Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The three-day business event for innovations in indoor and outdoor advertising and signage solutions, Media Expo in New Delhi recorded another successful edition facilitating new product launches, serious business discussions and deal closures. Drawing 12,336 visitors from across the country, Media Expo provided a high-level networking ground for its 204 exhibitors showcasing their latest advancements over 5,190 sqm of space. Exhibitors affirmed that the exciting deal closures over the three days were a sure sign of decision makers walking the show floor.
Mr. Ramprasad, Group Head, Fujifilm said, “We are super excited about the prospects we have closed at Media Expo. For our new made-in-India eco-solvent printer, we have about 25 closures. It is the kind of take-off we wanted which is why we timed this launch at Media Expo and we are glad that it happened exactly the way we wanted.”
Resonating the sentiment, Mr. Santosh Nair, Country Manager, Hewlett Packard (HP) said, “Media Expo has always been a great show for HP mainly because of the footfall and we see lot of minds rolling towards innovative products primarily because there are new technologies coming in. HP has launched the extension of its current portfolio along with our flagship product – D3100 with capabilities of dual side printing, which we are showcasing for the first time in the country. We have close to 10-12 potential closures in the pipeline and it has been a great show. You will see HP in the upcoming editions of Media Expo in Mumbai and Delhi for sure.”
While Colorjet reported to have signed 11 deals on the first day of the fair itself, Roland also confirmed to have received orders from day one, reporting double digits on deal closures. Other leading brands like Mimaki, Caldron, Monotech, Katar Coorporation, ADS LED, Cosign among others also recorded good business leads on the show floor.
Bringing its brand to India for the very first time, Ezletter of China, validated several contracts at Media Expo which led the brand to sign on for the upcoming edition in Mumbai as well. Mr. Vipan Lalla said, “This is the first time that brand Ezletter has come to India with a comprehensive set of signage solutions including bending machines, fibre laser machines, channel cutting, laser weilding among others. The response has been fabulous and we have closed many contracts at the fair. We are surely coming back and have already booked our booth for the next edition.”
While exhibition stands were packed with business discussions, negotiations and product superlatives, exhibitors affirmed that Media Expo had the perfect blend of serious buyers and decision makers from across the country walking the aisles of halls 11,12 and 12A. From first timers to regular visitors, Media Expo offered the latest solutions for diverse requirements in printing, signage solutions as well as indoor and outdoor advertising. Mr. Dinesh Ramani, Proprietor, Randal Designer Door said, “This is my first visit to Media Expo. Since my business is into designer doors manufacturing, we found the UV machine from Mimaki matching our requirement. The expo is brimming with potential solutions and you will definitely find me visiting the next show.”
Travelling from Panipat in the North of India especially in search of new technologies, Mr. Lokesh Batra, Proprietor, Satyam Graphics closed several deals at the show. He said, “I have come from Panipat to visit Media Expo as my business is into flex printing, I have purchased four ultrajet machines which are newly launched for printing & cutting from Infiniti Digital. The fair has been a fruitful experience for me and I will surely be visiting the expo again.” Another regular visitor at Media Expo, Mr. Vasant, Proprietor, A1 Dream Digital was fairly impressed with the quality of the platform and the brands present at the fair. He said, “This is my third visit to the exhibition and I have noticed tremendous improvements from the past editions. There are a vast number of product launches and latest technologies that have been displayed from across the industry. My sole purpose of visiting has been for strategic tie-ups and my experience has been exceptionally good.”
By the final day, many of the exhibitors reported good business, potential post-fair transactions and confirmed space bookings for one or more editions of the Media Expo Mumbai (February 2017) and Delhi (September 2017). Some of the re-bookings for Mumbai include Addmart.com, Colorjet, Epson, Hewlett Packard (HP), Infinity Digital, Laxmi Sales, Mimaki, Saire Technology whereas those for Delhi include Apsom Infotech, Daksh, HP, Monotech, APL Machinery to name a few.
Over the course of three days, Media Expo imprinted its leading position as the international trade fair for indoor and outdoor advertising and signage solutions and a must-attend trade fair for the industry.
For more information about the fair, please visit www.themediaexpo.com.
22 – 25 February 2017, Bombay Convention and Exhibition Center, Goregaon, Mumbai
22 – 24 September 2017, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
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