Bhubaneswar: XLerate, a B- school fest organized by the PGDM-GM students of XLRI, Jamshedpur will be held from February 23-25. XLerate’18 is the 5th edition of this flagship Sports, Leadership and Cultural extravaganza, providing a competitive platform where the best of the brains of the country get together to learn, network and battle it out to celebrate knowledge, persistence and hard work.
With more than 25+ online and offline events lined up in the areas of sports, culture and business, XLerate is one of the biggest B-school fests in the country for 1 year MBA’s. This year the theme of the fest is Sustainability- a driving force to make Earth a better place to live. The main highlights of the fest are Synergy- Online M&A case study competition, What’s in the Box- a marketing competition, Designer corner- design and fashion event, Meta-Morph- online creative writing contest, and various sports events- cricket, Tennis, Chess, Badminton, Futsal etc.
The main sponsors for the fest are Tata Steel, Punjab National Bank and State Bank of India. Famous Indian Film Director, Imtiaz Ali will be interacting with the students as a part of the leadership Talk.
The Day 1 cultural evening will witness performances by Bandish Fushion- Grammy Nominated Tabla/Persussion Maestro Pt. Subhen Chatterjee, Guitar God of India- Amyt Datta, MTV famed drummer Sambit Chatterjee. The will be followed by Qawwali Night ft. the famous Warsi Brothers. XLRI’s own band “The Bodhi tree” will be performing for the crowd on Day 2 of the fest followed by performance by Kankana Live from Kolkata. The last day of the event will witness performance by Banned Frequency- the rock band from Kolkata.
Students can register for the events at the website www.xlri-xlerate.com and tickets for the pro show can be bought online through event website and Kyazoonga and can also be collected from The DugOut, Sakchi.