Published On : Tue, Dec 23rd, 2014

CII to Collaborate With Nagpur First to Hold Global Investor Conference on 28th December 2014

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Calling out Investors to make Nagpur their next investment destination, CII(Confederation of Indian Industry) in collaboration with Nagpur First is organizing Global Investor Conference, highlighting Vidarbha’s latent potential as a hub of future investments. This ‘Investors Conclave’ is a part of the 2 Day Global Nagpur Summit, that’s being held on 27th and 28th of December 2014.

The conference will be inaugurated at the hands of Honorable Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday, the 28 December 2014.

CII, The Confederation of Indian Industry is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India’s development process. With 64 offices in India, and 7 overseas offices, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.

Nagpur First is a Charitable Trust initiated by Nagpurians across the globe working to make the city grow and emerge at a global level.

The Global Investor Conference will be attended by senior government officials, and Industry and leading thought leaders like Sanjay Kirloskar, Deputy Chairman, CII (WR), Chairman & Managing Director, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd; V S Parthasarathy, Chief Financial Officer & Group CIO, Mahindra Group, Ashwini Malhotra, Chairman, CII Maharashtra State Council & Managing Director, Weikfield Foods Pvt Ltd, Rishi Kumar Bagla, Chairman & Managing Director, OMR Bagla Automotive Systems India Ltd, Hakimuddin Ali, Chairman, CII Vidarbha Zonal Council & Managing Director, Calderys India Refractories Ltd amongst others.

The key highlights of the conference comprise Opportunities in Manufacturing and Opportunities in Service Domain. Leading industrialists from Manufacturing / Automobiles, Food & Agro, & Textiles sector will make presentations and address various sessions.

The sectoral presentation on manufacturing domain will be moderated by Ashutosh Tripathi, Plant Head Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Dr Ravindra Aher, Group Director, Raisoni Group of Institutions will be moderating for Services domain. IT & ITeS presentations will be made by Prashant Deshpande, Chairman, CII Marathwada Zonal Council, and Managing Director of Expert Global Solutions Pvt Ltd; Tourism will be represented by Valsa Nair Singh, Managing Director, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation Ltd; and logistics by Bhairavi Jani, Director, SCA Group. Siddhart Goel, National Head — Research Cushman & Wakefield (India) Pvt. Ltd will establish the case for Destination Nagpur.

There will be a panel discussion focusing on Developments in Institutional Investment & Investor Expectations from Industrialists & Entrepreneurs. The panel will be moderated by Shivkumar Rao, Past Chairman CII Vidarbha Zonal Council & Director, R & Y Logistics Pvt. Ltd. The panel will comprise of Krishnakumar Taori, Group Managing Director, Hasan Juma Backer Trading & Contracting Co. LLC (HJB), Abhaya Kumar, CEO & Managing Director, Shasun Pharmaceuticals Ltd amongst other eminent panelists. Nitin Deveshwar, Vice Chairman CII Vidarbha Zonal Council & M D, ESMS (India) Pvt. Ltd. will deliver address on the Essence & Summary of the Day whereas Pankaj Shah, Director Artefacts Ltd. will conclude the day’s event with Vote of Thanks.

The conference, attended by both overseas and domestic delegates will focus on Tourism, Education, Healthcare, IT & !TES sectors amongst others, drawing potential investor’s attention to all the strategic advantages that Vidarbha offers by way of location, cheap labor, infrastructure, connectivity, abundance of resources, etc; promoting Nagpur as the next investment destination.

The agenda is designed to benefit the Investor community as well as the local industry, with an objective of building a sustainable long term platform between investors and industry.

Venue of the conference is Chitnavis Centre, Civil lines, Nagpur. It will start at 0930 hrs, Sunday, 28 December, 2014.