High on life with Mark Inglis hosted by Rustomjee Crown and Maximus MICE and Media Solutions

Industry Watch | March 20, 2019 | News

Rustomjee Maximus MICE and Media Solutions

The My Space Pavilion at Rustomjee Crown hosted a unique and fascinating experience on March 15, 2019. Rustomjee in association with Maximus MICE and Media Solutions Pvt. Ltd and Speaking Minds Knowledge Solutions organized an evening with Mark Inglis. He is the first double amputee to climb Mount Everest who spoke about his experiences as he surmounted not only the peak but also personal adversity thereby introducing the My Space experience to South Mumbai.

The audience of over 65 guests listened with rapt attention as Inglis engaged with the audience in an interesting talk that touched upon life experiences using mountaineering as a metaphor for business and life, utilising his wide experience in the mountains, vineyards, and boardrooms. Inglis spoke about his experience of being stuck in an ice cave for about for 13.5 days while on a search and rescue trial climb. Inglis described his zeal with the phrase ‘your attitude determines your altitude’. Emphasizing on his survival motto – “Knowledge eliminates fear” he further spoke about the importance of ‘My Space’ a unique lifestyle concept by Rustomjee to pursue passion – “You definitely need ‘My Space’ to find your passion. Passion is the thing that drives everyone.  Passion is something that you can aim for and it is the most important thing that we can give to our youth. We need to instill passion in our youth and they will take themselves on a journey through life.”

The event was also graced by a few renowned personalities like Prahlad Kakkar and senior leaders from the Banking, Media, Entertainment and other sectors. Rustomjee Crown displayed its usual flair for hospitality and the mood of the evening was elevated with some delectable snacks, drinks, and scrumptious dinner.  

Speaking about the event Mr.Shekhar Lele, Head of Marketing, Rustomjee, said, “We at Rustomjee believe in providing not just spaces, but inspiration too. It was inspiring to hear Mr. Inglis speak about his journey and how he overcame not only the highest mountain but also immense personal adversity. It also gave the audience an opportunity to reflect upon how to better handle their lives, journeys and the pursuit of happiness. And what better venue than the ‘My Space’ pavilion at Rustomjee Crown.”

Raga Olga D'silva, Director, Speaking Minds Knowledge Solutions said, “Maximus Minds is all about extraordinary stories, extraordinary experiences, and relationships. Tonight’s showcase was about the extraordinary story,  content, event experience and curation that is representative of the kind of work from Maximus MICE & Media Solutions and  Speaking Minds.”

The first double amputee to climb Mount Everest talks about success in the face of adversity through his experiences.

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