Bhubaneswar: Xpressions, the annual fest of XIMB will start from tomorrow. The three-day extravaganza is one of the biggest Management-Cultural fests of eastern India and the students are all geared up to make this a utopian event.

At the heart of any management fest lie its business events and Xpressions 2019 brings an assortment of competitions to test the business acumen of the participants. The business events include, the flagship event, Jack  of All Trades (a National-Level Case Study and Simulation Game competition), Maven (a National-Level Case Study Competition, organized by Constrat: the strategy association), Inquizzitive (a Flagship Quizzing Competition),  MPower(A Marketing based  Business event by Maxim), Case Connect (a National-Level Case Study Competition),  Nirnay  (Online Simulation Game), Trade Wars (a Trading Simulation Game), Vakritva (A SRC and SpeakUp featured event), Vriddhi (A CSR Action Plan Competition), XIMBMUN(UN Simulation Competition by SpeakUp, the Oratory Club),Resonance(an interactive resource simulation game), Ad Valorem(an entrepreneurial game by X-Seed,the entrepreneurship club),Aarohan(an Operations themed case study by X-Ops), Finasco(a finance case study challenge by X-Fin).

But it’s not all business at Xpressions. Besides all the serious case competitions, the students also engage in multitude of cultural competitions organized on all three days and showcase their creative talents. Decibelz, the War of Bands keeps the crowd enthralled by performing rock music. Goonj, the solo singing competition, and Thirkan, the dance competition brings out the best in participants. Aaghaz, the Nukkad Natak event which happens on the streets, shows some real emotions, leaving the crowd touched. The Carnival De Vogue, which is the Fashion Show competition, judges the team on their walk, creativity, elegance and overall performance. Other events include Paint@XIMB (The Painting Competition), Pratibimb (The Face Painting Competition), Viraasat (Classical Competition), Flights of Fancy (A literary event) MAXIM Mela(Marketing Research Event,Final Cut (a short film making competition),and Lensation (the photography event), and Vakritva(extempore oratory competition).

To astound everyone again, this year XIMB promises a two-fold entertainment package. XIMB waits to host Kumar Varun, to tickle the funny bones of the audience in the stand-up comedy act in Comedy Adda, and Mika Singh for the live performance on Celeblitz, the Celebrity Night. In addition to that for the rock factor XIMB also welcomes Underground Authority along with Sunburn Live for its EDM night.