CII Conclave on New Age Entrepreneurship

CII Conclave on New Age Entrepreneurship

Navigating through Innovation, Disruption and Convergence”


8th Edition of CII Emerging Entrepreneurs Awards 2017

Friday, 16th February 2018 : 0900 -1800 Hrs: Hotel Crowne Plaza,Chennai



Greetings from CII!


I am pleased to inform that Confederation of Indian Industry is organizing the 8th Edition of CII Southern Region Emerging Entrepreneur Awards 2017 and a One day Entrepreneurship Conclave on Friday, 16th February 2018 at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Chennai.


The CII Emerging Entrepreneur Awards has established itself firmly as an inspirational award amongst the entrepreneurial community. Few of our past award winners include, Flipkart, Univercell, Sakthi Masala,  IMI Mobile, Great Sports Infra P Ltd, Edu Sports, Bollant Industries, etc.


Entrepreneurship Conclave Sessions Key objectives
New Age Entrepreneurship :Navigating through Innovation, Disruption and Convergence


CEOs Connect Session

Coping with change – in Times of Innovation, Disruption and Convergence!

Technology as a Key enabler

The Future of Human Resources

Managing scale : Local to Global – A Shift in mind-set?

To recognize and showcase out of the box entrepreneurial ideas

To showcase the success formula of successful entrepreneurs and give them a platform to project their success stories

To unleash the spirit of Entrepreneurship in Tier II & Tier III cities of Southern Region

To create awareness about the venture funding options among the business community

To partner with Government of India on some of the major initiatives like Make in India, Skill India and Start-up India

Chief Guest of the Awards Ceremony :

  • Mr Suresh Krishna, Past President, CII & Chairman and Managing Director, Sundram Fasteners Limited (SFL)

Eminent panel of Speakers:

  • Mr C K Ranganathan, Chairman, CII SR Emerging Entrepreneur Awards 2017 and Chairman & Managing Director, CavinKare P Ltd
  • Mr Vikram Kirloskar, Chairman, CII Southern Region & Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor P Ltd
  • Mr B Santhanam, Past Chairman, CII SR and President & MD-Flat Glass, South Asia, Malaysia & Egypt, Saint- Gobain India P Ltd
  • Mr Navas Meeran, Chairman, CII Startupreneurs Forum and Chairman, Eastern Condiments P Ltd
  • Dr Ramachandra Galla, Managing Director, Amara Raja Batteries Ltd
  • Mr Suresh Rayudu Chitturi, Past Chairman, CII Andhra Pradesh State Council &Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Srinivasa Hatcheries Ltd
  • Mr M Mahadevan, Chairman, Hot Breads
  • Mr Murugavel Janakiraman, Founder & MD, Bharat matrimony
  • Mr Milan Wahi, CEO, Lotte
  • Mr Regu Ayyaswamy, Vice President & Global Head, Tata Consultancy Services
  • Mr Raja Krishnamoorthy, Director, Talent Maximus
  • Mr Lakshmi Narayanan, Vice Chairman, Cognizant


We are expecting more than 250 participants from Industry, Entrepreneurs and Industrialists from major industrial sectors (Automotive, IT & ITeS, Manufacturing, MSMEs, Energy, FMCG, Agriculture, Food Processing, Pharmaceuticals, E-Commerce, Consumer Electronics, Export and Import, Logistics etc.) and Service Providers would attend this conference.


I am writing this to request you to kindly participate and also nominate members from your company to join this important initiative. 


For registration please use the attached form


For Partnership opportunities and delegate registration , please contact – Ms Mahalakshmi –




C K Ranganathan

Chairman, CII SR Emerging Entrepreneur Awards 2017 &

Chairman & Managing Director

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