Asia in the Forefront at Global Economic Summit 2014

Held from 11 th to 13 th September 2014 at the World Trade Centre (WTC) Mumbai, the conference will focus on Asia: Powering Global Markets.

Mr. Kamal Morarka, Chairman, WTC Mumbai said that this is an opportunity for all regions across the world to learn, discuss and deliberate on global development and explore business partnerships. “Our endeavor is to bring as many countries as possible to this Summit and enrich this forum with perspectives from many nations,” said Mr. Morarka.

The Chairman has urged the diplomatic community to participate in this significant forum and invite investors, key officials and experts to share their rich experiences and best practices.

Mr. Vijay Kalantri, Vice Chairman, WTC Mumbai & President, All India Association of Industries (AIAI), said that the GES is one such forum which benefits SMEs largely and promotes entrepreneurship, exports and new initiatives. The GES in its 4 th edition will recognize the significance of Asia, its markets, trade and investment potential to the rest of the world.

The newly elected Prime Minister, Honorable Mr. Narendra Modi has stressed on the 5 Ts, namely Trade, Tourism, Tradition, Technology and Talent. The GES is structured around these 5 Ts.

The emphasis of the sessions of the Summit is on Manufacturing, Technology, Women’s Empowerment, Significance of Trade Agreements, Role of Trade Promotion Organizations and Millennium Development Goals and will be addressed by Deputy Director General, World Trade Organization (WTO), Economists and Bankers from the World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Central Bank of Bangladesh, key experts from DMS Funds, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Ministers from Thailand and Indonesia amongst others. Panelists will include key officials, business leaders and heads of organizations that play an important role in strengthening International trade.

The Summit aims to facilitate B2B Meetings and Networking opportunities for over 500 delegates from over 30 countries.

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