KPMG to bring World Economic Forum LIVE to India

KPMG to bring World Economic Forum LIVE to India

Social media aggregation site will provide a simple way to follow and analyze Twitter conversations from participants at the World Economic Forum (Nov 4-6), 2014.

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KPMG in India will bring for the first time to the Indian sub-continent. The social media site will aggregate and stream live tweets at the India Economic Summit, World Economic Forum..

This is the first time the WEFlive platform will come to India. The India Economic Summit brings together leaders from government, civil society and business for an issue-based interaction. The sessions will explore ways of collectively shaping policies for inclusive growth.

The social media platform will provide a single, aggregated view of the social media conversations from media and participants at New Delhi, alongside conversations from Twitter users around the world using #WEF or #WEFIndia in their tweets.

Richard Rekhy, CEO, KPMG in India said “As the world looks towards India and the new Government’s growth agenda, will enable people of India and the world to listen to and join the conversations at the India Economic Summit.”

Designed to optimize web and mobile interaction, the powerful data analysis and visualization features of enables visitors to:

  • drill down into a real-time, interactive infographic that presents trending topics from New Delhi delegates alongside the broader conversation from Twitter users around the world – compare what the delegates are saying with what the world is saying
  • view delegate dashboards showing statistics on their Twitter activity and broader influence, as well as a collated, visual stream of all their tweets
  • identify the top 10 most influential delegates at India Economic Summit
  • view a stream of all delegate tweets and filter based on the type of content (articles, images, video), latest or trending tweets, and by delegate type (e.g. business leaders, NGOs, academics, cultural leaders, social entrepreneurs, technology pioneers, media and journalists, young global leaders and official WEF representatives)
  • view a statistics dashboard of WEF related Twitter conversations from around the world
  • step back in time – as the week progresses, analyze activity and topics from previous days

Media sites and bloggers can embed widgets onto their websites using the widget builder available from Site owners can select which data stream they want to feature (stream of tweets, top 10 most influential participants, trending topics or all of these) as well as the size and design elements to match the branding of their own site.|Twitter: @kpmgindia

For further information, contact:

Subir Moitra

Director – Marketing & Communications

KPMG in India

Cell: +91 98111 99613


KPMG in India is the Indian member firm affiliated with KPMG International and was established in September 1993. It strives to provide rapid, performance-based, industry-focused and technology-enabled services, which reflect a shared knowledge of global and local industries and its experience of the Indian business environment. KPMG in India provides services to over 2,700 international and national clients in India and has offices in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune.

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