GOPIO to launch business-industry network in NJ

The organization has successfully launched the GCCI chapters in New York

GOPIO leaders met at Edison New Jersey for a planning meeting ahead of the launch / Courtesy Photo

The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) an international network of people of Indian origin (PIO) recently met in Edison, New Jersey, to discuss the launch of the GOPIO Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI)  central Jersey chapter.

This comes after the organization had to change the name of the chamber from GOPIO International Chamber of Commerce (GICC) to GCCI and decided to relaunch it during the upcoming New Jersey convention, scheduled for Apr.26–28. Established with the objective of providing a network to 5 million plus small businesses and professional practitioners worldwide, the GCCI's New York chapters have already been established. 


GOPIO members discussing the chapter's launch in New Jersey / Courtesy Photo

The New Jersey meeting was addressed by GOPIO International chairman Dr. Thomas Abraham, convention convener Prakash Shah, co-convener and international coordinator-at-large Dr. Asha Samant, international coordinator-at-large Nami Kaur, GOPIO-Edison president Pallavi Belwariar, GOPIO-Central Jersey president Kunal Mehta, community leader and businessman Pradeep Kothari, and Radio Zindagi owner and Indian Eye publisher Sunil Hali. A special guest was New Jersey Assemblyman Sterley Stanley who extended his support for GOPIO Convention 2024 and GOPIO Chamber of Commerce.

GOPIO International Chairman Dr. Abraham speaking at the event. / Courtesy Photo