Amazon India To Host A Two-Day SMB Summit in Jan
Amazon India announces that it will host a two-day summit ‘Amazon Smbhav’ for small businesses across India in New Delhi on January 15-16, 2020.
While having a fierce entrepreneurial spirit , and an unquenchable thirst to experiment and explore new opportunities of growth, a majority of India’s small businesses continue to face challenges to grow especially linked to technology adoption, knowledge sharing, and guidance on future trends among others.
The two-day thought-leadership SMB Summit will provide small and medium businesses as well as micro-entrepreneurs in India an opportunity to engage in a constructive, open dialogue with the industry, subject matter experts as well as peers about issues hindering their growth, share learnings, understand new opportunities that ecommerce offers and have some insights into future trends.
“Small businesses are the backbone of the Indian economy, contributing to the growth, and embodying the entrepreneurial spirit of Indians. It is imperative that all key stakeholders come together to support the growth and scale of these businesses. Amazon India is committed to helping these businesses achieve access to a larger audiences, thus empowering them to grow and succeed at a fast pace. Amazon Smbhav will serve as a platform for them to gain the knowledge and achieve that scale – directly from successful industry leaders,” says Gopal Pillai, VP, Seller Services, Amazon India.
Amazon Smbhav will offer participants (entrepreneurs, sellers, vendors, service providers, logistics solution providers, technology solution companies, start-ups, manufacturers, exporters, creators et all ) a wide range of information across diverse business areas, training sessions and opportunities to consult/network with other businesses including technology companies, financial institutions, logistics providers, funding agencies, etc.
Each day of the event will offer participants a mix of knowledge, training and masterclass sessions divided as:
1) eXpert: Inspirational journeys of high achievers from the SMB ecosystem in India, as narrated by them
2) eXcel: Learn from Amazon leaders about the opportunities that open up with adoption of technology; 3) eXchange: Discussion between policy makers, industry SMEs & Amazon leadership on key topics/debates related to Indian SMBs
4) eDucate: In depth master-classes/educational sessions provided by subject matter experts on areas that help SMBs grow/scale
5) eXhibit: Engage with exhibitors to discover products and solutions to drive ease of business for SMBs.
The event offers attendees the liberty to choose the sessions that appeal the most to them and attend the same (subject to prior registration/availability). The participation fee for the event is Rs 2499 for an individual single day pass and Rs 3999 for individual day pass for both the days. 25% early bird discount has been rolled out till December 20, 2019.