Harjit Sajjan is ANOKHI MEDIA’s Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Harjit Sajjan
Minister of National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Toronto, ON (Thursday October 25th, 2018) – ANOKHI MEDIA, North America’s leading South Asian entertainment & lifestyle media and events company is very pleased to announce the third group of personalities that will be attending the 15th anniversary event on November 3rd, 2018 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, a milestone being marked by the EMPOWER ME Campaign in support of the not-for-profit organization, Free-Them. Full details can be seen at the event’s official website: www.AnokhiAwards.com.
ANOKHI MEDIA’s 15th Anniversary Event is taking place in two segments:
9:00am – 5:30pm | Doors Open: 9:00am | Summit Begins: 10:00am

The ANOKHI POWER Awards 2018 + The ANOKHI POWER Summit 2018

  • 1st Ever Livestreamed Daytime Awards Show
  • Intimate On-Stage Panel & Fireside Conversations With Some Of The Power List Personalities + Q&A
  • Lunch + Snacks + Featured Drink Included
  • Cash Bar On Site
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Attire: Business Casual | 18+
9:00pm – 1:00am | 9:00pm – 11:00pm Red Carpet | 11:00pm – 12pm Live Musical Performances

The ANOKHI POWER Ball 2018

  • Red Carpet Media Reception
  • Live Musical Performances With Deejays
  • Food Station + Featured Drink Included
  • Cash Bar On Site
  • Theme: Diwali Masquerade | 21+
In commemoration of ANOKHI MEDIA’s 15 year milestone, the company is thrilled to announce the presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award for the very first time in its history. “The recipient is a decorated Canadian figure who has exemplified true global leadership as well as shown by example, how to honour one’s Country and one’s culture at the highest levels, while continuing to serve with humility“, said ANOKHI MEDIA’s CEO, Raj Girn.
The Hon. Harjit Singh Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of National Defence will be presented with ‘The ANOKHI POWER Award 2018’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Presented For Global Empowerment In The Advancement Of Leadership’. The award is brought to you by Canada’s most awarded air cargo airline, Cargojet.
Minister Sajjan will be providing a video acceptance speech and opening the Summit during the day with a few words of encouragement around the “ANOKHI EMPOWER ME” campaign. Raj Grewal, Member of Parliament for Brampton East, will be receiving the award on stage on behalf of the Minister.
Monika Deol
Legendary Media Personality & President Of STELLAR Beauty
[Speaker, Media Summit Segment]
“It is an absolute honour and pleasure to be included in this auspicious occasion, The ANOKHI POWER List 2018. I’m looking forward to the Summit discussion. Getting the context behind a story is where true insight and inspiration lies.The Ball will be glamourous and fun, and we all need more of that in our lives!”

Shama Hyder
CEO Of Zen Media & Best-Selling Author
[Speaker, Technology Summit Segment]
“I feel so grateful that ANOKHI has chosen me as one of their 2018 recipients. I am eagerly looking forward to sharing my journey, my lessons, and insights with the attendees of the Summit. A platform like ANOKHI affords me a unique opportunity to share my lessons en masse. And, of course, a red carpet walk is always a wonderful way to end any summit! ANOKHI knows just how to combine smarts and glamour!”
Mohit Rajhans
Principle & Creative Director, Think Start Inc.
[Host, Music Summit Segment]
“If you think of ANOKHI as one thing, it has to be evolution. The brand has constantly evolved as its audience has, without ever missing a beat. Everything from ANOKHI comes from the heart and I look forward to celebrating with friends on Nov 3rd. As the host of the Music Segment during the Summit, with the music industry having new rules, we need to learn from those people who continue to make them. I can’t wait to discuss the crossroads of music, culture and commerce with 2 artists who have toured the world and seen it all.”
Rubina Ahmed-Haq
Journalist & Personal Finance Expert
[Host, Technology Summit Segment]
“It only took Raj Girl 20 plus years to invite me (LOL), but I am so honoured to be hosting the Technology Segment during The ANOKHI POWER Summit and Awards. Tech plays an integral role in our day-to-day lives. It is the true equalizer that allows those who may normally not have a voice to rise to the top and let their talents shine.”

