FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), its Bangalore-based
representatives at Brickwork
India and the Indo-American
Chamber of Commerce (IACC) are presenting an 11 February event to
highlight successful US market-entry opportunities for Indian firms in
technology sectors such as information technology, telecommunications,
finance, aerospace enterprises, health IT and mobile applications.
Vivek Kulkarni, chairman and CEO, Brickwork India, will discuss the
Indian economy and global markets;
Sameer Joshi, CEO, IMC-Global Services, will discuss US market-entry
Camille Richardson, commercial consul at the US consulate in Mumbai,
will discuss US opportunities on behalf of the US Commercial Service;
Asher Kotz of the FCEDA will speak about Fairfax County as a gateway
to the US market.
The seminar, “Global Expansion: Opportunities in the US for Indian
Companies,” will be held at the Taj Vivanta President Hotel in Mumbai.
Speakers will include representatives from the US
Commercial Service and IMC,
Inc., an IT consulting firm founded by Indian-American
entrepreneurs, based in Fairfax County and with operations in Pune.
Highlights of the seminar include these presentations:
here for more information and to register for the event.
“We are delighted to be part of this event to explain how IMC has used a
global model – working in Fairfax County and Pune – to build a
successful company that leverages the strengths and opportunities in
both areas,” said Suresh Shenoy, executive vice president of IMC.
Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the FCEDA, said Fairfax
County is an ideal location from which Indian companies can base US
operations. “Whether firms want to take advantage of business
opportunities that Fairfax County affords, or take advantage of our
excellent transport access to other US markets, this event will be an
excellent way for Indian companies to explore expansion opportunities,”
he said. “Our growing Indian-Asian American business community also
leverages and contributes to the excellent quality of life, public
school system, and diverse cultural community here.”
More than 400 foreign-owned companies, including more than 25 from
India, have a presence in Fairfax County. The FCEDA has had an office in
Bangalore since 2004 to work with Indian companies interested in
expanding in the US.
“This event offers an excellent chance for IT service companies in
Mumbai to take an important step forward and investigate US market
opportunities in places such as Fairfax County that are well run, have
an excellent infrastructure and supportive business environment,” said
Time magazine called Fairfax County “one of the great economic
success stories of our time.” Business growth and innovation helps
Fairfax County fund the nation’s top-rated school system and other
public services that contribute to the quality of life of residents.
Fairfax County offers businesses a state-of-the-art telecommunications
infrastructure, access to global markets through Washington Dulles
International Airport, a vibrant investment capital community and a
highly skilled, well-educated workforce.
The award-winningFairfax County Economic Development Authority promotes Fairfax County as
and technology center. The FCEDA offers site location and business
development assistance, and connections with county and state government
agencies, to help companies locate and expand in Fairfax County. In
addition to its headquarters in Tysons Corner, Fairfax County’s largest
business district, the FCEDA maintains marketing offices in seven
important global business centers: Bangalore,
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Source: Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA)