Xpressions, the annual business and cultural festival of XIMB, continued to keep its word on giving an experience #LikeNeverBefore. The liveliness and eagerness of participants and organizing committees continued on the final day of Xpressions. The day saw participation from over 2000 students, hailing from regions all over the country, in various cultural and business challenges. The event serves as a three day getaway for the students and faculty of XIMB, as well as from colleges across the country, from their mundane lives. The energy exhibited on the first two days of the event did not die down on the last day, and the XIMB campus was sprawling with people. Even as the world outside is seeing a considerable slowdown in commerce, the stalls in the field of XIMB were abuzz with activity.
Day 3 of Xpressions was a witness to various events ranging from Business Simulation games to cultural events. Spardha, which is a social entrepreneurship competition conducted by the Rural Managers Association of XIMB, ended with X-Dragons being the winners and Team CityZens Runners-Up. The two other events, Skill City and Gladiator, also saw huge participation. Gladiator, a flagship business game at XPRESSIONS, is a test of intellect, resilience, equanimity, and endurance to act and make fool proof business decisions by replicating real world management scenarios through interactive game plans, which the best brains in the country battle to conquer. Designed across various functions, in addition to analytical skills, these games demand careful strategizing and attention to detail from the participants. Skill City tests one of the most significant attributes in a manager i.e. Soft Skills. Going beyond the functional knowledge required in any business, it aims to strengthen the relevance of developing and maintaining the soft skills set. A perfect platform to flaunt your interpersonal skills, it is open to creativity and innovation with the basic aim to communicate your ideas, reform strategies to suit your team and nurture team spirit to emerge as a winner.
Viraasat showcases the Indian Tradition and Culture. A depiction of soulful music and classical dance, the event brought to light the best of the participants. Aaghaz, the nukkad-natak challenge, saw street play performances from students hailing from colleges from all over the country. Thirkan, the dance competition, also witnessed some energetic and powerful performances. Other events like Think Inside the Box and Dabbe Ke Andar Socho also the students putting heads together.
Finally, the curtains went down of Xpressions 2016 with Celeblitz, the celebrity night of Xpressions. The stage was honoured to host the magical trio of SEL- Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy who left the audience spellbound with their rendition of a wide array of songs- from foot tapping numbers to soulful melodies. The Euphoria was such that thousands of people flocked to the campus to witness the star performance. The anticipation that was palpable in the entire city for so many months was visibly gratified, as could be seen from the enthusiasm displayed by the crowd. Xpressions ’16 ended on a high note, and the effort put in by so many people made the event a grand success.