The AIAI acts as a catalyst for industrial growth and investment promotion. It represents its members effectively on various national and regional level panels and also with financial institutions on economic, trade and fiscal issues.
Our activities includes organizing seminars, workshops, trade fairs, business meetings, trade delegations, economic and business forum to provide information and promote domestic and international trade, investment and technology transfers through networking.
The AIAI also has the privilege to host business meetings with International dignitaries, Senior Government Officials, acclaimed economists, bankers and high ranking business delegations from overseas and have also led delegations for market surveys and trade and investment promotions to various countries.
AIAI has signed over 305 agreements for co-operation with International Trade Promotion bodies and Chambers of Commerce from over 50 countries. This highlights our mission to promote international trade, enhance exchange of trade related information and trade delegations, foster joint ventures and technological alliances and thus contribute towards the process of globalization.
The Association constantly endeavours to promote large, medium and small scale industries involved in almost all major manufacturing and service sectors like engineering, textiles, chemicals, education, hospitality, health, IT, pharmaceuticals, metals, rubber, sugar, plastics and paper.
AIAI organizes various international business and trade related events which are held annually. Some of them are Technology and ITM Expo, International events such as Global Vendor programme, China Product Fair and Expo, Indfair, Autofair ,Marine exhibitions, and the annual flagship event Global Economic Summit(www.globalsummit2013.com).
AIAI initiated the Young Entrepreneurs’ Society (YES) in 2001 to promote and groom young individuals with entrepreneurial drive. It has instituted the Young Entrepreneurs’ Achievement Awards for budding business people across various industries.
AIAI is associated with the Indian Council of Foreign Trade to explore overseas markets for products of Indian origin. With Poland being strategically located in Europe, the Association also initiated the Indo-Polish Chamber of Commerce to facilitate bilateral trade, investment, joint venture, technology transfer and related international exchanges between India and the EU.
AIAI has also established the Russia India Trade House Mumbai in association with the World Trade Centre, Mumbai and with the support of the Consulate General & the Embassy of the Russian Federation.
AIAI is affiliated to UNCTAD and represents the WTO ministerial meeting in Singapore, Geneva, Seattle and Oman. It participates in the WTO Annual Public Forum Meetings held every September in Geneva.
AIAI also represents employees at ILO Geneva as an advisor and is a part of the Government of India delegation.