• PASS Advertising was launched to cater to small corporate communication needs of large firms



  • Alia Creative Consultants” was formed laying the initial foundations of Aliagroup as a consultant for concept and creative services to meet the rising needs of its blue chip clients


  • With an alliance from London based Designmotive - DMA was created. It was a leader on launch as India’s preeminent brand design firm


  • “Access India” and “IDI” were formed focusing on providing Brand Research and Brand Strategy solutions to partner DMA and its increasing client base demanding higher order services
  • “Geodsx” a company based out of United States was formed in partnership to provide marketing services.


  • “Yellow” came into existence  providing branding solutions to firms with lower budgets


  • “ABPS” (now known as “ALIA”) came into formation providing solutions to specific specialized need of the clients in Pre-media, Packaging and Print Management space


  • “ARC” a joint venture company between Alia and Ratan Batliboi was created to rebrand the Marine Drive stretch, a premium driveway in the city of Mumbai. Won the bid in a global tender.


  • “Maximus” came into formation specializing in providing innovative activation solutions for experiential marketing to help the brand stand out and create a difference in the cluttered Retail Scenario.
  • “ICA” a company formed with a specific aim to provide SME’s and Young entrepreneurs a Go-to-Market strategy and business capability to guide in converting their ideas into a strong business model demonstrating growth.


  • Merger of DMA, Yellow and Maximus into “DYWorks” making it India’s oldest and largest brand strategy and brand design firm that uses semiotics to both, decode markets and consumers and encode brands through design. Futurgroup buys majority stake in DYWorks
  • “CBO Technologies” a company metamorphosised from an internal servicing arm to an independent firm to Developing Software and Software solution for Small and Medium business


  • “The Print Bazaar” a retail chain of stores came into formation providing print solutions for every individuals Business, Home and Personal needs.
  • “The Print Bazaar” layed its foundation by opening its first store in Delhi
  • “SCOAT” a young future focus company came into formation having its focus entirely in creating a new category in protective textile
  • Cognizance Packaging” the premiere packaging solutions provider offering a wide gamut of packaging related services was formed.


  • “Radeus Technologies”a blue chip Product Development & Specialist Engineering solutions company came into formation where innovation encompasses knowledge and culminates at realization.
  • “The Print Bazaar” expanded its retail stores across Delhi/NCR


  • “The Print Bazaar” is honored at Asia Retail Congress with an Award for Retail Excellence as Innovative Retail Concept of the Year.
  • “Radeus Technologies” is acquired by Persistent Technologies