Special Events

If you would like to include any guests in a prospective event, add their details on the "Additional People" page during registration. Please keep in mind our Friday event comes with an additional cost. These events may be recorded for live stream and promotional purposes.

Tuesday March 3: Indian Film School Faculty and Student MIXer

Time: 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Whistling Woods Theater

A chance for SMPTE members to interact with students & faculty of various films from India.

WedNESDAY March 4: Seminar on Women in Medial Industry

Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: TBD

A panel of prominent woman from Indian Media. 

Thursday March 5: Dinner and Cocktails

Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: TBD

Speeches by Director of Standards Development & SMPTE President Patrick Griffis followed by cocktails & dinner. The SMPTE India Section Members & prominent persons from Indian Media Industry will also be present.

Friday March 6: Mumbai City Tour

Tour Cost Estimate:
$20 USD/- + 5% GST per person
Start Time: 09:30AM
Location: Hotel Pickup Provided


  • Full day Mumbai city tour visiting Dhobi Ghat
  • Hanging Garden
  • Mani Bhavan (Gandhi Museum)
  • Iskon Temple
  • Prince of Wales Museum
  • Museum of the Film Industry
  • Gateway of India
  • Drive past Marine Drive
  • Reserve Bank of India
  • Victoria Station
  • Crawford Market
  • Asiatic Library
  • Mumbai High Court

This is a day trip. No additional accommodations are needed. Pick up & Drop off at Westin Hotel is included for the city tour by AC Luxury Coach. 

Anyone who wanta to catch 8:00pm flight to Delhi, should check out from their hotel after breakfast & bring their baggage (in their cars arranged for local tour).

We will visit the Museum from 11:00am to 1:00pm (which is a must). At around 4pm those traveling to Delhi, will be dropped off at the domestic airport. All other cars will continue to visit some more sites & return to hotel that night.

Toll and parking charges included.