Chapter 1 - Introduction
The event commences with an introduction from Alan Gemmell OBE, British Deputy High Commissioner for Western India, and HM Trade Commissioner for South Asia, who provides a valuable insight of various sectors in the Indian market as well as UK-India relations.
Chapter 2 - The Indian food and beverage market
Amit Lohani, Founder & Director of Indian Food Importers, provides a deep-dive into the food and beverage market of India and outlines key advice for Northern Ireland businesses to successfully break into this vibrant marketplace.
Chapter 3 - Wider market opportunities
Chris Heyes, Director of UK India Business Council, discusses wider opportunities in the Indian market, particularly in the areas of net zero, materials handling, advanced manufacturing and professional services, as well as potential challenges and how to overcome them.
Chapter 4 - Panel Discussion
This Q&A panel discussion, led by Saikiran Vedula, Regional Manager India, Invest Northern Ireland, features Amit Lohani, Founder & Director of Indian Food Importer; Chris Heyes, Director of UK India Business Council and Philip Waddell, International Sales Manager, Telestack.
Spotlight on India
India is one of the fastest-growing major economies and continues to register strong GDP growth, despite global challenges. With its vibrant and expanding consumer market, India is slated to be the world's 3rd largest economy by 2030.
In this Spotlight event, in-market specialists discuss the current export opportunities and challenges for Northern Ireland businesses in the market, showcasing the latest in-market macroeconomic trends and insight into several sectors, while also sharing the potential obstacles for entering the market and how to overcome them.
While wider opportunities are explored by Chris Heyes, Director of UK India Business Council, this event features a deep dive into the Indian food and beverage market, presented by Amit Lohani, Founder & Director of Indian Food Importers.
This is a recording of a recent event in March 2023.