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Jagran Solutions
India
About

Jitendra Rajora is an integrated marketing professional with 14 years of experience spanned over creatives, strategic planning and digital marketing. He has seen the business operations from both corporate and agency sides. He has the experience of setting up creative, business development and technology verticals. His work has been recognized at various national and international forums. He has been on the jury panel of prestigious award shows globally. Jagran Solutions (JS) is the brand activation arm of Jagran Prakashan Ltd, the media conglomerate that owns leading media brands like Dainik Jagran, Radio City, Mid-Day, Engage, Jagran.com, Jagranjosh.com, Nai Duniya and Inqualab to name a few. JS has been a leading activation agency for over a decade and specialises in integrated media solutions. Its media network boasts of covering the largest geographic coverage in the Indian subcontinent and its services include activations, events, exhibitions, MICE, rural marketing, media lead campaigns, creative services and public sector campaigns.

Motive

Jitendra will be present at the WOW Convention actively looking for global alliances both inbound and outbound especially in the areas of experiential technologies, digital activation, media solutions, online video, ramification and collaborations.

Meet Jitendra Rajora
At the wow convention
Head of Strategic Planning & Digital Marketing
jitendra@jagransolutions.com
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Aquatique Show International
India
About

Arjun Paramhans is the India Representative for Aquatique Show International. Aquatique Show International is the French world leader in multimedia water shows, with references spanning over 30 years from Chateau de Versailles till The House of Dancing Waters in Macau, via Las Vegas and Dubai. Arjun also represents Music Curator, a sound design and music consulting agency that programs conceptual and contextual playlists for​ ​luxury hotels & resorts,​ ​restaurant & bars, spas,​ ​and​ ​premium retail stores​ ​around the world – created by a team of French sound designers and delivered via a totally automated system.

Motive

Arjun will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with hospitality and retail GMs and Marketing heads who would be interested to soundtrack their properties with bespoke music playlists, besides event companies looking to create world class entertainment experiences and shows using the Aquatic Show products.

Meet Arjun Paramhans
At the wow convention
India Representative
arjun@musicurator.com
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Lallooji & Sons
India
About
Lallooji and Sons (LJS) is a complete events management company that provides 360 degree turnkey solutions for events, exhibitions and trade-fairs. A name synonymous with successful events, LJS, has over 90 years of experience in designing dream events be it personal celebrations, corporate functions or public occasions. LJS delivers customizable infrastructural solutions for all kinds of events and are the pioneers in the introduction of large span German marquees in India.
LJS takes intense efforts in optimising the safety measures by incorporating the best of the materials and human resource that an event demands. With innovative ideas and a willingness to experiment with novel event concepts, LJS distinguishes itself as a resourceful and forward thinking event and exhibitions solution provider. Its focus is on seamless execution, quality infrastructure and memorable experiences.
Established in 1921, its very first task was organizing the massive and prestigious Kumbh Mela on the bank of Ganges. Ever since then, LJS’ list of achievements has only been growing. Some of its notable projects include Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit, World Tamil Conference, Rann Utsav, Vibrant Gujarat Navratri Mahotsav, Lakme Fashion Week, Formula 1 Grand Prix, India Art Fair, International Kite Festival and many more.
Motive
Shubhansh will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with companies looking for a reliable event infrastructure partner for outdoor events, exhibitions, conferences, and other social and corporate events.

 

Meet Shubhansh Agarwal
At the wow convention
Managing Partner
agarwalshubhansh@gmail.com
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Natura Outdoor Education & Training Solutions Pvt Ltd
India
About

Natura is India’s 1st & only Professional Aerial Rigging Company that rigs people & props to fly for Live stage Events. Natura helps choreographers and event-planners conceptualize, design, develop and execute aerial performances, entries, unveilings etc. to make any stage performance, brand launch and celebration much more exciting.

We are pioneer’s in bringing aerial performances to the mainstream, by executing the first ever flying systems for choreographers in the Season 1 of the popular reality show – Dance India Dance. We have created a number of unique aerial acts that can be easily integrated into any live show for a greater impact. These acts are developed and executed by Natura’s in-house team, while partnering with popular Choreographers and dance troupes.

Motive

Avishkar would be present at WOW Convention to engage with Event & Production Managers. Avishkar would like to engage with Agencies, Planners, Choreographers and wedding designeres who are looking at a highly qualified rigging team to turn their next dream assignment into a reality ‘with out of the box’ rigging solutions and Flying FX elements with utmost safety procedures.

Meet Avishkar Tendle
At the wow convention
Managing Director
avishkar@natura.net.in
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Oxygen Entertainment & Media Solutions Pvt Ltd
About

Neil Sanghavi is the Managing Director of Oxygen Entertainment & Media Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a unique amalgamation of Event Management Solutions, Brand Consultancy, Marketing Alliances, Talent Management & Wedding Planning Services. Oxygen also delivers focused & turn-key solutions; from brand strategy & content development to creative, design & production. It is the quintessential one stop shop for all your solution needs!

