Goa is a popular tourist destination known for its food, nightlife, and beaches. Next year it will also be the venue for the Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit. After the success of Vibrant Gujarat which began in 2003 and in later years, Vibrant Tamil Nadu, this series has finally made its way to Goa.
Vibrant Goa was launched in Goa on 5th December to announce that the Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit will happen in the state in October 2019. The expo will be the conjunction of many major business organizations from around the world coming together to network and suss out business opportunities. The key areas such as innovation, sustainability, industries, technology, youth and skill development, knowledge sharing for the future.
Vibrant Goa is the brainchild of Dr. Jagat Shah. He is the pioneer behind the Vibrant series and has plans to take it all over the country. Dr. Shah has been working actively with Prime Minister Modi for this purpose. One of his passions is taking road-trips and through the Vibrant series, PM Modi could very well give him a chance to take one relating to this chain of events. He was also asked to submit a report on startups across the country centering around the ease of doing business. In fact, he holds the record for this report in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Some of Goa’s biggest businessmen like Mr. Shrinivas Dempo and Mr. Nana Bandekar also attended and spoke at the launch event. Goa’s IT, Revenue and Labor, Minister, Mr. Rohan Khaunte was the guest of honor at the event and he said that the VG – GES is a much-needed boost for Goan businesses.
The VG-GES is scheduled to be held at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee indoor stadium between October 17-19, 2019. The expo will have a knowledge summit, organized by the newly formed Vibrant Goa Foundation in partnership with the Business Networking International (BNI) and Global Network supported by the Government of Goa. Rajkumar Kamat, the founder-promoter of BNI is a part of the core organizing committee for Vibrant Goa.
Dr. Shah explained the objectives and philosophy behind Vibrant Goa to an audience of 400 businessmen from the state. He also said that there would be a total of 17 international road shows across five continents and 20 road shows across India in order to drum up business opportunities for Goa and the Vibrant Goa summit. Delegates from across India, as well as more than 20 foreign countries, have been invited to participate. They must first ensure that they each book a stall for the expo or they will not be able to be part of the same.
In addition, training programmes will be organized for the entrepreneurs participating in order to make them more efficient at negotiating with the delegates. The expo will also see an attempt at setting the World Record for the Largest Feni Cocktail which is a major part of the marketing strategy for the event.
Nordic Intent, is extremely excited to be a part of this mega-event and feel that Vibrant Goa will definitely increase the scope for business in the future.