TiE hosts the annual “SME Conclave 2017,” at WelcomHotel Sheraton, New Delhi, on February 10, 2017
TiE Delhi-NCR, one of the world’s largest network of successful entrepreneurs and professionals, hosted its annual “SME Conclave 2017,” at WelcomHotel Sheraton, New Delhi, on February 10, 2017. The conference saw participation from over 200 entrepreneurs and brought together specialist organisations in the field of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), from not just Delhi-NCR, but also from cities such as Agra, Chandigarh and Jaipur, amongst many others.
The event kick started with ‘Welcome Remarks,’ presented by Brijesh Agrawal, Co-founder, IndiaMART.com. The keynote address at the session, titled, ‘My Story,’ was addressed by Aman Nath, Founder & Chairman, Neemrana Hotels, and Ajay Jain, Founder, Kunzum. A second keynote address titled, “Digital India,” was addressed by S Radha Chauhan IAS, President and CEO, National eGovernance Division, Government of India, and Brijesh Agrawal, Co- founder, IndiaMART.com.
The conclave hosted various other sessions around Digital & Technology Information; Start Showcase; Demonetisation and its impact on SMEs; Union Budget Decoded, Impact of GST on SMEs and Funding Avenues Available for SMEs.
While the session on ‘Taking Your Company to IPO’ was addressed by Dhruv Shingri, Co-founder & CEO, yatra.com, Sunil Dutt, President, Reliance Jio Infocom, talked about Digital India. The event gave entrepreneurs an opportunity to interact, network and address the implications of the recent budget and other such government ventures, such as ‘Digital India,’ on the sector.
On the occasion, Geetika Dayal, Executive Director, TiE Delhi-NCR, said, “Over the past years, SMEs have evolved as an indispensable part of the Indian economy. With the government’s renewed focus on infrastructure and digitalisation of rural India, this sector would definitely get the much needed thrust and opportunities across sectors. At TiE, we salute their spirit and re-affirm our commitment to support them at every step of their journey.”