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In recognition of the ongoing India-EU Free Trade Agreement negotiations, EICBI 


EU India Leaders Conference 2023

28th summit in Europe

Wednesday, 5th July 2023 

European Parliament, Brussels

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Europe India Centre of Business and Industry and its associate organisations have organised 24 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 - European Parliament session





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

3.00 - 4.00 PM

Afternoon Session

Location - European Parliament, Brussels

Tour of European Parliament

4.00 - 4.10 PM

Welcome to EILC 2023

Mr Sujit S Nair

Chairperson - Europe India Centre for Business and Industry.

4:10 – 4:20 PM

Keynote Address


4:20 – 4:30 PM


4:30 – 5:15 PM

Panel Discussion 1 - An overview of EU India trade relationship 

The European Union is India’s third-largest trading partner. The trade-in goods between the two parties increased by 12.5% in the last decade, and trade in
services reached the 32.7 billion euro mark in 2020. This session will focus on the following aspects

  • Critical milestones in the history of India-EU trade relations

  • India-EU trade relations in the current geopolitical context

  • Untapped potential in terms of a comprehensive and mutually beneficial FTA in the near future

  • The evolution of EU-India relations from economic to other domains like science, technology, space, health, environment etc.




  • TBC

5:15 – 6:00 PM

Panel Discussion 2 - Building your brand & Expanding sales in EU Market
and Indian market

An Indian company in the EU and an EU company in India should take different approaches to access the market and sell the products or services in these regions. This session will focus on the following aspects.

  • How easy or difficult is it to build your brand and sell in India and the EU.

  • Examples of Creativity and Innovation showcased by the Organisations and Companies to sell their products or services in the regions?

  • Recent changes in Policies, Legislation and Nation level initiatives helped companies in these efforts?




  • TBC

6:00 – 6:45 PM

Panel Discussion 3 - Legal Considerations and financing options to
grow your business in India and EU market

Before establishing a business, it is imperative to know the legal requirements of the regions. It is also important to know the range of financing and monetary assistance
services that support businesses. This session will focus on the following aspects.

  • How easy or difficult is it for companies to address legal issues in India and the EU ?

  • What approach should an Indian company take in the EU and an EU company in India when they face legal issues ?

  • How easy or difficult is obtaining financing in India and the EU ?

  • What approach should an Indian company take in the EU and an EU company take in India to access finance ?




  • TBC

6:45 – 7:00 PM

Closing session and Networking


  • 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


'EU India Leaders Conference 2023' will bring considerable benefits to all the leaders who attend by increasing access to the connections in the EU India corridor, financing, resources, and strategic insight to grow their business across continents.


  • 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


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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