ACTIVITIES OF KNOT



1. SYMPOSIUM – “GROW MORE”

Speaker: Mr. Chirag Desai (Lead Consultant, Success Options)

Program on how to grow the business further from its current level.

2. VISIT – “CALICO MUSEUM OF TEXTILES”

Location: Shahibaug, Ahmedabad

A visit to renowned museum for textiles in India.

3. SEMINAR – “DREAM TEAM & BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY”

Speaker: Dr. Mustafa Saasa (Chairman - Raj Group of Companies, Dubai - UAE)

Program on building best team for business and how to expand business.

4. BRAIN STORMING AND DISCUSSION

Get together of KNOT members to discuss about common problems faced by members in business and solutions.

5. SEMINAR – “UNDERSTANDING OF GST” (IN CONTEXT WITH SURAT TEXTILE INDUSTRY)

Speaker: CA Avinash Poddar (Advisor, Advocate, Author)

Seminar conveyed information on new policy of Indian Government on taxation (i.e. GST). Seminar also provided guidance on book keeping & dealing with government office.

6. SEMINAR - “MIND POWER FOR SUCCESS, HEALTH & HAPPINESS IN LIFE”

Speaker: Mr. Amrish Bhatt (Mind & Motivational Trainer & Journalist)

Seminar themed on positive thinking and mindset for succeeding in any area of life.

7. SEMINAR - “SMART USE OF TECHNOLOGY” (AN INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR)

Chief Guest: Dr. R. S. Gandhi (Ex-Director MANTRA, Surat)

Event Chair-persons: Dr. N. N. Mahapatra (Vice President – Colorant Ltd., Ahmedabad), Mr. Sharad Tandon (CEO – Standon Consulting, Mumbai)

Speakers: Mr. Chetan Londhe (Picanol India Pvt. Ltd., Belgium), Mr. Hans Scherpereel (Bonas Textile Machinery, Belgium), Mr. Kiran Pandya (Birla Cellulose, India), Mahesh Maheshwari (Nimbark Fashions Limited, India)

A full day seminar which covered whole weaving industry especially for the entrepreneurs who were willing to work smartly with innovative thoughts on modern weaving machineries. Seminar provided guideline for best use of available facilities in context with Surat textile set-up.

8. SYMPOSIUM – “YOU CAN WIN”

Speaker: Dr. Shashikant Shah (A renowned educationist & literator of Gujarat.)

The theme of symposium was based on Mr. Shiv Khera’s best seller book. The program focused on handling any consequences of business/industry.

9. SEMINAR – “IMPORTANCE OF NETWORKING AND EVALUATION”

Speakers: Mr. Mahendra Kajiwala (Distinguished personality of Surat textiles), Mr. Sharad Tandon (Standon Consulting - Mumbai), Mr. Muzaffar Natalwala & Mr. Meiholbhai Jhaveri (Weave Systems)

Seminar on understanding how to connect people by using technology of social media and evaluating business progress.

10. SYMPOSIUM – “IMPORTANCE OF FINANCE MANAGEMENT IN BUSINESS”

Speakers: Mr. Rajesh Updhyay (Tax Consultant) & Mr. Jatin Naik (Finanace Expert)

The members were briefed about skill of managing finance in business.

11. SYMPOSIUM – “HOW TO GROW RICH”

Speaker: Dr. Nirmal Choraria (A renowned name of Surat in paediatrics)

Symposium on developing vision of how to create wealth.

12. INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP – “INTERNATIONAL MARKETING”

Speakers: Dr. Girish Kazi (Distinguished personality of cardiac medicine) & Mr. Ramesh Shah, Ohio - U.S.A (Consultant – International Marketing)

Workshop on how to use the Internet for marketing of business on international platform.

13. SEMINAR – “WHY ENTREPRENEUR MISS A BUS”

Speakers: Mr. Gaurang Trivedi & Mr. Rajesh Bhavsar (RACE Foundation)

Seminar briefed about identifying opportunities available and how to avoid small mistakes done by SMEs.

14. SEMINAR – “TECHNICAL TEXTILES – A NEW HORIZON”

Speakers from: DORNIER (Germany), RELIANCE INDUSTRIES (Mumbai) & STANDON CONSULTING (Mumbai)

Program themed on creating awareness about newly developing areas of technical textile.