FORE School of Management in association with The URS Media Consulting P.L. organized the “Indo-Singapore Business & Social Forum 2030 & Asia’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2016” event on January 24, 2017 at Hotel Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. FORE was the Academic Partner for this prestigious event in which more than 300 delegates from Industry and Academia participated, including top diplomatic dignitaries from several countries.

The Asia’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2016 – Pride of Asia is instrumental in bringing iconic, powerful, and emerging brands and leaders of Asia together to discuss matters impacting their long-term strategies.

Here are some of the distinguished guests of honor and eminent dignitaries who graced the event:

His Excellency Zenon Kosiniak-Kamysz – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Singapore, Republic of Poland
His Excellency Guillaume Kavaruganda – High Commissioner in Singapore, Republic of Rwanda
His Excellency James Sinclair Manley – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Singapore, Republic of Chile
His Excellency Zakariya Hamed Hilal Al-Saadi – Consul-General to Singapore, Sultanate of Oman
His Excellency Dr. Istvan Szerdahelyi – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Singapore, Hungary
His Excellency Abdulla Ibrahim Abdulrahman S. Al-Hamar – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Singapore, State of Qatar
Vikram Nair, Member of Parliament for Sembawang GRC

The Summit started with a red carpet welcome to over 200 businessmen, diplomats, government dignitaries, social leaders and entrepreneurs. Keynote Speeches were given at the Summit by Dr. Bimal Chhajer – Director, Saaol Heart Centre; Dr. Manika Khanna – Founder, Gaudium IVF Centre; Mr. K.R. Raghunath – Managing Director, KIS Group; Dr. P.V. Mahajan – CMD, StemRx, and Mr. Vishal Gupta – MD, BlueMount RO.

Dr. Jitendra Das, Director, FORE School of Management was invited as a panelist for the Panel Discussion “Redefining Business in Global Era: Start-ups and Innovative Enterprises”. The other prominent co-panelists in this discussion were:

Mr. Anam Kumar – Editor, AsiaOne
Mr. Rahul Aggarwal – Director, St. Mark’s Group of Schools
Mr. Sudhir Gupta – Director, Advance Hydrau-Tech
Mr. Ajay Chhangani – Director and CEO, Rise India
Mr. VineshGadhia – COO, Nova IVI

Dr. Das also received the “Selected Brand – Asia’s 100 Greatest Brands & Leaders 2016” award on behalf of FORE School of Management.

Dr. Das was also honored with the “One of Asia’s 50 Greatest Leaders 2016”award in the Management Education category.

Winning Leaders and Brands

More than 100 Brand and Leader award winners were felicitated on the 24th of January 2016 with an audience of over 200 from India, Singapore, Dubai, Poland, Hungary, Rwanda, Chile, Qatar and Oman.

The awardees included ITL Cosmos, IMS Ghaziabad, CK Constructions, Country Club, German Imaging Technologies, IIHM, Frontier Bazaar, Seeds of Innocence, Ace Homeopathy, Jerath Path Labs, Shantah Fertility Center, ITCAN and many more.