In partnership with

Times Group

The Times Group is a long standing leader in the print business, as well as an emerging leader in all other forms of media, including radio, TV, magazines, out of home, and more. The Group's key brands include The Times of India, the world's largest broadsheet English daily; The Economic Times, India's largest (and the world's second largest) financial daily; Femina, India's largest women's magazine; Filmfare, India's largest English film magazine; Radio Mirchi, India's largest FM radio network; Times Now and ET Now, India's leading English news and business news channels and Zoom a leading general entertainment channel.

Platinum Sponsor

GVK

GVK is a leading Indian conglomerate with diversified interests across various sectors including energy, resources, airports, transportation, hospitality and life sciences. It has taken pioneering initiatives across many sectors that it operates in and has overcome every challenge to provide reliable infrastructure to contribute to the country’s growth. GVK’s greatest strength is its highly experienced and proficient in-house talent pool. GVK’s collaboration with global infrastructure leaders has brought international expertise to India reflecting excellence and advancement in all its endeavours.

Gold Sponsors

Ravin

Ravin Group is an Indian Multinational making significant contributions to the power & energy sector since the last 65 years. The Group consists of diverse business verticals that are focused on creating innovative products & providing world class services.

The values of Safety, Dependability & Sustainability clearly reflect in the comprehensive range of products and services offered across all the 5 verticals; Energy Cables upto 220 kV, Solar Energy Solutions & Tracking Systems, EHV Installations & EPC Services, Power Equipments, and Retail Energy Solutions such as Power banks, Solar chargers and LEDs.

The Group’s focused approach towards quality and proven technical prowess has lead to the successful creation of world class projects. having its strong manufacturing base in India and Fujairah, UAE Ravin has powered infrastructure development across 53 countries around the world.


Protiviti

Protiviti (www.protiviti.com) is a global business consulting and internal audit firm composed of experts specializing in risk, advisory and transaction services. We help solve problems in finance and transactions, operations, technology, litigation, governance, risk, and compliance. Our highly trained, results-oriented professionals provide a unique perspective on a wide range of critical business issues for clients in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.

Protiviti and its independently owned Member Firms serve clients through a network of more than 70 locations in over 20 countries. Our more than 3,800 professionals provide a host of consulting and internal audit solutions to over 60 percent of FORTUNE 1000® and 35 percent of FORTUNE Global 500® companies.

Silver Sponsor

Shapoorji Pallonji & Company Pvt Ltd

SP E&C is the flagship construction company of SP Group having strong presence in India and overseas. SP E&C provides Engineering & Construction services in residential, commercial, industrial, hospitality, healthcare, township infrastructure, educational, sports and leisure segments, etc. Being one-stop-shop for our clients, we provide end to end services to our customer for all their design, engineering and construction related works. Having worked at all type of contracting and pricing models, we have rich experience of General, Conventional and Design & Build Contracts with Lump-sum, Re-measurable, Cost-plus etc. pricing models.

Our international arm, Shapoorji Pallonji International (SPINT), has unmatched experience of working even in difficulties territories. Over time, Shapoorji Pallonji has built diverse civil and structural engineering projects and expanded its presence in over 20 countries including UAE, KSA, Qatar, Oman, Iraq, Kuwait, Algeria, Srilanka, Ghana, Nigeria etc. SPINT has further strengthened it capabilities with its exclusive Design Studio, MEP and Internal Fit-Out divisions.

SP E&C is characterized by its ability to turn projects into unique, innovative realties adapted to client’s need and market demands. At SP E&C, we are devoted in delivering engineering and construction solutions for tomorrow’s world. We combine creative planning, design and building with innovative engineering techniques to develop the most appropriate solutions, working sustainably to conserve energy, protect the environment and shape communities.

Print Media Partner

Khaleej Times

Khaleej Times Online is the global face of the newspaper on the internet.The newspaper stepped into the digital medium with the launch of Khaleej Times online. The online version is not just a transcript of the print version. It reaches out to a targeted readership both at home and abroad, who are interested in news and information both about the UAE as well as the Middle East at large. It has carved its own niche brand equity and is one of the websites in the Middle East with largest number of hits. Apart from focussing on news from the UAE and the Middle East, it also provides many value-added and interactive features which are exclusive to the Online edition.

