Chief Minister Conrad Sangma expressed gladness that Meghalaya’s start-ups and entrepreneurial efforts are making a mark.
Delivering the inaugural speech at the North East Entrepreneurship Machinery Innovation & Exhibition Event (NEEMIE) on Tuesday, he said, “I am delighted to share that within the past five years, Meghalaya has earned the distinction of possessing the most robust startup ecosystem among small states.”
He added, “Meghalaya stands proudly as the top-ranked state in terms of startup and entrepreneurship ecosystems among small states, a remarkable achievement attributable to the collective efforts of all of you here, the dedicated Prime team, our entrepreneurs, and each individual present today.”
The North East Entrepreneurship Machinery Innovation & Exhibition Event (NEEMIE) 2023, one of the most eagerly awaited gatherings in the region, officially commenced today. Scheduled from September 20 to September 22, 2023, the grand inauguration ceremony witnessed the esteemed presence of influential personalities and dignitaries from diverse fields, solidifying its status as an event of paramount significance.
Isawanda Laloo, IAS, Executive Director of MBMA & Prime Hub said, “This event will not only serve as a source of inspiration for our various departments and agencies but also encourage them to continuously innovate and undertake new research and development initiatives that align with our specific needs, ensuring cost-effectiveness and sustainability.”
NEEMIE 2023 promises to be an assemblage of innovation, machinery marvels, and entrepreneurial spirit spanning over 35 machinery stalls.
Over the course of the event, attendees will have the opportunity to explore a diverse range of industries and technologies, including Handloom Sericulture Weaving, Packaging Solutions, Food Processing, Handicraft Furniture, Traditional Healing/Medicinal practices, Renewable Energy solutions, Water Technology, Construction & Fabrication Technology, Bamboo Technology, Waste Management initiatives, Biotechnology advancements, and the flourishing Tourism sector.
During this three-day event, the Entrepreneurs, businesses, and enthusiasts from various sectors will converge to exchange ideas, explore opportunities, and contribute to the development of the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The North East Entrepreneurship Machinery Innovation & Exhibition Event (NEEMIE) 2023 is a pioneering event dedicated to showcasing the vibrant entrepreneurial spirit and innovation in the North East region.
Bringing together key stakeholders, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders, NEEMIE 2023 serves as a platform for fostering collaboration and growth across various industries.