TRIMA 2019-The Annual Management Convention of Trivandrum Management Association


The Annual Management Convention of Trivandrum Management Association was held on 21st and 22nd February 2019 at Vivanta by Taj, Trivandrum. The theme of the convention was “Building Values for Future”. Values are what we stand for. Our values influence everything we do: our behaviour, where we invest our time and with whom, and how we make decisions. If these values are not unearthed consciously they operate outside of our conscious awareness. Individuals create a society and with a high degree of value create a good society leading to a better world to live

Why values are important :-
Values like empathy, tolerance make people more responsible citizens, Values are important for making the right decision, Values make people more conscious of their acts. With this ideology in mind, TMA has identified the following as the sub-themes for TRIMA 2019 :

Value based Governance - Legal frame work, Administration, Media
Value based services - Universal Health Care and Education
Value creation in Industry - Manufacturing, Start Ups


The two-day convention began with an inauguration of the event by Sri. Justice(Retd) P. Sathasivam, Hon’ble Governor of Kerala on 21st February and was followed by technical sessions on February 22nd held at Vivanta by TAJ, Trivandrum. The convention saw an eventful close with the valedictory address by Sri. Tom Jose IAS, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Kerala. The other major highlights of the annual convention were keynote address, convention overview, theme presentations, panel discussions, business sessions and awards.


TMA MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP AWARD

TMA instituted the Management Leadership Award in 1986 and since then being awarded every year for an outstanding management professional for his ter leadership competencies. excellence in relationships and social commitments. The Award which is Presented to a Professional with exceptional leadership qualities in the field of management is much cherished accolade.

TMA•TERUMO PENPOL CSR AWARD

TMA has instituted the CSR Award since 2012 to popularize and applaud CSR activities among corporates. The award stems from the idea that large companies can do a lot more to the society than offering employment and providing products or services. Past recipients of the TMA CSR Award are HLL Lifecare Ltd. Terumo Penpol Ltd. K1MS Healthcare Ltd. Cochin Shipyard Ltd. Sobha Ltd and Tata Consultancy Services.TMA-Terumo Penpol CSR Award 2018 was presented by Sri. Justice(Retd) P. Sathasivam, Hon’ble Governor of Kerala to Adani Vizhinjam Port Pvt. Ltd for their various commendable CSR initiatives in Trivandrum and the award was received by Sri. Rajesh Jha, Managing Director & CEO, Adani Vizhinjam Port Pvt. Ltd & Dr. Anil Balakrishnan, CSR Head, Adani Vizhinjam Port Pvt. Ltd at the inaugural session of TRIMA 2019 held on 21st February 2019 at Vivanta by TAJ, Trivandrum.

TMA•KIMS BEST PAPER PRESENTATION AWARD
As part of TMA’s management skill development initiatives for aspiring students, TMA had instituted Best Paper Presentation Award in association with KIMS Healthcare Management since 2014. TMA-KIMS Best Paper Presentation Award 2018 was presented by Sri. Tom Jose IAS, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Kerala to Mr. Abhijith. R, Ms. Arsha Asokan and Ms. Arya Anil of CET School of Management, Trivandrum, joint winners of TMA-KIMS Best Paper Presentation Award 2018, at the valedictory session of TRIMA 2018 held on 22nd February 2019 at Vivanta by TAJ, Trivandrum.


TRIMA –2019 was a grand success by way of it’s conduct, quality of speakers and audience, the wide publicity received and the appreciation and tributes received from the participants and corporate sector.