National Institute of Event Management (NIEM) was formed to cater to the growing needs of the huge multi-dimensioned Event Management Industry in India.
Event Management is done at a very huge scale in India.We have the greatest stage and television shows in the world. The growth of sophisticated and mega companies have bought forth a spurt of Meetings, Seminars, Exhibitions, Conferences, Product launches and all have to be a matter of class and style. Then come the celebrity shows, international artists shows, shows for a cause, road shows, competitions and you name it and India has it. In India even personal functions like Marriages and Birthday parties have become such important social matters, that they have to be managed professionally.
Research showed that there was no formalized education to teach Event Management. Event management companies found that they had to spend a lot of time in training personnel and they would lose a perfectly trained person to competitor for a better bait. Companies found that their executives lacked expertise to handle events, and hence a growing need was left, to have a formalized training in Event Management. If it could be done in Advertising and Marketing, in Communications and Public Relations. Why not Event Management? But it was not so easy because Event Management encompasses all; it includes organizational skills, Technical and Production knowledge, P. R., Marketing, Advertising, Catering Logistic, Décor, Glamour industry, Human Relations, Study of Law and Licenses, Risk Management, Budgeting, Study of Allied lines like Television and other Medias, and the list just does not end here. So it took a painstaking three years research by Dr. Hoshi Bhiwandiwalla and his team to start a course on Event Management.
The course was started with an aim to:-
1. Produce trained and qualified work force for the event and entertainment industry.
2. Create a new class of Event Managers, Event Co-ordinators and Consultants.
3. To bring India on a higher footing in the Events Industry.
4. To constructively utilize the talents of our youngsters towards one of the fastest growing industry. (it grows at 30%)
This gave birth to National Institute of Event Management (NIEM) an autonomous institute to teach Event Management, which readily got overwhelming support from the Media (Print & Satellite) Event Industry, Entertainment Industry & Students.
National Institute of Event Management (NIEM) enters its 10th year from June 2009. In six short years besides being the first institute in Asia to start Event Management as a study, NIEM has gone a long way in its achievement list. The National Institute of Event Management founded in April 2000 after a detailed four year research by Dr. Hoshi Bhiwandiwalla a winner of Rajiv Gandhi Rashtriya Ekta Award for excellence in Education (A National honour for bringing Event Management as a study in India) along with a dozen other state and National level awards, has many positive credits attached to it.
The main creditentails of NIEM is that the Institute has a credible brand name in Event and educational circles all over the world, based on honest research and involvement with the Event Industry, it has solid foundations. The world class faculty is unmatched; The elite guest speakers like Bharat Dabholkar, Mohmad Moorani, Dr. Rakesh Sinha, Dr. Mayekar, Mr. Parigi, Mr. Devraj Sanyal, Mr. Vivek Singh and many other cream event personalities have no comparison. The institutes sends its students for training to over 700 events in year including the fabulous Femina, Filmfare, Zee Cine Awards, Gladrags, Screen, Mumbai Marathon, Ad Asia, Abby, Femina Bridal Show etc. If this perennial list is not enough NIEM does in-house events, a sports meet, a roaring party, Annual Day, the Event Manager of the Year Award jointly with the prestigious Education Times (it is the only award function of its type in the country), College Idol and beauty pageant Mr. & Ms. University which will teach NIEM students to organize a mega class event. These in-house events give NIEM students a real edge with on-hands event experience on huge events which makes the event organizational skills of NIEM students unchallenged in the country. With all this rich experience NIEM students get easily placed and many form their own successful event management companies.
NIEM students are the only ones who are taught the technology to form event companies. NIEM has air-conditioned class room, use of modern teaching aids, a huge specialized Event Library (largest Event Library in India), plus a lot of simulated Events.
It has association with reputed organizations like CII, EMAI, FICCI, Ad Club, and is the only one in the country to be recognized by the International Special Events Society (ISES) and International Festival and Events Association (IFEA) and now Regency Institute of Tafe (Govt. of South Australia), also the only one to teach international events. It is the only institute to appear on Foreign website for world rankings in Events.
It is the only one in India to have an Event Research cell called NIEM’s Hilla Bhiwandiwalla Event Research Centre. NIEM has centres at Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Jaipur, Indore, Surat, Rajkot, Baroda and Ahmedabad. If you are the type who is street smart, dynamic, crazy about events, want to be famous, make a lot of hard earned money and on a look out for a honest institute that actually delivers, to make you the “Event Personality” you dreamt to be The National Institute of Event Management beckons you.