September 10, 2018
Preparatory meeting held for BGBS 2019
A preparatory meeting for the Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) 2019 was held on Monday, August 27. In 2019, BGBS is scheduled to be held on February 7 and 8.
There were discussions on various aspects of the business summit at the meeting held at Nabanna Sabhaghar, in which senior officials of the Industry Department were present.
There were also discussions to identify the places where road shows will be organised for BGBS 2019, both in India and abroad. There will be many more meetings to finalise all the issues related to BGBS 2019, said an official of the Industry Department.
It was in 2015 when the summit was organised for the first time and the venue of the mega event was Milan Mela ground till 2017. In 2018, the business summit was organised for the first time at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre. In 2019 too, it will be organised at the same venue.
Representatives of many countries attend the summit. More than 4,000 delegates from different parts of India and 32 countries were present at the hugely successful 2018 summit. Japan, Germany, Italy, Poland, Republic of Korea, France, Czech Republic, UK and UAE were designated as ‘partner countries’. There were delegations from other countries in Europe, the Americas and Asia.