UBM India’s Security and Fire Expo 2017 echoes industry’s potential in South India

Witnessed over 15% footfalls than last year

Chennai, 11th July, 2017: ‘Security and Fire Expo (SAFE) – South India’ 2017, the three day trade show by UBM India, that also organises of the signature IFSEC India expo, successfully concluded its third edition last week at the Chennai Trade Centre. Chief Guest, Mr. Abhay Kumar Singh, Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Chennai, Tamil Nadu; and Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India, inaugurated the show amidst an august industry gathering. The show was supported by the Electronic Security Association of India (ESAI) and Asian Professional Security Association (APSA).

The show held between 29 June – 1st July 2017 this year, is the largest security and fire safety event in the region, bringing together Indian and global suppliers and manufacturers of renowned surveillance, entrance and home automation industry brands along with consultants, business experts and key government officials to congregate, interact, network, see the latest innovations from world’s leading companies, source business solutions and gather invaluable expert support, all under one roof.

SAFE – South India 2017 offered market-entry and business opportunities to industry professionals in the region who view security as a well-planned, prioritized and strategic investment, rather than a knee jerk reaction. In its third year, SAFE India grew in size and depth, attracting industry leaders and key exhibitors including its Premier Plus Partners — eSSL, Hikvision, Mark Electronics GPS, Unicam Systems and TVT; its Premier Partners — In4 Solutions & Zkteco, Road Point India, Starex & Orbit. Other key participants at the expo included Vamosys, Hash Control, Swipe Technologies, Spectra, Main Hardware, Vitaran, Matrix Comsec, Micro & Super Micro, Biomax and Realtime. Over 70 renowned Indian and international security brands were showcased with close to 15 new brands & profitable business modules being introduced in the emerging market. The expo created an optimal environment for establishing professional relationships with industry influencers. Security and Safety managers from Hospitality, IT/BPO & Service Industry, Real Estate, Port Authorities, Power Plants, Logistics, Construction, Architecture, Automobile, Manufacturing, Retail, Jewellery, Health, Education, IT, Networking, Telecoms, Automation and BFSI were also present.

The SAFE South India expo came to security professionals at a time when the government showed its commitment to enhance its security budget by as much as 35 per cent, which included creating a dedicated homeland security department, developing co-ordinated intelligence gathering, protecting critical infrastructure and upgrading maritime security.

Speaking on the successful completion of ‘Security and Fire Expo (SAFE) – South India’ 2017, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “Today, security and surveillance requires rapid growth amidst the constantly changing/upgrading technology and increasing industrial and residential establishments. There is an ever-growing threat to the economy, financial sector, key government departments and infrastructure set-ups, which in turn leaves internal security at risk. Implementing and highlighting the significance of this sector has become essential which in turn gives vast opportunity to manufacturers, suppliers and service providers from across the world to showcase their product and solution offerings. In just its 3rd edition, SAFE South India brought out to the forefront this need and in response by offering a wealth of innovative products and IT solutions to the south market which is an important business hub for commercial and homeland security in India.”

Mr. Lakshman Sundar,PR Consultant, Pharma Hikvision (India) Pvt. Ltd.
“The Indian market is becoming increasingly receptive to integrated security solutions. Mobile based applications, Biometric Solutions, Cloud Storage in CCTV, Multisite Monitoring are on the rise. Bodily wearable surveillance devices had also started slowly. Deep Learning Technology, Machine Vision, UAVs, H.265+ video compression technology which improves the compression ratio , Portable SSD for faster, safer and stronger mobile data storage, Multi-touch Interactive Screen are some of the latest technology developments. We showcased our cutting-edge security solutions like Command Control Center, Mobile &Intelligent Traffic System, Video Door Phone, Energy and Thermal Cameras, Turbo HD 4.0, Smart IP and Easy IP, Ezviz and Intrusion Alarm Systems (Pyronix and Hikvision). Hikvision has been participating since the inception of the exhibition in 2015.”

Ms. Mary Thomas, Matrix Security Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
“The latest technological developments include Deep Learning, Machine Vision, UAVs and H.265+ video compression technology which improves the compression ratio, All- In-One Panovu Series exclusively designed for wide area security monitoring applications, Portable SSD for faster, safer and stronger mobile data storage and Multi-touch Interactive Screen. The Indian market is becoming increasingly receptive to integrated security solutions. Mobile based applications, Video Analytics, Biometric Solutions, Wireless IP Monitoring System, Cloud Storage in CCTV, Multisite Monitoring are on the rise. Bodily wearable surveillance devices have also been introduced to the market. We will be showcasing our cutting-edge security solutions like Command Control Center, Mobile & Intelligent Traffic System, Video Door Phones, Access Control, Energy and Thermal Cameras, Panovu, Turbo HD 4.0, Smart IP and Easy IP, Ezviz and Intrusion Alarm Systems (Pyronix and Hikvision).Well, Hikvision has been participating since the inception of this exhibition in 2015.This will be our third year and we are eagerly looking forward to it.”

