Events 2021

2020 and 2021 has seen a lot of disruptions which has changed the traditional rules of business. We at ICIB have evolved with the times and trying to ensure that our members made the most of this scenario. Change is the only constant in life and we assist SME / MSME companies to adapt to this change. A glimpse of events held in 2020 and 2021 to promote Trade and International Business..

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India Russia Trade Meet 2021:

ICIB in association with Union of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Karelia, Russia and support of the Indian Embassy Moscow conducted a Virtual India – Russia Trade Meet 2021 on 17th may 2021 

India Taiwan Summit:

ICIB in association with Invest India, Govt of Andhra Pradesh & Govt of Tamil Nadu conducted a webinar on India Taiwan Joint Manufacturing and sourcing summit on 28th April 2021. Special focus was on the Performance linked incentive scheme of the Govt of India.

East Zone at Bhutan Consulate:

ICIB East Zone Vice President Mrs. Tinku Rajeev Gupta met with H.E. Thinlay Wangchuk and Consul Trade Mr. Tenzin Drugyel to discuss PPP projects between India and Bhutan at the Royal Bhutanese Consulate in Kolkata. 

Afghan Saffron Conference:

ICIB in association with Consulate of I.R. Afghanistan in Mumbai, USAID, CLDP, Government of Afghanistan and Consulate of U.S. in Mumbai organised the Afghan Saffron Promotion virtual conference on 6th April 2021. 792 Attendees from 152 companies attended the event.

Diplomats visit to Golden Temple:

ICIB organised the visit of the Ambassador of Paraguay, H.E. Fleming Raul Duarte Ramos and the Ambassador of Costa Rica H.E. Claudio Ansorena Montero to the Golden Temple Amritsar showcasing the rich culture of India. 

India Korea Trade enhancement

Vice President East Zone, Mrs Tinku Rajeev Gupta met with Head of KOTRA Korea in Kolkata Mr. Young Seaon Park in April 2021 for working together on enhancing bilateral trade and business between India and Korea.

Meeting at Embassy of Uruguay:

President Manpreet Singh and Chairman International Relations Mr. Ashutosh Chauhan met the Ambassador of Uruguay, H.E. Alberto A. Guani at the Embassy to look at enhancing Indian exports and to invite Uruguay companies to participate in Infrastructure projects in India.

India – Korea
Business & Innovation Forum:

Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB) with the support of Atal Innovation Mission, Niti Aayog, Government of India, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Government of Gyeonggi-Do, Korea and Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), arranged an online webinar event (Zoom platform) ,India – Korea Business & Innovation Forum on 24th March 2021, Virtually.

India–Japan Partnership Summit:

Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB) had arranged an online webinar event, The India – Japan Partnership Summit on 16th March 2021. The session focused on partnership between Indian and Japanese companies and government  in various sectors like Investment, Manufacturing, services, Hi-Tech and Fintech fields and Infrastructure. The event was supported by Govt of Osaka, Govt of Rajasthan and Indian Embassy Japan.

US Commercial Service & ICIB:

Meeting with Mr. Geoffrey Parish, Principal Commercial Officer, North India
U.S. Embassy, New Delhi. 
ICIB to work with US Commercial service in supporting Indian investments into U.S. and to partner Indian companies looking at American products. 

Rajasthan to the World:

Meeting with Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore AVSM, Ex Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting. and Ex Cabinet minister with independent charge for Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. ICIB will be working towards getting investment into the state of Rajasthan and to export handicrafts and handloom of the state to global markets.

Trinidad & Tobago, New Market:

ICIB meeting at the HIgh Commission of Trinidad and Tobago  with H.E. Dr. Roger Gopaul, High Commissioner to look at investments in Oil and Gas sector and enhancing bilateral trade between both countries.

