Asian business seminar announced

The event is the first in an HSBC supported series called Inspiring Entrepreneurs

An Asian master-class featuring four award-winning UK Asian entrepreneurs sharing their business secrets and how they defied obstacles to build their success is being held in London at the British Library on 25 July.

The Asian Advantage – Discover The Formula For Success discussion panel will include Dinesh Dhamija, the founder, chair and chief executive of the online travel specialists, ebookers; Surinder Arora, the owner and chairman of Arora International Hotels; Sumerah Ahmad, the co-founder and director of the radio station Club Asia, and Lord Bilimoria CBE DL, the founder and chief executive of Cobra Beer.

 

Each discussion will be chaired by Lisa Aziz, award-winning broadcaster and one of the main news anchors on ITV West.

The event is the first in an HSBC supported series called Inspiring Entrepreneurs.

Its 2006 to 2007 programme includes, Ethical Entrepreneurs, which looks at how to run a business with a conscience and Hot off the Press, examining what it takes to become a media mogul. There will also be an evening to coincide with Chinese New Year and an event celebrating successful businesswomen to find out how they used their ingenuity to achieve entrepreneurial success.

Head of business marketing at the British Library Isabel Oswell, said: “As well as offering business insights from some of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs, these events will also introduce attendees to the British Library’s Business & IP Centre – a fantastic, free resource which includes up-to-date information on companies, markets and intellectual property.”

Asian businesses contribute over £20 billion a year to the London economy alone.

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