The event combining the segments of technology, design and workspaces saw an impressive line-up of industry professionals on one stage in distinctively curated sessions held on February 17, 2023 at Jio World Trade Centre, BKC, Mumbai.
The event was a great success with the support of our esteemed sponsors and partners. Blox- the Presenting Partner for 5th Realty+ Proptech Conclave & Excellence Awards. Co- Partner- Stallion Buildtech and Event Associate - Strategic ERP. The 4th Edition of Realty+ Coworking Conclave & Excellence Awards was presented by 315 Work Avenue’. And the 7th Edition of Realty+ INEX Conclave & Excellence Awards was Co Partnered by Shyam Steel & Everest Industries Ltd.
The day’s proceeding began with the Proptech Conclave. The first panel discussion being on What’s Next for PropTech in 2023 was moderated by Shajai Jacob, MD & Country Head, ANAROCK Group Business Services (ApnaComplex & ANACITY. He said there is a huge scope for the PropTech Industry as there is great potential for investments in this sector. Aryaman Vir, Founder and CEO, MYRE Capital said Proptech companies need to have a clear roadmap. There is no dearth of capital in Proptech. Garima Bharadwaj, Co-Founder, Enlite expressed the need of creating solutions on bigger scale. Milind Changani, Co-Founder - Stallion Buildtech and Partner CY CORP spoke about developing platforma not just b2b but also b2c and Shivani Karia Jhaveri, Co-Founder & CMO, Blox said the investor’s interest was always on the need to scale up strategies of the start-ups.
The next session on Investing in PropTech – Opportunities & Pitfalls was moderated by Govind Rai, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Insomniacs who was of the view that Proptech as an eco-system has definitely seen much better traction in last one decade. Aditya Jhaveri, Co- Founder & CEO, Blox spoke about being the first platform to create multistakeholder usability on single transaction basis. Binitha Dalal, Founder and Managing Partner, Mt. K Kapital acknowledged the fact that Proptech is seeing prominence and awareness among people. Ramashrya Yadav, Founder & CEO Integrow Asset Management said in real estate there is no specific platform which focuses on the needs of the developers. Rohit Rajput, Former CEO, Max Asset Services, Max Estates said it had seen amazing enthusiasm from non-strategic investors, while Vivek Agarwal, Co-Founder & CTO - Square Yards said it is important to digitise the developer’s inventory.
The next is line was the Co-Working Conclave that begun with the first panel discussion on Future of CRE in Work from Anywhere Era moderated by Vishal, Executive Director, India Mentor – Workthere, Head Commercial Advisory and Transactions, Savills Property Services (India) Pvt Ltd. The panellist of this session were: Aryaman Vir, Founder and CEO, MYRE Capital. Kushalappa KP, Director & Practice Head -Total Workplace & Workforce Analytics, Strategic Consulting, Cushman & Wakefield India, Kunal Walia, Founder & CEO, Simpliwork Offices, Parthajeet Sarma, Sr. Associate - India & Workplace Productivity Strategist, Advanced Workplace Associates Ltd. Sumit Arora, Head - National Operations & Workplace Strategy, Consulting (India), CBRE. The panellists were of the opinion that people have evolved from traditional workspaces to distributed offices and employees are coming back. But there are certain number of amenities that have become a necessity.
The next session on Co-working Winning Strategy –Emerging Business Models was moderated by Audhesh Pandey, Head – Commercial, Retail & Emerging Business, Property & Asset Management, India. – JLL. The distinguished panellists of this session were: Aryoman Langrana, Senior General Manager, Transformation & Strategy, Coworks. Kushal Bhargava, Co-Founder, My Branch, Manas Mehrotra, Founder and Chairman 315Work Avenue, Managing Director NestaVera Group, Robin Chhabra, Founder & CEO, Dextrus, Sumit Lakhani, Deputy CEO, Awfis. They were of the view that the idea and the industry was non-existent in the late 90’s and the early 2000’s has grown in multitude and will see further fast track growth.
The concluding segment of the conclave was the INEX Conclave. The co first session on – “Design Trends 2023 – Traditional to Technology was moderated by Jimmy Mistry, Chairman & Managing Director, Della Group. The speakers of the session were -Aahana Miller, Principal Architect, ABM, Gaurav Sanghavi - Co-Founder - Pentaspace Design Studio, Khozema Chitalwala, Principal Architect and Designer, Designers Group, Nilabh Nagar, Senior Associate Architect, AHC - Architect Hafeez Contractor, Supriya Thyagarajan, Managing Principal, Executive Director, Perkins Eastman. They were of the opinion that embracing technologyis an on-going learning & innovating process. If you don’t want to be passee and stay ahead of the curve you need to have the balance between the new and the old.
The final session of the evening was on the topic ‘Room for Innovation – Products of Sustainability’ moderated by Ar Reza Kabul, President, ARK Reza Kabul Architects and the expert panellists of this discussion were- Arpita Roy Luthra, Head Marketing – Boards & Panels, Everest Industries Ltd, Dr. h.c Mario Schmidt, Managing Director, Lingel Windows & Doors Technologies Private Limited., Namrata Mehra, Head - Design, & Customer Centricity, Vikhroli, Lead – Sustainability, Godrej Properties, Samrat Kulkarni, Technical Design Consultant-VMZINC India. Shabbir Kanchwala, Chief Sustainability officer & Senior Vice President- Project Coordination, K Raheja Corp. The panellist were of the opinion that there is a room for innovation but it is important to perceive sustainability in today’s modern infrastructure with policy changes that can promote a greater switch towards development and consumption of sustainable products.
