Roshan Abbas is the New EEMA President #EEMAElection2020; Winners Now Known!
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | June 27, 2020 | News
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In what can be best described as the biggest news for the Indian events and experiential marketing ecosystem in the recent past, Roshan Abbas, Managing Director, Geometry Encompass has been elected as the new President of Event and Entertainment Management Association (EEMA). While taking up the baton from current EEMA - President Sanjoy Roy can be considered a daunting task, there is also the opportunity of carrying forward the achievements of past Presidents and the association.
The EEMA elections 2020, which were held on June 26th, witnessed a massive voter turnout of 98.2%, and the results were announced in an open address to the members of the association wherein the former congratulated EEMA members on successfully completing the election cycle for the National Executive Council.
Members followed an effective election process that was determined by Chief Election Commissioner - Hon'ble Lt. Gen. (Retd) Milan Lalitkumar Naidu, PVSM, AVSM, YSM and Election Committee – Hareesh Babu, Karan Singh Chettri, Nishit Shah and Taranbir Sahni. The EEMA secretariat commissioned third party to determine an effective election process whereby voters could cast their ballot from any part in the world in confidence and in total secrecy.
Here's a list of all the winners of EEMA Election 2020:
NEC - President - Roshan Abbas, Managing Director, Geometry Encompass
NEC - Executive Vice President - Samit Garg, Founder-Director, E-Factor Entertainment
NEC - General Secretary - Siddhartha Chaturvedi, Founder & CEO, Event Crafter
NEC - Secretary - Deepak Pawar, Managing Director, Midas Next
NEC - Treasurer - Major KJS Gurna, Director, Bellset Entertainment Pvt Ltd
Vice President - North - Vijay Arora, Director, Touchwood Group
Vice President - South - Martin Emmanuel, Managing Director, Razzmatazz Ventures
Vice President - West - Aarti Mattoo, Founder, Momentum Experiences & Events LLP
Joint Secretary - North - Prerana Saxena, Founder, Theme Weavers International
Committee Member - I - North - Ruchin Kohli, Director, Occasion Xperts Pvt Ltd
Committee Member - II - North - Jagmohan Singh, Director, TNBT Marketing Services
Joint Secretary - South - DV Vinod Gopal, Director, Red Chariots Event Management, and Marketing Pvt.Ltd
Committee Member - I - South - Venkateshwar AR, Founder, Avens Exposition Pvt ltd
Committee Member - II - South - Sree Sailam, Director, Rise Advertising Private Limited
Joint Secretary - West - Vinod Janardhan, Managing Director, Team Rustic
Committee Member - I - West - Archannath Ramnath Gurtu, Director, Market Men - Consumer Connect & Events Pvt Limited
Committee Member - II - West - Raghav Roy Kapoor, Director, Livewire Events & Promos
Joint Secretary - East - Rishabh Bapna, Director, Cheery Tree Events
Committee Member - I - East - Sanjay Bhandari, Director, Encore Events Pvt. Ltd
The Chief election commissioner also announced the Committee Member II (East) and Vice President (East) as vacant and instructed the New NEC-elect to decide the candidates for the positions through an appointment process.
EEMA is an autonomous and non-profit registered body of companies, institutions, and professionals operating within the Events and Experiential Marketing industry of India. It is the first and the only body of its kind, which seeks to bring together the country’s leading Event Management, Sports Management, and Brand Activation companies, MICE and Wedding Planners, Experiential Marketers, Entertainment Professionals, Artist Management Companies and International counterparts on the same platform.
Roshan Abbas, Managing Director, Geometry Encompass has been elected as the new President of Event and Entertainment Management Association (EEMA).