One-on-one meetings may be scheduled with members of a delegation of 24 businessmen from northern India who will be in Atlanta Thursday, April 27, and Friday, April 28, at a conference co-sponsored by the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and Powell Goldstein Frazer & Murphy.
“Anyone interested in learning about opportunities available in India or elsewhere in south Asia and meeting potential partners should seize this opportunity,” said Harry Cahill, a former U.S. consul general to Bombay who now heads the Washington D.C. office of the Indo-America Chamber of Commerce, the largest bi-lateral chamber of commerce in India.
The conference, which will be held at the SwissÙtel Atlanta from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., will cover legal and technical aspects of conducting business in India through investments and the establishment of joint ventures.
A wide variety of industries will be represented including telecommunications equipment; electronics equipment such as medical instruments, fiber optics testing equipment, analytical measurement devices and printed circuit boards; industrial, residential and port construction and design; storage tanks and tank farms; electric power generation; large industrial wet cooling towers; machinery for making steel, plastic and rubber products.
Other industries to be included are: consumer goods such as: leather products, garments, cosmetics, health care products, handicrafts, diamonds, jewelry, and carpets; textiles, machinery for making cotton and silk household products; marine products; biotechnology; printing and publishing; food processing and agribusiness; chemicals; environmental equipment and services; financial services; legal and taxation consulting services and insurance.
For more information, call Sue Aguiar of Powell, Goldstein at (404) 572-6874.