The Northeast region of India has been of significant focus for B20 India Initiatives, with four conferences planned across the region to showcase the vast potential and opportunities within the region. The first three conferences held in Imphal, Aizawl, and Gangtok have been successful in their objective of highlighting the untapped potential of the Northeast.
The fourth and final B20 India event in the northeast is slated for April 4-6, 2023, in Kohima, Nagaland. Business 20 (B20) is an official G20 platform for communication with the global business community, and is comprised of business associations and leads engagement with G20 governments on behalf of the international business community. The B20 mobilises the perspectives of global business leaders on global economic and trade governance and offers each rotating presidency with actionable policy recommendations to enhance economic growth and development.
The upcoming event at Kohima, on 4th-6th April 2023, will follow the theme of Opportunities for Multilateral Business Partnerships in Agriculture and Food Processing, Tourism & IT along with discussions, plenary sessions there will be B2B & B2G meetings. The state government will showcase the key activities and developments in these sectors, while emphasizing investment opportunities in the same.
Following the delegates’ arrival on the first day of the three-day meeting, Capital Cultural Hall will host dinner and a cultural programme. The B20 conference will take place on day two, followed by B2B and B2G meetings, a mini-Hornbill festival, an excursion to a WWII museum, a visit to a heritage hamlet, and a cultural program. The third day will bring the event to a close with a trip to the Kohima War Cemetery and the departure of the participants from Kohima.