Frequently Asked Questions - 2009 India Trade Conference

What are the directions to the Southern California Edison CTAC Conference Center?
Detailed info at


Who do I contact to get more info on sponsoring the event?
Email us at and we shall respond at internet speed.

What are the hotel room options for the 2009 India Trade Conference?
Only 10 minutes from the Conference, we have the Courtyard Marriott Los Angeles Pasadena/Monrovia
* 700 West Huntington Drive
* Monrovia, California 91016 USA
* Phone: 1-626-357-5211
* Toll-free: 1-800-927-8195
Special hotel room rate of $109 for "SCE India Trade Conference" attendees. Ask for Mark Beroza.

Courtyard Los Angeles Pasadena / Monrovia hotel is nestled at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains, off the 210 Freeway Arcadia exit. Come experience our new Courtyard Marriott Pasadena / Monrovia hotel, a centrally located hotel near Arcadia CA by many local businesses, shopping, dining and attractions. All rooms at our Pasadena hotel feature fresh new amenities in a warm and welcoming environment our travelers have come to expect. Experience ultimate comfort: plush bedding, a resourceful work area featuring 32-inch high definition TV's, complimentary high speed Internet and "digital connectivity panel" that allows you to connect several digital devices simultaneously. Take a break in our pool and spa conveniently located next to the Fitness Center.

Who is going to be at the seminar?
We shall have attendees from the following companies & entities:
Agnew Multilingual
Alliant International University
American Induction Technologies, Inc.
Asian Business Association, LA
Asian Business Association, OC
Bank of America.
Brea Commodities
California Board of Equalization, State of California
City National Bank
CMC Rescue Inc.
Comerica Bank.
DCP Global Partners
Department of Economic Development & Commerce, State of California
Disney Worldwide Services, Inc.
Embassy of India, Washington DC
Exotic Adventure & Travel Magazine
Gupta Consulting Group, Inc.
Interactive Teamworks
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
Irwindale Chamber of Commerce
Kaarya LLC
Kroll Risk Management
Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners
Los Angeles World Airports
Marriott International
Merrill Lynch
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Network of Indian Professionals (NetIP LA-OC)
Online Startup
Parker Energy
Phistar Solutions
Port of Los Angeles
Quanta Consulting, Inc.
SDS, Inc.
Southern California Edison.
TC International
The Walt Disney Company
U.S. Export Assistance Centers (Alternative Fuels / Renewable Energy)
UC Irvine
Union Bank, N.A.
US Chamber of Commerce*
U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Dept of Commerce
USC Marshall School of Business
Wells Fargo Bank
West Coast Consulting, LLC
...and many others yet to be added to this list.

Who is on the Conference Planning Committee?
Daphne Ng, Community Partnerships Director, Southern California Edison.
Dr. K. Ravi Kumar, Associate Dean & Professor, USC Marshall School of Business.
Dr. Sangeeta Gupta, Partner, Gupta Consulting Group, Inc.
Jim MacLellan, Director of Trade Services, Port of Los Angeles.
Julie Anne Hennessy, Director, US Dept of Commerce.
R Sampath, Director, Global Sourcing, Quanta Consulting, Inc.
Rajat Khurana, Managing Director, West Coast Consulting, Inc.
Scott Kaiser, Trade Business Development Officer, Bank of America.