Vibrant Gujarat is a biennial Summit held by the Government of Gujarat in Gujarat, India. The event is aimed at bringing together business leaders, investors, corporations, thought leaders, policy and opinion makers; the summit serves as a perfect platform to understand and explore business opportunities in the State of Gujarat. The Summit has had resounding successes in the past attracting several companies from Asia and Europe to establish their presence in Gujarat. Conventions are generally held during the programme which have sectoral sessions focus sector – Industrial Investment, Agro-Processing, Biotech- Pharma, Natural Gas and Oil, Infrastructure, Mining, Tourism, Apparels, Gems-Jewellery, Garment & Textiles and Gems & Jewellery, etc. Exhibitions are also held in these sectors to provide a platform for showcasing products and services. One-to-one meetings, roundtable conferences, etc. between the prospective investors, government officials and the project promoters are major attractions.
The last four summits, being conducted biennially since 2003, have been a major success and has attracted investment proposals of over US $ 370 bn. On January 12-13, 2011 Vibrant Gujarat Summit is scheduled to take place at the Mahatma Mandir, in the State capital at Gandhinagar. Vibrant Gujarat 2011- the 5th Summit aims to facilitate investment alliances for the participating countries. The biennial Summit will be the ideal platform to discuss and deliberate business opportunities in the new age world. The Summit, attended by leading global economies and a galaxy of international fora of business, policy makers, business and political delegations will host extensive B2B interactions, mega exhibition, sectoral seminars and conventions, will provide a very friendly ambience to the business community. The 2011 Summit has got a major head start with pre summits and convergence at various national and international fora.
Knowledge Events during summit
Young Entrepreneur’s Meet – Theme: Enterprising Gujarat-2020, The Way Forward
Location: Cambay Grand, Ahmedabad, Partner Organization: CII
Date: 10th January 2011 (09:00 – 16:30 hrs)
Innovation Summit – Theme: “More from Less for More” – “Innovation for Common Man by Common Man” – Location: Cambay Grand, Ahmedabad – Organanizer: CII
Date: 11th January 2011
IIT Conclave – Theme: “Technology and Development in Gujarat” – Location: NIT Hall, Nirma University – Partner Organization: PAN IIT Gujarat Alumni Association
Date: 11th January 2011 (14:00 – 17:00 hrs)
International Round Table for Small Businesses – Location: Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar -Partner: Common-wealth Business Council – Date: 13th January 2011.
Further details available @ Vibrant Gujarat website