The ANOKHI POWER Summit and The ANOKHI POWER Ball 2018 rolled out the red carpet to welcome some of the world’s most renowned South Asian names in the areas of music, business, technology, media, glamour and crusader, at the Sheraton Center Hotel in the heart of Downtown Toronto, on Saturday November 3rd, 2018. A star studded summit and a masquerade ball was organized to commemorate 15 years of the brand.
The day began with a scrumptious VIP networking buffet breakfast In the Ballroom of Sheraton Hotel, while the Ballroom foyer showcased vendor booths by Free-Them, T-Fal, Chef Harminder, Rubicon, The Gupta Group, Cake-Olicious and JB Party Halls.
The ANOKHI POWER Summit 2018 began with Founder & CEO Raj Gir in welcoming the ANOKHI MEDIA team on the stage, and thanking them for their contributions in building the brand. She also spoke about her vision for the ANOKHI brand, its evolution over the course of 15 years, and her decision to bring together all the current brand properties into the ‘ANOKHI EMPOWER ME’campaign to commemorate the milestone 15 year anniversary.
Charity organization Free-Them’s founder and CEO Shae Invidiata spoke on the initiative’s dedication to raising awareness and funds to abolish human trafficking in Canada and abroad by partnering with people, organizations, & businesses to fight human trafficking. ANOKHI Magazine’s Editor-In-Chief Hina Ansaritalked about The ANOKHI POWER List 2018, and the idea behind 50 time-released profiles over a course of 30 days (leading up to the event), celebrating the success stories of South Asians that have made a great impact in the global environment over the past 15 years.
The Summit then moved on to the following segments, awards presentations and fireside chats.