SAP’s 50th Anniversary – Celebrations Galore!
On July 16, 2022, SAP’s 50th anniversary was celebrated across 16 SAP locations worldwide. Among the celebrated locations was Bangalore, which hosted SAP colleagues and their families. With 24,000 registrations, the celebration was stunning and was the biggest SAP event ever held in India.
SAP’s 50th Anniversary was a grand celebration that took place at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, a 57-acre site designed to accommodate a sizable crowd. As the event began at 2 pm, we saw thousands of attendees lined up at the registration desks – a happy sight for all of us involved. The celebration began with a variety of engaging activities, including games, flea market, food stalls, and fun activities.
SAP’s 50th Anniversary – Celebration Highlights
The highlight was the Talent Bling Show where employees and their families showcased their tremendous talent. From classical dance to hula hoop, our employees and their families performed exceptionally well and left every viewer mesmerized.
The main event started with a Big Bang with SAP Labs India MD Sindhu Gangadharan and SAP India MD Kulmeet Bawa making a grand entry in a vintage car. Both the MDs welcomed the visitors and engaged in a light-hearted conversation with well-known stand-up comedian Aiyyo Shradhha.
The most exciting part of the event was the celebrity night, where famous movie stars Farhan Akhtar and Rashmika Mandanna engaged in a fire-side chat and shared their appreciation for the SAP community and presented their thoughts on technology in Cinema. Shiamak Davar Dance Academy, one of the biggest dance groups in India put on a stunning show to accompany a musical concert featuring some of the best-known playback singers from the industry, such as Kavitha Seth, Vijay Prakash, K.S. Chithra, Papon, and Jubin Nautiyal. The sheer excitement on the faces of our attendees was remarkable.
In a nutshell, the 50th anniversary celebration in Bangalore was a fascinating experience for our guests, and what made it more special was that people came together on such a large scale to make this a success.
If that was not enough! #SAP50 was trending in Bangalore, a new high for everyone involved in curating the show!