CII-Yi to hold Entrepreneurship Street Carnival in Bengaluru

Our Bureau Bangalore | Updated on November 20, 2018 Published on November 20, 2018

FUTURE.NOW will enable entrepreneurs to connect with industry experts to understand opportunities

CII-Young Indians (CII-Yi) Bengaluru Chapter plans to hold the 7th edition of its Entrepreneurship Summit ‘FUTURE.NOW – Re-position, Re-calibrate, Re-engineer!’ - an entrepreneurship week that will feature thematic evenings hosted by various countries including France, Australia, Sweden, Australia (Queensland) and Switzerland.

Laeeq Ali, Chairman, CII Young Indians Bengaluru Chapter said, “The week-long engagement looks at the ‘World at Bengaluru’. Each day would feature a thematic interaction hosted along the interests of geography of the world. These would range from entrepreneur keynotes, curated dialogues, panel discussion and elevator pitches enabling entrepreneurs to redefine and recalibrate themselves to be future proof and relevant globally.”

Entrepreneurship Santhe

FUTURE.NOW will enable entrepreneurs connect with industry experts to understand opportunities in these countries, showcase their ideas and explore collaborations. ‘Entrepreneurship Santhe’ will showcase and celebrate the start-up and entrepreneurship spirit of Bengaluru. Rural artisans and technology entrepreneurs will get an opportunity to showcase their ideas, products and services, while visitors will be able to meet, greet and interact with youth icons, cine celebrities, college students and music bands.

The 7-day event scheduled to be held from November 26 to December 2 at different locations in Bengaluru city and will culminate in the ‘Entrepreneurship Santhe’. A one-day, gala entrepreneurship street carnival at MG Road Boulevard hosted jointly the Karnataka Government and various trade bodies. It will feature start-ups with over 100 interactive exhibits and an expected footfall of 5000 plus visitors for the day long festival.

KJ George, Karnataka Minister for Large and Medium Scale Industries, IT and BT, Science and Technology along with foreign dignitaries including Kate Jones MP, Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development,Govt of Queensland, Australia; Sebastien Hug, swissnex India CEO and Consul General; François Gautier, Consul General of France in Bengaluru; Jean-François Ambrosio, French Trade and Investment Commissioner for South India, Business France and Muthu Kumar, Chairman - CII Karnataka along with incubators, investors and Startups across industries will be attending this first of its kind summit in Bengaluru.

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Published on November 20, 2018
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