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Shanghai, China, 2006/09/23 - The speakers hailed from: Access Asia, Bharucha & Associates, ACTL, Deloitte Consulting, 3iSite, Baker & MacKenzie, Lehman & Co.,Cognizant Technology, EAC Consultng, Goedis, Fudicia Management Consulting, Frost & Sullivan.
CHINDIA Forum 2006 successfully concluded with raves from attendees about the interaction with senior supply chain executives, the diversity and relevance of sessions and the take-home knowledge that they received.
Mr. Vishnu Prakash, a diplomat of 25 years' standing with a strong background in Economic and Commercial matters, inaugurated the CHINDIA Forum. He pointed out that India was the second fastest growing economy in the world with a retail market of over $ 350 billion. He termed India China ties as 'WIN WIN' that were growing and broadening at a rapid pace. He went on to talk about major industrial and economic sectors in India, delineating a host of emerging business opportunities in sectors including infrastructure, telecom, automobiles and components and consumer goods. The Consul General attended the forum despite his busy schedule, staying back to listen to Mr. Laurentius Meetal, the Managing Director Lehman & Co.
Max Henry, Founder & Executive Director of the China Supply Chain Council (CSCC) mentioned that "CHINDIA Forum delivered an excellent conference, reflecting the nature and state of today’s logistics and supply chain industry in India in comparison with China”
Delegates enjoyed a broad range of presentations and debates which covered all major supply chain disciplines, allowing them to share ideas and explore new models and tools. In particular, local case studies that demonstrated application of best practice in supply chain in India were very well received.
"The success of this first event called CHINDIA set the tone for what will be an annual event from now on, and we are looking forward to welcome our members and delegates again next year, in September 2007”, said Max Henry, “CHINDIA demonstrated that the supply chain industry in India is progressing and is in a stage of development, it has been able to take advantage of changing business climates, technology, infrastructure and training.”
China Supply Chain Council was the whole & sole sponsor of the event who once again maintained their reputation for delivering one of its best and interesting forum of the year on the show floor. The speakers hailed from: Access Asia, Bharucha & Associates, ACTL, Deloitte Consulting, 3iSite, Baker & MacKenzie, Lehman & Co.,Cognizant Technology, EAC Consultng, Goedis, Fudicia Management Consulting, Frost & Sullivan.
"CHINDIA Forum is an ideal forum for exploring the Manufacturing, Logistics, Law, Sourcing issues with service-based solutions that will help improve the supply chain in India," said Max Henry. "We are pleased to have such an outstanding number of Attendees and speakers at the first Annual CHINDIA event and we look forward to providing even more value at next year’s event."
During this 1-day forum, there were 12 conference. All the sessions were well attended including the questions & answer session, which were the most interesting one's. There were also plenty of opportunities for networking – the highlight being Discussions on how India is going ahead in Logistics, Shipping, and various other sectors.