Motive

Neil will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with agency owners from across the world for strategic tie ups & collaboration for creating event IPs, holding large scale events & weddings in countries other than India. He would also like to connect with Indian & International event agencies for promoting Oxygen’s exclusive talent (artists) for concerts / corporate shows / weddings / award ceremonies.

Meet Neil Sanghavi
At the wow convention
Managing Director
neil.sanghavi@oxygenent.com
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Mamemo Productions
About

Educated in Germany, Sam Katiela initially started by creating eye-opening documentaries about the real Arab world to European audiences. Through mamemo productions, he has pioneered leading trends and new standards in show conceptualization, design and delivering content that is easily absorbed by audiences. His shows have been staged across the Middle East, Europe and even in the entertainment capital of the world: Las Vegas. For his work, Sam was awarded the 2011 Middle East Event Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Middle East Events Industry. In 2015, he was also honored with the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award for his original creation, the beach polo, which is now currently being played in more than 32 cities worldwide.

Motive
Sam will be available for one-on-one meetings at the WOW Convention to explore opportunities with potential partners for its touring productions currently under development and to offer consultations on entering the Middle East market.

 

Meet Sam Katiela
At the wow convention
Managing & Creative Director
info@mamemo.tv
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DynaMix Media
India
About

We are a Presentation Technology Solutions company working with the events, exhibition and designer communities. At our core, we are technologists with comprehensive understanding of audiovisual and media networking systems.

Just as importantly we are also experienced project management professionals with extensive logistical know-how. We offer the most skilled, experienced and conscientious staff in the business and all the tools that they require to provide clients outstanding service.

Suresh Madan is a ‘Mixed Media Technologist’ with over 25 years of experience in the fields of audio-visual, lighting & control systems design and programming, both for permanent installations as well as temporary productions. Suresh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism (Honours) from Delhi University and has previously worked with leading industry audio visual companies such as The A. V. Workshop and Spatial MultiMedia Pvt. Ltd.

Suresh founded and is the CTO for DynaMix Media, India’s Premier Audio Visual Equipment Rental Company in 2005 and has worked on numerous large scale and challenging and prestigious projects since then. Suresh is an avid reader, like stop travel and is deeply inquisitive about matters relating to technology, science and communication.

Motive

We would like to invite discussion and engage with potential customers for their projects requiring audio visual / presentation technology solutions.

Meet Suresh Madan
At the wow convention
Founder & CTO
suresh.madan@dynamixmedia.in
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Sound.com
India
About

Founded in 1998, SOUND.COM has pushed the boundaries of technical excellence & service provision for turnkey audio rental solutions.  The company’s mission is to provide total audio solutions at live experiential events. With a passion for great sound, unparalleled service and technical expertise, the company is committed to enhancing the sound experience and enabling event managers, artists the audience to build a palette for perfect sound. Within a short span of time SOUND.COM, has gained global recognition, providing world class sonic experience at events like The Commonwealth Games, Oman Tattoo, Carlos Santana, Yanni, Sting & Sunburn, National Games 2015, both within  the country and in the neighbouring regions.

Headquartered in Mumbai, India, the company has an employee base of 75 and operates on a philosophy of delivering a great sonic experience, with good infusion of technology, possesses state-of-the art equipment, warehousing, logistics and extensive experience of executing projects in varied conditions and geographies.

As a result, SOUND.COM’s engineering teams have earned an enviable reputation for developing unique, innovative solutions to some of the most difficult problems confronting audio. The company’s reputation and reliability in landmark live events, has been recognized by the professional audio industry with the ‘Best Sound Rental Company Award’ for three consecutive years (2012, 2013, 2014) at the PALM Awards.

For more information visit: www.online-sound.com.

Motive

Warren is part of the panel discussion on ‘International Event Safety & Standards’ at the convention. He would be available for discussions on trends in Sound Reinforcement & Systems engineering, event safety standards, audio gear & instruments and other collaborations in the space that promotes musical talent through the IPs that he curates and nurtures

Meet Warren D'Souza
At the wow convention
Founder & Managing Director
warren@online-sound.com
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Laqshya Live Experiences
India
About

Navneeth Mohan comes with an experience of over 15 years in the BTL, activation and events domain. With a Masters Degree from Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, he has worked in companies like Encompass, Reliance Broadcast Ltd as Business Head for the experiential marketing business and at E18- A Network 18 Media & Investments company in the capacity of COO. Mohan has been responsible for the creation of the Laqshya Live Experiences business and successfully transitioning the team from E18 to the Laqshya Media Group making it one of the quickest change management stories in the Experiential Marketing industry in India. The business, under his leadership, is now 18 months old and has already added several firsts to it’s credit with a portfolio of 35 Plus clients, unprecedented business volume, IPR partnerships, integrated media campaigns for clients by aligning other group assets like outdoor and digital services and it’s first Gold Medal within this short period amongst others.

Motive
Navneeth will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with agency owners from India, UAE and South East Asia region for strategic tie ups/JVs/Investments for market & portfolio expansions. He will also be interested in meeting with wedding management agency owners, technology partners for collaboration/investments. 

