High-level business and government participation
BCA India 2010 delivered high value in bilateral business engagement in what was a negative international media environment. Eighteen Australian and Indian firms were official partners of the BCA India 2010 program.
Senior representatives from internationally recognised firms like the Adani Group, ANZ Bank, BHP Billiton, Birla Technical Services, Gujarat NRE, KPMG, Leighton Contractors (India), Macquarie Securities, Mahindra Satyam, Mahindra Aviation, Sinclair Knight Merz Consulting, SMEC and Tata Steel were among attendees.
Australian Minister for Sport, Senator the Hon. Mark Arbib, the Australian High Commissioner to India, Mr Peter Varghese AO, the Premier of Queensland, The Hon Anna Bligh MP, the Governor of Victoria, Professor David de Krester AC represented Australian Government interests at BCA India 2010, and the Indian Minister of Road Transport and Highways, The Hon Kamal Nath MP, attended the book launch of Australia India: A Growing Partnership, produced by Stroudgate Pty Limited.
Australian Olympic gold medallist (swimming), Mr Kieren Perkins OAM and Australian Commonwealth Games gold medallist (gymnastics) Mr Brennon Dowrick were official Ambassadors for the BCA India 2010 program.