Welcome to the
19th Wharton India Economic Forum

The Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) is an annual student-run India-centric conference hosted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Since its inception 19 years ago, WIEF is one of the largest and most prestigious India-focused business conferences and provides a platform for thought leaders to discuss the opportunities present to India and the challenges that need to be addressed.

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Startup Competition

The 19th Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) is hosting the prestigious Startup Competition for the second year in a row to promote entrepreneurship in India.

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This Year’s Theme

The theme of this year’s conference is ‘India: Delivering the Dream’. With general elections behind us and new leadership and policies in place, India is poised to deliver some much needed change. This year’s conference aims to evaluate the opportunities for success and the key factors that will be critical for India moving forward.

Showcasing 4 panels, one dedicated to this theme, WIEF strives to be a forum for delegates to reassess India’s economic growth trajectory, re-evaluate its regulatory landscape and draw up an action plan to ensure the country meets its full potential over the coming years.

WIEF annually brings together top leaders in vast fields to share their experiences and their success stories and serve an inspiration to students and others trying to progress further in their career paths.
It is an honour and privilege to be invited here at the Wharton India Economic Forum because Wharton is a very credible name. [It creates a platform to discuss how] cinema turns perceptions of socioeconomic changes into images, characters, icons etc.
Javed Akhtar, Poet and lyricist