GIBF-International And National Webinar Series

GIBF is conducting an international webinar series that will see diplomats and industry experts from different countries discuss investment and business opportunities in various sectors.

Business Opportunities in Nigeria
08th January 2021 at 4.00 pm
Business Opportunities in Nigeria

Global India Business Form had conducted a webinar on the topic “Business Opportunities in Nigeria” on January 8, 2021. Some of the most panelists that graced this webinar with their presence were H.H. Ismail Ayo Alatise, Minister/Acting Head of Mission, Nigeria High Commission, Dr. Parmeet Singh Chadha, President, World Sikh Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Sukhdeep Gill, Executive Director, Punjabi Chamber of Commerce and Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, Global India Business Forum. Dr. Ashutosh Misal, Corporate Trainer and Life Member, Global India Business Forum was the host of the webinar. His Highness Mr. Ismail Ayo Alatise shared his views about the long-standing diplomatic relationship between Nigeria and India. He also shed light on the possible business opportunities in Nigeria including investment opportunities that could help not only Nigeria in growing as a country but will also help other interested countries in growing as well.

The Millennial Impact on the Hospitality sector
26th December 2020 at 4:00 PM
The Millennial Impact on the Hospitality sector

Global India Business Forum had conducted a webinar on the topic ‘The Millennial Impact on the Hospitality Sector’ on December 26, 2020. The panelists that graced this webinar with their presence were some of the most respected people in the industry like Mr. Makram Darouazi, Group General Manager, NAAAS Holding Group, Mr. Hans Lagerweij, President, Albatros Travel, Mr. Karan Kapoor, Director - Food and Beverage, Hyatt Regency Mumbai, Mr. Rishi Neoge, Group General Manager, The Sai Leela Group and Mr. Sameer Singh, Vice President, Lemon Tree Hotels Limited. When asked about the social media blogger impact on the hospitality industry, one of the esteemed panelists, Mr. Sameer Singh, rightly pointed out that every single person visiting a restaurant is a social media blogger or influencer and that the online reputation of any chain of hotels is increasingly gaining importance to succeed in the intense competition that the industry offers. He also emphasized on the fact that it was important to “pay attention to an individual who has the power to influence other’s opinions” ... as millennials heavily rely on the experiences and opinions of their family and close friends before choosing a restaurant to dine in.

Money, Men and Mind: Three Factors That Affect Global Tourism
12th December, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Money, Men and Mind: Three Factors That Affect Global Tourism

Global India Business Forum conducted a webinar on the Travel and Tourism sector on the topic ‘Money, Men and Mind: Three Factors That Affect Global Tourism’ on December 12, 2020. The panelists that graced this webinar with their presence were Mr. Amlesh Sinha, VP – Engineering, MakeMyTrip and GoIbibo, Mr. Jayesh Ashar, Account Managing Director, Pearl Tourism and Leisure Group, Mr. Milind Babar, Managing Director and Founder/ Chairman, Mango Holidays, Mr. Bhavin Toprani, Director, Indiatravelite.com, Ms. Zinal Doshi, Founder, The Flapper Life, Mr. Sachin Mehta, Managing Director, Stuti Tourism Pvt. Ltd. along with Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, Global India Business Forum. ... The panelists at the webinar had an in-depth discussion about the current scenario and uncertainties that surround the travel and tourism sector and the ways in which the pandemic has affected the sector’s functioning. The experts sounded optimistic about the industry’s future as the industry has faced different types of crisis in the past and has come out stronger each time; however, it would take some time for the industry to get back on its feet again.

Business Opportunities in Ecuador
11th December, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Business Opportunities in Ecuador

Global India Business Forum had conducted a webinar on the topic ‘Business Opportunities in Ecuador’ on December 11, 2020. The panelists that graced this webinar with their presence were His Excellency Mr. Hector Cueva Jacome, Ambassador of Ecuador to India, Mrs. Cristina Chiriboga, Director of Trade Office of Ecuador in Mumbai and Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, Global India Business Forum. Ms. Deepali Gadkari, Global Coordinator, Global India Business Forum, was the host of the webinar. ... One of the esteemed panelists, H.E. Mr. Hector spoke about Ecuador’s potential to become an attractive business destination for Latin America. However, it was important to first find the solutions to convert different challenges posed by the pandemic or otherwise, into opportunities to increase business opportunities in Ecuador. Mrs. Christina Chiriboga, another esteemed panelist, spoke about the exportable offers Ecuador has to offer to India and the world. These exports to the Indian market include wood, shrimp, cocoa beans, metal scraps and black pepper, with wood occupying the largest portion of the exports.

India's Scope to be a Global Leader in Pharma Industry
28th November, 2020 at 4:00 PM
India's Scope to be a Global Leader in Pharma Industry

Global India Business Forum conducted a webinar on the Pharmaceutical industry on the topic ‘India’s Scope to be a Global Leader in Pharma Industry’ on November 28, 2020. Dr. Sujata Vaidya, Director of Supra Health Solutions, was the host of the webinar. The panelists that graced this webinar with their presence were Dr. Karthik Anantharaman, Cluster Head, Roche Pharma, Mr. Satya Pratapa, Sr. General Manager and Country Head, Sun Pharma, Dr. Sunil Modi, President, India-Africa Alliance, Mr. Mahendra Bisht, Board, Member, Global Pharma Network, Dr. MD Amin Mir, Director, Clinical Research, Venus Remedies Ltd., and Ms. Priya Sharma, Founder-Director, Jimmedari Foundation, along with Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, Global India Business Forum.Dr. Vaidya started the webinar on a strong note by talking about the history of the pharmaceutical industry right from the times of World Wars. One of the esteemed panelists, Dr. Karthik Anantharaman, when asked about the differences between the different fields of medicine like homeopathy, allopathy and Ayurveda said that no field competes with the other; rather they “complement each other”. It is first important to understand which field suits which scenario. Another esteemed panelist, Dr. MD Amin Mir, took the research situation during COVID in a different and positive light and spoke about the positive as well as negative challenges that the pandemic has brought to their R&D efforts.

"Improving Health and Wellness"- A discussion with Pioneers of Healthcare Sector
7th November, 2020 at 4:00 PM

"Global India Business Forum had organized a webinar on the topic “Healthcare & Wellness: A Discussion with the Pioneers of the Healthcare Sector” on November 7, 2020. Dr. Kavita Choudhari was the host of the webinar. Moreover, the panelists that graced this webinar with their presence were Dr. (Prof.) U.S. Vishal Rao, Regional Director, Head Neck Oncologist & Robotic Surgeon, Healthcare Global Cancer Centre, Bangalore, India, Dr. Ashok Kumar Khandelwal, VP and Medical Director, Anandaloke Multi-specialty Hospital, West Bengal, India, Dr. Sujata Vaidya, Director, Supra Health Solutions, Pune, India, Dr. J. Sivakumaran, COO, Kovai Medical Centre & Hospital, Tamil Nadu, India and Dr. Saurabh Lall, Head, Hospital Operations, Max Healthcare, Delhi, India. Dr. Ashok Khandelwal, one of the panelists, pointed out various factors that contribute to chronic stress among individuals, especially the youth. One main factor is the immediate environment the children from a young age are exposed to. He said that there is an urgent need to address mental health among children from a young age so that they are better equipped to tackle mental health issues."

India Israel Infrastructure Summit
28th Octomber, 2020 at 4.00 Pm
India Israel Infrastructure Summit

India and Israel: Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB) had conducted an online summit on the Infrastructure sector called the ‘India-Israel Infrastructure Summit 2020’ in association with Global India Business Forum (GIBF). The webinar was hosted by Mr. Manpreet Singh, President, ICIB and Associate Secretary, GIBF. The panelists that were present at the webinar were Mr. Sagi Itcher, Head of Economic and Trade Consul, General Consulate of Israel in Mumbai, India, Mr. Samir Jaiswal, Deputy General Manager, NTPC, Mr. Mitesh Gala, Partner, Kanu Doshi Group, . Global India Business Forum acted as an event partner. Mr. Gala spoke about India and Israel’s longstanding friendship and partnership and also spoke about the purpose of the summit, which is to create or discover business opportunities in the Infrastructure industry for countries who want to invest in Israel and its infrastructure. Mr. Itcher spoke about helping Israeli businesses to export their products to different countries across the world and help them attract investments across the globe. He also shed light on an upcoming event called ‘TLV Contech and Proptech 2020', a virtual event focusing on Israeli tech and innovation that would help infrastructure and construction companies get the best-in-class technology to build and grow their businesses and customer bases.

