Business Literature Festival – Conversations with Authors

bizlit festPTI: A unique fest, billed as India’s first in business literature, will explore business storytelling through books, movies, blogs, tweets and social media posts here this week.

The Bangalore Business Literature Festival on October 31 is going to be a networking platform for business leaders, executives, entrepreneurs and students, engaging in conversations with over 30 leading Indian business book authors, editors, writers and publishers in an informal setting.

Key Takeaways

For Readers/Aspiring Writers

An opportunity to engage and immerse in dialogues, deeper conversations and rants on various business challenges. Also, meet top authors and publishers to learn about the art and science of writing articles/books and the hidden nuances of publishing.

For Business Educators

Business books are the most powerful learning medium for leaders, executives and entrepreneurs. For people in the Learning & Development field, exposure to such conversations helps in structuring their knowledge engagements better.

For Authors

An opportunity to network with authors and publishers.

For Publishers

Festivals are marketing opportunities to attract new writers and promote their brand among readers

The Sessions

Prominent authors, speakers and editors on the guest list are Vinita Bali -former managing director of Britannia Industries; Subroto Bagchi – Chairman, Mindtree; V. Raghunathan – CEO, GMR Varalakshmi Foundations; K. Jairaj – President, Century Club (Bangalore) among 30 others

The sessions include “Books That Inspired Me. Books Every Entrepreneur & Professional Must Read” by Vinita Bali; “A Critique on Indian Business Writing Post Reforms – Their Contribution to Confusion or/& Clarity”; “Writings on Business & Technology – Insights & Experience into Their Interconnectedness”; “The Fine Art of Unraveling the DNA of Indian Entrepreneurs”; “Games Indians Play – A Peek Into India’s Business Culture”; “Books That Can Help Launch Careers – For Young Managers/Students”

A number of workshops on topics like “Business Book Writing”, “Business Article Writing”, “Screenwriting: Learn to Write Movie Scripts from a Pro” and “How Can I Publish My Book?” will also be held.

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