Italian consul general in Kolkata Damiano Francovigh said that the delegation would be led by Italian ambassador in India Lorenzo Angeloni.
He said that a few Italian companies have decided to establish the presence in this part of the country, adding that joint-venture (JV) agreements would be inked during the summit.
The delegation would represent sectors like leather, metals, engineering, and transport, he told reporters here today.
Francovigh said Italy would be the partner country in the summit for the second time in a row, and the delegation is expected to represent more than 30 companies, mostly in small and medium enterprises (SME) sector.
He said that there was a huge potential for growth for Italian investments in West Bengal, adding that several of them were already present in the state.
Earlier, China, France, and Poland had also announced that they would send delegations to the summit.