"HR Experts' Advice On Present & Future Job Opportunities In India"
17th Oct, 2020 at 4pm

Global India Business Forum had conducted a webinar on the topic “HR Experts’ Advice on the Present and Future Job Opportunities.” The panelists that graced this webinar were Ms. Sania Ansari, Deputy HR Director, NovaAir Technologies, Mr. Anil Kumar Patro, Director – HR, Asia Pacific, Meritor, Mr. Rajeev Tupsakri, HR Director, Nord Anglia Education, India, Mr. Suresh Kumar, Executive President & CHRO, Polycab India Ltd. and Mr. Ranjan Mishra, Director – HR, Diebold Nixdorf, along with Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, Global India Business Forum. Dr. Ashutosh Misal, Corporate HR Trainer, was the host of the webinar.

Business Opportunities In EI Salvador
16th Oct, 2020 at 4pm
Business Opportunities In EI Salvador

Global India Business Forum had conducted a webinar on the topic “Business Opportunities in El Salvador”. The panelists that graced this webinar were Mr. Daniel Gutierrez, Head of Mission, Embassy of the Republic of El Salvador in India, Mr. Javier Ernesto Galdamez, Investment Director, PROESA, El Salvador, along with Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, Global India Business Forum and Ms. Deepali Gadkari, Global Coordinator, Global India Business Forum, who was also the host of the webinar.

Multi-disciplinary International Conference
14th-15th Octomber, 2020 at 11 AM
Multi-disciplinary International Conference

Ajeenkya D.Y. Patil University had organized a multi-disciplinary international conference on the topic “Transformation and Survival Post Pandemic.” The panelists that graced the webinar with their presence were Mr. Hrridaysh Deshpande, Director and Governing Body Member, ADYPU, Dr. Vijay Kulkarni, Professor, Conference Chair & Head, Research and Publication, Dr. Makarand Joshi, Co-chair and Head, School of Management, Mr. Subramaniyan Anantharaman, Vice President, Siemens Ltd, R.N. Nalbalwar, Sr. VP – Aditya Birla Group, India, Prof. Dr. Robert Wafula, Kibabii University, Kenya, Dr. Sabur Md Khan, President, Daffodil International University Trust, Bangladesh along with Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, Global India Business Forum. The conference saw the panelists discuss ways to recover from the crisis and not just to focus on the recovery aspect of things, but to also reinvent our ways of working and living, thereby creating a new India. There was also special focus on the rise of digital access, thanks to increased dependence of smartphones and other digital media for education as well as business.

Atmanirbhar Women Of India
2nd Octomber, 2020 at 2pm
Atmanirbhar Women Of India

The Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB) hosted a webinar exclusively for women, to celebrate womanhood and to also celebrate the initiative of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ (self-reliant India) started by Honourable Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi. This webinar was conducted by ICIB on October 2, 2020 on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri’s birth anniversar

Past Covid Support From Chamber Of Commerce To MSME Sector
30th Sept, 2020 at 4pm
Past Covid Support From Chamber Of Commerce To MSME Sector

Global India Business Forum had conducted a webinar on the topic “Post COVID Support from Chamber of Commerce to MSME Sector”. The panelists that graced this webinar with their presence were Mr. Indrajit Ghosh, Chairman, MSMECCII, Mr. Amarendra Khatua, Director/Founder, Millennial Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, Mr. Samir Singh, CMD, Sikh Chamber of Commerce and Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, Global India Business Forum. Mr. Manpreet Singh, President, Indian Chamber of International Business and Associate Secretary, Global India Business Forum was the host of the webinar.

Future of Logistics Challenges & Solutions
23th Sept, 2020 at 4pm
Future of Logistics Challenges & Solutions

Global India Business Forum had conducted a webinar on the topic “Logistics and Supply Chain Sector: Challenges & Solutions”. This webinar saw some of the biggest names in the logistics and supply chain sector come together to discuss the current challenges faced by this sector and the possible solutions overcome these challenges. Some of these panelists were Mr. Vipul Aggarwal, Vice President, Havells India Limited, Mr. Gaurav Joshi, Head (Logistics and Supply Chain), Atlas Copco, Mr. Amitava Sarkar, Asst. Vice President, Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd. and Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, Global India Business Forum among many others.

