Agenda


09:00 hrs – 10:00 hrs

Tea with Registration


10:00 hrs – 10:45 hrs

KEYNOTE PANELSession –I

MAKING THE JOURNEY FROM $1 MN TO $100 MN MARK: MAKE IN INDIA & THE COMPETITIVENESS OF SMES IN A GLOBALIZED ECONOMY

Government has made it a priority in assisting SMEs to expand overseas. Globalization has made it imperative for SMEs to go international with geographical boundaries erased through technology and opportunities coupled with competition increasingly becoming global in nature.


10:45- 11:15 hrs

Technical Presentation

“Salesforce: World's #1 CRM for Small Business” by Salesforce


11:15 - 12:00 hrs

Panel DiscussionSession –II

CLOUD & NEW AGE TECH INNOVATIONS: GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMEs

Disruptive innovation is changing the face of traditional industries and SMEs are increasingly looking to “the cloud” to create a modern and competitive business model. We will discuss the 5 big growth opportunities technology can provide for SMEs and how cloud technologies are enabling small companies to power their future.


12:00 - 12:45 hrs

Panel DiscussionSession –III

SME FINANCE, THE ENGINE FOR GROWTH– IDENTIFYING THE OPTIMAL CAPITAL RAISING SCHEME FOR SMEs

Despite SMEs critical role as major drivers of vibrant economies, Indian SMEs face major obstacles that limit their potential impact to economic development. Inadequate access to financing and cost of financing continue to be the most significant impediments to the creation, survival, and growth of Indian SMEs. This session will start with a review of SMEs’ needs and challenges, the gaps in the Financial products available and the characteristics of the fast evolving SME client.

This will then lead to discussion that will enrich these insights with on-the-ground and SME-centric viewpoints drawn from the panelists’ deep knowledge and expertise of the Indian SME finance ecosystem.


12:45 - 13:00 hrs

Tea Break


13:00 - 14:00 hrs

Presentation Session Session –IV

“Tally for GST” by Tally Solutions

“Innovation in SME Finance” by YES BANK


14:00 – 15:00 hrs

Networking Lunch


15:00 - 15:45 hrs

GST Workshop

GST: CHANGING TAXATION PARADIGM AND THE ROAD AHEAD

The biggest indirect tax reform since 1947, GST bill is expected to bring about an economic integration of the Indian economy. GST will help consolidate and streamline the process of indirect taxation and make it easier and more effective. The tax payers will pay one consolidated tax instead of the plethora of taxes including State Value-Added Tax (VAT), Central Excise, Service Tax, Entry Tax or Octroi and a few other indirect taxes.

This exclusive workshop session will focus on deciphering the nuances and impact of GST implementation on SMEs in the coming future


15:45 hrs Onwards

Lucky Draw Gifts Followed by Hi Tea & Close


Speakers

Ajit Narayanan

Ajit Narayanan

Chief Technology Officer Myntra

Arun Mote

Arun Mote

Executive Director Triveni Turbine Limited

B Ganesh Shenoy

B Ganesh Shenoy

Chief Financial Officer & VP-IT at MTR Foods Pvt Ltd

Chirag Boonlia

Chirag Boonlia

Vice President, Head - IT Virtuous Retail (APG Asset Management & Xander Group Company)

Ganesh K V

Ganesh K V

Chief Financial Officer, Global Head-Legal & Company Secretary, Subex Limited

Kunal Singhal

Kunal Singhal

Founder & Managing Director EAZY Business Solutions

Madhukar N Hiregange

Madhukar N Hiregange

Partner Hiregange & Associates

Manikandan Rangaswamyaj

Manikandan Rangaswamyaj

Director IT Flipkart

Manish Kothari

Manish Kothari

Founder & Managing Director ISBR Business School

M C Dinesh

M C Dinesh

President FKCCI

Rajiv Mody

Rajiv Mody

Chairman, Managing Director & CEO Sasken Technologies Limited

Santosh Abbimane

Santosh Abbimane

Chief Financial Officer DTDC Group

Vikas Gupta

Vikas Gupta

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Technology Officer, GrayMatter Software Services

Veerendra Shadakshri

Veerendra Shadakshri

Managing Director Ramanashree Group

Kalki Yasas

Kalki Yasas

Sr. Director, Salesforce India

Punitha Munireddy

Punitha Munireddy

Account Manager, Salesforce India

Manish Arora

Manish Arora

President – Business Banking, YES Bank

Alok Patnia

Alok Patnia

Founder & CEO, Taxmantra.com

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Partners

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Technology Partner

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Customer Success Partner

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Associate Partners

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SME Banking Partner

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SME Exchange Partner

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Industry Partners

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Media Partner

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For Information, Please contact

Speaker & Delegate

Himani Singh : himani@guildlive.com
Mobile: +91 -9958986792