Making SAFE, a truly South Indian show UBM India is proud to announce the 4th edition of SAFE South India at HITEX, Hyderabad slated for 28th – 30th June, 2018. This move will provide unique opportunities to SAFE stakeholders to network with industries based out of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. The shift of venue has also been welcomed by large brands and key exhibitors, who acknowledge it as an opportunity to build business, new geographies & environments.

UBM India’s OSH returns to Chennai with its 4th edition

South India’s only occupational safety and health trade show

Chennai, 20th June 2017: UBM India announced the launch of the 4th edition of Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) India in Chennai. Slated for the 29th and 30th June 2017 at the Chennai Trade Centre, the expo aims to bring together renowned Indian and International exhibitors, consultants, business experts and key government officials on an industry platform to exchange global best practices and seek solutions for challenges pertaining to workplace safety and health. The expo is supported by Gujarat Safety Council, Indian Technical Textile Association, Indian Society of Ergonomics, National Small Industries Corporation, The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and Aerial Platform Association of India (APAOI).

OSH is the largest trade show in the occupational safety and health industry in India and will bring the industry on a single platform. The expo will facilitate ways to incorporate best practises at the workplace, especially to promote health and safety within it.

OSH India 2017 will be giving an opportunity to occupational safety and health equipment suppliers and service providers from across the world to showcase their innovations and knowledge to the largely untapped India market, which has some of the most sizeable industrial landscapes. Products such as personal protective equipments that include reflective safety vests, safety footwear and safety harnesses, helmets, gloves, safety glasses, protective eyewear, height safety equipments, gas detectors, and ergonomic furniture will be on display, among others.

The show will see the participation of prominent players of the industry including Amazon, Acme Safetywears Limited, Accent Industries Ltd., Bata India Ltd., Euro Safety Footwear India Pvt. Ltd., Motorola Solutions India Pvt. Ltd., Mallcom (India) Ltd., Midas Safety Pvt. Ltd., Oshkosh India Private Limited, Prolite Autoglo Limited, TATA Communications, Tribe, Toughscaff Pvt. Ltd., Udyogi International Pvt. Ltd., Uniphos Envirotronic Pvt. Ltd. and Victor Imports, among others.

OSH will also include a two-day knowledge sharing seminar and workshop that will focus on topics such as ‘Adoption of Industrial Best Practices To Achieve World Class Safety’ , ‘Accident and Incident Investigation’, ‘Creating Psychologically Healthy Workplaces’, ‘Workplace Ergonomics’, ‘Women and OSH – A Holistic Approach’ and ‘Safety Issues in the Construction Industry’. Eminent speakers at the conference include experts and consultants from reputed organisations such as Reliance Industries Limited, Mahanagar Gas Limited, DGFASLI (Retd), AcuiZen Technologies Singapore Pte. Ltd., ONGC, Siemens Ltd., RECOUP Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation Centre, Bangalore, Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute and International Powered Access Federation, amongst others will, share the latest trends and intelligence in this industry.

In addition to the main conference, OSH India in association with TRIBE will be organising a two-day workshop on Behaviour and Culture Based Safety which will be conducted by eminent trainer Mr. Nick Wharton, Director, Tribe Culture Change. This workshop will provide a comprehensive insight into the world of Behavioural and Culture Based Safety, delivered in an engaging and innovative way by one of the leading exponents of this valuable approach to Health and Safety. Across the four sessions, delegates will be taken on a journey of discovery from the essential elements of understanding culture and behaviours, to recognising the crucial role that leaders play, to learning the best way to engage with the workforce, and how to get them involved, in order to build a true acceptance of personal responsibility.

Speaking on the announcement of the 4th edition of OSH Chennai 2017, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “Today, the growing alertness and need for occupational safety at a global level, along with the increasing casualties at unsafe workspaces has accentuated the significance of occupational safety & health compliances amongst Indian companies. With consistent emphasis by governments on providing workplace safety and developing infrastructure, coupled with the rise in global investments in the sector, there lies a huge opportunity for the suppliers and service providers from across the world to showcase their product and solution offerings. Chennai, being the second largest industrial hub in the country, serves as a base for several industries. It has been a constant endeavour of UBM India to provide a platform to the stakeholders across the industry in this region, to showcase their innovations and technology, exchange knowledge, and connect and create business, thus promoting a robust safety culture across industries throughout the region.”

He added, “The expo will also feature a power-packed two-day conference, including a workshop on Culture and Behaviour based safety. I truly believe that till the right culture and behaviour within a workplace is not effectuated, systems and legalities can attain little. These knowledge-sharing sessions will, no doubt, drive occupational safety and health as a priority for companies, leading to all-round safety, health and productivity of employees, benefiting the organisation, and the economy at large.”

