JOHNS CREEK, GA – January 30, 2019 – Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIX), a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial, healthcare and e-learning industries, today released a 12-minute audio visual synopsis of its recent “Ready to Race” Global Conference, held on 12th and 13th of November, 2018 in India. The AV can be seen on https://www.ebix.com/ebix-event-ready-to-race
The Company announced that the Global management conference held over a period of two days, in Gurugram, India was organized to set the foundation for the Company’s worldwide growth plans over the next few years. Aptly named, Ready to Race, with the Conference sets designed in the form of a Formula one course to signify Ebix’s efforts to gain momentum on the growth front, the Conference was attended by approximately 400 attendees from across the world including Ebix’s Senior management, Board of Directors, a number of investment bankers and Ebix’s Bankers from the United States.
The Keynote address in the Conference on Day one was given by the Finance Minister of Haryana state in India while the keynote address on the second day was given by the Bombay Stock Exchange CEO. Besides a 2-hour speech by the Ebix CEO Robin Raina laying the vision for the Company, the Conference provided a forum for the Company’s senior leadership across the world, to lay out their plans for growth, convergence and cross selling.
In addition to presentations by the senior management representing the insurance verticals across Asia, US, Europe, Africa, Latin America and Australia, the EbixCash Financial Exchanges senior management team from across India and rest of the world made their presentations in terms of their plans, targets, growth trajectory and cross selling. The last two sessions on day two were dedicated to a group discussion moderated by the Ebix CEO on cross selling and short speeches by the visiting guests including Ebix Board of Directors and bankers from the United States, laying out their impressions of Ebix and the two day meet. The Conference ended with an employee awards night interspersed with an entertainment show.
Ebix announced that it plans to have another event like this, targeted at its global customer and investor base on two separate days, in 2019 itself in India or the United States. The Company intends to announce dates for that proposed Investor Conference, over the next few months.
With 50+ offices across 5 continents, Ebix, Inc., (NASDAQ: EBIX) endeavors to provide On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial, healthcare and e-learning industries. In the Insurance sector, the Company’s main focus is to develop and deploy a wide variety of insurance and reinsurance exchanges on an on-demand basis, while also, providing Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS") enterprise solutions in the area of CRM, front-end & back-end systems, outsourced administrative and risk compliance, across the world.
With a "Phygital” strategy that combines 320,000 physical distribution outlets in many Southeast Asian Nations (“ASEAN”) countries, to an Omni-channel online digital platform, the Company’s EbixCash Financial exchange portfolio encompasses leadership in areas of domestic & international money remittance, Forex, travel, pre-paid & gift cards, utility payments, lending etc., in an emerging country like India. The Company’s Forex Exchange has a dominant market share of India’s airport Foreign Exchange business encompassing 32 international airports like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Goa and Kolkata International airports, while conducting over $3 Billion in GMV. EbixCash, through its travel portal Via.com, is also one of Southeast Asia’s leading travel exchanges with over 110,000 distribution outlets and 8,000 corporate clients processing over 24.5 million transactions every year. For further details, visit www.ebixcash.com
Through its various SaaS-based software platforms, Ebix employs thousands of domain-specific technology professionals to provide products, support and consultancy to thousands of customers on six continents. For more information, visit the Company’s website at www.ebix.com
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