The inaugural edition of “India Men Show”, a luxury evening dedicated to celebrate men’s lifestyle choices is slated to take place on April 18, 2019, at The Metropolitan Hotel, New Delhi. The evening encompasses a panel discussion on changing trends in men’s lifestyle industry, ‘Man of Substance’ Awards to honour select iconic men from different walks of life and a curated fashion presentation by menswear labels.
“India Men Show” evolves from the fact that men are becoming increasingly style savvy and that they are making informed lifestyle choices more than ever before. Be it fashion, fitness, grooming, machines, travel, technology or personal space, they are investing smartly in factors that determine their way of life. The event finds its purpose in encouraging modern men to become significantly aware of their lifestyle decisions and their impact in the society.
“Our objective is to become an enabler in the men-specific industry where relevant participating brands meet with influential men and decision-makers to widen their networking, business and branding opportunities,” say Karan Bhardwaj and Poonam Kumar, the Founders of India Men Show. The guest list includes Delhi’s most influential people viz., industrialists, businessmen, restaurateurs, bureaucrats, influencers, politicians, diplomats, expats, socialites.
Panel Discussion: Men’s luxury fetishes are not a secret! But what is their latest fad? Former Indian cricketer Anjum Chopra will be in conversation with Mr. Sunil Sethi (President, FDCI), Bobby John Varkey, editor-in-charge, The Man Magazine, Mr. Malvinder Singh Ricky (Former COO, Taj Hotels), Mr. Rajiv Makhni (Tech Guru), Mr. Sangram Singh (wrestler). They will decode changing trends in men’s lifestyle.
‘Man of Substance’ Awards
‘Man of Substance’ felicitation is a celebration of select men’s lifestyle choices and their bold decisions. These movers and shakers have set remarkable examples in the society. They are a role model to the millennials of India.
An esteemed panel of Jury for ‘Man of Substance’ recognition includes Ms. Ritu Beri (Founder, The Luxury League), Mr. Bobby John Varkey (Editor-in-Chief, The Man), Ms. Madhu Jain (Textile Conservationist), Ms. Divya Aggarwal (Senior Editor, Indian Express), Prof. Subha Rajan (Philanthropist), Ms. Neelam Pratap Rudy (Golfer & Activist) and Ms. Piya Bajwa (Founder, ‘Nobility for Ability’ initiative).
Some of the well-known names to be honoured with “Man of Substance” award include Mr. Amit Burman (VP, Dabur India), Mr. Raghava Rao (Vice President, Finance & India CFO at Amazon India), Mr. Raghav Verma (Co-founder, Chaayos), Sabbas Joseph (Founder, Wizcraft), Mr. Sunil Sethi (President, FDCI), Mr. Zorawar Kalra (Founder, Massive Restaurants), Mr. Navin Ansal (Founder, Casa Pop), Mr. Tarun Thakral (Founder, Heritage Transport Museum), MrSangram Singh (Wrestler), Mr. Sachin Atulkar (IPS Officer, Online sensation), Mr. Samir Suhag (Polo Player), Mr. Rajiv Makhni (Tech Guru), Mr. Jamal Shaikh (Editor, HT Brunch) and Mr. Martin Howard (Social Activist).
Special Recognition: Ms. Ritu Beri
In a special gesture, the India Men Show will raise a toast to Ms. Ritu Beri, India’s globally-acclaimed designer who has played instrumental role in shaping modern luxury in India. She started The Luxury League, a Not-for-profit organisation that organises The Luxury Symposium every year to nurture homegrown brands in the field of art, culture and lifestyle.
A dash of Fashion
A stylishly curated fashion presentation to showcase BMW’s latest Summer lifestyle collection. From glares to watches, from duffle bags to trolleys, from polo shirts to motorsport jackets, BMW is all out to woo the stylish men. Also will be showcased the all new BMW X4 for men who love their wheels.