Industry validates OSH Chennai 2017 as an industry platform and reiterates the objective of the annual expo in Chennai

1. Mr. Roopak Jakhmola, Tribe Culture Change Limited

“The conference at Occupational Safety and Health India 2017 will attract businesses that have progressive thoughts. It will present a great opportunity to share ideas. It will also help push the objective of Behaviour and Culture based safety, which focuses on understanding what people actually do and the reason behind it. This gets more people involved, encourages teamwork and improves communication on health and safety matters.”

2. Mr Ankur Jain, Bata India Limited

“We expect a growth of 20% in personal protective equipment in the coming 4 years in India. Bata Industries will be launching a new technology in Polyurethane Rubber for footwear in steel, metal and mining industries at OSH 2017 that focuses prominently on footwear. The government as well as regulatory bodies are conscious about occupational safety, and supportive of the implementation and awareness on the same.”

3. Ms. Meeta Rani, Udyogi Plastics Pvt Ltd

“Occupation Safety and Health has grown leaps and bounds in India during the last five years. The MNCs are now implementing international standards of safety and the management has begun paying attention towards the wellness of their employees. These safety practices and culture will see a further upward curve in the next decade. The government has also been vigilant over occupational safety and health. Safety equipments, especially PPE, have gained in importance. Hand Gloves are the most important PPE that consumers/experts have become sensitive while using/reusing, with features such as its ergonomics/sizes, flexibility/precision and life-span. Our expectations from OSH 2017 are very high. It is a consortium for all stakeholders, consumers, companies, safety professionals and Government Safety inspectors and we will be launching the currently much in demand products like Proton Retractable Fall Arrestor, Proton Gloves and Wind Harness.”

UBM India announces the 3rd edition of SAFE: Smart security for emerging India

South India’s largest Security and Fire exhibition

Chennai, 20th June, 2017: UBM India, organisers of IFSEC India, the signature expo on safety and surveillance, is all set to bring in the third edition of ‘Security and Fire Expo (SAFE) – South India’. Slated for 29th – 1st July 2017’ at the Chennai Trade Centre, the expo aims to bring together over 70 renowned Indian and international brands from surveillance, entrance and home automation industry, as well as consultants, business experts and key government officials from the industry to congregate, interact, network, view the latest innovations, source business solutions and gather invaluable expert support, all under one roof. The expo is supported by the Electronic Security Association of India (ESAI) and Asian Professional Security Association ( APSA ).

Revenue spends on security is predicted to continue to grow in 2017 and is projected to reach $1.24 billion. As such, the dire need for upgraded security solutions has prompted spends on security services (which includes consulting, implementation, support and managed security services) to be higher than ever before. The security services revenue accounted for 61 percent of total revenue spends in the last couple of years, and this proportion will increase to 66 percent by 2020.

With a special focus on the key South India market, SAFE 2017 will provide an opportunity for visitors to learn about the latest technology and industry trends and discover the best solutions to keep their business and clients secured. SAFE – South India is the key Security and Fire event in the Southern market of India with products like CCTV & video surveillance, biometrics & RFID, integrated systems, access control, cyber security, integrated systems, physical security, perimeter protection, fire detection systems, intruder alarms and fire alarms on display.

Speaking on the announcement of the 3rd edition of SAFE 2017, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, Today, governments all over the globe are unanimous on the need to provide a safe environment for its citizens. This has opened up a huge market, setting the stage for fierce competition amongst the leading players in the security industry. Several organizations globally and in India, are now realizing the vital need to refurbish their security strategy, and discuss cutting-edge technologies to monitor as well as surmount accidents. Similarly, the demand for video surveillance in India has grown not only in corporate houses but also risen sharply among the RWAs and security agencies. Security systems like Access Control, Biometrics, Alarm Systems, Transport Security, Home Automation, Perimeter Security and Metal Detectors are constantly being upgraded and have immense potential to secure lives.”

He added, “With South India being such an important business hub for commercial and homeland security in India, UBM India with SAFE-South India 2017 intends to offer market-entry and business opportunities to the growing market in this region, while strengthening the supply chain cycle of the industry.”

The expo will also be a launch pad for leading security companies to introduce products in an emerging market, whilst establishing relationships with key decision-makers. The congregation will see professionals from across the industry including security and safety managers from Hospitality, IT/BPO & Service Industry, Real estate, Port Authorities, Power plants, Logistics, Construction, Architecture, Automobile, Manufacturing, Industrial, Retail, Jewellery, Health, Education, IT, Networking, Telecoms, Automation, BFSI.

In its third year, SAFE India has grown in size and depth, attracting industry leaders and key exhibitors including our Premier Plus Partners ESSL, Hikvision, Mark Electronics, GPS, UNICAM Systems and TVT; our Premier Partners In4 Solutions, Road Point India, Starex, Orbit and ZKT Eco. Other key participants at the expo include Vamosys, Hash Control, Swipe Technologies, Spectra, Main Hardware, Vitaran, Matrix Comsec, Mantra, ERD, TS Infosystems, Commnet, Swaraj Secutech, Pictor, Copper Connections, WYSE, Green Field, Supreme Computers, Micro & Super Micro.

