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Interactive meeting with the Australian State Government of New South Wales

Date: 22nd June 2016, Time: 4pm to 6pm Venue: AVASA Hotel, Hitec City

Dear Member,

It gives us great pleasure in inviting you to an interactive meeting with the Australian State Government of New South Wales (NSW). The meeting is intending to facilitate discussion on the growing level of engagement between New South Wales and India in the IT and ITES sector, as well as highlight opportunities and areas for India based companies to successfully establish and grow their business in NSW and through it, the rest of Australia.

The NSW Government is also keen to meet Indian companies that are already in NSW to share with them how the Government can continue to support their expansion and growth. We strongly recommend our member companies to make use of this opportunity to interact with Mr Rohit Manchanda, Trade & Investment Commissioner for India, NSW Government Trade & Investment Office.


Mr Rohit Manchanda, Trade & Investment Commissioner for India, NSW Government Trade & Investment Office

Rohit has been the Trade & Investment Commissioner for India, for the New South Wales Government since October 2009. He is responsible for attracting foreign direct investment, trade and other business and directing promotional activities for New South Wales (NSW). Rohit has worked both in government and the private sector over the last twenty years and prior to his current role, Rohit was Chief Representative in India for the Mayor of London’s Office and the London Development Agency (LDA). Rohit worked for the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) in Mumbai from 2002-2007 and was awarded the ‘Global Austrader Award’ in 2006. After starting his career in marketing roles with Jindal South West (JSW), a leading Indian steel company, Rohit joined Expopoint Software, specialising in software and direct marketing activities for business events. Rohit established the Singapore office of Expopoint, leading the South-East Asian operations of the company through markets in India, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. He holds a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing.

About NSW IT:

The State of New South Wales in Australia with Sydney as its capital is an A$513bn economy contributing one-third to Australia’s GDP. Globally, Australia has been named the best country for online business and has been ranked 3rd in the number of tech deals. Australia leads the world in 4G speeds.

NSW is Australia’s largest State economy with 43% of Australia’s top 500 companies based there. NSW also has a large domestic market with one-third of Australia’s population. Sydney is Australia’s financial and business capital and Australia’s platform for business engagement. ICT industry revenue in NSW is more than A$32.5bn and it accounts for over 50% of Australia’s exports of ICT goods and services, and around 40% of Australia’s ICT workforce. The NSW Government spends A$2bn each year on ICT applications and services. NSW has one of the highest iPhone and Smartphone penetration rates in the world, expected to reach 93% by 2018. It also has the highest share of data centers in Australia, and is Australia’s start – up capital with almost half of the country’s start up’s based there.

Its highly skilled, English speaking workforce, attractive government incentives, and infrastructure position it as an ideal investment location for global businesses. The NSW Government invites Indian companies to consider the benefits of establishing or expanding their operations in NSW as the next step in the growth of their business.

Registration Details
Please register at the link below latest by 20th June 2016


AVASA Hotel, Hitec City
22nd June 2016
4pm to 6pm
Target Audience: CEOs/ Business Development Heads
4.00pm Registration
4.30pm Welcome remarks

Business opportunities in Sydney & NSW, Mr Rohit Manchanda Trade & Investment Commissioner for India

5:10pm Investors Perspective (Case Study)


5:30pm Closing Remarks
5:40pm Coffee/ Tea Break