Cinépolis India the “Most Admired Innovative Retailer of the Year” under the Entertainment category


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(L-R): The award presented by Santosh Kumar Pandey, Head- R City Mall to Amit Garg, Head – Business Development, Cinépolis India

Cinépolis, India’s 1st international and the world’s 2nd largest movie theatre circuit by attendance has been bestowed the prestigious “IMAGES Most Admired Innovative Retailer: Entertainment” at IRF 2018 in Mumbai. It is yet another milestone achieved by Cinépolis that reflects the brand’s focus and reaffirms its commitment towards building its India growth story.

Cinépolis was the first cinema exhibitor in the world to pioneer the concept of luxury movie theatres, establishing the first luxury theatre experience in 1999 in Mexico City. Since its entry into the Indian market in 2009, Cinépolis has redefined the movie-going experience in India as well. Disrupting the Indian cinema industry, Cinépolis, introduced India’s first wireless VR gaming zone in Pune, India’s most technologically advanced digital cinema laser projector ‘DP4K-60L’ in Bangalore and continues to woo its patrons with never-before cinema watching experiences. Cinépolis operates India’s biggest Megaplex – 15 Screen Multiplex in Pune and has brought innovative concepts to exhibition Industry in India.

Cinépolis, a pioneer in the movie and entertainment space in India has won this award in recognition of its constant endeavor to innovate in bringing new technologies to provide the best and premium immersive experience to its patrons. Whether it is consumer engagement through the iconic Popcorn Day or organizing master class with celebrity chef at its in-house gourmet café – Coffee Tree, Cinépolis always tends to go an extra mile in providing ultimate fun and entertainment to the patrons.

Mr. Javier Sotomayor, Managing Director, Cinépolis Asia said, “We are very humbled and honored to receive this prestigious award and thank our brand’s patrons across India for choosing us as their most admired entertainment destination. Our efforts in pioneering and delivering an unparalleled immersive movie experience have been driven by innovations in operations and powered by advanced exhibition technology. We will continue to strive in delighting our patrons and setting new benchmarks in the cinema exhibition industry.”

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Devang Sampat, Director – Strategic Initiatives, Cinépolis India said, “We are truly honored to receive this prestigious award and adjudged as the IMAGES Most Admired Innovative Retailer of the year: Entertainment 2018. This award is special since it acknowledges our endless efforts to revolutionize the business of theatre watching in India. I would like to say a big thank you to the jury for recognizing the efforts put in by the Cinépolis team. We will continue to innovate and surprise our patrons and build on the goodwill we have generated in the industry.”

The IMAGES Retail Awards is an initiative designed to recognize and reward annually at the India Retail Forum to honor excellence in every major format and category of modern retail in India. Over the years Cinépolis India has showcased their consistency in building trust in all aspects of their business, ranging from implementation of innovative technology, unique design and providing excellent service in the cinema exhibition industry to its patrons, vendors, developers and other associates.

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