Milagrow World SME Conference 2009 (WSME)

Venue: The Lalit, Delhi

Location: Delhi, Delhi, India

Event Date/Time: Dec 03, 2009 End Date/Time: Dec 15, 2009
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Day 1: 16th December 2009

8:30am-9:30am Welcome and registration of delegates
9:30am-9:40am
Release of Milagrow Study 2009-10

‘Effectiveness of Government Policies for the MSME Sector in India’

Sh. Dinsha J.Patel, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of MSME

Dr. Jagdish Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing, Goizueta Business School, USA


Prof Anil Gupta, Executive Vice Chairman, National Innovation Foundation

Mr.Rajeev Karwal, Founder Director, Milagrow Business and Knowledge Solutions

9:40am-10:10am
Opening Keynote Address

"Grassroots to Global- resurgence and the growth Story of the Indian MSMEs"

Prof Anil Gupta, Executive Vice Chairman, National Innovation Foundation
10:10am-10:25am
“Initiatives of Ministry of MSME in 2009-10 in relation to 11th five year plan”

Sh. Dinesh Rai, Secretary, Ministry of MSME
10:25am-10:40am
Chief Guest Address

“The vision of the Ministry of MSME and the challenges in the near term”

Sh. Dinsha J.Patel, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of MSME
10:40am-10:55am Hon’ble Minister’s Interactive Session with the audience
10:55 am – 11:00 am
"Vote of Thanks"

Mr. Rajeev Karwal, Founder Director, Milagrow Business and Knowledge Solutions

11:00am-11:20am
Networking & Tea Break

11:20am-11:35am
“Preparedness of micro, small and medium enterprises to face the challenges in the globalized world”
Dr.H.P.Kumar, CMD, NSIC

11:35am-12:05pm
Guest of Honour

“East or West, Growth for SMEs is the real Test"

Dr. Jagdish Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing, Goizueta Business School, USA
12:05 pm – 12:25 pm
"Fundamentals of Staying Unsatisfied"
Mr. Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Chief Executive Officer, Naukri.com

12:25 pm – 12:50 pm “Technology as a Big Leveler” – How technology can help beat giant corporations, Lessons from USA
Mr. Harry Brelsford, Chief Executive Officer, SMB Nation

12:50 pm - 01:50 pm
Networking & Tea Break
01:50 pm - 03:-00 pm
Panel Discussion on “IT solutions for MSMEs: Lip service or real solutions”
Mr. Chetan Sharma, Consulting Editor, Zee Business
Mr. Pradeep Gupta, Chairman, CyberMedia
Mr. Saurabh Srivastava, Chairman, CA India
Mr. Sandeep Aurora, Director Sales & Marketing, South Asia, Intel
Mr. Scott Ni, Director of Global Sales, Alibaba.com
Mr. Anil Srinivas, Head – Marketing, SMB, Dell India
Mr. Vinnie Mehta, Executive Director, MAIT
03:20 pm – 04:20 pm

Panel Discussion on“Role of Management and Technical Institutions in Developing the Entrepreneurial Eco-System”

Dr. B.S. Sahay, Director, Management Development Institute

Dr. Anwar Ali, Director, Institute of Management Technology

Dr. C. S. Venkat Ratnam, Director, International Management Institute


Dr. Harivansh Chaturvedi, Director BIMTECH

Dr. Krishna Tanuku*, Executive Director, Wadhwani Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Indian School of Business


Dr. A.S. Rao, Professor, SPJIMR


04:20 pm - 04:40 pm
"Happier employees, happiest company"
Ms. Arnavaz 'Anu' Aga, Former Chairperson, Thermax

04:40 pm - 05:10 pm
“20 tips to build high performance teams in small businesses”
Mr. Sanjay Jha, Executive Director, Dale Carnegie Training India

Milagrow’s Partner to bring world class talent development solutions to Indian SMEs

05:30 pm - 05:35 pm Closing Remarks and Next Day's Schedule

09:35 am – 09:40 am
"Opening Remarks"

