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Indian Ceramics and Ceramics Asia growing strongly: More exhibitors, more exhibition space and supporting programs

Over 75% space already booked

Key industry players exhibiting at the trade fair

Supporting programs: Innovation Exchange and Buyer Seller Forum

Mumbai: Indian Ceramics and Ceramics Asia 2017 will be taking place from March 1-3, 2017 at Gujarat University Exhibition Centre in Ahmedabad. After successfully bringing about 235 exhibitors from 14 countries and more than 6,100 visitors from 36 countries in its past edition – the trade fairs are growing strongly with more exhibition space, exhibitors and new supporting programs this year.

Seeing this strong growth, Igor Palka, COO and Member of the Management Board of Messe München India says: “We are delighted that our cooperation with Unifair Exhibition Service proved to be successful and both trade fairs created positive synergies for our attendees and added more value to their visit. This has resulted to growth of the trade fair this year and we are getting tremendous response from our customers.”

Highlights of 2017:

  • Participation expected from more than 300 Indian and international companies
  • 7000+ business professionals expected to visit from India and International
  • 11000 sqm. of total exhibition space
  • Concurrent Shows: India Brick and Roof Tile Exhibition (iBaRT) and India Engineering & Technical Ceramics Exhibition
  • Concurrent “Innovation Exchange” with top professionals comprising Chairman, CEOs, MDs and other Senior Executives from the Indian and global ceramics industry
  • 3 Separate Halls/Zones, for Machinery and Raw Materials
  • Special visitor delegations from India and International

Some of the leading companies who have confirmed their participation are Imerys Ceramics India, Sacmi Engineering, Sibelco India Minerals, Torrecid India, Floorex Tiles, H & R Johnson, System Laser Lab and many more. All major players have already confirmed their participation from countries like China, UK, Germany, Spain ,Belgium, France, Turkey, Bulgaria ,Greece and pavilion by “The Association of Italian Manufacturers of Machinery and Equipment for Ceramics” (ACIMACItaly ) and more are expected. Based on the positive feedback, the trade fairsare again expecting arecord growth in the number of exhibitors and visitors.

Networking and learning programs Alongside the fairs, the supporting programs such as the Innovation Exchange and Buyer Seller Forum will be taking place. The Innovation Exchange is a unique forum for sharing current trends, new & emerging technologies, their impact, sustainable and technologies as well as global best practices in the ceramic industry. Buyer Seller Forum is new initiative taken by Indian Ceramics and Ceramics Asia with an intention to generate new business opportunities by helping the exhibitors meet the right B2B professionals.

The next “Two shows – One date”, Indian Ceramics and Ceramics Asia will be held from March 1 to 3, 2017 at Gujarat University Exhibition Centre in Ahmedabad.

About Indian Ceramics
Indian Ceramics was held for the eleventh time between March 2 and 4, 2016 at the Gujarat University Exhibition Centre in Ahmedabad. As the leading show for suppliers to the ceramics industry, this event covers the entire spectrum of classic ceramics from raw materials through to technical ceramics. Indian Ceramics 2016 attracted around 235 exhibitors, each of them showcasing their products, services and innovations to a trade audience of over 6,100 visitors. Indian Ceramics 2016 – powered by ceramitec – is organized by Messe München India, a subsidiary of Messe München GmbH.

About Ceramics Asia
Ceramics Asia has been successfully organized three times since 2012. It has become the most anticipated event in the ceramics industry in India. The exhibition has a total area of 5,000 ㎡ with over 100 exhibitors from China, India and other countries. It covers the entire spectrum of the ceramics industry chain from machinery and raw materials through to technology, and attracts visitors from India and local and neighboring countries. With the official support of local Indian and Chinese associations, Ceramics Asia has proved to be the strongest l event in the Indian ceramics industry. It bridges the platform between India and the rest of the world.

About Messe München India
As part of its international expansion strategy, Messe München founded its wholly owned subsidy with a registered office in Mumbai in September 2007. Messe München India is one of the leading organizer of trade fairs in India with a vast portfolio of B2B events such as analytica Anacon India, BAUMA CONEXPO India, drink technology India, electronica India, IFAT India, India Lab Expo, Indian Ceramics, LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA and productronica India. Messe München India works closely with industry stakeholders to deliver well researched and professional trade fairs keeping in mind the priorities of the customers. Headquartered in Mumbai with regional offices in New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai, Messe München India bring professionals from across sectors together for business, learning and networking opportunities.

About Messe München
Messe München is one of the world’s leading trade-show companies. It organizes some 40 trade shows for capital and consumer goods and key high-tech industries in Munich and abroad. Each year more than 30,000 exhibitors and some two million visitors take part in events held at the Messe München trade-fair center, the ICM – Internationales Congress Center München and the MOC Veranstaltungscenter München. In addition, Messe München organizes trade shows in China, India, Turkey, South Africa and Russia. Messe München has a global business presence with affiliates in Europe, Asia and Africa and more than 60 foreign representatives serving more than 100 countries.

About Unifair Exhibition Service Co., Ltd.
Established in 1992, Unifair Exhibition Service Co., Ltd. is one of the pioneering professional exhibition organizing service enterprises in China. It has already organized and staged over 40 world-class exhibitions in different industrial sectors. We have a very strong and innovative team of experienced professionals with an exhibition management and organizing background, as well as huge customer resources, optimal marketing channels and complete service. UNIFAIR is the official organizer of CERAMICS CHINA in Guangzhou, which is the world's most influential and important ceramics exhibition offering customers and buyers extraordinary business opportunities.