The India Trade Conference

Welcome to the official site of the India Trade Conference. The essential Los Angeles event on Doing Business with India.

Since our team is busy in India on initiatives dealing with social impact, rural technology, and policy, our conference is on hiatus. Please stay tuned, as we try to blend the priorities of changing the world, and keeping our community educated.

From L to R: Jim MacLellan, Director of Trade Services, Port of Los Angeles; Julie Anne Hennessy, Director, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Dept of Commerce; Dr. Sangeeta Gupta, Partner, Gupta Consulting Group; Daphne Ng, Executive Director, AAPA, Southern California Edison; N. Parthasarathi, Consul General of India, San Francisco, USA; Carol Chen, Councilmember, City of Cerritos; Jeffrey Greenstein, Nu Image / Millennium Films (US Dept of Commerce Export Achievement Certificate); R Sampath, Managing Director, Quanta Consulting, Inc. / BeWo; Lynn Dangtu, President, Economic Business Development, Inc.; Rajat Khurana, CEO, West Coast Consulting LLC

Innovation and Infrastructure Shape 5th India Trade Conference
Setting the tone for the daylong conference was Consul General of India, N. Parthasarathi, who kicked off the morning keynote session with his perspectives on why the time is ripe to invest in and trade with India. “Please do believe in India’s story. If you have a project, go and find a niche target. If you can just produce a quality product … at a good price, there is an infinite market available,” Parthasarathi said.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for South Asia Holly Vineyard said the next step for India-U.S. relations is to move beyond government-led initiatives and instead foster growth in the private and academia sectors. More on India West

India Remains Excellent Investment Option: Consulate General of India
Addressing an august audience of administrators, businessmen and executives at the inaugural session of the 5th Annual India Trade Conference held at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on June 28, Consul General of India N Parthasarathi dispelled fears of any kind of huge economic collapse in India following certain pessimism expressed in the media and from the entrepreneurial sectors. More on India Journal

Social Impact Innovation Award
BeWo Technologies presented with the Social Impact Innovation Award for rural technologies and sustainable business models for Below-Poverty-Line segments in India and globally.

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N. Parthasarathi Consul General of India Govt of India
Holly Vineyard Deputy Asst Secretary U.S. ITA
Jeffrey Greenstein Vice President Nu Image, Inc.
R Sampath Managing Director Quanta / BeWo
Carol K. Chen Councilmember City of Cerritos
Shekhar Chitnis CEO and President Chisk Inc
Chris Harrington Vice President Toshiba America
Dr. K Ravi Kumar Professor USC Marshall
Aileen Crowe Nandi Commercial Officer US Commercial Service
Richard Rutledge Senior VP, Marketing Western Digital
Jim MacLellan Director Port of Los Angeles
Steve Arnold Regional International S.M Fedex
Doreen Bonnici Director Western Overseas Corp
Eddie Northen V.P of Finance UPS West Region
Joyce Sloss Director LAWA
Sangeeta R. Gupta Partner Gupta Consulting Grp
Paula Golden Executive Director Broadcom Foundation
Sharad Pawar Co-Founder & COO BeWo Technologies
Deepa Prahalad Author Strategy Consultant
Rajat Khurana CEO West Coast Consulting
Doug Malousis Edison SmartConnect Southern Calif Edison
Kathy Lin Manager Meridian Finance Group
Rita Sukiasian Senior Underwriter Chartis
Ricardo Tejada Managing Director OPIC/Vnesto

The 5th Annual India Trade Conference is being presented by the Port of Los Angeles, U.S. Commercial Service, and Quanta Consulting, Inc.
We offer an interactive experience with global executives & experts:

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        New India Opportunities, Markets & Trends
      • Social Entrepreneurship
      • Non-Conventional Financing
      • Trade and Logistics Nuances

Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012
Time: 8 AM - 6 PM. Reception to follow.
Includes breakfast, luncheon and parking.
Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos, CA 90703.

The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

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