SME Conclave 2014 announced by MAIT across 5 cities

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MAIT has announced SME conclave 2014. The conclave will take place in 5 cities Bangalore (25th July), Hyderabad (1st August), Pune (13th August), Ahmedabad (21st August) and Noida (28th August).


The idea behind the conclave is to promote SME's in the IT hardware sector which is growing at a decent pace. Conclave will be a platform for SMEs to come together and express their issues and concerns regarding the industry. Also, emphasis will be laid on providing information on government schemes for the IT sector that will support them.

Commenting on the upcoming MAIT ICT SME Conclave, Amar Babu, president, MAIT, said "For over three decades, MAIT has been working towards the growth of ICT industry in India and addressing the key concerns of the industry. SMEs, through their rapid growth and proliferation, play a key role in ensuring the growth in the sector remains on track. With this conclave, we aim at providing SMEs an opportunity to engage with various government departments and widen their understanding on various schemes and initiatives on offer that can work towards creating new business opportunities for them".

Anwar Shirpurwala, executive director, MAIT opines, "SME Conclave is an initiative which brings together SMEs from across the country onto a single platform which addresses their requirements and gives them an opportunity to update their knowledge about various business opportunities, latest technologies, investment opportunities available in IT sector in India and abroad".

The Bangalore leg of the conclave is supported by Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) and major sponsors like Intel, Amazon and NSIC. It will witness participation from various government agencies from central and state level that will provide a boost to the IT hardware sector and will also serve the purpose of networking.