Women’s Business Mela begins in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar: India’s First Women’s Business Mela organized by the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Women’s Entrepreneurship Council (IWEC) was inaugurated by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday at Janata Maidan.
The mela is completely dedicated to women entrepreneurs in which several successful women entrepreneurs of Odisha are participating. Over 150 stalls are set up by women-led businesses. A full-fledged food festival is also being organised, featuring over 34 unique food stalls. Kids’ play area, selfie zones, activity zones, Ollywood night, fashion show, IWEC Awards, and cultural and musical performances are all part of the event.
The event features daily business seminars that are highly informative for women entrepreneurs.
Bollywood Celebrities Arjun Rampal and Imtiaz Ali, motivational speaker Gauranga Das, lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho, fitness expert Samir Purohit are some of the key speakers at the event. Several business leaders, policymakers, influencers from various fields, financial institutions, and MSME departments will take part in the event.
The event will continue till 8 May.