Founded in 2009, Academy of Indian Marketing (AIM) is a consortium of leading management institutions offering world class management education and research activities through doctoral and equivalent programs.
AIM was conceived by two marketing scholars in two different continents. Prof.Dr. Jagdish Sheth (Atlanta, USA) and Prof. Neelemegham (India). With Prof.Dr. Sheth and Prof. Neelamegham at the helm, deans and directors of India's top rated business schools / institutions were convinced that a common platform was a boon to nurture the research activities in the Marketing domain, leading to the formation of AIM.
On 21st May 2009 Academy of Indian Marketing was registered and received certificate of incorporation by Registrar of Companies, Mumbai as a Not for Profit company U/S.25 of Companies Act in India. Prof.Dr. Jagdish Sheth - the Founder and Chairman is supported by the Co-founders - Prof. Neelamegham, Mr. Rajeev Karwal, Prof.Dr. V. Kumar, Prof.Dr. Bibek Banerjee and the Business Director - Mr. Jayant Shah.
AIM has successfully hosted/supported various conferences and doctoral consortium and is committed to its vision and mission of promoting research in the area of marketing and promoting marketing as a discipline with active support from academia and industry.