Vibrant Gujarat Delegation Meets Airbnb, Docusign.Inc, UI & 500 Startups Across San Francisco, Seattle & San Diego

Business Wire | Mumbai | September 28, 2016 15:45 IST

Vibrant Gujarat Delegation Meets Airbnb, Docusign.Inc, UI & 500 Startups Across San Francisco, Seattle & San Diego

Business Wire India
As part of the run-up to the country’s most prestigious global summit, Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017, the Government of Gujarat has been sending delegations consisting of top government officials and industry leaders to various countries. One such delegation visited the US West Coast which held meetings in San Francisco, Seattle and San Diego. The delegation led by Mr. Dhananjay Dwivedi, IAS, Secretary, Government of Gujarat held back-to-back meetings with over 20 firms in a span of just four business days.    

Speaking on the visit, Mr. Dhananjay Dwivedi, IAS, Secretary, Science and Technology Department, Government of Gujarat said, “The United States of America is an important country for Vibrant Gujarat and I am extremely delighted by their decision to partner with us again at Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017. Some of the US based companies are changing the way we do business here, especially tech-based companies like Airbnb, Docusign.Inc & Amazon; Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit will be the perfect platform for exchange of ideas and potential partnerships. I look forward to welcoming the delegation in January.”

During the visit, the delegation interacted with Airbnb, Docusign.in, Gilead Life sciences, Prysm Inc., Panchil, Semantify, TripBorn, Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Varian Medical Systems, University of Berkeley, UL, 500 Startups, Applied Materials, ResMed, Cidara Therapeutics, Illumina, EAG and Amazon.

The delegation had a successful visit with some of the top corporates expressing their desire to be a part of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017. It is important to note that India is currently very active on some of the US tech-based platforms across different verticals like hospitality, online retail and public transportation, offering huge potential to the industry giants. Their participation at Vibrant Gujarat is likely to further boost the tech-industry in India.

About Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit

The Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, which started in 2003 to rekindle the pace of investments in the state, has since established itself as one of the most important international business events in the country. Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit is an example of the visionary approach of the Government of Gujarat towards inclusive and sustainable development by ensuring policy coherence and effective investment promotion. Far from the regional investment fair that characterized the first Summit in 2003, the biennial Summit has today become a unique forum for idea exchange, knowledge sharing, networking, explore business opportunities, sign cooperation agreements and partnerships, while setting the policy agenda to meet some of the current global challenges.

Having successfully organized seven constructive summits, Government of Gujarat, as part of its journey towards sustainable long-term growth and inclusive development is organizing the 8th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit from the 10th to 13th of January 2017 at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar. The central focus of the 8th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit is “Sustainable Economic and Social Development”. The Summit will bring together Heads of States and Governments, Ministers, leaders from the corporate world, senior policy makers, heads of international institutions and academia from around the world to further the cause of development and promote cooperation.
 

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