EEMA EDUPOSIUM 2020 to be held on May 11th and 12th next week

Mumbai: The brightest event industry leaders and creative minds will come together to engage with event educationists and students at the EEMA EDUPOSIUM 2020 being held on May 11th and 12th next week. The virtual event and would commence from 1pm IST.

Every year, the EEMA Eduposium brings together educationists, students wherein event entrepreneurs take centre stage and present the industry in its larger-than-life form along with intricate details so that students get exposure to the opportunities in the industry, encouraging and guiding them to choose event management as a career. EEMA Eduposium would highlight the role youth need to play in the development of the country and world. While doing so, speakers would share lessons from their own lives and provide a perspective on education, skills development and entrepreneurship.

Beating the Lockdown period caused by COVID-19, this year the EEMA Eduposium is being held as an interactive program on EEMA’s digital platforms. EEMA is playing the role of a catalyst for change as a driving force for event education with its “Mentorship of Event Educationists”, “Train the Trainer” and EEMA Future Ready sessions and EEMA master classes. Topics that will be tackled involve ‘Developing the Next Generation of Professionals’, ‘How Technology is driving the future’ and ‘Social Events and Wedding sector’

The EEMA Eduposium is being led by industry icons, Sanjoy Roy, President-EEMA and Managing Director Teamwork Arts, Sabbas Joseph, Founder-Director, Wizcraft International Entertainment, Brian Tellis, Managing Director, FH-MKTG, Roshan Abbas, MD, Geometry Encompass, Sameer Tobaccowalla, MD, Shobiz Experiential, Vivek Singh, Joint MD, Procam Sports, Mandeep Singh, CEO, CPM International, Atul Nath, Founder-Director, Candid Communications, Sushma Gaikwad, Founder-Director, WizcraftMIME, among several others.

Sanjoy Roy, President-EEMA and Founder-Managing Director, Teamwork Arts commented on the event saying, “Education and the free flow of knowledge is the need of the moment! Eduposium will provide a dais from which we can help aspiring event and media management professionals form an intrinsic view of the breadth and scope of the Creative industry and create tomorrows pioneers that will shape the future.”

Sabbas Joseph, Former President-EEMA and Founder-Director, Wizcraft International Entertainment said, “The EEMA Eduposium is the perfect platform for students to engage with and get a deeper understanding about the fast growing sector that is employing youth and also creating next generation entrepreneurs”

The Event and Entertainment Management Association (EEMA) is an autonomous and non-profit registered body of companies, institutions and professionals operating within the Events and Experiential Marketing industry of India. EEMA is led by the leaders of the INR 40000 cr industry which comprises over 3000 enterprises and employs around 10 million people in various roles across the industry. The 30-year-old events industry is young and is led by first generation entrepreneurs who learnt on the job, shared and implemented knowledge to their teams with no education institutions being available until very recently.

Developing the Next Generation of Professionals. Educationists Mukulika Bannerji, from London School of Economics -Head of South Asian Department,

Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBE, DL FCA, Chancellor- University of Birmingham,

Dr Nageshwar Rao, Vice Chancellor- IGNOU, Prof Ujjwal Chowdhury,

Pro VC Adamas University, Dr Indu Shahani, President & Chair- ISDI, ISDI-WPP School of Communication & Indian School of Management and Entrepreneurship (ISME)

Film maker and teacher, Subhash Ghai, Founder-Whistling Woods International

Ashish Kulkarni- mentor and evangelist of India’s Animation, VFX, gaming and comics industry.

How Technology is driving the future Oum Pradutt, Founder, Phase-1

Sam Panchamukhi, Creative Director, Wizcraft International

Albert Almeida, COO- BookMyShow

Ankur Kalra, MD, Vibgyor

VG Jairam, Director, FH MKTG, who championed the “I for India” fund-raiser.


Social Events and Wedding sector Samit Garg, Founder-Director, E-Factor

Chetan Vohra, Founder, Wedding line

Aarti Manocha, Founder- Milestones to Memories

Aarti Mattoo, Founder- Momentum Events

Vijay Arora- MD, Touchwood Experiences

Aditya Motwane, Founder Motwane Events and Weddings

Kainaz Sethna, Director, Seven Steps

Neha Seth Arora, Director, Varvadhu.

Young leaders part of the program: Apart from the industry leaders mentioned in the schedule of the events, several young entrepreneurs are featured in the program that highlights employment opportunities in the events sector. Some of the prominent ones are Poonam Lal, Founder, Marketing Solutions, Reema Sanghavi, Director, Maximus Events, Tabassum Modi, Founder-Director- Victor Tango, Atul Chabra, Founder-Enthuse Answers, Deepak Choudhary, Director, Event Capital, Deepak Pawar, MD, Midas Next, Pramod Lunawat, Director, Millennium Events, Siddharth Ganeriwala, MD- Aura Integrated, Vipul Pandhi, Founder, Workaholics, Prerna Saxena, Founder-Theme Weavers and Ruchin Kohli.