Imperium is the flagship Annual Management, Cultural and Sports fest of MDI Gurgaon that hosts activities like case-study competitions, quizzes, workshops, cultural competitions, concerts, sports, etc spanning across 3 days. The fest provides a stage for talent from across the nation to come together and celebrate management, culture, art and sportsmanship all under a single roof.
Other CnCs and SIGs come together to conduct various events under the Imperium umbrella. They include – MarQuity, HnM, Monetrix, Sanskriti, HRd, MILE, Strategist, ThinC, Opsession, Samaritans, Vagmi, Asymmetry, Infinite Pounces, MART, Impulse.
Over the years, Imperium has hosted mesmerising performances from leading artists like Nikhil D’Souza, Benny Dayal, Euphoria, The Local Train, Rahul Subramanian, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Parikrama to name a few. It also hosts 12+ sports events like Cricket, Football, Badminton, Tennis, Table tennis, Volleyball, Poker, etc., and many cultural events like Band Wars, Fashion Show, Dance competitions, Salsa Workshops, singing competition, Street Play, etc.
This year, Imperium ’20, was centred around the theme – “Beyond Reality”. It was hosted from 20th to 22nd February 2021 in a virtual setup. A total of 44 events across management, cultural and sports were organized under Imperium ’20. We received participation from around 18000 people across all the events. On 22nd February, the fest ended with a bone-tickling performance by the one of the best stand-up comedy artists in India - Anubhav Singh Bassi.
The key events at Imperium ’20 included –
Nautica – the online business simulation challenge and the flagship event of Imperium
Eleusis – The Industrial Relations challenge
Beyond Karma – Social Issues based case competition
MarQ-Witty – The Marketing Case Study Challenge
Sur – Singing Competition
Poker Night – The Ultimate Poker Challenge and others.
Considering the virtual setup and the limitations that followed, Imperium ’20 proved to be a very successful endeavour by the students of MDI Gurgaon and it thereby, managed to uphold its place as one of the best management fests in the B-School Circuit.
Secretary – Yash Upadhyay
Team and Event Photos