Every year since 2010, executives from all over the world have been meeting for India Day and gaining an up-to-date overview of economic, political and social issues. Informative discussion panels and presentations by experts and entrepreneurs provide the participants with practical first-hand knowledge.
A must-attend event for any business person, who operates in an international environment.
The 10th India Day will take place on Tuesday, 25th of June 2019 in the festive Flora in Cologne. The Business Forum offers “India beginners and India experts” imporant updates, interesting panel discussions, practical presentations and a professional networking opportunity on the Indian market.
Smt. Pratibha Parkar, Consul General of India, Frankfurt am Main
Ten Years India Day - a review
Interview with the India Day initiators Klaus Maier (Managing Director, Maier+Vidorno GmbH) and Thomas Weidlich (Partner, Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH)
India: The "Growth Champion" is facing structural challenges
The largest democracy in the world has voted - an inventory
Panel discussion: What's the next step for India? - an outlook
Moderator: Dr. Manuel Vermeer, Managing Director, Dr. Vermeer Consult
Dr. Oetker: Dr. Oetker's recipe for success – how a traditional German company conquers the Indian market
BMW Motorbike: Developed in Munich, built in Bangalore - successful cooperation with an Indian Joint Venture partner
Dialogue: Indian consumers - understand, inspire and conquer
Moderation: Klaus Maier, Managing Director, Maier+Vidorno GmbH
No standard problems: How politics and industry are reducing technical trade barriers in India
How SMEs can benefit from cooperations with Indian technology start-ups. Examples and experiences of a German founder in India.
Schueco: Golden Rules & Pitfalls to keep in mind for European companies starting in India
Leuze electronic: The rise of a hidden champion in India - from sales development to an effective subsidiary
Panel discussion: "Doing Business in India" – chronicles of entrepreneurs
Moderator: Thomas Weidlich, Partner, Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Dialogue: The right Staff - success factor in India
Moderator: Sujata Banerjee, Owner, Management Across Cultures
Borussia Dortmung in India
Panel discussion: "Best of India Day" – exchange with company representatives of the past years
Moderator: Philipp Dietz, Rechtsanwalt und Partner, Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH &
Thomas Breitinger, Branch Manager, Maier+Vidorno GmbH
Get Together / End of the event
Host: Alexander Hoeckle, Managing Director International and Business Development, Chamber of Industry and Commerce Cologne
Please note that some of the lectures and panel discussions are in English. Simultaneous interpretation in German and English is available.
India Day on 25th of June 2019 from 9:00 am till 6:00 pm in Cologne, Germany
Flora Köln, Am Botanischen Garten 1a, 50735 Koeln, Germany
The participation fee is EUR 190 p. p. excl. VAT. - 15% Early Bird Discount till 10th of May 2019.
Registration deadline is 14th of June 2019. The invoice will be sent by post after the registration deadline. Please note: In the case of cancellation after the registration deadline we charge the full participation fee. Substitute participants may of course be named.
Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH is one of the leading German corporate law firms with 16 German and international offices. The law firm has extensive experience in doing business in India. Together with Indian partners, Luther offers comprehensive advice in all legal, tax-related, and regulatory matters in the subcontinent.
Maier + Vidorno (M+V) is one of Europe’s leading consultancy and service-provider for India. With 150 expert employees in all corporate divisions, M+V is specialized in assisting European businesses with setup and expansion of structures on the subcontinent. From Market-Entry, Market Expansion and Turnaround Consulting, to Finance & Accounting, Logistics and Compliance Services – M+V provides customized solutions for a successful Business in India.
Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe is a decentralised network of 600 companies work closely together. In addition to Sparkasse banks, these include numerous specialist financiers, such as the Landesbau- sparkasse banks, Deutsche Leasing, DekaBank or Landesbank groups. This is the German bancassurance provider.