Exceptional Response Surpassing the Arabian Borders for the ‘TAB 2013’ Conference
August 20, 2013 - Bangalore, Karnataka, India
The exclusive gathering hosted by the Indo-Arab Chamber of Commerce and managed by Confianza Integrated Communications (P) Ltd brings together up to 250 small and medium enterprise owners, prospective entrepreneurs, and individuals who are looking to carve a niche for themselves in the GCC countries with regards to trade and business opportunities, as well as entrepreneurs who are looking to expand their setup in India.
The Honorable Chief Minister of State, Karnataka, Shri Siddaramaiah and Shri Shri Ravi Shankar, Founder, Art of Living will grace the occasion by making it a collaborative effort to expand new horizons.
The conference will focus on two other major issues concerning the SMEs’ in India: Technology and Competence. Featuring influential leaders from the economic and business sectors, keynote addresses, workshops and panel sessions will deliver compelling discussions aimed at understanding industry dynamics to uncover the massive expansion and investment opportunities and address underlying issues for SMEs in India who would like to set up or expand their businesses in the Middle East.
Asif Iqbal quoted- Executive Director, Indo Arab Chamber of Commerce stated, “We are overwhelmed with the kind of response that we have received for ‘TAB 2013’. We have received support and encouragement from the business, political, policy making and diplomatic circles for the event. The response reinforces our belief that the SME sector in India is looking for a platform to connect with businesses across the world. We are looking forward to have a very successful event on the 23rd of August, 2013.”
Transcending borders is the key to any trade, be it on a large scale or on a small scale. The Indo Arab Chamber of Commerce provides members with the platform to reach up and grab the trade opportunity with both hands. One of the objectives of this conference is to increase the small and medium size enterprise base in the Middle East. It is vital to broaden this enterprise base through consecutive growth and expansion.
Mr. Peter Michael Schuster – General Manager, RAK INVESTMENT AUTHORITY quoted “Transcending Arabian Borders (TAB) 2013, is an excellent platform to discuss the bilateral trade and business relationship between India and the Arabian countries. RAK Investment Authority (RAKIA) is pleased to participate in this event as a Gold Sponsor. This event provides a great chance for us to introduce and promote business prospects in the Business Parks of RAKIA. For the entrepreneurs from India who are looking to expand into the growing markets in the Middle East region, this would be an opportunity to learn and discuss the details of business formation in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.”
Confirmed Speakers and VIP Attendees include -
Shri Siddaramaiah, Chief Minister of Karnataka
Shri K. H. Muniyappa, Union Minister of State for MSMEs
Mr. Jaffer Sharief, Former Railways Minister / Former member of the INC
Shri Shri Ravi Shankar, Founder, Art of Living
Mr. S. Krishna Kumar, Former Minister of State for Defence
Mr. Sam Pitroda, Advisor to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure & Innovations
Mr. Oscar Fernandes, Union Cabinet Minister for Transport, Road and Highways, Government of India
Mr. Mani Shankar Aiyer, Former Union Cabinet Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and a former member of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
Mr. C.M. (Chand Mahal) Ibrahim, Former Civil Aviation Minister and Information & Broadcasting Minister
Praveen Kumar, IAS Administrator, Gurgaon
Mr Sudhir Chandra, Former Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India
J Alexander, IAS Former Chief Secretary and Minister, Tourism Govt. of Karnataka
Mithun Shetty- Director, Confianza Integrated Communications says, “We as an organization are proud entrepreneurs investing our time and knowledge to be a part of this exclusive initiative and to be associated with “Transcending Arabian Borders - TAB 2013”, an expansion of horizons catering to the SME’S across India and the Middle East. With this exclusive initiative we will not only bridge the gaps geographically, but dynamically bring about a change in the business arena. It’s been an overwhelming response and we certainly are looking forward for this initiative to be a successful endeavour.”
SMEs are the most integral part of the economy, as they are the major contributors to a nation’s growth. Along with the commercial and financial contribution, this sector also helps in employment, diversified scope and industrial growth thus enabling a self-motivated and a self-dependent future. This key initiative is something everyone is looking forward to.
Source: Business Wire India