WHEF 2017@Nairobi Africa: Growing Business, Transforming Lives

We regretfully inform you that due to re-elections in Kenya and resultant political uncertainty, the World Hindu Economic Forum which was to be held from 17 – 19 November 2017 in Nairobi has been cancelled.

We apologize for any inconvenience due to this unforeseen change and appreciate your support for WHEF. Please email us at  whef2017nairobi@wheforum.org for any questions.

Organising Committee - WHEF 2017@Nairobi

1 Manish Shah – Chairman

2 PVS Rao – Vice Chairman

3 Hasu Devani – Vice Chairman

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The World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society such as industrialists, traders, technocrats, investors, businesspersons, bankers, professionals, along with economists and thinkers, so that each group can share their business knowledge, expertise and resources with their fellow brethren. The end goal is to generate surplus wealth and make society prosperous.

The WHEF journey began in 2012 at Hong Kong, followed by successful annual forums in Bangkok 2013, New Delhi 2014, London 2015, Los Angeles 2016 and several regional forums along the way. Delegates from past forums have extended their network, made lasting connections, struck deals, found investors/partners/mentors, and gained insight on various topics.

Africa has 10 of the 20 fastest growing economies in the world due to an enabling environment of political stability, good economic management, demographic dividend and rapid regional integration. Kenya is the gateway to Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, and Nairobi is fast emerging as a global leader in the financial services sector especially in mobile payments. Africa is urbanizing rapidly and regards the Hindu civilization as a natural partner, offering opportunities in consumer goods, property and infrastructure development, agribusiness, information technology etc. We invite businesspersons and entrepreneurs from all over the world to attend WHEF 2017@Nairobi and partake the exciting networking and business opportunities on offer.

Registration for WHEF 2017@Nairobi must be done online.  Registration and payment must be done separately for each individual attending the conference, irrespective of spouse relation, attending in a group etc.  Registration closes on 31 October 2017, and fee is as below
  • Delegates USD 300
  • Women USD 150
  • Youth (less than 35 years as of 17 Nov, 2017) USD 150
(For the refund policy, please visit here) Note: Registration fees include 3 Lunches and 2 Dinners, Refreshments and Conference material.
The registration fee has to be paid in advance and in full - there is no concept of partial/daily registration. Registration and payment must be done separately for each individual attending the conference, irrespective of spouse relation, attending in a group etc. The registration fee can be paid via one of 3 methods, after submitting the online registration form.
  • By Cheque in favor of "Hindu Economic Forum Kenya" and sent to WHEF Kenya Office Address:
Hindu Economic Forum, Village Market, Limuru Road, PO Box 624, Nairobi 00621, Kenya Ph: +254 780 722108 / +254 780 826837 Email: whef2017nairobi@wheforum.org
  • Via netbanking transfer to Kenya bank account:
Account Name: Hindu Economic Forum Kenya
Bank Name: I&M Bank Ltd. PO Box 30238, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Account Number: 00301568091510 (for USD payment)   |   00301568091410 (for KES payment)
Bank Code: 57       |   Bank Branch: Sarit Centre
Branch Code: 002       |   SWIFT Code: IMBLKENA
NOTE: 
  • If you are paying the 'Youth' fee please send a scanned copy/photo of your age proof showing age is less than 35 years as on Nov 17, 2017 to  whef2017nairobi@wheforum.org with subject "WHEF 2017 Age Proof" mentioning your registration information i.e. Name & Email
  • If you are making the payment by Net Banking transfer or through Cheque, please send an email to  whef2017nairobi@wheforum.org with subject "WHEF 2017 Payment" mentioning your transaction / cheque details and registration information i.e. Name & Email
For refunds, please refer to our refund policy.
You will receive a registration confirmation email along with payment receipt from the WHEF secretariat, once your registration & payment is complete. For any queries, please feel free to contact us at whef2017nairobi@wheforum.org or info@wheforum.org
Delegates should arrange accommodation on their own. The Conference venue is:

Oshwal Centre, Outer Ring Road, Westlands, P.O. Box 40638-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.

Delegates may choose to stay at hotels near the conference venue,and to avail best room rates, please click here (PROMO CODE : WHEFNairobi2017)
For suggested tour packages click here.
Please visit www.evisa.go.ke/evisa.html for detailed information on obtaining Kenyan visas
Ordinarily, no refund will be admissible under any circumstances. Hence the delegates are requested to firm up their plans, keeping the same in view. Refund will be considered in the following cases –
  • In case of refusal of VISA by the concerned country, the fees paid will be refundable, at the discretion of the WHEF Directors, after deducting administrative charges incurred by WHEF and applicable bank processing charges. In such a case the claimant has to file the refund claim at least 7 days before the date of the event/conference along with the  VISA refusal document.
  • In case WHEF declines the registration request. Conveying of the reason of rejection is not binding. The fees paid will be refundable, after deducting administrative charges incurred by WHEF and applicable bank processing charges.
  • In case of cancellation of event,the fees paid will be refundable, after deducting administrative charges incurred by WHEF and applicable bank processing charges.
However, in case any registered delegate is unable to come for genuine reasons, they can depute some one else to attend the conference as a replacement. Details of such person should be sent by the registered delegate to WHEF office, at least 3 days before the date of the event.
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Event Location

Oshwal Centre, Ring Road Parklands, Westlands, P.O. Box 40638-00100, Nairobi, Kenya

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You can contact the WHEF 2017@Nairobi Organising Team by filling the below form. Alternatively, you can contact us via email: whef2017nairobi@wheforum.org | phone:+254 780 722108 / +254 780 826837