The dates for inaugural edition of Amazing Goa Global Expo & Summit, and Global Tech Summit Goa, were announced recently. Vibrant Goa Foundation had organised the launch programme
on 1st March 2024 at Fortune Miramar.

The Global Tech Summit is a premier event aimed at empowering businesses with the transformative power of technology, ensuring they are future ready and capable of capitalising on new opportunities in today’s rapidly evolving landscape. The Amazing Goa Global Tech Summit will be held from 22nd March – 23rd March 2024 at Kala Academy in Panaji.

The Global Expo and summit has been planned with a new identity of ‘Amazing Goa’ to be held from 8th – 10th November 2024 with the focus on international trade and delegates to be invited from countries such as the USA, UK, Malaysia, UAE, Vietnam, among others.

Minister for Industries, Transport, and Panchayat, Mauvin Godinho; Minister of Tourism, Information Technology, Electronics & Communication, Printing & Stationery – Rohan Khaunte; and Ex-Union Minister & Chairman, Board of Advisors, Global Expo & Summit 2024, Suresh Prabhu graced the launch programme.

Founder Chairman & Mentor, Vibrant Goa Foundation, Nitin Kunkolienkar, Chairman, Vibrant Goa Foundation, Rajkumar Kamat and President, Vibrant Goa Foundation, Arman Bankley, were also present.

Suresh Prabhu said: “The Global Tech Summit 2024 is a great opportunity for businesses to understand the future of technologies and get ready to use it for growth. This event has been organised with finesse, commitment, dedication and vision, which makes it stand out as one of the most exemplary events held in Goa.”

Milind Anvekar presented the plan for the Global Tech Summit. The key highlights to be featured at the Summit are a technology showcase which will display the latest advancements with live demonstrations and interactive exhibits and an innovation hub for attendees to engage with startups and innovators who are disrupting the industry with groundbreaking ideas. Additionally, there will be thought-provoking panel discussions which will allow attendees to gain insights from industry leaders, who will address the most critical challenges and opportunities. Hands-on Workshops on how to harness the power of these technologies have also been arranged.

Rohan Khaunte said: “It is our commitment to foster an environment where innovation thrives. We envision Goa not only as a tourist destination but also as a hub for professionals seeking a harmonious blend of work and lifestyle. Through strategic advancements and forward-thinking policies, we aim to position Goa as a leading destination for the digital workforce, thereby contributing to the state’s economic growth and global recognition.”

Mauvin Godinho said: “Our objective is to encourage businesses to transcend boundaries, fostering growth, and forward-thinking initiatives. The initiatives underway, notably through the platform provided by Vibrant Goa, shows our commitment to demonstrating the feasibility of global trade. With the introduction of the Warehousing and Logistics Policy, our vision is to position Goa as one of the foremost trading hubs within the next decade. This transformative approach aligns with our goal of enhancing economic expertise and establishing Goa as a key player in the global marketplace.”

Anticipated attendees in the Global Tech Summit include a diverse audience of industry leaders, researchers, innovators, government officials, startups and students. The Global Tech Summit will be open to all, states a press release.

A MoU has been signed between Vibrant Goa Foundation and 14 other trade associations in order to work together and support each other for upcoming events.

Following are the trade associations:
President of Goa Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Shrinivas Dempo; Secretary of Goa Small Industries Association, Nitin Dessai; Executive Director of Business Network International, Rajkumar Kamat; Vice-President of Laghu Udyog Bharti, Manoj Patil;
Council Chair of Assocham, Manguirish Pai Raikar; President of Goa Pharma Manufacturer Association, Dr. Pravin Khullar; President of Goa Technology Association, Sujeet Shetty; President of Travel Tourism Association of Goa, Nilesh Shah;
President of CREDAI, Rajesh Sheth;
Chairman of Indian Institution of Interior Design, Sumedh Naik; President of Verna Industries Association, Pradip D’Costa; President of Fire Security Association of India, Ganesh Hegde; Director of Global Chambers of Saraswat Entreprenuers, Pravin Kacode; President of Indian Institute of Engineers, Anwar Khan.


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