MUMBAI: EEMAX Awards, the second edition of industry awards held at ITC Grand Maratha in Mumbai on August 28-29, felicitated excellence in the area of event and activation. The awards ceremony was the culmination of the two-day event and Encompass Events and Wizcraft took home the most golds at EEMAX 2010.
A total of 67 awards in 22 categories were given out to 25 events and activation agencies. In all, 20 gold, 21 silver and 26 bronze awards were handed out at the ceremony.Encompass Events took home the most number of golds, four in all. It also won two bronzes, winning six awards in all. Wizcraft International won seven awards -- including three gold, two silver and two bronze.
Actors Anil Kapoor and Dia Mirza, who were present at the ceremony, gave the 'Special Contribution to Event Management industry' award to the founders of Wizcraft, Sabbas Joseph, Viraf Sarkari and Andre Timmins. The legendary lighting designer, Tapas Sen was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously, which was received by his son. Stand-up comedian and actor, Vir Das and his group provided hilarious moments throughout the event.