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Europe India Centre of Business and Industry, whose delivery partner and consulting arm is Sivaleen Inc,has carried out extensive work over the past few years in promoting trade and relations between India and Europe, particularly UK through business meets at the UK Parliament, London. These summits have provided first hand understanding of the India markets and business opportunities in India for UK/ European companies whereas the visiting delegations from India have been able to understand the market in UK/ Europe and the opportunities available in these regions. Below are the list of the recent summits

Strengthening business co operation between India and UK/ EU - Virtual Interaction

April 30, 2021

As part of the initiative to promote the works of #EuropeIndia40 leaders, EICBI is running a campaign called “EuropeIndia40 VIEWS: Hear from the leaders who will shape the future of UK – India/ EU – India relations'. #EuropeIndia40 leaders are the set of leaders under the age of 40 who we believe will play a key role in developing a stronger EU India / UK India relations in the near future.  As part of this #EuropeIndia40 VIEWS campaign, EICBI is organising a series of virtual interactions on various topics which EuropeIndia40 leaders are passionate about so as to share their message and work to a wider audience. 

During the third MINI SUMMIT, 1 Indian MPs, 2 British MPs and 1 European Parliament MP participated in the discussion. In addition to this, we had 8 of our #EuropeIndia40 leaders from India, UK, Belgium, Latvia and Denmark participating in the panel discussion. Following representatives from Indian Parliament, European Parliament and UK Parliament participated in the discussion :

  • Mr Soren Gade MEP - Member of European Parliament - Denmark/ Chairman - EU Delegation for Relations with India

  • Lord Rami Ranger - Member of House of Lords - UK Parliament/ Patron - Conservative Friends of India

  • Dr K Keshava Rao MP - Member of Parliament - India/ Chairman - Parliamentary Standing Committee on Industry

  • Sir Iain Duncan Smith - Member of Parliament for Chingford & Woodford Green - UK Parliament/ Ex Leader of the Conservative Party.

 

From the #EuropeIndia40 leaders lists, following leaders participated in the discussion :

 

  • Ms. Prianka Mahanty - UK Director, Kylla

  • Mr Pranav Bhanot - Co Founder, India-UK Legal Exchange Programme

  • Mr Ian Matthews - Partner, Moore Kingston Smith LLP

  • Mr Amarjit Singh - CEO, India Business Group

  • Ms Stefania Benaglia - Senior Expert, Public Diplomacy Project, European Union Delegation to India

  • Mr. Joel Fernandes - Project Lead, Business Support to the EU-India Policy Dialogues

  • Ms Zane Sime - EU India Policy Analyst

  • Mr Kunal Singla - Founding partner, COBO Consult

Find the details of the virtual summit here - https://www.eicbi.org/post/mps-from-uk-eu-indian-parliament-europeindia40-leaders-on-strengthening-business-relations

Green Economy & Climate Change Cooperation b/w India and the European Union/ UK - Virtual interaction

February 26, 2021

As part of the initiative to promote the works of #EuropeIndia40 leaders, EICBI is running a campaign called “EuropeIndia40 VIEWS: Hear from the leaders who will shape the future of UK – India/ EU – India relations'. #EuropeIndia40 leaders are the set of leaders under the age of 40 who we believe will play a key role in developing a stronger EU India / UK India relations in the near future.  As part of this #EuropeIndia40 VIEWS campaign, EICBI is organising a series of virtual interactions on various topics which EuropeIndia40 leaders are passionate about so as to share their message and work to a wider audience. 

During the second MINI SUMMIT, 1 Indian MPs, 1 British MP and 1 European Parliament MP participated in the discussion. In addition to this, we had 8 of our #EuropeIndia40 leaders from India, UK, Germany and Netherland participating in the panel discussion. Following representatives from Indian Parliament, European Parliament and UK Parliament participated in the discussion :

  • Dr Kirit P Solanki MP, Member of Parliament - India/ Member- Standing Committee on Environment, Forest & Climate Change

  • Ms Svenja Hahn MEP, Member of European Parliament - Germany

  • Mr Robert Peter Moore MP, Member of Parliament - United Kingdom/ Member of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs select committee

 

From the #EuropeIndia40 leaders lists, following leaders participated in the discussion :

 

