Presenting Sponsor
YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank, is the outcome of the professional & entrepreneurial commitment, vision & strategy of its Founder Rana Kapoor and his 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. YES BANK has a knowledge driven approach to banking and a superior customer experience for its retail, corporate and emerging corporate banking clients. YES BANK is steadily evolving its organizational character as the ‘Professionals’ Bank of India with the uncompromising Vision of “Building the Best Quality Bank of the World in India by 2020!”

Principal Sponsor
Fiinovation, a research based organization, is an integrated solution enabler in the CSR and sustainability domain. It is focused towards enhancing quality across organizational value chain through meaningful innovation thereby ensuring sustainability. Over the last five years, the organization has created a niche for itself through its extensive work in the corporate social responsibility arena. It has been helping corporations as well as civil society organization (CSOs) engage in value based CSR initiatives by aligning the objectives of corporations with their social objectives. The organization has been assisting corporations through its research on policy drafting and implementation design to achieve competitive advantage in their respective arenas.

Gold Sponsors
Doha Bank is the largest private commercial bank in the State of Qatar. It was incorporated in 1978 and commenced its domestic and international banking services in Doha, Qatar on March 15, 1979.

As one of Qatar's leading financial services company, Doha Bank is committed to making banking work for customers and clients like it never has before. Through innovative technologies and the ingenuity of its people, Doha Bank provides individuals and commercial, corporate and institutional clients across Qatar and even internationally, new and better ways to manage their financial lives. The company enables customers to do their banking and investing whenever, wherever and however they choose through an extensive network, and multiple access channels.

New India Assurance Co Ltd, today, is a 100 % Govt owned multinational general insurance company operating in 22 countries and headquartered at Mumbai, India. Our global business crossed Rs. 14300 Cr. (Rs. 143 billion) . 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 10,000 crores (Rs 100 billion) in 2012-13. 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"

Caparo was founded in 1968 by Indian born British Industrialist, the Rt. Hon. Lord Paul of Marylebone, who is its Chairman. Today, under the leadership of CEO Hon. Angad Paul, Caparo and its associates employ more than 10,000 people in their worldwide operations across the globe. The privately owned industrial business specialises in steel conversion processes as well as the design, manufacture and supply of engineered products. It operates from 85 sites in the UK and Europe, North America, India, the Middle East and Far East; it deals directly with customers in over 50 countries and indirectly with almost every part of the world.

The group’s steel product portfolio includes a wide selection of steel tubes in a variety of finishes, steel merchant bar, steel wires, precision steel strip as well as conduit and fittings. These products are manufactured to the highest industry standards and are sold directly or through distributors to customers in the United Kingdom, and abroad.

Silver Sponsors
State Bank of India welcomes you to explore the world of premier bank in India. In this section, you can access detailed information on Overview of the Bank, Technology Upgradation in the Bank, Board of Directors, Financial Results and Shareholder Info.

The Bank is actively involved since 1973 in non-profit activity called Community Services Banking. All our branches and administrative offices throughout the country sponsor and participate in large number of welfare activities and social causes. Our business is more than banking because we touch the lives of people anywhere in many ways Our commitment to nation-building is complete & comprehensive.

Canara Bank was founded by Shri Ammembal Subba Rao Pai, a great visionary and philanthropist, in July 1906, at Mangalore, then a small port town in Karnataka. The Bank has gone through the various phases of its growth trajectory over hundred years of its existence. Growth of Canara Bank was phenomenal, especially after nationalization in the year 1969, attaining the status of a national level player in terms of geographical reach and clientele segments. Eighties was characterized by business diversification for the Bank. In June 2006, the Bank completed a century of operation in the Indian banking industry. The eventful journey of the Bank has been characterized by several memorable milestones. Today, Canara Bank occupies a premier position in the comity of Indian banks.

Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) is one of India's leading infrastructure development and finance companies.
IL&FS was promoted by the Central Bank of India (CBI), Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC) and Unit Trust of India (UTI). Over the years, IL&FS has broad-based its shareholding and inducted Institutional shareholders including State Bank of India, Life Insurance Corporation of India, ORIX Corporation - Japan and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.

IL&FS has a distinct mandate - catalysing the development of infrastructure in the country. The organisation has focussed on the commercialisation and development of infrastructure projects and creation of value added financial services

Pranaam is the essence of Indian culture depicting warmth and care. ‘Pranaam GVK Guest Services’ is designed to provide guests a seamless and stress-free experience while travelling through Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai. It mirrors GVK’s vision to provide highest standard of services and to ensure a unique and memorable experience to passengers at airport.

Associate Sponsors
Airports Authority of India (AAI) was constituted by an Act of Parliament and came into being on 1st April 1995 by merging erstwhile National Airports Authority and International Airports Authority of India. The merger brought into existence a single Organization entrusted with the responsibility of creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure both on the ground and air space in the country. AAI manages 125 airports, which include 18 International Airport, 07 Customs Airports, 78 Domestic Airports and 26 Civil Enclaves at Defense airfields. AAI provides air navigation services over 2.8 million square nautical miles of air space. During the year 2013-14, AAI handled aircraft movement of 1536.60 Thousand [International 335.95 & Domestic 1200.65], Passengers handled 168.91 Million [International 46.62 & Domestic 122.29] and the cargo handled 2279.14 thousand MT [International 1443.04 & Domestic 836.10].

