Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the State Government of Andhra Pradesh is organizing the 24th edition of its annual flagship initiative the Partnership Summit 2018, a mega international event, for the third consecutive year in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh from 24- 26 February 2018. Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry is the Chair of the Summit. Partnership Summit has established itself as an ideal platform for business networking between key stakeholders to develop best strategies and policies towards helping countries improve their competitiveness and integrate better into the globalized world. The Summit features Head of States and Governments, Ministers, policy makers, CEOs, academicians and thought leaders from all over the world. The previous edition of the Summit saw the participation of over 2500 delegates including 500 delegates from 50 countries including USA, UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Mexico, Canada, France, Australia, Italy, Qatar, China, and UAE.