Banking Partner

Yes Bank

YES BANK, India’s fifth largest private sector Bank with a pan India presence across all 29 states and 7 Union Territories of India, headquartered in the Lower Parel Innovation District (LPID) of Mumbai, is the outcome of the professional & entrepreneurial commitment of its Founder Rana Kapoor and its top management team, to establish a high quality, customer centric, service driven, private Indian Bank catering to the future businesses of India. YES BANK has adopted international best practices, the highest standards of service quality and operational excellence, and offers comprehensive banking and financial solutions to all its valued customers. It has a knowledge driven approach to banking, and offers a superior customer experience for its retail, corporate and emerging corporate banking clients. YES BANK is steadily evolving as the Professionals’ Bank of India with the long term mission of “Building the Best Quality Bank of the World in India” by 2020.

Associate Partner

IBPC

Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC), Dubai is the only recognised representative organisation of Indian Business and Professionals in Dubai.
IBPC, Dubai was formed in the year 2003 after the unification of the three Indian business organisations in Dubai namely the Indian Business Council (IBC), Overseas Indians Economic Forum (OIEF) and Business & Professional Club (BPC).

Associate Sponsors

Engineering Projects India Ltd

Engineering Projects India Ltd (EPI), a Government of India PSU, under the Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises. Govt. Of India is a cohesive body of professionals having vast experience of undertaking construction of commercial buildings, institutional buildings, mass housing and infrastructure projects on turnkey basis in India and abroad. EPI is a ‘Mini Ratna’, profit making and dividend paying company. EPI is proud to be one of the few companies to have been awarded certification for Quality Management and the Environment Management System ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007.

EPI, since its inception in 1970, has executed projects of diverse nature such as Institutional Complexes, Universities, Commercial Buildings, Housing Complexes, Hospital Cum Medical Colleges Buildings, Bridges, Water Supply Systems, Canals, Infrastructure Development Works, Power Plants, Process Plants, Industrial Plants, Material Handling Systems, and Sports Stadia. EPI scope of services ranges from feasibility studies to operation and mentainance. Presently, EPI is executing a prestigious Border Management Project for Ministry of Defence, Sultanate of Oman. EPI is also executing for water supply projects in Sri Lanka financed by ADB. EPI has office in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. EPI has earlier worked in Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Maldives, Thailand, Yugoslavia, Bhutan, UAE.


Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) is a Mini Ratna (Category – I) Government of India Enterprise under the administrative control of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). IREDA is a Public Limited Government Company established as a Non-Banking Financial Institution in 1987 engaged in promoting, developing and extending financial assistance for setting up projects relating to new and renewable sources of energy and energy efficiency/conservation with the motto: “ENERGY FOR EVER”


SJVN

SJVN Limited, a Mini Ratna: Category-I and Schedule –‘A’ CPSE under administrative control of Ministry of Power, Govt. of India, was incorporated on May 24, 1988 as a joint venture of the Government of India (GOI) and the Government of Himachal Pradesh (GOHP). SJVN is now a listed Company having shareholders pattern of 64.46% with Govt. of India, 25.51% with Govt. of Himachal Pradesh and rest of 10.03% with Public. The present paid up capital and authorized capital of SJVN are Rs. 4,136.63 Crore and Rs. 7,000 Crore respectively. The present Net Worth is Rs.10, 203.04 Crore.


New India Assurance Co Ltd

New India Assurance Co Ltd, today, is a 100 % Govt owned multinational general insurance company operating in 28 countries and headquartered at Mumbai, India. Our global business crossed Rs.16000 Cr. . Founded by Sir Dorabji Tata in 1919, we have been market leaders in India in non-life business for more than 40 years. Our Indian business touched Rs 13209 Cr in 2014-15. We are the only direct insurer in India rated A-(Excellent – Stable outlook) by AM Best. "CRISIL has reaffirmed its ' AAA/STABLE ' rating on The New India Assurance Company Limited indicating that the company has the Highest degree of Financial strength to honor its Policyholders obligations"


Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, is a Government of India Enterprise with a Navratna Status, and a Forbes 2000 and Global Fortune 500 company. It had originally been incorporated as a company under the Indian Companies Act 1913. It is listed on the Bombay Stock exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE), India.

