Andreas Lapp, the Honorary Consul of the Republic of India for Baden-Württemberg & Rhineland Palatinate and Chairman of Lapp Holding AG, recently hosted the Stuttgart Meets Mumbai wine festival. The festival was held to mark the 50th anniversary of the twinning between the two cities in Mumbai. Commenting on the festival, Andreas Lapp said, “The festival is an important component that helps to permanently strengthen decades of close ties between the two cities.” Many workshops were held during the day, including a business day organised by the Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation, with the aim to inspire Indian companies to move to Stuttgart. There was a panel discussion with experts from across industries on ‘Cable & Connection Solution for Industry 4.0 in India. This discussion was attended by potential and existing customer Lapp India.
Stuttgart Marketing showcased Baden-Württemberg as a travel destination and Lapp India put on a workshop for Indian engineers on trends and requirements in connection technology. The Filmbüro Baden-Württemberg promoted the Indian Film Festival Stuttgart 2018, and a joint workshop on globalisation and sustainability was held by the University of Stuttgart and St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai.