Back stagers were on to centre stage
Events professionals ramp walk held for cause to raise funds for medical emergency
Hyderabad: The event professionals of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad who always remain backstage making their clients events successful have come on a centre stage. Off course, it was for a very noble cause to raise funds for TCEI Emergency Fund, a fund to help hospitalised members in times of distress.
Called TCEI Diva & Divo 2020, it was an annual affair of celebrating Diwali organised every year post Diwali with professional colleagues. But, this time, the Ramp Walk was added as an attraction for a purpose. 51 TCEI(Telangana Chamber of Events Industry) members comprised of Emcees, Suppliers, Event Managers and others walked on the Ramp in three sequences. The sequence one and three had solo participants both male(15) and female(9) and the sequence two had twelve couples.
This was followed by another brief ramp walk by the veterans of the event fraternity such as Surath Singh Malhotra and Multhajan.
TCEI aimed through this event to raise Rs five lakh towards the Emergency Fund. Each ramp walk participant contributed for the kitty. Fashion show was choreographed by Joseph Sunder.
Gaurang Shah, Fashion Designer; Avnish Kumar, Director of Neeru's, Vikram Mehta from Prakash Lights and Vivek Khurana from Khuranas and Origins were the judges choosing 19 title winners. Some of which include, The Diva, The Divo, Best Walk, Best Hair etc.
In the beginning of the program, Bhargavi Pillai performed three opening numbers, which was then followed by Anuj Guruwara who crooned couple of songs. Both the artists enthralled 250 plus gathering.
Speaking on the occasion Rakhi Kankaria, President of TCEI said this was also organised to send a message to the world that events are safe as we showcasing here event industry SoPs(Standard Operatiing Procedures) to be observed during any event.
Neeraj Thakur, General Secretary said Telangana has 1100 event management companies. About 5500 associates or allied companies support event management industry. Nearly 50 lakh people depend on event industry in Telangana. We will showcase more such events to build customer confidence in events, he shared.
TCEI has also unveiled TPL-TCEI Premier League Cricket Logo for the season 5 and announced team owners who purchased the teams. It will be held in January 2021
A huge Diya created by using 1044 Ruby Cubes was an attraction to the visitors on arrival to the venue. Another attraction was four Cherry Boys(Mirror Boys) wearing mirror clothes al Monal Gajjar in Big Boss Telugu program. The pre-fashion show area had lot of gamers and interactive activities.