Darpan Magazine 2014 Awards

September 7, 2014

Darpan Magazine will hold their 5th Annual Extraordinary Achievement Awards on September 19, 2014 at the Aria Banquet and Convention Centre in Surrey, British Columbia. The by invitation only gala will honour 10 South Asians for their achievements in the following categories.

Corporate Engagement
Young Wonder
Artistic Visionary
Community Crusader
Breaking Barriers
Heritage Defender
Spirit of Sport
Advancing Philanthropy
Industry Marvel
International Sensation

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Bollywood Star Season 2

September 6, 2014

Bollywood Star is now casting for Season 2. Last year’s judges were Anita Majumdar, Richie Mehta and Rupinder Nagra. To date it has been confirmed that Richie Mehta will be returning as a mentor this season.

This year hopefuls are to submit their video auditions online. 10 individuals will be selected to train in Toronto and then 6 finalists will travel to Mumbai to compete for the title of “Bollywood Star.”

Audition details are available on the Bollywood Star website.

Kismet Wedding Show

September 5, 2014

The Kismet South Asian Wedding Show is being held on September 21, 2014 at The International Centre in Mississauga. This year’s Fashion Show will showcase a variety of Bridal Sarees, Wedding Lehnga’s, Salwar Kameez and Sharara’s, ranging from traditional to contemporary designs.

There will be over 100 vendor booths and the first 200 brides will receive gift bags. You can also enter to win:

-A 7 Night All-Inclusive Vacation courtesy of Blue Petal Destination Weddings and Moon Palace

Gaining New Business Through a RFP

August 9, 2014

One way to increase your sales is to win a request for proposal (RFP). Companies and government organizations often post opportunities when they are seeking vendors and suppliers. The process allows you to submit your bid for consideration. Other similar opportunities which may be potential sales for you include a “request for quotation” or “request for information.”

Examples of where to find RFP’s:

Public Works and Government Services Canada