Greetings from the Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IFCCI) and I wish to extend my best wishes for a Happy and Prosperous New Year 2018.
Last year was a remarkable year for IFCCI as we celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Chamber through a number of special events and initiatives. On the events side, we organized more than 75 events in six cities including several landmark events such as the inauguration of an honorary representation in Pune, Indo-French Manufacturing Conclave, a grand 40th Annual General Meeting in Mumbai, two Gala Dinners in Mumbai and Bangalore in partnership with Atout France. IFCCI Bangalore inaugurated new office premises in the heart of the city centre, strategically located close to corporate offices and the Consulate of France in Bangalore.
Mr Bruno Bronquard, Regional Director, IFCCI Mumbai will overlook the following:
1. Banking and Finance
2. Higher Education
5. Logistics & Maritime
Ms Merlin Simon, Regional Director, IFCCI Chennai and Bangalore will coordinate the following:
8. Defence & Aerospace
9. Energy & Utilities
10. Hospitality & Tourism
12. I.T., Telecom & Outsourcing
This year will also be a year for strengthening cooperation between India and France as H.E. Mr Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic of France is expected for his maiden visit to India in early 2018. The Chamber will also continue to organize a number of business conferences and seminars, workshops and social networking events including the first ever Indo-French Business Awards in April 2018, Sports Tournament in Chennai, Leadership Talks, Annual Gala Dinners in New Delhi and Chennai towards the end of the year.