In recognition of the upcoming India-United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement, EICBI 

presents

UK India Business Conference

17th, 18th, 19th November 2022 

London Chamber of Commerce and Industry | UK Parliament | Brunel University | Croydon Council | Birmingham City Council

26th summit in Europe

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Europe India Centre of Business and Industry and its associate organisations have organised 22 Major summits at British Parliament in London, 3 Major summits at European Parliament in Brussels over the past few years in promoting trade and relations between India and European Union as well as between India and the UK. 

In addition to the physical summits, EICBI has organised number of virtual activities as part of the EuropeIndia40 VIEWS campaign so as to promote discussions amongst the current Members of Parliament and EuropeIndia40 leaders.

SPEAKERS - UK Parliament session

Lord Waverley

Lord Waverley

Member of UK Parliament – House of Lords & Vice-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on UK India Trade & Investment

Rani Singh

Rani Singh

Journalist

Sarosh Zaiwalla

Sarosh Zaiwalla

Senior Partner - Zaiwalla & Co

Marc Drew

Marc Drew

Non Executive Chairman - UniMech Aerospace and Manufacturing Pvt Ltd

Ravi Nayer

Ravi Nayer

Political Director - Labour Party Business Group/ Partner - Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Vidyesh kroshnakant Totare

Vidyesh kroshnakant Totare

MD & CEO - Archers wealth

Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh

President Indian Chamber of International Business India

Kayar S  Raghavan

Kayar S Raghavan

Investor and Mentor to Startups

Ms Samstita (Nisha)

Ms Samstita (Nisha)

Managing Director - Shuddha environmental services

Stefano Boldorini

Stefano Boldorini

Founder and Managing Partner Winh - World In Your Hands

To be updated

EVENT FORMAT

PROPOSED AGENDA
Find agenda and post conference report of our previous summit at UK & European Parliament and other locations HERE

 17th NOVEMBER 2022

10 AM - 12 PM

Morning Session for visiting delegates

Location - London Chamber of Commerce and Industry

2.30 - 4.30 PM

Afternoon Session

Location - UK Parliament

2.30 - 2.35 PM

Welcome Address

TBC

2:35 – 2:45 PM

Opening Remarks

TBC

2:45 – 3:00 PM

Felicitations

3:00 – 3:35 PM

Panel Discussion 1 - The Free Trade Agreements: Insights and Opportunities 

India and UK have concluded a number of rounds of talks for the Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The agreement is estimated to double India-UK bilateral trade to $100 billion by 2030. This session will focus on the following aspects

  • Benefits to India from FTAs 

  • Benefits to the UK from FTA

  • Political challenges in UK and India while implementing FTA

MODERATOR

Stefano Boldorini - Founder and Managing Partner Winh - World In Your Hands

PANELISTS

  • Sarosh Zaiwalla - Senior Partner, Zaiwalla & Co

  • Ravi Nayer - Political Director - Labour Party Business Group/ Partner - Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

  • Samstita (Nisha) - Managing Director - Shuddha environmental services

  • Vidyesh kroshnakant Totare - MD & CEO, Archers wealth

3:35 – 4:10 PM

Panel Discussion 2 - India-UK ties at 75: Looking back, moving forward

The year 2022 marks the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence. It also marks the 75 years of UK-India relations. This session will reflect upon the rapidly evolving relationship between India & UK and its multifaceted legacies, having grown into an enduring strategic bond between two of the world’s most vibrant liberal democracies. This session will focus on the following aspects

  • Critical milestones in the history of India-UK relations 

  • India-UK relations in the current geopolitical context

  • Areas to further strengthen UK India relations.

 

MODERATOR

Rani Singh - Journalist and Author

PANELISTS

  • Kayar S Raghavan - Investor and Mentor to Startups

  • Manpreet Singh - President, Indian Chamber of International Business India

  • Marc Drew - Non Executive Chairman, UniMech Aerospace and Manufacturing Pvt Ltd

4:10 – 4:30 PM

Networking

 18th NOVEMBER 2022

11 AM - 1 PM

Morning Session for visiting Indian delegates

Location - Brunel University

 19th NOVEMBER 2022

10 AM - 12 PM

Morning Session for visiting Indian delegates

Location - Birmingham City Council

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Proven strategies, authentic experiences, and fresh thinking that business leaders can learn from and implement with confidence. 

  • Join CEOs, CFOs, Exec. GMs, marketers, and Board members will receive an extensive briefing on strategies to pursue your business in India and the EU.  

  • Interaction with experts from the UK and India which helps in updating the knowledge at interactive sessions

  • Global networking: In transferring and exchanging Ideas 

  • Scope of enhancing marketing opportunities and collaborations 

  • Network with critical experts (EU/ UK/ India) and explore new business opportunities

  • Sharing and learning of best practices and success stories

  • Sharing your points of view on growth enablers and get feedback for the same from other experts at the conference

 

'UK India Business Conference 2022' will bring considerable benefits to all the leaders who attend by increasing access to the connections in the UK India corridor, financing, resources, and strategic insight to grow their business across continents.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Business leaders from micro, small and medium scale enterprises

  • Investors and Investment seekers

  • Banking and Financial Institution Representatives

  • Consultants seeking new engagements

  • Accountants who can help new companies

  • Solicitors/Lawyers who provide guidance

  • Senior Academicians and Thought Leaders

REGISTRATION

A delegate can attend the conference by becoming a strategic partner by paying Rs 60,000 and attend all our summits for a year. As a strategic partner of Europe India Centre for Business and Industry, one gets:

    • Priority access to EICBI business meets/ events/ partner events for a year.

    • Access to the delegate list ( Delegate Name, Designation, Organisation) of our summits

    • Your logo and link on the “Strategic Partners” page of the EICBI website for a year.

    • Opportunities to promote your organisation in EICBI E-Newsletter.

    • Offers from our partner organisations

    • Opportunities to organise joint events when possible.

    • Broadcast your announcement and news through our social media channels.​

In case of the conference's postponement due to unforeseen circumstances like COVID etc., any payment made will automatically be adjusted to the rescheduled date.

Please do check the vaccine dosage required before your trip. 

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