Activities

1.T&A Consulting (Northern India Representative of Hungarian National Trading House) participated at
   Smart City Expo 2017, New Delhi

Smart City expo in New Delhi ended on a very positive note for the participating Hungarian companies.

Smart City expo is first of a kind exhibition, attended by Hungarian National Trading House in India and T&A is proud to be associated with them.

Some of the Hungarian technologies on offer were:
  1. Water Treatment- Services
  2. Smart Street Lights
  3. Smart Logistics
  4. Potable Water cleaning technology-especially for the rural India with capacity of 3,000 l/day
  5. E Waste collecting vehicle

T&A Consulting successfully arranged more than 15 focused B2B meetings for the participating Hungarian companies and had joint meetings with over 65 visiting companies. Over the next two months T&A shall follow up with the Indian companies to draw success out of the participation.

2. Select USA 2017

As India representative of South Carolina Department of Commerce, T&A participated at 'Select USA 2017' roadshow. It was a tri-city visit to New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Bangalore from 6th- 10th March. The team led by Mr. Tarun Gupta-Director India Office, and colleagues Ms. Arti Gulati and Ms. Simranjeet Kaur represented the State at the event.

It was a platform welcoming Indian investors to seek critical business information to facilitate physical establishment in the US.

The roadshow was addressed by knowledge and interactive sessions on Legal Aspects of doing business in United States, RBI regulations pertaining to outbound Foreign Direct Investments and latest norms pertaining to visa requirement.

During the course of the week several B2B meetings were held with prospective investors especially from Automotive and Aerospace sector.

Mr Tarun Gupta, Co-founder and Managing Director of T&A Consulting, India Representatives of “South Carolina Department of Commerce”

3. T&A Participated in ‘Master of Business-Budapest 2017'

T&A Consulting was invited by Hungarian National Trading House (HNTH), to participate in ‘Masters of Business-Budapest 2017’. The event is the first of its kind organized by HNTH, which involved representatives from 47 partner countries.

Mr Saurabh Khanna & Mr Jasraj Singh from T&A Consulting represented the India desk, and met prospective Hungarian companies exploring opportunities in the Indian market. Some of the focus sectors were Food & Agriculture, Cleantech, Automobile, and Healthcare.

As Hungarian National Trading House’ India representative, T&A would be pleased to provide assistance to Indian companies exploring business opportunities with Hungary.

4. INDIA AVIATION 2016

Mr. Abhishek Dutta and Ms. Shefali John (from T&A Consulting) attended the India Aviation Exhibition 2016 event as India Representatives of South Carolina Department of Commerce with an aim to meet Indian aerospace companies looking at expansion of their operations into the United States.

Organised by the Ministry of Aviation and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), India Aviation Exhibition 2016 was held in Hyderabad.

The conference was addressed by key industry speakers and policy makers of the Civil Aviation sector. A platform was also provided for CEOs of Aviation companies for an interactive session with the Hon'ble Minister for Civil Aviation.

The event featured:
  • More than 250 exhibitors in the aerospace sector, both Indian and overseas
  • Networking opportunities for delegation participating from around the world
  • Aerobatic display

Mr Abhishek Dutta and Ms Shefali John, India Representatives of “South Carolina Department of Commerce”

5. FINNISH MINISTERIAL AND BUSINESS DELEGATION VISITS INDIA Organized by T&A Consulting

With an aim to further strengthen the Trade and Investment relationship between India and Finland, Prime Minister of Finland; Mr Juha Sipila headed a 15-member business delegation to India to participate in the “Make in India week” in Mumbai between 12-14th February 2016. Prime Minister Sipila was among the dignitaries that addressed the conclave of Indian industry during the opening ceremony of the event.

T&A Consulting and Finpro India jointly organized high level B2B visits in Mumbai during the ‘Make in India-Week’. Further, high-level meetings were organized with CXOs of nine companies operating in the ICT, SmartGrid and Powergrid sectors.

From Left to Right Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr Devendra Fadnavis, Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi, and Prime Minister of Finland Mr Juha Sipila

6. 2016 SWISS AMBASSADOR’S AWARD, FOR DYNAMIC SYNERGIES IN BUSINESS, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Switzerland Embassy in New Delhi, arranged the fourth edition of the prestigious Swiss Ambassador’s Award which was being held on Thursday, 17th of March 2016. The award ceremony was organized to motivate dynamic synergies in Business and Research & Development between the Swiss and Indian companies.

T&A Consulting (certified Experts to Switzerland Global Enterprise) and Swiss Business Hub India (SBH) jointly organized and invited over 50 participants to the event.