Business Opportunities In Palau
19th Sept, 2020 at 4pm
Business Opportunities In Palau

Global India Business Forum had conducted a webinar on the topic “Business Opportunities in Afghanistan”. The panelists that graced this webinar with their presence are H.E. Ms. Zakia Wardak, the first woman Consul General of Afghanistan in Mumbai, Mr. Abdul Nafi Sarwary, Commercial Attaché’ of the Consulate of Afghanistan, along with Mr. Indrajit Ghosh, Chairman, MSMECCII and Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, GIBF.

Business Opportunities In Afganistan
15th Sept, 2020 at 4pm
Business Opportunities In Afganistan

Global India Business Forum had conducted a webinar on the topic “Business Opportunities in Afghanistan”. The panelists that graced this webinar with their presence are H.E. Ms. Zakia Wardak, the first woman Consul General of Afghanistan in Mumbai, Mr. Abdul Nafi Sarwary, Commercial Attaché’ of the Consulate of Afghanistan, along with Mr. Indrajit Ghosh, Chairman, MSMECCII and Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, GIBF.

Business Opportunities In Egypt
12th Sept, 2020 at 4pm
Business Opportunities In Egypt

Global India Business Forum had conducted a webinar on the topic “Business Opportunities in Egypt”. The webinar saw Dr. Khaled Melad Rezek, Commercial Counsellor from the Embassy of Republic of Egypt in Delhi and Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, Global India Business Forum. Ms. Deepali Gadkari, Global Coordinator, Global India Business Forum was the host of the webinar.

Business Opportunities in Zambia
5th Sept, 2020 at 3pm
Business Opportunities in Zambia

Global India Business Forum had conducted a webinar on the topic “Business Opportunities in Zambia”. The panelists who graced this webinar with their presence are Her Excellency (H.E.) Mrs. Judith K.K. Kang’oma Kapijimpanga, High Commissioner of Zambia to India, Mr. Bangwe, First Secretary, Press & Tourism, Zambia Commission in India, Mr. Dhirendra Apte, President, Transport Division, GIBF and Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, GIBF.

Business Opportunities In Georgia
5th Sept, 2020 at 3pm
Business Opportunities In Georgia

Global India Business Forum had conducted a webinar on the topic “Business Opportunities in Georgia: Future of Tourism and Hospitality”. The panelists who graced webinar are Ms. Zhelam Chaubal, Director, Kesari Tours Pvt. Ltd, Anup Taneja, Regional Director, Global Sales, India and Subcontinent, Marriott Hotels, Mr. Fred Smits, General Manager, Sheraton Grand, Ms. Irma Kodua, the Founder and Managing Director.

Future of the Entertainment Industry
31th August, 2020 at 4pm
Future of the Entertainment Industry

GIBF had conducted a webinar on the topic “Future of the Entertainment Industry” which saw experts from the entertainment industry discuss the problems faced by the industry during the pandemic.

Mauritius: India’s Gateway to Africas
21st August, 2020 at 4pm
Mauritius: India’s Gateway to Africas

Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB) had conducted a webinar on the topic Doing Business with Mauritius: India’s Gateway to Africa’ which saw the experts of the business and commerce world discuss about the potential of Mauritius as a country to generate attractive business opportunities for other countries across the world.

Business Opportunities in Ethopia
17th August, 2020 at 3pm
Business Opportunities in Ethopia

Global India Business Forum recently conducted a webinar on the topic ‘Business Opportunities in Ethiopia’ which saw the Counsel General of the FDRE Ethiopian Consulate, Mumbai, India as the chief guest of the webinar along with Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, GIBF and Ms. Deepali Gadkari, Global Coordinator, GIBF.

Bridging The Gap Between Management, Students and Industy
3rd Oct, 2020 at 4pm
Bridging The Gap Between Management, Students and Industy

Global India Business Forum had conducted a webinar on the topic “Bridging the Gap between Management Students and the Industry." The panelists that graced this webinar were Dr. Swati Mujumdar, Pro-Chancellor, Symbiosis Skills Universities, Mr. PVC Patil, Retd. Wing Commander and Executive Director, DY Patil Institute of Management Studies (DYPIMS), Dr. Abhay Kulkarni, Director, IICMR, Mr. Arvind Pargaonkar, General Manager, L&T Electrical and Automation, Mr. Subodh Lekhi, Director – Purchasing, Schneider Electric and Dr. Jitendra Joshi, Global President, Global India Business Forum. Dr. Ashutosh Misal, Corporate HR Trainer, was the host for the webinar.