Sialkot is an Industrial city. It's one of the most important cities in the country as it accounts for a huge chunk of country's total exports. People aspire to become entrepreneurs and start their own units here. The focus of Startup Grind Sialkot it to instill Leadership qualities in them. We want them to learn from each other, network in a positive way and grow together. Moreover, technology is the single most important tool imperative for success in the new world. Focusing our agenda on this idea, we aim to join Industry with Technology! Therefore, we want to bring Change by joining the hands of technologists with Industrialists; join their power and gain maximum benefit! So here we are, developing a community that's just not going to benefit the individuals but also the city as a whole and the country on a macro level.
As Sialkot is all about Import/Export, we are hosting Hassan Awan! He is the chief executive officer at Awan Sports Industries Pvt. Ltd, a sporting goods manufacturing company based out of Sialkot Pakistan. A core part of his responsibilities is over seeing a vastglobal supply chain spread across twenty two countries in addition to driving company sales.
Together with the support of a highly competent and motivated team they were able to both devise and execute a strategy to materialize the vision of becoming the most dominant manufacturer in every category that is manufactured at Awan. Today Awan sports stands out as one of the only sporting goods manufacturer that produces for numerous leading global sports brands under one umbrella.
Hassan’s strategy compromised of focusing on the company’s core competency of innovation allowing Awan to create a distinctive advantage. Further the company prioritized major focal areas an eliminated product lines in which they were not able to offer any competitive advantage. Manufacturing excellence and manufacturing innovation became core drivers to shedding the company fat leading to leaner operations and ultimately offering a competitive advantage over other manufacturers.