- IGE 2015 will take place between September 18 -21, 2015 at Hitex Hyderabad
- Around 300+ national and international brands, corporates, startups slated to participate
- An extraordinary showcase of the latest, most advanced and sophisticated gadgets
NewZNew (Bangalore) : The nation will soon witness a barrage of intelligent, thoughtful and future forward gadgets that will revolutionize the way we talk, hear, see and experience life in the time to come. The 2nd Edition of INDIA GADGET EXPO (IGE) to be held in Hyderabad between 18th to 21st September 2015 at HITEX Convention Centre was today announced by Mr. KT Ramarao, Minister for IT and Panchayati Raj affairs, Government of Telangana. Organized by Skits events, Government of Telangana has extended its support to this significant event.
India Gadget Expo is country’s premier international gadget show which serves as a platform to showcase innovative gadgets and technologies. IGE will bring together major stakeholders of the tech community comprising of technology providers, gadget manufacturers, technology innovators, bureaucrats, government officials, entrepreneurs and startups. The expo will showcase around 1000+ gadgets from 300+ manufacturers from 12 countries including Israel, China, Korea, Taiwan, Japan to name a few.
Speaking at event, Mr. Sanjeev Kumar, CEO of Skits Events said, “With IGE2015, we are aiming to create a platform for the consumers to not only get a first-hand experience of the latest gadgets available in the global markets, but also get a glimpse of the next gen technology. This edition will be bigger and better with the launch of a wide range of gadgetry that will be showcased for the first time. While the consumers will be in for a gadget treat, manufacturers and innovators will get a great opportunity to showcase their gadgets and obtain firsthand feedback from industry biggies and target groups.”
Mr. K.T. Rama Rao, Minister for IT & Panchayati Raj, Govt. of Telangana State was excited that Hyderabad is hosting the event and foresees immense potential to transform the event into a global platform attracting the biggest brands and area experts. “It feels great to see an event like India Gadget Expo happening in India, especially in our city of Hyderabad. We welcome and appreciate the organizers for taking the lead and making it possible. Hopefully, we can together raise the bar in the years to come, perhaps to the level of CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas,” he said.
The event will include a series of seminars on current, engaging and much talked about topics. The ‘Knowledge Conclave’ will have 9 sessions covering Smart Cities, Mobile technology, Future gadgets, Gaming among others. The ‘Master Class’ will showcase pioneering technologies and products to the audience. The ‘Inspiring India Innovation (I3)’ will provide a platform to startups to showcase their innovative gadgets to a wide audience that include both consumers and angel investors. The event will also include the presentation of ‘NDTV Gadget Guru Awards’ – the much awaited annual gadget awards of the country.
Special events like 5@5 will have 5 product launches every day at 5pm with an allotted time of 5 minutes which will provide an opportunity to exhibitors and manufacturers to launch their latest gadgets / products. The Flash Sale by e-commerce between 1pm to 4pm will offer massive discounts on the featured products from top brands. In the Battle of Gadgets, brands will participate to take on the rival products in a combat to outsmart each other.
The 4-day event is expected to witness an enormous footfall of around 1 lakh visitors and participants across the world from varied segments including Global Investors, CEOs and Managing Directors, Technology Professionals and enthusiasts, Dealers/ Distributors, Government officials, Consumers and students.