Whistling Woods launches first book on â€˜live eventsâ€™
The evening witnessed the presence of event gurus like Sabbas Joseph, President - EEMA and Director - Wizcraft International Entertainment; Manish Gandhi, COO & Executive Director - Asian Business Exhibitions & Conferences Ltd.; Martin Da Costa, CEO - Seventy Event Media Group; MohomedMorani, Director - Cineyug Group of Companies, Vinit Karnik, Business Head - ESP Properties and Ajay Mago, Publisher, Om Books International.
The book not just offers exciting stories live from backstage but also important insights on the size of the industry and the scope of its engagement from these event gurus who have shaped the business of live events in India, from its inception to the current form, over the two decades.
The book launch was followed by a masterclass on event management at WWI, which saw an action packed venue with students of School of Media &Communication, moderated by Rahul Puri–Headof Academics, WWI.
Subhash Ghai, Founder & Chairman, Whistling Woods International, said: “What makes STAGED! special is that it captures incidents, stories and defining moments in the journey of live events, therefore capturing the ‘reality’ of the industry.But since then the industry has come a long way!With this panel discussion WWI students now have a wider perspective and clearer insights about the events industry.”
Whistling Woods International is a Film, Communication and Media Arts institute founded by one of India’s leading filmmakers – Subhash Ghai.