Trade Winds is IIFT's Annual Business Summit. Typically held over a course of 4 days, Trade Winds provides a platform for IIFT's students to interact with eminent professionals from the industry as well as various esteemed international organizations. The event comprises 4 summits: The National Finance Symposium, the National Marketing Summit, the National Leadership Summit, and the National Operations Symposium. Covering all facets of management education, leaders across functions and industries share their insights and experiences regarding a particular theme. The audience also gets an opportunity to pick their brain on innovations and trends prevalent in the field. Trade winds has played host to personalities such as Dr Raghuram Rajan, Mr D Shiv Kumar, among many others. This year Trade Winds witnessed participation from organizations such as OECD, Finance Ministry, Accenture, KPMG, Xerox India, Louis Dreyfus, Aviva, Biocon India, Ranbaxy, and many others. As an event, Trade Winds endeavours to enable the future leaders of the industry to interact with veterans who are currently changing the competitive landscape.