  • Ms. Silvia de Vaan - CEO & Founder, Sweepsmart - NETHERLANDS

  • Mr Kaushal Shah - Founder & CEO, Envopap - UNITED KINGDOM

  • Mr Sumeet Kabra - Director, RR Global - INDIA

  • Mr Adam Savitz - Managing Director, Xynteo - UNITED KINGDOM

  • Dr Manu Sasidharan - Research Fellow, University of Cambridge - UNITED KINGDOM

  • Ms Judith Weinberger-Singh - Associate Director, European Business and Technology Centre - INDIA

  • Mr. Naveen Madishetty - Founder, Chakra Green Solutions - INDIA

  • Mr Marius Ochel - Head of Cluster International Association Partnerships Africa & India, German Association of the Automotive Industry - GERMANY

Find the details of the virtual summit here - https://www.eicbi.org/post/green-economy-climate-change-cooperation-between-india-and-the-european-union-uk

Impact of Brexit on UK India and EU India relations - Virtual interaction

January 22, 2021

As part of the initiative to promote the works of #EuropeIndia40 leaders, EICBI is running a campaign called “EuropeIndia40 VIEWS: Hear from the leaders who will shape the future of UK – India/ EU – India relations'. #EuropeIndia40 leaders are the set of leaders under the age of 40 who we believe will play a key role in developing a stronger EU India / UK India relations in the near future.  As part of this #EuropeIndia40 VIEWS campaign, EICBI is organising a series of virtual interactions on various topics which EuropeIndia40 leaders are passionate about so as to share their message and work to a wider audience. 

For the first MINI SUMMIT, 2 Indian MPs, 1 British MP and 1 representation from European Parliament participated in the discussion. Following representatives from Indian Parliament, European Parliament and UK Parliament participated in the discussion

  • Ms Priyanka Chaturvedi, Member of Parliament - India/ Member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs

  • Lord Moylan, Member of House of Lords - UK Parliament/ Former Deputy Chairman of Transport for London under Mayor Boris Johnson

  • Ms Ursa Pondelek, Policy Advisor on EU-India relations, European Parliament

  • Mr Achyuta Samanta MP, Member of Parliament - India/ Ex Member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs

 

 From the #EuropeIndia40 leaders lists, following leaders participated in the discussion

  • Dr. JITENDAR SHARMA - Managing Director & CEO, Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ) - INDIA ​

  • Mr ADAM PUSTELNIK - Deputy Mayor, City of Lodz - POLAND ​

  • Cllr AARIEN UDAY ARETI - Councillor, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea - UNITED KINGDOM ​ Ms SHAIREE MALHOTRA - Associate Researcher, European Institute for Asian Studies - INDIA

Find the recording of the interaction here - https://www.eicbi.org/post/impact-of-brexit-on-the-uk-india-and-eu-india-relations

Virtual release ceremony of 2020 Class of #EuropeIndia40 leaders

November 27, 2020

#EuropeIndia40, an initiative of EICBI which is in its 2nd year to discover Top 40 under 40 Europe India Leaders, covers the stories of young leaders and their contributions in promoting EU India / UK India relations.

2020 class of 40 under 40 Europe India Leaders list (#EuropeIndia40) was released virtually on 27th November as the corona virus Pandemic had effected our plans to have a physical event in the year. 

For the virtual release ceremony, we had Leaders from British Parliament, European Parliament and Indian Parliament who participated in the ceremony. 

 

From the Indian Parliament, we had Mr ALPHONS KANNANTHANAM - Member of Parliament - India/ Former Union Minister/ Member - Standing Committee for External Affairs, Indian Parliament/ Time Magazine Top 100 Global leaders in 1994. From the European Parliament, we had Mr NICCOLO RINALDI - Directorate General for External Policies of the European Union - European Parliament, Brussels. From the UK Parliament, we had Hon VIRENDRA SHARMA MP - Member of Parliament - Ealing Southall, Chairman - Indo-British All Party Parliamentary Group and Lord WAVERLEY - Member of Parliament - House of Lords, United Kingdom/ Founder - SupplyFinder, Portugal

The 14 women and 26 men who made to the 2020 class of EuropeIndia40 list come from all walks of life and represent 19 different nationalities - Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

Find more details of the ceremony here - https://www.eicbi.org/2020-class-europeindia40-leaders

Europe India Beauty Summit at Croydon Town Hall & British Parliament, London

October 17, 2019

Europe India Centre for Business and Industry (EICBI) brought together beauty industry leaders and other stakeholders from UK, India and EU as part of its efforts to provide a common platform to address concerns and showcase opportunities in the beauty sector. These interactions were held during the “Europe India Beauty Summit” at Croydon Town Hall and UK Parliament in London on 17th October.  This conference was the 24th summit of the business meet series in the European Union (21 Major summits in British Parliament and 2 Major summits in European Parliament) which have been held during the course of this decade by EICBI and its associated bodies and brought together emerging beauty brands from India and European Union alongside disruptive beauty start-ups to shape the future of beauty sector in the EU India corridor.

