Expand 2 Africa – Seminar Series
The seminar, Expand 2 Africa was held on February 11 2017 at Kochi organized by Market next and I mark global. The event mainly focused on various sections on expanding business into the African Market. There were about 50 entrepreneurs who participated in the event from various industrial sectors including engineering, manufacturing and construction.
The event had its Inaugural address delivered by Mr Jayaram Subramaniyan, President of Marketnext, kochi Chapter. Opening speech was presented by J Parthasarathy, former director of Software Technology Parks of India (STPI). Mr. Abraham Paul Vatakenchery, global director of Market next, had a presentation on ‘the role of Market next in international business development’. The event was addressed by the High commission of Zambia, Mr. Lubinda & Brian Zaka. Award winning business woman of South Africa, Ms Indrani Govender, presented on opportunities in the field of engineering and construction and also about the incubation facilities offered in South Africa. Experience sharing section by Mr Prashanth Krishnan, ‘Opportunities in Uganda’ by Mr. Babu Mohanan followed.The event was concluded by Mr. Shine Gopal, founder of Market next followed by a networking section of the entrepreneurs who attended the seminar.
MARKET NEXT BUSINESS AWARDS 2017
Market next awards were presented to a few people. Young entrepreneur award was presented to Mr Midhun DL, Sunlife global. Special achievement award wa presented to Mr Abraham Paul Vattakenchery, Business excellence award was presented to Ms Indrani Govender, Ricinz constructions South Africa. And Customer excellence award was presented to Dr Prashanth Pillai, Smile centre.