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Kolkata to welcome Dignitaries from across the World for Bengal Global Business Summit 2023

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Bengal Global Business Summit 2023

To propel ‘Advantage Bengal’ further with the aim of enhancing the state’s potential in various sectors,

Bengal Global Business Summit 2023 is being held in the capital city of Kolkata on 21-22 November

  1. The inaugural session of BGBS 2023 will be held at the Biswa Bangla Convention Centre on 21

November 23 while the sectoral sessions will take place in Biswa Bangla Mela Prangan in the 2-day


The flagship summit of the Government of West Bengal, Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS)

envisions to bring together business delegations, corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, academia, experts,

and specialists from the world over with the purpose of making strategic and business alliances. It also

seeks to apprise attendees about the industrial ecosystem and business-friendly initiatives that the state

has to offer.

In the 7th Bengal Global Business Summit, there will be Plenary Sessions, Parallel Global Conferences,

Sectoral sessions for focus sectors, Country sessions with partner countries, and B2B and B2G meetings

to expand networks and meet potential partners.

The focus sectors of this year’s event are Manufacturing and Industries including MSME & Textiles and

Engineering, Plastics, & Chemicals, Infrastructure including Energy, Transport and Urban infrastructure &

Real Estate, Agri and allied industries, Health, Education & Technical Education, Tourism, International

trade & logistics, IT & ITeS, Creative and Inclusive economy.

Several renowned national and international dignitaries have expressed their pleasure in attending

Bengal Global Business Summit 2023, their optimism in Bengal’s potential and the leadership of the

Chief Minister, Smt. Mamata Banerjee.

The state continues to nurture a thriving consumer base as people from neighbouring states and

countries turn to Bengal for a plethora of needs.   It is the gateway to South-East Asia and North-East

India as well as adjoining states like Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, and Odisha. It has international

borders with Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan and easy accessibility to the booming hubs of Asia such as

Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia thereby creating a robust export ecosystem.

As per official statistics, West Bengal ranks among the top States on the scale of Ease of Doing Business

(EoDB) and has been recognised as the Best State for EoDB in the Skoch Governance Report 2021. It has

industrial excellence and skilled HR ideal to fill the gap in the value chain of manufacturing. With the

government’s zero tolerance to strikes, there have been no industrial strikes/lockouts in the state in the


last decade. Furthermore, the cost of doing business is among the lowest here and the ease of doing

business among the best.

Already home to some leading companies across a range of sectors including iron and steel, FMCG, jute,

leather, tea, metals and minerals, textiles and apparel, cement, logistics, rubber chemicals, gems and

jewellery, plastics, pharma, IT, and petro-products, Bengal holds the opportunity to be a base for many

more thanks to a harmonious, inclusive, cosmopolitan and society in the state.

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