News Bureau

April 13, 2018

Bollywood Diva Mugdha Godse dazzled the ramp wearing Jewellery set with Swarovski® Zirconia at Manthan Conclave by GJC

Swarovski GemstonesTM a trend partner for Manthan Conclave by GJC showcased the Jewellery collection embellished with Swarovski® Zirconia by their branding partners Anmol Jewellers, Hyderabad and Diosa Jewels, Mumbai in Manthan

Fashion show at Hotel Sahara Star.

5th -6th April 2018 – Manthan a Gem and Jewellery Conclave by GJC was one of a kind initiative for the benefit of the gems and jewellery industry. The conclave gave insights about how to grow your business, learn how to implement and successfully execute it to earn multiple benefits. The finest experts from various walks of life addressed at Manthan Conclave.

The Manthan Conclave of GJC was inaugurated by Ex- Cabinet Minister & BJP Spokesperson Sri. Shahnawaz Hussain in the presence of Spokesperson, MLC & BJP Mr. Girish Vyas, Mr. Chandrashekar Bawankule (State Minister for Energy), Mr. Nitin Khandelwal (Chairman, GJC), Mr. Anantha Padmanaban (Vice Chairman, GJC), Mr. Manoj Jha and Mr. Shaankar Sen (Convenor & JT. Convenor-Manthan, GJC). The event was Supported by World Gold Council (WGC), Powered by GIA and Swarovski Gemstones  was the Trend Partner.

In addition to the business sessions, the event also featured three fashion shows at an evening function. The shows were presented by Swarovski GemstonesTM, Kiran Gems and Kamakhya Jewels.

A legendary cricketer Mr. Saurav Ganguly was the special guest of honour for the Manthan night, and he made the entire industry impressed and influenced by his true leadership lesson to the industry on Leadership is about creating Leaders. Our industry was honored to launch his autobiography book on the Manthan platform, personally signed by him.

Swarovski GemstonesTM set the trend at Manthan Fashion Show showcasing two different theme collections by their branding Partners, Anmol Jewellers, Hyderabad has the exclusive range of collection in Chokers in Gold with Swarovski® Zirconia and second was the classy contemporary Wedding – Cocktail collection in Silver with Swarovski® Zirconia by Diosa Jewels.

The bollywood star & fashion diva Ms. Mugdha Godse dazzled at the ramp wearing Jewellery set with Swarovski® Zirconia, along with Mr. Rajendra Jain – MD, Swarovski  GemstonesTM India, Mr. Mahendra Tayal – MD, Anmol Jewellers Hyderabad and Mr. Sushim Kamble - Diosa Jewels.

The Manthan conclave was addressed by dignitaries from within the industry as well as some from other sectors. Important speakers & topics were as follows:

1. Design Through Inspiration Panelists: Umesh Ganjam, Joint MD,Ganjam, Anil Bharwani, Designer, Yash Agarwal, Creative Director, Birdichand Ghanshyamdas, Aftab Bandookwala, Director, Ventures India Corporation, Moderated by Gunjan Suri, Founder Gunjan Suri Couture Jewels

2. The Business of Luxury Panelists: Harish Chainani, MD Swiss Promotions, Rahil Ansari, Head, Audi India, Neelesh Hundekari, Partner and Head of Lifestyle Practice Asia, AT Kearney Limited, Ishu Datwani, Founder, Anmol Jewellers, Sachin Jain, President, Forevermark, Moderated by Ashok Minawala, Director, Danabhai Jewellers

3. The Changing Dimensions of Technology Panelists: Learnings for the Gems & Jewellery Industry, Rajiv Popley, Director, Popley & sons, Vipin Goyal, (Director, Director of Strategy & Operations, Veative [AR/VR/MR], Kailash Bhatt, Director, Acme Infinity Jewellery Software, Sudhanshu Mittal, Director, 4.0 Nasscom, Bhavik Chinai, Director, BVC, Moderated by Vinayak Godse, Associate Director DSCI (Cyber security)

4. Preparing for an IPO Panelists: Devendra Shah, MD, Govardhan, Vikas Kataria, Chairman & MD of DP Jewellers, Shaankar Sen, Joint Convenor, Manthan, Jeevan Jagethia, CA, DP Jewellers, Rohan Suryavanshi, Director Strategy, Dilip Buildcon, Moderated by Pinak Bhattacharyya, Head Corprate Finance, IIFL

5. From Good to Great- Make change happen Panelists: MP Ahmaad, Chairman, Malabar Group, Asher O, MD, Malabar Gold, Ramesh Narang, MD, Huzoorilal, Rajiv Arora, MD, Amrapali, Moderated by Pooja Jain, Anchor, Times Network

6. Expert Talk on Marketing in the Age of Disruptive Innovation by SP Shukla President, Group Strategy and CBO, Mahindra & Mahindra

7. Creating a Lasting Brand Panelists: Kamal Khushlani, MD, Mufti, Kumar Rajgopalan, CEO, Retailers Association of India, Sumesh Wadhera, Chief Editor, Art of Jewellery, Moderated by Ajita Shashidhar, Senior Editor, Business Today

8. Hedging- Gold and Currency Panelists: Shivanshu Mehta, Head Bullion,MCX, Samir Patil, Head Business Development BSE, Avinash Gupta, Partner, Mamraj Mussadilal Jewellers, Nitin Kadam, Chintamani Jewellers, Moderated by Saiyam Mehra, Director, Unique Chains

9. Keynote address Building a global conglomerate Vivek Chaand Sehgal, Chairman and Co-founder, Samvardhana Motherson Group

10.Women and Entrepreneurship– A Perspective: Panelists: Farah Ali Khan, Creative Head and CEO, Farah Khan Fine Jewellery Pvt Ltd, Vaijayanti Kaigaonkar, Director, Chintamanis, Seema Mehta, Creative Director, Kirtilals, Hemant Shah, Independent Consultant, Owner - thoughshot, Partner – Alcraftist, Discussion Partner Nirupa Bhatt, MD, India and Middle East, Gemological Institute of America

11.Expert Talk on Crisis Management- Making the best out of the worst times, Suresh Narayanan Chairman and Managing Director, Nestle India

12.Gen-Next of Jewellery Panelists: Suvankar Sen, ED, Senco Gold, Anand Ramanujam, NAC Jewellers, Raashi Zaveri, Director, Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri -The Original, Mohit Shekhar, Director, Manoharlal Jewellers, in Discussion with Manoj Kumar Jha, Convenor, Manthan 2018 and Director, Kamakhya Jewels

13.Ethics and Business by P. R. Ramesh, Chairman, Deloitte Rajesh Khosla, MD, MMTC, Sudha Shrimali, Business Editor, NavBharat Times, Ashish Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary, IAS, PWD, Govt. of Maharashtra, Moderated by Vinod Hayagriv, MD – CKC & Sons

14.Expert Talk on Synthetic Diamonds Ashish Mehta, Partner, Kantilal Chotalal - Everything A Retailer Should Know

15.G & J industry - Mann ki Baat Panelists, Pramod Agarwal, Chairman –GJEPC, Somasundaram PR, MD, World Gold Council, Rohan Shah, Lawyer, G V Sreedhar, IPC, Fatehchand Ranka, President, Maharashtra Rajya Saraf Swarnakar Federation, Moderated by Nitin Khandelwal, Chairman GJC