The Silicon Valley Awards 2012 will be held at the Marriott Fremont Silicon Valley in Fremont, CA on November 18, 2012 from 5:30pm- 11:30pm. The chief guests at the event are Hon. N. Parthasarathi, Consul General of India, San Francisco and Senator Ellen Corbett, State Majority Leader. The emcee Patti Tripathi of TriPath Media is the first Indian American to anchor CNN HLN. The judges panel includes Dr. Raj Salwan, Chairman Fremont Chamber of Commerce and Head, Democratic Party in Fremont, Mr. R. Paul Singh, CEO Social Nuggets, and Director and Marketing Chair, TiEcon, Ms. Diana Rohini Lavigne, Chair of SAJA (South Asian Journalist Association) and Editor, NRI Achievers Magazine, Mr. Satish Jha, Chairman One Laptop Per Child India and Nicki Sun, Associate Producer MYX TV, and multimedia producer. The Speaker for the evening is Ro Khanna who will speak on the Topic “A Plan For Economic Renewal.” The décor is by Ajooba Events.
Along with the Awards ceremony, the evening features varied entertainment. Jazz and Indian classical music Santoor maestro, Madan Oak of “Wings on Strings” ensemble will perform, also a special performance by Latin-Indi Vocalist Giju John, and by pop singer Devika Chawla & Vocalist Rebecca Dharmapalan. The event also offers attendees a fashion show by GG Connections and Amita Bal Couture and a one of its kind Bollywood theatrical show “Laila Majnu”.
Silicon Valley Awards 2012 to be held on November 18, 2012
Silicon Valley, CA – The first ever Silicon Valley Awards 2012 will be held on November 18, 2012 at the Marriott Fremont Silicon Valley. The Awards will honor and recognize people and organizations in the following categories: Entrepreneurship, Science and Technology, Non-profits, Media and Films (Short Films) and Writers/ Book Authors
“Silicon Valley Awards 2012 ‘Making a Difference’ is all about the people who live in Silicon Valley and who make a difference in one way or another to help the Valley grow and become a better and richer place, culturally and professionally. The objective of the SVA 2012 ‘Making a Difference’, is to recognize these individuals, companies, non-profits in Silicon Valley who epitomize the Silicon Valley culture, its philosophy; these people work in a way which creates successful endeavors”, says the organizer, Sheetal Ohri.