CII to organise Biz Bridge from November 15-18
Kolkata: In a bid to boost small industries in Howrah, which was once called the "Sheffield of the East", CII will organise Biz Bridge 2017– Engineering & Manufacturing Exhibition-cum Buyer-Seller Meet in Howrah from 15 to 18.
"This is for the first time in its 10-year-old history that the Biz Bridge caravan will cross the River Hooghly and roll over to the Dumurjala Stadium in the twin city. The response is significantly encouraging from the Howrah-based MSMEs eager to make it big in terms of enhancement of products and market network," said Umesh Chowdhury Chairman, CII Eastern Region, and Vice Chairman & MD, Titagarh Wagons Ltd.
"Biz Bridge 2017 is the right platform, and we are confident that this edition of this biennial event will serve as a facilitator in the revival of Howrah as the hub of niche manufacturing products. Let the state government's resolve to restore its pride of place in the manufacturing space begin in Howrah," he added.
The MSMEs of Howrah will interact with top executives and technical experts from companies such as Tata Steel, Tata SEZ, Texmaco, Tata Metaliks, GRSE, AB Techno, Philips Haas, , Precimeasure, Siemens, CESC, Exide, TSPDL, Balmer Lawrie, Wesman, Bentec, Faro, EPC, Boyd Smith, Andrew Yule, Neogi Technologies, TWL, Megatherm, F Harley, Unique Engineers, BTL, Shanti Gears, Contitech, Premium Transmission, EPPS, Yamikazi Mazak, Purvavashi Electricals, Arora Mathey, , Bengal Energy, BFW also Government organization like WBIDC and CSIDC.
Biz Bridge, which will facilitate exclusive buyer-seller meets, is also a forum for the companies to showcase new technologies, brands and products, meet prospective buyers, forge new ties and increase business contacts by manifolds.
It is a platform which has been suitably designed and meticulously tailored to facilitate exchanges of crucial information between the MSMEs and big industrial groups, government officials and other technical experts on key industry trends, niche products and latest technology and innovation.
Biz Bridge 2017 assumes greater relevance due to the fact that the State Government is pulling out all the stops to make sure manufacturing flourishes in West Bengal, Paul said.
A gateway to the markets in as many as eight Northeastern states, the East not only shares borders with Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh, it also offers easy connectivity to all the fast-growing markets in South East Asia.