ICIB & USTDA:

 

USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project preparation and partnership building activities that develop sustainable infrastructure and foster economic growth in partner countries. ICIB President Mr Manpreet Singh met with Ms. Mehnaz Ansari, USTDA Representative, India, South and Southeast Asia to look at G2G projects for developing Agriculture, Biotechnology and Infrastructure in India with U.S. technologies. 

Diplomatic visit to Golden Temple:

 

ICIB hosted the Ambassador of Ecuador H.E. Hector Cueva Jacome to visit the Golden Temple , Amritsar to showcase India's rich culture and heritage.

Turkish Delegation with ICIB:

ICIB members met the incoming delegation from Turkey in March 2021 from the Food and Beverage sector. Members finalised deals to export spices and for import of juices and beverages. 

Meeting with Sh. Parshottam Rupala:

ICIB Delhi zone members Meeting with Sh. Parshottam Rupala , Hon Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmer welfare to discuss advanced technologies and scientific ways of doubling of farmer income as directed by Hon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji.

MOU with GIBA:

MOU signed on Bilateral cooperation on Business, Trade and Culture virtually in Chennai and Athens. The MOU between the Greek and the Indian organizations was signed by Greek Indian Business Association (GIBA) President Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis and ICIB Vice-President south zone, Mr. G.D. Raja. It came into effect on February 21, 2021.

ICIB Meeting with Punjab Govt.:

Meeting with Hon. Finance Minister of Punjab Sh. Manpreet Singh Badal to work with Government of Punjab to bring investments into the state in the sectors of Pharma, Automotive and Agro processing. An international campaign for the same shall be launched soon across the globe by ICIB. 

Industry - Academic Collaborations:

Innovation and startups are the core of India's growth story. ICIB President Rtn Manpreet Singh met with Sh. Abhay Jere, Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) at Ministry of Education, Govt. of India at All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Headquarters to look at ways of supporting Industry Academic collaborations.

ICIB & Uzbekistan relations:

India - Uzbekistan relations date back centuries. With focus on enhancing relations under leadership of PMO India,  ICIB President Rtn Manpreet Singh met Uzbekistan Ambassador to India H.E. Dilshod Akhatov for increasing bilateral trade & commerce. Our chamber has taken 5 delegations to Uzbekistan in recent times.

Meeting with Embassy of Ecuador:

Indian Chamber Of International Business and World Sikh Chamber Of Commerce jointly held a meeting with H.E. Buda Cueva Jacome , Ambassador of Ecuador to India to discuss possibilities to enhance Trade & Commerce relations between India & Ecuador. Focus sectors were Healthcare, Agriculture, Agroprocessing, Fintech and Infrastructure.

ICIB & ICCR:

 ICIB in association with Indian Council For Cultural Relations (ICCR) will promote Indian culture globally. President Rtn Manpreet Singh recently met Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, President ICCR and Member of Parliament to discuss taking India to the world.

Union Budget analysis for MSME:

ICIB in association with the Kanu Doshi group conducted a session on Budget Analysis of MSME companies for Budget 2020-21

Maharashtra- Future 2030:

An interactive dialog with Sh. Prithviraj Chavan, Ex Chief Minister of Maharashtra was conducted with members of ICIB on 31st Jan 2021.

Look East Act East webinar:

Sh. Padmanabh Acharya, Ex Governor of Nagaland, Tripura, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur was the chief guest at the Opportunities in North East, Myanmar and Bhutan event held on 21st Jan 2021. Event was partnered by 8 chambers and organizations across 4 countries. 

Meeting with Brazil consulate:

Bilateral relations between India and Brazil have acquired the dimension of a strategic partnership in the last decade. ICIB small step in adding value to the same is to support enhanced interactions. The meeting with Brazil CG in Mumbai H.E. Guilherme De Aguiar Patriota will open new doors for Brazilian & Indian businesses. 

Meeting with Ireland consulate:

ICIB was welcomed to the new home of Ireland consulate in Mumbai. The focus was to enhance bilateral ties, trade and investments between India and Ireland. Sectors discussed were Healthcare, Finance, Manufacturing, Fintech, Agro and Agro processing, Dairy. 

Meeting with Argentina consulate:

ICIB had a very fruitful meeting on increasing people to people contacts and bilateral engagements between India and Argentina. President Rtn Manpreet Singh met H.E. Mr. Guillermo E. Devoto, Consul General of Argentina in Mumbai to look at focusing on sectors Pharma, Agro, Aerospace, Fintech, Energy, Wine, MSME, Research & Education. One to One meetings between businesses coming soon!

Support with Government Schemes:

ICIB invited MSME companies to webinar on Government schemes. The event was jointly organised with National Small Industries Corporation of India (NSIC) on 15th Jan 2021. 

Meeting with Hungarian Consulate:

ICIB to provide FREE market entry strategies and support to Hungarian companies wanting to enter India. During the discussion between President Rtn Manpreet Singh and H.E. Ferenc Jari, Consul General of Hungary in Mumbai major focus was on enchancing trade and cultural relations. 

Meeting with Bangladesh Dy. High commission:

ICIB working towards India's Act East policy. Interaction with Hon. Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Mumbai H.E. Md Lutfor Rahman to promote bilateral relations and trade between India's North east and Bangladesh.

Meeting with UAE Consulate:

ICIB President Rtn Manpreet Singh today made a courtesy call at the UAE Consulate Mumbai and greeted H.E. Saud Abdulaziz Abdalla Alzarooni, HOC UAE Consulate Mumbai to foster better relations between India and UAE. President Manpreet presented H.E. Saud with the traditional stole of Nagaland handmade by the tribal of the state.

Webinar on Vaastu for MSME:

ICIB conducted a webinar of Vaastu Tips & Tricks for industries and businesses on 8th Jan 2021. The event was specifically designed to effect non destructive changes to enhance growth in ones business.

Events 2020

Support to self help groups:

ICIB and Lakshapurti welfare federation conducted a training session for product quality and packaging improvement for small businesses and self help groups in Navi Mumbai. Nearly 5000 self help groups will be benefitting from the program with regular training sessions. 

Business potential of Myanmar:

ICIB eastern zone and Indo Myanmar Chamber of commerce webinar focused on how businesses, including the garment industry, can benefit from the principles of Kaizen to create the culture of continual improvement.

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Business opportunities in Ethiopia:

ICIB members visited Consulate of Ethiopia in Mumbai and interacted with Consul General H.E. Demeke Atnafu for growth of bilateral trade and commerce between India and Ethiopia. Focus sectors were Agriculture, Agroprocessing, Textile, cotton, footwear, Leather, Garments, chemicals and pharmaceutical , H.E. was presented with the Traditional Nagaland shawl and given an introduction to the state of Nagaland

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Meeting with Consul General of Malaysia

ICIB members meeting with Consul General of Malaysia in Mumbai H.E. Zainal Azlan Mohd Nadzir to enhance bilateral relations on Trade & Commerce in post COVID world. Focus sectors discussed were Chemicals, AI, Emobility, Automotive, Fintech, ports & others

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Homage to 26/11 Martyrs.

ICIB members paid homage to the  martyrs of the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai at the Chabad House Memorial

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Meeting with Consul General of Iraq

President Rtn Manpreet Singh made a courtesy call at the Consulate of Iraq in Mumbai to look at enhancing bilateral relations between India and Iraq. Consul General H.E. Ghazi Ktab Amer Al-Topy welcomed and explained the possibilities to grow business and cultural relations between both countries.

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Meeting with Trade Consul of Turkey

ICIB Members met with Mr. Hüseyin AYDIN, Commercial Attaché, Consulate General of Turkey in Mumbai to discuss enhancing bilateral trade ties between India and Turkey. Focus sectors were Minerals, machinery, Chemicals, Plastics, Manufacturing.

