News & Events

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20 Apr 2021

FICCI & University of Melbourne - Webinar on Synergies, Leadership & Capacity Building in Education

Speakers included Chairman, FICCI WBSC, Australian CG in Kolkata, Academicians from Melbourne University, SNU, KIIT, IMI

21 Jan 2021

Strengthening UK-India collaborations in Aquaculture: Focus on West Bengal

Organized by FICCI and Department for International Trade (British Deputy High Commission, Kolkata)

3 Dec 2020

Session on "How to Pitch / Prepare Presentation Deck"

IBAC organized a training session on "How to pitch / prepare your presentation deck". Speaker : Mr Len Denton, Managing Partner, India Innovation Partners, USA

17 Nov 2020

Empretec Primer Workshop

Empretec Primer Workshop for IBAC Participants from 17th - 24th November, 2020

4 Nov 2020

Session on Digital Media & its applications for IBAC 6th cohort - 4th November

Importance of digital media presence. (Brand awareness and brand visibility through the use of digital media), How we can grow our business through digital media? (Utility of ads, Use of content marketing, different facets of design and branding)

18 Oct 2020

Digital Marketing Training for 6th Cohort IBAC Members Oct 18&19

The session was addressed by Google Certified Trainer focusing on helping the MSMEs growth through Digital Marketing skill sets

15 Oct 2020

Mentorship & Introductory Session with Industry Experts For New IBAC Companies (6th Cohort)

Mentorship & Introductory Session with Industry Experts For New IBAC Companies (6th Cohort)

29 Sep 2020

180 Days Digital Transformation & Growth Blueprint & SMEs

Re-invent your business using Digital Tech, Mr. Ashish Mittal Chief Mentor, Turning Ideas Ventures

22 Sep 2020

FICCI KAS Capacity Building Workshop on Empowering MSMEs

Mr. Rajesh Pandey, IAS, Principal Secretary, MSME & Textiles Dept. Govt. of West Bengal delivered the Keynote Address

9 Sep 2020

The SMBandh Unlocking Growth and Opportunities for SMBs

The Webinar focused on providing guidance to SMBs to reach their business goals with cloud services

12 Aug 2020

FICCI NSE - Webinar on Alternate Sources of Fund Raising & Listing of SMEs

The Webinar focused on the benefits from exchange perspective which are enjoyed by listed companies across sectors.

5 Aug 2020

Webinar on “Government e-Marketplace Training

The training was conducted by Senior Official from GeM, Eastern India.

15 Jul 2020

Webinar on Skill Development on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day

Mr. Anoop Aggarwal IAS, Principal Secretary, Technical Education, Training & Skill Development, GoWB delivered the Keynote address.

16 Jun 2020

Webinar on Design Thinking: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

Design Thinking - Turning Challenges into Opportunities, Dr. Anbu Rathinavel, Head at School of Design Thinking & Chief Design Officer at Intellect Design Arena Ltd., Chennai.

16 Jun 2020

Webinar on MSMEs Adapting the New Normal in the Changing Times

Dr. Amit Mitra, Hon’ble MIC, Finance, IC&E, MSME & Textiles, Dept, GoWB was the Chief Guest.

29 May 2020

Webinar on The future of Healthcare, Pharma & Allied Industry

The webinar focussed on challenges and opportunities in the pharma industry due to Covid19 and shared insights on solutions that can be looked into to build resilience against the current crisis through the use of new technologies and smart transformation in Healthcare sector.

13 May 2020

Webinar on Impact of Covid19 on Indian SMEs- Look Into the future

The webinar was attended by 213 participants including business experts and diverse start-ups & entrepreneurs. The speaker talked about Covid19 's effect on MSMEs & startups breaking down to the fundamentals of the government's latest financial relief aid. The webinar also concentrated on ways of coping with cash flow in current times in order to be able to function efficiently after the crisis. Speaker: Mr. Rajiv Chawla, Founder & Chairman Of IamSMEOfIndia & Jai Raj Group of Industries

11 May 2020

Webinar on Contractual Issues during COVID-19 Pandemic

The Webinar highlighted on the contractual issues and legal obligations which are affected due to the Pandemic

28 Apr 2020

Webinar on Funding Opportunities for Start-ups/SMEs for Indigenous Technology Commercialization

Speaker - Comm. Navneet Kaushik, Scientist G, Technology Development Board. Government of India and Mr. Sanjay Naik Chair FICCI Science &

27 Apr 2020

Business Continuity & Opportunities ahead for MSMEs/ Start-ups

Webinar focused on business continuity plans and strategic prospects and how businesses can engage and attract their customers in the present environment, sustain their cash flow and make their whole business development process even more adaptable to the needs of the current market scenario. Speaker - Mr Ajay Muttreja, Mentor Bengal IBAC, Member of FICCI National Startup Committee, Strategy Advisor & Mentor for MSME’s, Start-ups, Indian Government Bodies, Incubators and VC Funds, Former CEO & Board Member of Tecnova

13 Apr 2020

Webinar on "Covid-19 Now, Next & Beyond themes for India

The webcast deliberated on COVID-19 impact on the global market that needs immediate focus during the pandemic.

