On 13 October, nominees and sponsors of IEC Awards 2017 met at an event jointly hosted by Indian Executive Club and Pentagon Group in Docklands. The event was attended by over 100 guests. IEC chairperson Vinay Sharma reiterated how surging participation by small to medium businesses have made the awards popular and prestigious. “Every year through IEC we discover new businesses, talented executives and new stories of entrepreneurship among us. Increasing participation by credible organisations have made IEC a vibrant platform cherished by the growing Indian diaspora in Australia.”
Australia founder of Gloria Jeans Peter Irvine will launch the new edition featuring some of the most prominent businesses in the community from Melbourne
One of the key sponsors of this year’s awards Pentagon Group hosted the event. Vishal Patel from Pentagon Group addressed the audience on behalf of his organisation. Vishal said, “Over the years, Pentagon Group’s reputation as one of Australia’s most trusted investment and portfolio management firms has continued to grow. Through its support for community initiatives like IEC Awards Pentagon Group is striving towards engaging closely with Australia’s business community.”
Andrew Clarke from Aitken Partners and Mohit Arora from FT Gully Nissan were also present at the event.
Every year, an independent panel of consultants considers nominations received for the IEC Awards and hand-picks the best of the best in various sectors of the small and medium enterprise segments and executives. This year, the IEC panel members include Alice Wong, Matina Karvounaris, Sanjay Jain, Geoff Kelly and Nessan Naidoo.
This year’s keynote speaker is OLX India founder Amarjit Singh Batra. Batra is speaking on how he build OLX, India’s leading market place
IEC will also launch the Sixth Edition of Who’s Who at the Awards. Australia founder of Gloria Jeans Peter Irvine will launch the new edition featuring some of the most prominent businesses in the community from Melbourne. Irvine will also speak at the event.
This year’s keynote speaker is OLX India founder Amarjit Singh Batra. Batra is speaking on how he build OLX, India’s leading market place.
The event is sponsored by Melbourne’s leading law firm Aitken Partners, Ferntree Gully Nissan, Pomeroy Pacific, Pentagon Group, Credit Hub and Gaura Travels. The Indian Sun is media partner to the event. November and December editions of The Indian Sun will feature more details on the finalists and winners.
- Sabrang Productions
- Jaipur Asset Management
- Ace Body Corporate Management
- Western Specialist Centre
- Glotech Process Solutions Pty Ltd
- Global Retail Academy Pty Ltd
- Reliance Real Estate
- Delivery Centric
- MAAX Real Estate
- Dr Preeti Khillan
- Manisha Chaubal-Menon
- Prema Basoor
- Neelesh Mehta
- Sanjiv Dubey
- Ali Mohammed
YOUNG EXECUTIVE MALE
- Vinod Somani
- Sunil Kumar
- Ravi Gupta
YOUNG EXECUTIVE FEMALE
- Ruchika Gupta
- Rana Hussain
- Chondryma Chakroborti