The Award was being conferred upon:
  • -Flisom AG for the development of innovative flexible lightweight solar modules
  • -Jivana Vitality India Pvt. Ltd for providing affordable drinking water in semi-urban India
  • -Rieter India Pvt. Ltd. for an effective implementation of the Swiss VET programme

From left to right Mr Tarun Gupta (T&A Consulting), Mr Wolfgang Schanzenbach (Regional Director -SGE), Mr Saurabh Khanna (T&A Consulting), Ms. Deepti Sharma (Swiss Business Hub India), Ms. Richa Mahajan (T&A Consulting), Mr Michael Enderle (SBH Mumbai), Mr Aditya Wali (T&A Consulting)

7. T&A HOSTS SWISS PRIVATE EQUITY ASSOCIATION IN BANGALORE

Along with the Indian Venture Capital Association (IVCA), T&A on behalf of SIX Swiss Exchange hosted the Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA), the representative body for Switzerland‘s private equity, venture capital and corporate finance industries to a dinner in Bangalore on July 27th, 2015. The event was attended by leading private equity firms and family offices based out of Bangalore including the likes of Microsoft Ventures, Premji Invest, Zephyr Peacock etc. From the Swiss side private wealth managers representing Credit Suisse, UBS, and Zurcher Kantonalbank among others were well represented.

8. T&A AT HORASIS INDIA BUSINESS MEET, SWITZERLAND

As Official India Representatives of SIX Swiss Exchange and Strategic Advisors to Swiss Business Hub, India T&A participated in the 7th edition of the Horasis India Business Meet, held in the picturesque surroundings of Interlaken, Switzerland on July 05-06, 2015. The event gathered a collective audience of 300 Indian and global entrepreneurs, business leaders and government officials in partnership with the Bern Economic Development Agency and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

T&A's mandate in India is to raise capital both equity and debt for Indian corporates at the Exchange in Zurich, which it has been successfully executing for the last three years.

Along with our colleagues from the Zurich office of SIX, T&A held one-on-one meetings with business leaders of Indian companies evaluating SIX Swiss Exchange as a potential listing location for their Indian, European or even global businesses.

9. T&A AT SCEDA ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN SOUTH CAROLINA, USA

T&A Consulting, India Representative of South Carolina Department of Commerce, were part of the speakers panel at the 50th annual conference of South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association (SCEDA )held at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina from May 6-8, 2015.

Tarun Gupta and Abhishek Dutta, presented on “The Future of Trade” with a special emphasis on the growing US-India bilateral relations over the years, along with an in-depth look at certain key industries in India such as Automotive, Aerospace, Textiles and Tourism from a South Carolina - India trade and investment perspective.

SCEDA is a professional trade association of more than 600 members, with representation from all 46 counties, SCEDA members include local and regional economic developers, government officials from municipal, county and state government agencies, construction and engineering firms, utility companies, attorneys, consultants, financial institutions, and higher education.

10. groundbreaking ceremony of the new Bus Body assembly Plant

T&A Consulting was invited by Wrightbus for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Bus Body assembly Plant, held on 06th March at Oregadam near Chennai in Tamil Nadu.

Wrightbus has partnered with Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) and the bus body facility will be a part of the DICV’s new bus plant in Chennai.

T&A has been working as India Advisor to Wrightbus International towards achieving a successful India entry and also providing on-ground assistance for this Greenfield set up.

From L-R: Sunil Khurana – Wrightbus India MD, Kavitha Prasad – Invest Northern Ireland, Mark Nodder - (Wrightbus Group MD), Damian McGarry - MD Wrightbus International, Tarun Gupta – CEO & Co-Founder , T&A Consulting

11. Two day team building activity planned for the IMEA

T&A Consulting was invited to a two day team building activity planned for the IMEA (India, Middle East and Africa) team of Invest Northern Ireland (INI) where we had an opportunity to establish a framework of working together as one team for promoting Trade & Investment between Northern Ireland and India.

From L-R: Barry Clarke - Regional Director - India, Middle East & Africa, Invest Northern Ireland & Anuradha Bhattacharya - Associate Consultant, T&A Consulting

From L-R: Burzin Luth, Administration and Operations, South Asia, Middle East & Africa, INI, Vicky Kell, Trade Director, INI & Tarun Gupta – CEO & Co-Founder T&A Consulting

12. Representing the SIX Swiss Exchange

Mr. Tarun Gupta, CEO T&A Consulting, representing the SIX Swiss Exchange was one of the co-speaker at the seminar organized by The Swiss Indian Chamber of Commerce in Pune and Mumbai on 'Switzerland- the business gateway to Europe'

He out- lined the reasons how and why Indian companies could raise capital on the Swiss Stock exchange. There are about 300 companies listed on SIX but most of them are leaders in their respective sector and had a market capitalization of USD 1.3 trillion.

13. T&A Consulting was invited by Prochile

T&A Consulting was invited by Prochile, Embassy of Chile New Delhi office to deliver a presentation on doing business in India.

Mr Saurabh Khanna (4th from left) and Mr Saurabh Sehgal (3rd from right) gave an overview of the overall macro environment in India and highlighted the potential & challenges for a foreign company looking to doing business in India.

As India representative of South Carolina Department of Commerce, T&A was invited to participate and present at 'SelectUSA' event in Bangalore on 24th September 2014. Tarun Gupta, CEO T&A Consulting (2nd from left) presented an overview of South Carolina as an attractive investment location for Indian companies looking to expand in USA.

The U.S. Commercial Service organized the event during the visit of Ambassador Vinai Thummalapally, who serves as the Executive Director of ‘SelectUSA’