The evening reached its finale with the Red Carpet Walk of Winners of Realty+ Proptech & Coworking & INEX Excellence Awards 2023.
5th Realty+ Proptech Excellence Awards 2023 Winners -
PropTech Start-up of the Year - MYRE Capital And ALYF.
PropTech Emerging Brand of the Year- Enlite
PropTech Property Portal of the Year- Blox
PropTech Architectural Firm of the Year- DSP Design Associates
PropTech Mobile App of the Year- Gera Developments Private Limited- Gera World App and Planet Smart City for Planet SIM App
PropTech ERP Solution of the Year - Apna Complex
PropTech AI Application of the year - Insomniacs for Marketing Signal and StrategicERP
PropTech Innovative Solution of the Year - Digitectura Technologies Pvt Ltd for Grydsense, Adani Realty for Codename Westbay and Stallion Buildtech LLP
Proptech Brand of the Year – Blox and NoBroker
PropTech Entrepreneur of the Year - Aryaman Vir, Founder & CEO, MYRE Capital and Gaurav Bali, Co-Founder, Enlite
PropTech CRM Solution of the Year- Insomniacs for Totality
Proptech Construction Technology of the Year- Stallion Buildtech
Proptech Women of the Year- Shivani Karia, Co-Founder & CMO, Blox
Proptech Young Icon of the Year- Aditya Javeri, Founder & CEO, Blox
4th Realty+ Coworking Excellence Awards 2023 Winners -
Co-Working Brand of Year – National- SmartWorks Co-Working Spaces Pvt. Ltd. And 315 Work Avenue.
Co-Working Brand of Year – Regional for West Zone- Dextrus
Co-Working Sustainable Space of the year- ClayWorks
Co-Working Marketing Initiative of the Year- CoWrks India Private Limited
Co-Working Firm for Managed Spaces- GoodWorks Spaces
Co-Working Space Design of the Year- Dextrus
Co-working Technology Innovation of the Year- SmartWorks Co-Working Spaces Pvt. Ltd
Co-working Leader of the Year – National- Kushal Bhargava, Co-Founder, MyBranch Services Pvt. Ltd
Co-Working Young Achiever of the Year – National- Neetish Sarda, Founder, SmartWorks Co-Working Spaces Pvt. Ltd
Co-Working Woman of the Year – National- Parul Thakur, Senior Vice President & Business Head, CoWrks India
7th Realty+ INEX Excellence Awards 2023
Brand of the year award for Bath Designs – Sanitaryware- Cera Sanitaryware Limited
Brand of the Year for Water Technologies – Pipes- Prince Pipes & Fittings Ltd
Brand of the Year for Boards & Laminates- Everest Industries and Century Plyboards (India) Ltd
Brand of the Year for Electric Solutions - Switch & Switchgear- GM Modular, For Wires & Cables and Polycab India Limited
Brand of the Year for Roofing & Ceiling Ideas – Roofings- Saint Gobain Roofing Shingles and Charminar Roofing Sheets and Charminar Roofing Sheets
Brand of the Year for Steel & TMT - Shyam Steel Manufacturing Ltd
Brand of the Year for Flooring Ideas - Tiles & Ceramics - Orient Bell Tiles Limited For Stones & Marbles Earthen Pearl
Brand of the Year for Cement & Concrete – AAC Blocks - Birla Aerocon AAC Blocks
Brand of the Year for Construction Chemicals and Construction Chemicals - TikiTar Danosa India Pvt Ltd And for Adhesives Bostik India Pvt Ltd
Brand of the Year for Glass & Facades – Facades - VM Zinc India Pvt Ltd
Brand of the Year for Dream Kitchens -Modular Kitchen - Kutchina Home Makers And for Kitchen Sinks & Accessories and Shri Navkar Metals
Brand of the Year for Fenestration – Windows - Lingel Windows & Doors Technologies Pvt Ltd and For Doors Fenesta Building Systems
Brand of the Year for Building Automation - Home Automation - Lutron
Brand of the Year for Elevators & Escalators- Schindler India and Victora Lifts
Brand of the Year for Wall Finishes - Birla HIL Putty
Brand of the Year for Furniture - Office Furniture - Featherlite
Brand of the Year for Architectural Hardware & Fittings - Dorset Industries Pvt Ltd.
Sustainable Product of the Year - TikiTar Danosa India Pvt Ltd and Everest Industries Ltd
Innovative Product of the Year – Featherlite and RIPPL Lighting
Product Launch of the Year - Lingel Windows & Doors Technologies Pvt Ltd and BuildTrack
Luxury Product of the Year- Marble Centre International
Emerging Brand of the Year- RIPPL Lighting
Popular Brand of the Year- Fenesta Building Systems and Polycab India Limited
Trusted Brand of the Year - Saint Gobain Roofing Shingles
OOH Campaign of the Year -Tata Structura – for Campaign name Pragati
Television Campaign of the Year - Polycab India Limited - & Extra Safe Polycab Green Wire. For Campaign name ‘Aapke Sapno ko Rakhe Safe’
Marketing Campaign of the Year -Cera Sanitaryware Limited – For the Campaign This is Your Space. Play It
- Mobile App of the Year - Orient Bell Tiles Limited
Website of the Year - SpaceMantra
CSR Excellence Awards - Bostik India Pvt Ltd and Shyam Steel Manufacturing Ltd
Marketer of the Year - Saurabh Bansal - Joint Managing Director, Dorset Industries Pvt Ltd
CXO of the Year - Keshav Bhajanka - Executive Director, Century Ply
Watch the full event at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mB-QzSZ7EDk