Theme of the year - Women Integration, Skills and Entrepreneurship

overview

The Ladies’ Wing of the IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a premier business and professional women’s organization with over 2200 members, consisting of entrepreneurs, managers, professionals and women from leading business houses. What began in 1966 as a forum for creating socio-economic awareness and encouraging the spirit of enterprise is today, a dynamic organization for the empowerment of women.

The activities of the Wing inspire, motivate and encourage women to participate in entrepreneurial activities.

The Wing invites speakers and arranges panel discussions and workshops. Educational and industrial visits are organised by the Wing to give exposure to aspiring entrepreneurs. Business delegations are taken abroad and the Wing also hosts delegations from different countries.

The Wing holds an exhibition cum sale, entitled Call of the Peacock, organised internationally and Women Entrepreneurs held in Mumbai. These exhibitions provide a platform to Indian women entrepreneurs to make a mark in foreign and local markets, with their creative talents and innovative designs. The Wing honours women, by giving various Awards. The IMC Ladies’ Wing Jankidevi Bajaj Puraskar encourages rural entrepreneurship.

The Wing recognizes outstanding contribution by women, in a variety of fields and presents the Woman Achiever of the Year Award every year and the Woman Achiever in the field of banking and finance every alternate year.

Times have changed for enterprising women and the Ladies’ Wing, one of the most dynamic organizations in Western India, is a true reflection of her changing status in the business world.