The session at Croydon Town Hall was focussed more on helping companies understand the intricacies of setting up & running the business in UK and India whereas the session at UK parliament explored various opportunities and challenges for beauty industry leaders from UK, India and EU. Also, with all the discussions in UK and EU around Brexit and its implications on India, an interesting panel discussion with representations from British Parliament, European Parliament and Indian Embassy in London was organised during the UK Parliament session of the summit. This panel discussion had participation from Hon Bob Blackman MP - British MP, Harrow East, Mr Niccolò Rinaldi - Head of Unit for Asia, Australia and New Zealand - European Parliament & Mr Rohit Vadhwana - First secretary (Economic), High Commission of India.

 

The summit also saw the launch of #EuIndiaBeauty50 – Top 50 Emerging EU-India Beauty Leaders list, which acknowledged the contributions of 50 people from the European Union and India to the beauty sector. "#EuIndiaBeauty50 is an initiative of EICBI to discover Top 50 Emerging Beauty Industry Leaders in India & EU and acknowledge the contributions of 50 people from the European Union and India to the beauty sector. The women and men who made it to the EuIndiaBeauty50 list represented 16 different nationalities - Denmark, Finland, Germany, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.
 

Online album and delegate list are as mentioned below

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Post Conference report - http://bit.ly/EiBeautyReport

Photo Album - http://bit.ly/EuropeIndiaBeautySummit

Presenting of credentials to EuIndiaBeauty50 leaders - http://bit.ly/EuIndiaBeauty50

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Delegate list - Available to our Strategic partners only

 

Europe India Business Leaders Conference at Flanders, European Parliament & Wallonia

April 10, 2019

Europe India Business Leaders Conference 2019, the 23rd conference of our conference series, was held on 10th April and 11th April with discussions and interactions on 10th April at Flanders investment agency and European Parliament in Brussels followed by the industrial visit to Wallonia on 11th April.

On 10th April, the summit focused on the operational challenges faced by small scale businesses when they pursue their activities in India and the EU and speakers shared their expertise on the financial, legal, marketing and sales challenges faced by businesses while pursuing activities in the respective regions. About 19 speakers shared their expertise on the 1st day of the summit which was held at Flanders Investment Agency and European Parliament. About 100 organisations working in the areas of policy, technology, manufacturing, education, healthcare and other sectors attended the conference. 

On 11th April, Indian delegates were taken to a place called Wallonia so as to get a firsthand experience of seeing EU companies in action and directly engaging in interactions with experts on the factory floor. 

During the session at the European Parliament, EICBI released its 2019 class of EuIndia40 - Top 40 under 40 EU India Leaders. EuIndia40, an initiative of EICBI to discover Top 40 under 40 EU-India Leaders, covers the stories of these young leaders and their contributions in promoting EU India relations. The 16 women and 24 men who made to the list come from all walks of life and represent 16 different nationalities - Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom. The list features young entrepreneurs, policy leaders, thought leaders, business executives, trade body leaders, all under the age of 40, who are going to play an important part in shaping European Union - India trade relations during the next few decades.  
 

Online album and delegate list are as mentioned below

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Post Conference report - http://bit.ly/EIBLCreport

Photo Album - http://bit.ly/EIBLCphoto

Presenting of award credentials to EuIndia40 leaders - http://bit.ly/EuIndia40photos

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Delegate list - Available to our Strategic partners only

Europe India Business Summit at Hub Brussels, European Parliament & Wallonia

September 25, 2018

Europe India Business Summit was held in Brussels, the political capital of European Union, over the period of two day i.e on 25th September and 26th September so as to help Indian companies to know more about EU Market and tap opportunities in EU and EU companies to know more about opportunities in India. The summit had participation from a few of the companies from 28 European Union Countries and India, policymakers from European Union and India, Members of European Parliament and other invited guests.


