INEX 2020: Uniting The Construction And Design World
Realty+ hosted for the 4th time the Interior Exterior (INEX) Conclave and Excellence Awards in Taj Santacruz –Mumbai on the 22nd of Jan 2020. The grand event saw eminent personalities from the building and construction company industry, product designers, renowned architects and design consultants come together to collaborate and converse on a shared platform.
The evening began with the energetic Dr. Annurag Batra, Chairman& Editor-In-Chief, BW BusinessWorld & exchange4media Group address to the audience and Dr. Anoop Kr. Mittal, Founder, AIDA Management Consultants & Former CMD, NBCC Ltd word of advice for the sector.
The enlightening conclave commenced with a panel discussion moderated by Ar. Puran Kumar, Founder, Studio PKA and titled Transformations Through Design: Inspiring New Value Creation Across Sectors. The panelists who were from different fields of design brought forth ideas on how design is transforming with each new invention of technology. Innovation and exclusivity is key to a successful product. The other panel members were Dr. Ananya Gandotra, Head- Design Architecture, Engineering and Sustainability, Birla Estate; Arjun Rathi, Industrial Designer & Photographer, Principal, Arjun Rathi Design Studio; Kapil Gupta, Co-Founder & Principal, Serie Architects; Ar. Reza Kabul, President, ARK Reza Kabul Architects & Ruchika Grover, Founder & Creative Director, Odyssey Stones.
The highlight of the day was the launch of the Realty+ Coffee Table Book: ‘Pillars of Real Estate’. The features the professional journey and brand history of leading Indian and International brands that are crucial to the growth of the real estate industry.
As the evening progressed, Realty+ felicitated honorary members of the design world with the prestigious ‘Scroll of Honour’ Trophy for the brilliant contributions to the industry. The recepients were:
- Dr Ananya Gandotra, Head Design Engineering and Sustainability -Birla Estate Pvt Ltd to please come on stage
- Architect Kapil Gupta-Co-Founder & Principal Serie Architects
- Kush Shah, Chairman, Founder & Principal Architect, Scarlett Designs Pvt Ltd
- Architect Puran Kumar, Founder Studio PKA to
- Ruchika Grover –Founder & Creative Director, Odyssey – Abstractions in Stone
The evening ended on a high note of “Lifetime Achievement Award” presented to Architect PremNath for his lifetime of prestigious works. He received a standing ovation from the audience.
The categories for INEX Excellence Awards where construction and product brand leaders walked away with the esteemed INEX Trophy were:
- The Brand of the year award for Bath Designs – Sanitaryware
- Electric Solutions – Switch &; Switchgears
- Flooring Ideas
- Cement & Concrete
- Brand of the year for Ready-mix Concrete
- Brand of the Year: Construction Chemicals
- Decorative Paints
- Brand of the Year: Office Automation
- Dream Kitchens
- Doors & Windows – Windows
- Doors & Windows – Doors
- Brand of the Year is Elevator & Escalator,
- Furniture – Home Decor
- Sustainable Product of the Year
- Innovative Product Design of the Year
- Product Launch of the Year
- Emerging Brand of the Year
- Trusted Brand of the Year
- Popular Brand of the Year
- Website of the Year
- Television Campaign of the Year
- Integrated Brand Campaign of the Year
- CXO of the Year