HPCL owns & operates 2 major refineries producing a wide variety of petroleum fuels & specialties, one in Mumbai (West Coast) of 6.5 Million Metric Tonnes Per Annum (MMTPA) capacity and the other in Visakhapatnam, (East Coast) with a capacity of 8.3 MMTPA. HPCL also owns and operates the largest Lube Refinery in the country producing Lube Base Oils of international standards, with a capacity of 428 TMT. This Lube Refinery accounts for over 40% of the India's total Lube Base Oil production. Presently HPCL produces over 300+ grades of Lubes, Specialities and Greases. HPCL in collaboration with M/s Mittal Energy Investments Pte. Ltd.. is operating a 9 MMTPA capacity Refinery at Bathinda in Punjab and also holds an equity of about 16.95% in the 15 MMTPA Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. (MRPL).


Export-Import Bank of India

Export-Import Bank of India is the premier export finance institution of the country. It commenced operations in 1982 under the Export-Import Bank of India Act 1981. Government of India launched the institution with a mandate to not just enhance exports from India, but also to integrate the country’s foreign trade and investment with the overall economic growth. Exim Bank of India has been both a catalyst and a key player in the promotion of cross border trade and investment. Commencing operations as a purveyor of export credit, like other Export Credit Agencies in the world, Exim Bank of India has evolved into an institution that plays a major role in partnering Indian industries, particularly the Small and Medium Enterprises through a wide range of products and services offered at all stages of the business cycle, starting from import of technology and export product development to export production, export marketing, pre-shipment and post-shipment and overseas investment.


Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, aptly called “Ship Builder to the Nation”, is the India’s leading Shipyard.

Main activities are construction of state-of-the-art warships and submarines with facilities situated at Mumbai and Nhava. We have the capability to build warships, submarines, merchant ships upto 30,000 DWT. For outfitting work, the company has a large number of workshops with sophisticated equipment and machines specific to hull fabrication and ship construction work.

The Company has qualified manpower to implement CAD/CAM/CIM using the latest ship design software’s, operating from a number of work stations having the latest computer hardware to provide, up to date design and production support, commensurate with for the yard’s capabilities.


World Security

World Security is an award winning, full spectrum, security solutions provider. Be it major national assets, such as the Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone and the Dubai Cruise terminal, or businesses of international repute, World Security provides comprehensive security solutions across the United Arab Emirates. In existence from as early as 1975 as the security division of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), the company began commercial operations under the name Dubai Security Services in May 2004 and was assigned the task of upholding international and national security standards while catering to the diverse security needs of a growing international port and free zone. Today, our diverse portfolio includes clients from the industrial, commercial and financial sectors with individually unique requirements, all served with equal expertise. Broadly, the services we provide are: Asset protection and Manned guarding Event security Cash and valuables in transit Video surveillance system Access control and identity management system Parking management system Alarm and intercom system Maritime security


Coal India Limited

Coal India Limited (CIL), as an organized state owned coal mining corporate came into being in November 1975 with the government taking over private coal mines. With a modest production of 79 Million Tonnes (MTs) at the year of its inception CIL today is the single largest coal producer in the world. Operating through 81 mining areas CIL is an apex body with 7 wholly owned coal producing subsidiaries and 1 mine planning and consultancy company spread over 8 provincial states of India. CIL also fully owns a mining company in Mozambique christened as 'Coal India Africana Limitada'. CIL also manages 200 other establishments like workshops, hospitals etc. Further, it also owns 26 technical & management training institutes and 102 Vocational Training Institutes Centres. Indian Institute of Coal Management (IICM) as a state-of-the-art Management Training 'Centre of Excellence' - the largest Corporate Training Institute in India - operates under CIL and conducts multi disciplinary management development programmes.