On 25th September, the summit was focussed more on knowledge sharing with interactions and discussions at Hub Brussels and European Parliament. About 22 speakers shared their expertise on the 1st day of the summit. The discussion during the 1st day of the summit was aimed to showcase challenges and opportunities in India and the European Union so as to help  companies make better decisions while expanding into these markets. About 90 companies working in the areas of technology, manufacturing, education and healthcare attended the summit. 


On 26th September, Indian delegates were taken to a place called Wallonia so as to get a firsthand experience of seeing EU companies in action and directly engaging in interactions with experts on the factory floor. 

Online album and delegate list are as mentioned below

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Post Conference report - http://bit.ly/EIBSreport

Photo Album - http://bit.ly/EIBSphotos

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Delegate list - Available to our Strategic partners only

Festival of learning India 2018 at The Leela Palace, Chennai

February 12, 2018

Europe India Centre for Business and Industry worked with Bournemouth University, one of UK's leading university, Bournemouth University ( BU ) , to organise the Festival of Learning India on 12th February at The Leela Palace, Chennai. The theme of the festival was "Global Education 2050: The Future of Learning in India and UK". The Festival of learning India builds on Bournemouth University’s (BU) popular UK-based Festival of Learning, which is now in its sixth year. The Festival of Learning is a celebration of learning and has showcased BU’s research and expertise to a wide and varied audience over the last five years.

The keynote address at the Chennai leg of the Festival of Learning-India 2018 was delivered by Mr. Shankar Vanavarayar (Entrepreneur & President, Kumaraguru College of Technology). The first session on Day 1 of the festival in Chennai was a panel discussion titled, ‘Developing Indian talent for the global world: what should education look like in the future?’ with Dr. Samantha Leahy-Harland from Bournemouth University as its chair, and Prof. S. Armstrong (University of Madras) and Ms. Bindu Bhaskar (Asian College of Journalism) as panelists. This discussion addressed various questions relating to education and employability, considering in particular the skills and attributes that Indian youth need to succeed in an internationalized world. This panel discussion was followed by a keynote address by Ms. Mahalakshmi Saravanan, Founder, Women Entrepreneurs India.

During the Festival of learning India, ‘Global Talent in India - Challenges and Opportunities for Skills Development in Higher Education’ report was released by Mr CK Kumaravel, Co founder of Naturals, India's No 1 hair and beauty salon which has close to 600 salons across India.. The report  was written by researchers at the UK-based Bournemouth University working with a range of Indian stakeholders including IITs, IIMs, the University of Madras and Delhi University. 

Report, online album and delegate list are as mentioned below

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Post delegation visit report - Available here

Global Talent policy Report - http://bit.ly/2Hg6IwE

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Photo Album - http://bit.ly/2GgPHVv

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Delegate list - Available to our Strategic partners only

India Technology Summit 2017 at UK Parliament, London

November 14, 2017

About 120 people crowded into Committee Room of British Parliament at the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week for this year's Europe India Centre for Business & Industry's (EICBI) India Technology Summit, held on 14th November, to listen to 28 speakers from pioneering British and Indian start-ups, major corporates and investors..

Supported by Sivaleen Associates and Empact Ventures with Silicon India as media partners , this curated event aimed to establish an understanding of the major technological challenges and opportunities in India and the UK, and to connect and enable people, companies and communities to work together. Since it was first held in 2012, the EICBI’s summits have engaged more than 2700 delegates from over 1000 companies. This year's summit was introduced by Virendra Sharma MP, with other British MPs in attendance including Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, Bob Blackman, Preet Gill and Ruth Cadbury

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Post conference report, online album and delegate list are as mentioned below

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​Post Conference report- http://bit.ly/2AfOETh

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Photo Album (Photos by Somdotta Mukherjee/ email: somdottaphotography@gmail.com) - http://bit.ly/2zSjtMJ

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Delegate list - Available to our Strategic partners only

India Healthcare Summit 2017 at UK Parliament, London

September 12, 2017

Healthcare service providers from UK and India, policymakers from UK and India, Members of House of Lords & House of Commons gathered at the UK Parliament on 12th September to exchange healthcare related information as the two nations seek ways to extend access, improve quality, and lower the cost of care to their citizens.

