India-UK Business Convention: Online

WELCOME TO THE ONLINE INDIA-UK BUSINESS CONVENTION 2015

Celebrating the strength of the UK-India relationship, our online India-UK Business Convention establishes the benefits that closer collaboration between our two countries brings. The UK has unique commercial and technical expertise and the desire to deploy it. The Convention is a catalyst, the focal point for UK corporate engagement with leaders from Indian industry and Government, to unlock further opportunities.

The Convention was attended by leading UK and Indian CEOs, together with UK businesses new to India. It provides the platform to facilitate increased trade and investment across the board. For the first time, your convention is filmed and free to view for a limited time only.

We do not want you to miss a thing. Sign up now to access practical advice sessions and insights from the convention. Use the discussions shaped by international business leaders on the key issues affecting UK-India trade and investment to further your business today.

Online Programme

BONUS CONTENT: THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, NARENDRA MODI’S SPEECH AT GUILDHALL, LONDON

On Thursday the 11th November the Indian Prime Minster, Narendra Modi, gave a speech to UK business at Guildhall in London. Watch his address here.

LEADERS CONCLAVE WITH CNBC

Watch Shereen Bhan in conversation with top business leaders from India & UK as they brain storm to find solutions to strengthen the trade ties between both the nation.

MAKE IN INDIA

The keynote address underlines the major factors driving the success of the “Make in India” campaign. Our panel debates the impact of the Modi Government’s flagship initiative identifying key sectors and sharing synergies that create major opportunities for UK business.

BITE-SIZE Make in India MINI SESSIONS

DIGITAL INDIA

This session outlines the likely impact of digitalisation. Our panel evaluates sectors transformed by the initiative and call for Public and Private Sector collaboration. We shine a light on the strengths of UK business outlining the key factors making us India’s chosen digital partner.

BITE-SIZE Digital India MINI SESSIONS

INDIA’S COMPETITIVE FEDERALISM

The India Government promotes healthy competition amongst States to enhance the business environment and encourage foreign investment. The appointed panel evaluates the value of this policy and considers potential areas Government must safeguard to assure its ongoing success.

BITE-SIZE Competitive Federalsim MINI SESSIONS

INDIA – RED CARPET OR RED TAPE?

India’s “investment friendly” policy is examined. Our panel evaluates the successes enjoyed, the infrastructure challenges of a fast emerging economy and provide insight into the role of Business, one considered pivotal as Union and State Government build capability and expertise.

Bite-size Read carpet or red tape mini sessions

INORGANIC GROWTH IN INDIA

Over the past 5 years, the UK accounted for a third of international deals totalling 112Bil$. Our panel discuss the growth of both domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, explaining the attractiveness of the option and consider the critical success factors for this route in India.

BITE-SIZE Inorganic growth MINI SESSIONS

EASE OF DOING BUSINESS IN INDIA – STATE LEVEL COMPETENCE

Our panel debate Government policy and legislation to facilitate improved operating environments. The plans for rapid change are analysed, present deterrents to UK business are outlined and benefits of key reforms that focus on simplification and rationalisation are explained.

BITE-SIZE ease of doing business MINI SESSIONS

COMPLIANCE: UNDERSTANDING THE UK BRIBERY ACT AND INDIAN COMPANIES ACT

Our panel explain how these two pieces of legislation dovetail. The technical challenges and implications are reviewed for business and individuals, a recommendation to ensure expert advice is provided and the reasons why the acts allow corporates to flourish detailed.

BITE-SIZE compliance MINI SESSIONS

BONUS SESSION: CEO DIALOGuE WITH CNBC

UK India Business Council, KMPG and CNBC-TV18’s Shereen Bhan in conversation with top corporate voices. Post Modi’s meeting with top brass CEO’s Shereen Bhan of CNBC-TV18 brings us an exclusive conversation with what transpried through the meeting with the voices that matter.

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