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

Anand Khetan

Anand Khetan

Associate Partner & Head – Indirect Taxes, Roedl & Partner Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

Bhadresh Pathak

Bhadresh Pathak

Senior President and Country Head - Business Banking, YES BANK

Chandrakant Salunkhe

Chandrakant Salunkhe

Chairman & Managing Director of Macro Group of Companies & President, SME Chamber of India

Jai Daga

Jai Daga

Head - IT Infrastructure & Enterprise Architect Viacom18 Media Private Limited

Jitendra Mishra

Jitendra Mishra

Vice President - CIO Wanbury Ltd

Kaleeswaran Arunachalam

Kaleeswaran Arunachalam

Chief Financial Officer Future Lifestyle Fashions Limited

Makrand Appalwar

Makrand Appalwar

Chairman & Managing Director Emmbi Industries Ltd

Neelesh Talathi

Neelesh Talathi

Chief Financial Officer Pepperfry.com

Nikunj Jhaveri

Nikunj Jhaveri

Chairman & Founder, System Plus

Prakash Dharmani

Prakash Dharmani

Global Chief Information Officer Essel Propack Limited

Pratap Gharge

Pratap Gharge

Executive President & Chief Information Officer Bajaj Electricals Ltd

Raujesh Agarrwal

Raujesh Agarrwal

Managing Director Ashish Life Science Pvt Ltd

Sayed Peerzade

Sayed Peerzade

Chief information Officer Reliance Entertainment

Subhadip Dutta Choudhury

Subhadip Dutta Choudhury

Vice Chairman & CEO Hawkins Cookers Ltd

Sushant Kumar

Sushant Kumar

Co-Founder, FinPeae Technologies

Udit Pahwa

Udit Pahwa

Head - Information Technology Huhtamaki PPL Ltd

Vijay Kalantri

Vijay Kalantri

President, All India Association of Industries Chairman & Managing Director, Balaji Infra Projects Ltd

Partners

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Technology Partner

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Customer Success Partner

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Associate Partners

EBS

SME Banking Partner

yes-bank

SME Exchange Partner

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Industry Partners

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Media Partner

Trade Briefs
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Photo Gallery

For Information, Please contact

Delegate

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

Speaker

Arshi Khan: arshi@guildlive.com
Mobile: +91 -9920368709