Bengaluru to host India’s biggest consumer technology event
Posted OnOctober 7, 2016 by Akanksha
India’s biggest consumer technology show, India Gadgetz Expo (IGE), is scheduled to be held in Bengaluru this year. The primary focus of the event is to create a gateway to India’s tech savvy enthusiasts, and expose a large range of audiences to futuristic and innovative consumer technology. The event is scheduled from October 14th to 16th, 2016 at Karnataka Trade Promotion Organization Convention Center (KPTO) Whitefield, Bangalore. IGE is the only platform to experience the most incredible consumer tech, gadgets, and gizmos—all under one roof, going in hand with this year’s theme, “Future is Now”.
IGE 2016 is crafted to provide a glimpse into the future of consumer technologyand will connect a wide range of leaders, industry experts and gadget enthusiasts from across the country. The event will host a series of insightful and engaging discussions on a variety of consumer technology, and futuristic innovation topics. Several eminent speakers, industry specialists and globally renowned experts will discuss and deliberate how consumer technology has evolved, and how this evolution has led to the “Future is now” concept. Through several sessions, the event will aim at capturing prevailing trends in consumer technology and its future innovation. 60 hardware startups are also participating with their innovative products.
The 3-day event will also comprise of an exhibition of various consumer technology brands and their offerings, services and products. A glimpse of the exhibitor profile consists of smart phones, start-ups, cameras and accessories, gaming, computer and peripherals, 3D printing, augmented reality, virtual reality, in-car entertainment, artificial intelligence, home entertainment, and the Internet of things. Visitors will get to enjoy insights from top-tech brands, a preview of the latest products and so much more.
IGE founder Sanjeev Kumar says, “IGE promises to be one of the biggest consumer tech platforms in India and we are very thrilled about this year’s event. The biggest tech brands, the most influential tech influencers and a massive crowd promise to make this year’s IGE bigger than ever. With so many great advancements in the consumer tech space to talk about, we honestly can’t wait to kick start IGE 2016.”
Key highlights of the event:
Day 1: The first day of the event will kick off with some interesting discussions on topics such as Digital India, startups and women in technology, followed by a networking session where you can meet the best brains in technology and what are they up to.
Day 2: The second day of the event entails discussions around topics like new age marketing, foreign startups and growth hacking. This will be followed by the Inspiring Indian Innovation Awards (I3). I3 is an annual competition to recognize and honor excellence in the field of technology while also celebrating the human quest for innovation, creativity, and ingenuity.
Day 3: The last day of the event will have discussions around topics such as vehicle technology, hottest trends and crowd funding. Throughout the 3-day schedule, there will also be a number of on-ground, and social media oriented activities and engagements around technology.
This year the IGE 2016 is expected to bring over 1 lakh visitors, of which 20,000 will be B2B, 70,000 consumers and 10,000 delegates. Leading brands such as Oppo, Intex, Creative, Epson, Apple, Huawei, Gionee, Lenovo,Motorola, Smartron, Mediatek, BSNL, Reliance JIO, KPMG, GFK, and others have confirmed their participation in the event. Prominent personalities from the industry, and Government, including Amit Boni, Country Head, Motorola Mobility, India, Arvind R. Vohra, Country CEO & MD, Gionee India, Akhilesh Tuteja, Partner Advisory Services, KPMG, and others, will also be part of the event.
IGE is an initiative to promote innovation and showcase futuristic technologies at one place. IGE is envisioned as a destination consumer technology event in India with participation and attendance from Indian and global brands and start-ups. The previous two editions of IGE took place in Hyderabad and received an overwhelming support and appreciation from the consumer tech industry. IGE is a must-visit show for all those who believe that technology is the future and innovations are the way forward. Follow IGE at indiagadgetzexpo.com and on social media.
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