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Proffessional Honours

Product display stall designed for Wood Polymers Ltd. For Interior Product Exhibition of Mumbai won first prize.

National President of Institute of Indian Interior Designers (I.I.I.D.) for term 2010-2012

President of Asia Pacific Space Designers Alliance (APSDA) for the term 2010 – 2014

Currently, Secretary General of the World Council of Leaders of Interior Design having its head quarters at Mexico.

Represented India three times from I.I.I.D. as one of the three Official representatives to the International Federation of Interior Architects (IFI) Convention 2003 – Pune (India), 2007 – Busan

Had the rare honour of being one of the five International Jurors to judge the International Design Award 2011 held at Herford, Germany. Subsequently, was also invited to present the said Awards at th

Chaired - General Assembly of Asia Pacific Space Designers Alliance (APSDA) 2011 in Beijing, China in October 2011 AND 2012 in Goa, India

Represented IIID, India at the General Assembly of APSDA in October 2014 held in Indonesia.

Represented IIID – India at the India – Italy Design Roundtable organized in Rome, Italy by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italy on July 20, 2012.

Honoured Guest at Home Décor Exhibition invited by MAISON&OBJET to Paris from Jan. 23 to Jan. 26, ’14 where he addressed the gathering of Presidents / Chairmen of professional Institutes from acros

Conferred the rare distinction of “CIDI HONORARY MEMBER” by the IberoAmerican Council of Interior Designers.

Recepient of the “2014 Hermes & Iris Prize for Leadership & Communication in Interior Design” awarded by CIDI IberoAmerican Council of Interior Designers in April 2014.

Served on the Advisory Committee – Composite Project of Science Centre, Museum, Art Gallery & Planetarium, Surat of Surat Municipal Corporation.

Was sponsored in 1999 to visit the largest Interior material exhibition to Dubai and in 2000 was sponsored to visit the 17th Asian Furniture fair at Singapore.

Surat Regional Chapter received “The Best Chapter of India” award in its first term when Bankim was Chapter Chairman of Indian Institute of Interior Designers.

Surat Centre of The Indian Institute of Architects received “The Best Centre of India” award for the term when Ar. Bankim was its Chairman. Ar. Bankim Dave in the same year received “national aw

Past Chairman (2004 – 2006) of Surat Center of The Indian Institute of Architects.

Past Hon. Secretary & Vice President, Institute of Civil Engineers and Architects – Surat.