Second edition of RenewX commences in Hyderabad

Industry platform for the renewable energy sector in South India by UBM India

UBM India, organisers of Renewable Energy India ( REI ) Expo launched the second edition of RenewX, a two day expo ( April 7-8 ) at Hitex, Hyderabad today. The expo witnessed a congregation of South India’s green economy community to discuss industry trends, challenges and market insights. It also served as an industry platform for organisations to capitalize and penetrate into the lucrative South Indian renewable energy market.

The inaugural ceremony of RenewX 2017 took place in the presence of key dignitaries Sri Ajay Mishra, IAS, Chairman TNREDCL & Special Chief Secretary Energy ,Government of Telangana, Shri A.Sudhakar Rao , VC & MD, Telangana New & Renewable Energy Development Corporation Limited, Mr. Shantanu Jaiswal, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India and Mr. Rajneesh Khattar, Group Director, UBM India amidst an industry gathering.

The show brought together over 130 exhibitors that include manufacturers, EPCs, distributors and service providers. In its second edition, RenewX has grown in size and depth, attracting industry leaders and key exhibitors including Greenko Energy Projects Pvt Ltd, REC Solar, Cleantech Solar Energy , Amplus Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd. , Zhuhai Gmee Solar Equipment Co., Ltd, MachinePulse Tech Pvt. Ltd, Oriano Clean Energy Pvt. Ltd. Avi Solar Energy Pvt. Ltd, Brij Encapsulants, Sileaf Pvt Ltd, Relyon Solar Pvt Ltd, Hero Future Energies, Phocos India Solar Pvt Ltd.; MECO Meters Pvt Ltd.; Vision Mechatronics Pvt. Ltd, Bergen Associates, Premier Solar Systems Pvt. Ltd, Premier Solar Powertech Pvt. Ltd, Archimedes Green Energys Pvt Ltd., Greenvision Technologies , Surana Solar Ltd.; Greentek India Pvt Ltd; Radite Energy; Solar Idea Pvt Ltd.; Nuevosol Energy Pvt. Ltd.; and RenewSys India Pvt Ltd., amongst others.

This year, the expo had a dedicated China Pavilion for the first time. Chinese companies such as Sunworld Tech Corp, Ningbo Aike Electronic Technology Co. Ltd., GuangZhou Mango Energy Technology Co. Ltd, Shanghai Minjian Alu Co. Ltd, Taizhou Hangning Refrigeration Equipment Co.Ltd, amongst others provided immense value addition and intelligence sharing for visitors.

RenewX 2017 is supported by central nodal agencies such as Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI), the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA), Telangana New & Renewable Energy Development Corporation Ltd (TNREDCL) and the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC).

Adjacent to the expo, a two day conference themed “Sourcing the Sun” was held, which highlighted the needs to integrate Renewable Energy into Business. The conference focused on the best solutions and practices that could lead to an increased integration of Clean Energy into businesses. The Conference attracted over 45 Speakers and over 150 Industry delegates, the key focus was to also include and invite Industry leaders from other industries and give them a overview of Solar Industry and its potential.

Day one of the expo also saw sessions on ‘Converting Curiosity into Demand’, ‘International Perspective on the Indian Solar Rooftop Market’, ‘Sunny Side Up’ (Where the Industry Leaders shared insights on the most pressing issues in the sector), ‘Today or Tomorrow?’ (A unique session which aimed at bringing the volley of questions from the project costs to tariffs to finance that has been on the minds of each customer and technical presentations).

Day Two will see sessions on ‘Third Party Financing: Game changer for achieving the Rooftop targets?’, ‘Walking the double-edged sword: Project Financing and Risk Management in the Indian Scenario’, ‘The Inflection Point: Manufacturing Trends to enhance the efficiency of PV Cells and Cost Optimisation, a presentation on ‘Financing RE projects in India’ along with insightful technical presentations.

Speaking at the inaugural session of RenewX 2017, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “Renewable energy is key to India’s electrification plan. Providing clean energy security has been one of the challenges our country is facing despite being endowed with numerous non-conventional energy resources. The government’s ambitious goal of achieving 175 GW of renewable power in the country by 2022 has caught global interest and will offer massive investment opportunities across the value chain. Along with other states in South India, Telangana has been playing an active role in aggressively supporting solar energy and holds promise for the sector with its profitable and favourable government and industrial policies. Consequently, the sector in the region has seen an influx of international interest and in-turn, investments leading to the launch of major projects. Against this landscape, our second edition of RenewX intends to accelerate the growth of Renewable Energy Industry in South India and contribute to the country’s sustainable economic development.”

RenewX 2017: UBM India’s Renewable energy mission for South India

A Congregation of the zone’s green economy community by the presenters of Renewable Energy India Expo (REI India)

UBM India, organisers of Renewable Energy India Expo (REI India) announced the second edition of RenewX, a two-day Renewable Energy trade expo on April 7 and 8, 2017 at the Hitex, Hyderabad after the stupendous success of its first edition. Through RenewX 2017, UBM India will provide an industry platform for organizations to capitalize and penetrate into the lucrative south Indian renewable energy market. The expo will witness a congregation of South India’s green economy community to discuss industry trends, challenges and market insights including the Indian regulatory framework.