Over 56 years of its existence ONGC has crossed many a milestone to realize the energy dreams of India. The journey of ONGC, over these years, has been a tale of conviction, courage and commitment. ONGCs’ superlative efforts have resulted in converting earlier frontier areas into new hydrocarbon provinces. From a modest beginning, ONGC has grown to be one of the largest E&P companies in the world in terms of reserves and production.

SynopsisONGC as an integrated Oil & Gas Corporate has developed in-house capability in all aspects of exploration and production business i.e., Acquisition, Processing & Interpretation (API) of Seismic data, drilling, work-over and well stimulation operations, engineering & construction, production, processing, refining, transportation, marketing, applied R&D and training, etc.

Formed in 1999, Mahindra Comviva has grown rapidly to become the global leader in providing mobile financial and VAS solutions. During the past decade, Mahindra Comviva has expanded its portfolio of productized solutions and services to serve mobile service providers as they face increasingly strong competition and strive to meet the diverse needs of a rapidly growing customer base. Mahindra Comviva’s portfolio of productized solutions and services enable mobile service providers to optimize cost structures, create increased subscriber loyalty and accelerate revenue growth.

Geographically, Mahindra Comviva has expanded to serve its customers’ needs, establishing hubs in Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. By meeting the diverse demands of operators in a multitude of locations, Mahindra Comviva has gained extensive market expertise and know-how, which it now exploits to provide a differentiated portfolio of offerings across the globe and to ensure timely delivery against commitments, regardless of the on-the-ground conditions.

Bank of India was founded on 7th September, 1906 by a group of eminent businessmen from Mumbai. The Bank was under private ownership and control till July 1969 when it was nationalised along with 13 other banks. Beginning with one office in Mumbai, with a paid-up capital of Rs.50 lakh and 50 employees, the Bank has made a rapid growth over the years and blossomed into a mighty institution with a strong national presence and sizable international operations. In business volume, the Bank occupies a premier position among the nationalised banks.

Jubilant Life Sciences Limited, is an integrated global pharmaceutical and life sciences company engaged in manufacture and supply of APIs, Solid Dosage Formulations, Radiopharmaceuticals, Allergy Therapy Products and Life Science Ingredients. It also provides services in Contract Manufacturing of Sterile Injectables and Drug Discovery and Development. The Company’s strength lies in its unique offerings of Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences products and services across the value chain.

Established as a Government of India Enterprise in the year 1960, National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd. (NBCC) has come a long way. The Company now boasts of its Status as a Schedule ?A? Navratna under the Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India that provides Civil Engineering Construction Services in wide Gamut of Projects of varied nature, complexities & at socio-political Geographical locations, both at Home & Overseas.Company?s present arrays of operations are categorized into three main segments, i.e. (i) Project Management Consultancy (PMC), (ii) Real Estate Development & (iii) EPC Contracting. It has been executing many Landmark Projects as a PMC as its Core strength leveraging its rich experience in Sectors as Diverse as Roads, Hospitals, Institutions, Offices, Residential & Commercial etc.

The Company's Real Estate Business could be distinctively viewed falling in two categories based on Source of Origin of the Projects i.e. one is Internally Originated & Conceptualised projects wherein the Company buys land from private and government agencies alike, develops the land and sells it off; while others are Sourced from Government wherein, NBCC carries out re-development of Government colonies on a model i.e. self sustaining and does not call for any Government Funding. New Motibagh Complex (Delhi) under General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) Scheme is one of the finest examples of such a re-development in recent times. NBCC has been operating in Infrastructure Segment as well, wherein it has been executing projects such as Chimneys, Cooling Towers, and various types of Power Plant Works.

Welcome Reception hosted by
Founded in the UK in 1880, ICAEW supports, develops and promotes over 142,000 chartered accountants in more than 160 countries. We provide qualifications and professional development across accountancy, finance and business. Our chartered accountancy qualification, the ACA, is one of the most advanced learning and professional development programmes available.

University Partner
Amity London offers business degrees and professional management qualifications in the heart of the capital. Flexible study options open up the possibility of a progressive business education to full-time professionals seeking to further their knowledge and their career.

Business Study Tour to the City of leicester
At Leicester we think that high quality research and excellent teaching are not only complementary, they’re inseparable. We are constantly finding new ways of being a leading university, and have done so since we were founded as a University College in 1921. Find out about some of our greatest discoveries.

We are the only university to win seven consecutive Times Higher Awards. In awarding us 'University of the Year', Times Higher Education applauded Leicester’s very different approach, describing us as “elite without being elitist”.

