Events to look forward to in the coming days.
WHAT: India Exhibition Lahore 2016
WHEN: February 26-28, Lahore, Pakistan
WHAT TO LOOK FOR: The exhibition aims to apprise Pakistani companies about Indian products with the aim to boost bilateral trade between the neighbours. Expect an exhibition showcasing some of India's best technologies and products as well as B2B meetings between companies for trade and possible joint ventures.
ARMING THE ARMY
WHAT: Joint Military and Industry Interaction Roundtable Series
WHEN: February 24, New Delhi
WHAT TO LOOK FOR: The series organised by the PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Indian Army to promote discussions regarding the Army's manufacturing needs with the industry. The sessions will be joined by India's Army's brass including DG (Perspective Planning), DG (Army Air Defence), DG (Mechanised Forces), DG (Infantry), DG (Artillery), DG (Army Aviation) and DDG (Directorate of Indigenisation), besides defence PSU chiefs, DRDO officials as well as SMEs.
WHAT: TN Manufacturing Summit
WHEN: February 24, Chennai
WHAT TO LOOK FOR: The seventh edition of the event is themed around Smart Manufacturing. Participants will share their experiences on smart factories (using new materials and techniques to produce faster through automation and digitisation); policy and regulation, and job creation and value addition.
WHEN: February 26-27, Siliguri
WHAT TO LOOK FOR: The forum brings together various stakeholders from the tea industry, including producers, wholesalers, packagers, distributors, brokers, warehousing suppliers, start-ups and tea entrepreneurs. Participants can expect discussions around online marketing, digital branding and promotion, greater value addition in tea production and higher price realisation. There is also a buyer-seller meet.
WHAT: 2016 Women's Empowerment Principles
WHEN: March 15-16, New York
WHAT TO LOOK FOR: On the occasion of the International Womens' Day, the annual event brings together women entrepreneurs, business leaders, civil society, government and UN officials to discuss principles of diversity and to unleash the potential of women. The panel discussions are around how various companies around the world implement women empowerment principles in accordance with new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), set forth in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.