The 15th edition of India Fashion Forum presented by the online retail major Snapdeal.com celebrated the biggest night of the Indian business of fashion felicitating its outstanding achievements in great style at the Images Fashion Awards (IFA 2015). The glittering evening was hosted by Bolywood actress Neha Dhupia.
The awards presentation was kicked off with Mr Kunal Bahl, CEO and Founder, Snapdeal.com presenting 12 honours to its channel partners and suppliers for their contribution in making Snapdeal one of India’s most iconic and successful online fashion retailers.
Introducing the awards Neha Dhupia said, “Snapdeal.com’s constant endeavour to celebrate the sellers on-board who tirelessly work with them to create an inimitable range of fashion products for their customers to choose from. ‘Snapdeal Awards’ is yet another step towards honouring them for their dedication and excellence”.
Snapdeal Awards to Channel Partners
Best Customer Service – Mr. Suresh Kumar
Most Wanted Seller Label – Mr. Bhavesh Navlakha
Long Term Contribution – Mr. Sanjay Dalmia
Fastest Growing Partner – Mr. Rakesh Agarwal
Woman Entrepreneur of the Year – Ms. Saumya Gupta
CSR – Neeraj Agarwal
Presenting the next set of Snapdeal honours, Neha informed that the Brand Category Awards recognize Snapdeal’s valuable partnerships with some of the country’s leading fashion brands! From gorgeous ethnic wear and fusion wear of Indian brands to the casual-genius carved by international high-street labels, Snapdeal’s brands go beyond just fashion; they are true assets. Snapdeal presented its most celebrated brands for the year 2014-15.
Snapdeal Awards to Brand Partners
BEST LONG TERM PARTNER – ITC Lifestyle Retailing
BEST NEW ENTRANT – Celio
MOST WANTED BRAND: MEN’S – Jack & Jones
MOST WANTED BRAND: WOMEN’S – Biba
FASTEST GROWING BRAND – PUMA
The last Snapdeal award for the evening honoured a company that many would see as a rival, but Snapdeal saw it as an ode to a remarkable retailer!
MOST PROMISING RETAILER – SHOPPERS STOP
Attended by the top honchos and celebrities the Images Fashion Awards (IFA) saw some enthralling performances by UK Vocalist Cara Jane Roberts followed by a dance musical depicting the evolution in fashion and its subtle imprints on personalities by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore. The entertainment also included a comedy act by none other than Vinay Pathak.
“Fashion in India has come of age and Images Fashion Awards recognises the continuing evolution of the industry’s most dynamic and forward-looking brands every year,” said IFA Chief Convenor, Amitabh Taneja.