Sri Lanka to participate actively in ‘Indiallia 2012’ B2B forum in April

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As many as 600 business leaders from 30 to 35 countries will gather in Mumbai in April 2012 to forge strategic alliances at ‘Indiallia,’ the International Multi sector B2B forum. The Export Development Board and National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (NCE) are organising a business delegation to participate in this important B2B Forum.

The World Trade Centre (WTC) Mumbai and All India Association of Industries (AIAI) are presenting ‘Indiallia 2012,’ an international business development forum for the first time in India. This event gives participants an opportunity to meet potential business partners through a series of personalized B2B meetings.

‘Indiallia’ is based on the internationally-recognised business to business matchmaking forum called ‘Futurallia,’ which has successfully brought thousands of businesses together since its founding in 1990.

‘Indiallia 2012’ promises to open doors for international business partnerships. ‘Indiallia’ facilitates up to 12 personalised meetings with potential trade partners over two days for participating enterprises. A series of pre programmed one to one meetings culminate into commercial strategic, technological and financial alliances.

It is an international meeting place for leaders from corporate houses, SMEs, entrepreneurs, exporters, importers, service providers, professionals, financiers, technocrats, government officials, education and research institutions and trade promotion organisations.

Effectiveness of the forum

The structure of the ‘Futurallia Forum’ has been proven as highly effective during the previous editions and guarantees the satisfaction of participants:

  • while registering, each company lists its scope of activities and partnership demands;
  • an electronic catalogue with the offers of all participants is published four weeks before the Forum;
  • each participant requests up to 20 meetings with companies that are presented in the catalogue;
  • a special software ‘Futurallia Match-Making’ creates individual meeting schedule for each participant;
  • every company is offered up to 12 prescheduled one-to-one meetings per participants of 30 minutes each;
  • every participating company receives a list of all companies that wishes to meet with them creating additional opportunities to encounter potential partners;
  • interpreters are prepared to assist participants during meetings;
  • international trade specialists, legal and financial experts and advisers are present to answer participants’ questions
  • overseas investment opportunities showcased   
  • between the annual editions of ‘Futurallia,’ the website is a productive way of continuing to seek partners online. This internet-based business partnership network enables the past and future participants to advertise their businesses by outlining spheres of competence and products, and thus search and propose partnerships to other businesses.

The effectiveness of this unique formula has been established with over 90% of participants claiming that the Forum has enabled them to achieve maximum effects at minimum costs.

One forum and many opportunities

Advertising, printing, publishing, broadcasting and entertainment, agribusiness and food processing, auto and auto components, business services and hospitality, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, construction and infrastructure, defence and civil aviation, education and vocational training, electrical and electronics, energy and environment, gems, jewellery and handicrafts, information and communications technology/media, life sciences and biotechnology, mechanical and metallurgical, textile and leather and more.

Alongside the Forum there is an opportunity to participate in the Expo. Choose the field that interests you to participate. The Expo acts as a catalyst for reinforcing your business through the

  • Experts Village showcasing financial advisors, bankers, lawyers, research/educational institutions, trade promotion agencies, legal advisors, tax experts and insurers.
  • International village comprises of delegation leaders, world trade centres, state agencies, international clusters, embassies and consulates, SEZs and FTZs of region/provinces.
  • Partners Village comprise the government/agencies, state governments, public sector units, airlines transportation and logistics companies, ports and allied services and tourism promotion agencies

The Forum and the Expo between them offer an opportunity for any commercial activity. Prior registration is required to maximise your business meeting opportunities.  For registration and more information please visit the website: or contact [email protected].