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Mr. Martin Claessens, U.S Commercial Officer; Mr. Peter Hass, U.S. Consul General; Mr. Shourya Mandal, National President, IACC; Ms.
Judy Reinke, Minister Counselor; with IACC Gujarat branch council members.
IACC participates in the 6
th
Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit-2013
Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Gujarat Branch had the pleasure of associating with Government of Gujarat for "The
6
th
Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2013" which was held between 8
th
-13
th
January, 2013 at Mahatma Mandir,
Gandhinagar, Gujarat. IACC had its own Booth at Country & State Pavilion in the International wing.
“The 6th Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show 2013” was attended by 1,800 foreign delegates from 105 countries and 50,000
delegates from 22 states and approximately 17,700 MoUs were signed.
The exhibitors showcased their products & service innovations from key sectors such as engineering & automobiles, oil &
gas, energy & power, chemical & petrochemical, financial services, agro & food processing, IT & ITeS, textiles & tourism.
Many players from emerging sectors such as environmental technology, green renewable energy and SME sectors also
showcased their strength at the Global Trade Show. The focus of the summit was Knowledge-based industry and micro &
medium enterprises.
IACC offered a platform to US based Companies to develop their business through technical tie-ups and business
collaboration at "The 6th Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2013". To mark the occasion IACC came out with a
"Vibrant IACC Souvenir 2013" which also served as an ideal source of reference point & guide for the delegates & everyone
who had keen interest.
The “Vibrant IACC Souvenir 2013” was appropriate platform of advertising the products/ services, innovations and strengths
and it was distributed during business-to-business interactions with participating domestic and foreign delegates. The
Souvenir was also distributed at venue & circulated to all Foreign Delegates, IACC members, all the IACC Branches in India,
US Consulate, US Embassy, all the Business Associates in Gujarat, all the major Business Groups, Industrial Associates,
Government Officials, and Industrial Traders & Services Providers.
The IACC Booth was visited by Gujarat State Chief Minister Mr. Narendra Modi on the 8
th
Jan 2013 during Vibrant Exhibition
Inauguration. Booth was also visited by Council General Mr. Peter Haas, Minster Counselor for Commercial Affairs, Ms. Judy
Reinke, Mr. Martin Claessens-Commercial Officer, US. Commercial Service, Mumbai & Mr. Shourya Mandal, National
President, IACC, in the following days during Vibrant-2013. Booth was also visited by think-tanks, academia, industrialists
and government officials.