Celebrations on Milestones is the first thing an organization is seen to be doing. India ITME Society however differs to do something much more beyond than just the celebrations. To commemorate this occasion, the Society is launching a lot of new activities for the betterment of the entire textile society right from the institutes, associations to the industry.
One such activity of the society is an Award contest for the various Associations in the textile sector who are working for the betterment of their segment as well as for the hardworking women leaders of this sector. Society has decided to use this opportunity to recognize & give due credits to the honourable service that various Associations are providing to the textile industry.
Working to make their venture successful, India ITME Society had called for open nominations from all the associations of the industry through mailers, website and social media campaigns. The award nominations for following categories were called for:
• Category 1- Outstanding Association
• Category 2 -Digital Adoption
• Category 3 – Emerging Association
• Category 4 – Women Leadership
After running the campaign for more than 2 months and after collecting successful applications in this period on the 4th of November a panel of jury meet at Business Center, The Oberoi Mumbai’ Nariman Point for finalisation of winners.
The panel of jury consisted of textile stalwarts of the Industry comprising of Mr. Suresh Kotak, Mr. Gurudas Aras & Mr. Suresh Vaidya along with Mr. S. Hari Shankar, Chairman, ITME Society Chairman, Mr. Ketan Sanghvi, Mr. Narendra L. Shah, Mr. G.T. Dembla, Mr. Sanjiv Lathia & Mr. R. S. Bachkaniwala
The Jury meeting took place from 11.30 am to 3.00 pm. on November 4, 2019. The jury discussed on the nomination received for various categories & after fine discussions & scrutinizing the fine-tuned applications, the jury individually ranked the shortlisted nominations.
Post lunch the compiled result of all the jury rankings were discussed and the final winner names where sealed & stamped by the Jury.
The announcement of the winner will be done on the “Global Networking Program for Associations “organized on 20th December 2019 at Taj Mahal Palace, Rendezvous, Gateway of India, Mumbai from 1.00 pm onwards.
India ITME society along with their knowledge partners Suvin Advisors prior to jury meeting had contacted the various associations & women leaders to submit their applications and later fine-tuned all the applications received and presented shortlisted nominations in front of the Jury to make the final decision. Few of the well-known associations who are part of India ITME Society, where not allowed to take part in this contest in order to maintain the unbiased nature while selection.
This award contest is just a beginning from the Society and it has plans to present such awards at their every exhibition including ITME 2020. They believe this initiative will help to recognize & bring forward the outstanding work done by certain unknown associations for years today. With these awards the society aims at further encouraging associations to work an extra mile & get inspiration from their fellow associations.