Inauguration by key dignitaries and representatives from the Government of India; high-level networking at Advantage India Summit and launch of market report on Indian Automotive Electronics Industry. Upcoming on day two: e-Automotive conference and India PCB Tech; and Business-matchmaking at Buyer-Seller Forum and B2G Forum.

At the Opening ceremoney - electronica India and productronica India, New Delhi
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Mumbai, 14 September: Messe Muenchen India today officially opened the 18th edition of leading trade fairs, electronica India and productronica India, scheduled for September 14 – 16, 2017 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. At the inaugural ceremony, the opening keynote was carried out by Smt. Payal Kaul, Vice President, Invest India, in the gracious presence of Shri. Dr. Ajay Kumar, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology the chief guest of the event. Attending key dignitaries at the occasion included Mr. Vikram Desai, President ELCINA, Mr. Guruprasad Mudlapur, Managing Director, Bosche Automotive Electronics India and Mr. Falk Senger, Managing Director of Messe Muenchen, GMBH.

Once again the trade fairs gather global and domestic exhibitors, consultants, business experts and key government officials on one platform to explore latest technologies and new products. In the next two days, visitors will also deliberate on key opportunities and challenges pertaining to electronic components, systems, applications and production technologies.

Bhupinder Singh, CEO of Messe Muenchen India, said: “We are pleased with the response received on day one and are confident the trend will follow in the next two days. The trade fairs are closely knitted with the industry and this year have grown multifold since our last Delhi edition. We work closely with industry stakeholders to deliver quality events. This year, we commissioned EAC International Consulting to publish a market research report for the benefit of automotive electronics industry.”

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 feature various accompanying programs including investment forums, conferences and business matchmaking sessions for the international and domestic investors.

On the opening day itself, 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 key stakeholders including government representatives.

In the next two days, visitors can look forward to attend e-Automotive conference which focuses on promoting automotive electronics segment in India. In partnership with Electronic Industries Association of India (ELCINA), Messe Muenchen India is also organizing the second edition of the ‘CEO Forum’ and ‘India PCB Tech’ to lay emphasis on growth opportunities within the ESDM and PCB industry on the second day of the trade fairs.

The top-most electronics manufacturing companies from various segments are engaging in face-to-face meetings with the exhibiting companies at the networking programme – Buyer Seller Forum wherein, more than 1,500 meetings are expected to take place. In the previous edition, business worth INR 450 Crore was negotiated at the Buyer Seller Forum, which generated huge interest and reported strong participation.

“electronica India and productronica India are proving to be more than just trade fairs – as we continue to offer more than just business contacts. In the next two days, visitors can expect to get insights into the market trends and most importantly access new growth opportunities. Our global reach across Germany, China and India speaks will continue to benefit the electronics industry,” concluded Singh.