Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 6: The 3rd Edition of MSME & Startup Innovation Summit & Awards – 3rd Edition was the platform for hosting the prestigious #Time2Leap Awards at Sofitel BKC Mumbai on 26th August 2023 at the financial capital of Maharashtra. The awards function was honored by the Government of India. The symposium celebrated the success and honored the MSME and startup sector of the country. MSME & Startup Innovation Summit and Awards – 3rd Edition was presented by FreightCrate, co-presented by Rocking Deal and Banking Partner SBI ( State Bank of India) and Gold Partner SBM ( State Bank of Mauritius), SummentorPro, a pioneering organization concerned with empowering the MSME & startup sector of India, implemented the show to throw light into the success of the present MSME and startup culture of India promoting the Make In India and Atma Nirbhar initiatives success at the forum.
Major Highlights of the MSME & Startup Summit and Awards – 3rd Edition was to cumulatively derive value addition for all it’s 200+ participants through:
- An exhibition
- Pre-scheduled B2B meetings
- Innovation Showcase & Conference
- The awards ceremony #Time2Leap
The major aspect of the MSME & Startup Innovation Summit and Awards 2023 – 3rd Edition was to unveil the esteemed #Time2Leap Awards to celebrate the achievements in the core sectors like investment, innovation, and export. The summit was organized in collaboration with the Government of India, NIMSME, and NSIC.
To enhance the auspiciousness of the event, the summit was graced by the presence of the Government of India appointed Dr. S. Glory Swarupa – Director General – National Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, a seasoned professional in the field of Entrepreneurship & Skill with over two and half decades’ experience. She has worked with different institutions under various Union Ministries, namely the Ministry of Commerce & Industry; Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change; Ministry of Education; Ministry of Fisheries; Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Govt. of India and Bhartiya Skill Development University. The National-level awards were all distributed by her while meeting with innovative leaders from a plethora of influential business personalities, dignitaries, professionals, Banking and financial Experts and budding entrepreneurs.
An Overview of the MSME & Startup Innovation Summit
The event commenced with the warm welcome of the Chief Guest by Nitika Shahi (Founder and director of Government Relations at SummentorPro), Samir Lambay (Co-founder at FreightCrate), Ruchi Dogra (Co-founder at FreightCrate), and Aman Preet (CEO & Founder at Rocking Deals).
As soon as the event started, the Minister of MSME took over the stage to deliver the keynote address while lauding the event and the respective awards for their commendable efforts.
The show was graced by witnessing the Grand Trailer of upcoming movie KOOKI by Production House NIRI Media a National award winner at this edition – Starring Ritisha Khaund, other lead actors Rajesh Tailang, Devoleena Bhattacharjee, Dipannita Sharma, Ritu Shivpuri, Bodhisatva Sharma, Bibhuti Bhushan Hazarika, Kamal Lochan, Preeti Konkona etc featuring Singers: Sunidhi Chouhan, Divya Kumar, Mahammad Faize and Krittika.
An Insight into the Awardees of the Event
The core theme of the 3rd edition of the Summit is to look into existing challenges and prospects that startups and MSMEs tend to face, particularly those looking out for international and national strategic collaborations promising mutual growth.
A number of other partners and sponsors were observed at the event. The show was successful in working towards a unified goal of promoting as well as complimenting the efforts towards the development of the startup & MSME sectors. Some of the notable awardees at the event were:
- Best CEO of the Year (Agriculture) – Mr. Saurabh Agarwal (GROWiT India Pvt. Ltd.)
- Best Startup of the Year (Retail) – Amyah Creations
- Dairy Startup of the Year – eVerse.AI Private Limited
- Best Brand Communication Strategy Agencyof the Year – Phi Brands
- Sustainable Development Goals Acceleration Visionary Leader – Dr. Shirley Mo Ching YEUNG – Gratia Christian College, School of Business
- Best MSME Healthcare Innovative Brand of the Year – Shalya (XcelLance Medical Technologies Pvt. Ltd)
- Best Payment Technology Services Brand of the Year – Electronic Payment and Services Private Limited (EPS)
- Best Competency Excellence Brand of the Year – MABEC
- Emerging Brand of the Year – Education – Finland International School
- Best Digital Marketing Company of the Year – eBrandz LLP
- Best IT Company of the Year – Digital Aptech Pvt. Ltd.
There were several other awardees in different sectors and industries owing to their relentless hard work and dedication to the respective industry. Full list of awardees: http://surl.li/kvpuq
With respect to the Summit, Nitika Shahi, Founder and director of Government Relations (SummentorPro), said, “We are extremely proud to be a part of the summit for uplifting the MSME sector. The support of private organizations serves to be crucial. The Government of India is supporting this cause for better economic development. All the awardees at the event are highly talented and have been selected upon doing a poll by our prestigious jury members.” Promoting the key initiatives by the Government of India, such as Digital Transformation, Literacy, conducting B2B Meetings for sales and marketing growth creating export opportunities for the MSME brands have opened a wide spectrum and new performing market to tap into.
The high-end MSME & Startup Innovation Summit 3rd Edition by Summentor Pro is an effort to boost the bilateral export/import, innovation, and investments between businesses and MSMEs in different parts of the world.