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India – Malaysia:
Business opportunities in the New Normal

Webinar for members of Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB), Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (MACCIA) , Goa chamber of commerce and Industry (GCCI) and Punjab Chamber of commerce and Industry (PCCI) and few other organisations focusing on doing business with Malaysia, on 10th November 2020 in association with the Consulate General of Malaysia in Mumbai & MATRADE.

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MATRADE - ICIB meeting

ICIB President Rtn Manpreet Singh met with Trade Commissioner of Malaysia in Mumbai Mr. Mohd Feisal Ezuan Abdul Aziz, (MATRADE) to assist Malaysian investments in to India in sectors such as Electronics, EV, Automotive and Renewable Energy.

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Welcome of Honorary Member

Welcomed Sh. Krishna Khopade, sitting MLA from Nagpur as our honorary member of ICIB. Mr. Rajan Thaokar, Vice President Central Zone, Indian Chamber Of International Business handed over the membership certificate on the initiation.

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India - Israel Investment Summit

Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB) in association with Kanu Doshi Group and their ANTEA network partner Auren Israel organized the India – Israel Infrastructure Summit on 28th October. The event was supported by the Israeli ministry of Economy & Industry, Invest Israel and the Israel consulate in Mumbai.

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Cluster Based Manufacturing
India - Canada Bilateral Event

Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB) in collaboration with The Canadian High Commission in India and Indian High Commission in Canada organized “Cluster Based manufacturing” virtual event on 15th October 2020. The event focused on Bilateral trade between India and Canada and emphasize growth of the Manufacturing sector  based on cluster approach. The event is supported by Guidance (Invest Tamil Nadu) and Invest Punjab to showcase India’s capabilities in Cluster Based Manufacturing. Special emphasis was given on expansion of Indian MSME companies in North American continent for growth and opportunities.

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Aatma Nirbhar Women of India
Leaders of change

Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB) conducting a session on Aatma Nirbhar women of India on 2nd October 2020. The session brought eminent women in various fields to a single platform to inspire others with their journeys. 

Aatma Nirbhar Bharat
A Self Reliant India

Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB) session on Aatma Nirbhar Bharat on 2nd October 2020. The session was graced by Sh. sanjay Dhotre. Union Minister of State for Education, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India as Chief guest. Eminent speakers included presidents of industry chambers and ex ministers from the state of Maharashtra. The event was part of the series Industry academia collaboration.

Innovation & Manufacturing
A French Perspective

Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB) in association with The Embassy of France in India and Business France with the support of Atal Innovation Mission, Niti Aayog, Govt of India is conducting an online session on “Innovation and Manufacturing – A French Perspective” on 15th  September 2020. The event was supported by Maharashtra Chamber of commerce, Industry and Agriculture and Graced by Hon. Minister of Industries, Govt of Maharashtra Sh. Subhash Desai. The Keynote address was given by Sh. R Ramannan, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission, Niti aayog.

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Innovation & Manufacturing

Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB) in association with The Embassy of France in India and Business France with the support of Atal Innovation Mission, Niti Aayog, Govt of India is conducting an online session on “Innovation and Manufacturing – A French Perspective” on 15th  September 2020. The event was supported by Maharashtra Chamber of commerce, Industry and Agriculture and Graced by Hon. Minister of Industries, Govt of Maharashtra Sh. Subhash Desai. The Keynote address was given by Sh. R Ramannan, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission, Niti aayog.

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Doing Business with Mauritius

Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB) in association with The Consulate of the Republic of Mauritius and The Economic Development Board of Mauritius conducted an online session on “Doing Business with Mauritius” on 21st August 2020

MSME Success in Middle East

Virtual Meeting of ICIB members with Private office of the Abu Dhabi Royal Family for supporting growth of MSME companies in UAE. The meeting was arranged with support of Rotary District 3141 on 21st August 2020

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India - Afghanistan Cooperation

ICIB Meeting with H.E. Ms. Zakia Wardak, Consul General of Afghanistan in Mumbai to welcome her and on enhancing cooperation between India and Afghanistan

India - UK Bilateral Summit

ICIB Ease of Doing Business & Manufacturing virtual summit. The event was organised in association with British High Commission, Department of International Trade UK, UKIBC,  Atal Innovation Mission - Niti Aayog and Europe India center for Business. 

