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CEO FORUM - May 2021

Together We Stand!




08.00hrs - 10.00hrs


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The Second meeting of the CEO FORUM 2021-22 was held virtually on the 14th of May, 2021 due to the Lockdown in place.

Prof. Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury was the Guest Speaker at this session and he spoke on the topic “We Stand Together.”

The meeting began with a Welcome Address by Mr. K. Harikumar, the President of the Cochin Chamber. Mr. Harikumar welcomed all the CEOs and gave a brief introduction of Prof. Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury.

Dr. Choudhury, in his opening statement, said that “it is during the difficult times that we get stronger." He emphasized on the importance of the topic chosen for the session and how important it is for the Chamber Members, their families and Business as a whole to be there for each other like a large family during these testing times. Prof. Dr. Choudhury recalled how joint families work and the unity embedded in such families. He said that these are the lines and concepts we need to follow and to take inspiration from these days.

Throughout his talk, he gave several instances supporting his thoughts and ideas.

Prof. Dr. Choudhury’s brief presentation was around the 3 main points to design the thinking process for the way forward for Business; Inspiration, Ideation and Implementation.

Dr. Choudhury was kind enough to respond to several questions, the members of the CEO FORUM had raised.

 Ms. Kavita Thiba, Head-Institutional Sales,  Club Mahindra Holidays representing the CEO Forum Sponsor gave a quick presentation on the Corporate Membership that Business Leaders could consider once Hospitality Industry finds its revival post the pandemic.

Mr. P.M. Veeramani, the Vice-President of the Chamber wrapped up the session with a Vote of Thanks