November 2017 marked a highlight for youth sports enthusiasts of Hyderabad. Love for sport drew over 3000 school students to Gachibowli Stadium which hosted the Sports for All Championship from 10-17 November, 2017. The event provided a single platform under the umbrella of which a total of 25 sporting activities were included. The opening ceremony of the event witnessed Mr. Dinakar Babu and Mr. Vankateshwar Rao encouraging and uplifting the spirit of the participants along with the revelation of the SFA anthem ‘Chodo Kal Ki Baatein’ sung by the famous Bollywood singer Shaan. The 8 day long event showcased young Indian players with true sportsmanship spirit by chanting the slogans of being “ Unstoppable”. To propagate the message of gender equality in sports, the organization followed a campaign “She is Gold” which was demarked with golden stickers presented to the participating girls. The students could receive instant information on their matches and scores at the portal marketing counter where the school ranking tables were updated live. Apart from competitive activities, to lighten the mood of participants, a special entertainment zone “Sports Valley” was created which provided various segments of Emcee interaction and engagement activities along with prize distributions at regular intervals and photo opportunities.
Road to GES- enGENDERed Dialogues 2.0 was a conference by The Shift Series in association with NITI Aayog and The Global Education & Leadership Foundation on 28th November, 2017 at Trident, Hyderabad. It was a curated experience stimulating conversations around the central theme of women leading initiatives, going on to actualizing their unlimited potential and taking their place in the new world order. From philanthropists to media and political personalities, the speakers selected for this event were a diverse mix. The speakers drew on their personal and professional life experiences focusing on the theme of women empowerment. Yamini Reddy and Bhavana Reddy inaugurated the event with an enthralling Kuchipudi dance performance. It was followed by an engaging line up of speakers which included Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, Amanda Parkes, Shobhaa De, Sundeep Rao, Anousheh Ansari, Sadhvi Bhagwat,Aalima Shaikh and a panel session by Fatima Karan for Dr. Harald Stossier, Natasha Poonawala, Megha Mittal and Laxmi Manchu.
The CEO of Microsoft, Mr. Satya Nadella visited India on 6 & 7 November, 2017 with the purpose of promoting his new book ‘Hit Refresh’. The tech giant set foot into the Hyderabad Microsoft campus on 6th November, 2017 to be a part of a talk show hosted by NDTV and chaired by the famous journalist Dr Pronnoy Roy. As the main focus of the CEO’s visit to India was the promotion of his book ‘Hit Refresh’, Satya Nadella spoke in length about Artificial Intelligence or AI, empathy, Hololens and the overall transformation of Microsoft. The talk show arena also included an installation of the ‘Hit Refresh’ book where the audience witnessed live doodle activity carried out by artist Rohit Soni. The talk show was followed by a Q&A session where Mr. Nadella interacted with the employees and customers where he spoke about his book ‘ Hit Refresh’ and also described his journey from Hyderabad to Redmond where he started his journey with Microsoft.
The Swiss watch brand Longines launched its store in Express Avenue Mall, Chennai on 16th Nov 2017. The chief guest of the event was Ms. Hansika Motwani , a well-known Telugu actress. The launch event saw a lot of local press coverage.
World Food India organized an event in Delhi which was a it 3 day event held on 3rd,4th and 5th November 2017.Different companies came together to put up stalls for brand promotion. Wizcraft was the event partner for ITC, which had setup 2 stalls.
ITC World Food India : The stall was managed by ITC Limited who had displayed their products. Wizcraft designed the stalls with the idea of making it look like a supermarket. The motive was to inform people about the different food products that ITC offers.
ITC Food Street India : This stall was put up by ITC Hotels, which was more of an experience zone for the customers. The idea behind designing this stall was to show the food chain from farm to plate, where live cooking counters were also included.
Wizcraft International successfully conceptualized and executed ‘The Great Indian Food Street’. ‘The Great Indian Food Street’ is a unique platform which celebrated the diverse culinary heritage of India. At the World Food India, one of the most successful mega events in the food processing industry, The Great Indian Food Street was unveiled by Hon’ble Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyot, Hon’ble Minister of Food Processing and Industries Smt. Harsimart Kaur Badal, Yoga Guru and the founder of Patanjali Group of Industries, Shri. Baba Ramdev.
The Great Indian Food Street was an experiential, one of its kind initiative that focuses on the globalization of Indian food and transformation of Indian heritage foods and super foods. The journey from lost recipes to new age molecular gastronomy, as well as the unique influences that form a part of our country’s diverse food culture.
The Great Indian Food Street at World Food India is also aimed at building a sustainable agri-business where the attendees were inundated about the process of organic farming and the plethora of opportunities it holds in trade. The sessions involved panel discussions among experts to discuss the future of super-foods, organic farming and how the industry is set to explode in an assorted collection of “Food for Wellness” to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Wizcraft was appointed as the event manager and consultants for the 45th Annual Meeting of the Research Society for the Study of Diabetes (RSSDI) in India held at Bhubaneswar from 2nd to 5th November 2017. This was one of the largest medical conferences that the Wizcraft team has handled till date. Wizcraft scope of work for RSSDI included end to end solutions, consultation, event management and co-ordination of the project
Daily Thanthi is one of the most popular regional newspapers down South. On 6th Nov 2017, they celebrated their 75 year anniversary. Wizcraft had the honour of playing a major role in executing this grand occasion. To make the event even more monumental, honourable Prime Minister, Narendra Modi graced the occasion. Other notable faces from the film fraternity also attended the event. A secure and smooth movement throughout the event was ensured. The safety and security in the area was spot on, so much so that there was absolutely no sign of hindrances to the Prime Minister and celebrities. Planning, Production, Execution and Management; Wizcraft effortlessly pulled it off!
