magazine, lifestyle supplement and an event management initiative. An early entrant in the field of IT and internet, Venkatesh founded CRV Infotech, a web designing startup, in the year 1996. Over the years, he grew the small initiative to a blooming venture with global clients and a large workforce.

Venkatesh, who is already an old hand in the industry, is a ‘young’ expert in the field. He believes in achieving the impossible through relentless hardwork and dedication. Armed with knowledge, passion and experienced insights into the industry, he has established himself as a thought and innovation leader in the realm of mobile and startup ecosystem at a young age.

 In the year 2014, Venkatesh conceptualized and launched ADATHA, one of the very few advertising platforms that work  by matching the needs of the advertisers with offers from publishers. The mobile ad platform connects marketers on a global scale with millions of consumers through partnerships with mobile publishers and app owners across the globe. No doubt then, ADATHA immediately found place in the list of top advertising platforms compiled by Mobyaffiliates in 2015.

Venkatesh is recognized for leveraging his meticulous planning, organizing and promotional skills to make every GMASA event better and grander. Under his leadership, GMASA has evolved from being a niche organization to a globally known platform amongst the mobile application community around the world. Venkatesh is passionate about taking GMASA to new heights with each edition.

GMASA is an event conceptualized by Apps World Mag – a print/digital magazine dedicated to the app world, launched by DCI in the second half of 2014. Venkatesh conceptualized a platform that would bring all the app related personnel together and the outcome is Apps World Mag, an app-only magazine  providing only the relevant information about the best apps to its readers. Apps World Mag is much revered in the top B2B and B2C circles and is now on Magzter, reaching more than 22 million readers worldwide.