 

Meet Navneeth Mohan
At the wow convention
CEO
navneeth.m@laqshyagroup.com
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Lavanya Events Private Limited
India
About

Lavanya Events Pvt. Ltd. Is one of the most eminent event  and experiential management company brimming with energy and innovation. LEPL has head office is in Jaipur, Rajasthan and branch offices in Delhi & Chandigarh with its wings spread up to PAN India. We have specialized division and professional team members for Experiential Marketing, Entertainment Nights, Corporate R&R,  Corporate AV’s, Sports Events & Rural Activations.

 

Motive

Abhishek would like to meet individuals or companies to expand the opportunity to work across the world and to meet experiential managers for latest digital strategies.

Meet Abhishek Mathur
At the wow convention
Managing Director
abhishek.mathur@lavanyaevents.com
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Victor Tango Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
India
About

Victor Tango is a creative shop that uses multiple touch points to build brand salience. We provide holistic engagement through branded content, events and activations with a core specialisation in development of integrated media campaigns for kids and family brands.

Motive

Interested in meeting international agencies who are interested in tapping into the kids segment in India. Create integrated media IPs for family audiences. Meeting agencies who are looking for creative and production services for digital content

Meet Tabassum Modi
At the wow convention
Director
tabassum@victortango.co.in
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Event Crafter
India
About

Event Crafter is probably the only experiential agency in India which has traversed the entire domain of Events, Activations, MICE, Intellectual Properties, Rural Marketing, Sporting Events and special events / weddings. The agency in the process has won recognition, prestigious partners and patrons who have been pivotal in getting the agency to create strategic and innovation introductions in the communication sector, which have been applauded as exemplary case studies. Event Crafter has won over 33 national and international awards & merits in the process including PMA Dragons of Asia, Wow awards, EEMAX Awards and RMAI Flames Awards.

Motive

Siddhartha would like to engage with brands who are looking at one stop solution agency holding an across the board portfolio and connect with experiential technology providers and also with agencies / service groups / solution providers who are looking for strategic tie-ups.

Meet Siddhartha Chaturvedi
At the wow convention
CEO
sid@eventcrafter.com
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Wizcraft International
India
About

Founder-director of Wizcraft International Entertainment, India’s premiere Experiential Marketing and Event Management company. Over the past 25 years Wiz Sabbas Joseph has spearheaded and managed several events for the company which included some of the best events that India has witnessed in the past two decades. Wizcraft are the promoters and producers of the International Indian Film Academy and the IIFA Awards, which are held at exotic locations across the world, for the promotion of Indian cinema.

Wiz Joseph was elected President of the Event & Entertainment Management Association (EEMA), India’s apex body for the industry. His pioneering role has ensured a distinct momentum that reflects thought, leadership as well as proactive action that the Indian event industry is now being recognized for.

Motive

Wizcraft has been involved in some of the most prestigious international-scaled projects in India and Internationally. Companies looking to tap into Wizcraft’s expertise, destinations interested in hosting the IIFAs or agencies seeking guidance / participation in the Event and Entertainment Management Association of India (EEMA), can meet one-on-one with Sabbas at the WOW Convention.

Meet Sabbas Joseph
At the wow convention
Founder-Director
sabbas.joseph@wizcraftworld.com
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Creative Travel
India
About

Rajeev Kohli will be speaking at the WOW Convention during the Knowledge Exchange session on ‘Aerocity, New Delhi: India’s New MICE Hub’. With 21 years of industry experience, Rajeev is the Joint Managing Director of Creative Travel, one of India’s top Destination Management Companies. His passion for the incentive and travel industry has contributed in making Creative the most globally awarded DMC in South Asia with 5 SITE Crystals and 8 World Travel Awards under its belt. Founded in 1973, Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) is comprised of 2000 members in 90 countries with its 29 chapters spanning the globe and providing local connectivity for members. Its members are incentive travel professionals who know from experience that incentive travel is a powerful business tool, and together, SITE and its members are on a mission to strengthen and support the incentive travel industry. Rajeev, the 2015 President Elect for SITE, is the first Asian to ever take this post. He is also Vice President of the Indian Association of Tour Operators (India’s apex body for the incoming tour operating industry) and has also been the past Vice Chairman of the India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB) along with being on the ICPB Board for 12 years.

Motive

Rajeev will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with companies expressing interest in understanding more about SITE and its membership. He will advise them on the host of benefits SITE offers. He will also highlight the avenues that Aerocity presents in positioning Delhi as an international events destination and the risks and challenges for stakeholders of Aerocity and how too mitigate them.

Meet Rajeev Kohli
At the wow convention
Joint MD
rajeevkohli@creative.travel
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GMR Marketing
About

Charlie Dundas will be available at the WOW Convention during the panel discussion on ‘Sponsorship Activation and Brand Association with a Live Platform’. With over 15 years of experience in the sports and sponsorship industry, Charlie has numerous global campaigns to his credit, notably, Snickers, Nokia, Dell, Akzo Nobel and P&G. During his stint as the Managing Director of Repucom, Charlie has led the pitch and successful retention of the Premier League account – their single biggest account in the UK and has managed relationships across numerous other key clients including the European Tour, Team Sky, HSBC and a number of Premier League clubs including Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal, and Liverpool. He currently heads the Business Development for GMR Marketing in the UK.

