(MENAFN Editorial) Forbes Middle East is preparing to host its Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World event to celebrate the drive and passion of the top Indian business leaders in the region.
The prestigious event will include a glamorous gala dinner and awards ceremony on May 13, 2014 in the Godolphin Ballroom, Jumeirah Emirates Towers.
Building on last year's successful event which centered on Forbes Middle East's groundbreaking ranking of prominent Indian business figures in the UAE, the pioneering publication has extended its reach to reveal the Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World. Many of the stellar professionals featured in this year's ranking will gather at the long-awaited celebration on Tuesday this week.
With 170 individuals making it onto the list, the ranking celebrates the impressive diversity of the achievements of India's top movers and shakers in the Middle East business world. The Top Indian Leaders list is compiled after extensive and detailed research into Indian businesspeople residing or operating a business in the region.
Commenting on the upcoming occasion, Mrs. Khuloud Al Omian, Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Middle East and Vice-President of Arab Publisher House, said: "Forbes Middle East is delighted to once again present its Top Indian Leaders ranking, this year encompassing the entire Arab world. The corresponding event is an opportunity for us to celebrate the diversity and business acumen of the region's top Indian business leaders and we look forward to seeing some familiar faces and welcoming some new ones."
Explaining how this event falls within Forbes Middle East's broader ambitions, Mrs. Al Omian explained: "The Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World publication and the celebrations that accompany it are part of our vision to encourage business success across the full spectrum of sectors, industries and demographic groups in the region."
Bank Julius Baer counts as Forbes Middle East's headlining partner for this event. Speaking about the bank's active role in making the special evening possible, Boris Collardi, CEO of Julius Baer Group, comments:
"We are honored to be associated with Forbes Middle East for the second consecutive year in bringing together leading luminaries within the Indian business community in the Arab world. As we recognize their achievements and importantly their commitment to the region's development through the businesses they lead, we hope our close association with the local community and partnership can aid in making the Arab world a leading business destination."
Forbes Middle East is also partnering with a number of other leading companies. Preferred partners include Dubai One, Eurostar, Emirates, Zee TV Cinema, Confiserie Sprngli, Montegrappa Italia and Tarteeb Media.
In attendance at the special event will be guest of honor, His Excellency T.P. Seetharam, Ambassador of India to the UAE. Other notable guests will include Yusuffali MA, Founder & Managing Director, LuLu Group International; BR Shetty, Founder, New Medical Centre and PNC Menon, Founder and Chairman, Sobha Group.