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How Indian SMEs are Tapping Opportunities,
Taking Challenges head on and Breaking Barriers.

Delhi

Thursday, 30th November 2017
The Eros Hotel, Delhi

Mumbai

Wednesday, 06th December 2017
ITC Grand Central, Mumbai

Bengaluru

Tuesday, 19th December 2017
The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore

About the Event

India is the second largest growing economy in the world and is poised to soon become the fastest. We now also have a stable government whose primary agenda is solely focused on economic development. One of India’s main growth drivers has been the SME segment. India has more than 50 million SME organizations and employs 40% of the work force. As we see more disruptive businesses evolve and with the thrust on entrepreneurship from all & this segment will continue to grow. Needless to add that all of our businesses are getting an additional boost with an increase in global companies looking at the Indian market and how to partner with local companies. This space is set for a lot more action in terms of investment and growth in the immediate future.

Speakers

New Delhi

Dr. Mahesh Gupta

Chairman,
KENT RO Systems Ltd

New Delhi

Mr. Nikhil Arora

VP & MD,
Go Daddy India

Mumbai

Mr. Sridhar Sankararaman

Managing Director,
Multiples Alternate Asset Management

Mumbai

Mr. Prasanth Nair

Managing Partner and Country Head, Inhelm Leadership Solutions

Mumbai

Ms. Padma Gupta

Director - Human Resources,
Hafele India Private Limited

Mumbai

Mr. G L Kumar

Business Head - MSME, Professional Loans & Medical Equipment Finance
India Infoline Finance Ltd

Bangalore

Mr. Muralidhar Teppala

Director, Head Talent Acquisition
EPAM Systems Inc


Mumbai

Ms. Kainaz Messman

Founder and CEO,
Theobroma


Bangalore

Ms. Srividya Kannan

Founder & Director,
Avaali Solutions Pvt. Ltd

Mumbai

Mr. Deepak Deshpande

Senior VP & Chief HR Officer,
Net Magic

New Delhi

Mr. Bharat Chhabra

Head - L&D (HR),
Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited

Mumbai

Mr. Ajay Thakur

Head - BSE SME,
BSE Limited

Bangalore

Mr. Aadil Bandukwala

Evangelist,
Belong.co

New Delhi

Mr. Raju Moza

CFO,
Zentrix

New Delhi

Mr. Vipin Kumar

Group CIO,
Escorts Limited

Mumbai

Mr. Robin Banerjee

Managing Director,
‎Caprihans India Ltd

Agenda

09:00 AM
9:00 am – 10:00 am

Registration with High Tea

10:00 AM
10:00 am – 10:15 am

Welcome note


by Mr. Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld
10:15 AM
10:15 am - 10:30 am

SME Success Story


by Dr. Mahesh Gupta – Chairman – Kent RO Systems Ltd
10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Panel Discussion: Where’s the cash honey?


The five things SMEs need to put in perspective for smoothening finances and creating effective cash flows
  • Navin Ahuja – CEO - Outgrow Consulting
11:15 AM
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

SME Success Story


by Nishant Khanna - Managing Director and Founder - Webberz International
11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Panel Discussion on HR: If Talent is Target, Retention is Reward


How are Indian SMEs maintaining the talent benchmark and what features in their critical to do list to reduce attrition
12:15 PM
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Presentation*

12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 01:30 PM

Panel Discussion on Technolgy: SMAC


The next growth driver for SMEs in India & Indian SMEs in the Digital India Landscape
  • Nikhil Arora – Vice President & Managing Director - Go Daddy India
01:30 PM
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Networking Lunch

02:30 PM
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Visionary Keynote

03:00 PM
03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Panel Discussion: GST


What is the outcome to one of Indian economy's most prudent chapter?
03:45 PM
03:45 PM - 04:30 PM

Panel Discussion on Sales


How to maximize market coverage with limited resources
04:30 PM
04:30 PM - 04:45 PM

SME Success Story 3

04:45 PM
04:45 PM - 05:30 PM

Panel Discussion on Marketing


Maximizing reach and creating global value
05:30 PM
05:30 PM - 05:45 PM

Networking tea break

05:45 PM
05:45 PM - 06:15 PM

Indian SMEs in the Digital India landscape - Keynote

  • Vipin Kumar -Group CIO, Escorts Limited
06:15 PM
06:15 PM

Thank you note

* Awaiting Confirmation

09:00 AM
9:00 am – 10:00 am

Registration with High Tea

10:00 AM
10:00 am – 10:15 am

Welcome note


by Mr. Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld
10:15 AM
10:15 am - 10:30 am

SME Success Story 1

10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Panel Discussion: Where’s the cash honey?


