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Session with NSW Trade & Investment Commissioner

HYSEA: DOING BUSINESS IN Sydney & New South Wales,

4 May 2017 l 4pm to 6pm

Venue: TRIDENT Hotel, HITEC City
Audience: CEOs/ Business Development Heads

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 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.


4.00pm Registration
4.30pm Welcome remarks
4:40pm Business opportunities in Sydney & NSW, Mr Rohit
Manchanda Trade & Investment Commissioner for India
5:10pm Investors Perspective (Case Study) by Mr. Sairam Vedam,
VP and global head of Marketing at Cigniti Technologies
5.20pm Q&A
5:30pm Closing Remarks
5:40pm Coffee/ Tea Break
Mr Rohit Manchanda 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 two 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). 
About NSW IT:

The state of New South Wales in Australia with Sydney as its capital is an A$500bn economy contributing one-third to Australia’s GDP. It is Australia’s largest and most diverse 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. Australia’s ICT industry is valued at approximately over A$120bn. NSW accounts for over 50% of Australia’s exports of ICT goods and services and around 40% of Australia’s ICT workforce. It is also Australia’s leading State for ICT research and innovation.

Australia has been named as the best country in the world for online business and has been ranked 3rd in the number of tech deals globally. Australia leads 4G speeds. NSW is the leading contributor to Australia’s digital economy. ICT industry revenue is more than A$32.5bn. 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 centres in Australia. The NSW Government spends A$2bn each year on ICT applications and services. 64% of Australian tech start-ups are in NSW.

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.

Warm Regards,
Brig. Harikumar, Executive Director, HYSEA Ph: 040 6453 2711