Program

Welcome Remarks
Ms Uzma Showkat, MD Indi Design Srinagar
shall welcome the speakers, delegates and
guests and introduce Mixin

Short Speech by a special guest

Speeches

Role of Marketing in Business
Vimal Sumbly
, Managing Director India
Triumph Motorcycles, UK

Role of Design in Small Industries
Shashank Mehta, Design Clinic, Senior Faculty
National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

How Consumer behaviour effects business
Ajay Gupta, Retail Design Expert, Delhi

New approaches to packaging
Deepak Manchanda, Packaging Expert Firstouch, Delhi

Why Brand is the Business
Sudhir Sharma, CEO INDI Design, Pune

Uzma Showkat, Managing Director, INDI Srinagar

Host of the program –
INDI Design Srinagar, headed by Uzma Showkat.
Uzma Showkat is the Managing Director of INDI Srinagar – first such international Design, Brand and Innovation consultancy in J&K region. 
She is also co-founder/organizer of ‘Kashmir Art Quest’- an organization formed to promote local creative talent and provide artists, designers, and photographers with a platform to showcase their work.
She did her Masters in Retail Experience Design from National Institute of Design, after a bachelor degree in Furniture and Interior design. She worked at Delhi, Bangalore and Pune before setting up Indi-Srinagar in 2012.
She aims to start a ‘Design revolution’ in Jammu and Kashmir region, by bringing global design practices for local businesses, industry and talent.