Ruhail Amin

Deputy Editor, BW Businessworld Applause and

Latest Articles By Ruhail Amin

Brand experts reveal how communication can influence public opinion

At the recently held 10th anniversary celebrations of EEMAGINE, the annual convention for event industry by Event and Entertainment Management Association (EEMA), a panel discussion on ‘Transforming Public Opinion’ witnessed participation of communication stalwarts like Sanjay Nigam, COO Perfect Relations, Roma Balwani, President Group Communications, CSR & Sustainability, Vedanta Group and Sonia Huria, Senior VP and Head – Communications & CSR, Viacom 18. The session was moderated by Yamini Singh, Executive Editor, Everything Experiential.

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Team Indus to launch India’s first event on the moon this December

At the recently held 10th EEMA anniversary in New Delhi, there were deliberations by industry leaders about transforming business marketing to its next level. While there were presentations and panel discussions by media and events experts, the presentation by the aerospace start-up Team Indus was one of the highlights of the occasion.

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At EEMA we work in harmony for the greater good of the industry—Sabbas Joseph

In its 10th year, EEMA now represents India’s event industry as its apex body, with a membership of 300 companies. Since its incorporation in 2008, EEMA has rapidly grown in membership to include all significant organized players across the length and breadth of the country, and it is estimated that close to 80% of the organized revenue in this space, is represented through EEMA members.

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Activation industry needs to be more strategic: Vikram Sakhuja, Madison

The experiential marketing industry has transformed in a big way over the years and has grown considerably both in size and stature. With the growth of digital, traditional marketing approaches have taken a back seat. Even brand activations have been redefined and now experiential marketing is the trend that most brands adopt to create a definite connect with the consumers. Vikram Sakhuja, group CEO, Madison educated the congregation of event planners at EEMAGINE 2017 about business transformation via “putting a value to what you do”.

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10 husband-wife duos in events that have nailed the model

Running a business, especially one that is open round the clock, can often make you lose sight of a work-life balance. Next thing you know you are returning home to a scornful spouse feeling dejected because you have surfaced after five days on the job. A classic issue among event professionals. But some couples have got it figured out and cracked the model of working together whilst managing to not kill each other. Here are some glowing examples of husband-wife duos running some of the country's most successful event enterprises.

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10th edition of EEMAGINE 2017 to celebrate event industry's 'decade of transformation'

EEMA, India’s apex body of the events and experiential marketing industry is hosting the 10th edition of EEMAGINE and EEMAX Global Awards, from 8th to 10th September 2017, at Hotel Pullman, Aerocity, New Delhi.

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It’s ironic, one can marry at 18 but not drink- Riyaaz Amlani rallies for India's nightlife

As the current President of National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), well known restaurateur Riyaaz Amlani is on a mission to bring India’s nightlife industry together. At the recently held India Nightlife Convention and Awards (INCA) in Mumbai, the first of its kind as far as India is concerned; Amlani spoke about the challenges that beset the nightlife industry in India and the need to reframe regulations to promote the sector.

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