The Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Coimbatore and RBL Bank organised “Brussels – Your gateway to Europe” seminar that is hosted by Hub.Brussels Invest & Export, the trade agency of the Consulate of the Kingdom of Belgium in Chennai at the Vivanta by Taj on August 13, 2019.
Aimed at a select audience of 50-100 handpicked high-level Indian businesspeople the seminar, through a combination of expert presentations, testimonials and panel discussion, provided potential investors with a comprehensive overview of the many assets Brussels has on offer.
Invest incentives and handholding services, customs and taxation, work permits and visa, as well as sector-specific assets of Brussels in the fields of R&D, innovation, pharmaceuticals and IT were amongst the topics covered. How to prepare for BREXIT, and the importance for businesses to be present within the single European market were also discussed.
V.Lakshminarayanasamy, President ICCIC, delivered the Welcome Address. The Trade Commissioner representing the Brussels Government in India, Jean-François Aernouts, as well as several industry representatives addressed the audience.
Elgi Equipments Limited, a Coimbatore based company, a world leader in compressors, who has recently opened their European office in Brussels for their European expansion plans gave a testimony of their experience in doing business in Brussels. RBL Bank addressed the business people on how they can help them for their expansion plans.