Global Indian International School

At Global Indian International School (GIIS), we encourage curiosity in our students through a balanced and holistic approach towards education. Our curriculum delivery mechanism prepares students for unseen challenges in a dynamic and multifaceted environment.

Since its inception in the year 2002, the school set its focus on providing quality education to students. In order to achieve this, GIIS undertook conscious steps to instil efficiency and effectiveness in its management processes and operational methodologies to internalise a process-driven culture, but also synchronise and replicate best practices across its campuses worldwide. GIIS has been honoured with nearly 60 international and national awards over a span of 6 years for achieving excellence in school education.

Today, GIIS is recognised for its hallmark initiatives in educational excellence, environment conservation, peace & value-based education, and community integration. Our students receive wide exposure through participation in various school activities and external programmes, providing fruitful opportunities for learning and overall personality development. Over the years, the school has widened its presence across Asia, with 20 campuses in seven countries, including Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, India, Thailand, Vietnam and UAE.


Al Dobowi

Al Dobowi Group has grown beyond tyre distribution and has become a multinational multi-industry player, focusing on tyres, batteries, oil and lubricants, industrial rubber products, and flow control systems. We are an ISO certified, manufacturing and distribution business, managing over 20 companies, operating in over 10 countries, and employing over 2000 people.

Al Dobowi Group established Eternity Technologies that has diversified from traction energy to standby power for telecommunications and data solutions, providing motive and network power solutions. Eternity Technologies has the most advanced industrial battery manufacturing facility with 2 million 2 volt cells production capacity, and has joint venture businesses in Germany, UK, Canada, South Africa, Malaysia, Chile, Turkey, and Spain.

In association with

Dubai Quality Group

Dubai Quality Group is non-profit business organization set up by the Dubai Department of Economic Development under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Guided by the vision of H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Quality Group established in 1994 to develop and promote Quality and Business Excellences practices in UAE.


The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is constituted under an Act of Parliament i.e. the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (Act No. 56 of 1980). ICSI is the only recognized professional body in India to develop and regulate the profession of Company Secretaries in India. The Institute of Company Secretaries of India awards the certificate of bestowing the designation of Company Secretary(CS) to a candidate qualifying for the membership of the Institute. It was in 1960 that the Company Law Board started a course in Company Secretaryship leading to the award of Government Diploma in Company Secretaryship. As the number of students taking up the Company Secretaryship course grew, the Government promoted on 4th October, 1968, Institute of Company Secretaries of India under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 for taking over from the Government the conduct of Company Secretaryship examination.

Supported by

ICAI-UAE (Dubai) Chapter

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ICAEW

ICAEW is a world leading professional accountancy organisation that promotes, develops and supports over 144,000 chartered accountants worldwide. We provide qualifications and professional development, share our knowledge, insight and technical expertise, and protect the quality and integrity of the accountancy and finance profession. As leaders in accountancy, finance and business our members have the knowledge, skills and commitment to maintain the highest professional standards and integrity. Together we contribute to the success of individuals, organisations, communities and economies around the world.


ACCA

ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. We aim to offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.
Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. We believe that accountants bring value to economies in all stages of development. We aim to develop capacity in the profession and encourage the adoption of global standards. Our values are aligned to the needs of employers in all sectors and we ensure that, through our qualifications, we prepare accountants for business. We seek to open up the profession to people of all backgrounds and remove artificial barriers, innovating our qualifications and their delivery to meet the diverse needs of trainee professionals and their employers. ACCA works to strengthen a global profession based on the application of consistent standards, which we believe best supports international business and the desire of talented people to have successful, international careers. We champion the needs of small and medium sized business (SMEs) and emerging economies, and promote the value of sustainable business.


The Institute of Cost Accountants of India

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India would be the preferred source of resources and professionals for the financial leadership of enterprises globally. The Cost and Management Accountant professionals would ethically drive enterprises globally by creating value to stakeholders in the socio-economic context through competencies drawn from the integration of strategy, management and accounting.

Community Partner

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