WFM 2015 by Ferns N Petals Weddings concludes on a high note
by Kanika Mehta Weddings | September 29, 2015 | News
Ferns N Petals Vikaas Gutgutia WFM
On September 26, Ferns N Petals (FNP) Weddings successfully conclude a grand evening to celebrate the fourth edition of Wedding Fraternity Meet (WFM) at The Ritz, Gurgaon.
FNP played host to some of the biggest names in the business of wedding planning with the chief guest being Daniel Ost, Master Floral Designer from Belgium.
The evening commenced with anchor Nakuul Mehta welcoming the guests and introducing moderators Swati Pandya Sood, Director, Ferns N Petals and Samit Garg, Founder & Director, E-Factor to the audience.
After a welcome reception, the wedding specialists engaged in a debate on the topic 'Weddings 2020: Society v/s Industry - the scenario of the wedding industry 5 years down the line'.
This year there were 2 sets of panellists; one side depicting society and the other depicting the wedding fraternity, each discussing their own perspectives. Speakers representing the fraternity included prominent names like Prince Lakshya Raj Singh Mewar, Executive Director, HRH Group of Hotels; Aditya Motwane, Founder & Director, Motwane Entertainment & Weddings; Seema Pande, Corporate Director of Sales & Partnerships, Emaar Hospitality Group and Emaar Hotels & Resorts; Nupur Mehta Puri, Editor, Harper’s Bazaar Bride India and Vikaas Gutgutia, Founder & MD, Ferns N Petals.
The speakers representing the society included prominent names like Naveen Ansal, Business Head, Casa Paradox; Raseel Gujral Ansal-Creative Head, Casa Paradox; Neelam Pratap Rudy and Fashion Designer, Sanjana Jon.
The discussion featured panellists discussing emerging trends, futuristic weddings, facts, and fiction and technology trends in the future.
Vikaas Gutgutia, Founder and MD, Ferns N Petals said, “Wedding Fraternity Meet is an exclusive initiative for industry to come together and share their expertise on such a big experiential platform. WFM has grown big in last 3 years. This year we had the best of brands from across the wedding arena collaborating with us. I would specially like to thank all our associates for their immense valuable support.
The evening concluded with stellar performances by Sufi Singer Lalima Dixit and Bollywood Singer Jankee Parekh along with cocktails and dinner.
Partners at the event included, The Leela, The Address, Ambience Golf Drive, Ritz Carlton, Bvlgari, Khanna Jewellers, Casa POP, Harper’s Bazaar Bride, Ravish Kapoor, Seasons, Food Inc, CCI, Shiv Fruit Mart, Le Chaat, Raskriti, One Up Productions, E-Positive, Katalyst, Carrot Films, EVENTFAQS Media, Imagine Ice, Booze World, Smile & Soul, Vinay Valet and Liviano.
In this fourth edition, the discussions featured two panels, one representing the planners perspective and the other the perspective of society.