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The UK India Business Council, The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the High Commission of India in London would like to formally invite you to join us at this year’s International Business Festival in Liverpool.

Together, we are arranging a day of India-focused activities as part of the festivals Manufacturing week.

‘India Day’ will take place on Wednesday 20th June 2018 from 1000 – 1800.

At a growth rate of 7.5% Indian economy is among the fastest growing economies of the world and is making great strides in its efforts to improve its ‘ease of doing business’ rankings making India an even more attractive business partner to global economies than ever before. Delegates from 100 different countries attend the International Business Festival and the Festival provides a platform to attract new international investors, suppliers and partners.

Our morning session will look at “India – A Global Business Opportunity”. The seminar would be headlined by a Senior Government Official from the Government of India, and followed by a Panel of Indian and Global Business Leaders, who would provide testimony to the improving ease of doing business in India and their overall experiences in the market, including the success stories as well as challenges.

After lunch, we will be focussing on the considerable opportunities available to UK businesses as a result of the recently launched ‘Access India Programme’ (AIP). This is a flagship initiative of the High Commission of India in London and has been formed to encourage and assist UK SMEs to access the Indian market. This event provides a great opportunity to meet senior officials from the Indian government and network with businesses and various organisations active in the UK-India corridor.

All attendees will recieve a FREE pass to the International Business Festival, once you have registered for this event, you will automatically be assigned a complimentary ticket.


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0930: Registration and Networking

1000: India - A Global Business Opportunitiy

  • Welcome and opening remarks - Dr David Landsman, Chair, CII UK India Business Forum & Executive Director, Tata Ltd
  • Keynote Address by Senior Government of India Official
  • Panel Discussion on Doing Business in India moderated by CII
  • Interactive Q&A session
  • Closing remarks by UKIBC
  • Session ends

1300: Networking Lunch

1400: Access India Programme Seminar

  • Welcome and opening remarks by HE Mr Dinesh Patnaik, Indian Deputy High Commissioner
  • Acccess India Programme by Kevin McCole, COO, UK India Business Council
  • Case Studies and Panel Discussion
  • Interactive Q&A session
  • Networking
  • Session ends


1600: International Business Festival


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