The five things SMEs need to put in perspective for smoothening finances and creating effective cash flows
  • Sridhar Sankararaman - Managing Director - Multiples Alternate Asset Management
  • G L Kumar - Business Head - MSME, Professional Loans & Medical Equipment Finance - India Infoline Finance Ltd
  • Ajay Thakur - Head - BSE SME - BSE Limited
11:15 AM
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

SME Success Story 2

11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Panel Discussion on HR: If Talent is Target, Retention is Reward


How are Indian SMEs maintaining the talent benchmark and what features in their critical to do list to reduce attrition
  • Prasanth Nair - Managing Partner and Country Head - Inhelm Leadership Solutions
  • Padma Gupta - Director - Human Resources - Hafele India Private Limited
  • Deepak Deshpande – SVP & CHRO - Netmagic Solutions
12:15 PM
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Presentation*

12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 01:30 PM

Panel Discussion on Technolgy: SMAC


The next growth driver for SMEs in India & Indian SMEs in the Digital India Landscape
01:30 PM
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Networking Lunch

02:30 PM
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Visionary Keynote

03:00 PM
03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Panel Discussion: GST


What is the outcome to one of Indian economy's most prudent chapter?
  • Bankim Mistry – President - Bombay Small Scale Industries Association
  • Robin Banerjee - Managing Director, Caprihans India Ltd
03:45 PM
03:45 PM - 04:30 PM

Panel Discussion on Sales


How to maximize market coverage with limited resources
04:30 PM
04:30 PM - 04:45 PM

SME Success Story 3

04:45 PM
04:45 PM - 05:30 PM

Panel Discussion on Marketing


Maximizing reach and creating global value
05:30 PM
05:30 PM - 05:45 PM

Networking tea break

05:45 PM
05:45 PM - 06:15 PM

Indian SMEs in the Digital India landscape - Keynote

06:15 PM
06:15 PM

Thank you note

* Awaiting Confirmation

09:00 AM
9:00 am – 10:00 am

Registration with High Tea

10:00 AM
10:00 am – 10:15 am

Welcome note


by Mr. Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld
10:15 AM
10:15 am - 10:30 am

SME Success Story 1

10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Panel Discussion: Where’s the cash honey?


The five things SMEs need to put in perspective for smoothening finances and creating effective cash flows
11:15 AM
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

SME Success Story 2

11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Panel Discussion on HR: If Talent is Target, Retention is Reward


How are Indian SMEs maintaining the talent benchmark and what features in their critical to do list to reduce attrition
  • Muralidhar Teppala – Director & Head Talent Acquisition - EPAM Systems Inc
  • Aadil Bandukwala - Evangelist - Belong.co
12:15 PM
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Presentation*

12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 01:30 PM

Panel Discussion on Technolgy: SMAC


The next growth driver for SMEs in India & Indian SMEs in the Digital India Landscape
  • Srividya Kannan – Founder & Director - Avaali Solutions Pvt. Ltd
01:30 PM
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Networking Lunch

02:30 PM
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Visionary Keynote

03:00 PM
03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Panel Discussion: GST


What is the outcome to one of Indian economy's most prudent chapter?
03:45 PM
03:45 PM - 04:30 PM

Panel Discussion on Sales


How to maximize market coverage with limited resources
04:30 PM
04:30 PM - 04:45 PM

SME Success Story 3

04:45 PM
04:45 PM - 05:30 PM

Panel Discussion on Marketing


Maximizing reach and creating global value
05:30 PM
05:30 PM - 05:45 PM

Networking tea break

05:45 PM
05:45 PM - 06:15 PM

Indian SMEs in the Digital India landscape - Keynote

06:15 PM
06:15 PM

Thank you note

* Awaiting Confirmation

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