Motive

Charlie will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with companies looking for strategic inputs in sports and sponsorship activation solutions.

Meet Charlie Dundas
At the wow convention
Business Development Director
cdundas@gmrmarketing.com
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GMR Marketing
About

Steve Dupee will be available at the WOW Convention during the panel discussion on ‘Sponsorship Activation and Brand Association with a Live Platform’. A recipient of both the Milwaukee Business Journal and SportsBusiness Journal “40 Under 40” awards, Steve is a 1998 graduate with a BS in Advertising from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Since 2003, Steve has been with GMR Marketing in Milwaukee, WI. In his current capacity as the Executive Vice President – Business Development, Steve is responsible for driving new business efforts across GMR’s global footprint, creating solutions for potential clients through sports, music, entertainment and lifestyle, focused platforms.

Motive

Steve will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with companies looking for marketing solutions across the sports, music, entertainment and lifestyle focused platforms.

Meet Steve Dupee
At the wow convention
Executive Vice President – Business Development
sdupee@gmrmarketing.com
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Twisted Talents
India
About

Like our name suggests, we present talents…with a twist!

Twisted Talents is the brainchild of Keyur and Sony Parikh who share a common obsession for creating exceptional events. The duo brings over 20 years of collective experience into this venture that not only nurtures and manages a bunch of extremely gifted performers in their artistic journeys but also adds a twist in their performance to suit every kind of atmosphere, audience and performing space.

From curating intimate concerts to world-class shows, Twisted Talents aims to bridge the gap between the artist and the audience by creating bespoke experiences across all spectrums. We offer customized entertainment solutions for those who are looking to create lasting memories for their audiences. With our wide range of unique talents and performers, we conceptualize entertainment content for events across all kinds of genres. Our services include artist management and bookings, customized event ideation, content creation, and much more!

Motive

We would like to connect with the international market for promoting our talents & to have association & tie-up with like minded business houses.

Meet Keyur Parikh
At the wow convention
Chief Catalyst & Founder
keyur@twistedtalents.in
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Experiential Weddings by Studio Neelabh
India
About

As part of the Knowledge Exchange sessions, Neelabh Kapoor will be discussing New Trends in Décor at Weddings/Social Events. Neelabh Kapoor won 10 GIWA awards last year at ICWF, the top 3 EEMA Awards and the list goes on. Kapoor has been pivotal in planning, designing and producing some of the most innovative and spell-binding weddings in India, under his label Experiential Weddings by Studio Neelabh.

Motive

Companies looking for a decor / design specialist that can envision a concept to reality, can reach Neelabh one-on-one at the WOW Convention. Experiential Weddings by Studio Neelabh also offers end-to-end wedding solutions, and suppliers ot the destination events and wedding industry can also meet with Neelabh to explore future opportunities.

Meet Neelabh Kapoor
At the wow convention
Director
studioneelabh@gmail.com
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Motwane Entertainment and Weddings
India
About

Aditya Motwane, Founder, MEW, will be discussing elements involved in managing a successful destination wedding as a panelist in a knowledge exchange sessions on ‘Successful Destination Weddings’. He is credited with vitalizing some of the most prominent events in India and internationally, with great personal flourish, originality and inimitable flair. He enjoys unparalleled experience stretching over 15 years in the high-end wedding and concept entertainment business. The MEW team is well-seasoned and artfully-honed to deliver bespoke larger-than-life experiences. They excel in crafting large format events in the fields of lifestyle, entertainment, sports and beyond.

Motive

Aditya will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with suppliers catering to the weddings and social events arena. He will also be looking forward to meeting representatives of international destinations and high-end décor designers who MEW can collaborate with in executing luxury weddings across the globe.

Meet Aditya Motwane
At the wow convention
Founder/Director
aditya@motwane.co
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Polo Marco Experience
London
About

Andrea is the CEO and co-founder of Polo Marco Experience (PME), the first and only European DMC specifically conceived to create exclusive travel solutions just in Europe and just for Asian discerning guests, who aim at exploring the most magical places in Europe in an inspiring way and look for an authentic European lifestyle experience.

He has brought PME to have access to the most 800+ exclusive and luxury suppliers and to be able to offer off the beaten tracks experiences anywhere in Europe, an area that hosts the 48% of the world’s cultural and natural heritage.

Andrea is among the few non-Indian persons with greatest expertise of the Indian tourism market, both for MICE and luxury FIT. Thanks to this he has in fact developed the “Made for India” concept in MICE travel: tailor made solutions that start from very specific requirements of this market (food, service level, creativity); and now he is going to extend this concept also to other Asian countries, as well as to the Middle East.

