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Gold Key Service (GKS)

Unlock new sales opportunities in India with our Gold Key Service (GKS)! The GKS service, which arranges pre-screened one-on-one appointments with potential business partners is our most popular program for U.S. executives exploring business opportunities in India.  Our services include:

  • Four to six appointments with pre-screened sales representatives, agents or distributors, and/or licensing partners
  • Profile on each Indian company/partner you will meet; and relevant market information
  • Escort by a U.S. Commercial Service staff member for meetings
  • Assistance with hotel accommodation
  • Post meeting de-briefing with U.S. Commercial Service staff to discuss results of meetings and assistance in developing appropriate follow-up strategies

The GKS is available in seven Indian cities: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi. 

Duration of the GKS and Schedule of Meetings
One day in any city. Any request for additional days will be considered subject to availability of resources. 

Delivery Time
Four to six weeks advance scheduling required.

Price and Payment

SME Company*: $700, Additional day of appointments for SME company: $300
Large Company: $2,300; Additional day of appointments for large company: $1,000.        
SME New-to-Export companies using this service for the first time: $350 

Note: Payment for the service has to be received four to six weeks in advance. Commencement of the service begins once payment is received.

Program Manager: For more information, email Uma Katoch

*A Small or Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) is defined as a firm with 500 or fewer employees or self-certified as a small business under SBA regulations.  A large company is defined as a firm with more than 500 employees.  Subsidiaries will be classified based on the size of the parent company.

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