Angadi 2018, the grand shopping festival, is the proud brain child of meticulous planning and months of hard work from tomorrow’s bureaucrats – Students of KCT Business School. Angadi 2018 was a three day fun filled extravagant shopping experience from January 5-8, 2018 at Prozone Mall, Coimbatore. The student driven event from forecasting, planning, organizing , selling was a huge success both amongst the students and the people of Coimbatore. For the first time Angadi , the annual shopping fest of KCT Business school was held outside the campus and invited other colleges to participate and showcase their entrepreneurial & management skills. Partnering with the “Big Guns” of the city such as Kovai Vizha, Radio City 91.1 -The city’s favourite radio channel, Poorvika Mobiles, Ola Cabs, Naturals Hair Saloon, Coca Cola, Paytm, ABT Sakthi Group, Grasp, Honda and a lot more eminent players in the current market, the event was a mega success.
The event was inaugurated by Mr. Nawin Krishna R.G. ( Ideator and Organizer of well-known start-ups like Payanam and Rowthra, The Youth Forum) and Mr. Mohan Raja (Managing Partner, Grasp Clothing) The event witnessed a footfall of 55,428 with 70+ stalls. The 3 day shopping carnival also had a number of events each day focusing on a closely segmented group of audience. On day 1 of Angadi events such as Thirankalam (talent show for the youngsters) and an action packed Treasure Hunt for the audience was conducted. There were many events organized for children, coll4ege goers and family. More than 25 students actively participated in Varnam a drawing competition and won prizes. Many walk-ins participated in One minute challenge and 30 Seconds challenge, where participants had an opportunity to prove their talent. Students of KCT Business School exhibited their products in the stalls and strategized many marketing techniques by offering combos in food items and attracted customers and learned the real world marketing and sales. At the end of the third day, the organizers were honoured at the Valedictory Function. Sponsors, organizers, participants were honoured with certificates and awards. Awards were given to stall owners for the Best Visual Merchandisers, Best Sales Promotion, Best Personal Seller. Mr.O. Arumugasamy, Chairman – Senthil Group of Companies, Mr. Benedict John, Director- Lifespring Healthplus India Pvt Ltd., Director- Manikam Radiators Pvt. Ltd. Gave away the prizes. This event was planned and executed by the Student Association of KCT Business School.