Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik, inaugurated the 18th edition of CII Enterprise Odisha, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry in association with the Government of Odisha, on the IDCO Exhibition Ground today.

The primary objectives of this annual event is to explore business opportunities in the state and attract new investments in various sectors. At least 100 large and medium-sized industries, including Tata Steel, Nalco, Vedanta, Jindal Steel and Power, Emami, etc. have put up stalls over an area of approximately 5,000 square meters.

Enterprise Odisha has been providing a strong platform for exhibitors to showcase latest technological innovations in the field of manufacturing and services in last 17 years.

The theme of Enterprise Odisha 2013 is Accelerating Economic Growth through Innovation, Transformation and Effective Implementation.

The CII Enterprise Odisha will focus on sharing of information about products & services, brand awareness creation, business networking, new product launch, sourcing of new business opportunities and scope for market research.