CHICAGO, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago will be the site of the U.S.-India Economic Opportunities and Synergies Summit hosted by The Executives' Club of Chicago on Sept. 20, with a kick off by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and leaders from India. This one-day program is designed to bring together policy-makers and global business leaders to examine growth opportunities for American and Indian businesses and to strengthen relationships between India and the U.S.
"The Executives' Club of Chicago is pleased to welcome India's Ministers and new Ambassador to the U.S. and is proud to confirm that they will be speakers. Our membership looks forward to hearing from His Excellency Anand Sharma, Minister of Commerce, Industry & Textiles, His Excellency Sushil Kumar Shinde, Minister of Power, His Excellency Farooq Abdullah, Minister of New & Renewable Energy and Her Excellency Nirupama Rao, Indian Ambassador to the U.S. who will keynote during a full-day of programming covering aviation, manufacturing, power, renewable energy and telecommunications," said Melissa Bean, CEO & President.
The U.S.-India Economic Opportunities and Synergies Summit is the third of four summits hosted by The Executives' Club in 2011 to celebrate The Club's Centennial Season. All four summits are designed to provide information and resources to support effective global partnerships, enhance intellectual exchange, develop future diverse business leaders, and promote Chicago as a world class business center. Over twenty prominent U.S. and Indian leaders will be speaking at the summit representing the U.S. Cabinet, mayors, governors, CEOs and other business leaders from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and Washington D.C in attendance.
The summit is presented in partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and in collaboration with The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and The Delhi Committee of Chicago Sister Cities.
About The Executives' Club of Chicago
The Executives' Club of Chicago (EC) is a business forum for thought leadership, education and best business practices. Founded in 1911, the EC is one of the oldest and most respected business organizations in the Midwest. The Club serves the community by providing information and resources needed to establish effective global partnerships, enhance intellectual exchange, develop future diverse business leaders and promote Chicago as a world class business center.
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