CNN International today unveiled details of its second Asia Business Forum, a special event to be held in Bengaluru, India, on Monday, February 13, 2017.

This invitation-only event brings together key business leaders and thought influencers to assess India’s position in a tumultuous global economy.

Delegates will explore new ideas, innovations, and technologies that will shape India’s economic future. Sessions include:

  • India at 30,000 Feet – Exploring the world’s fastest growing aviation industry
  • Digitizing India – How technology is transforming the world’s biggest democracy

Richard Quest, CNNMoney Editor-at-Large and anchor of Quest Means Business and  Kristie Lu Stout, CNN News Stream anchor will lead discussions with star speakers including EkStep Chairman and Infosys co-founder  Nandan Nilekani, Air Vistara CEO  Phee Teik Yeoh, Spicejet Chairman & Managing Director  Ajay Singh, JetSetGo Co-Founder and CEO  Kanika Tekriwal,  and viral YouTube star  ‘Rickshawalli’.

The forum coincides with the start of the Indian government’s ‘Make in India Conference’ in Bengaluru.

Ellana Lee, Senior Vice President and Managing Editor CNN International  said, “We’re delighted to return to India for the second Asia Business Forum. It promises to be a stimulating evening of  thought-provoking discussions around the Indian economy which shines as a bright spot in the global economic scenario.”

Sunita Rajan, Senior Vice President CNN International Advertising Sales Asia Pacific said, “CNN has led the industry in the way we produce and deliver news on multiple platforms and how we combine content, data, audiences, events and creativity in our work with commercial partners. Building on the tremendous success in 2016, the CNN Asia Business Forum 2017 will once again provide an exclusive platform for leaders across the region to come together in the heart of India’s Silicon Valley in Bengaluru.”

A detailed breakdown of sessions and speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

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