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“Global Expansion: Opportunities in the US for Indian companies” on February 11, 2014 at the Assembly
Room
,
Vivanta by Taj - President, Mumbai
IACC partnered along with Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) and its India representatives
Brickwork India for this program. The event highlighted successful U.S. market-entry opportunities for Indian firms in
technology sectors such as information technology, telecommunications, finance, aerospace enterprises, health IT and
mobile applications. The program was supported by
roup and
an IT consulting firm based in Fairfax County
and with operations in Pune.
Highlights of the seminar included presentations from:
Mr. Vivek Kulkarni, Chairman and CEO, Brickwork India, discussed the Indian economy and global markets;
Mr. Sameer Joshi, CEO, IMC-Global Services, discussed U.S. market-entry strategies;
Ms. Camille Richardson, Commercial Consul at the U.S. consulate in Mumbai, discussed U.S. opportunities on behalf of the
U.S. Commercial ServiceMr. Asher Kotz of the FCEDA spoke about Fairfax County as a gateway to the U.S. market
Mr. Anand Desai, Former National President, IACC – WIC and Managing Partner, DSK Legal briefly discussed the corporate
and commercial laws of establishing a business in the US.
The program received an extraordinary response from participants representing various Industry sectors and business.
“This event offered an excellent chance for IT service companies in Mumbai to take an important step forward and
investigate US market opportunities in places such as Fairfax County that are well run and have an excellent infrastructure
and supportive business environment.
Mr. Nanik Rupani, Regional President, IACC-WIC welcoming the participants