Thumbay Group Founder President Thumbay Moideen addressed a massive gathering of 6000 people, at the “Vibrant Business Summit” held at Gandhinagar in Gujarat, India, organized along the lines of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit.
Thumbay Moideen, who was invited to speak at the “Business Role Model” session enthralled the crowd with his knowledge and experience, as he took them down the memory lane reliving his first steps as an entrepreneur, his inspiring journey against odds setting up a private medical college and hospital, the challenge of running a full-fledged private medical university as well as a chain of hospitals and clinics, and managing a range of businesses under Thumbay Group spanning 13 verticals.
He told the audience that Thumbay Group’s impressive growth over the years had encouraged him to take greater risks and venture into new areas. Taking risks was something he relished as a businessman, he said. He added that he was in the continuous process of learning from his experiences, and that he was keen on learning new lessons from each new venture he undertook.
As his speech drew to a close, his parting message to the audience was to ‘dream big to be big’. He summed up the key ingredients of a successful business as God’s Grace, the government’s support and a good team to back you up. He also exhorted the crowd to always be ethical and transparent in their dealings. He revealed that his next big ambition was to come back to India, and he invited the entrepreneurs and business owners present, to join him in the journey. The audience thanked him for his pearls of wisdom with a resounding ovation.
Organized by ABKKP Yuvasangh, the youth wing of Gujarat’s prominent Patidar (Kadva) community, the Vibrant Business Summit was a grand exhibition conducted in an area more than 10,000 square meters. It is also referred as the “Business Mahakumbh” for entrepreneurs across India. The event offered a platform for Business to Business (B2B), Business to Consumer (B2C), Business to Investment (B2I) and Business to Government (B2G) interactions and transactions. It also presented innovative business concepts and showcased new business projects and proposals. The inaugural session of the summit was held in the presence of top-notch Indian political dignitaries, and was addressed by the Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi, via video conference. Chairmen, Presidents and top executives of prominent private and public enterprises in India and abroad spoke at the event, which was attended by prominent and promising entrepreneurs from across the country.