A unique Music concert is lined up for the city of Chennai, Scheduled to happen on 1st of May, 2010, at Escapade, OMR, Chennai. The event is organized by: RangDe, and performance will be by Vasu Dixit lead Music Band: Swarathma
Rang De is a web-based social initiative that supports rural micro-entrepreneurs from low income households with cost-effective loans to either set up or run a business. Through its online lending platform called www.rangde.org, the organization enables individuals to lend small sums of money to micro-entrepreneurs from low income households.
Above: Ram and Smita, founders of RangDe, delegates of Cerebrate.in
Special Invitee – Ms. Waheeda Rehman has graciously agreed to attend the event. Ever since she learnt about Rang De in December last year she has been an active supporter.
Swarathma is a popular Bangalore based music group (www.swarathma.com). They sing songs born of pain and pleasure, joys and sorrows, rain and shine, of hope that lifts hearts out of despair, of life as we know it today. The 6 member band has performed in cities across India and abroad. With a great combination of folk instruments and lyrics that can touch the listener’s soul, the band has very graciously agreed to support Rang De.
Above: Vasu Dixit of Swarathma Band
Music is known to get people together and the Rang De Concert aims to do just that and reach out to people – to spread the word about microcredit and Rang De. The concert will be a fundraiser cum an awareness event. We are looking for sponsors who will join hands with us to achieve this mission.
Probably for the first time the event will be held amidst an organic farm and an eco-friendly restaurant in the heart of OMR, bordering the backwaters of the Muthukadu Lake near Thoraipakkam. We hope that this venue will help us in significantly reducing the carbon footprint of the event.
Here’re the event details, Mark your calendar.
Date: 01 May 2010, Saturday
Time: 6.00 pm to 8.30 pm
Venue: Escapade, Okyampettai, Thuraipakkam, OMR, Chennai
Since this is a Mumbai based event, would be easier if you live in Mumbai.
Here are some of the advantages you can look forward to.
1) You will be given the official blogger/tweeter status.
2) You, ofcourse, get a free entry to the event. You save some decent money.
3) By having the official status, you get an easier access to the speakers and key dignitaries. Better Schmoozing.
4) We will publish your profile, photo, link to your blog & Twitter account on the blog.
Here’s what is required of you.
1) We’d request you to have a laptop with a datacard. There would be Wi-Fi at the 5-star hotel but we have often had trouble with it. Best to have a data-card as backup.
2) You will be part of a very active team who will be live blogging and live tweeting the event. We will split various responsibilities between us and take on the task. Attention to details and ability to capture the key essence of what the speaker is saying is important.
Its fun working together as a team.
3) We will give you access to the official blog and office Twitter account of IAMAI. In addition to writing on the official accounts, you are welcome to blog on your personal blogs and twitter as well.
We are the official Social Media Partners for IAMAI and we constantly look out for interesting people to join the live blogging team. A kickarse team did a pretty good coverage at the National Security & Digital Technology Conference in Delhi.
If you enjoyed yourself doing a good job, you stand a good chance of coming in more often to such events.
Sounds interesting? Do send an email to Kiruba[@]Kiruba.com or call 09841597744. While emailing, do send across links to your blog, twitter and Linkedin profile. Look foward.
As you’re aware, Sandhosh Kumar has begun his journey towards Everest Base Camp, from where he’ll be climbing the mighty Mount Everest.
We’re proud to be associated with Sandhosh on his journey. Please stay tuned to his blog- Climb Everest with Me and facebook page for regular updates. The blog is already updated with first 3 days of activities.
Here’re some photos Sandhosh has shared from his initial few days…
As Social Media Club, Chennai gears up for its first event, BusinessBlogging is proud to get associated with SMCChennai.
Tomorrow, on 3rd of April, SMC is organizing a session on “Successful Social Media Marketing”. Social Media the buzz word in the modern marketing era is now rejoicing its heavy space in India. Chennai has the community of good no of active bloggers, technical mavens and virtual enthusiasts can now celebrate the essence of active Social Media Club and its various knowledge sharing sessions.
10.30 AM 11.00 AM Networking and High Tea
11.00 AM 12.00 PM Session 1 by Speaker 1
12.00 PM 01.00 PM Session 2 by Speaker 2
1.00 PM – Lunch and Networking
Kiruba Shankar, Sorav Jain, Raja Sekar, Sandeep Varma , reachable on 9791134451
Speaker 1:Krish Ashok
Krish Ashok is an architect who has worked with TCS clients on several projects. He is
currently exploring strategies and implications of bringing Web 2.0 into the
enterprise. His interests include DIY web, Social networking in large
enterprises and Collaboration. He is also a quizzing freak and a
violinist/guitarist. Mr. Krish will share with us the importance of being
technically sound in Social Media Marketing. You can follow him on twitter and
engage with him at www.twitter.com/krishashok
Speaker 2:Ramabadran Narayananis
Ramabadran Narayananis the Co-founder of 20:20 Media. He brings with him over 40 years of
experience in multinational marketing to 20:20 MEDIA. He was the CEO at GUM
India Ltd. and Indian Food Fermentations Ltd. He has earlier worked with
Coca-Cola, Nestle and Rediffusion. He is a post graduate from Indian Institute
of Management, Calcutta. Mr. Narayanan will share with us the connectivity between
journalism and Social Media.
Book your Tickets @ : http://eventnu.com/beta/socialmedia.php?id=5871 (Just few seats left)
We would be glad if you can help us spread the message by Tweeting (Hashtag: #SMCChn), Blogging and Sharing the link on your LinkedIn and Facebook accounts.
* Note: For members who have RSVP their presence as ‘Attending’ please purchase the ticket or give me a confirmation call at 9791134451 in order to book your seat.