Atlanta, United States:UIBS 2012 and the 18th annual Georgia Tech Global Business Forum are being organized in Georgia Tech, Atlanta on June 21 and 22. UIBS has distinguished history of being largest conference in the South–East USA that promotes business relations between USA and India. Key sectors of interest this year are – Science & technology, Life Sciences, IT and investment etc. Organizers are expecting about 350 delegates from seven South–East USA states and India to participate.
UIBS 2012 is being organized by USA India Initiatives, the Georgia Tech CIBER, USIBRC and the Georgia Department of Economic Development with support of the Consulate General of India, U.S. Commercial Service, , Metro Atlanta Chamber , Confederation of Indian Industry MM Activ and a host of sponsoring organizations including Georgia College, Career Builder, Chase Bank, Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP, Taj Hotels, Apeejay Stya University, Manhattan Associates, NIIT Technologies and Jaipur Rugs etc. For registration and program details visit http://www.usaindiabusinesssummit.com.
Call for Awards nominations
Nominations are now being accepted for UIBS 2012 Awards of Distinction. Nominations are open to all profit or non-profit businesses, individuals, private or government organization from USA and India who have shown outstanding entrepreneurial spirit, innovation and commitment to promote USA India Business and Trade. The call for nominations closes on 5 p.m. EST on June 11, 2012.
Nominations are invited in the following categories:
1. Exports to USA or India
2. USA & India Business Collaboration
3. Young Entrepreneur
4. Outstanding Business Leader
5. Community Builder
Nomination forms are available by sending a request to Ani@usaindiabusinesssummit.com. Nominees will be contacted and asked for information to demonstrate their eligibility. UIBS Awards Banquet will be held from 6:30 pm on June 21, 2012 at the Hilton Atlanta in presence of international and national media and hundreds of delegates.
Nominees can be nominated only in one category and individuals or businesses are welcome to nominate themselves. A panel of judges will review each nominee’s responses to determine three finalists, and ultimately the winner, for each award. The UIBS organizing committee reserves rights to exclude any award category or reject any nomination at its own discretion.
Ani Agnihotri,Program Chair, USA India Business Summit (UIBS) 2012,