Xpressions, the annual fest of XIMB, one of the biggest Management-Cultural fest India, is a three-day extravaganza is scheduled to take place from 16th to 18th November 2018. Xpressions plans to reach out to the best minds of business schools to test their business acumen as well as their zeal and vigor towards life. The three days are packed with business simulation games, cultural activities, fun field games, art exhibitions, and much more. Taking a break from their hectic schedules, Xpressions offers the students one of a kind experience to refresh and rejuvenate them.
X-Athon and X-Enable are conducted every year as a prelude to Xpressions. X-Athon and X-Enable was successfully conducted on 7th October 2018. The theme for this year’s X-Athon, a 10k marathon, “Let’s sweat out the Depression” was to promote awareness about mental health, and inspire people to lead healthier and more active lives. X-Enable was conducted by Social Responsibility Cell, XIMB is a sports event organized for specially abled children. It encouraged them to push their limits and prove their mettle in the field.
With 30 more days to go, here are the events, which are scheduled to make Xpressions memorable. Veritable business acumen is required to do well in the corporate world, and Xpressions gives the perfect platform to test one’s managerial skills. The different business events include Case Connect (National Level Case Study Competition), Inquizzitive (Flagship Quizzing Competition), Maven (a National-Level Case Study Competition, organized by Constrat: the strategy association), MPower (A Marketing based Business event), Nirnay (Online Simulation Game), Trade Wars (Trading Simulation Game), Vakritva (A SRC and Speak Up featured event), Vriddhi (A CSR Action Plan Competition), XIMB MUN(UN Simulation Competition by SpeakUp, the Oratory Club).
Amidst all the case competitions, the students engage in a horde of cultural competitions organized on all the three days and showcase their creative talents. Decibelz, the War of Bands brings with it rock music, and keeps the crowd enthralled. Goonj, the solo singing competition and Thirkan, the dance competition gets out the best in students. Aaghaz, the Nukkad Natak event shows real emotions, leaving the crowd moved. Carnival De Vogue, the Fashion Show competition, with the objective of imbibing fashion in not just in clothes and dresses but in the way we think and the way we live. Other events include Paint@XIMB (The Painting Competition), Pratibimb (The Face Painting Competition), Viraasat (Classical Competition), Flight of Fancy (A literary event) and MAXIM Mela.
Last year Xpressions was graced by a live performance by Farhan Akhtar on the Celebrity Night. Performing for the very first time in Bhubaneswar, not just XIMBians, but also the whole of Bhubaneswar awaited his performance. It was a starry night, adding another feather to the cap of all the previous glorious Xpressions. Taking the promise of an even more entertaining evening, this year XIMB awaits to host Sunidhi Chauhan on Celebrity Night, Celeblitz. Just 30 more days left for the grand event.
All the cultural and business events foster the soul of Xpressions, undoubtedly one of the biggest management & cultural fest of India; giving a platform to the leaders of tomorrow to showcase their ability to take on formidable challenges today.
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