FICCI- IIFA Global Business Forum

IIFA Weekend, Bangkok June 6, 2008.

 

The FICCI IIFA Global Business Forum is a dynamic platform for big ideas, international business and networking. The forum provides an international platform and facilitates exchange of ideas and innovations.

The forum will primarily focus on enhancing India – Thailand partnership and promoting bilateral trade between the two countries.

 

The forum will witness a cross section of Thai and Indian dignitaries.

Some of the renowned Indian industries participating in the forum are Tata Motors, Gitanjali Group, Idea Cellular, Google India, to name a few.

 

The inaugural address will be addressed by Mr. Harsh Pati Singhania, Senior Vice President FICCI, Mr. Pramong Sutivon, Chairman Thai Chamber of Commerce & Board of Trade of Thailand,
Mr. Santi Vilasakdanont, Chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries and Ambassador of India,
Ms Latha Reddy.
 

Following the inaugural session, will be other key sessions that will focus on the following topics:

· Enhancing India-Thailand Partnership – Opportunities in Investment & Trade
· Building Bridges : India and Thailand
· Focused discussions on:o   Infrastructure  & Real Estate (Road, Ports, airports )
 
 o   Gems and Jewellaryo   Chemicals & Petrochemicals

o   Automotive and Auto Components

o   Holistic Wellness & Hospitality.
 The highlight of the event will be the Global Leadership Award presentation,
which will honour Nobel Peace Prize laureate and climate change scientist,
Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri. He will be awarded the IIFA Global Leadership Award at the
FICCI IIFA Global Business Forum, 2008 by Indian Cinema Icon and IIFA Brand Ambassador,  Mr. Amitabh Bachchan.
  

 The highlight of the event will be the Global Leadership Award presentation,
which will honour Nobel Peace Prize laureate and climate change scientist,
Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri. He will be awarded the IIFA Global Leadership Award at the
FICCI IIFA Global Business Forum, 2008 by Indian Cinema Icon and IIFA Brand Ambassador,
Mr. Amitabh Bachchan.
  
 

The concluding session – Building Bridges: India and Thailand will be another interesting
panel discussion on various verticals that can be explored to enhance the India-Thailand
relationship.
The session will have participation by people from various fields like
Dia Mirza – Actress, Mr. Shailesh Rao – MD, Google and HE, Ambassador of India to
Thailand, Ms. Latha Reddy.