CeBIT India, IESA & MAIT unite to promote Electronics industry


Bangalore: CeBIT India, world’s leading Business IT and ICT trade fair, organized by Hannover Milano Fairs India today announced its partnerships with India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), a premier trade body representing the Indian Electronic System Design and Manufacturing industry and MAIT, the apex body representing the computer hardware, training and software industries.

An MoU signed by IESA and MAIT with CeBIT today, will provide Electronics System Design and Manufacturing ecosystem players an opportunity to participate in the prestigious CeBIT show, that will take place in November 2014. This move comes at a time when the Government of India has identified electronics hardware manufacturing as a major thrust area expected to spiral to USD 400 billion by 2020.

Commenting on the partnership, Mehul Lanvers-Shah, MD, Hannover Fairs India said, “We are looking forward to having IESA and MAIT on board to promote the role of India’s ESDM sector. Collaborating with IESA and MAIT to promote India’s ESDM sector will augment a steady manufacturing ecosystem. CeBIT’s goal is to encourage investment, adoption of new technologies and catalyze innovation & entrepreneurship in India’s ESDM sector.”

M N Vidyashankar, President, IESA said, “The MOU will open up vast vistas of opportunities in collaboration between and global and local players in th ESDM space. It is expected to enhance B2B transactions in a variety of verticals to the best advantage of all stakeholders and strengthen the ESDM ecosystem in the State”.

Anwar Shirpurwala, Executive Director, MAIT said, “MAIT intends for SMEs to flourish in a organized way, utilizing the latest hardware and networking technologies, which spruce innovation helping them move beyond cost and an event of the stature of CeBIT helps SMEs build clusters of competencies and gives fillip to their capabilities”.

The well recognized international CeBIT show is slated to be a first of its kind Business IT, ICT and ESDM show in India, dedicated to boost new business in the Indian IT / ITes and ESDM markets and create a platform for generation of new national and international business opportunities, drive new ideas, profitability & growth in India with an exposure to the International markets. The first edition of CeBIT India will take place in 2014 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bangalore.

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