Guwahati, January 24, 2018: Women entrepreneurs of Assam would come together on a common platform at the first Assam Women Entrepreneurs’ Conclave to be held from January 29.
The Conclave would also address issues and challenges in entrepreneurship, scale up innovative business ideas and document profiles of women entrepreneurs of Assam, said Sriparna B Baruah, head of the Indian Institute of Entrepreneurs’ Centre for Excellence, the organiser.
“It is a platform for learning the best practices, knowledge sharing, promoting business and building connections,” Baruah said.
Most of the women entrepreneurs from Assam are engaged in conventional sectors like handloom & handicraft, food processing and beauty & wellness.
“Exposure is necessary for our women entrepreneurs in other sectors as well, so that they can cross barriers and open their minds towards different business ideas,” she said.
The conclave would focus on sectors such as food processing, beauty & wellness, handloom, handicraft & fashion, tourism & hospitality, media & entertainment, education, agri-horticulture, social entrepreneurship, Information Technology, online business, branding, packaging & printing along with logistics and transportation.
The Conclave would provide an opportunity to the entrepreneurs to exhibit their products and there will be innovative stalls acting as an information cell on various aspects of business, Baruah added.
The event would be sponsored by the Office of Assam Commissioner of Industries and Commerce and implemented by Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
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