KARACHI – JS Bank, one of Pakistan’s leading financial institutions joined hands with U.S. based consulting firm Global Diversity Marketing (GDM) to host a business conference titled “Changing Trends: Challenges, and Opportunities” at the Karachi Marriott. The event was well attended by business leaders, community leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals from all over the world. The conference highlights included speakers from the U.S. including President & CEO of Stratford University-Dr. Richard Shurtz, GAMA CEO-Bonnie Godsman, and GDM CEO-Tariq Khan.
“The purpose of this event was to provide a platform for learning and development for management and leadership training in Pakistan, using best practices developed in the U.S.” said Tariq Khan, Founder & CEO of GDM. “Based on the feedback from attendees, GDM will be back for another event in the very near future.” added Mr. Khan.
Other U.S. based speakers like GAMA CEO Bonnie Godsman and Stratford CEO Dr. Richard Shurtz echoed Tariq’s sentiment, adding that Pakistan offers great opportunities in a multitude of sectors including business and education. Commenting on the same, they stated that there is a plethora of options for collaboration between the private sector entities of both country’s and looked forward to leveraging these opportunities for future growth. They also spoke of the importance of private enterprise and how entrepreneurship has helped change the way the world works and interacts. They further went on to praise GDM’s efforts in packaging top level training programs from the U.S. into lesson plans customized for the local market.
GDM’s country representative in Pakistan Mohammed Asif Arif thanked all the speakers and attendees for insuring that the conference was a huge success.
By supporting such undertaking such innovative and business building events, JS Bank remains committed towards its role as a catalyst in the business ecosystem of Pakistan.