Connect Asia - Epicentre of Next Generation Growth


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Established in 1996, Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management, India is the first business school in South Asia committed to develop world class telecom business leaders who can handle the ever changing technology and the business scenario effectively at all levels of corporate ladder and we have been organizing National Telecom Seminar since the year of institute’s inception.

National Telecom Seminar is now a well known brand in telecom fraternity and industry at large in India. It gives me immense pleasure to announce that this year we are taking it to next level. SITM presents:

Communiqué 09 - I Asian Telecom Seminar

Theme - Connect Asia: Epicentre of next generation growth

Communiqué '09 would be a platform where we would gather the stakeholders of the Telecom industry across the emerging markets of Asia to discuss the upcoming trends and issues confronting them.

Opportunities would be immense in terms of networking with Cellular Service Providers, Vendors, ISP’s, Handset Manufacturers, Financial Firms, Consultants, Infrastructure providers, Content providers and many more.

What differentiate us from other events?
Highlighting few differentiating features-

Pre event
• Corporate Interaction Programme (CIP) – 250 students of our college cover around 1200 companies across India to promote the seminar and products and services of our sponsors.
• Print Ads are published on various National Dailies like Business Standard, magazines like Business World, Business India, Telecom magazines like Voice and Data,, Telecom Live.
• Invitation to sponsor’s present and prospective clients.
• Logo on shirts worn by students during CIP.

During Event
• Visual Advertisements in between sessions and during lunch to showcase sponsor’s products and services.
• Stall Space at venue.

Post Event
• Full page advertisement in souvenir that is again presented to around 1200 companies across India.
• Advertising Space in Media Coverage

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Connect Asia - Epicentre of Next Generation Growth

  1. 1. Present to you…
  2. 2. The Evolution…
  3. 3. About SITM • Established in 1996. • SITM, the first Telecom B-School in South Asia. • Committed to develop world class Telecom Business leaders. • Who can handle the ever-changing Technology and the Business Scenario effectively. • Since its year of inception, SITM has been organizing the National Telecom Seminar. • With the finest minds of telecom industry, the seminar addresses contemporary issues and trends.
  4. 4. NTS – ‘THE FACE OF SITM’’ • It has been a flagship event of SITM for past 12 years. • It has been commended by industry at large. • Be it the themes and topics contemporary to relevant time period • Or high profile speakers or media coverage. • It has now become a brand along with Communiqué that is well recognized in industry.
  5. 5. The Success Story: At Glance!
  6. 6. Mr A.V Gokak, DoT, Dr. Shakeel Ahmed, Union Minister Dr S.B Majumdar with the guests The Chief Guest for Communications and IT Mr. Pratik Pota, Bharti Cellular Mr Amitabh Singhal, ISPAI, Mr. Prithipal Singh, BSNL Limited Chief Guest-2000
  7. 7. Mr. Krishna Kumar Jawandhia, Col. Naresh Gupta, HUTCH Release of Prevision ‘07 India Ltd Mr Virender Kapoor, Mr B.D. Khurana, Dr. S.B. Mujumdar (left to right) in the Panel Discussion: Mr. S.C.Khanna, AUSPI lamp lighting session Strategies for Business Excellence
  8. 8. Communiqué 07 XI National Telecom Seminar • 500 students • 200 corporate delegates • 43 speakers • TV Coverage and Ads • Radio Ads • and One Platform
  9. 9. LAMP LIGHTING CEREMONY Mr Sanjiv Mital (Vice Chairman, Bharti Telesoft), Mr Sanjiv Mital Mr Rupinder Goel, CIO Airtel Mr Vikram Tiwathia (CIO, CII), (Vice Chairman, Bharti Telesoft) Mr Virendra Kapoor (Director SITM) Mr Rajnish, Mr Srinivas Addepalli Prevision 09 Head Microsoft Advertising (Sr. VP Corporate Strategy, Tata Communication)
  10. 10. Panel Discussion: Managing Business Convergence Mr Rupinder Goel, CIO Airtel, Mr Jai Maroo, Director, Shemaroo Entertainement Mr Viren Popli (Sr VP & Head Mobile & Entertainment, Star India), Mr Anupam Goswami (Group Editor Business India), Mr Manesh Patel (Partner-Risk Advisory services, Ernst and Young), Mr Vishal Gondal (CEO Indiagames), Mr R.L Dubey (Ex-Director BSNL)
  11. 11. Panel Discussion: Is Content or Distribution the King? Mr Vikram Shanbag (VP Bharti Telesoft), Mr Krishna Kumar (Manager Subsidiary product & marketing), Mr Nitish Mittersain (CEO Nazara Technologies), Mr Vikram Tiwathia (CIO, CII) Mr Neville Taraporewalla (Founder CEO, Publicitas Digital), Mrs Sujata Dev(Founder CEO Times Broadband), Mr S.S Tripathy (Head Project, SOTL)
  12. 12. Panel Discussion: Who will win in Convergence? Media Houses vs. Telecom Conglomerates Mr Prakash Ranjalkar (COO, GTL Infrastructure), Mr Mrutunjaya Hiremath (Industry leader IBM),Mr Nitin Bansal (VP Technologies One97) ,Mr Vikram Tiwathia (CIO, CII), Mr Manish Kumar (Head marketing Idea Cellular), Mr Samir Bangara (COO Indiagames), Mr Ramesh Iyer (VP- Operations TTML), Mr Shrirang Bapat (VP Development Amdocs)
  13. 13. So, What Next?
  14. 14. “Change is universal… Change is permanent… Be ever willing to change… For change always leads you to success and happiness.” “Be alert for the first sign of change Anticipate change when things are going right Always look at the opportunity that change presents.” because “Change is the only thing that will never change So better adapt to it.”
  15. 15. The only change that came to our mind: Lets not conduct NTS ! Taking a leap forward in our pursuit We are replacing it with ATS! ASIAN TELECOM SEMINAR
  16. 16. Why ATS? • Provide a platform to discuss issues concerning whole Asia Pacific region. • Invite telecom operators from abroad especially those who are eying India as greener pasture. • Opportunity for Indian players to learn from their experience. • Discuss how the economies of countries are favourable for operators. • It will provide networking opportunities for building and strengthening corporate relations.
  17. 17. Some issues confronting Asian Telecom: • Driving 3G or Go Beyond! • Dynamics of telecom during slowdown. • ICT at BOP – Where lies the Buck? • VAS – Bypassing Operators! • Telecom – Going Green! • Political Economy of Telecom in Asia • Incumbents vs. Operators! • Mobile Social Networking • Some Country specific Case Studies…
  18. 18. And what's the plan well its definitely going to be bigger and better… And bigger opportunities for the corporate to participate as: As a Sponsor • Platinum • Gold • Silver • Session and many more… •As a Media partner •As a Delegate •As a Support Association •And many new opportunities coming your way
  19. 19. With foreign players entering India & Indian players going abroad, it becomes more relevant to discuss telecom issues with an Asian perspective….
  20. 20. So, lets come together and be part of this revolutionary transformation at SITM! To participate contact: Seminar Committee +91-9921093764, 020-39116196 Designed by The Design Cell of SITM