5 Apr 2020

Business/Financial Advisory in Economic Crisis for Start-ups/SMEs

The experts shared measures that could be taken by the entrepreneurs (MSMEs and Start-ups) on survival plans, finance management, and effective business acumens to combat the existing economic crisis. Also on the possible Alternative external financing techniques for SMEs/startups and entrepreneurs like - Asset-Based Finance, Alternative Debt, “Hybrid” Instruments and Equity Instruments. Speakers: Mr. Ankur Goel, Founder, Skewwrap and Mr. Pritpal lakkha, Sr. VP & CEO MCube8 capital

3 Apr 2020

Financial management through the COVID -19 Crisis

This webinar focussed on the cash flow management strategies and long-term growth opportunities for Start-ups and MSMEs, it also shared some insights on solutions that can be looked into to build resilience against the current crisis. Speaker -Mr. Lee McFee, CPA CMA CGMA MBA, adjunct professor in Accounting at Central College and Buena Vista University

27 Mar 2020

Webinar on check your cash during COVID19 - 05 Key Business

The webinar focused on 5 key topics handling consumers, critical suppliers, recognizing cash flow, employee retention and workforce management that should be taken by any entrepreneur and business owner to help them boost their chances of getting through the most difficult times and challenges the current economy is facing.

4 Mar 2020

"Google Digital Unlocked" workshop at IBAC for the 4th cohort on March 4 & 5, 2020.

"Google Digital Unlocked" workshop at IBAC for the 4th cohort on March 4 & 5, 2020.

21 Feb 2020

'Export Facilitation' workshop with Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) at IBAC for 4th cohort on February 21, 2020.

'Export Facilitation' workshop with Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) at IBAC for 4th cohort on February 21, 2020.

10 Feb 2020

Government e-Marketplace (GeM) session with Mr. Biswajit Sarkar, State Manager - GeM West Bengal at IBAC, February 10, 2020.

Government e-Marketplace (GeM) session with Mr. Biswajit Sarkar, State Manager - GeM West Bengal at IBAC, February 10, 2020.

24 Jan 2020

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) session with Dr. Mohua Hom Choudhury, Scientist-C-DST, GoWB and Mrs. Paromita Saha at IBAC with 4th Cohort, January 24, 2020

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) session with Dr. Mohua Hom Choudhury, Scientist-C-DST, GoWB and Mrs. Paromita Saha at IBAC with 4th Cohort, January 24, 2020

22 Jan 2020

Interactive session with industry experts/mentors Mr. Saumya Basu, President & CEO Silkoak Groups and Saurav Das Patnaik, CEO & Managing Director, Swach Pvt Ltd ( A SREI Initiative) at IBAC with 4th Cohort, January 22, 2020.

Interactive session with industry experts/mentors Mr. Saumya Basu, President & CEO Silkoak Groups and Saurav Das Patnaik, CEO & Managing Director, Swach Pvt Ltd ( A SREI Initiative) at IBAC with 4th Cohort, January 22, 2020.

16 Jan 2020

Interactive session with Ms. Vandana Yadav, IAS, Secretary, IC& E Dept and MD, WBIDC, Govt. of West Bengal and Mr. Anurag Srivastava, IAS, Director, MSME Directorate, Govt. of West Bengal for IBAC cohort members on January 16, 2020

Interactive session with Ms. Vandana Yadav, IAS, Secretary, IC& E Dept and MD, WBIDC, Govt. of West Bengal and Mr. Anurag Srivastava, IAS, Director, MSME Directorate, Govt. of West Bengal for IBAC cohort members on January 16, 2020

13 Jan 2020

Management Driven Business Innovation Workshop by International Experts, January 13 - 24, 2020

Management Driven Business Innovation Workshop by International Experts, January 13 - 24, 2020

6 Jan 2020

GST Workshop for IBAC 4th Cohort, January 6, 2020

Workshop on MSME financing by State Bank of India for IBAC 3rd Cohort, December 4, 2019

4 Dec 2019

Program on MSME financing by State Bank of India for IBAC 3rd Cohort

Program on MSME financing by State Bank of India for IBAC 3rd Cohort

15 Oct 2019

Pitching Competition for IBAC 3rd cohort

Pitching Competition for IBAC 3rd cohort

25 Sep 2019

Government e- Marketplace (GeM) workhop for IBAC 3rd cohort

Government e- Marketplace (GeM) workhop for IBAC 3rd cohort

11 Sep 2019

GST Workshop for IBAC 3rd cohort

GST Workshop for IBAC 3rd cohort

29 Aug 2019

Training Program on Google Unlocked - Digital Marketing for IBAC 3rd cohort

Training Program on Google Unlocked - Digital Marketing for IBAC 3rd cohort

27 Aug 2019

Pitching Competition for IBAC 2nd cohort

Pitching Competition for IBAC 2nd cohort

16 Aug 2019

Panel Discussion by Industry Experts for IBAC 3rd cohort

Panel Discussion by Industry Experts for IBAC 3rd cohort

5 Aug 2019

Market-Driven Business Innovation Workshop for IBAC

Market-Driven Business Innovation Workshop for IBAC 3rd cohort - conducted by International Experts from USA having expertise in business development

11 Jul 2019

Facebook workshop for IBAC 2nd cohort

Facebook workshop for IBAC 2nd cohort

4 Jul 2019

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) workshop for IBAC 2nd cohort

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) workshop for IBAC 2nd cohort

3 Jul 2019

Panel Discussion by Industry Experts for IBAC 2nd cohort

Panel Discussion by Industry Experts for IBAC 2nd cohort

24 Jun 2019

Market Driven Business Innovation Workshop for IBAC 2nd cohort

Market Driven Business Innovation Workshop for IBAC 2nd cohort - conducted by International Experts from USA having expertise in business development strategies

17 Jun 2019

Export Facilitation workshop for IBAC 2nd cohort

Export Facilitation workshop for IBAC 2nd cohort

11 Jun 2019

Amazon – Workshop on Global & Domestic selling through E-Commerce

Amazon – Workshop on Global & Domestic selling through E-Commerce