Mumbai: Noted brand strategy consultancy Nexbrands Inc hosted the fourth edition of the Brand Vision Summit at the swanky ITC Grand Maratha Hotel here today. The annual summit fetes individuals who are powering India’s progress across sectors.
In the felicitation ceremony, 50 noted personalities and brands were honoured with the trophy of “The Extraordinaire”. These people have consistently broken all the boundaries and have placed the consumer at the center of all their thoughts.
The event was preceded by the exclusive cover launch of the third edition, The Extraordinaire coffee table book. The book documents the winners’ journeys, challenges, case studies, achievements and philosophy. The book was launched by spiritual leader Gaur Gopal Das, Mr. Sunil Aggarwal Chairman and Managing Director, Kamdhenu Group, Mr. Sharad Maheshwari Chairman SM Group & Nexbrands, Ms. Chandrika Maheshwari, Jt. Managing Director, Nexbrands & founder, Brand Vision and Mr. Saurav Dasgupta, Jt. Managing Director Nexbrands & co-founder, Brand Vision.
The award function was attended by Bollywood stars such as Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Ayushmann Khurrana, Kartik Aaryan, Richa Chadha, Kapil Sharma, Sunny Leone, Sonu Nigam, Maniesh Paul and Huma Qureshi.
Ms Chandrika Maheshwari, Founder, said “We envisioned Brand Vision Summit as a platform to honour India’s best thought leaders for their achievements in their respective spheres of activity. It is an occasion where these eminent people can share their ideas and vision for India. I am pleased that we have been able to honour some of our country’s best minds.”
Mr Saurav Dasgupta, Co-Founder said, “We are overwhelmed by the success of the event. We are inspired by the lives of the awardees and want the nation too to recognize their immense contribution to the country.”
Mr. Sunil Aggarwal – Chairman and Managing Director – Kamdhenu Group is delighted to be associated with Brand Vision. He said, “It’s an inspiration to see India’s very best leaders and personalities in the same room. The Brand Vision Summit has, in the past, felicitated many heroes so it is very humbling to be able to contribute to the vision of the organisers who have worked relentlessly towards building this up in such an iconic property. Kamdhenu Group is built by amazing people who have put in a lot of hard work to make the group reach it’s pinnacle and hence, we understand how much sweat and play it takes for any brand or a personality to be recognised at such a platform.
Sumit Chauhan; Vice Present and General Manager – JBL By Harman, HARMAN International and JBL as a brand are pioneers in the Music & Sound industry. The history of modern music industry and JBL almost coincides across decades. It has been our endeavor to deliver the best sound experience to our customers through brands like JBL. We are delighted and humbled to be part of Brand Vision Summit and thank Nexbrands for recognizing our efforts in delivering the best. We will continue to strive hard to bring innovation without compromising on delivering studio-quality sound to HARMAN’s patrons.
The glittering award ceremony was preceded by a panel discussion. Industry leaders such as Chetan Shah, Vice Chairman, Marathon Realty; Sunil Agarwal, Chairman & MD, Kamdhenu Group; Rajneesh Bhatia Vice Chairman Trident Group; Anjana Ghosh, Director, Bisleri; Sumit Chauhan, Country head and VP India, Harman Kardon, to name a few, discussed topics such as “Ease of Doing Business: The Impact of the jump”, “Sustainability – A Key to Survival” and “Unleashing Leadership and Innovation”.
The night concluded with celebratory cocktails and dinner.
List of Honorees:
- Godrej Appliances
- JBL by Harman
- Moonbow by Hindware
- Tata Pravesh
- Trident Limited
- Marathon Group
- Fenesta Building Systems (A unit of DCM Shriram Ltd)
- Embassy Group
- Kay2 Steel Limited
- STAYHAPPI Pharmacy
- Concept Medical
- Lucknow Public Schools & Colleges
- Mangatrai Jewellers
- Sangeetha Mobiles
- ASIS Group of Schools
- ICFAI Group
- MBD Group
- Macroman M-series
- Suchirindia Group
- Royale Affaire – Diamond Jewels by Ishita A Jain
- Hari Darshan
- Elior India
- Global Risk Management Institute
- Murli Krishna Pharma Pvt Ltd
- Incredible India Projects Ltd
- Nutrimoo – Credence Whole Foods
- Piramal Capital & Housing Finance
- School of Livelihood and Rural Development
- KAZO Fashion
- Poorvika Mobiles
- Kalim Group of Companies
- Stonex India