Bhubaneswar: Xpressions 2018, the management cultural fest of XIMB, one of the biggest Management-Cultural fest of India, is a three-day extravaganza which is scheduled to take place from 16th to 18th November 2018.
With just 3 days to go for the fest to kick start, the college is gearing up for a bunch of multi-faceted business competitions that are the primary attraction of any management fest and a big part of the college’s legacy. Alongside these, Xpressions will host a variety of classical and contemporary cultural events that will serve as the perfect platform to showcase one’s artistic skills.
The very first day of the fest covers XIMB-MUN, which is conducted by SpeakUp, the oratory club of XIMB, Vriddhi, a CSR Action Plan competition by Social Responsibility Cell of XIMB, Resonance, a business simulation game conducted by X-Sys, the Systems association of XIMB. It also covers AD VALOREM, conducted by X-Seed, the entrepreneurial association of XIMB, Fincaso, a case study competition conducted by X-Fin, the finance association of XIMB, Nirnay, a business simulation game conducted by X-Ops, the operations association of XIMB, and MAXIM Mela, a business research event conducted by MAXIM, the marketing association of XIMB. The first day also covers Sportscom Fantasy League, a bidding contest conducted by SportsCom, the sports committee of XIMB. Apart from these, the first day is filled with a plethora of cultural events like Aaghaz, a street play competition, and Carnival De Vogue, the fashion show, which shall be conducted by X-Stage, the cultural committee of XIMB. The day is also filled with events like Zorb it Out, a zorb football event which shall be conducted by International Relations Committee, and Paint @ XIMB, a painting competition organized by SPIC MACAY, XIMB Chapter. The evening is packed with an electrifying performance by Zephyrtone and a laughter overdose session with stand-up comedian Gaurav Kapoor.
The second day is prepared to host the remaining rounds of XIMB-MUN, AD VALOREM, Vriddhi, and MAXIM Mela. To add to these, the second day is filled with some of the most awaited business events like Trade Wars, a trading simulation game organized by X-Fin, Maven, conducted by CONSTRAT, the consulting and strategy association of XIMB, Case Connect, a national level case study competition conducted by X-Sys, Vakritva, conducted in a collaborative effort by SpeakUp and Social Responsibility Cell, Aarohan, a case study competition organized by X-Ops. The day is also filled with informal events like Flight of Fancy, organized by LitSoc, the Literature Society of XIMB, and Virasat, a classical competition held by SPIC MACAY, XIMB Chapter. The day will also continue another round of Zorb it Out, where the zorbing event is scheduled throughout the day. The second day also hosts Jack of All Trades, a case study and simulation competition organized by the Gaming Committee of XIMB. Decibelz, the most awaited war of bands is scheduled on the second day of Xpressions’18. The evening is set for a jam-packed performance by the band Moongphali.
The third and the final day of Xpressions’18 is set to host the final rounds of AD VALOREM, Zorb it Out, MAXIM Mela, and Jack of All Trades. MPower, a marketing-based business event conducted by MAXIM, and Inquizzitive, the flagship quiz event organized by XQuizzite, the quizzing committee of XIMB are scheduled to take place on the third day. The final day is also packed with informal events like Lensation, an inter-college photography competition organized by X-Lens, the photography association of XIMB, Pratibimb, a face painting competition held by SPIC MACAY, XIMB Chapter, The Final Cut, a short movie competition organized by IlluminatiX, the Media & PR Cell of XIMB. Thirkan, the dancing competition organized by X-Stage is also scheduled to take place on the final day of Xpressions. Finally, the three days of extravaganza will conclude with Celeblitz, the celebrity night of Xpressions.
These 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.
Last year Xpressions had witnessed the ravishing performance by Farhan Akhtar. Performing for the very first time in Bhubaneswar, not just XIMBians, but also the whole of Bhubaneswar awaited his performance. This year, XIMB awaits to host Sunidhi Chauhan for the live performance on Celeblitz, the Celebrity Night.