FULL PROGRAM can be accessed here: www.AnokhiAwards.com/about
The event is taking place at one of Toronto’s premier conference venues, the Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street, Toronto, where a special hotel accommodation discount has also been arranged for out of town guests. To utilize the discount, guests can contact reservations at: 1888.627.7175, and use the code 1K01AB.

The public have 4 options to attend the event:

–  The VVIP “Everything” Package (SOLD OUT): $250 per person (Day & Night Events with VVIP Access)
–  The VIP “All-Day” Package: $150 per person  (Day & Night Events)
–  The General “Summit” Package: $130 per person (Day Events Only)
–  The General “Power Ball” Package: $35 per person (Night Event Only)

***ANOKHI MEDIA is providing a 20% off special “fan” rate discount for the purchase of 4 or more tickets in any of the 4 mentioned packages***

Ticket will be available for purchase HERE till November 2nd, 5 pm EST or till quantities last.
ANOKHI MEDIA is pleased to have the invaluable support of its sponsors and partners:

Event Hosted By ANOKHI MEDIA
Event & Hotel Partner: Sheraton Centre Toronto
Charity Partner: Free-Them
VVIP Sponsors/Speakers Breakfast + Business & Media Summit Segments Bought To You By: T-Fal
Music & Glamour Summit Segments Brought To You By: The Gupta Group
Keynote Address + Lifetime Achievement Award Bought To You By: Cargojet
Event Logistics + Talent Management: Jennifer Rabanillo Events
Summit & Ball Produced/Directed/AV: Empire Entertainment
Decor Sponsor: Illuminite Event Rentals
Public Relations By: Media Works
Hair + Makeup + Styling: Toronto Fashion Academy
Make-Up Product Sponsor: Shiseido
Hair Product Sponsor: Fiorio
Mocktail Bar Sponsor: Rubicon Exotic Juice Drinks
Fusion Canapés Bar Sponsor: Chef Harminder
Sweets Bar Sponsor: Cake-Olicious
Booth Sponsor: JB Party Halls
Talent Gift Sponsor: L’Oréal Paris
Media Partners: Ethnic Channels, AVS, The Weekly Voice, MirchMasala.Ca, Suhaag, Brown Girl Magazine, DissDash
Promotional Partners: Besharam, Bollywood Mashup, Jingo Media, Must Be Kismet, Neerja Public Relations, Sapna Toronto, Shanu & Karim, Spin House Media, TD Mosaic
The ANOKHI POWER List Interview Series: Open Chest TV
Coverage: ANOKHI Magazine, ANOKHI Pulse TV, ANOKHI Spotlight TV
Branding Concept & Senior Marketing Design Team: AnEntity Inc
Marketing Design Team: 4 Eyed Media
Video & Photography: Nisarg Media Productions
Livestream: ANOKHI MEDIA Facebook Live, OPEN CHEST Facebook Live
Join the buzz on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook:
#AnokhiPowerList18 #AnokhiPowerSummit18 #AnokhiPowerAwards18 #AnokhiPowerBall18
To find out more about The ‘ANOKHI EMPOWER ME’ Campaign, book an interview with ANOKHI MEDIA’s Founder, President, and CEO, Raj Girn by contacting:
Sumit Ahuja
+1 905 962 3304
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ANOKHI MEDIA was founded in 2002 by its award-winning President and CEO Raj Girn, who had the vision of creating a one-stop multimedia resource to communicate and engage intimately with the global South Asian community to which she belongs, as well as provide a platform for relevant and penetrative connectivity between the community and the commercial world at large. With this as the central focus and mission statement, Raj and her team set forth to create a brand that would forge this vision into the mindshare of the community and market share of the client.
ANOKHI MEDIA’s portfolio includes a robust online community with an online magazine, blogosphere, three video channels, a coffee table book, an annual awards show, a boutique event series, a weekly newsletter, and a global social media network. They have also garnered an extensive, long-term, multi-national client base due to their innovative strategies and pioneering initiatives. The brand has become North America’s premier “go to” information resource for all aspects associated with South Asian pop culture, lifestyle and entertainment, for the consumer, the media and the commercial sector.
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