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Harsh Mariwala's ASCENT Foundation to Host the Third Edition of ASCENT Conclave - the Biggest Confluence of Thought Leaders and Entrepreneurs
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MUMBAI, November 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

ASCENT Conclave 2018 is a flagship event of ASCENT Foundation, which brings together India's most inspiring Business Leaders, Industrialists and Innovative Entrepreneurs on one platform  

ASCENT Foundation, a not-for-profit, peer-to-peer learning platform for entrepreneurs founded by Harsh Mariwala (Chairman,  Marico Ltd.), is hosting its third edition of ASCENT Conclave, scheduled on  Thursday, November 22, 2018  at St. Regis,  Mumbai. This year's theme,  'Beyond the Conversation', will focus on ways to enhance the holistic development of an entrepreneur in order to spur their professional growth.

Held annually, the ASCENT Conclave brings together an eclectic set of established business leaders under a single roof for a day-long interactive engagement program. The Conclave has been unique for its curated sessions of these 'Thought Leaders' sharing their entrepreneurial ideas, struggles, journeys and insights. The Conclave also serves as a networking platform for over 500 like-minded entrepreneurs to engage and collaborate with some of India's leading industry experts.

The year's event will bring together eminent leaders such as Harsh Mariwala (Founder - ASCENT Foundation and Chairman  Marico Ltd.),  Rajiv Bajaj (MD - Bajaj Auto), Kishore Biyani (Group CEO - Future Group and Managing Director - Pantaloon Retail), Karan Johar (Managing Director - Dharma Productions), Sangita Reddy (Joint Managing Director - Apollo Hospitals Group), Ananth Narayanan (CEO - Myntra and Jabong), PC Musthafa (CEO and Co-founder - iD Fresh Food), Lavanya Nalli (Vice-Chairperson - Nalli Silk Sarees Pvt. Ltd.), Milind Soman (Director - Maximus MICE & Media Solutions), Harshwardhan Zala, (Founder & CEO - Aerobotics7), Nicolas Dumoulin (Managing Director - Michael Page India) and Gauranga Das (ISKCON Monk) who will come together to share their journeys - hits and misses and how they have focused on personal development for their professional growth. This year, IIFL Wealth Management Ltd. has collaborated with ASCENT Foundation as the Lead Partner at ASCENT Conclave 2018.

The Conclave will also include different session formats that will be moderated by  Govindraj Ethiraj (Director - Ping Digital Broadcast & IndiaSpend),  Menaka Doshi (Managing Editor - BloombergQuint), Prabir Jha (President and Global Chief People Officer - Cipla Inc.) and Malishka Mendonsa (Radio Jockey - RED FM). The Conclave will also host a special YourStory Panel moderated by Shradha Sharma (Founder & CEO - YourStory) to capture the entrepreneurial journeys of young child prodigy Harshwardhan Zala, (Founder & CEO - Aerobotics7), Milind Soman (Director - Maximus MICE & Media Solutions) and Gauranga Das (ISKCON Monk).

The event will include a keynote speech by  Rajiv Bajaj, who will elucidate on how, based on his own journey, entrepreneurs can leapfrog towards building billion-dollar enterprises. Entrepreneurs will also gain valuable insights from the unique session formats on various themes such as the importance of brand building, scaling of businesses amidst challenges, people management and working towards effective leadership.  For entrepreneurs who wish to purchase passes to attend the Conclave or to know more, please visit: http://www.ascentfoundation.in/conclave2018/.

Harsh Mariwala, Founder, ASCENT Foundation and Chairman,  Marico Ltd. says,  "The third edition of the ASCENT Conclave promises to be bigger and better. While keeping with the spirit of celebrating entrepreneurship, this year, we want to highlight the importance of holistic development. The Conclave will gather Thought Leaders and innovators from various walks of life with conversations which will empower, inspire and add immense value to entrepreneurial excellence."

Sandeep Jethwani, Managing Partner, IIFL Wealth Management Ltd. added,  "We are pleased to be associated with the ASCENT Conclave 2018. This confluence of thought leaders will bring to the fore real-life experiences in the space of innovation, business, entrepreneurship and investments. In less than a decade, IIFL Wealth has catapulted itself from an early stage entrepreneurial venture, into a leading wealth and asset management firm and we understand the needs and aspirations of entrepreneurs. We look forward to partnering with the ASCENT Foundation in this meeting of great minds and look to engage with participants 'Beyond the Conversation'."

The previous ASCENT Conclave has witnessed marquee business leaders inspire and encourage growth-ready entrepreneurs. The past Conclaves include speakers such as Sajjan Jindal (Chairman - JSW Group),  Uday Kotak  (Executive Vice-Chairman & Managing Director - Kotak Mahindra Bank), Ronnie Screwvala (Founder - Unilazer Ventures and Swades Foundation),  Vijay Shekhar Sharma  (Founder - PayTM), Sandeep Singhal  (Co-founder - Nexus Venture Partners),  Ameera Shah  (Managing Director, Metropolis Healthcare Ltd),  Kunwer Sachdev  (Managing Director and Founder - Su-Kam),  Siddharth Roy Kapur (Erstwhile Managing Director - The Walt Disney Company India, Current President - Film and Television Producers Guild of  India),  Tanmay Bhat  (Co-Founder - All India Bakchod),  Vineet Rai (Co-Founder and Chairman - Aavishkaar and Intellecap Group),Falguni Nayar  (Founder - Nykaa),  Ashish Hemrajani  (CEO - BookMyShow),  Neeraj Kakkar  (CEO -  Hector Beverages) and Prasoon Joshi (CEO - McCann World Group India and Chairman - McCann Asia Pacific) amongst many others.

About ASCENT:

ASCENT is a not-for-profit expression of Harsh Mariwala (Chairman -  Marico Ltd. and Founder - ASCENT Foundation) and his passion to identify high-potential growth-ready entrepreneurs and enable them to grow their enterprise. Launched in 2012, ASCENT is designed as a unique, powerful peer-to-peer platform that leverages the 'power of collective' through self-facilitated Trust Groups and enables entrepreneurs to share and exchange experiences, ideas, insights and create a healthy ecosystem to learn from each other. Additionally, ASCENT provides peripheral access to relevant growth enablers like service providers, investors and banks, industry role models and domain experts. ASCENT has selected over 400 entrepreneurs as members (from more than 1300 applications received) who are part of 34 operational Trust Groups in Mumbai and Chennai. The platform consists of a diverse range of entrepreneurs with a 50-50 split between Manufacturing and Services Industries; 44% Family Businesses; 10% Women Entrepreneurs and in all about 65+ diverse industries represented. The aggregate annual revenue of the ASCENT members is more than Rs. 18,000 crores with individual member turnover ranging from Rs. 1 crore to Rs. 2000+ crores.  For more details please visit:  http://www.ascentfoundation.in/.

Media Contacts:
Bhakti Dalal,
BDCC,
bhakti@bdcc.in
+91-9819118807

Shivani Divecha
shivani@ascentfoundation.in
+91-9821879331
Manager ASCENT
ASCENT Foundation


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