12th April, 2017
All Active Members, 
Dear Members
Greetings from IATO!
Attached please find the information about CII Global Exhibition on Services which is being organized in partnership with IATO from 17-20 April, 2017 at India Expo Center & Mart, Greater Noida.
Members who are interested to join the event and join Special Plenary Session on GES on 17th April, 2017 (there are limited seats).  Need prior registration.
It is requested that the registration form be completed in all respect and confirmation given to CII the organizers directly as per contact person mentioned in the form.
This may kindly be treated as urgent.
Thanking you,
Gour Kanjilal
Executive Director

From: Aryan Sahni 
Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 3:28 PM
Subject: Invitation : Ribbon Cutting & Special Plenary Session of Global Exhibition on Services (GES) : 17 April : Greater Noida 
GES Ribbon Cutting & Special Plenary Session 
1200 hrs : 17 April 2017, India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater NOIDA
Guests of Honour :
Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Minister of State (IC), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, GoI 
Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (IC), Ministry of Tourism, GoI  
We are pleased to inform you that Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) are organizing the 3rd Edition of the Global Exhibition on Services scheduled to be held between 17th April to 20th April 2017 at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida, India.  This endeavour will build on the resounding success of the 2nd edition of the GES held in April 2016. GES has emerged as an apt platform to showcase Indian capabilities in the service space.
This year, GES 2017 will focus on sectors like Information Technology and Telecom, Tourism & Hospitality, Media & Entertainment, Healthcare, Logistics, Environmental Services, Facility Management, Exhibition & Event Services, Professional Services, Education, Banking & Financial Services, Skills, Next Gen Cities, Energy Services, Space, Start Ups / SME in Services & Wellness and in addition new areas like Retail & E-Commerce, Railways and Sports Services.
The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and the Special Plenary Session on GES 2017 will be joined and addressed by  Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, GoI, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Tourism, GoI and Hon’ble Chief Ministers of few select States and dignitaries and senior government officials representing both Central and State Governments.   The programme for the day would be :
1130 hrs                      : Registration / Arrival of Guests 
1200 hrs                      : Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of GES 2017  
1230 – 1400 hrs          : Special Plenary Session with Hon’ble Minister of Commerce & Industry, GoI, Minister of Tourism, GoI and CMs of Select States  
I am writing to extend our cordial invitation to you and that of your Association Members to join us at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Special Plenary Session of GES scheduled for 17th April 2017 at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida.   Since there is a limited capacity to accommodate delegates and invitees, we would request you to kindly confirm your presence and participation at this important plenary session per return mail, using the attached reply form.  
Request you to kindly circulate this mail among your membership and we will be glad to host your members at GES.  Prior registration is a must, hence request you to kindly ensure that they send us the names in advance as per the attached reply form.
We look forward to your confirmation and welcoming you at the GES 2017.
Warm regards,
Aryan Sahni