Connect the Dots to Expand Business in India and Globally

Posted by: Yvonne Luker - Global Chamber on Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Last week we held a Global Chamber® globinar on connecting the dots to expand your business in India, featuring Manoj Gursahani, Chairman at U.S.-India Investment Forum (USIIF).

India is ending lockdown and ramping back up their formidable growth engine. What are the hot markets? What opportunities should you be considering to ride the growth waves? 

Watch and listen to the conversation HERE.

Thank you, Manoj for sharing your expert opinions about new opportunities in India for this period of time dominated by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. We discussed...

  • Agriculture and food/beverage
  • Healthcare including telemedicine and wellness
  • Manufacturing including shift from China
  • Pharmaceuticals and chemicals
  • Edtech
  • Fintech
  • Mobile apps
  • Digital transformation

Speaker Biography

Manoj Gursahani - Chairman USIIF. Manoj has led a strategic business partnership with Global Chamber®, structured with the focus to support India-US trade. While USIIF functions as a gateway for US companies to establish their presence in India, it also assists India companies to get exposure to US markets; Interact with visiting US delegations, be briefed about latest investment opportunities, visit special trade shows, attend seminars on topics like taxation and U.S. State Laws, have access to a knowledge-base for Foreign Direct Investments, attend networking events as well as with the support of Global Chamber® develop working relationships with US-based companies.

In addition to his Chairman role at USIIF, Manoj is also Chairman, Las Vegas India Chamber of Commerce and Chairman, Friends of South Africa.

Shanker Damodaran - Executive Director at Global Chamber® Ahmedabad. Shanker helps business owners and decision makers to increase their profits by expanding their business operations in 2 complementary ways. First, through Trade and Investments: building a cost-effective business expansion and relocation strategy. Second, through Licensing and Outsourcing: partner search, joint venturing and technology plug-ins-also by-passing entry barriers such as: culture, language and state specific requirements in India. On the other hand, he helps professionals and business owners to maximize their reach to an international level by converting their expertise and technologies for growth through systems such as Franchising, Licensing, media, publications, and marketing formats. These outreach and licensing solutions cover all the marketing and sales side of the operation: creating information, branding and marketing products, packaging and promoting them online and offline.

Shanker also helps Gujarat State’s  inward investment programs as Founder and President of GTC Global .He's open to connect with anyone who wants to build their businesses globally through strategic advisory and also support Trade and Investment into Gujarat. Shanker's main business involvement are as Founder/President of GTC Global, CEO and Founder & Chief Consultant at FranStar Licensing, Editor in Chief of Gujarat! NOW and FranTechnovation, and most recently, he has become the Executive Director for the Global Chamber Ahmedabad chapter. 

Moderator: Doug Bruhnke - Founder/CEO of Global Chamber®. Doug is an international entrepreneur dedicated to helping members of Global Chamber® reach new markets across metros and borders more successfully. He is a two-time expat with Dupont in Tokyo and Singapore with over 30 years of global business experience in nearly all countries and segments. Doug is a regional advisor for U.S. Global Leadership Coalition and a member of collaborating international groups including the Arizona District Export Council. He has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Utah, an EMBA from Michigan State University and 5 patents. Doug was born in Mt. Kisco, New York and now lives in the metro regions of Phoenix and San Francisco. More on Global Chamber®.

Yvonne Luker, Global Chamber® HQ

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