Motive

Andrea will be present at the WOW Convention to meet Event and Wedding planners, Film-makers, MICE and Luxury Travel players, Corporates who are looking for new destinations and fresh experiences anywhere in Europe for their guests: PME can be their trustworthy single local point of reference for venue and itinerary suggestions, travel and logistics as well as support of any kind.

Andrea is open to meet also companies and entrepreneurs for tie-ups and alliances in order to grasp this same booming market in the Middle East and Far East in an efficient and innovative way.

Meet Andrea Sigoni
At the wow convention
CEO & Co-Founder
andrea@polomarcoexperience.com
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OTT
London
About

London-based Food Stylist and Director, OTT Rakhee Jain will be a panelist in the session, The Importance of F&B Design At A Social / Wedding Event. She will be sharing fascinating insights related to Food Styling and Presentation at ultra-luxury weddings and private events. Rakhee Jain is credited to have worked on some of the most high profile weddings across the world, styling food and creating unmatched drama around the F&B aspect of weddings and social soirees.

Motive

Rakhee would be interested in meeting with wedding planners and caterers that are involved in creating bespoke events in India and across the globe. She has worked on a plethora of top-notch Indian weddings and would be keen to collaborate and produce F&B experiences that match stunningly with the décor, concept and feel of any celebration!

Meet Rakhee Jain
At the wow convention
Director
rakheejain@hotmail.com
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Wedniksha Events
India
About

Bhavnesh Sawhney will be present at WOW Convention Asia as a panelist in the session – Integrating Entertainment in A Social / Wedding Event. The dynamic entrepreneur brings to the table, his art of designing unique wedding themes and entertainment performances. Bhavnesh, a first generation entrepreneur, started out by selling imported sunglasses and optical frames, and was soon one of the largest importers of the same in India. Today, he is the man behind one of the leading wedding agencies of the country and has under his belt, an array of mammoth prestigious projects executed by Wedniksha.

Motive

Bhavnesh would be keen on interacting with luxury décor designers that can be roped in for future projects as well as destination representatives of various countries / cities that can host weddings from India.  Other vendors in the wedding space are also welcome to connect with him.

Meet Bhavnesh Sawhney
At the wow convention
Director
bhavnesh@wedniksha.com
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Active8digital
India
About

Active8digital is all about ABCDE.

Activating Brands & Consumers through Digital Engagements.
We collaborate and co create digital engagement strategies with and for experiential managers to help them to digitally activate their Business, Events and IPs. Our expertise is in amplifying the offline experience and maximize online impressions, reach and engagement with distant online consumers. With more than a decade of experience in experiential domain working with various national and international brands as MD & CEO of WOW Events and now Founder Partner of Active8digital, Sachin Talwar would be present at WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings.

Motive

Sachin Talwar would be present at WOW Convention for one-to one meetings with experiential managers to explore future collaboration in weaving and activating digital strategies in both offline and online IPs. Would also like to meet with individuals, companies or startups in Digital, Tech and Design space creating solution for experiential managers.

Meet Sachin Talwar
At the wow convention
Founder Partner
active8digital@gmail.com
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Poly Worldwide Entertainment (PWE)
Netherlands
About

Ton Soepenberg will be available at the WOW Convention during the session on ‘Market Insight- International Event Safety and Standards’. Ton, who majored in Mechanical Engineering and Electronics with a specialization in complex theater techniques, was active for years as a troubleshooter, supervisor and mediator for numerous big theater productions and live shows home and worldwide abroad. In addition, he was also creatively involved in several Olympic opening ceremonies worldwide. In 2004, Ton started Poly Worldwide Entertainment with the goal to build a company specialized in the development and organization of big shows and events worldwide, in which not only ‘rigging’ and the ‘flying’ of acrobats and actors could play a part, but much more a broad variety on high end artists could be programmed in a original way never seen before. Besides event organization, PWE also attends to management and booking of artists worldwide.

Motive

Ton will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with companies looking for event organization, show management and booking of artist solutions. PWE operates with a team of highly experienced, show callers, light designers, sound designers, laser designers, content creators, operators, stage managers, etc. to ensure a tight and smooth show flow.

Meet Ton Soepenberg
At the wow convention
Director
ton@polyworldwideentertainment.com
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Cineyug
India
About

Mohomed Morani will be available at the WOW Convention during the session on ‘Market Insight- International Event Safety and Standards’. Having started his career in the family business of fireworks and then introducing modern technical innovations, Mohomed made his family legacy the pioneer in the 57-year old Cineyug, thereby carving a veritable niche for himself. Since 1989, Cineyug has completed over 2000 stage shows and events across the world. His continual desire to innovate, break the mould and raise the bar with each production has made him a stalwart in the Entertainment industry.

Motive

Mohomed will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with companies wishing for innovative and out-of-the-box technical productions. He specializes in stage shows and events and has a flair for detail.

