SPE Bangalore section organized a Social gathering at Church Street Social on 9th Feb 2018 to celebrate the success of achieving the SPE Gold Standard Award for the 8th consecutive year. The event was attended by more than 15 SPE committee members and volunteers from Shell and Wipro. The event started with an informal catchup over drinks and snacks. This was followed by a briefing on the SPE year-around events by Aditya, Sumit, Jitin and Gyanendra. During the briefing, team members discussed about their experiences in the past year, section’s way forward and acknowledged the contributions of peer members who relentlessly served their time and commitment to serve this community. The briefing session was followed by a formal announcement of our new Section Director, Jan-Willem van der Lee and Chairman, Randhir Kumar by the present SPE Bangalore Section Chairman -Peter Nilsson. The new volunteers in the team were also present who got a good opportunity to network with the existing committee members. The Section Chairman, Peter Nilsson also distributed five awards to the committee members and volunteers to appreciate the efforts made by respective individuals. The event concluded with a vote of thanks given by Peter Nilsson, Chairperson SPE Bangalore and a strong intent to make the following year even more engaging and successful. Overall the event was a great success.