'A.R. Rahman Encore' to set tone for global entrepreneurship summit

ANI | Updated: Nov 11, 2017 20:29 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov 11 (ANI): After a hiatus of over half a decade, music maestro A.R. Rahman will be embarking on his massive stadium tour spanning across four cities that will celebrate his 25 year journey.

Adding an element of prestige, A. R. Rahman ENCORE- The Concert, which will kickstart in the City Of Pearls at Gachibowli Stadium on November 26 will now be the official opening night for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit that will take place between November 28-30 at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre.

The eighth edition of the annual summit, which will highlight the theme Women First, Prosperity for All, and will focus on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally, will have the Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump headline the United States delegation to the Summit and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will headline the India delegation to the Summit.

GES is the preeminent annual entrepreneurship gathering that convenes emerging entrepreneurs, investors and supporters from around the world. GES 2017 will create an environment that empowers innovators, particularly women, to take their ideas to the next level.

Through two and a half days of networking, mentoring, and workshops, GES empowers entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas, build partnerships, secure funding, innovate, and find their target customers -- creating new goods and services that will transform societies.

In the past, the Oscar winning music composer has lent his support to women empowerment. The track 'Laadli' scripted by Kapil Sibal and shot by Bejoy Nambiar, which marked Rahman's reunion with Lata Mangehkar after seven years was a salute to the strength of a woman in 2014. (ANI)