Eventz Genie: Solution to Curate Safe Events During the New Normal and Beyond
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | March 25, 2022 | Feature
It all started when team Eventz Genie met with Sanjeev Sanyal, Former Principal Economic Advisor as EEMA wrote a letter to the Finance ministry seeking guidance and recommendations vide a plan of action that we seek to implement for the continuity of the Events and Experiences, Hospitality, Tourism and Meetings Industry as we look to the future.
Click here to read the letter.
The pandemic has accelerated digitization and automation like never before and Enjin Experiences leverages the best of both as the firm operates under the Eventz Genie trademark that is tasked to facilitate and create a framework for ‘Safe Events during the new normal.’
The launch of EventZ Genie, a technology-enabled, smart data analytics-powered suite of internet native products has enabled holding large-scale physical events safely.
Reimagining Event Management in the Indian context
The last 6-8 months had seen a host of global countries and cities deploying safe entry / covid green pass solutions in places like New York, London, Israel, France, Germany, Portugal Spain, Austria, Hong Kong, Singapore being the notable examples where similar deployment took place. INDIA now gets her “safe events solution".
Government & Industry Support
Events Genie has been selected for a monetary grant by department of industries under Start up India seed fund scheme. The firm was also selected as one of 150 promising Indian start-ups to take part in the first ever edition of India Innovation Week Jan held between 9th-16th 2022 under the aegis of Start-up India. Enjin is also an official partner of Indian Institute of Information technology Kottayam tasked with developing new age safe entry tools using artificial intelligence platforms.
The company has recently been awarded “20 most promising start-ups to look out for in 2022” by Business Connect Magazine
Eventz Genie is the first Indian firm to have taken up membership of Global Crowd Management Alliance and Event Safety Alliance. They are also members of FICCI and CII and are in discussions with industry bodies to design and engineer industry wide tools for facilitating safe workplaces, venues, events and experiences. As dynamics change these tools will be repurposed for the post pandemic era as well wherein tools are repurposed to deliver emerging solutions for “safety in large attendee spaces” which will remain a key focus area for the events and experiences industry.
Promoting Safety at Live Events
With the rise of wellness consciousness at large meetings gatherings and social events, Eventz Genie aims to supply and promote these safety goals through ratings and tools based on smart data and other new age technology. Its dashboard tools are free to view and deliver metrics at various levels showcasing whether the district is safe for reopening and at what capacity and format levels, a brand/ corporate could also use these as guidelines to planning future live in person events.
The Safe Venue rating tool would help both the largely MSME venue owners and operators’ class as well as event planners and wedding planners to have a degree of certainty in their businesses and identify safe venues. The EventZ Genies entry pass will lower risk amongst all event attendees as well as organizers and participants.
Dr Pramod Sawant, Hon Chief Minister of Goa said, "Tourism and Entertainment are synonymous with Goa and mainstays of the local economy. The last 24 months have been hard on this Industry and we welcome this initiative and wholeheartedly support all such initiatives that can ensure business continuity in a safe and sustainable manner. "
Sanjeev Sanyal, Economic Advisory Committee PMO, said “These are difficult times and we would be pleased to support any effort to re-start the sector as soon as the health situation permits. Obviously, we have to take into account health concerns, but any measures or innovations that allow for safe reopening should be explored.”
Roshan Abbas, Founder, Geometry Encompass and Kommune India, added “What we need now is a solution with which we can host safe events. Where we know that the venue is safe and whether the attendees are vaccinated or not. EventZ Genie can really be that product for us.”
Nishit Shah, Managing Partner, Go Bananas Events Group said, " Go Bananas commends this initiative undertaken by eventz genie and we support this fantastic initiative. The last 24 months our live events industry has been plagued by issues and problems and lack of business continuity with several high profile/ large events being cancelled due to the pandemic which causes irreparable losses to agencies. This initiative will greatly address a lot of these concerns and benefit the industry as a whole as we progress into the new normal "
Suraj Saraogi – Promoter Newberry group & Promoter Gobindgarh Fort Tourism PPP with Government of Punjab remarked “this is a much needed and exciting space that Vijay has ventured into. This initiative centered around facilitating safe in person experiences in large gatherings has potential much beyond the events and entertainment industry. We will surely utilize their solutions at our projects and link this into our ongoing events, entertainment and films insurance businesses. Well done team Enjin and best wishes on the journey ahead “
“Much needed initiative which will benefit corporates and brands planning events in the new normal and beyond, Ola E will be keen to explore these solutions.” said Nishant Iyengar, Head Events, Ola Electric Mobility Solutions
Shubhra Bharadwaj, Managing Director, Ferris Wheel Entertainment said, " India has emerged as an economic powerhouse and as we move into showcasing multiple aspects of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, India @75 on a much larger global scale of events and experiences such an initiative that promotes safety and associated global best practices into event safety planning becomes a much-needed aspect in the new normal. Kudos to the Eventz Genie team for developing this rapidly deployable and easily scalable solution. Ferris Wheel will look to deploy these tools at our large format India events "
"Love the initiative taken by Event Genie to ensure that the events we attend are safe from all angles and meet the global standard of checks. Venues and event managers Pan India should support this cause and follow the protocols. We are looking forward to these tools as they will act as a self- regulating mechanism, essential to maintain a uniformity among our fraternity for live large-scale events and thus returning to the new normal" said Azhar Morani - Business Head at Dome Entertainment that manages the SVP stadium at Mumbai
“Eventz Genie is positioned as India's premier safe events solutions provider. Safety at large format live events is a global initiative and we are tasked with developing and deploying tech enabled tools that will facilitate these objectives. Enjin has very forward-looking plans to develop solutions facilitating safe events, safe venues, safe workplaces and infrastructure, and other risk assessment and risk mitigation tools in the times ahead " signs off their CEO, Vijay Rao Cavale.
India gets its Covid green pass equivalent for Safe Events and Experiences