Union Minister G Kishan Reddy and Governor of TS Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan to grace biggest ever business women expo
Expo to be held at Hitex from March 6 to 8
Hyderabad: Biggest ever Business Women Expo 2021 in India is to be held in Hyderabad City from March 6 to 8th at Hyderabad International Trade Expositions Centre (HITEX), Hyderabad. The event is jointly organized by HITEXand Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs (COWE) is being held on the eve of the International Women’s Day.
The Expo with the theme ‘Bounce Back’ will provided largest platform for women entrepreneurs from SMEs, MSMEs and start-ups to showcase their products and services and also strive to guide and mentor women to take up entrepreneurship informed Ms. Soudhamini, National President of COWE.
Celebrating and encouraging the entrepreneurial spirit of women, different women establishments have come on a single platform to organize the Business Women Expo 2021. TiE, HYSEA and Govt. of Telangana are supporting the Expo.
Shri G. Kishan Reddy, Union Minister of State for Home: Hon’ble Dr MrsTamilisai Soundararajan, Governor of Telangana among others have consented to grace the Business Women Expo 2021.
Mr. Sambit Mund, Senior GM of Hitex said that the expo will also provide an opportunity to business houses to support women entrepreneurs to source their office supplies manufactured by women entrepreneurs.We have gone through an uncertain phase, scared for our future, health, safety and livelihood, it is time to march forward now, she said. Getting back to business is important and the Business Women Expo 2021 is organized to encourage women entrepreneurs and showcase their products and services, he added.
Ms. Vandana Maheshwari, Vice President, COWE India and Neeraja Reddy, President of COWE Telangana Chapter informed that apart from the Expo, they will be organizing knowledge sessionsto equip the women with the right knowledge, skills and aptitude.Seminar on Co-existence of both genders will also be organized.Young girls from colleges will be invited to pitch their business ideas and the best ones will be given Cash prizes. We want to tap the resources and get the young women into entrepreneurship, Ms. Neeraja said.
Smt Rashida Adenwala - Board MemberTiE & Lead - TiE Women Program said that the second edition of TiE Women Global Pitch Competition in partnership with BSE’s empoWer accelerator will be launched at the Business Women Expo. In this competition, Women entrepreneurs will be given an opportunity to pitch their business ideas and the selected ones will receive training, mentoring, and access to funding to develop their entrepreneurial initiatives, Ms. Rashida informed. A panel discussion will also be held with the winners of the first round of TiE Women Global Pitch Competition, she added. The winners of the first round of the Pitch competition were announced in January 2021 and awarded a total of US$ 135,000 prize. An Investor Lounge will also be setup at the Expo, she said.
Another highlight will be that Women from Raj Bhavan (spouses of staff of Raj Bhavan) christened Raj BhavanPariwarwho were trained by ALEAP will setup their stall of handicrafts at the Expo and Governor of Telangana Ms. TamilisaiSoundararajan will be inaugurating the same.
In conjunction with the Business Women Expo, India Lifestyle & Bridal Fashion Week Season 3 will also be held. The ILBFW will bring India’s finest designers and showcase their designs and collections, informed Ms. Aabha Mirza, Organiser – 5th Avenue Lifestyle and Bridal Fashion Show .Fashion Show will be held as part of this wherein fashion and jewellery designers will showcase their latest collections.