Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, June 23:
The smart city witnessed a grand event where homegrown brands of the state were applauded and appreciated in a gala event recently.‘Brands of Odisha’ was organized by ‘Odisha Live’, a web channel in the state. It felicitated organizations who have their roots here and are making a name globally. Awards in different categories were given to reputed brands of Odisha for their global quality, outstanding customer connect and commitment towards the society at large.
The center of attraction was the talk show by legendary Ad-Guru Prahlad Kakar who regaled the audience with his experiences and anecdotes from the advertising world. He stressed on the important aspects of how to make Odisha a global brand and emphasized on involving the young people who could promote the state.
“Odisha has got more potential than Goa but unfortunately the state has failed to utilize its treasures,” he commented. “ The strong point of this place from the tourists point of view is the stable government which has been heading the state for such a long period of time ,” he added. Reputed corporates, agencies and guests had an interesting inter- active session with Kakar who shared his perspectives on how to break the barriers and make brand ‘Odisha’ felt worldwide.
NALCO received an award for ‘Emerging Global Brand of Odisha’. Eminent personalities from different corporates and agencies were also felicitated at the function.