It would sound very cliched to call Mumbai the New York of India, but that is what describes this city of dreams the best. It depicts the place that is always up and about, a city with a spirit of gold and a determination to never to say give it up!. Mumbai is a melting pot of different cultures, thoughts and foods from across the World. Also the country's and regions financial powerhouse, the nation's industrial heartland, and economic nerve centre. It is also called as the commercial capital of India. It is also the heartland of world famous movie making, popularly known as Bollywood!
Mumbai popularly known as the "city that never sleeps" generates 25% of India's industrial output, 5% of India's GDP, 70% of the total capital transactions that take place in the Indian economy and 40% of the maritime trade (as mentioned in the business venture of MapsofIndia.com).
The city's industries include petrochemicals, automobile manufacturing, metal industries, electronics, engineering, food processing and a wide range of light manufacturing units and an array of leading educational Institutions. More specialized economic activities are diamond cutting, computers and movie making (in sheer numbers, Mumbai, or Bollywood produces more movies than any other city in the world, including Hollywood).Mumbai is home for many big financial institutions like the National Stock Exchange, the Bombay Stock Exchange, Reserve Bank of India, several multinational corporates & many Indian companies, corporate headquarters. Mumbai has a prime place in the wide growth of Indian television industry. Many Hindi film studios are situated in Mumbai. You can also see a perfect blend of many communities & cultures in Mumbai including variety of Ethnic and Traditional Foods spread across length and breadth of Mumbai. A city well connected to most of the countries by direct flights has a modern Airport which is about 45 minutes by Taxi to the venue and its surroundings hotels. It could be much faster in non-traffic periods.