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

Abhijit Chatterjee

Abhijit Chatterjee

CIO, KCT Group

Angshuman Bhattacharya

Angshuman Bhattacharya

CEO & Co-Founder, SIBIA Analytics and Consulting Services PL

Arijit Bhattacharyya

Arijit Bhattacharyya

Founder CEO, Virtualinfocom

CA Vivek Newatia

CA Vivek Newatia

Partner, S Jaykishan

Chandradeep Mitra

Chandradeep Mitra

Secretary, TiE , Kolkata

Dipanjan Purkayastha

Dipanjan Purkayastha

Co-founder & Chief Business Officer, TYGR

Mainak Bhattacharya

Mainak Bhattacharya

COO, Calcutta Angels Networks

Rishabh Kothari

Rishabh Kothari

Chairman, Standing Committee, MSMEs, Merchant Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Sourajit Palchoudhuri

Sourajit Palchoudhuri

President, Bengal National Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Udai Singh Solanki

Udai Singh Solanki

CTO & MD - India, eRev Max

Andrea Gasper

Andrea Gasper

Account Manager, Salesforce India

Kaushik Banerjee

Kaushik Banerjee

Vice President & Vodafone Business Services Head, Kolkata & Rest of Bengal Circles, Vodafone Mobile Services Ltd

Sandeep Tiberwala

Sandeep Tiberwala

President & Head – Emerging Business Banking, YES Bank

Partners

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Technology Partner

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Customer Success Partner

salesforce

Total Communication Partner

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SME Banking Partner

yes-bank

Co-Powered by

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SME Exchange Partner

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Media Partner

Trade Briefs
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Photo Gallery

For Information, Please contact

Speaker

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

Delegate

Ajay : Ajay@empor.in
Mobile: +91 -9650885383