Tapan Chowdhury, managing director of Square Pharmaceuticals; Rabbur Reza, chief operating officer of Beximco Pharma; Animesh Kundu, managing director of Otobi; Humaun Rashid, chief executive officer of Energypac; Mahboob Zaman, president of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Serivices; Shariful Islam, founder of Bangladesh Brand Forum (BBF), pose at a press meet at Dhaka Sheraton Hotel recently to announce Meet Bangladesh, an event to be organised by BBF. Zafar Sobhan, media consultant of the conference; Prof Syed Ferhat Anwar, chief adviser to BBF, and Ifty Islam, managing partner of AT Capital, are also seen. The conference will be held in London. Photo: BRAND FORUM
Bangladesh Brand Forum is going to organise a two-day event in London to highlight Bangladesh's business potentials and improve its image globally.
The programme, Meet Bangladesh-Asia's Next Big Opportunity, will take place at Queen Elizabeth II convention centre on November 26-27.
The event is designed to focus on the low volatility and consistent growth of Bangladesh in the past decade amid political instability and natural disasters, the organiser said in a statement.
The event consists of a business conference, a business show and an art exhibition.
At the conference, the British and the Bangladesh origin Britons will interact with the entrepreneurs and business leaders of different sectors including energy, power, ICT, pharmaceuticals, ceramics and capital market from Bangladesh.
The country's economy, business, art and culture, heritage and tourism will be highlighted at the show.
The art exhibition will showcase the contemporary art works of Bangladeshi artist Nazia Andaleeb Preema.
Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS), Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh (REHAB) and AT Capital from Bangladesh are supporting the show with London Chamber of Commerce and Industries and some other organisations.
Beximco and Square are the platinum sponsors.
Bangladesh Brand Forum has recently arranged a press conference at Dhaka Sheraton Hotel to announce the schedule of the event.
Tapan Chowdhury, managing director of Square Pharmaceuticals, and Shariful Islam, founder of Bangladesh Brand Forum, attended the press meet.