THE TRADE CLUB OF IIFT
An acronym for Buy Low And Sell High, the International Trade Club at IIFT is one of the oldest student driven clubs in the college and has the track record of attracting the highest membership in all student batches till date. The club aims to bring together people who wish to make a career in Trade and provides a platform to them to interact and learn dimensions of international trade beyond the regular classroom learning, helping in broadening their horizons. BLASH is also the focal point of external engagement with organizations from the domains of Commodity Trading, International Logistics, Structured Trade Finance and related spheres.
The club empowers the students through its year round activities and helps them build confidence in the trickiest trade domains. IIFT being the epicenter of trade knowledge in Asia, BLASH plays an important role in upholding its legacy of trade excellence.
The club publishes the annual magazine 'Inside Trade' that garners attention throughout the industry and contains well researched text from Faculty, students and corporate leaders alike. With years of legacy, BLASH continues to create awareness about the importance of trade among the business fraternity. Through the clubs continued efforts coupled with the administration support, the students of IIFT dominate the trade domain in various competitions.
Consignment- the commodity analysis challenge
One of the most coveted campus competitions, Consignment provides the participants to explore the workings of the commodity trading wherein they are required to perform value chain analysis of the assigned commodity, assess its export potential, identify the trade barriers and government policies and suggest recommendations to increase its export. On the basis of their performance, top 5 teams are selected for jury presentation and Q & A session in the next stage. Top 3 teams are awarded with cash prize and CV points.
National Trade Summit
Trade Winds is IIFT's Annual Business Summit which provides a platform for IIFT's students to interact with eminent professionals from the industry as well as various esteemed international organizations. National Trade summit invites speakers from the trade industry to talk about new issues and trends in the industry. The theme for this year’s discussion was “Customization in International Trade: Parallels and Opportunities”
An annual Inter B-School competition conducted as part of Quo Vadis- the annual cultural and management festival of IIFT. Arbitrage is one of its kind event that garners attention of B-School students keen to explore the trade scenario and witness a chance to interact with IIFT faculty.
Meet The BLASH Team
An elegant performer, Anugya knows how to perform with style and when it's about trade, no one can deal better.
It's not always about work, sometimes it’s about having fun at work. Charu makes sure that you do what you have to while you dance.
An embodiment of enthusiasm, Deepthi finds it easy to keep everyone involved and when everyone is happy, the club feels happy.