Alumni of Maharaja sayajirao university, faculty of fine arts- applied arts- Vadodara, a multi-dimensional designer with over 20 years of experience, Khantil Mehta is forging ahead in the experiential industry with several innovations & accolades to his credit.
He is the co-founder of INIT- advertising & design studio & GOBANANAS - an experiential event management company.
His creative leadership has enabled his team to win over 30+ awards across the various spectrums from design to advertising to experiential events. With the extensive quantum of work with over 100+ clients across different verticals like retail, IT, Pharma, Real Estate, Fashion and Lifestyle etc they are now based across Ahmedabad, Mumbai, & Surat.
Key Noteworthy Achievements.
•Appointed as the Jury Member of Creative Abby awards, Goafest 2016.
•Awarded Creative Excellence Award 2012” by Shri Narendra Modi, of the then Chief Minister Of Gujarat.
•Created World's Biggest Kaleidodrome in 2012.
His knack for innovative communication with masses has given us some of the most memorable public campaigns in Gujarat and abroad. His quantum of work includes Design of Fashion collections for Arvind mills showcased in Paris, Venice and Milan; designing and managing largest India Day Parade outside India in USA; giving design kernel to Indian Realty Forums in Singapore, Russia & USA and last but not the least his team successfully ventured into Strategic Political Consultancy for Hon. President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni in year 2016 and for political movements in India too.
In his ideal time he loves to indulge in poetry, painting, design, theatre, music and films.
He has recently stepped in to strategic and creative consultancy for Bollywood & regional films.
Gobananas foray into IP:
Sandstorm: India’s First equestrian, adventure & entertainment event on the banks of river at Ambod, near Ahmedabad. (2012-2013-2014)
Timeout72: co-created multi genre music festival in Goa. Dec 2017 "