Extending Growth Horizons

To empower the MSME businesses and to appreciate the drivers of change


March 22, 2018


The Emperor, National Sports Club of India, Haji Ali Seaface, Worli, Mumbai



The theme of this year's summit is ‘ Extending Growth Horizons for MSMEs’. It focuses on the opportunity landscape that is evolving and changing due to disruptive forces of a dynamic marketplace deeply impacted by innovations, new business models and rapidly changing world of emerging technologies. Evolving Marketing platforms as new sources of business intelligence and how to adapt them and reach to the new consumers. The Maharashtra MSME Business Summit and Award identified subject matter experts from various organizations to anchor these sessions that are curated to align with the needs of MSMEs seeking to benefit from this summit event.


To acquaint with available business opportunities.

To suggest the MSMEs on how to extend their business.

To understand the skill set, technological environment that affects the business.

To study structure and strategy of raising capital fund.

To learn about sourcing of goal oriented workforce.

To educate about the taxation, compliance and trade policies.

To provide marketing intelligence for building successful brand.

Summit Fee Rs. 1500/- Register Now



Iconic Brand of The Year – Best 100 MSME is intended to recognize and applaud the efforts put by the entrepreneurs in making their businesses successful and thus contributes towards the overall growth of the country. Based on the universe of 5000 MSME companies of Maharashtra provided by ICRP (Indian Center for Reseaerch & Promotion), 100 Best brands from various categories will be awarded the title ‘Iconic Brand of the Year’. It will serves as a platform for showcasing the success stories of high-performing Indian MSMEs and celebrating their achievement.

Value to the 100

It is a matter of prestige for the winners on the basis of their performance, business acumen and future goals. It's time for the world to know the success stories of high-performing Indian SMEs. Senior government / corporate officials will felicitate the award winners at a grand ceremony to be held in March 2018. Networking opportunity with other winners.


The winners will get trophy, certificate and they will be able to use the Logo of “Iconic Brand of The Year” for two years where ever they want.

Two pages coverage in the brand book, which will be distributed during the summit and award day to the participants and the winner.

The brand book will be shared with various consulate offices in Mumbai, various Chamber of Commerce and with the journalists covering business vertical.

Advertisement in the newspapers announcing the winners through publishing their logo.

One complimentary passes for each winner to attend the Business Summit.

Speakers & Panellists

Subhash Desai

Cabinet Minister Industries & Mining, Govt. of Maharashtra

R. B. Gupte

Director - MSME Development Institute, Govt. of India

Ajay Thakur

Head - Bombay Stock Exchange - SME

Khalid Khan

Asst. VP M&M Financial Services

Satyarth Priyedarshi

Head of Marketing - Jio Chat

Jay Naduvath

Managing Partner - Jefferies & Bain

Aslam Khan

CEO - Octaware Technologies Ltd

Dr. Shariq Nisar

Former Visiting Fellow - Harvard Law School

Naushad Shaikh

CFO - Fractal Analytics

Nazim Sawant

CEO - Indian Entrepreneur’s Club

Fazal Ahad

Director - Meresis Advisors

Sandeep Manubarwala

Corporate Lawyer - A. Bharat & Co.

Tejas Sodha

Charted Accountant

Shreenivas Kunte

Director - CFA Institute

Organiser & Associates


    Blossom Media is India's only media, research advisory and consultancy firm on emerging Muslim consumer market. It is associated with US and Singapore based companies. Blossom Media publishes India's only Muslim Lifestyle Magazine 'Muallim' circulated worldwide which has been awarded “The Best Foreign Title” by World Periodical Union in Turkey. Blossom Media incorporated Halal Council of India to audit and certify the brands and train professionals on Halal subject.

Knowledge Partner

    BSE Ltd has set up the BSE SME Platform as per the rules and regulations laid down by SEBI. BSE SME Platform offers an entrepreneur and investor friendly environment, which enables the listing of SMEs from the unorganized sector scattered throughout India, into a regulated and organized sector. The listed SMEs steps into the threshold of BSE SME Platform and foray in to the world of finance for further growth and development. BSE SME assist SMEs to raise equity capital for their growth and expansion and thus help them blossom into full fledged companies.

Technology Partner

    Octaware Technologies Ltd, a SEI-CMMI Level 3, ISO 9001:2008 & IEC 27001:2013 certified company. We are a software development, enterprise solutions and consulting firm having its offshore development center in Mumbai-India with overseas offices in USA, Singapore, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria and Zimbabwe. The company has been serving Fortune 500 corporates across the globe since 2005.

Summit Agenda