 

Panel discussions during the summits focused on opportunities that are available in Indo UK healthcare corridor, role of medical apps in health care reforms, necessity of developing world class healthcare in tier 2 and 3 cities in India, innovations in healthcare which can help healthcare providers to optimize their resources, improving patient outcome and experience, benefits of Ayurveda and ethical sustainable healthcare. Some of the British MPs who  participated in the summit included Lord Swraj Paul; Mr.Virendra Sharma MP ( Ealing Southall ); Baroness Verma - Former Energy & Climate Change Minister and former International Development Minister, United Kingdom and Mr.Bob Blackman MP (Harrow East). The summit was extensively covered by Times of India and other regional newspaper across India.  

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Post conference report, online album and delegate list are as mentioned below

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​Post Conference report- http://bit.ly/2w55vSU

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Photo Album -  http://bit.ly/2wuqfaQ

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Delegate list - Available to our Strategic partners only

India Manufacturing Summit 2017 at British Parliament, London

July 18, 2017

India Manufacturing Summit was aimed to establish an understanding of major challenges and opportunities in manufacturing sector for companies in India. During the summit, a report titled ' Spotlight on Asian business' which looks at the contribution of Asian business to London was launched. The report was launched by Lord Swraj Paul (  Chairman, Caparo Group Ltd), Baroness Verma ( Former Energy & Climate Change Minister and former International Development Minister, United Kingdom ), Hon Virendra Sharma MP (Ealing Southall), Hon Bob Blackman MP (Harrow East), Mr.Vijay Goel , Chairman, Assocham UK/ Ex Chairman - London Chamber of Commerce Asian Business Association, Chi Onwurah Labour MP(Newcastle upon Tyne Central), Marion Fellows MP (Motherwell & Wishaw), Aditya Rathod (Executive Director - UAE Exchange) ,  Arbinder Chatwal ( Head of India Advisory services - BDO) & Sujit Nair FRSA ( Chair - Europe India Centre for Business & Industry )

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Post conference report, online album and delegate list are as mentioned below

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​Post Conference report- http://bit.ly/2vNys5o

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Photo Album -  http://bit.ly/2uNg9zM

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Delegate list - Available to our Strategic partners only

UK Tamil Nadu Puducherry Business Meet 2017 at British Parliament, London

July 13, 2017

'UK Tamil Nadu Puducherry Business Meet' , the 17th business meet of business meet series, was held at Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London on 13th July 2017 so as to promote business activity and partnerships between UK companies and Indian companies, particular among those who have business activity in Tamil Nadu.The business meet attracted about 170 delegates including representatives from Tamil Nadu, Members of House of Commons, representatives from UK companies, Indian companies and other individuals/ organisations from across the world who are interested to pursue business in Tamil Nadu/ India/ UK and businessmen from India who are successful in UK. About 13 experts from UK and Tamil Nadu shared their experience with the delegates from a wide range of sectors and this helped to achieve the summit's aim of establishing an understanding of major business challenges and opportunities in UK and Tamil Nadu/ India and promoting exchange of knowledge, ideas and experiences among current and future business and political leaders from UK and India/ Tamil Nadu

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​Photo Album -  http://bit.ly/2uNmATA

Interaction with Dr Parameshwar, Honourable Home Minister Government of Karnataka

March 08, 2017

EICBI, in association with UK Karnataka Business Chamber, organised an interaction with Dr Parameshwar Hon Home Minister Government of Karnataka so as to understand the law and order concerns of international companies looking to do business in Karnataka/ India. Also present in the interaction was Shri Kempaiaha IPS - Advisor to Home Minister, Government of Karnataka;  Shri Subash Chandra - IAS Additional Chief Secretary, Home Ministry, Government of Karnataka ; Shri Praveen Sood IPS - Commissioner, Bangalore City; Seemant kumar Singh IPS - IG Central, Government of Karnataka

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Online album can be seen below

 

Photo Album -  https://goo.gl/photos/xZhAgcazVbGmdM2z5

Video  - https://goo.gl/photos/DgiBGr2tGCJfhBhp7 

UK Karnataka Business Meet 2016 at UK Parliament, London

November 24, 2016

'UK India Karnataka Business Meet 2016' , the 16th business meet of business meet series, was held at Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London on 24th November 2016 so as to promote business activity and partnerships between UK companies and Indian companies, particular among those who have business activity in Karnataka.The business meet attracted about 100 delegates including representatives from Karnataka, Members of House of Commons, representatives from UK companies, Indian companies and other individuals/ organisations from across the world who are interested to pursue business in Karnataka/ India/ UK and businessmen from India who are successful in UK. About 18 experts from UK and Karnataka shared their experience with the delegates from a wide range of sectors and this helped to achieve the summit's aim of establishing an understanding of major business challenges and opportunities in UK and Karnataka/ India and promoting exchange of knowledge, ideas and experiences among current and future business and political leaders from UK and India/ Karnataka.

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Post conference report, online album and delegate list are as mentioned below

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UK Karnataka Business Opportunities report

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Post Conference report- http://bit.ly/UK-Karnataka-report

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Photo Album -  https://goo.gl/photos/Xp1SAB25j4S61kuDA

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Delegate list - Available to our Strategic partners only

UK India Healthcare Summit 2016 at UK Parliament, London

July 26, 2016

UK India Healthcare Summit 2016 was held at UK Parliament, Westminster, London so as to  promote business activity and partnerships between Indian and UK healthcare service providers.  UK India Healthcare Summit  2016 was the 15th meet of "business meet" series, which have been held at British Parliament, London over the last few years and these business meets have so far engaged around 2250 delegates so as to  promote trade and investment between UK and India, specifically South India. The business meet was chaired by Chairman of Indo British All Party Parliamentary group British MP Hon Virendra Sharma MP and was  also attended by two other British MPs,  former Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury - Seema Malhotra MP and Mr.Bob Blackman MP (Harrow East). A total of 20 speakers shared their expertise during the 4 hour meet which had about 100 delegates who had registered to attend the meet.

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Post conference report, online album and delegate list are as mentioned below

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Post Conference report- http://bit.ly/2aiqmXd

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Photo Album -  https://goo.gl/photos/3jyJBDCMMwS5k4kR7

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Delegate list - Available to our Strategic partners only

UK Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Business Meet 2016 at UK Parliament, London

April 14, 2016

UK Tamil Nadu Puducherry Business Meet 2016 / UKTNCC Annual meet was held on 14th April 2016 ( Tamil New Year's day) at UK Parliament, Westminster, London so as to  showcase business opportunities between UK and Tamil Nadu/ Puducherry, a region in the South of India.  UK Tamil Nadu Puducherry Business Meet 2016 was the 14th meet of "business meet" series, which have been held at British Parliament, London over the last few years and these business meet have so far engaged around 2150 delegates  The business meet was chaired by British MP Hon Virendra Sharma MP and was  also attended by two other British MPs,  Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury - Seema Malhotra MP and Welsh MP Mr. Gerald Jones. The High Commission of India, London was represented by Mr. Ramaswamy Balaji, First Secretary [Consular] of Indian High Commission Office London.. A total of 10 speakers shared their expertise during the 3 hour meet which had about 160 delegates who had registered to attend the meet.

Further details of the meet can be found as mentioned below

Post Conference report- http://bit.ly/1qEHnDe

Photo Album -  https://goo.gl/photos/sXdzKi5awMmdes9V6

Delegate list - Available to our Strategic partners only

UK South India Business Meet 2015 at UK Parliament, London

November 05, 2015

UK South India Business  Meet 2015 was held at  British Parliament, London on Thursday, 5th November so as to  showcase business opportunities in UK and India, specifically South India. The highlight of the business meet was the release of the 40 page supplement "South India- A dream destination for business"  report by three British MPs including Virendra Sharma MP, Ranil Jayawardena MP and Angela Rayner MP.  The business meet was also attended by Telangana MP Mr.Boora Narsaiah Goud Garu, Mr.Venkatesham Burra IAS and Mr.Har Sahay Meena IAS

Report - South India : A Dream Destination for business - Click here 

Post Conference report- http://bit.ly/20RLl9s

Photo Album - https://goo.gl/photos/o4Wc32WpBiZPNQdP6

Delegate list - Available on request to our Strategic partners only

UK Telangana Business Meet 2015 at UK Parliament, London

July 16, 2015

"UK Telangana Business Meet" was held at British Parliament, London on Thursday, 16th July so as to  showcase business opportunities between UK and Telangana, a state in the South of India. UK Telangana Business Meet was the 12th meet of "business meet" series, which have been held at British Parliament over the last few years and these business meet have so far engaged around 1830 delegates.  The meet was chaired by Mr Virendra Sharma MP and a total of 13 speakers shared their expertise during the 3 hour meet which had about 180 delegates who had registered to attend the meet. The various information related to the business meet has been mentioned below

Post conference report - http://bit.ly/1I16UZn
 

Online photo album - https://goo.gl/photos/vFzUnT5qUJkGxhVx6

 

Registered delegates - Available to our Strategic partners only

UK Business into Renewed India 2015 at UK Parliament, London

March 17, 2015

" UK Business into Renewed India" was held at British Parliament, London on Tuesday,  17th March.

