Benglauru, May 23: GATES APAC , a leader in industry channel ecosystems, announced the second edition of the India ICT Reseller Channel Summit 2016 to be held between 4th -6th of October 2016 in Bangalore. Following its launch edition early in Feb 2016, the summit will provide a robust platform for the ICT ecosystem and present an excellent opportunity to expand business in a continuously disrupted industry.
The summit is scheduled to take place in one of the finest venues of Bengaluru, Clarks Exotica Resort in Devanahalli. The Summit shall aim to set the stage for many vendors and channel partners from all over India to complete the present financial year business and also to plan for the upcoming business fiscal year.
Totally aimed at business expansion through a combination of knowledge sharing, networking, and fruitful business discussions, the Summit will emerge as one of the crucial events for the ICT & Mobility diaspora in India.
Ashish Kapahi, CEO at GATES APAC said, “The first edition of the ICT Summit was a tremendous success and truly appreciated by the industry. It gave us the strength to hold another summit in this year itself. The summit’s uniqueness in its format was well received by the vendors as well as the channel community. Continuing our commitment to the industry, the Bengaluru Summit will accelerate the business activity during the vital quarter Q4 for the ICT ecosystem.”
The first edition of the event was attended by over 250 top executives from 60 plus cities in India representing 178 companies; The Summit attracted players beyond just ICT industry. More than 800 pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings facilitated many new business agreements resulting in vendors being able to tap into untapped potential in the country.
The format of the Summit included several smart workshop sessions facilitated by industry’s lead speakers, Smart Pitches by vendors, thought leadership keynote presentations, influential panel discussions, and the most prestigious ICT industry excellence awards to appreciate the best-performing vendors in various ICT categories. All awards were finalized through a live voting system by the ICT channel ecosystem at a Gala dinner hosted during the event.
The event was also hailed by the industry as one of most influential activity to support the START-UP initiative, Make-in-India initiative and Digital initiatives that are actively pursued by the Government of India.