West Bengal is the sixth largest state of India in economic size with a GSDP of INR 14.44 lakh crore (US$ 206.64 billion) in 2020-21. The State has witnessed positive growth rate of 1.2% despite the pandemic in 2020-21. State’s conducive and pragmatic business policies and emphasis on developing industries has thrust Bengal into the top of India’s global investment ladder. To showcase the world that ‘Bengal Means Business’ and to explore more business opportunities, forge partnership and collaboration, the state is organizing the sixth edition of Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) on April 20-21, 2022.
The Bengal Global Business Summit is an ideal platform for forging alliances, tie up partnerships, and acquiring a clear vision of the opportunities that the state provides for expanding business, making new investments, setting up green field manufacturing projects and associated activities.
BGBS 2019 had attracted participation of over 4000 delegates including 450 international delegates from 35 Countries. The business proposed in the earlier five editions of BGBS amounts to INR 12,35,578 crore.
The 2 day Summit will have plenary sessions, sectoral sessions, B2G and B2B interactions apart from providing digital space for exhibitions and business networking. The focus sector for this summit includes Infrastructure, Agri & Allied activities, Industries including MSME, Services including Health and Education, Tourism, International trade, IT& ITeS and Mining.
The sixth edition of BGBS has FICCI and CII as its Business Partners and KPMG, EY, PWC and CRISIL as its Knowledge Partners. WBIDC and its partners will provide all assistance and handholding support to business intending to establish their footprint in the state.
This forum will offer free flowing and seamless interactions for the stakeholders to explore investment possibilities and potential in the state and to become partners in our growth story.
It (West Bengal) is an incredible success story.More..
This Summit is an excellent platform to not just showcase Bengal’s potential but to understand the vast opportunities that lie in the region as well. I’ve been struck by the many similarities between Bengal’s vision for its eco-system and Bhutan’s vision of development that is…More..
I would like to thank for invitation to such important event BGBS which is creating a good opportunity to present Polish companies and discuss possibilities of cooperation with local partners.More..
Respected Chief Minister, your vision, your dynamism, your courage, your dedication towards Bengal and India is very well known not only in your state and country but also has touched the heart of Korean PeopleMore..
It is truly an honour to be here at 2019 Bengal Global Business Summit - proud to be part of a strong delegation from North Carolina as a part of US India Business CouncilMore..
In the frame of dynamic and diversify bilateral relations between Italy and India - the Lombardy region looks at the Summit as further opportunity to enhance Government to Government and business to business relations among the leading sub national territories.More..
Many new challenges find one big answer – innovation and it’s a good news that innovation runs faster so we have only to speed up and catch the new opportunities as you do here in West Bengal and it is really incredible; Congratulations to Government…More..
It ( Bengal Global Business Summit) is a platform to bring together all of us who have a stake at the development of the State. The platform is to build true partnership to serve all the people of West Bengal. West Bengal has achieved significant…More..
West Bengal is a very attractive market with skilled manpower- the reform process is led with great degree of vision.More..
Last 6 years has seen a sea of change, the leadership has been dynamic and decisive, the Govt. machinery is completely professional. They are quick to respond.More..
I feel optimistic that Bengal will play a part in the resurgence of Indian economy.More..
Bengal is our ‘Karmabhoomi’. It is the love and affection of the people of West Bengal and encouragement of the Government which has helped us to grow and prosper in the State. In Bengal we have found a very sensitive and supportive Government.More..
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…More..
Bengal's economy has impressively withstood the continuing slowdown in economic growth in previous years and currently is on a high growth trajectory. We want to grow in Bengal to create a market enduring goodwill by benefitting both our buyers and investors. The current boost in…More..
Bengal really offers tremendous opportunities in manufacturing- we have abundance of natural resources, skilled manpower, and locational advantages.More..
We are in this state from the last 12 years and invested around sixteen hundred crores looking at the ease of doing business here, both the political and administrative systems are extremely quick in response to resolve the issues.More..
The dynamic Chief Minister supported by her extremely able team has brought a transformational change in the State which is attracting investors like never before.More..
In context to Competitive Agility, I want to talk about why West Bengal matters today. Three major reasons why West Bengal matters the most in location decisions – speed (that means distance and logistics), competitive access to talent and support of Government machineries.More..
It was a splendid effort by the state and my compliments to the CM and her team. This has sent a very positive message to the world and also shown that the Indian leaders are giving priority to economic development over political ideologies.More..
I believe that East India led by Kolkata is the future of India. You don’t have to think twice before investing in the state.More..
West Bengal is the destination for investment within India. Truly the state is ready for business, with a very decisive leadership, a leadership which listens, which is open-minded, which welcomes investorsMore..
People of Bengal are very lucky and fortunate to have a Chief Minister who is loving, who is daring, who is a visionary and has multiple qualities to take the State forward.More..
With robust infrastructure, skilled talent pool, improved work culture and a proactive Government, West Bengal is indeed a land of endless opportunities for investors across sectors.More..
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