Meet Mohomed Morani
At the wow convention
Director
mohomed@cineyug.com
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Redfilo Events
Abu Dhabi - Dubai - Singapore
About

Pach organizes some of the biggest events held in the United Arab Emirates with offices in ME and Singapore. RedFilo, accorded with 7 prestigeous awards, strives to be the region’s most recognized event agency, providing the most innovative solutions to design and create experiences of exceptional quality.

Motive

Pach is available for a one-to-one meetings at WOW Convention to explore the opportunities and possibilities of REDFILO property expansions and partnership collaboration in the region.

Meet Pach Ang
At the wow convention
Group CEO, Managing Director
pach@redfilo.com
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Mekong Tourism
About

Jens Thraenhart will be speaking at the WOW Convention during the session on ‘Unearthing opportunities for MICE in the Mekong region’. Recognized as one of the travel industry’s top 100 rising stars by Travel Agent Magazine in 2003, Jens has come a long way since then. In 2014, Jens was named as one of the Top 20 Most Extraordinary Minds in European Travel and Hospitality.  With a passion for sustainable tourism, he has been an expert consultant for UNWTO, PATA, and Mekong Tourism on how to leverage social media and digital marketing for capacity building and responsible tourism development, especially in developing countries. A World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Affiliate Member, he has served on various boards, including PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association), HSMAI (Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International) and IFITT (International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism), and is on the judging panel of the Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards.

Motive

Jens will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with event, wedding and MICE planners to highlight the multi-destination MICE advantages the Mekong region can provide to make an interesting itinerary. Mekong encompasses destinations that include hidden gems like Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar; lesser-known regions like Laos and China; and also the ever-popular destination of Thailand. Jens will share information on the region’s efforts in promoting ‘Responsible Tourism’ and how this can build into your next MICE / Destination Event Programme while adding a unique dimension to it.

Meet Jens Thraenhart
At the wow convention
Executive Director
jthraenhart@gmail.com
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Candid Marketing
India
About

Atul Nath will be available at the WOW Convention during the session on ‘Market Insight – Trends of the future and their effect on experiential marketing’. Shortly after completing his MBA from IIM Bangalore, Atul set up Candid Marketing, which boasts of being one of India’s finest and most awarded brand promotion agencies in today’s date. Atul has served on the Promo & Activation jury at Cannes Lions, Spikes Asia and has been on the Campaign India A List for several years.

Motive

Atul will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with companies seeking consultation for creating activation IPs across the Asian region, market expansion in activation in the Middle East and startup and funding opportunities in the digital activation space.

Meet Atul Nath
At the wow convention
Founder & Managing Director
Atul@candidmarketing.com
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The Human Education network (THEN)
India
About

Deepak Madan is the Founder Director of The Human Education Network (THEN), an educational endeavour to develop professionals equipped with skills required in the experiential communication industry. Through courses intended both for aspirants in the experiential communication industry and working professionals, the institute aims at bridging the need-gap between the requirement and availability of trained personnel in the industry.

THEN aims to develop a platform which not only delivers professionals with razor sharp skills but who are also aware of the latest technologies and trends globally.

Motive

He plans to be at the convention for tie-ups, looking at collaborating with industry partners/institutions to create a trained talent pool prepared for the surge in the experiential communication industry in the country, as well as globally.

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Founder Director
md@theninc.org
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Platinum World Group
India
About

Sushil Shamlal Wadhwa will be available at the WOW Convention during the session on ‘The four key elements involved in managing a successful destination wedding’. Sushil is the Founder & CMD of Platinum World Group, a conglomerate offering quality solutions for MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Events), High End Weddings, Luxury Holidays, TV & Movie Production. Under Sushil’s stewardship, the group today, has an associate network spread across 200+ destinations in 80+ countries that collectively handles a business of over USD 3.5 Billion. The group also became the world’s first company in it’s industry to get the ISO 9001-2008 certification.  He has to his credit, the honor of being the first Indian to be a part of the Starwood Hotels Asia-Pacific MICE Advisory Board. He has been regularly featured in National & International media for his expertise and is regularly invited to speak at various industry forums.

Motive
Sushil will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with corporates looking to enhance their stakeholder engagement programs or are simply looking for an expert host for their conferences. Sushil also is open to meet entrepreneurs in India and abroad that would be interested in franchising the Platinum World Group brand and services in their city / region.

 

Meet Sushil Shamlal Wadhwa
At the wow convention
Founder & CMD
sushil@platinumworld.net
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Majid Al Futtaim
UAE
About

Alan Gordon will be available at the WOW Convention during the session on ‘Market Insight – UAE’. As the Chief Marketing Officer for the Majid Al Futtaim Communities Business Unit, Alan oversees the marketing strategy for their mixed-use development projects in UAE, Beirut and Oman. Alan’s illustrious career has spanned over a number of prestigious appointments at the Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC), Al Futtaim Group and Gearhouse LLC. Alan is a member of and qualified with the Chartered Institute of Marketing and also holds a BA (Hons) degree in Design and Communication.

Motive

Alan will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with companies looking for marketing strategy solutions for projects in UAE. Alan will talk about the specifics on opportunities for Indian companies to set-up in Dubai / UAE. Alan is also a consultant to large scale event IPs and projects with government and trade events.

