KGiS actively took part in the 17th edition of Connect Coimbatore organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 18th August 2017. The CEO of KGiS Business Support Services, Jayamurali Balaguruswamy co-convened the event and moderated a panel discussion on the session ‘Advantage Coimbatore’. Coimbatore is fast emerging as a tough competitor and is high on the list of challengers to established metros, courtesy its talent pool and low cost of living. KGiS has pioneered the growth of the IT Services and BPO services in Coimbatore since 1996 and in establishing IT Parks including a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) serving the IT/ITeS industry. Today the city is ranked first in available talent pool among 10 challenger cities and second in cost effectiveness which attracts businesses to invest in the city.