A Resourceful Celebration of #SocialMediaDay 2014: At The Fern Hotel Ahmedabad!

I booked an appointment with Nurturer of Lets Nurture Mr.Ketan Raval & team members Priyank Bhojak and Jayesh Parmar on Sunday 29th June 2014 to learn and celebrate Social Media Day 2014 with the experts at The Fern – An Ecotel Hotel in Ahmedabad

Social Media Day is celebrated across the world on June 30th with massive engagement of participants. “Social Media Now 2014” was hosted by Web Chanakya and Waterlilly Communications.

SMN2014 Ahmedabad

Social Media Now 2014 Speakers were:

– Sunil Kumar (President, Exchange4Media Group)

– Jaimit Doshi (Head Marketing,Kotak securities Ltd.)

– Sapna Vyas Patel(weight Loss and Fitness Expert)

– Arunabh Kumar (Founder & CEO, TheViralFever Media Labs)

After registration process, the event started at 10:00 Am. The first speaker was Mr.Sunil Kumar (President of exchange4media group). He is a consultant to several media companies in the areas of business strategy, marketing, content, and human resources. He has been the pioneer of commercial radio in India.

Mr. Sunil Kumar gave wonderful presentation about “Future of Digital Media” and shared his knowledge with us.

Sunil kumar

Mr. sunil Kumar also said “Always think about customers first not only clicks/Likes or followers on social media platform. “Don’t think advertising, when advertising!“, “Think about people not technology!” also gave an example with Nike TV Advert – Make Every Yard Count.

After Sunil Kumar’s Presentation, another speaker Mr. Jaimit Doshi (head of the Marketing division at Kotak Securities) arrived on the stage. He has been with the Kotak Group for over 12 years, working across different business functions like sales, marketing, products and customer service.

Jaimit doshi

Mr. Jaimit started his presentation with co-relation between quantum physics and digital media with funny moments and said Ahmedabad people’s day cannot start without breakfast of “Gathiya-Jalebi”. 🙂 He gave some funny examples like: Cat in Cage & Digital Dabeli 🙂 during his presentation.

Digital Dabeli

After the completion of two speakers presentation it was time to take “High Tea”. During that time, I took some selfies with friends Jatin Chaudhary, Nikhil & Karan.during this event meet famous people – RJVashishth (RJ-from Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM) and Arvind Vegda (Gujarati singer Bhai Bhai fame) and took pictures with team lets nurture.

Selfie at smn2014

 

Teamletsnurture at smn2014

Thereafter the next speaker was Sapna Vyas Patel. Sapna is a Columnist with Times of India’s Ahmedabad Mirror and is a Reebok Certified Fitness Professional as well as YouTube Video Blogger. She has done MBA and Marketing from Nirma University and she holds a Bachelors in Psychology from St.Xaviers College, Ahmedabad.

Sapna Vyas patel presented her story and said “Help people and make your brand”.

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She lost 33 kg weight in the span of 1 year and thereafter decided to spread fitness awareness by using the social media platform for free. Her video showing her story of weight loss has been viewed over a million times across the globe on YouTube.

At Last Creator of the famous and known internet channel “TheViralFever” or “The Qtiyapa” , IITian Mr.Anurabh Kumar came on the stage and shared his story.

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After creating a niche in Branded Content and Production services for clients like Colgate, Aviva, Johnson & Johnson, Nicorette, & Infibeam.com etc, Arunabh kumar, the founder felt the need to create an Entertainment Network for the progressive Indian Youth, who were completely ignored by all the TV channels.

He presented very funny video of Anti-Load Campaign during an event.

Now TVF-ONE has become the BIGGEST entity under the TVF Umbrella and is the BIGGEST Brand in the country today for Digital Entertainment for youth., since its launch in 2012. He shared his success story with lots of entertainment.

I learnt the practiced and proven strategies for the Social Media market and I am very happy to have met REAL ‘sociallites’!

Became a Part of Mega Event DevFestAhmedabad 2013 by GDG Ahmedabad with Team Lets Nurture

Hello friends… I am very happy to write this blog and sharing some beautiful memories of last week’s Mega Event – DevFestAhmedabad 2013 held at IIM-Ahmedabad, Vastrapur by GDG Ahmedabad.

