THE BAUMA CONEXPO SHOW – bC India 2011 is set to establish itself as India’s top quality construction machinery show at Bandra Kurla Complex from February 8 to 11, 2011. It will be the international trade exhibition for construction machinery, building material machinery, mining machinery, commercial vehicles and allied industries. The visitors of the show therefore will have the opportunity to see and compare latest technologies and innovations from manufacturers from all over the world.
According to Thomas Loeffler, CEO, bC Expo India, this business platform will bring together global market leaders and industry representatives to India. bC India is a joint venture between two internationally successful trade show organizers. They are Germany-based Messe Muenchen International (MMI), organizer of BAUMA and US-based Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), organizer of CONEXPO-CONIAGG. .The Builder’s Association of India (BAI) is the joint organizer of this gigantic event.
The exhibition space covers 80,000 sqm, which is divided in an outdoor area of 65,000 sqm and a hall area of 15,000 sqm, with participation from over 420 exhibitors from more than 28 countries. More than 65 % of the exhibitors have their headquarters abroad. About 35 % of the exhibitors are from India. This will have 9 country pavilions, which furthermore underlines the international character of the show. The country pavilions are : Australia, China, Finland, Germany, Italy, Korea, Spain and UK. Thomas claimed 100 more exhibitors are on their waiting list.
Dagmar B. Fleming, Director, Global Business Development, AEM, is confident this show would transfer quality and professional organization for the fast growing construction sector in India. Accordign to her, the services that likely provides include professional service prior, during and after bC India for exhibitors and visitors; cooperation with internationally experienced service partners, clear and professional communication of exhibitors and professional exhibition venue in partnership with industry groups.
The organizers are planning to organize this show every two years in India to showcase the innovative technology in the construction and infrastructure sectors. The organizers are expecting about 20,000 trade visitors from various destinations of India and also from Europe, Middle East and Asian Countries like Saud Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Dubai, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bhutan and Bangladeshi.