18th December, 2021

About the Event

Calling Business Owners, Start-ups & Entrepreneurs

MSME India Business Convention – a combination of conference, exhibition and awards that intends to showcase the growing opportunities in the MSMEs, while highlighting their role and resilience in these challenging times

MSMEs, often touted as the backbone of Indian economy, play an integral role in Indian economic growth and prosperity. Their contribution, in terms of generating employment, encouraging the entrepreneurial spirit and innovation, has been crucial in fostering competitiveness in the country’s economy. 

What it is

A Day of Intensive Discovery

Exclusive event for small business owners

In this convention, we will be discussing entrepreneurial resilience in challenging times, small business leadership and Technology that can transform your small business, live Q&A, cash flow tips from top financial experts, mental health and much more.

Featuring panel discussions and keynotes presentations by India’s top business leaders and entrepreneurs.

Recognising outstanding business owners and organizations for their resilience and dedication to the community.

Are you looking for an opportunity to share your innovative business idea with hundreds of small business owners and entrepreneurs? Here it is!

What We'll Discuss

Conference Overview

As a small business owner, you want to know and discover the best strategies to implement during and after the Covid-19 pandemic. In this conference, you will learn The Tech adoption for Small Businesses through Covid-19 and beyond. Managing cash flow during a period of crisis, small business leadership in the time of crisis, and much more.

This conference will help you get the top technology tips, business tips, and the best available resources to keep your small business on track during and after Covid-19.

Conference Agenda
Session 1: Unleashing the MSME Vision for a $5 trillion economy
  • Making Indian MSMEs self-reliant through Atmanirbhar Bharat Initiative
  • Identifying the priority segment of growth
  • Making Indian MSMEs Globally Competitive
  • Steering MSMEs-led exports growth
Keynote: Innovation - Key to Success for SMEs
Session 2: COVID and the Next normal for MSMEs in India
  • Helping MSMEs to survive & thrive in the Next Normal
  • survival of not the fittest but those agile and adaptable
  • Advancing through the shift in the Global Value Chain
  • Increasing MSME competitiveness through enhancing productivity capacity
Session 3: Rethinking business with the ‘click’
  • Digital transformation – the need of the hour for MSME survival
  • How conventional MSMEs can integrate digitization in the business model
  • Expanding market size and blurring geographical boundaries with digitization
  • Gaining a level-playing field with technology and tech-enabled services
Session 4: Skilling, Reskilling and Upskilling
  • The challenge of upskilling, reskilling, learning and unlearning
  • Addressing the unemployment challenge through reskilling
  • rethinking the traditional skills needed in planning the businesses
  • Mapping and development of skills
  • Bridge the digital skill gap
Session 5: Enabling MSME Growth through Financial Inclusion
  • Decoding the credit availability and financial solutions for MSMEs
  • How private sector can facilitate financial inclusion for MSMEs in India?
  • Addressing Barriers in Credit and Lending
  • Digital Payment Platforms: Making payments more accessible for MSMEs
  • BFSI and contactless payments for MSMEs amid COVID-19
  • Building a digital infrastructure & secure transaction gateway
Session 6: Enabling Indian MSMEs to win in global markets
  • Unblocking the Bottlenecks for Ease of Doing Business
  • Immediate actions for states to revive job creation
  • Revisiting the policies and addressing the compliance issues to spur global outreach
Conference Speakers

Dr. J.S Juneja

VP & Director, Board of World Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (WUSME) and Chairman, Global Projects & Services

Dr. Indrajit Ghosh

Global Chairman – MSMECCII; Chairman - ICMEI Environment & Senior Vice Chairman - Commonwealth Enterprenuers Club, London

Nand Kishore Chaudhary

Chairman & Managing Director, Jaipur Rugs

Rahul Narvekar

Founder CEO, The India Network, Startup Studio & India Angel Fund

Anup Jain

Managing Partner, Orios Venture Partners

Alok Mittal

Co-Founder & CEO, Indifi Technologies Pvt Ltd

Dr. S. Glory Swarupa

Director General, National Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Saurabh Saha

Head Product Management, NASSCOM FutureSkills

Vineeta Hariharan

Chief - Externally Aided Mission, Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

Jitendra Joshi

CEO, Ambab Infotech Pvt. Ltd.

Nitin Sharma

CPO & MD – SME Business, CredAble

Dr. Akhil Shahani

Managing Director, The Shahani Group

Thiru R.

Chief Operating Officer, Kinara Capital

Ashok Mittal

Founder & CEO, Prest Loans

Amit Kumar

Founder & CEO, MSMEx

Abhishek Poddar

Co-founder, Plum

Suresh Naagar

Co-Founder & CEO, Easymedico

Sameer Batra

Senior Vice President - Global Growth leader, Tech Mahindra

Rohit Purohit

CEO, ViitorCloud Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Shweta Aprameya

CEO, Arthimpact Digital Loans

Shardul Singh Bayas

CEO & Investor, Mesh Coworks & Kissht

Dr. Arpit Sharma

Founder, Seven Seas Spas & Co-Founder, Calibar Protein

Viral Chhajer

Co-Founder, Smartstaff

Deepa Sayal

CEO & Founder, ADGonline Solutions (P) Ltd & President and Chief Patron, Indian Women Institutional League (IWILIndia)

Nupur Agarwal

Co-Founder, KIWI Kisan Window & Founder, Evolve Foundation

Dhruv Chopra

Co-Founder & CMO, Chalo

Jitesh Shah

Chief Revenue Officer, CropIn

Aditya Goel

Founder & CEO, Quirkybyte

Samir Sathe

Executive Vice President, Wadhwani Advantage

Jay Prakash Gupta

Founder, Dhan

Faiz Askari

Founder, SMEStreet.in

Rachana Chowdhary

Founder & Director, MVW Group

Mamta Bakliwal

Co-Founder & CTO, Empower Integrated Solutions (P) Ltd

Abhishek Gupta

Vice-president, Go To Market Services, Jumbotail

MSME India
Business Awards

Risk-takers. Problem solvers. The dreamers and the doers.

Managing a successful business, with the skill and readiness to adapt, master, and overcome all challenges, is not for the faint hearted. Now, more than ever, it is critical that we celebrate those who have risen up to the hurdles of these testing times. The MSME India Business Awards aims to do just that, by showcasing those that dared to not only start new ventures but triumphed in sustaining and developing their enterprise, simultaneously saluting the community that supports these bold endeavours.

Awards Jury

Dr. J.S Juneja

VP & Director, Board of World Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (WUSME) and Chairman, Global Projects & Services

Saurabh Saha

Head Product Management, NASSCOM FutureSkills

Jitendra Joshi

CEO, Ambab Infotech Pvt. Ltd.
Award Categories

Entreprise Awards

Food Service
Financial Services

Individual Honours

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Innovator of the Year
Family Entrepreneur of the Year
Social Entrepreneur of the Year
Serial Entrepreneur of the Year
Lifetime Achievement Award

Special Awards

Green Project of the Year
Most Innovative Project
CSR Initiative of the Year
Micro Enterprise of the Year
Small Enterprise of the Year
Medium Enterprise of the Year