The Growth Net Annual Meeting 2014
23-25 March 2014, New Delhi, INDIA


The Growth Net is a two and a half day annual event that is likely to rotate among some of the countries of the group. The discussion formats reflect the specific purpose of each session.
– Keynote speeches for policy formulation
– Brainstormings on issues of common concern engaging the participants in a process leading to genuine take-home values
– Business-to-business discussions on projects and opportunities in specific sectors
– Updates/briefings on business issues or national economies, with a focus on implications and opportunities for business
– Debates confronting perspectives on economic, geopolitical and business developments and what they bode for the future
– Panel discussions bringing together different insights to provide participants with an integrated perspective on the topic
– The program allows time and opportunities for participants to network and establish new relationships


WORKSHOP – Meeting the water challenge
WORKSHOP – Trade facilitation
-Our common priorities, concerns… and opportunities
-Reviving Growth: Reversing the Tide
-A view on the global landscape
-Navigating a period of high volatility
-Addressing the policy challenges and creating the business opportunities to narrow the infrastructure gap
-Education: Combining the government and the private sector roles to meet a national priority
-Dealing with the changes in the global security environment
-The new risk management playbook for business in emerging markets-
-What does it take to thrive? Meet the innovative growth champions
-Agribusiness as a growth engine: Producing more And being sustainable
-The ASEAN economic dynamo: Spreading the growth beyond the region
-Investment in the new growth countries: Leveraging the opportunities in a changed landscape
-Will China’s single digit growth strategy work?
-Tackling the global water crisis
-New growth companies: When going global becomes a Must
-Africa: The growth proposition
-Restoring India’s right to growth
-How can business use the Bali Trade Agreement as a lever for growth?
-Dealing with healthcare as a strategic priority for new growth countries
-What prospects for new growth countries? Looking beyond the slowdown
-Concluding remarks: What do we take home?