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Aaditya Thackeray to grace the dais at 'India Nightlife Convention Awards'

Updated: Sep 21, 2016 15:02 IST

New Delhi [India], Sep 21 (ANI): Yuva Sena Chief Aaditya Thackeray has added the necessary impetus to the first ever India Nightlife Convention and Awards 2016 taking place on 25th and 26th September 2016 at St. Regis, Mumbai.

He will inaugurate and be the keynote speaker at the convention, discussing his plans to help revive the nightlife of the city through amending necessary laws.

Aaditya Thackeray the new emerging dynamic leader of the Shiv Sena aims to help in establishing the financial capital of India as a tourism hub helping in generate revenue, employment and paving the path to a safer city with malls, theaters, food establishments, chemists, convenience stores staying open 24X7, and creating special nightlife entertainment zones in non residential areas.

"We are proud to have Yuva Sena Chief Aaditya Thackeray on board to help in sharing his insights and knowledge with industry enthusiasts and attendees from across India. Being one of the largest revenue and employment generators in the service industry but not receiving the deserved gratification, INCA endeavors to promote accessibility, ideation, cross-pollination and development of a mutually inspiring community within the industry," said Director of Kickstart Entertainment, Aman Anand.

"With Aaditya Thackeray supporting INCA we are sure that it will help in making the desired positive change that India needs," added Aman Anand.

"National Restaurant Association of India strongly supports the India Nightlife Convention and Awards" said President NRAI, Riyaaz Amlani.

"The time has come for the Nightlife industry to be recognized as an independent booming Industry of its own. The contribution of the nightlife industry also known as PBCLs (Pubs, Bar Cafes, and Lounges) to the nations GDP and employment have largely gone unrecognized, in spite of it being one of the fastest growing businesses. There are over 6200 licensed bar premises, contributing over 11,500 crore to the Indian economy growing at an astonishing CAGR of 20 percent making it the fastest growing Industry in the country outperforming the Indian IT Industry and beating GDP growth rates 3x employing over 20 Lakh people," added Amlani.

Rahul Kanal, Yuva Sena Core Committee President- I Love Mumbai Foundation says, "Yuva Sena literally means an Army of the youth for the youth. In a country where 701 million are below the age of 30, there is no one representing the aspirations, needs and rights of the youth. Yuva Sena is dedicated to the cause of the new young India, led by a young and visionary leader for the youngest country in the world."

India Nightlife Convention and Awards (INCA) is an intellectual property created by Kickstart Entertainment and the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) to bring India's nightlife industry together. It is the first platform specifically designed to recognize the various stakeholders of one of India's fastest growing industries, and bring the contribution of this segment to the attention of the authorities, demanding ease of business for this sector. The convention includes business and informational workshops with some of the industry's most influential entrepreneurs with an aim to expand the presence of exhibitors. (ANI)