The 7th edition of Bengal Global Business Summit is scheduled on November 21-22, 2023 in Kolkata.

West Bengal has been rapidly transforming itself into an economic powerhouse. With a combination of strategic geographical advantages, proactive government policies, skilled human resources, and a vibrant business environment, West Bengal has emerged as a key player in India's economic growth story.

It is among the leading exporters with 12% of the country's leather and 10% of iron & steel exports. MSMEs form the vital base of the industrial pyramid and West Bengal has the country's second highest number of MSMEs (about 90 lakh units) which accounts for 14% of India's MSMEs.

Amongst the upcoming flagship projects in the state, Jangal Sundari Karmnagari Industrial Township is being setup over 4,000 acres in Purulia. Mining operations at Deocha-Pachami-Dewanganj- Harinsigha, the second largest coal block in the world is expected to start soon. We have ready-to-Invest Industrial Infrastructure with 200+ Industrial Parks/ Estates spread over an area of around 10,000 acres. A 200-acre IT and Electronics Park (Silicon Valley) is being set up at Rajarhat. Three Industrial Growth Corridors are being developed at: Dankuni- Raghunathpur; Dankuni-Kalyani; Dankuni-Haldia to augment the pace of industrialization in Bengal. The state has two large container and bulk handling ports at Kolkata and Haldia and a new deep-sea port is coming up at Tajpur.

Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) is the flagship summit of the Government of West Bengal. The summit envisions to bring together corporate leaders, business delegations, entrepreneurs, academia, and think-tanks from around the globe with the purpose of making strategic and business alliances as well as to learn about the industrial ecosystem and business friendly initiatives of the state.

The 7th Bengal Global Business Summit will have Plenary Sessions, Parallel Global Conferences, Sectoral sessions for focus sectors, Country sessions with partner countries, B2Bs and B2Gs meetings to expand networks and meet potential partners.

Focus Sectors:

  • Manufacturing and Industries including MSME & Textiles and Engineering, Plastics, & Chemicals
  • Infrastructure including Energy, Transport and Urban infrastructure & Real Estate
  • Agri and allied
  • Health
  • Education & Technical Education
  • Tourism
  • International trade & logistics
  • IT & ITeS
  • Creative economy
  • Inclusive Economy

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