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Convergence 2022

CT is communication partner for Convergence India & Smart Cities Expo

Building on a successful 28 years of showcasing the latest innovations and 6 years of highlighting the Smart Cities mission, the 29th edition of Convergence India Expo and 7th Smart Cities India Expo are all set to redefine the tech & infra landscape of India by hosting a cutting-edge exhibition and high-powered conferences.

Communications Today is the communication partner for the event.

Hosted at New Delhi’s Pragati Maidan, and organised by the India Trade Promotion Organistaion (ITPO) and Exhibitions India Group (EIG), the expo will take place between 23rd March to 25th March 2022. Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, will mark his presence as the Chief Guest at the expo.

Unleashing the true power of in-person networking, the expo will provide a valuable opportunity for industry leaders and influencers to discuss the latest trends and disruptions impacting various industry verticals. Convergence India is at the forefront of India’s revolution, while Smart Cities India is a reflection of India’s modernisation and development landscape.

Supporting the Government of India’s commitment to boost start-ups, the expo will also host the most innovative Startups in a dedicated Startup hub.

Chandrika Behl, Managing Director, Exhibitions India Group, said “We are delighted to bring back the 29th edition of Convergence India Expo and the 7th Smart Cities India expo. India’s tech & innovation industry has arisen as a major contributor to the Indian economy. Year-on-year, the expo has grown to be a hub for future technologies, innovation and everything that is smart and sustainable. It provides the perfect platform for rising startups and technologies to showcase their brands and build networks through the exhibition and the conference. We welcome all stakeholders to mark their presence and make this event a success, together.”

Deemed as India’s largest tech & Infra expo, there will be 750 participating brands, 100 start-ups, along with participation from various Government departments, PSU and Smart Cities, The three days will be packed with 50 high-powered conference sessions, 150 thought leaders, 1,200 Delegates, 25,000 Business Visitors, Sectoral Summits, Workshops, Product Launches, Start-up Hub, EV Zone, and the expo will also see participation from countries such as Slovakia, Taiwan, Canada and China. Some of the Government pavilions include the National Highways Authority of India, State Pavilions: Bihar, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh. Support from major trade associations: PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council of India, National Solar Energy Federation of India.

Major sectors to be part of the expo:
Hosting eminent personalities from across the nation, this year’s expo will focus and discuss the shift towards a digital world that has led to new use cases around OTT, Satcom, IoT, FinTech, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, AI, Big Data & Analytics, Embedded Technology, Digital Gaming, etc. integrating technology with the key pillars of urban development, i.e. green buildings, energy, transport, clean environment, and water, for optimising resources and making cities smart and sustainable, at its Tech Pavilion.

Key industries include:
Telecom & Communication, BFSI, E-commerce Manufacturing, Broadcast & Satcom, Cyber Security SMEs, Manufacturing, Electrical & Electronics, Aerospace & Defence Automotive, Government/ PSUs, Buildings & Construction ICT, Logistics & Transport Embassies, Oil Gas & Chemical

Key contributors:
Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Ministry of Heavy Industries, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprise, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Government of India

Eminent speakers to mark their presence:
Jibesh Kumar Hon’ble Minister, Department of Information & Technology, Government of Bihar, G. Asok Kumar, IAS Director General National Mission for Clean Ganga, Ashok Kumar Mittal, Member (Services) – Department of Telecommunication Ministry of Communications, Hitesh Vaidya Director National Institute of Urban Affairs, Rahul Kapoor Director (Smart Cities), Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs Government of India, Dr. Sanjay G. Kolte, IAS Chief Executive Officer, Pune Smart City Limited, Raj Cherubal Chief Executive Officer, Chennai Smart City Limited, etc.

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