Dear Sir/Madam,


The flagship event of Calicut Management Association(CMA), the 21st Annual Management Convention(AMC) will be held on 20th and 21st January,2018 at Taj Gateway, Kozhikode. The theme of the convention is “Brick Building Enterprises – Vision to Action”. The  Inaugural Session will be on 20th February,2018 followed by  technical sessions and the Valedictory Session on 21st January,2018.

The Annual Management Convention was inaugurated by Shri. Hari Menon, CEO & Founder – BigBasket.com, the Chief Guest of the evening. Shri. Hrishikesh Nair, CEO – IT Parks, Govt. of Kerala was the Guest of Honor, Shri. Parivesh Chugh, General Manager (R&D), GAIL was the Guest Speaker and the Felicitation was done by Shri. Sanjay Grover, Director-LMA Relations, AIMA and Dr. V K S Menon, Founding President – CMA

Eminent speakers and Guests graced the Lecture Session of the 21st AMC on 21st January 2018. The Keynote Address was by Chief Guest Shri. Hari Menon, CEO & Founder – BigBasket.com on the topic “Marketing & Brand Building: Challenges for Entrepreneurs & Start-ups”.  Shri Subrata Mandal, CIO-Aliaxis Group shared his views and opportunities on “Digital Enterprise Resource Planning Systems for Small & Medium Enterprises”.

Shri. Amandeep Singh, Manager – User Centric Design, Ernst & young spoke about the focus and use of “User Centred Design Concepts for Entrepreneurs & Start-ups”.

Shri, Venkatesh Channaraj, Chief Business Officer – HolidaIQ explained the finance aspects and spoke in detail on the “Entrepreneurial Finance: Managing Finance of Start-Ups & Entrepreneurs”.

Ms. Poornima Mohanachandran, CEO-ekLakshya shared the aspects of “Creating Intellectual Property Rights: Insights to Start-Ups & Entrepreneurs”

Dr. Binu Modoor, Director-BLITZ shared the “HR Challenges for Entrepreneurs: During Start-up and Scaling”.

The Lecture Session concluded with Valedictory Ceremony in the presence of Prof S Balasubramanian, Director, GRG Centre for Advanced Studies, Coimbatore as Chief Guest and Dr. Sujitha Karnad, CEO – NOW (Nurturing Outstanding Women) as the Guest of Honor.

With Warm regards,

K A Ajayan                 K T Thomas                   Anil Balan
President               Chairman- Convention            Secretary
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