ROLLING MEADOWS, IL — The Indian American Business Council (IABC), a Chicago-based non-profit organization, hosted the Spring Business Leaders Meet with distinguished Fulbright specialist Dr. Manu Vora as the keynote speaker.
The event held on February 16 at the Holiday Inn in Rolling Meadows, Illinois was attended by around 110 business, corporate, and community leaders
Poonam Gupta-Krishnan, IABC chairperson, presented an overview of IABC and explained its mission and enumerated its milestone achievements since its launch in 2016.
Poonam, who is alss the CEO of IYKA Enterprises, made an exhaustive presentation as to how IABC had vigorously worked to complement the efforts of the small business entrepreneurs by lending its assistance in helping forge business alliances between United States and India.
IABC’s goal is to lobby for and promote bilateral trade and investment opportunities. It supports small and medium businesses in business expansion within the US as well as internationally. The general membership for IABC is free of cost to join.
Harish Kolasani, IABC president, urged the business community to join hands with IABC to advance their business goals. Mohammed Faheem, CEO of The Center for Strategic Solutions and IABC director, conducted the proceedings of the evening’s interactive meet.
Keerthi Kumar Ravoori, IABC vice president, was joined by the entire IABC team to present a plaque and a shawl to Dr. Vora in honor of his appointment as a Fulbright specialist by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs.
Nazneen Hashmi, IABC director, made membership drive presentation; while Girish Kapur proposed a vote of thanks.
Dr. Vora chairman and president of Business Excellence, Inc., made a scholarly presentation on the US Baldrige Performance Excellence Framework for Small Businesses.
He dispensed his rich business management acumen highlighting well-defined strategies and approaches augmented by the application of proven practices to bring upward mobility in business organizations and for entrepreneurs.
Maya Patel, Dr. Arshad Qureshi, Priyankka Krishnan & Vijay Krishnan provided logistical support for the event which concluded with a formal dinner.