The EDI Alumni Association Saga
Henry Ford once said that ‘’Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress & working together is success’’. The EDI Alumni Association is based on the very same genesis. The Association aims to nurture the spirit of entrepreneurship among its members and community at large. The Alumni Association is a large group representing EDI students across India who are making strides in various sectors like manufacturing, services & not-for-profit enterprises.
The Alumni Association comprises of 900+ members & with each passing year, more members are getting added to it. The association is the gateway to connect with alma mater & to the large enterprising community of Entrepreneurs. Some of the members have made their presence felt in the industry with their endless efforts. The community is proud to have its members like
1) Sumit Grover
Sumit has always fancied himself as an entrepreneur & hence he joined EDI to pursue his dream. His father a renowned steel consultant was his inspiration. Sumit is a first generation manufacturer and his company ‘Vinod International Ltd’ is making global footprints under his able leadership.
2) Priti Bhatia
She joined EDI with a promise to herself that she would devote her time completely to learning all that it takes to be a successful business person. Priti is MD of a designer diamond jewellery brand, Awesome Sparkles. She was also conferred with the ‘Best Woman Entrepreneur Award’ from Gem & Jewellery Trade Council of India.
3) Abhar Patel
Shlok Group is a leading real-estate developer of Ahmedabad with interest in landmark commercial & residential projects. He credits his success to the theoretical & practical insights he gained through PGDM-BE course at EDI. The community is proud to have members like them.
The alumni, who are face of institute & act as ambassadors of the institute, host an annual meet every year, where they share their experiences through various programmes, such as
Entre-Plexus: The annual alumni meet, wherein the intelligent minds meet to discuss their progress as successful entrepreneurs followed by a cultural show. It is one of its kind event wherein they review their current business plans & strategies and discusses further business opportunities.
Networking Summit: The summit aims at generating a forum where the alumni can network with each other by way of sharing their current and future business/career plans & hence can nurture a healthy business relationship with each other and
EDIAA Premier League: The sports meet where it invites all its alumni to participate in different sports activities, which rejuvenates & refresh the memories of togetherness. A night cricket tournament is also organised which brings the members together in a non-formal fashion & promotes healthy, informal interaction.
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