Deep Dive: India

India remains a growing economy with an upwardly mobile consumer base. The opportunities for UK businesses to export to India remain incredibly strong and often seem equally as difficult.

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Three phenomenal speakers line up to take attendees through the opportunities available to exporters interested in exporting to India, as well as their personal experiences in doing just that.

Mr S M Chakraborty, Head of Chancery – Commerce Section at the Consul General’s office in Birmingham will present the Access India Programme (AIP).

EMITA member Sam Kirk of J-Flex will share his businesses 15 year India export adventure.

Gautam Sehgal, India Alliances Director at Santander UK will not only share how Santander UK can help companies with ambitions to export to India, but also lessons he’s learnt from his previous work both in India and in the UK working for companies and organisations with an interest in export and international trade and, specifically, an interest in India.

Itinerary
17:00 – 17:30
Registration, welcome tea, coffee and an Indian themed hot fork buffet with snacks provided courtesy of EMITA Board Director Nainesh Patel, OBE – Managing Director of Farsan Foods

17:30 – 17:35
EMITA Chairman, Adriaan Vickery F.I.Ex welcomes attendees and introduces our speakers for this evening

17:35 – 18:05
Mr S M Chakraborty, Head of Chancery – Commerce Section at the Consul General of India’s office in Birmingham presents the Access India Programme (AIP)

18:05 – 18:35
EMITA member Sam Kirk, Marketing & Communications Manager at J-Flex shares their experiences of exporting to India over the past 15 years

18:35 – 19:05
Gautam Sehgal, India Alliances Director at Santander UK. Prior to joining Santander, Gautam worked for a variety of companies and organisations all involved in international trade and / or trading with India. Gautam brings a wealth of experience to the room and will share that expertise with attendees at tonight’s session

19:05 – 19:30
Q&A session with all speakers plus EMITA Board Director Nainish Patel, OBE – Managing Director of Farsan Foods

19:30
Event closes, further opportunity for networking in the room

A themed Indian buffet will be provided, as well as snacks from Nainesh at Farsan Foods. The event is free to EMITA members. Non members £50 + VAT.

To view our Deep Dive India event flyer just click here.

Event Details

Date: May 09, 2018

Start time: 17:00

End time: 19:30

Venue: Ramada Encore Leicester City Hotel

Email: enquiries@emita.org