Bringing together manufacturers, EPCs, distributors and service providers, RenewX 2017 has over 130 participating exhibitors striving to make a difference in the renewable energy domain. These include Renewable Energy Corporation (India) Pvt Ltd., Greenko Group, Cleantech Solar Energy , Amplus Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd. , Zhuhai Gmee Solar Equipment Co., Ltd. MachinePulse , Oriano Clean Energy Pvt. Ltd. Avi Solar Energy Pvt. Ltd, BrijEncapsulants, Phocos India Solar Pvt Ltd.; MECO Meters Pvt Ltd.; Vision Mechatronics Pvt. Ltd, Bergen Associates, Premier Solar Systems Pvt. Ltd, Premier Solar PowertechPvt. Ltd, Archimedes Green Energys Pvt Ltd., Greenvision Technologies , Surana Solar Ltd.; Greentek India Pvt Ltd; Radite Energy; Solar Idea Pvt Ltd.; Nuevosol Energy Pvt. Ltd.; and RenewSys India Pvt Ltd., among others. Chinese delegates will be present at this expo as well.

RenewX 2017 is supported by central nodal agencies such as Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI), the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA), Telangana New & Renewable Energy Development Corporation Ltd (TNREDCL) and the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC).

The announcement of the second edition of RenewX comes at a time when renewables continue to increasingly carve a bigger space in the country’s generation sphere, encouraged by government funding. Green power, for instance, is driving the growth in India’s electricity generation as the total installed solar capacity, including rooftop and off-grid projects, has crossed 10 gW, according to latest government and market data. On a pan Indian scale, while Tamil Nadu has the highest installed solar energy capacity, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana follow closely along with Rajasthan and Gujarat. The renewable energy sector has recently got a further impetus with the government announcing an ambitious scheme to double solar power generation capacity under the solar parks scheme to 40,000 megawatts (mW) by 2020, with Rs. 8,100 Crores assistance to fund 30% of the initial project cost of
developers. In 2017 itself, India is expected to add new solar capacity of 8-10 gW, a growth of 137% over last year, a recent report by Bridge To India, a green energy-focused consultant, indicated.

The expo will also hold a two day conference on “Sourcing the Sun” that will talk about integrating Renewables into business, and to find the best solutions and practices that can lead to increased integration of Clean Energy into businesses.

Speaking on the announcement, Mr.Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “Providing energy security to all citizens, more specifically through clean energy sources has been one of the challenges our country is facing despite huge renewable resource availability and potential. The government’s ambitious target of adding 175 GW of renewable power in the country by 2022, has created awareness about renewable energy in the country and will offer massive investment opportunities across the value chain. Telangana, since its establishment has been playing an active role in aggressively supporting solar energy. Along with other states in South India that are also promoting renewable energy, the region holds promise for the sector with its profitable and favourable government and industrial policies. The sector in the region has also been benefitted by investments leading to launch of major projects. After our successful 1st edition in 2015, we are all set for the second edition of RenewX in Hyderabad that aims to accelerate the growth of Renewable Energy Industry in South India and contribute to the country’s sustainable economic development.”

The 10th edition of IFSEC India gets underway in the Capital

South Asia’s largest Security and surveillance congregation by UBM India

• 20 participating countries & over 300 brands showcase Smart Security for Emerging India
• Launch of the first ever IFSEC India Awards
• Two-day high impact conferences focussing on Homeland Security

UBM India today launched the 10th edition of International Fire & Security Exhibition and Conference (IFSEC) India, a three day show between December 8-10, 2016 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. IFSEC 2016 was inaugurated by Chief Guest, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Hon’ble Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India, Guest of Honour, Shri Ramsewak Paikra, Hon’ble Minister for Home, Government of Chhattisgarh other key dignitaries Shri D. R. Kaarthikeyan, IPS (Retd.), Chairman, ASSOCHAM National Council of Homeland Security; Mr. Maninderjeet Singh Bitta, Chairman, All-India Anti-Terrorist Front; Mr. Shiv Charan Yadav, President, APSA; Dr. Arvind Gupta, Deputy National Security Advisor, Government of India; Shri Anil Dhawan, Co-Chairman, ASSOCHAM National Council of Homeland Security; Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India and Mr. Pankaj Jain, Group Director, UBM India amidst an august industry gathering.


