BIMTECH Middle East 2nd Alumni Chapter and Corporate Meet
November 27, 2015 (Friday)
Al Diyafah, Hotel Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
It was time again for nostalgia, as around 30 BIMTECH alumni from different batches and their families gathered to relive old memories. The Alumni meet “Ibtida –Al-Majd” commenced around 4:30 pm at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Dubai. Dr.H Chaturvedi, Director along with three faculty members including Prof Sunil Sangra, Dr. Gagan Katiyar, Dr. Anuj Sharma and Manager CIBP, Ms Rupali Singh were also present at the meet.
The Alumni meet commenced with the inaugural speech by Dr. H Chaturvedi, Director, BIMTECH. Dr. Chaturvedi extended a hearty welcome to all the alumni and dignitaries present in the event. He briefed the audience about BIMTECH’s activities that took place in the last year and the road ahead. He also briefed about the initiatives of BIMTECH for all other Alumni chapters across India and updated about their current events.
The president of the BIMTECH Middle East Alumni chapter Dr. Mohammad Tariq stressed the need for a professional environment and suggested that all the alumni must be motivated to work with ethical conduct in organizations. He also suggested that BIMTECH must initiate an Inter B-School Alumni meet at Dubai so that there could be a larger platform of interaction among the BIMTECH alumni with that of other institutions.
Dr. Gagan Katiyar, convener, Alumni Relations at BIMTECH extended a warm welcome to the alumni for attending the Second Alumni Chapter Meet. He urged the alumni to provide active support to BIMTECH students and also welcomed suggestions for the development of the Alumni Foundation in the interest of the institute. He also outlined many activities to be taken up by the Alumni Cell in future.
To revisit the BIMTECH days, a short movie for the alumni made by Shefali Singh (Student, BIMTECH) was also presented in the event. A drawing competition for the kids of the alumni was also organised. They were presented with toys and surprises and they seem to enjoy the event more than their parents. It was a pleasant surprise to everyone when BIMTECH also celebrated the Marriage Anniversary of one of its senior Alumnus Mr. Amit Sharma, Sr. Wealth Manager, Mashreq Bank by cutting a cake.
The Alumni meet was concluded by Prof Anuj Sharma, Chairperson, Centre for International Business and Policy. He expressed his gratitude and thanked the alumni and their spouses for gracing the occasion. He further thanked our Partners of the event (Paradigm Pioneers and HR Ware) for extending their support in making this event a grand success.
The event was followed by an informal interaction with the alumni and some of the current students of BIMTECH who were also present in the meet.
The event also witnessed the gathering of more than 50 corporate professionals from the Middle East. This corporate meet facilitated BIMTECH alumnus to have a wider interaction with the corporate guests. The formal get together was inaugurated by Dr. H. Chaturvedi, Director, BIMTECH who shared the BIMTECH vision and briefed the gathering about the Global presence of BIMTECH. The function was graced with the address by the Key note speaker Mr. Prakash Menon, Partner, Stanton Chase. He shared his views on “Demystifying Innovation” and stressed the importance of Innovation at work place.
Prof Sunil Sangra, Head of Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at BIMTECH presented the Vote of Thanks and expressed his gratitude to Mr. Menon for making the evening interactive & memorable. He also thanked the Director, BIMTECH for providing mentorship to all concerned who made this event a Great success. The event concluded with a Gala Networking Dinner.