Event Report India: Leading trade fairs
Messe Muenchen India recently inaugurated the 18th edition of leading trade fairs, electronica India and productronica India which took place from September 14- 16, 2017 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
At the inaugural ceremony, the opening keynote was carried out by Payal Kaul, Vice President, Invest India, in the gracious presence of Dr. Ajay Kumar, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology who was the chief guest of the event. The key dignitaries attending the show included Vikram Desai, President ELCINA; Guruprasad Mudlapur, Managing Director, Bosche Automotive Electronics India and Falk Senger, Managing Director of Messe Muenchen, GmbH.
The event witnessed the presence of global and domestic exhibitors, consultants, business experts and key government officials on a single platform in order to explore the latest technologies and products in the automotive electronics industry. Visitors also deliberated on key opportunities and challenges pertaining to electronic components, systems, applications and production technologies.
The trade fairs promoting ‘Make in India’
Aligned with the Government of India’s vision to transform India into a global electronics manufacturing hub, the trade fairs also featured various accompanying programmes including investment forums, conferences and business matchmaking sessions for the international and domestic investors.
On the opening day itself, the ‘Advantage India Summit’ enabled potential investors to gain insight on the market opportunities, explore investment options in different states and collaborate with the local technology companies in India. The conference was attended by all the key stakeholders including government representatives.
Visitors also attended the e-Automotive conference which focussed on promoting the automotive electronics segment in India. In partnership with the Electronic Industries Association of India (ELCINA), Messe Muenchen India also organized the second edition of the ‘CEO Forum’ and ‘India PCB Tech’ to lay emphasis on the growth opportunities within the ESDM and PCB industry.