PIFA 2018 is that perfect way to celebrate the beginning of the end. What I mean is – the end of the fabulous year of 2018! As the year comes to a close, it’s time to take stock of achievements. Not just our own achievements but also that of others. All of this is happening right here in Goregaon!
We are surrounded by people who, on their own mettle, have created admirable brands and businesses. These are men and women, young and old, who have believed in their ideas, their innovations and dared to make it big, bold and brilliant.
PIFA 2018 – Pinnacle Fame Awards 2018 – celebrates and felicitates these amazing people.
PIFA 2018 Partners:
Venue Partner – Radisson Mumbai Goregaon
Travel Partner – Go Kruze
NGO Partner – Rescue Foundation
Mental Health Partner – Bipolar India
Outreach Partner – ShreeOm and Growing Buddies
PR Partner – Woodpecker Media
What is PIFA 2018?
Organised by Maa2Mom and Goregaon Highway Pulse, PIFA 2018 is a one-of-a-kind event. It is going to be a platform to honour entrepreneurial excellence. Across over 20 categories, the Awards will be given to start-ups, solo-preneurs and mid-ups to highlight their distinguished work. Nominees – both men and women – will be invited from across the globe for these Awards.
Moreover, the Awards will also showcase varied cultural talent in the form of performances. These will add their own unique flavour to an occasion that pays tribute to the dreams of entrepreneurs. Artistes performing will be of renown and repute, from the Dream City of Mumbai.
Social stalwarts and well-recognised personalities from the creative and other industries will also be invited as jury for the awards and to grace the Awards ceremony on Saturday, December 8, 2018.
PIFA 2018 will be a ticketed event, requiring pre-registration of attendees and participants. Keep yourself updated on all PIFA 2018 excitement by hitting “Going” to the event on Facebook.
Who is behind PIFA 2018?
Maa2Mom: Maa2Mom is a global online community of mothers. With over 28,000 members in its network, Maa2Mom (M2M) connects mothers from Melbourne to Mumbai and from Hawai to Hyderabad.
For the last three years, M2M has been a forum of support to mothers of all ages. It organises various online and offline events and activities to engage its members for value creation, profitable lives and mutually positive networking.
M2M organised the Kandivali Cultural Fest in September 2018. This was an extremely successful event, showcasing a myriad of cultural talent of and for the people of Kandivali, Mumbai. The event was received very well by the 170+ attendees and English and regional media.
M2M is founded and run by Jyoti Agarwal, a marketing professional based in Mumbai. She has lived abroad extensively and brings her wealth of experience in running M2M.
Goregaon Highway Pulse: Goregaon Highway Pulse (GHP) is India’s only hyper-local blog. It brings together those living and working in Goregaon. GHP is an online and offline connect for Goregaon, providing valuable news, updates, and resources and networking opportunities for its followers. GHP has a following of over 8,000 in Goregaon area itself.
Since the last two years, GHP has become a brand of repute for brands as well as readers as a life & lifestyle blog for Goregaon. GHP is founded and run by Anushree Chatterjee, a former lifestyle journalist. She has written for and edited various notable publications for over a decade.
The PIFA Jury
PIFA 2018 has at its helm a solid jury of notable achievers –
- Hemang Bhatt – CEO of HAS Juices
- Ajoy Balkrishna – General Manager of Radisson Mumbai Goregaon
- Era Tak – artist, filmmaker and writer
- Dr. Samir Dalwai – Developmental and Behavioural Pediatrician & President – Indian Academy of Pediatrics
- Kanika Pal – award-winning CSR expert and founder of SOCHE Foundation
- Radha Shah – Mrs India Worldwide (UAE, 2017)Together, they will select, felicitate and encourage the entrepreneurs of PIFA 2018.
What to Expect at PIFA 2018?
Loads of excitement, the thrill of being an entrepreneur and some truly amazing cultural talent. Here’s a rundown for you. Make sure you book your seats for PIFA 2018 and catch all that it has to offer!
Singing sensation Rishabh Tandon will be performing at PIFA 2018. The Faqeer voice comes to stage his talent and set the tone for a truly dazzling event.
Storytellers par excellence, Mehak Mirza Prabhu and Swaraj Singh will enthrall you with their performances. They have inspiring journeys of their own to share, as artists and entrepreneurs. And they have heartwarming stories to narrate at PIFA 2018.
Young “warrior Hindi” poet and talented orator Ravi Chand Punia will take centrestage at PIFA 2018, showcasing his body of original work.
Dancers bring alive the stage for entrepreneurial delight. Catch fabulous Kathak and Bharatanatyam performances by Madhumita Chakraborty and Ritu Manek, with their dazzling troupes. PIFA also has a special show of senior citizens from Sneh Kala Kendra grooving and proving that second innings are indeed the golden years of one’s life!
With so much celebration, can music be far behind? Obviously not! We have some stellar singers coming over to mesmerise you – Soumitra DevBurman and Nidhi Moudgil. Trust me, their renditions will leave you asking for encores!
PIFA 2018 with a Heart
The finale at PIFA 2018 is The Ramp of Reason. This is a unique ramp walk that brings together men, women and children to support socially relevant causes – mental health awareness, Save Aarey and more. In association with NGO Rescue Foundation, PIFA is contributing barely-used wedding wear to families of commercial sex workers. Making their wedding days memorable, will make PIFA 2018 an event with a big heart.
Also partnering with The Ramp Of Reason is Bipolar India – India’s first non-profit organisation dedicated to the cause and awareness of Bipolar Disorder in India.
In addition, PIFA is hosting a Pre Christmas Carnival at its venue. Get set to shop for some extraordinary items of home decor, fashion, accessories, health foods and more such from local entrepreneurs. If you’d like to exhibit and participate, connect with the PIFA Pre Christmas Carnival team via 9820608966 / 9820346149
How Can I file my PIFA 2018 Nomination?
If you’re an entrepreneur and believe that your awesome work deserves recognition, please file your nomination before 25th November 2018 here.
How Can I Book Tickets to Attend PIFA 2018?
You and your family, friends, colleagues and more can enjoy all that PIFA 2018 has to offer by booking tickets right here.
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018
Venue: Radisson Mumbai Goregaon – Grand Blossom Banquet (Goregaon west)