Frequently Asked Questions


When and where will the India Summit and India Policy Forum take place?

The India Policy Forum will take place on 27 November 2019, while the India Summit will be on 28 November 2019. Both events will be held at Hotel Taj Bangalore, Bengaluru.

Who can attend the India Summit?

The India Summit is open to all members of AVPN as well as non-members who qualify for AVPN’s selection criteria to attend the Summit.

AVPN is a membership network made up of organisations that are deploying financial, human and intellectual resources to increase social impact in Asia. This includes philanthropic foundations, family offices, corporations and financial institutions, impact funds, government entities, international non-governmental, universities, incubators and accelerators, intermediaries and service providers.

If you would like to join us as an AVPN member, please contact us at for assistance.

Who can attend the India Policy Forum?

This year’s India Policy Forum delves on improving education outcomes in India. This by-invite event is open to:

  • National, state and municipal policymakers and policy advisors seeking collaboration with the social and impact investment community for education outcomes
  • AVPN members, social purpose organisations, policy fellows and other partners who are seeking cross-sector collaboration opportunities in education and qualify for AVPN’s selection criteria
  • Think-tanks, policy influencers, evidence and data labs

Please express your interest here to be considered for this invite-only event.

How do I find out about changes or updates to the programme?

Changes and updates will be communicated via the following channels.

  • The AVPN India Summit website for regular updates
  • Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.
  • Our India Summit app — please download the free app from Google Play Store of iTunes App Store



When do tickets go on sale?

Tickets will be on sale from 28 August 2019. Please take advantage of our Early Bird Ticket Sales from 28 August 2019 to 30 September 2019 when you can enjoy more than 30% discount off the standard ticket price.

How can I get a ticket to the AVPN India Summit 2019?

All members will have access to TWO complimentary tickets. Please choose ‘member’ for ticket type in the registration form.

All members get to enjoy additional member tickets at a discounted price of INR 7,500 (Includes GST) / USD$110.

Non-members’ tickets will be processed once registration is approved.

The price of the tickets are:

Participants within India International participants
Early Bird Sale 

(28 Aug 2019 – 30 Sep 2019)

INR 7,500 (Includes GST) USD$110

(from 1 Oct 2019)

INR 10,000 (Includes GST) USD 150

Please register for your tickets here.

If you would like to learn more about becoming an AVPN member, please contact us at for assistance.

What are the modes of payment accepted?

Payment may be made via bank transfer for transactions made in INR  (within India), and via Paypal for transactions made in USD. Paypal transactions are subjected to an additional 5% PayPal processing fee.

Kindly make payments once you receive the payment details, to ensure that your place at the Summit is secured.

Can I transfer my ticket to another person?

Yes, your ticket may be transferred to another person within the same registered organisation as yourself. Kindly inform us of the name change in writing via at least two weeks in advance.

Unfortunately, we will not be able to accommodate any name changes and ticket transfers on the actual day of the event.

Can I get a refund if I am not able to come?

Unfortunately, no refunds will be provided for cancellation or no-show. Substitutions should be made in writing to before 7 November 2019.

How do I collect my India Summit / Policy Forum delegate badge?

You may collect the Summit / Policy Forum delegate badge at registration.  Please ensure that you bring along your e-ticket (either digital or hard copy) and registration will be done via your ticket number and last name.

Do collect your conference delegate badge before participating in any of the sessions.

For identification purposes, ensure that your badge is worn at all times within the event grounds.

How do I know my tickets are assigned?

Once the payment for the tickets are made and confirmed, AVPN will send your e-ticket to the email address that you indicated during registration. Please look out for it in the email.

I cannot find my ticket, how can I get it resent to me?

Please email us at and we’ll be able to assist in re-sending you the tickets.

Can I pay my ticket at the entrance?

No, payment has to be made before your tickets can be issued. Please ensure that you have a ticket before you arrive at the India Summit or India Policy Forum.

I am a speaker at the Summit / Policy Forum. Am I eligible for a complimentary conference ticket?

Yes, as a speaker, you are eligible for a complimentary conference ticket. Please contact us at for assistance.



How can my organisation become a conference sponsor?

Sponsorship opportunities are limited, so act today. To become a sponsor and for more information, please contact AVPN at and we’ll attend to you.

In addition, the AVPN Conference aims to advocate for sustainable practices. We are constantly on the look out for in-kind sponsors who can provide green printing services, reusable water bottles, and more.

If you wish to help us in making the event a greener one, please contact us at for information.

Can I be a volunteer?

Yes, you can! We’re always in need of volunteers. Without them, the Summit would not be where it is. If you’re interested, please email

I would like to showcase some publications and reports at the Conference, how can I do that?

Due to insufficient space to allow all delegates to display their materials, we only have an Outreach Partners booth that offers our outreach partners a dedicated space to share their publications and/or reports. Please contact to find out how to be an outreach partner.

AVPN India Summit 2018 Recap

  • Summit Attendees 260
  • Speakers 46
  • Reports launched 3
Watch 2018 Summit Recap