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Goa Institute of Management to Host the 17th Edition of WIZBIZ

In Education
February 15, 2017

Goa Institute of Management (GIM) is back with its annual corporate quiz; WIZBIZ is scheduled to be held on 18th February 2017 at the Sanquelim campus. With the aim of increasing an industry-institute interaction, the quiz is entirely organized every year by MECCA, The Marketing Club at GIM. WIZBIZ is one of the biggest student organized national level corporate quiz contests on the lines of Brand Equity and Tata Crucible. GIM hgimas announced a cash prize of over two lakh rupees this year.
This year, the 17th edition of GIM WIZBIZ 2017 shall yet again witness. Avinash Mudaliar as the quizmaster for the 14 th year in a row. Mudaliar is one of the most renowned quizmasters of the country.
He has conducted over 1500 quizzes in the last two decades, and has won over 800 quizzes. He’s the founder of 3XUS, the premier quiz organizing company in India. He is
also the quizmaster of Under The Peepal Tree (UTPT) – Asia's largest quiz festival. He has conducted The Times Mak Moto Quiz, The EYQ – Ernst & Young Knowledge Quiz and The Power of Ideas Print Quiz conducted by Economic Times. He is also a co-founder of Gaana.com and is the Head of Internet Products & Services of SaReGaMa HMV.
The event will be held in four phases as follows: WIZBIZ Weekly: an app on Facebook was used to conduct an all India daily quiz competition by team MECCA to generate awareness, garner views and increase the reach of GIM WIZBIZ. It had seen participants from all over the country for two weeks. The winners are announced at the end of the week. e-WIZBIZ: is a pre event conducted only for B-schools students, and is carried on through the dare2compete site. It spans for three days, and each day one winner is declared, who win prizes worth Rs. 2000 each day. Participants are from renowned institutions like IIM’s, NMIMS, S.P. Jain, XLRI etc. ZEAL: an in-house event of GIM, gives the students of GIM a chance to change their fate and be a part of the GIM WIZBIZ. It is a one day event, only open for GIM students. GIM WIZBIZ: national level corporate quiz contests on the lines of Brand Equity and Tata Crucible.
This year the participating teams come from companies such as Pai Kane Group, TCS, Deloitte, Nexus Consulting, Kotak Mahindra, Reckitt Benckiser India, Sai Mitra Constructions, Chennai Silks, Pidilite, Pepsi, ESPN India, Canara Bank, ISBF, Acron India, Creative Capsule Infotech, Vedanta Group, Cognizant, Blue Ocean Market Intelligence, Dive Goa, Rileen Consultants, Savoir Faire Media, Adicent Designs and Kle Society.
With the audience comprising of students and members of the corporate fraternity, this event has seen an ever increasing rise in its popularity. While GIM WIZBIZ stands out in the quizzing circles it is also known all over as the largest student organized corporate quiz. Participants at GIM WIZBIZ belong to the most established and prestigious companies across the country, with its 17 th edition promising to be
much better this year than the previous.