History is written as “The Marvel of Tomorrow”, an influencer-based award show is organized for the first time. The Marvel – Be You, a research-based influencer management platform by The Yours Truly was the host. Recognizing Bangladeshi influencers who have made significant impacts in society in the last two years was its main goal. The event was graced by Ms. Seema Hamid, the Chief Patron of Youth Bangla Cultural Foundation as the Chief Guest and Nasrul Hamid (Bipu), MP, State Minister for Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh as the guest of honor.
Influencers were awarded on the basis of 15 major categories with some of the most influential individuals of the creative industry as the jury. The winners in 15 categories were Rafsan TheChotobhai; Food Blogger, Habiba Shurovy, Fashion; Sadat Hossain, Writer; Dr. Saklayen Russel and Sohel Taj, Well Being; Antik Mahmud, Art; Pritom Hasan, Music; Navin Ahmed, Makeup; Ridy Sheikh, Dance; Shams Afroz Chowdhury (Thoughts of Shams) and Rasheduzzaman Rakib, Content Creation; Fardeen Sharief (Banglar Ranna Ghor), Cooking; Nadir on the Go and Niaz Morshed (Travelers of Bangladesh), Travel; Munzereen Shahid, Community Engagement; Munem Wasif, Photography; Rafsan Sabab, Stand-Up Comedy; and last but not the least, Ayman Sadik, Business NextGen. Along with these, four honorary awards were given to Jubaer Talukder, Mahmuda Chowdhury Moly and Shah Rafayet Chowdhury, Community Engagement; and Shimmergirl, Makeup.
Daraz is the title sponsor for The Marvel of Tomorrow Influencers Award 2021. Collaborative partners are Polar, HungryNaki, Kantar, and The Business Standard. Booth and handset partner is Samsung. The broadcast partner is Nagorik TV. The campaign, PR and Digital Partners are Concito PR, CThree Sixty, JustStories and Madman Digital. Community Outreach Partners are Poriborton Kori’ and JCI Dhaka North. The cultural music partner is Youth Bangla Cultural Foundation. The event execution partner is Watermark. Grooming partner is Prive; Merchandising Partner is Twelve Clothing; Music and Sound Effects Partner is Axpert Productions; Photography Partner is Dream Weaver; Hospitality Partner is Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden. Other partners include Brand Practitioners Bangladesh, DCC Commercial, Dapper Bespoke and Anzara.
It was a momentous event as the Grand Ballroom of Radisson Blu Water Garden was bedecked in gold and red. Some of the most magnetic influencers of Bangladesh rubbed shoulders at the event. A perfect mix of grandeur and entertainment, The Marvel of Tomorrow is an event that people won’t forget anytime soon. Regarding the impact of influencers, Mr. Nasrul Hamid (Bipu), the guest of honor said, “We have witnessed horrible crises during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, in the midst of all this, the positive impact that the country’s social media influencers have had on society is, truly, commendable.”
Ms. Seema Hamid commended this wonderful initiative by Marvel Be You saying, “The Marvel – Be You is a great platform and I present my heartiest congratulations to everyone associated for organizing this grand event.”