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.

Structure of BGBS 2022

  • Plenary sessions
  • Digital & Physical Exhibitions, Sectoral sessions to explore business opportunities in focus sectors.
  • Break out sessions to explore areas of collaboration, partnership, exchange knowledge and best practices.
  • B2B and B2G interactions

Sectoral Sessions:

  • Infrastructure
  • Services
  • Tourism
  • Industries
  • Agri and Allied Activities
  • International Trade
  • Mining, Oil & Gas

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