Export Opportunities for US High Tech Companies in India
Tuesday, January 18, 7:30-9:30 AM
Newton Marriott, Newton, MA
The event will focus on export opportunities for US High Tech companies in India. Panelist will share their success stories. Analysts will provide industry data & critical analyses.
India is the fourth largest economy (US $3 trillion GDP) in terms of Purchasing Power Parity after the USA, China and Japan. India is the second fastest growing economy of the world at present. The GDP growth in the first nine months of 2003-2004 has averaged 8.1 percent. India holds a large and growing market of 1 billion people, of which 300 million are middle-class consumers. With 28 percent of Mass high-tech firms reporting more than 30 percent of revenues from international markets, New England high-tech companies have great potential in exporting to India. Recently, the US high-tech industry, especially software and telecom, have witnessed an excellent growth in the Indian market. There are success stories and opportunities for large/mid/small United States-based high-tech companies. Panelists will share their successful experiences leading the way for others to gain a foothold in India.
Moderated by Scott Kirsner, @Large Colunmnist, The Boston Globe, panelists include:
Joseph Alhadeff, VP, Global Public Policy, Oracle Corporation
John Gantz, Chief Research Officer & SVP, IDC
Sunil Mehta, Vice President, NASSCOM(National Association of Software & Service Companies India)
Jeff Taylor, Chairman & Founder, monster.com
Attendees must register by Tuesday, January 11.
***Mass Software Council members will receive a $10 discount when registering - select Supporting Organization under membership type and enter the promotion code MSC3.
For more information or to register, please visit http://www.usindiachamber.org/events-current.html