The business meet had 18 speakers with UK and South India expertise who participated in the business meet. The business meet had about 162 delegates registered to attend the meet and about 25 delegates travelled from various South Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu & Telangana  to attend meet. The purpose of this meet was to generate  traction with UK M/SMEs to come to renewed Indian economy with new Government initiatives and the focus  was on Trade / Auto & Advanced Engg / Renewables/Healthcare & Innovation.

 

We have put together post conference report which can be accessed from this link - http://bit.ly/2j7RDVw


Please follow the link to view photos for this meet - https://goo.gl/photos/oqXBSPtMyq9ey6h67

 

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UK Karnataka Business Meet 2014 at UK Parliament, London

October 30, 2014

"UK Karnataka Business Meet 2014" was held on 30th October 2014 at British Parliament, Westminster, London. The business meet was chaired by Mr Virendra Sharma MP. One of the prominent speakers was Lord Swraj Paul, Ex - Deputy Speaker of House of Lords & Founder/ Chairman Caparo Group. The audience included representatives from South Indian state of Karnataka, Members of House of Lords & House of Commons, representatives from various trade bodies in United Kingdom etc.

Post conference report can be accessed from this link - http://bit.ly/2bLEblF


Please follow the link to view photos for this event - https://goo.gl/photos/USqyw841NgxXnMYi8

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UK South India Business Meet 2014 at UK Parliament, London

July 10, 2014

UK South India Business Meet,  was held on 10th July 2014 at the UK Parliament, Westminster, London. The business meet had Lord Swraj Paul as special guest and was chaired by Mr Virendra Sharma MP. The audience included representatives from South Indian states including Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana, Members of House of Lords & House of Commons, representatives from other Indian states/ other countries etc.The special invitee for the business meet was Lord Swraj Paul, one of the most famous person of Indian origin in UK and one of the richest person in Britain. Lord Paul felicitated Prof. Dr. K.P.  Haridas, Chairman and Managing Director, Lords Hospitals; Mr.Nissar Ahmed of Presidency Group of Institutions; talented dancer Mr.Tony Joseph Vanchinthanam & BSICC Chief Co Ordinator/ Director Mr.Sujit S Nair for not only making a huge difference to the lives of the people in the South India states but for having also contributed  to the economic development of their respective states.

Post conference report can be accessed from this link - http://bit.ly/2k4cQif

Please follow the link to view photos for this event - https://goo.gl/photos/wBrGNRPaRYUPSxnL7

 

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UK Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Business Meet 2014 at UK Parliament, London

May 08, 2014

UK Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Business Meet 2014 was held on 8th May 2014 at Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London. This business meet was chaired by Mr Virendra Sharma MP ( Southall, UK). The audience included representatives from Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Members of House of Lords & House of Commons, representatives from other Indian states/ other countries and businessmen from India who are successful in UK. One of the notable attendees for the business meet was Mr.Bharat Joshi, British Deputy High Commissioner in Chennai, who was also the Chief Guest of the day. The event attracted around 140 delegates was hailed as a huge success by various dignitaries who attended the meet

Post conference report can be accessed from this link - http://bit.ly/2bLEkG1

Photos of the event can be viewed here - https://goo.gl/photos/yfvnfRJ3X3fQGRf98

UK Karnataka Business Meet 2013 at UK Parliament, London

November 07, 2013

UK Karnataka Business Meet 2013 was organised at Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London, which was chaired by Mr Virendra Sharma MP with Chairman of Karnataka Legislative Council Mr.Shankaramurthy.D.H as the Chief Guest. Through this Business Meet we were able to provide insight into the opportunities in Karnataka and provoke further interest about ways to expand businesses in Karnataka.

Post conference report can be accessed from this link - http://bit.ly/2blMDXQ

Photos of the event can be viewed here -  https://goo.gl/photos/7qnASQmzLtVBtJUq5

UK Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Business Meet 2013 at UK Parliament, London

April 15, 2013

UK Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Business Meet 2013 was held so as to promote UK companies in Tamil Nadu and also to the Indian Tamil audiences and the media. The summit also showcased the opportunities available for UK companies to business in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. 