On November 7th in Spain and November 9th in Moscow, Xiaomi showcased all their products and launched their phone. Xiaomi launched the IMi A1 and Mi Mix Phone in Spain and the Mi Mix Phone in Moscow. An experience zone was created where all Xiaomi products like Mi Power Bank, Mi Scooter, Mi Projector, 4K Camera, Mi Band 2 were displayed.
The presentation was done by Xiaomi CEO Xiang Wang and the Director of Product Management and Marketing, Xiaomi Global Donovan Sung addressed the Media and Mi Fans. Xiaomi was founded in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Lei Jun.
The objective of the event was to showcase Swiss Re’s accelerator program to their leadership team and key stakeholders from around the globe. Wizcraft curated the experience, from the stem. From dance performances to a gala to the main conference, it was all flawlessly executed. A small drum-circle team building activity was also orchestrated and set up a market stall area in their office, with custom made backdrops and visual aids, where they could present their cutting edge research in the field of reinsurance.
From across the globe to the chilly aisles of Croatia, Subex hosted their annual User Conference for their 100+ delegates. This conference is held year after year in exotic destinations for 2 days where the delegates gather to deliberate, strategize and set endeavours for the organization and the year ahead. The uniqueness of this event, is that it brings a plethora of nationalities which enhances the diversity and culture of this event. It featured speakers from across the globe sharing their expertise on IT, Cloud Computing and Fraud Management. The delegates were given the Croatian overdose when they were taken on a Sightseeing Tour of the City. The tour ended in an extravagant gala dinner at the city's highest point where they were treated to a 360 degree view of the entire city coupled with some of the best local entertainment acts.
The Grace Hopper Celebration India 2017 is a platform which bring together women in the field of technology under one roof to share their expertise and network. This unique event witnessed over 3500+ women entrepreneurs, students and corporates from the industry of technology. The event has been named after Grace Hopper, an American scientist who had the vision to uplift women in spaces that promoted research, machinery and intellectual thought.
This year, the event was hosted at the BIEC, Bangalore on the 16th and 17th of November 2017. The 2 day tech conference featured keynote sessions from eminent women personalities in the field of tech. The extensive sessions during the course of the day, simply depicted the might and impact that the women community is making in the world. The event ended on high with special mentions in the media like the Times of India, Economic Times and several other social media platforms. The reviews on the Facebook and Twitter page is testimony to this event’s success!
A town hall event for all the Amazonians spread across 2 offices in Bengaluru and 5 offices in Hyderabad.
Wizcraft managed the show end to end for all these aspects
The 8th Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) was hosted in Hyderabad, India on 28-30 November, 2017. The theme for this year’s Summit was Women First, Prosperity for All, and focused on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally.
The conference on 29th November was followed by a delegate dinner at Golkonda Fort, hosted by the Government of Telangana. 1200 Delegates from over 150 countries attended this event. The main highlight of the evening was the cultural showcase of Telangana by a grand theatrical performance choreographed and coordinated by Ananda Shankar Jayant. 250 Artists came together and flaunted the history of Telangana. The theatrical performance named ‘Timeless Telangana’, had great artists like Deepika Reddy and Alekhya Punjala representing the various art forms of the State. The 3D mapping on the background of the performance stage was an extraordinary experience for the audience.After the cultural show, Miss World 2017, Manushi Chillar was felicitated by the Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana, Mohammad Mahmood Ali.
Quaker introduced the ‘Bring your tastiest bowl’ campaign in Delhi. 15 recipes were shortlisted out of 6000 from Pan India for the final cook off. The stage looked like the Masterchef kitchen which could accommodate 14 kitchen set-ups. Chef Vikas Khanna orchestrated the event. The idea was to get 50 kids to taste the dishes prepared by the participants.
Wizcraft took this to another level by introducing food bloggers and influencers to join the cooking.
A massive stage with a curved LED was designed to give a look & feel of grandeur. The stage was large enough to accommodate 14 full time kitchen setups & allow enough space for the host & Vikas Khanna to orchestrate the event. Enough chef merchandise, cookware, stovetops, and cutlery for the 14 entirely new kitchen set-up was also arranged. A momentous task of sourcing out 250 ingredients and groceries for two rounds of the cooking competition for the finalists and 300 bloggers/ audience mystery bowl cook off was also handled flawlessly.
For outstanding PR & Social media reach a collaboration with Food Talk India was orchestrated to get popular social media influencers & Food Bloggers to attend the event. Involved the Smile Foundation to bring in 50 underprivileged kids from the organization to come and taste the food cooked by the bloggers which was a great surprise element.
This became a great point of discussion for bloggers & social media influencers. Besides just witnessing the finalists cook off for the 50 Lakh cash prize; the audience also got a chance to be involved in the event.