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CNN International Announces Asia Business Forum, 2017

CNN International (PR Newswire) - 27 January 2017

BANGALORE/PRNewswire/ ---- 200 Business Leaders Will Gather to Assess India's Position in a Turbulent Global Economy  

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.

About CNN International  

CNN's portfolio of news and information services is available in seven different languages across all major TV, digital and mobile platforms reaching more than 425 million households around the globe, including over 77 million across the Asia Pacific region. CNN International is the number one international TV news channel according to all major media surveys across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Asia Pacific region and Latin America and has a US presence which includes CNNgo. CNN Digital is a leading network for online news, mobile news and social media. CNN is at the forefront of digital innovation and continues to invest heavily in expanding its digital global footprint, with a suite of award-winning digital properties and a range of strategic content partnerships, commercialized through a strong data-driven understanding of audience behaviors. Over the years CNN has won multiple prestigious awards around the world for its journalism. CNN has 41 editorial offices and more than 1,100 affiliates worldwide through CNN Newsource. CNN International is part of Turner, a Time Warner company.

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