Corporate America will turn up in force for President Barack Obama's first visit to India next month, with over 200 companies expected to attend a conference in Mumbai that will be headlined by the president.
The US-India Business Council hosts the event on November 6 and says the US corporate presence will mark "the largest business delegation to leave US shores in history".
It has high hopes Obama's visit and his speech to business leaders will spur trade between the United States and this potentially lucrative market of 1.2 billion people.
That ambition is accompanied by a lengthy list of tangible 'deliverables' cementing ties between the two nations, including a mixture of strategic steps removing obstacles to future business and specific deals in the pipeline that US firms hope to seal.
Here are highlights of the Council's wish list, which also provides a yardstick by which to measure the success of Obama's visit from the viewpoint of US business: