Jointly held with IPCA Expo at BIEC Bengaluru, the synergies between the trade fairs resulted in setting new attendance records.
Trade fairs electronica India and productronica India 2018 received high quality visitors and a visible rise in their numbers as well. As compared to the past edition, the exhibitor numbers grew by 30% with a strong increase in the number of exhibiting countries.
The participants from around the world revealed the new trends which are meaningful for the growing electronics industry in India. With over 25,000 visitors, the trade fairs delivered unprecedented results. The number of visitors rose by 34% over the previous edition.
Jointly held with IPCA Expo, the synergies between the trade fairs have resulted in the setting of these new records.
The trade fairs took place from September 26-28, 2018 at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre in Bengaluru.
The Indian Printed Circuit Association (IPCA) and the IPCA Expo promoted state-of-the-art PCB technology and business in India by mutual exchange of ideas and technical interactions.
This new alliance between the Indian Printed Circuit Association (IPCA) and Messe Muenchen India, supported by ELCINA, brought together the latest manufacturing technologies and trends in the PCB sector.
IPCA Expo showcased products, solutions and technologies related to PCBs and electronics manufacturing.
The co-location allowed the PCB technology suppliers exhibiting at IPCA Expo to reach out to the vast portfolio of buyers of electronica India and productronica India.
Prasad Bakre, Head – India, Sumida Trading Pte Ltd., said: “We witnessed a phenomenal number of footfalls at our booth that enabled us to experience and plan for immense growth opportunities. Also, the ambience at the venue was extremely conducive for growth and we are very happy with the hospitality and the organizational abilities displayed by the team at Messe Muenchen India.”
Bhupinder Singh, CEO of Messe Muenchen India, stated “electronica India and productronica India are the trade fairs representing the electronics community in India. We are pleased with the overwhelming results and extremely positive feedback from our exhibitors on the quality of attendees. The huge participation at the networking forums has reinstated our position as the most important innovation platform for the industry.”
Participants admired the show’s comprehensive coverage across each industry sector.
The growth potential of the Indian electronics market was reflected by the presence of eight country pavilions including China, Germany, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and for the first time the European Union and Sri Lanka.
Visitors were satisfied with the supporting programs. Designed to fulfill the needs of the growing electronics industry, eight conferences and workshops took place during the three days.
While the Advantage India summit focused on the trends in the mobile manufacturing market in India, the e-Automotive conference deliberated on the future of mobility in the Indian automotive sector. The conferences, highlighting upcoming technological trends, were very well attended.
The CEO forum, the India PCB Tech conference and the IPC India workshop also covered the entire electronics eco-system and discussed the key concerns shared by the industry.
Buyers from all industry sectors looking for innovative, new-to-market electronics technologies met participating exhibitors at the Buyer-Seller forum on all three show days.
The fully-packed lounge witnessed engaging discussions between decision-makers. More than 1,250 individual meetings took place with brands such as Bharat Electronics, Hella Automotive, Samsung India, Secure Meters, Valeo to name a few.
The next editions of electronica India and productronica India will take place from September 25–27, 2019 in Delhi NCR at the new venue – India Expo Centre, Greater Noida.