Dubai: Kanara Entrepreneurs Ltd. (KEL) Dubai, hosted a very successful members event on 27th Nov 2021 at Indian Social Club, Dubai as part of their ongoing efforts to help and nurture their members on professional and entrepreneurial endeavours.
The non-profit, mutual benefit corporation chartered and founded by individuals from the Kanara region, to encourage, support, guide and nurture entrepreneurship, has been serving the community in Dubai for over 18 years.
The highlight of the evening was a talk on ‘FIVE major marketing mistakes & the strategies that fixed them’ by the high-profile keynote speaker Mr Walter Vieira, an acclaimed author and marketing consultant from India, who has authored 16 books on management and marketing, has published more than 900 articles in the business and general press. He is on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Management Consultants, USA and also the former Chairman of the world apex body of management consultants ICMCI. A prolific business journalist, Walter has been a visiting professor at reputed business schools in Asia, Europe and the US including at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Drexel Business School, Philadelphia and Cornell Business School, all in the US.
Walter was recognised by awarding the Lifetime Achievement Award for Consulting in India in 2005 and the Lifetime Achievement Award for Marketing in India in 2009. He is also on the world speakers list at speakersacademy.eu in Europe.
KEL Director Aloysius Fernandes introduced the KEL objectives and organisation’s guiding principles to a packed audience. Eight new members were also inducted to KEL Dubai and President William Dsouza administered the Oath of office while Mrs Dorothy Fernandes, Director Membership honoured them with Membership Certificates. Charles Dsouza, Director Events, delivered the vote of thanks.
The entire program was impressively hosted by Deepak Machado, a valued senior member of KEL.