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5000+ Students Poured at Asia’s Largest Exhibition & Summit of Media, Communication & Design show- The Edutainment Show in Mumbai Making it a Huge Success !

Apr 20, 2016   12:51 IST 
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Speakers Included - Anant Rangaswami, Editor, Story CNBC TV 18 | Lekha Washington, Indian film Actor and Product Designer | Nikhil Thampi, Fashion Designer | Amruta Fadnavis, Deputy Vice President - Axis Bank | Prahalad Kakkar- Founder- PKSBE | Archana Kochhar - Fashion Designer | Roshan Abbas - Managing Director - Geometry Global Encompass Network & Workshops like - Portfolio Development | Fashion Futures - Wearable Technology | Screen Writing – WWI to name few | Rapid Prototyping Technology | Digital Marketing & Advertising | Music

 

As they rightly say all that starts well ends well and so has The Edutainment Show in Mumbai!The Fourth edition of Asia’s largest educational exhibition, summit and awards organised by Events Capital, a Laqshya Media group company, has finally come to an end and it was nothing less than a grand success! The Edutainment Show began with an impressive opening on 16th May, 2016 at JW Marriott, Mumbai.

 

 

The event was honoured and inaugurated by Anant Rangaswami, Editor, Storyboard - CNBC-TV18 , Dr. Indu Shahani, Former Sheriff - Mumbai and Principal, HR College, Siddharth Kumar Tewary, Founder, Creative Director - Swastik Productions who lit the holy samay. 

 

While the first three years were a huge success in three cities, with over 40 top industry speakers , over 100 institutes participating and over 4000 students attending the exhibition and summit,The Edutainment Show 2016 grows to 6 cities Mumbai, followed by Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Guwahati and Ahemdabad. For The Edutainment Show the next Pit Stop after Mumbai will be in Bangalore on 30th & 31st April, 2016.

 

The students at the Edutainment Show were seen attending sessions where they got an opportunity to explore exciting career options in Media, Communication & Design Education and participated in informative workshops & seminars with media stalwarts - Shweta Minocha – Faculty, School of Fashion Styling & Textiles, Pearl Academy, Anjum Rajabali, Film Scriptwriter, Whistling Woods International, Parsheen Irani, Program Manager - ISDI WPP School of Communication to name few. 

 

The Day 2 had some very interesting seminars by notable personalities like Prahlad Kakkar, Tanmay Bhatt- Co-founder of comedy sketch group All India Bakchod, Mayank Shekhar - Indian Film Critic, Author & Journalist, Raghu Ram- Television Producer, Roshan Abbas - Managing Director - Geometry Global Encompass Networ & students were excited to talk to television and film personalities like Rishabh Sinha, actor, Viraf Patel, Model and actor, Claudia and more. The sessions concluded on DAY 2 with an incredible closing speech by Deepak Choudhary, Director & CEO – Events Capital and the organiser of The Edutainment Show. 

 

Naming few of the institutes that participated at The Educational Show were Pearl Academy, Delhi, Whistling Woods International, Amity University, ISDI, Shiamak Davar International, Symbiosis institute of photography, Whistling Woods International Institute, Mumbai, Design Keeda, North Point Centre of learning etc. 

 

Moving forward, The Edutainment Show saw some interesting seminars like Future of Fashion Forum, with panellists like Neeta Lulla and Nikhil Thampi, Inspiration- Film, Media, Entertainment & Fashion by Whistling Woods International, Advertising and Communication by ISDI & Design Conclave by DSK with panellists like Nachiket Barve, Mrs Amruta Fadnavis, Sonal Dabral and Subrata Bhowmick which received maximum response from the students and the attendees. 

 

Deepak Choudhary, Director & CEO, Event Capital says,“We are in the fourth year of The Edutainment show and feel extremely proud to see how the property has grown to be so popular and big. I feel privileged to see the various institutes and students benefitting from the show and we aim at having 20,000+ students engaging in career discussions and being nurtured from the celebrity in the industry. I am certain that The Edutainment show is perfect platform to bridge unconventional professions in media, communication and design to meet the right candidate. The Edutainment Show in Mumbai was an enormous success and we are positive that it will continue winning hearts of the students in other cities too! ”

 

The Edutainment Awards

The Edutainment Awards also concluded on 16th evening as a part of the show. The edutainment awards are widely recognized as the gold standards in Media, Communication and Design education sector. Each year we attract hundreds of entries that exemplify the talent, dedication and innovation of institutes across  all aspects of education, showing us countless reasons why these institutions continue to prosper. Our esteemed judging panel has toiled over this treasure trove of excellence and our awards evening, where well over hundred leading educationists gather, gives us the perfect opportunity to celebrate and reflect on the extraordinary depths of Media, Communication and Design education sector. Starting from this year, The Edutainment Awards are open to all Indian education institutions offering courses in the Media, Communication and Design sector.

 

As part of the awards ceremony, Eminent Design & Communication Teacher Subrata Bhowmick was honoured with Lifetime Contribution honours.

 

Awards results (Top 3 colleges)

The awards were meticulously charted out based on parameters assessing the merit of the institutes across India (Performance figure of 2 years, infrastructure, affiliations, syllabi, alumni & network). The top three colleges were felicitated with gold, silver and bronze trophies to mark them as the top destinations for media, communication and design.

 

 

Best institute for Journalism

1

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune

2

Department of Media Studies, Christ University, Bengaluru

3

Amity School of Communication, Amity University, Noida

 

 

 

Best institute for Communication Management

1

Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai

2

Asian College of Journalism, Chennai

3

Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Bengaluru

 

 

 

Best institute for Audio-Visual production

1

Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad

2

Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune

3

Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai

 

 

 

Best Institute for performing and Fine Arts

1

Whistling Woods International Institute, Mumbai

2

Film and Television Institute of India, Pune

3

Amity School of Communication, Amity University, Noida

 

 

 

Best Institute for Fashion

1

Sir JJ Institute of Art, Mumbai

2

RachnaSansad, Mumbai

3

AnupamKher's Actor Prepares, Mumbai

 

 

 

Best Institute for Animation, VFX, Graphics & Comics

1

National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi

2

Pearl Academy, Delhi-NCR

3

Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune

 

 

 

Best Institute for Communication Design- Photography

1

National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

2

Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay

3

DSK International Campus, Pune

 

 

 

Best Emerging Design College

1

Jagran Lake City University, Bhopal

2

ISDI WPP School of Communication, Mumbai

3

Team Future - Future Media School, Kolkata

 

 

 

Best Undergraduate media college

1

Symbiosis Center of Media & Communication, Pune

2

Whistling Woods International Institute, Mumbai

3

NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata

 

Dept: NSHM Institute of Media And Design

 

 

 

Best Post Gradute Media Colleges

1

Symbiosis Center of Media & Communication, Pune

2

Whistling Woods International Institute, Mumbai

3

NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata

 

Dept: NSHM Institute of Media And Design

 

 

 

Best Post Graduate Media Colleges

1

National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

2

Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay

3

DSK International Campus, Pune

 

About Event Capital - Promoters "The Edutainment Show"

Event Capital is a specialized Intellectual Property Events Centric Business Venture. The venture is a joint one between Deepak Choudhary, a veteran in the Event Management business and Laqshya Media Group. Event capital owns, acquires and licenses IPs. Being a two year old company, they already own about 15 IPs in fashion, sports, music, lifestyle, exhibition, comedy and communication. Some of their renowned IPs are India Kids Fashion week, Bike Festival of India, Great Grover wine festival, Big Boys Toys Expo, India football Forum etc. 

 

For more information log onto www.eventcapital.in

 

 


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