New Delhi, 4th May 2017: Pearl Academy, India’s leading institution in design, fashion, creative businesses and media showcased path breaking ideas of more than 200 students from its School of Creative Business’ at Pearl Portfolio 2017. Pearl Portfolio is the annual graduating event of Pearl Academy where students from the graduating batch showcase their work to the industry. Eminent guest of honour at the event were Mr Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation and Padma Bhushan Dr M B Athreya, Indian Author, Educationist & Management Advisor.
The event also witnessed presentations by students on the unique business themes such as ‘innovation in children wear’ and ‘creative marketing strategy for the millennials’. These presentations showcased the creative thinking and innovative approach these students have to business management. The event also hosted a thought provoking panel discussion with industry experts on the ‘effects of demonetization on the fashion and luxury business’.
Appreciating the bright ideas from the students, Mr. Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation said, “I am delighted to see the student work and their creative business ideas. The creative business and luxury market offers huge potential for these students to be successful in their chosen domains. This generation of budding entrepreneurs is thinking about building a global size business and have those benchmarks. It is important to plan scalable business ideas to succeed. I am sure with all the brilliant training and education that you have got at Pearl Academy, all of you will play a significant role in what we call as making of a ‘New India’.
“I am really happy to see the ideas that students have showcased today. For last 23 years, our students have made us proud by shining in their respective creative domains. Our expectations of this graduating batch are no different and I am sure that all of them will create a niche for themselves in the industry. We wish them all the very best.” said Prof Nandita Abraham, CEO, Pearl Academy said
Pearl Academy, India’s leading institution in design, fashion, creative businesses and media has been a catalyst for success of the students across creative industries for over two decades. With a legacy of 23 years, Pearl Academy offers over 30 uniquely designed under-graduate, post-graduate and professional development pathway through its campuses in Delhi NCR (East & West), Jaipur and Mumbai. Its reputation of preparing ‘Industry ready’ professionals has been recognized by leading fashion, retail and design brands, which has helped in establishing a healthy track record of over 95 per cent placement for the last three years. Its path-breaking alliances with renowned bodies such as the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID) have ensured that its faculty and students get an exclusive access to ‘industry in the classroom’.
The institution was ranked as the best private fashion college in India for the fourth consecutive year by India Today – AC Nielson survey, The Week- Hansa Survey and Outlook – Drshti Survey. Academy was awarded the ‘Best Design Institute in India’ 2016 and 2017 by industry body ASSOCHAM. Jaipur campus of the academy was ranked as one of the most beautiful college campuses in India by India Today. The institution was also awarded as ‘Best Education Brands 2017’ in Fashion Design Category by The Economic Times. Pearl Academy is a member of Laureate International Universities network, a global network that has presence in 25 countries, serving more than one million students. The Academy is also closely associated with renowned global institutions such as London College of Fashion (England), Domus Academy (Italy), Media Design School (New Zealand) and NABA (Milan) amongst many others. For more information, please visit: www.pearlacademy.com