Business Wire India Partners Wharton India Economic Forum

Business Wire India has been appointed as the Official News Distribution Partner for the 12th annual Wharton India Economic Forum. The one day event is scheduled for 22nd March at Park Hyatt Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA. The conference theme for the year 2008 is “India Imagine”.

Business Wire India will wire all the news release on the event on a real time basis to the relevant audiences in India as well as internationally.

The Keynote speakers at the event include Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Former President of India, Vinod K Dham, Founder and Executive Managing Director, NEA-IndoUS Ventures, Tejpreet S Chopra, President and CEO, GE – India. The forum this year focuses at discussing, not just India’s economic prospects in the world, but also how it can be a politically active and socially responsible power. It also aims at exploring new frontiers for India as it establishes itself firmly on the world stage. The panel discussion aims to dialogue on various aspects of India’s economic growth including the investment environment include private equity and capital allocation.

The discussions will also explore widening gap between India’s ever rising middle class and its underprivileged majority and examine measures that can be taken to alleviate the situation. The event will also have discussions on the development of Organized Retail as one of the fastest growing industries from an FDI perspective. It will shed light on the impact of rising incomes, increasing consumerism and rural consumption on the evolution of the retail industry.

“India is poised for the next big leap. A continuous churning is essential, at each milestone, to understand our evolving role in the global economy and accordingly map the future path. Wharton India Economic Forum has been consistently providing the platform to address the needs of the changing business environment on a global scale, to ensure India’s lead in the knowledge economy” , Anurag Mittal, Business Head, Business Wire India said.

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