The show brought together internationally renowned exhibitors, consultants, business experts and key government officials under one common platform, to discuss global best practices and seek solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in the security and fire domain.
The show was a convener of internationally renowned exhibitors, consultants, business experts and key government officials that provided informative demos and a wealth of opportunities for the visitors to network and learn about cutting-edge technologies, industry trends, challenges, market insights and discover the best solutions to keep their business and clients secured.
IFSEC India in its 10th anniversary saw participation from countries such as Australia, China, Hungary, India, Korea, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, UAE, UK and USA. It is well-supported in its endeavours by associations such as APSA, ESAI and ESSCI.
The expo has over 300 participating brands which includes premier plus partners such as Aditya Infotech, Advik, Dahua, ERD Technologies, ESSL, HI-Focus, Hikvision, HANWHA TECHWIN
(formerly SAMSUNG TECHWIN), Secureye, Fortune Marketing, Tech smart, Tenda, Hamsa, Uniview, ZKTeco. The Premier Partners of UBM India for the expo included ACSYS, Axestrack,

Face ID, Honeywell, Lilin, Mantra, Panasonic, Road point, Sparsh, Starex, Unicam systems, Unique Electrovision and Zebronics.
Speaking at the inauguration of the 10th edition of IFSEC India Expo, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “Today, cities across the world are evolving faster than at any point in history. They have become more congested, and criminal activities have soared up, leading to the destruction of carefully tended to public assets. Compounding the problems, global terrorism has become a major concern that presents communities and neighbourhoods with dire security problems. Under these circumstances, IFSEC India will act as catalysts to the progress and vision of the security industry, as we provide a platform for industry players to collectively ideate, innovate, spot trends and come up with integrated, high-tech solutions that are at once cost effective and easy to implement.”
“This year, we have reached an important milestone and achieved a new momentum with the 10th anniversary of IFSEC and the expo is proud to feature a broader platter of technologies pertaining to biometrics, transport and access control, in addition to surveillance, for the knowledge of end users and providers. The multiple country participation, involvement of industry leaders, top global brands exhibiting their solution offerings, and content-rich conferences considerably augments the value of the expo.” he further added.
With the increasing focus on Homeland security in India, IFSEC India this year proactively deciphered relevant insights gained in the global security market by conducting a two-day conference with the theme ‘Security strategies to counter external and internal threats’ and ‘Creating a Smarter and Safer World with State-of-the-art Security Technology’ alongside the exhibition. Day 1 included technical sessions on Procurement of Security Equipment; Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs; Forensic Sciences Training & Development; Airport Security & UAV / Drones Policy. Day 2 will include sessions on Border Management Strategy; Challenges of Leftist Extremism and its Impact on National Security; Public Transport Security; Securing the Digital Network. The expo is supported by Assocham & PWC as ‘Conference’ and ‘Knowledge Partners’, respectively.
IFSEC India also launched the first ever IFSEC India Awards in India, which has been specially crafted to get the minds behind electronic security in various industry verticals in the limelight. The awards (which will be held on 8th Dec ) will recognise the excellence and innovations of CSOs & Security officers who continuously work behind the scenes to ensure robust security. The process advisor for the IFSEC India Awards is Ernst & Young and is supported by ASSOCHAM. The presenting partners for the awards are Dahua Technology & HIK Vision.
According to industry reports by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), India, along with Britain, Germany and France is poised to emerge as one of largest players in the global Homeland Security (HLS) market by 2020. The key opportunities of IFSEC

India 2016 accordingly lie in the areas of Urban surveillance, critical infrastructure protection, border, port & airport security, transport security, fire safety, cyber security, Home Automation, Safe cities and so on.

Industry Speak:
Prama Hikvision India
Mr. Ashish P. Dhakan M.D. and CEO Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The landscape for the security industry in India is quite conducive and congenial. All major sectors in India are expanding obligating security cover. The major initiatives of the Modi Administration such as ‘Digital India’, ‘Make in India’, ‘City Surveillance’, ‘Smart Cities’ and ‘Demonetization’ have thrown open a flood gate of opportunities for the security industry in India. India’s security market has topped Rs 6800 crore or USD 1 billion this year. The growth is pretty good this year. Increase in militancy, rising crimes, growing economy and falling prices of security devise have accelerated the security industry’s growth rate in India. Globally the increase in terrorism has compelled all people and companies to be more security conscious. More and more latest security devices are installed even in public places in Europe to protect people and prevent loss or damage to properties. As such the security spending world-wide has been on the rise and nobody wants to take a chance.”
“IFSEC India 2016 is showcasing cutting edge products like CCTV & video surveillance, biometrics & RFID, integrated systems, access control, cyber security, integrated systems, physical security, perimeter protection, fire detection systems, intruder alarms and fire alarms. IFSEC India 2016 cements its position within the global security market.”He further added.

Honeywell Security and Fire India
Mr. Sharad Yadav, General Manager, Honeywell Security and Fire India
“Honeywell has a strong legacy of eight decades in India and understands deeply the security & safety requirements of the country. We are supporting the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the government and locally manufacturing the products for them. At IFSEC, Honeywell will be showcasing its “Integrated Security & Fire Solutions” portfolio that covers a comprehensive range of products & solutions including video surveillance, access control for protection of premises, fire alarm systems for fire detection and burglar alarms for intruder monitoring. Honeywell is well positioned to help local customers in India meet the security and fire requirements across all market segments and verticals are it in enterprise, SMB, banking, hospitality, and retail, residential and industrial among others.”

