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GES 2017

The 6th

Global Economic Summit

March 27-29, 2017

WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT
Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Capacity Building

Women represent half of the world's population, and against the backdrop of the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030, it becomes imperative to work towards women’s empowerment. Recognizing the contributions made by women in business and economic growth, world leaders must come together to formulate policies, that must address women’s issues in various strata’s of society across regions which will triple the trade for inclusive growth. Aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and UN Women's Empowerment Principles, the 6th Edition of the Global Economic Summit focuses on Women’s Empowerment in the social and economic spheres.

The Summit under the theme ‘Women's Empowerment: Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Capacity Building’ will discuss the achievements of women in diverse fields. The deliberations will include relevant issues pertaining to women empowerment such as leadership, economic and social entrepreneurship, SMEs, Skill Development, Financing and the role of governments, multilateral agencies and stakeholders at national and international levels, to achieve the goal for women’s economic independence.

The Summit will provide an insight into how diverse businesses around the world are implementing Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) and striving to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), set forth in the 2030 Agenda.

Programme

  • The Evolving Woman in the 21st Century
  • STEM - Education, Science, Technology and Empowerment of Women
  • Leadership and Women’s Foray into the Business Domain
  • Government and Institutional Support for Women
  • Women's Empowerment through Capacity Building and Social Entrepreneurship
  • Women's Empowerment through Diversity, Arts and Culture
  • Visit to Women-owned and Managed Enterprises / City Tour

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Speakers
Meet The Speakers

The GES 2017 is going to witness a congregation of some of the best minds from India and abroad. The rostrum will see representatives from the government, multilateral agencies and other stakeholders.

The Summit will also have prominent voices from women's welfare and progressive organizations, leaders from women-led MSMEs, skill development professionals and women who hold leadership roles across the swathe of corporate or non-government bodies.

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Speakers Meet The Speakers

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The GES 2017 is going to witness a congregation of some of the best minds from India and abroad. The rostrum will see representatives from the government, multilateral agencies and other stakeholders.

The Summit will also have prominent voices from women's welfare and progressive organizations, leaders from women-led MSMEs, skill development professionals and women who hold leadership roles across the swathe of corporate or non-government bodies.

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Delegate / Exhibitor Information

PARTNERSHIP

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BECOME AN EMPOWERMENT PARTNER

The 6th Edition of Global Economic Summit provides an unmatched opportunity to connect your brand with more than 500 women’s across the country.

Contact
Anup Misal / Vanita Ghuge to explore your partnership options.
mailto: marketing@wtcmumbai.org

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ASSOCIATE PARTNER

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TECHNOLOGY PARTNER

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OUTREACH PARTNERS

  • sherose
  • idobro
  • ni-msme
  • nafari
  • weconnect
  • urstory
  • urstory
  • cwcci
  • ibg
  • saturday club
  • jhep

OUTREACH MEDIA PARTNERS

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TELEVISION PARTNER

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Accommodation

Accommodation for the participants at the GES 2017 is available at discounted rates, in close vicinity of the venue.
VIVANTA by Taj, a 5-star business hotel, is at five minutes' walk from the World Trade Centre Mumbai.
Trident Hotel, another 5-star business hotel, is located at a 5-10 minute car ride from the World Trade Centre Mumbai.
Room Rate (per night, inclusive of breakfast) – on request
For budget hotels in the vicinity, please contact us at:
foreigntrade@wtcmumbai.org

Venue for the Summit

MVIRDC
World Trade Centre Mumbai

Centre 1 Building, 31st Floor,
Cuffe Parade, Mumbai - 400005,
Maharashtra, India

Media

Journalists and broadcasters can contact the Communications team via
the email or by calling at the details mentioned on this page.

GES 2017 Press office team
For all press office enquiries please contact us at:
mailto: dolly@wtcmumbai.org
Tel No: +91 93 205 30693 / +91 22 663 87381

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To participate in the 6th Global Economic Summit