Conference Chair

Harlina Sodhi

Head Culture & Capability


Keynote Speaker

Rajesh Padmanabhan

Director & Group CHRO

Welspun Group

Keynote Speaker

Animesh Kumar

Head HR & Marketing

CEO, IDFC Foundation

Dr. Swatee Sarangi

Lead, Capability Development Corporate HR Learning & Development

Larsen & Toubro

Aparna Sharma

Independent Director

T.S Alloys Ltd.

Anjan Prakash

Entrepreneur & Biomimicry Communicator

Amit Dixit

Sr. General Manager - Corporate Quality

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Kripa Krishnamoorthy


Firestar Diamond Group
House of Nirav Modi

Arun Prakash Ray

National Manager
Learning & Development

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages

Biswaroop Mukherjee

Head HR - Commercial

Tata Motors

Debashis Sarkar

Author Managing Partner

Proliferator Advisory & Consulting

Manjusha Raulkar

Chief People Officer

Kolte-Patil Developers Ltd.

Rajendra Mehta

Chief People Officer


Sunder Ramachandran

General Manager - Training

GSK Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Farid Talhame

Chief Innovation Culture Officer

Godrej & Boyce Innovation

Workplace Culture Summit

Workplace Culture Summit is a premier knowledge-exchange platform that brings together Workplace Culture Champions to share ideas, information and solutions around the framework and key developments that will shape the Workplace Culture of the Future.

Learn how innovative and progressive companies are using culture development strategies to increase employee engagement, optimise talent and develop high-performing teams. Discover latest tools, techniques and trends to help you build a thriving Workplace Culture.

Connect with likeminded Culture Champions. Brainstorm on emerging thoughts on improving employee experience. Examine the Journey of Successful Workplace Culture Transformation

The Great Indian Workplaces Awards 2017

We are pleased to announce the Great Indian Workplaces Awards 2017 to recognize extraordinary workplaces in India that create happy employees. The GIWA 2017 has been designed with an inclusive mindset and therefore covers Enterprises, Emerging Enterprises, Fast Growing Enterprises and Successful Startups. Workplaces providing a congenial, caring, safe, enjoyable and trust based culture where employees wish to return back every next working day and take pride in their work, enjoy lower levels of stress, high degree of professional learning, growth driven by visionary leadership would qualify for Great Indian Workplaces (GIWA) Awards. Organizations that have stringent policies towards sexual harassment, a humane approach towards special ability people, gender equality, care for society, people focus (healthcare, fun at workplace, facilities such as food and recreation) are likely to have an edge.

The Award process in divided into five stages:
  • Stage 1: Nomination
  • Stage 2: Fill-up a Questionnaire
  • Stage 3: Roll out of Survey
  • Stage 4 (a): Survey Analysis and Selection of Recognition (Certificates Only) and Awards (Certification + Trophy)
  • Stage 4 (b): Interview Questions to CEOs of Companies who have won to be included in the GIWA Black Book
  • Stage 5: Awards and Recognition during the GIWA 2017 Red Carpet Awards Night

The nominations are open from among the following categories:
  • Mega Enterprises (Turnover >500 Cr)
  • Established Enterprises (Turnover >100 Cr. and <= 500 Cr)
  • Emerging Enterprises (Turnover >10 Cr. and <= 100 Cr)
  • Fast Growing Enterprises (Turnover >5 Cr. and <= 10 Cr)
  • Startups (Turnover >=2 Cr. and <= 5 Cr)
  • Culture Champions (Individuals who will have campaigned for a positive, productive culture within their organization, and worked with employees to develop successful cultural practices).

Submit Nomination

Nomination Form


The Building Process

  Creating Workplace Culture for the Future

  The Future of Work Strategy for new workforce excellence, how to engage 'People' in the Digital Age

  Decoding the elements that Makes Up Your Company Culture

  Practical tools & Techniques for assessing Your Organizational Culture

  Behavioural Strategy for the Workplace

  Thinking about Teams, Spaces, and physical environments

  Designing a Company Culture That Fulfills Both Business and Employee Goals

  Building a Culture of Innovation

  Strategies Businesses Use To Build A Culture of Innovation

  Scaling the Culture of innovation

  Learning Hacks from session on building a culture of Innovation

  Workplace Culture Awards

Submit Your Registration

An exciting and enlightening proactive gathering, where the brainiest industry professionals will interact with peers, technocrats and solution providers to tackle the challenges faced by the sector.

Brochure Download & Registration


25th April 2017

Westin Garden City, Mumbai

International Business Park, Oberoi Garden City,
Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063


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