Akkado had the opportunity to curate a grand event for the URS Media & AsiaOne. The event brought together the finest leaders across the diverse industries and Asia’s top brands under a single roof in India. The Pride of the Nation Series & the Third Edition of “India’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2017-18 process reviewers PricewaterhouseCoopers PL” was held at the Taj Lands End, Mumbai.
The idea was to curate an event to acknowledge and celebrate the 71 years of independent India, and to explore the land, which is the latest destination of opportunities and achievements on the world map.
The celebration was graced amongst the regal presence of honorable dignitaries including Hon’ble Union Minister of Women and Child Development and Chairperson of People for Animals – Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Vineet Jain, Managing Director- Times of India Group, Karishma Kapoor – Bollywood filmstar, Ashish Chauhan MD – Bombay Stock Exchange, and Rajat Shukal. Her Excellency Ulrika Sundberg, Consul General – Kingdom of Sweden, and Her Excellency Lesego Ethel Motsumi – High Commissioner of Republic of Botswana in India. Ramdas Athawale – Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India, His Excellency Zainal Azlan Nadzir – Consul General of Malaysia in India, and His Excellency Madhusudan Agrawal – Consul General of the Republic of Uganda.
Some of the very renowned personalities from the world of entertainment graced the event which included Karishma Kapoor who also received the Black Swan Women Empowerment award, Ashish Vidyarthi, Indian Film Actor in multiple languages and a National Film Award winner, Akriti Kakkar – singer who received the Black Swan Award for Best Singer, and many other dignitaries.
Abhishek Sharma,Chairman of Akkado, said, “It is the magnitude of responsibility that comes with organizing such events. You want to give the audience a fresh experience but also, cannot err on the professional aspect of it. As always it was a great learning curve for us.The event turned out to be a splendid one, and we thank URS Media and Asia One for giving us the opportunity to work with them.”