“SPARKLE - 2011” GEM & JEWELLERY FESTIVAL
Event Profile Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit or VGGIS is a biennial summit organized by Gujarat government to attract foreign investment for development of Gujarat. Based on the theme–Gujarat Going Global and aimed at bringing together business leaders, investors, corporations, thought leaders, policy and opinion makers; the summit served as a perfect platform to understand and explore business opportunities with the State of Gujarat. First VGGSIS started in 2003 and 4th VGGIS completed during 12-13 January, 2009. Vibrant Gujarat 2011- the 5th Summit aims to facilitate investment alliances for the participating countries. The biennial Summit will be the ideal platform to discuss and deliberate business opportunities in the new age world. The Summit, attended by leading global economies and a galaxy of international fora of business, policy makers, business and political delegations will host extensive B2B interactions, mega exhibition, spectral seminars and conventions, will provide a very friendly ambience to the business community SPARKLE 2011, The Gem and Jewellery Festival is part of the Vibrant Gujarat program and a prelude to the main vibrant Gujarat event. Organised from 6th to 9th January 2011 this will be the 3rd edition of SPARKLE organised by The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Surat. Surat is considered to be the financial capital and the growth engine of Gujarat. With an average GDP of over 11.5% for 8 continuous years, Surat has lived up to the expectation of the nation through the entrepreneurial skill of its people. The Diamond Industry is one of the major industry of Surat and accounts for a turn over of above Rs. 80 thousand crore annually. Surat is the worlds diamond manufacturing hub, since 8 out of the 10 diamonds processed in the world are processed in Surat. With the regular organizing of SPARKLE Surat is destined to be the next diamond jewellery manufacturing hub.