Case Code : CLINDM015
Publication date : 2006
Subject : Industrial Marketing
Industry : Diversified
Teaching Note : Not Available
Length : 05 Pages
Price : Rs. 100
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Gujarat, International Logistic Ltd., Tata Steel, Reliance Industries Limited, Gujarat Ambuja Exports Ltd, Sintex Industries Ltd., Maersk India Pvt Ltd., Sales promotions, Direct marketing, Public relations, Business Standard, India International Trade Fair, FICCI, CII, FORTUNE 500 companies, Web based communications, Virtual exhibition portal, Economic Times, Promotional campaigns, Indian Trade Promotion Organization, Global Investor's Summit, Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Public relations, Trade show, Virtual exhibition portal, Promotional campaign.
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The caselet examines the various promotional tools adopted by the Gujarat Government to promote the state in national and international forums as an ideal investment destination. It also describes the efforts of the government to position the state as an investor friendly destination.
In order to showcase the industrial growth and infrastructural facilities available in Gujarat and solicit further investment from Indian and international investors, the Gujarat government undertook several initiatives. The state government aggressively promoted the state in national and international forums.
In November 2005, the state government sent a high level industrial development team led by the Minister of State for Industries Anilbhai Patel to Kolkata. The team included officials of the state industry department and state corporations. The team interacted with representatives of industrial houses and independent businessmen to highlight Gujarat's attractiveness as an investment destination...
Questions for Discussion:
1. Discuss the various promotional activities taken up by the Gujarat government to attract investments into the state.
2. Trade shows and fairs are an important promotional tool for industrial marketers (in this case the Gujarat government). What measures were taken by the state to ensure the success of the “Vibrant Gujarat, Global Investor's Summit”?