MSME Hand holding summit

ICIB in association with National Small Industries corporation, Govt of India conducted an open house to support MSME companies and make them aware of the schemes of support offered by the government of India. 

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ICIB in association with Consulate General Malaysia Mumbai , MATRADE , Malaysian Investment Development Authority - MIDA and MACCIA conducted the "Doing Business with Malaysia" and MIHAS 2020

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ICIB and All India Association of Industries welcome the Hon. Ambassador of Costa Rica to India H.E. Mr Claudio Ansorena Montero in Mumbai world Trade Center. 

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International Research Confernece held at Aditya Institute of Management Studies and Research , Mumbai on Feb. 29, 2020 on the theme ' Transforming Business - The Smart Way', President Rtn Manpreet Singh was among the panelists on the Panel discussion on 'Redefining employability competencies of MBAs' 

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ICIB WestBengal State Convenor Mrs Tinku Rajeev Gupta along with ICIB Sikkim State Convenor Ms Nila Chhetri met Ms Kelly Gage Sr Philanthropic Advisor and Ms Maria Blackburn of Nomi Network during their visit to Kolkata. ICIB to partner with Nomi Network as Knowledge Partners to create a world without slavery where every woman can know her full potential.

ICIB Members meeting with British Deputy High commission to promote bilateral trade with focus on Import financing for UK products and expansion of Indian companies in UK with focus on post BREXIT scenario. 

ICIB signed MOU with Mobinov - Cluster Automóvel Portugal with support of AICEP Portugal Global. Thank you Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Assocham & Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) for the platform.

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ICIB to work with IDBI bank to promote trade with Iran, Afghanistan and CIS via Chabahar route. A detailed meeting with Executive Director IDBI, GM Trade finance and DGM Trade finance at IDBI head office was concluded recently.

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 ICIB meeting with H.E. Crispin Simon, British Deputy High Commissioner Mumbai, Director General Economic, Trade and Investment India and HM Trade Commissioner for South Asia and Mr. William Hopkinson, First Secretary & Deputy Head of Investment, India, Department for International Trade.

ICIB Meeting with Trade Commissioner team of Canada at the Networking with Canadian companies in the Agri Tech sector. A great interaction with provincial reps of Ontario and Alberta. Push to Indian investments and tech joint ventures.

Inauguration of Indo-Afghan Business society at the Consulate of Afghanistan, Mumbai with all chambers and USAID.

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ICIB India Afghanistan Connect 2020 seminar.

ICIB members and U.S. Consulate team at Curtain Raiser of Select USA program led by Brenda VanHorn, Principal Commercial Officer at U.S. Department of Commerce and President Manpreet Singh.

ICIB President Rtn Manpreet Singh Inaugurated EduTech at NESCO Bombay Exhibition Center. An international exhibition and conference on Education, Education Technology & Infrastructure.

ICIB Meeting with Economic Development Board, Government of Mauritius with Mr Seewraj Nundlall, Counsellor (Investment and Trade). ICIB represented by President Manpreet Singh and Co Chairman Port and Logistics committee Mr Rishi Singla.

ICIB Meeting with Dubai Chamber of Commerce to promote Bilateral trade between India and UAE. 

ICIB members of East Bhopal interacted with H.E. J. Ranz, U.S. Consul General along with Brenda VanHorn, Principal Commercial Officer, US Department of commerce to deliberate on Women Empowerment and importance of women in Industry in Bhopal on 9th Jan 2020.

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Mr G.D.Raja, Vice President South Zone welcomes Cambodia’s deputy Prime Minister in Chennai in Jan 2020

Joint meeting of USAID, ICIB and Afghanistan Consulate in Mumbai to look at increasing trade between India and Afghanistan.

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