Convergence India Expo To Focus On ‘Connecting India’

by CXOtoday News Desk    Jan 20, 2015

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The Convergence India 2015 will kickstart in New Delhi’s Pragati Maidan from 21-23 January, bringing together global leaders, professionals, and associations to network, establish trade contacts, and for knowledge sharing. For the past 22 years, Convergence India, has been a platform for the technology leaders and market honchos in the telecom and broadband markets. 

Themed as ‘Connecting India’, the international expo is endorsed by the Department of Telecommunication and the Department of Electronics & Information Technology, the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology and is supported by the  Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. 

The ICT industry in India has played an integral role in the socio-economic development of the nation and will continue to contribute immensely to the GDP of the country. This year, the conference is expected to attract over 100 speakers, 1,500 conference delegates, 15,000 business visitors, and participation by 400+ companies from 30 countries like Australia, Canada, China, USA, UK, UAE, South Korea, Norway, Singapore, Japan to name a few showcasing latest trends and technologies.  

Prem Behl, Chairman, Exhibitions India Group said “Convergence India is an important platform, which showcases emerging global technologies and how they impact urban as well as rural India. This blend of international associations, exhibitors and speakers, with their Indian counterparts at a single forum, will set the focus for strategic growth of the ICT sector in 2015 and beyond.” 

S.J Singh, President, Exhibitions India Group, said “India is the third largest economy in the world and in the ICT, broadcast & digital media industry plays a vital role in the development of the country. At the 23rd edition of Convergence India, our focus will be on knowledge sharing, high level engagement, strategic debate and networking with key stakeholders involved in the industry”. The previous edition had over 12,000 visitors and participation by 326 exhibitors from around 20 countries. The conference had over 144 eminent speakers and attracted over 1, 134 delegates.

With Sony, Ericsson, Harris Communications, C-DOT, Appear TV, Nagravision, MStar, Broadcom Corporation, UTStarcom, Conax, as the key exhibitors, the event will focus on telecom, broadcast, cable TV, satellite, VAS, cloud, smart devices among others. This will be followed by thought-leadership seminars and panel discussions on the ICT sector, with a special emphasis on “Rural Broadband Technologies and Applications for Citizen Services.”