This year Honeywell will be showcasing among other new products, eVance™ Facility Manager, a cloud-based technology that enables greater insight on the health of fire systems and better decision making, MaxPro™ Cloud Alarm Monitor, a cloud-based platform that enables powerful remote monitoring and real-time response across multiple sites, eQUIP™ Camera Series, high image quality cameras withstanding varying degrees of lighting and weather conditions suitable for a wide variety of applications, and the Xtralis range of solutions for remote visual verification of fire and intrusion risks, advanced perimeter security technologies, and video analyticssoftware.

Safe Cities: IFSEC India’s advocacy for Industry

10th edition of South Asia’s largest Security event by UBM India

300 Companies, 20+ Countries showcases Smart Security for Emerging India

As part of the world’s leading portfolio of security and fire safety events, the International Fire & Security Exhibition and Conference (IFSEC) India, expo hosted by UBM India, is back once again with its 10th edition of the expo scheduled from 8th – 10th December 2016 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Supported by APSA and ESAI, the expo is the region’s pre-eminent authority on the expertise and guidance of industrial security.

Today, cities across the world are constantly evolving faster than at any point in history. They have become more congested, and criminal activities have soared up, leading to the destruction of public assets. Compounding the problems, terrorism has become a major concern that presents communities and neighbourhoods with new security problems. Faced with a wealth of often elusive challenges, cities are expected to manage and control the change to allow their communities to have a standard of living that meets modern-day expectations.



In the age of smart technology and to match the pace of smart cities, the need for smart security is of utmost significance. The rising need for advanced security, increasing public surveillance, growing IT infrastructure, increasing IT spends, and surging criminal activities have spurred the market for IP Video Surveillance systems in India. From the earlier Analog CCTV technology, there has been a steady technology shift to Internet Protocol (IP) based (digital), open source and fully integrated systems, with the option for remote surveillance, background screening, video analytics, digital video and sensor-based detection. It has hardly surprising then that the fastest growing end-user industry is projected to be city surveillance.

The growing awareness in the retail and enterprise segment too is giving security solutions a cult status. Under these circumstances, IFSEC India will act as catalysts for the progress and vision of the industry, as we provide a platform for industry players to collectively ideate, innovate, and spot trends like the shift in India’s security paradigm from a preventive approach to a monitoring and response strategy. In its tenth edition, IFSEC is proud to feature technologies pertaining to biometrics, transport, access control, in addition to surveillance, for the knowledge of end users and providers.

Over 300 companies from 20+ countries from the security and fire domain have confirmed participation for the 2016 edition; some of the premier plus partners include Aditya Infotech, Advik, Dahua, ERD Technologies, ESSL, HI-Focus, Hikvision, HANWHA TECHWIN(formerly SAMSUNG TECHWIN), Secureye, Fortune Marketing, Tech smart, Tenda, Hamsa, Uniview, ZKTeco. Our Premier Partners include ACSYS, Axestrack, Blue I, Face ID, Honeywell, Lilin, Mantra, Panasonic, Road point, Sparsh, Starex, Unicam systems, Unique Electrovision and Zebronics.

Speaking on the announcement of IFSEC India 2016, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “According to industry reports by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), India, along with Britain, Germany and France is poised to emerge as one of largest player in global Homeland Security (HLS) market by 2020. The demand for video surveillance in India has grown not only in corporate houses but also risen sharply among the RWAs and security agencies as well. The demand for other security systems like Access Control, Biometrics, Alarm Systems, Transport Security, Home Automation, Perimeter Security and Metal Detectors has increased too. The booming demand for these security solutions, falling costs of products & installation coupled with hassle-free installation & portability is making wireless security an instant hit. Against this landscape, IFSEC 2016, South Asia’s largest annual exposition in the security industry, shall showcase some of the finest IP electronic surveillance technologies & architectures to secure our tomorrows.”

“This year, we have also reached an important milestone and achieved a new momentum with the 10th anniversary of our expo which will provide a perfect platform for stakeholders from the security and fire community to come together and address challenges that have acted as speed bumps to this growth.” he further added.

With the increasing focus on Homeland security in India, IFSEC India, this year has decided to proactively decipher relevant insights gained in the global security market by conducting a two day conference with the theme ‘Security strategies to counter external and internal threats’ and ‘Creating a Smarter and Safer World with State-of-the-art Security Technology’ alongside the exhibition. The expo is supported by Assocham & PWC as ‘Conference’ and ‘Knowledge Partners’, respectively.

