Call for Awards Nominations - USA India Business Summit


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 or

download from Awards Banquet will be

held from 6:30 pm on May 10th, 2010 in presence of international media and

distinguished guests.

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

Suresh Kumar.

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 For exhibition booths and

sponsorship opportunities, contact Program Chair.


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