WZCC – North American Regional Meeting Report

Plant Visit

WZCC North American Regional Meeting on April 27, 2017, started with a tour of Coating Industries, Inc. and J.R. Manufacturing, L.P. owned by our local fellow Zarathushtis and WZCC members, Mrs. Aban Rustomji and her son Mr. Arish Rustomji. Over 50 participants from across USA and Canada were present.

General Session

1: Panel Discussion: Financial resources available to New and Existing Businesses

Afternoon session started with short welcome speeches by the Zoroastrian Association of Houston Chair, Mr. Aderbad Tamboli and the WZCC Global President, Mr. Edul Daver. The moderator Mr. Pradeep Anand was introduced by Mr. Rustom Engineer.  Mr. Anand has been a keynote speaker at many business workshops and conferences in North America, UK, Continental Europe and India. His consulting business Seeta Resources, helps clients accelerate their firm’s revenue and growth margins.

2. Keynote speech by Edul Daver – WZCC Global President

After a short tea-break (curtesy Nazneen & Kershaw Khumbatta), the next session started with a benediction lead by WZCC founding member Mr. Kaemerz Dotiwalla. Mr. Jehangir Mistry introduced Mr. Daver, who presented WZCC goals with 8 areas of high priority.  They were, Chapter Growth and Sustainability; Worldwide Communication; Focus on Fiscal Discipline; Website Development; Iran Business Exploratory Expedition; Socio Business Project (Solar Energy and Clean Water); WZCC Business Venture Fund and Expand Reach (working closely with local Zarathushti Associations, Youth Organizations and the newly created WZCC youth group).