Tea with Registration
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.
“Salesforce: World's #1 CRM for Small Business” by Salesforce
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.
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.
Presentation Session Session –IV
“Tally for GST” by Tally Solutions
“Innovation in SME Finance” by YES BANK
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
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FCA, CISA Partner, JAKS & Associates, Cochin
CEO, Chetana Phrama, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram & State President, Kerala Small Scale Industries Assn.
Managing Director, Ihits Technologies Pvt Ltd
Chairman & Managing Director of Gokulam Engineers India Private Limited