Photos of the event can be viewed here - https://goo.gl/photos/3Wwfzu9v3Ud2rnKi6

UK South India Business Meet 2013 at UK Parliament, London

June 27, 2013

UK South India Business Meet 2013 was held on 27th June 2013 at Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London, chaired by Mr Virendra Sharma MP and supported by UK Trade and Investment, a UK Government department. The event was meant to herald innovative avenues to foster stronger UK-South India bilateral trade relations. The attendees included government representatives from South Indian states, Members of House of Commons, representatives from UK companies and Indian companies who are interested in South India and businessmen from South India who are successful in UK. The business meet had participation of more than 150 delegates from around 100 companies, based in United Kingdom, Middle East and India. 

Post conference report which can be accessed from the link here - http://bit.ly/2bl1kYa

 

Photos of the event can be viewed here - https://goo.gl/photos/t37sCrUEaGMgLLNQ7

UK Kerala Business Meet 2012 at UK Parliament

November 29, 2012

UK Kerala Business Meet 2012 was held on 29th November 2012 at Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London, chaired by Mr Virendra Sharma MP and supported by UK Trade and Investment, a UK Government department. The Business Meet involved the government, bureaucrats and businessmen from Kerala, interacting alongside UK government agencies, Members of Parliament, Ministers, political leaders, and business organisations from  UK. 

Photos of the event can be viewed here - https://photos.app.goo.gl/QyVFsHtn38ZiWzRE9

British South India Business Meet 2012 at UK Parliament, London

October 18, 2012

The British South India Business Meet 2012 was held to showcase opportunities in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The Chief guest of the business meet was Mr.Mike Nithavrianakis, British Deputy High Commissioner, Chennai, India who presented the opportunities in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The audience included members from Houses of Lords, Houses of Commons, representatives from UK Trade and Investment and UK companies who are interested in South India and businessmen from South India who are successful in UK.

Representatives from states in South of India ie Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh presented opportunities which are currently available in those states. These idea of this interaction was to provide more details to British companies about the investment opportunities in these regions. The presence of British Deputy High Commissioner for South India provided a good opportunity for British companies to directly put forth their investment concerns and queries to Deputy High Commissioner Mr Mike Nithavrianakis.

 

The photos of the event can be viewed here - https://goo.gl/photos/WWJKQZkNyD1iMp8W6

UK South India Business Meet 2012 at UK Parliament, London

July 12, 2012

In conjunction with the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the Queen and the London Olympics, UK South India Business Meet was held at the Houses of the Parliament. The UK South India Business Meet was the first of its kind in the UK for South India, involving the government and business organisation of Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and few other guest states from India interacting alongside UK government agencies, Members of Parliament, Ministers, political leaders and business organisations. This special event enabled the states from South India to utilise British expertise and its world-class technology for the infrastructure, Waste management, Education, Low cost housing in urban and Villages, Power & Energy and IT projects coming up in the states.This event was being chaired by Mr.Virendra Sharma MP and was supported by the British Deputy High Commission in Chennai and UK Trade and Industry (UKTI) and UK-India Business Council (UKIBC). The Business meet received an overwhelming response and  was attended by more than 110 delegates including executives from more than 60 UK companies.

Agenda of the Business meet can be found here - http://bit.ly/2jt13JV

The photos of the event can be viewed here - https://goo.gl/photos/t7q1DQS85LSAtTbx9

UK Kerala Business Meet 2011 at UK Parliament, London

November 24, 2011

The UK-Kerala Business Meet was the first of its kind in the UK for Kerala, involving the government of Kerala, UK government agencies and business organisations in the UK and Kerala. This special event was to enable Kerala to utilise British expertise and its world-class technology for the infrastructure, Waste management, Education, Low cost housing in urban and Villages, Power & Energy and IT projects coming up in Kerala.The event was chaired by Mr.Virendra Sharma MP who is the Chairperson of UK-Kerala Business Forum and was supported by the Indian High Commission in London, Dy. High Commission in Chennai and UK Trade and Industry (UKTI), UK-India Business Council (UKIBC) and Kerala Chamber of Commerce and IndustryThe “UK Kerala Business Meet” was held at House of Parliament, London and hosted by the UK Kerala Business Forum. The event brought together British Government, Government of Kerala, Infrastructure Companies and Funding Agencies.

Agenda of the Business meet can be found here - http://bit.ly/UKkerala2011

The photos of the event can be viewed here - https://photos.app.goo.gl/Q4fHpG4nW5yJRXFw8