The eminent architects and designers from the city gathered on 02 June in the second Talk of Town series event at The Surya Hotel, New Delhi. Surfaces Reporter’s The Talk of Town is a neatly designed conference aimed to connect, engage and expand the circle of architects, artists, and designers in order to facilitate learning, sharing and networking among the industry’s who’s who and the aspiring ones.
The event was kicked off with the welcome note of Vertica Dvivedi, - Curator of the Talk of the town, founder of WADe Asia and Editor-In-Chief of Surfaces Reporter Magazine. She expressed how close this event is to her heart.
#TheTalkOfTown – a forum to channelize meaningful conversations and talks recently reached Kerala. The forum’s latest seminar was held in Perumbavoor, a small town known as plywood manufacturing hub in Asia, in collaboration with Ply Reporter Magazine, India’s leading magazine on wood panel industry and trade on May 11, 2018 at the Whispering Waters Resort, Ernakulam located in lap of nature beauty.
Delivering the welcome speech in Bareilly Mr. Rajeev Parashar, managing editor at the Ply Reporter said that people in UP are equally enthusiastic to gather in large numbers for technical development. It shows the eagerness of change to better materials. Mr. Rajeev invited other speakers to share their views on Okoume face veneer during the seminar. Mr. Virendra Agarwal, President, Bareilly Plywood Manufacturers’ Association said that face veneer price have increased many folds from what it was ten years before.
Ply Reporter organized seminars on "MARKETACCEPTANCE OF NEW FACE VENEER & FUTURE OF PLYWOOD INDUSTRY on April 21 2018 at Yamunanagar that was supported by Greenply Industries Ltd. The seminar witnessed full house packed session of 3 hours which was attended by around 200 plus Plywood, Board and door manufacturers and Industry professionals.
Incepted in 2016, this is the 3rd year of Talk of Town with the 1st event of this year in Mumbai on 7 th April 2018. It will stretch to five more cities this year encompassing Hyderabad, Kochi, Bangalore, Delhi-NCR, and Ahmedabad, though not necessarily in that order.
TALK of TOWN Pune was definitely a Talk of Town! Held on 2nd September, it was a warm gathering of some beautiful souls together from the field of design in Pune. The team of Orientbell Ltd warmly hosted the event in their Pune boutique designed around ideas expressed through tiles
“Surfaces Reporter has moved one step further by introducing Surfaces Reporter’s Talk Series with the first being held recently in New Delhi. We thank all the speakers, special guests, OBL and everyone in both the teams for making this event a success!”
Indian Laminate Manufacturers Association organized their 6th International conference on laminates & allied industry on 5-6 March, 2018. The conference was graced by who’s who of the laminate, design & surface industry.
In the month of February 2018 three influential companies in the field of design, namely: Hacker, Rolf Benz and Hulsta came together for a “Fraternity Meet” conceptualized by One Digital at The Hacker Experience Centre, Upper Worli, Mumbai. Surfaces Reporter supported the initiative.
Surfaces Reporter believes in collaboration. Anything that enables proactive design dialogues is most welcomed by the team. In a similar initiative, Vertica Dvivedi moderated the panel discussion on “Interior Design Trends” in New Delhi during the launch of Flou.