Mr. Rajeev Karwal, Founder Director, Milagrow Business and Knowledge Solutions

09:41 am - 09:50 am
“How the hidden jewels of India became the visible powerhouse of the Indian Economy during the
Slowdown”

Mr. Pravir Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of MSME

09:51 am - 10:20 am
Chief Guest Address "Collaboration and not just competition between Indian and foreign MSMEs - My Vision"

Sh. Jyotiraditya Scindia, Union Minister of State, Department of Commerce and Industry

10:21 am - 10:30 am The Minister’s Interactive Session with the audience
10:35 am - 10:50 am
“Creating an Industry – My Secret”
Mr. Raman Roy, CMD, Quatrro BPO Solutions

10:55 am - 11:10 am
“From Brands to Super Brands”
Mr. Rajeev Karwal, Founder Director, Milagrow Business and Knowledge Solutions

11:10am – 11:40 am Networking and Tea Break
11:46 am - 12:15 pm
"Mobile as a Magic Lamp for your Employees and Clients"
Mr. Rajesh Jain, Founder & MD, netCORE

12:16 pm - 12:35 pm
"Out of the Box - A look into new and innovative ways to reach your target audience"


Mr. Ishan Raina, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), OOH Media

12:40 pm – 01:30 pm Networking and Lunch Break
01:30 pm - 02:20 pm
Panel Discussion on "Marketing on a Shoestring"

Mr. Dilip Cherian, Founder Partner, Perfect Relations

Mr. Suhel Seth, CEO, Counselage

Mr. Anurag Batra, CEO, Exchange4Media


Ms. Meena Kapoor, CEO, Astroyogi.com

Mr. Harish Bhatia, Business Head, MY FM



02:25 pm - 02:40 pm
“Effective Media Buying for SMEs”

Ms. Meenakshi Madhvani, Managing Partner, Spatial Access Media Solutions

02:45 pm - 03:35 pm
Panel discussion on “Collaborating with MSMEs from developed countries to enhance the competitiveness of MSMEs in developing countries”

Mr. Govindraj Ethiraj, Editor-in-chief, UTVi-Bloomberg*


Mr. Bruno Valanzuolo, Chief Technical Advisor, Consolidated Project for SME Development in India

Mr. Pedro Terra, Counsellor Head of Commercial Section, Embassy of Federative Republic of Brazil

Mr. Jardine A Omar, Economic Counsellor, High Commission of the Republic of South Africa

Mr. Daisuke Matsushima, Senior Director – Department Manager of IPR, Japan External Trade Organization

03:40 pm - 04:05 pm
Networking & Tea Break
04:05 pm - 04:55 pm
Workshop on “Alternative sources of funding for MSMEs”

Ms. Manvi Dhillon, Business Journalist, NDTV Profit


Mrs. Ranjana Kumar, Vigilance Commissioner, Central Vigilance Commission, Formerly Chairperson NABARD

Mr. Sameer Kaul, Managing Director, Head Branch Banking, Global Consumer Group, Citibank

Ms. Bala Deshpande, Senior Managing Director, NEA


Mr. K G Alai, Chief General Manager North, SIDBI

Ms. Padmaja Ruparel, President, Indian Angels Network



5:00pm-5:20pm Paper Presentations on “Issues in Small and Medium Sector Enterprises”
05:25 pm - 06:15 pm
Panel Discussion on “Success Stories in the Indian Export Universe”

Panel Moderator: Mr. Ajay Sahai, Director General, Federation of Indian Exporters Organisations (FIEO)

06:20 pm - 06:35 pm
Award Ceremony
06:35 pm - 06:50 pm
"Vote of Thanks and Concluding Remarks"

Mr. Rajeev Karwal, Founder Director, Milagrow Business and Knowledge Solutions

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Registrations fee per delegate Special Inaugural Portal Membership & WSME Registration Fee offer : INR 5,500 + taxes = Rs.6067 Delegate Registration fee: INR 10,000 + taxes=Rs.11030 Student Discount: 25% discount: INR 7500 + taxes = Rs.8272 Academicians Discount: 25% discount: INR 7500 + taxes = Rs.8272 Group Discounts: 5 or more - 10% discount : INR 9000 + taxes = Rs.9927