SZABIST team won the title of “Digital Minds, 2010” and a cash prize of Rs. 100,000 for their project “Out Of The Dabba”.
The second and third positions were secured by teams from the Institute Of Business Management, “Team Boomerang” and “The CZARS”, respectively.
Total prize money of PKR 175,000 was distributed amongst the winners.
Digital Minds was an inter university competition that aimed to educate about the importance and emergence of digital mediums at grass root levels.
The event comprised of corporate guests from the marketing industry and students from the participating institutes. The evening comprised of a speech from the COO of Symmetry Digital, Mr. Adil Ahmed. He welcomed the guests and students and gave a brief intro for Digital Minds. He also acknowledged the students as “the brave ones for stepping up and being part of this one of a kind competition”, considering that this industry is still growing.
The event moved forward to a panel discussion between Industry representatives Mr. Noman Shamim (Marketing Manager – Qubee), Mr. Mohsin Jaffery (Owner Zumbeel.net and Lane 12) and Mr. Adnan Sheikhani (Head of Strategy – Helium), and the students in which they discussed the thoughtful usage of digital and social mediums. Mementos were presented to the panelists by Mr. Sarocsh Ahmed, CFO of Symmetry Digital.