Associate Partner (Global Business Meet)
UK India Business Council is the premier business-led organisation promoting bilateral trade and investment between the two countries. Our mission is to facilitate an increase in trade between the UK and India through business to business dialogue.

UKIBC plays an influential role in creating and sustaining an environment in which free-trade and investment flourishes. Through the facilitation of partnerships, and with an extensive network of influential corporate and individual members, UKIBC provides the resource, knowledge and infrastructure support vital for UK companies to make the most of emerging opportunities in India.

Associate Partners (Academics)
The Corporate Secretaries International Association represents 100,000+ corporate secretaries and governance professionals through its 19 Member Countries. Its mission is ‘to develop and grow the study and practice of Secretaryship to improve professional standards, the quality of governance practice, and organisational performance’. CSIA partners with key agencies and policy makers such as the World Trade Organisation, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and the International Finance Corporation.

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has been constituted under an Act of Parliament i.e. the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 to develop and regulate the profession of Company Secretaries. The Institute operates under the oversight of a 20-member Council comprising of 15 elected members and five members nominated by the Central Government. It renders services to students, members and other stakeholders through its Head Office in Delhi, four regional offices - one each in Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai, and seventy chapter offices all over the country.

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.

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (erstwhile The Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India) is a statutory body set up under an Act of Parliament in the year 1959 to provide training, education and research facilities in Cost & Management Accountancy. The Institute is a member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the Confederation of Asian & Pacific Accountants (CAPA) and the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA). The Institute headquartered at Kolkata operates through four regional councils at Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai and 96 Chapters situated at important cities in the country as well as 9 overseas Centres. It is under the administrative control of Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India.

Online Media Partners
India Inc is an online, print and corporate events organisation which includes brands such as the India Investment Journal and India Investment Conclaves. Since its launch in January 2011 India Inc has grown into a leading authority on Indian business and the incredible pace of the country's globalisation.

It is dedicated solely to the subject of India's globalisation, providing industry news, analysis, high-profile interviews and key data for keen India watchers around the globe. India Inc's reputation has been built on its incisive news coverage, which is backed by in-depth interviews and features.

NewsVoir is a news distribution platform which specialises in distribution of corporate press releases, financial announcements and multimedia content to media, social platforms, investment communities and other information seekers in India and around the globe.

NewsVoir intends to bring about a change in the way corporates and agencies engage influencers and end-users. We seek to empower marketing, PR and IR professionals to engage seamlessly with their target audiences and influencers on a real-time basis

Associate Partners (Supported by)
Founded in 2006, Global Sustain with offices in Athens, Brussels, Colombo, London and Melbourne, creates awareness and inspires and supports companies and organisations to embody sustainability, through advisory, communications, networking and training, with a focus on the people-planet-profit philosophy. Its members include corporations, non-governmental and non-profit organisations, municipalities and local authorities, educational foundations, media, professional bodies, think tanks and other public or private entities. Global Sustain is a signatory to the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact, a GRI Data Partner and Organisational Stakeholder (OS), a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment, an affiliated member of the Academy of Business in Society, collaborates with CSRwire and Ethical Performance, and donates a percentage of its annual pre-tax earnings to help fund innovative, not-for-profit projects that make an impact. www.globalsustain.org.

The Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) is Ireland’s leading think tank on European and International affairs and is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with charitable status. Its extensive research programme aims to provide its members with high-level analysis and forecasts of the challenges on the global and EU policy agendas which impact on Ireland. It acts as a catalyst for new thinking, new solutions and policy options, which give its members from the private and public sector a significant competitive advantage.

The Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) is the professional home of over 15,000 environment and sustainability professionals from around the globe. IEMA’s role is to support individuals and organisations to set, recognise and achieve global sustainability standards and practice.

The Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG) is a not-for-profit company, limited by guarantee and without share capital, setup under section 42 of the Companies Ordinance, 1984. The Institute is charged with promoting good corporate governance practices in Pakistan.

The Objective of the association is to promote the development of trade, economic, financial, educational, legal, scientific and cultural relations between the Republic of India and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Thus its principal objectives, among others consist of the following - Promoting and strengthening the trade between India and Luxembourg || Representing the commercial interests of its members to the Luxembourg or Indian authorities with an aim of facilitating and encouraging the mutual commercial relationship

Kaizensox is a Global Management Consulting firm based in Vancouver, BC, Canada & Dubai Silicon Oasis, UAE with businessoperations across India, MEA (Middle East-Africa), Mauritius , Indian Oceanic Region & North America. Kaizensox with its inspiration from Japanese Quality management model provides UNIQUE corporate excellence strategies to global business enterprises. It combines Continuous Improvement Process(CIP), Compliances (SOX, ISO, AML, BASEL), Business Process Re-engineering (BPR), Business Process Management (BPM), Project Management, Forensic Accounting and Fraud detection methodology and facilitates corporate governance and profit enhancement.

Africa International Business Forum is a not for profit organisation registered in England & Wales and headquartered in London. The main purpose of the forum is to facilitate and promote business activities across the globe – with a focus on developing Africa.

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