The first annual USA India Business Summit (UIBS) is being held in
Atlanta, Georgia, USA, on May 10th-11th, 2010 with the theme of "Growing
Business and Promoting Entrepreneurship."
Georgia Governor, the Honorable Sonny Perdue, and Ambassador of India to USA, Her Excellency Ms. Meera Shankar, will be among the many dignitaries attending the summit. Goal of this premier bi-national summit is to accelerate business and investment in key areas with special emphasis to connect small to large size companies.
Nominations are now being accepted from profit, non-profit, individuals,
government organizations who are based in USA and India. Nominees must show
outstanding entrepreneurial spirit, innovation and commitment to promote USA
India Business and Trade. The call for nominations closes on 5 p.m. (EST US
Time) Monday, April 19, 2010.
UIBS 2010 Awards will cover Strategic tracks/industries of interest -
Exports to USA or India, Technology, Agriculture and Forestry, Healthcare
including Pharma, Real Estate and Infrastructure, Venture Capital &
Investment, Auto & Auto Parts, Tourism & Hotel Industries, Manufacturing,
Supply Chain & Logistics, Human Resources & Manpower Development.
Additional categories are : Young Entrepreneur, Outstanding Business Leader and Community Builder. Nominees will be contacted for additional information to demonstrate their eligibility for the award and interest to be nominated.
Nominees can be nominated only in one category and one could
self-nominate. For nomination forms send request to firstname.lastname@example.org or
download from www.usaindiabusinesssummit.com. Awards Banquet will be
held from 6:30 pm on May 10th, 2010 in presence of international media and
Distinguished speakers and participants from hundreds of organizations
are attending UIBS including; U.S. Senator, Hon. Johnny Isakson; President
and CEO, Siemens One, Ken Cornelius; Managing Director, Head of International
Banking, JPMorgan Chase's Commercial Bank, Morgan McGrath; CEO, Mahindra
Special Services Group, Dinesh Pillai; CEO, MSD Wellcome Trust Hilleman
Laboratories, Dr. Altaf Lal; Head, Global Supply Chain, The Coca-Cola
Company, Rick Frazier; Chief Representative - North America, Tata Sons, David
Good; EVP, Georgia-Pacific, Christian Fischer; Chair of Marketing Dept.,
Emory University, Dr. Jag Sheth; CEO and MD, Advinus Therapeutics, Dr. Rashmi
H. Barbhaiya; COO, Infosys BPO, Ritesh Idnani. UIBS organizing committee has
also invited; Minister of Commerce & Industry, Hon'ble Anand Sharma;
Assistant Commerce Secretary, the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service, Hon'ble
UIBS 2010 is organized by Georgia Tech CIBER, US India Business and
Research Center (USIBRC), USIII with support of the Georgia Department of
Economic Development, the Metro Atlanta Chamber, the U.S. Commercial Service,
Lufthansa Airlines, CII India Business Forum, WE School and sponsors
including Tata Sons, JPMorgan Chase, UPS, Mahindra and Mahindra, NIIT
Technologies, Career Builder and Habif, Arogeti & Wynne. Media partners are
People Matters, Mera Sangeet and DARE. For UIBS 2010 registration and details
visit www.usaindiabusinesssummit.com. For exhibition booths and
sponsorship opportunities, contact Program Chair.