Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt. Ltd. (HMFI), the Indian subsidiary of the Global JV Company HMG (Hannover Milano Global), is all geared to bring the 3rd Edition of CeBIT India 2016, world’s largest IT and ICT event, starting from 8-10 December 2016 at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC).
CeBIT India is a global business IT event with around 400+ participants and more than 150 Start Ups from across the world. The core theme of the event is ‘Discover the Business of Technology Innovation’ with an aim to pave the way of making technology accessible to all. This year, in lieu of its theme, CeBIT India 2016 is powered by technology, bringing together thought leaders, visionaries, innovators, SMEs and startups; CXOs, VCs, mentors & dignitaries and technology buyers and users across various industry segments
The expo will focus on five hot trends causing disruption across sectors; Social innovation, IoT, Cloud, Mobile & 4G and Virtual Reality.
CeBIT India 2016 will see an increased focus on Start Ups in the Enterprise IT along with SMEs and MSMEs as well as trends in the IoT in manufacturing and healthcare sector. The special features of this year will set the central tone of the show.
Prominent speakers this year includes Anuja Shukla, Venture Capital & Startup BDM, Google Cloud Platform; Ashish Chandra, Global Head of Technology-Retail/CPG & TTH, Tata Consultancy Services; Dilip Kumar Khandelwal, MD, SAP Labs, India, Biswanath Ghosh, Corporate Chief Information Officer, Mahindra & Mahindra and Dilip Chabria, Co-Founder Team Indus amongst others.
CeBIT India will also see participation from Canada and Germany. This year, the Digital Transformational Leadership Series is back after a great response last year where 23 CIO’s were recognized for their efforts in various sectors.
The platform is further strengthened by dignitaries and industry stalwarts with an established track record across these five areas with discussions leveraging on digital technologies and innovations to lead businesses and bring India closer to its goal of digital transformation.
In the past editions, CeBIT India has featured stellar line up of speakers such as Dr. Vishal Sikka, CEO, Infosys; Vanitha Narayanan, MD, IBM; Mark McDonald, MD, Accenture; Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Global Education and former Member of the Board of Infosys Manu Saale, Managing Director & CEO at Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India; Karthik Srinivasan, National Lead, Social@Ogilvy, Ogilvy & Mather; Vijay Sethi, Vice President, CIO and Head CSR, Hero MotoCorp and many more.
“CeBIT India has become a powerhouse to develop business in technology for customers across geographies and verticals. CeBIT came to India with a mindset of broadening the scope of software product companies in the subcontinent. This year, the focus will be on the use of 4G and the key role it will play in the Indian economy.
Mr. Mehul Lanvers Shah, Managing Director, Hannover Milano Fairs India said, ‘‘the growth and participation of the number of Indian companies in our international show in Hannover is testimony to that and showcases the strengthening of the Indo-German collaboration.’’
Mehul further added, “This year we are focusing on the central theme of exploring the boundaries of digital innovation and making technology accessible to all.’’
After two years of sustained partnership, STPI (Software Technology Parks of India) has confirmed its strategic partnership with CeBIT India for the third consecutive year, to promote the Software & Electronics Hardware industry in the country.
STPI will yet again bring together 100 MSMEs from across India to showcase themselves at the STPI ‘Make-in-India’ pavilion at CeBIT India 2016. STPI is an autonomous society under Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Dept. of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India and has been proactively involved in creating a supportive ecosystem for the Industry, so as to enable the industry to realize its potential and to lead the country towards growth and prosperity.
Consortium of Electronic Industries of Karnataka – CLIK, the Regional Trade Organization, located in Bangalore, is continuing its association with CeBIT India this year to empower the electronic and semicon industry. The collaboration between CeBIT and CLIK will further promote growth in the ESDM sector and provide newer forays for collaboration between member MSMEs, government, and service providers, as well as encouraging global investment in the state.
CeBIT India 2016 is an effort towards building a ‘Comprehensive Business Technology Trade Event’ in India. The attendees of the event will witness- technology innovations and solutions with cross-industry applications, coupled with a powerful line up of speakers & thought leaders from the rapidly transforming Digital World.