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At the wow convention
Chief Marketing Officer
alanemail@mail.com
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Hexagon Events Pvt Ltd
India
About

We are an enthusiastic bunch of young thinkers and ideators, continuously striving to bring a new experience for our clients through live events and our technological expertise. Call us an events agency or define us as a creative team, we are always ready to take up a new challenge.

Motive

Interested in setting up a foothold in UAE & UK markets through strategic tie ups / acquisitions in the Experiential Marketing / Digital content space. Also looking at investing in Technology start ups.

Meet Rahul Soni
At the wow convention
Director
rahulsoni@hexagonevents.com
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Seventy EMG
India
About

Martin is recognised as one of the pioneers of India’s Special Event and Festival IPR management business. He is the original founder and CEO of the multi Award-winning Seventy Event Media Group – globally recognised as one of India’s leading experts in brand activation, special events planning and Festival & IP design and management.

70 EMG’s Intellectual Properties division is one of India’s largest Festival planners – India Bike Week, the Zambhala Festival of Yoga, Wellness & LifeSpirit, the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival amongst others. Seventy EMG’s Mumbai & New Delhi operations centres include separate, well-established and award winning individual business units – Seven Steps Wedding Management Services, The SET Design Services.

Motive

He is available to meet digital & experiential content creators, online consumer activation experts, and international agencies & clients targeting Indian consumer communities through experiential and digital IP development.

Meet Martin Da Costa
At the wow convention
Founder and MD
Martindacosta@seventyemg.com
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Oaks Management Consultancy
India
About

OMCPL is a 23 year old Event and Experential company headquartered in Mumbai. Over the years they have had the opportunity of creating and implementing some of the largest and most innovative experiential campaigns in the country which have set Benchmarks in the industry. OMCPL is also very proud to own the Worli Festival IP which in saw more than 300,000 people attend in its second year.

Motive

OMCPL is interested to meet with agency heads of both International and domestic agencies who are interested in partnering in both the creation and implementation of IP’s both in India as well as Internationally targeting the Indian population in other countries.

Meet Rahul Gomes
At the wow convention
Managing Director
rahulgomes@omcpl.com
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STORY
India
About

STORY is a young and dynamic company mostly into large format conferences. We have a industry’s best team when it comes to analysing, strategising and executing conference, public events, large campaigns etc. We have been there for 8 years and are on a expansion spree.

Motive

Open to collaborate, associate with partners from abroad.

Meet Amit Gupta
At the wow convention
Business Head
amit@story.org.in
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ZEROIN Management Pvt. Ltd.
India
About

Arvind J Sabhaney, is an Event Management Specialist with extensive credentials in managing key accounts. Proven ability to lead efforts in the areas of business strategy planning & development, market research, account acquisition, competitive strategies, & profitability improvement.

Event Properties: Developed the country’s largest inter corporate challenge – Ultimate Corporate League. Completed the first of its kind neighbourhood carnival- Oorotsava. Has 3 more event properties that will be released in 2015.

Consults with: team.i – The Entertainment & Media Institute, which is in the business of education in Media & Entertainment – Events, PR, Advt and offers various courses from 6 months to MBA in these verticals.

Motive

He will be present at the WOW Convention to collaborate with individuals / companies / universities, looking to better Event Management Education in India and overseas.

Meet Arvind J Sabhaney
At the wow convention
M.D.
arvind@zzeroin.net
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KTS Global Group
UAE
About

Tim is a founding partner and Chief Operating Officer for the KTS Global  group. He has over 23 years’ experience in the live events industry. During that time he has been instrumental in delivering many high profile projects for a wide variety of clients. He excels in a high pressure environment and is used to establishing and leading large teams, delivering within tight time frames and fixed budgets.

Motive

Plan your next large-scale, element-intensive project better through consulting with KTS Global or applying their planning tools that help budget, risk-manage and save costs involved in such projects. Tim will be available @ the WOW Convention in his workshop of ‘Cost Efficient Project Planning’ and for one-to-one meetings to consult on how these tools can be applied to your next project.

Meet Tim Jacobs
At the wow convention
COO
tim@kts-global.com
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One Film Company
India
About

Leading audio visual / corporate film director and production house in India. Specialise in large format, 3D, mapped content for events.

Motive

Looking to collaborate with international companies to leverage their state of the art production capabilities.

Meet Nitin Chowdhry
At the wow convention
Director
nitin.chowdhry@theonefilms.in
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7ty7 Entertainment, 9ty9 Travel, Var Vadhu
India
About

Multi-functional group of companies, including Travel, MICE, Special Events and Wedding specialities.

Motive

Looking to explore expansion of group companies (corporate and special event offering) in Africa. On the lookout for newer destination options and creative / unique solution within international destinations to enhance MICE and destination wedding programmes under 7ty7 and Var Vadhu (wedding / social events division). Open to strategic partnerships with International DMCs for the Indian market.

