Sunday, September 19, 2010

India:PAF organizes вЂCareers - Growth Path in Creative Industries’


Pearl Academy of Fashion, one of the leading fashion institutes recently organized an interactive and unique workshop on “Careers - Growth Path in Creative Industries” in its campus premises for school counsellors and teachers. The workshop was organized to discuss the growth opportunities in creative Industries and how to guide the students about making careers in these industries.

The workshop was attended by more than 50 counselors and teachers from Delhi/ NCR region. Counselors and faculty members from schools like St. Thomas school, Mater Dei convent school, Delhi International School and Cambridge Foundation’s were among the participants to name a few.

Ms. Sanya Dhir, Director, Karol Bagh Saree House, Mr. Atul Sangwan, Partner, Abhivyakti, a renowned Export House, Ms. Ritika Gupta, Fashion Designer, Gaurav & Ritika Fashion Label and Ms. Aastha Garg, famous Fashion Business Consultant were the main speakers at the workshop.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Vinod Shanbhag, Academic Advisor, Pearl Academy of Fashion said, “This unique workshop is a good platform to share and discuss the new opportunities emerging in the creative industries. India is now becoming a hub for the creative industries like fashion and accessories which is fetching more jobs opportunities in this field. I hope this interactive workshop will bring out many new aspects which will help the participants in the near future.”

Mr. Atul Sangwan, Partner, Abhivyakti, an export house said, “Today, India is a favorite destination for the global players as far as the creative industry is concerned. We have an edge over other countries, as far as the manufacturing cost is concerned. Players in the Indian creative industry, today, are exporting their products globally. Parents should allow the new generation to take up challenging careers like fashion and see them reaching new heights.”

The prominent speakers shared their rich experience, expertise and knowledge in their respective field of this creative industry and made the participants aware of the opportunities for shaping up careers in various streams of fashion business. They had a great interactive session and welcome their vision & thoughts about the same. 

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