Corporate Bazaar kicks off
A three-day exhibition of corporate houses began at Bangladesh-China Friendship Conference Centre in Dhaka yesterday in a bid to improve corporate culture and professionalism in the country.
The third version of the show styled 'Corporate Bazaar-2008' has also created a platform to provide corporate solutions for local and multinational business houses.
“Practising professionalism is a must for improving the economy of a country like Bangladesh with a huge population,” said Syed Farhad Ahmed, managing director of aamra networks, at the opening ceremony.
aamra networks, formerly known as Texas Groups and Global Online Services, is the organiser of the show and is engaged in textile, ICT and lifestyle business.
Syed Farukh Ahmed, chairman of the company, inaugurated the event, while Russell T Ahmed, convener of the executive committee of the fair, was also present.
The objectives of the exhibition are to create more job opportunities through outsourcing business in local IT sector and encourage new entrepreneurs, said Farukh Ahmed.
This year thirty-three corporate houses including the country's leading mobile and land phone companies, banks, a hospital, office equipment manufacturers and distributors, and an electronics firm are taking part in the exhibition to showcase their corporate products and services.
However, the number of participants was 49 last year.
On the sidelines of the show, three seminars will be organised on information and communication technology, increasing revenue from RMG sector, and branding.
Businesspeople and students of business have free access to the fair, which will remain open from 10am to 8pm for corporate visitors and business students.