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WASME Celebrates Excellence at World MSME Business Summit 2023

New Delhi: The World Association for Small and Medium Enterprises (WASME) recently hosted the prestigious World MSME Business Summit 2023, an event that brought together leaders, visionaries, and innovators from across the globe. The summit, was held at the auditorium, Scope Convention Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, on Friday, 15th September 2023, centered around the theme, "Empowering MSMEs: Navigating Opportunities, Overcoming Challenges, and Celebrating Success." It provided a vital platform for the exchange of ideas, exploration of policy reforms, and recognition of excellence within the MSME sector.

The event began with a warm welcome from Dr. Sanjiv Layek, Executive Secretary of WASME, who extended his heartfelt greetings to all dignitaries and delegates present. Dr. Layek's words highlighted the significance of the MSME sector in today's rapidly evolving business landscape. The summit featured a distinguished array of Guests of Honour, including ambassadors and prominent personalities from various countries and sectors. The esteemed guests included H.E. Ms. Lalatiana Accouche, High Commissioner, Embassy of Seychelles; H.E. Alejandro Simancas Marin, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Cuba; and Mr. Rajesh Maheshwari, CEO of NABCB, Quality Council of India (QCI), New Delhi.

The highlight of the summit was the “Knightwood Award – Felicitation Ceremony for Your Excellencies” which recognized the outstanding contributions of esteemed dignitaries. The awardees included H.E. Mrs. Katharina Wieser, Ambassador, Embassy of Austria; H.E. Mr. Claudio Ansorena Montero, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Costa Rica; H.E. Ms. Jacqueline MUKANGIRA, High Commissioner, Republic of Rwanda; H.E. Ms. Yasiel Burillo, Ambassador and Consul General, Embassy of Panama; H.E. Mr. Demeke Atnafu Ambulo, Ambassador, Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia; H. E. Mrs. Dillah Lucienne, Ambassador, Embassy of Chad; H.E. Ms. Lalatiana Accouche, High Commissioner, Embassy of Seychelles; H.E. Mrs. Joséphine Patricia Ntyam-ehya, Chargé d’Affairs a.i, Embassy of Gabon; H.E. Mr. Yawo Edem AKPEMADO, Chargé d'affaires, Embassy of the Togolese Republic; H.E. Deliwe Mumbi, Acting High Commissioner, Zambia High Commission; and H.E. Alejandro Simancas Marin, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Cuba.

Additionally, the summit featured significant announcements from WASME, including the unveiling of the 27th ICSME 2023 in Dubai, UAE, serving as an international stage for networking and collaboration, furthering global MSME development. Another notable announcement highlighted the economic potential of Rwanda as "The Gateway for Africa, Europe, and Asia," showcasing opportunities for international collaborations in the region.  


The event concluded with the “World MSME Business Awards 2023 Felicitation Ceremony for Achievers,” honoring about 80 exemplary individuals and organizations. Furthermore, a special address on “How IVF Industry is evolving and its Future in India” by Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, a respected authority in the field, and a book launch ceremony for “Nano Delights: Unveiling the Vibrant World of Delhi's Street Food Vendors in 'Sizzling Streets' authored by Mr. Rony Banerjee from Advisor at E & Y, added depth to the summit.

The list of Awardees: 


Vedic Cosmeceuticals Pvt. Ltd.- Best Contract Manufacturer of Beauty & Personal Care


Marg ERP Limited- Best ERP Solution for Digital Transformation


Supreme Woods- Best Teak Wood Furniture Manufacturers in India


JCS Projects Pvt. Ltd. - Leading Innovative Company in Education Industry


Outsource Pro India Pvt. Ltd. - Company of The Year for Managed Outsourcing Services


Advance Fertility and Gynaecology Centre- Leading IVF Centre In India


Dr. Siddharth Bhattacharya, Sr HR Leader, Comcast Corporation- HR Leader of the Year


eassyserve- Innovative E- commerce Company of The Year


Aspen Hospitality- Leading Resort Chain of The Year


TalBrum- Best Emerging Company in HR Tech Industry


VueNow Infotech Pvt. Ltd.- Fastest Growing Edge Data Centre Company


Vision Sports Reconnect Pvt. Ltd.- Best Sports Management Company


Mudit Dadhich, Director, Markmybrand- Pioneering Start-Up Legal Professional of The Year