First write this blog I thanks to Ketan Raval who helped me to attend this event and I learning much more from speakers and developers who sharing their knowledge during this event. Here came more than 400 students & developers become a part of this event.

Devfestahm2013 tshirt

Lets Nurture – Design Sponsor of DevFestAhmedabad event and I went in morning with my TeamLets Nurture at IIM Ahmedabad. Here some event speakers came from different states of India and sharing their ideas to us. On Date 15th September 2013 it was day to celebrate 1st Happy Birthday of GDGAhmedabad.

with students and developers I took my place on seats and Ready for DevFestAhmedabad event. All developers Started tweeting with #DevFestAhm and #GDGahmedabad tags to win some cool prizes and make a trend on Twitter:)

Event started at 9:45 AM and First speaker Mr. Uttam Tripathi (Program Manager for developer Relations @Google India) gave a presentation to us about GDG Introductions and Program activities. They inspiring developers for making incredible apps and said support communities and inspire all developers and engage with them regular.

After,Mr. Paresh Mayani came on stage and talking about one year’s activities by GDG Ahmedabad and wish a Happy Birthday.

Next speaker Miss Kanan Rai (Strategic Acquisitions Manager @ Google India) gave a wonderful presentation to developers and talking about Mobile monetization: how to build an app business. After her presentation i know that india is now 3rd market globally in terms of number of smartphones and 121 million mobile internet users.

Next speakers Mr. Riteish Ambastha (Director at iWillStudy.com) gave a presentation to developers about HTML5 Features and its Demo. During their session we remembered Steve Jobs with watching video with HTML 5 Video lesson.

And after coming on stage –Mr Prajyot Mainker (Manager, GOA Android User Group) came on stage and said- Hello, I am prajyot and I am not a terrorist:) and started to talking about Bootstrapping Mobile App Development services and sharing their ideas to us.

And at 12:30 Google Student Ambassadors –Brijesh patel, Vaibhavi Desai, and Harneetsingh Shital (who starting his presentation with say loudly I support Google and You??) speaked about GSA program and they make us aware about Google student Ambassadors program.

GDG AHMEDABAD

Before Lunch Everyone be a part of wish and celebrated Happy Birthday of GDG Ahmedabad with cutting cakes (with Paresh mayani, ketan raval, Riteish Ambastha, Mitesh sanghvi, Jaydeep parikh, amit panchal and many more..)and also we team lets nurture wearing colourful Glass during celebrations and feeling like  wearing GOOGLE GLASS:)

Jigsthanki.letsnurture

And after three hours of event, it’s Lunch time for Speakers and developers . we enjoyed lovely food like- Domino’s Pizza and cold drinks with friends.

After Lunch, it’s awesome Musical session for us by GDG Ahmedabad and Cool Guitarist -Rishikesh came on stage and he performed like ROCKSTAR with singing Romantic songs like – Gulabi aankhe jo teri dekhi and another songs like – Raabta (From Movie- Agent Vinod)& also singing superhit song from Movie – Aashiqui2- Tum hi ho!

Guitarist-Rishikesh

Next session started with speaker Jeyanthan(Organizer at GDG Chennai) talking about GIT & version control system (GIT is an open source, design for speed and efficiency developed by Linus Torvalds) and we learning lots of things and thanks for beautiful presentation.

And last Speaker’s Session start, Mr. Jaydeep parikh (CEO-TejsolPro) coming on stage and everyone excited about their presentations: How to Be Spartans of App Promotions and during their session they talking and share important tips to us and we know about Kick start (kick start: it’s part of development. no thinking about marketing) and SEO.

At last developers asked their questions to panel discussion team and take a Tea time and took a beautiful group pictures with developers.

#DevFestAhm and #GDGahmedabad these both #Hash tags are trend on Twitter during this event and thanks to social media team who make this mission successful.

Trend on Twitter

I learnt lots of things and back to home at 6:00PM.

Thanks to GDG Ahmedabad Team for this wonderful Event – Devfest2013 Ahmedabad.