Mehul Lanvers-Shah, Managing Director, Hannover Fairs India ( left) and Shoaib Ahmed, President, Tally Solutions and member iSPIRT seal the agreement to partner at CeBIT India
World's biggest IT show, CeBIT, will have a Bangalore edition from November
Bangalore, February 1 2014: The world's largest IT show and conference -- CeBIT -- will have an edition in India, come November. Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of the Global JV Company HMG (Hannover Milano Global), that runs CeBIT, has announced its roadmap for the entry of CeBIT, to India for the first time.
HMFI has signed also signed an agreemend with iSPIRT, the Indian Software Product Industry Round Table, to grow the software development industry in the country and encourage the right policy environment towards product entrepreneurship. The first CeBIT India will take place in 2014 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, (BIEC)on Tumkur Road in Bangalore and will cover the key IT trends of Cloud Computing, Strategic Big Data, Enterprise Mobilily and Social Media.
A key target will be the internationalization of India as a Product Nation utilizing the CeBIT Global series of events as a platform. A focused, curated pavilion of several Indian Software companies will be showcased at CeBIT Germany, 2015, towards this end.
Says Andreas Luttmann, General Manager of Hannover Fairs International GmbH:“We are looking forward to working with the team at iSPIRT to promote the role that India’s Software Product ecosystem is going to play in the development of the Global and Indian IT economy. We believe that India’s growing economy will propel an increase in local demand, and CeBIT India is an ideal platform to build both local and global opportunities in product development. Deutsche Messe is the benchmark for lead generation worldwide, and we are happy to launch India’s first CeBITin Bangalore, the country’s IT capital.”
Adds Shekhar Kirani - Founder Circle Member, iSPIRT & Partner at Accel Partners: “iSPIRT welcomes CeBIT to India. We have no doubt that the potential that India holds in terms of software products is huge and is growing every day. Facilitating the interaction of buyers and sellers through a well-recognized brand like CeBIT is only going to create further traction and momentum in the market. We look forward to playing an active role inCeBIT and look forward to their events.”