Adhyyan Books- Fastest Growing Publishing House Of 2023


Dawan Group- Leading Company in The Foreign Trade Industry


WP Event Manager- Fastest Growing WordPress Product Company


Tech Jobs Fair- Global Tech Event of The Year


Upmarket Academy- Financial Education Academy of The Year


Wild Creek Web Studio- Leading Company in SEO Consulting


Thorecoin (Thore Network)- Outstanding Contribution to Blockchain Development 2023


Prathap JC, Founder & CEO, Edu Innate- Innovative Educator of The Year


Health Innov8 (Dial HealtHMED Technologies LLP) - Most Emerging Startup in Beauty & Wellness


Labourhome- Labor Force Integration Innovator


Alok Ranjan, CEO, Flipcarbon Integrated Solutions- Top Performing MSME Of the Year


Diwakar Bishnoi, CEO & Managing Director, Vishal Technopower Pvt. Ltd.- Emerging Leader in Electrical EPC 


Surety Seven Technology Pvt. Ltd.- Leading Innovative Company in Insurance Industry


Da Ring Maker (Hanumant Diamond)- For Excellence in Diamond Jewellery


Gabbar Chai- Iconic Chai Chain of India


Call 2 Mechanic - Best Emerging Startup in The Automobile Service Industry 


DND Adhesives & Technologies Pvt. Ltd.- Emerging Manufacturer of Building Products & Machinery


Moksh Events Pvt. Ltd.- Emerging Destination Wedding Management Company of The Year


SRAF Proteins Private Limited- Most Trusted Poultry Brand of The Year


STG Journey- Leading Company in Corporate Travel Management


British Clean - Emerging Brand in Cleaning Industry 


Durand Forms India Pvt Ltd- Exceptional Contribution to Advanced Framework Design


Rishiraj Media- Best Experiential Marketing Agency


Makoons Play School- Preschool Franchisor of The Year 2023


King Hills Vacation Private Limited- Startup of The Year in Travel Industry


Textify Digitals Pvt. Ltd.- Fastest Growing Company in CPaaS (IT Sector)


Texaro Sanitaryware- Fastest Growing Brand in Sanitaryware


Genleap Ecosystems Pvt Ltd.- Excellence in Indian Genetics Industry


Genleap AI, Inc. USA - Company of The Year for Innovation in Genetics


Republic Motors- Fastest Growing EV Manufacturer's


Regalo Kitchens- India's Best Modular Kitchen Company


Dr. Kislay Panday- Leading Corporate Lawyer of India


Sudarshan Sabat- Best Mind Trainer of India 2023


Gharana Stays LLP- Best Events Venue Providers in Rajasthan


Ready Steady Go Kids India- Leading Global Early Childhood Sports Program Franchise


Kunal Singh Dabi, Founder, KD Digital- Best SEO Specialist in India For MSMEs 2023


Kreative Writes- Best Instagram Marketing Agency of The Year 2023


Dhurya Broadcasting Private Limited- Best Emerging Digital Media & Broadcasting Company


PVP Metal and Alloys- Best Supplier for Metal & Alloy Products


Endeavour- Best Pharma Educational Institution of The Year


AK Steels- Leading Steel Manufacturer of Flat Bar & Round Bar of The Year


Smita Das Jain, Executive Coach & Personal Empowerment Coach- Best Executive Coach for Professionals & CXOs


Dr. Lalit Arora, Founder & CEO, KW Academy of Excellence- Best Network Marketing Coach 


Dharmendra Kumar, Managing Director, JDSS Security Solutions Pvt. Ltd.- Best Emerging System Integration Company 


Himanshu Agarwal, Founder, Internet Coaching Empire- Best Digital Coach 


Nikhilesh Tiwari- Fintech Leader of The Year 22-23


Ekta Paliwal, Founder, Newsmaker Media and Communications- Public Relations Agency of The Year


Rohita, Managing Director, Verbena Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. - Best Life Safety Product of The Year


Dr Andy Anil, Founder & CEO, Disha Kiran Private Limited- Entrepreneur with Maximum Social Impact


Tarot - Tree of Life- Most Profound Healing & Spiritual Guidance Studio of India 


Moris Media- Best PR Agency Excellence of The Year


Dr Pankhuri Gautam Pathak MS, DNB, FMAS- Pioneering Gynae Laparoscopic Surgeon


Soothing Crystals- Best Company for Gems and Crystals


Expert DigiPro- Best Quality Training Company in Delhi NCR


Adorish India Private Limited- Best Express Logistics Service Provider


Stratum Cosmoceuticals- Most Trusted Cosmetic Formulators


Manojava- Outstanding Exporter of the Year


SEOSPIDY- Best Performance Marketing Agency

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