Meet Manoj Gopalani
At the wow convention
Director
manojg@7ty7.com
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Encompass, Kommune
India
About

As the Founder and Managing Director of Encompass, Roshan has led the agency with his passion and creativity, to be amongst India’s best experiential marketing companies. Roshan is also a seed investor in Global Superangels Forum India, which has a portfolio of 14 companies. Little Eye labs a startup from its first batch was bought by Facebook in 2014. Roshan continues to advice on the accelerator programme and mentors these startups for GSF. Earlier this year, Roshan started a community story-telling group named Kommune, that seeds creative performance art ideas.

Motive
Roshan will be available at the WOW Convention during his session on ‘PR-Management for Artists’ and also for one-to-one meetings to consult with on startups, funding, new experiential marketing ideas / properties and creative ideas for artists.

 

Meet Roshan Abbas
At the wow convention
Founder & Director
roshan.abbas@encompass.in
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Event Capital
India
About

Introduced the novel concept of a funding company for Experiential IPs with Event Capital.

Motive

He is looking to meet regarding interesting / unique IP concepts / partnership in IPs. Also, seeking geographical expansion by investing in IPs across Asia. First step towards this has been with Kyoorius Exchange and the introduction of the Designyatra IP in Dubai.

Meet Deepak Choudhary
At the wow convention
Director
deepak@eventcapital.in
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Team Rustic
India
About

High-end conference and MICE organiser, with expertise in exclusive wedding / social events.

Motive

Looking to expand through strategic alliances / acquisition in the UAE market. Also interested in strategic tie-ups with technical / technology / digital / creative outfits to enhance existing Experiential programmes.

Meet Vinod Janardhan
At the wow convention
Director
vinodj@teamrustic.com
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Event Management Development Institute
India & UAE
About

Nowshir Engineer is the Founder of EMDI, an Events, Media and Design Institute established originally in India and now with centres in Dubai, and Uganda.  Nowshir bases himself out of Dubai to focus on EMDI’s global business with a network of over 400 agency contacts across Events, Advertising & PR companies. With a pulse on both the Indian and UAE experiential marketing industry through his work in EMDI, Nowshir has great knowledge and experience on the dynamics of each market. He is also is the Vice President of The International Special Events Society – ME chapter and also provides consultancy to agencies via a division called EMDI Solutions.

Motive

He will be present at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings with companies looking for information on market entry into India and / or UAE.

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At the wow convention
Director - EMDI
nowshir@emdiworld.com
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Microsoft
India
About

Ruchi will be available at the WOW Convention during the session on ‘Stakeholder Engagement’. Ruchi is a keen speaker at Industry events both internationally and in India. She speaks on a wide range of topics like Strategy, Digital Marketing, Diversity and Inclusion; and Innovation. Additionally, she holds a keen interest in developing talent in the industry and is guest speaker at many MBA and Engineering colleges across India.

Motive

Ruchi is available for one-to-one meetings at the WOW Convention to explore new creative ideas in experiential marketing and also opportunities where she can extend her consulting and speaking expertise to relevant platforms.

Meet Ruchi Aggarwal
At the wow convention
Director and India Lead - Partner Strategy and Marketing
Ruchi.Aggarwal@microsoft.com
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Elie Berchan Wedding and Events Creation
Beirut, Lebanon
About

Elie Berchan will be available at the WOW Convention during the panel discussion on ‘Successful Destination Weddings’. Elie has a flair for exquisite designing, splendid decor and thematic expression, together with sound planning and management abilities.

Motive

He is available at the convention for one-to-one meetings in regards with creative collaborations on social, luxury and other exclusive event projects.

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At the wow convention
Founder & Director
elie@elieberchan.com
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EspInternational
Dubai, UAE
About

An expert in the Human Resource industry, successfully running EspInternational for the middle east market for 5 years now.

Motive

An expert in the Human Resource industry, successfully running EspInternational for the middle east market for 8 years now. Rebecca is a consultant to companies for their Talent Management and Acquisition needs, as well as President of ILEA (International Live Events Association) so has a broad knowledge of the entire events industry, market trends and business start-ups in the middle east. She will be available at the WOW Convention for one-to-one meetings as well.

Meet Rebecca Wilson
At the wow convention
Director EspInternational (and President ISES - Middle East)
rebecca@espinternational.ae
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Freeman XP
London, UK
About

Jordan Waid is part of the FreemanXP International team in London that has brought together a dedicated team of global industry leaders in brand experience – merging storytelling, disruption, strategy, creative, production, digital, and interactive technologies with a focus on developing and delivering enhanced experiences to new and existing clients, brands and industries – worldwide.

Motive

He is available at the WOW Convention during his session on ‘Trends of the Future’ and the workshop titled ‘Trend Lab’.

Jordan and FreemanXP is looking to introduce the ‘Trend Lab’ concept in India and across Asia, and is open to discussions with experiential marketers on collaborations for their future-ready experiential marketing campaigns.

Meet Jordan Waid
At the wow convention
VP - Experience Design International
Jordan.Waid@freemanxp.com
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