Bengal Global Business Summit 2017

BENGAL GLOBAL SUMMIT 2018 OVERVIEW



The 4th largest state economy in India, growing at 15.64% GVA, West Bengal is leading the charge along the growth curve of India. The State is a perfect blend of economic strength and dynamism, with a strong consumer base, vibrant industry, large talent pool, industry friendly stable policies, transparent governance and record social and physical infrastructure development. The State Govt. is committed towards inclusive and sustainable development, providing increasing employment opportunities. With upcoming 2 major deep sea ports coming up at Sagar Island and Tajpur, Amritsar Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC) aligned to Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor, national waterways, ready industrial infrastructure with over 200 industrial parks/estates covering around 20,000 acres, 6 new theme townships promises to open up new vistas of investment opportunities. The past editions of the Bengal Global Business Summit have proven to be milestones in terms of establishing Bengal as an ideal investment destination. West Bengal is synonymous with opportunities and the 4th edition of Bengal Global Business Summit will project its business-readiness to the global investor community, spearheading the surge ahead. The business opportunities the State offers are spread across a multidimensional spectrum of sectors including Industrial infrastructure, Manufacturing clusters (Light engineering, Auto Ancillaries, Leather, Gems & Jewellery, Textile), Urban Development, Agro (Seeds and Fertilizers, Food Processing, Animal Resource Development, Fisheries), IT & ITES, Transport, Tourism, Power, Skills, Healthcare, Education, etc. The 2-day long BGBS 2018 will bring together policy makers, corporate leaders from around the globe, delegations, academia, opinion makers to explore business opportunities, forge partnerships and collaborations. Come to Bengal, Ride the Growth
Bengal Global Business Summit 2017

Entrepreneur's Speak

  • We have a large presence in Bengal and the total investments in the State are about 20,000 crores. We have been in this State for a number of years and we continue to invest in this State.

    Sanjiv Goenka

    It was a landmark event. I was pleasantly surprised at the scale of the investment proposed and the enthusiasm shown by potential investors. I feel optimistic that Bengal will play part in the resurgence of Indian economy .

    HARSHAVARDHAN NEOTIA

  • I am confident that the Bengal Global Business Summit will presage a new era of entrepreneurship and development in West Bengal. The overall spirit is positive and I am optimistic.

    Viresh Oberoi

    What I greatly appreciate about the West Bengal Government and its Chief Minister is its global vision. I am confident that West Bengal will steadily march forward to the industrial space and become a model in all-round growth and development.

    Mr.Umesh Chowdhary

  • I would rate the summit as a very successful event. This time we build `Brand West Bengal'

    Mr. Sumit Mazumder

    The profile of Bengal has changed in the country. Now everybody will be positive about Bengal.

    M K Jalan

  • The summit was very well-organized and saw a very good turnout. It was interesting to see many industrialists and investors from all over India and the world here. This is my first time in Kolkata and I was pleasantly surprised by the developments in Bengal. I shall make my govt and businessmen in my country aware of the investment possibilities in Bengal .

    San Schreiner

    West Bengal is taking firm steps towards consolidating its position as a potential tourist destination of India. Our state has unparalleled tourism products that are unique in terms of its beauty, rich culture and history.

    Vijay Diwan

  • Mamata Banerjee supported by her extremely able team has brought a transformational change in the state which is attracting investors like never before.

    Dr Jyotsna Suri

    Bengal Global Business Summit 2015 was a milestone event which gathered a very positive response from the investors and we are looking forward to the next Summit to carry this momentum forward.

    Gaurav Swarup

  • The Bengal Global Business Summit has evolved as an annual flagship event for the State Government for showcasing Bengal's potential and inviting investment proposals. Apart from highlighting all the achievements, the State Government should also utilize this platform to initiate a regular dialogue with the business community in order to improve the 'ease of doing business' in the state so that a cadre of empowered entrepreneurs can be groomed for the future which can guarantee job-creation.

    Sunil Kanoria

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Bengal Global Summit 2017

Venue:
Biswa Bangla Convention Centre, Newtown, Kolkata - 700 156
Event Registration
Highlights of BGBS 2016
  • Rs. 2,50,253.74 crore worth of business announcements, business document exchanges, expressions of interest and investment proposals received from varied sectors such as Manufacturing, Infrastructure & Mining, Urban Development, Power & Renewable Energy, IT, ITES & Telecom, Transport, Tourism, Food Processing & Fisheries, Technical Education & Training and Small & Medium Industries during Bengal Global Business Summit 2016.
  • Hon'ble Ministers from abroad, HE Mr Tshering Tobgay, Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bhutan, Mr. Tofail Ahmed, Minister of Commerce, Bangladesh and Rt Hon Ms Priti Patel, Minister of State for Employment, United Kingdom addressed the Summit.
  • Hon'ble Ministers from India, Shri Arun Jaitley, Hon'ble Union Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs, Information & Broadcasting, Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Hon'ble Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways & Shipping, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon'ble Union Minister of Railways, Shri Arvind Kejriwal, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Delhi and Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon'ble Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy addressed the Summit.
  • Participation from 26 countries including USA, UK, Italy, Spain, Germany, Japan, China, Korea, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Canada, Netherlands, Malaysia, UAE, Singapore, Belgium, Thailand, Bulgaria, Romania, Chile, Czech Republic, Mexico, Finland, Tunisia, Argentina.
  • Major announcements/ investment proposals/ MoUs/ EOIs – TCG Refinery, Jindal Group, H-Energy, Essel Group, Zhongtong Bus Holding, Great Eastern Energy, Kawasaki Rikuso, BAPL, Ambuja Neotia, ITC, Airtel, Titagarh Towers, etc.
  • Export Strategy Paper for West Bengal prepared by EXIM Bank, New Township Policy, Design Policy 2016, Start-Up Policy 2016-2021 released by Hon'ble Chief Minister of West Bengal
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