This year, IFSEC India will be launching the first ever IFSEC India Awards in India. The Electronic Security Industry in India is proliferating and the awards are crafted to specially get the minds behind electronic security in various industry verticals like BFSI, Retail, Manufacturing, Energy, Healthcare, PSUs, IT & ITES and Infrastructure in the limelight. The awards will recognise the excellence and innovations of CSOs & Security officers who continuously work behind the scenes to ensure robust security. The process advisors for the IFSEC India Awards will be Ernst and Young.
The key opportunities of the IFSEC India 2016 lie in the areas of Urban surveillance, critical infrastructure protection, border, port & airport security, transport security, fire safety, cyber security, Home Automation , Safe cities and so on.

OSH Chennai 2016 reiterates industry’s potential in South India

South India’s largest trade show for Occupational Health & Safety industry by UBM India

OSH Chennai 2016, South India’s largest international trade event catering to the occupational safety and health industry reiterated the industry’s potential and roadmap in South India. The trade show organized by UBM India successfully concluded on 10th June at Chennai Trade Centre. The inaugural took place in the presence of Chief Guest, Shri. Thiru K Kalaiannan, Additional Director, Directorate Industrial Safety and Health, Government of Tamil Nadu; Guest of Honour, Shri V.V.G.Raju, Regional Executive Director – Southern Region, Airport Authority of India; Key Dignitaries, Shri A K Megharaj, Deputy Director General Mines Safety, Southern Zone, Directorate Mines Safety, Government of India; Mr Karthikeya R. Reddy, CEO & Director, Dickies India & ID Overseas Pvt. Ltd.; Mr Badrinath Gulur, Director, Training & Capacity Building – Social Accountability International (SAI); Mr. Varun Budhiraja, Director, Euro Safety Footwear, India and Mr. Dr P.C.Ghosh, Director Retired (Physiology& Ergonomics), Central Labour Institute, Mumbai and Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India amidst an august industry gathering.

The two day event provided an industry platform for professionals across industries to interact with global and domestic suppliers, safety experts, consultants, manufacturers and distributors for quality solutions in the occupational safety and health industry. Renowned companies such as Dickies India – ‘Presenting Partner’; Euro Safety Footwear (India) Pvt. Ltd. – ‘Occupational Safety & Health Partner’; Mallcom India Ltd; Venus Safety and Health Pvt Ltd; Acme Safetywears Ltd; Accent Industries Ltd; Prolite Autoglo Ltd; Acme Fabrik Plast Co; Lakeland Glove and Safety Apparels Pvt Ltd; Allied Safety Equipments Pvt Ltd; JLG Industries; Aktion Safety Solutions Pvt Ltd; Tobit Engineers; Tej Engineering; Prem Safety Works; Hetal International and NIST Institute Pvt. Ltd. amongst others participated in this edition.

One of the main highlights of the event was the two-day conference which brought occupational safety to the forefront by experts from across the country and leading international organizations, whilst discussing industry challenges and global best practices. Topics of discussion at the conference ranged from: ‘Building a culture of prevention in Occupational Safety and Health’; Responsible Care – A comprehensive Safety System for Chemical Industries’, ‘Building Safety Leadership and Talent’; ‘Fire Safety Challenges in India’; ‘Construction Industry: Building a Proactive Safety Culture’ to ‘Workplace Stress: A Collective Challenge’.

The summit lined-up eminent speakers including Mr Birendra Verma, Joint President & Group Head Safety, Aditya Birla Group; Mr Michael Sanderson, EHS Head – Metro and Defence, Larsen and Toubro, Chennai; Ms Gitanjali J B, Chairperson & Managing Director,

AUM Hospitals ; Mr. R.A.Venkitachalam, Vice President, Public Safety, Underwriters Laboratories Inc; Dr. Ashish Arora, Occupational Health Physician, Shell India; Mr Shailesh Raval, Head-Health, Safety & Environment, Deepak Nitrite Ltd. and Mr. JC Sekar, CEO, AcuiZen Technologies Singapore Pte. Ltd. amongst many others. The interactive certified class room style workshop conducted by Mr Badrinath Gulur, Director, Training & Capacity Building – Social Accountability International (SAI) was also well received by the participants, where the overriding message was how to encourage safety culture among the workforce and organizations.

Speaking on the successful completion of OSH Chennai 2016, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “We echo industry’s advocacy of ensuring the safety and health of the growing workforce in our country. To enhance quality of life as a whole, Occupational Safety and Health is extremely important to emerging economies. Applying and highlighting the importance of this sector has become a necessity which in turn gives a huge opportunity to suppliers and service providers from across the world to showcase their product and solution offerings. UBM India met its objective for the 3rd edition of OSH Chennai by providing the perfect platform to the industry in South India to realise this opportunity.”

Launches at OSH Chennai 2016

Dickies India

Leading global work wear brand ‘Dickies’, the ‘Presenting Partner’ for OSH Chennai 2016 unveiled their new safety footwear and performance occupational work wear line at the expo.

Speaking on their launch and association with OSH Chennai 2016 as Presenting Partners, Mr. Karthikeya R. Reddy, CEO & Director, Dickies India said, “OSH India provides a great platform for Dickies to introduce its products to Indian workers and we are glad to be the Presenting Partners for this year’s edition too. We have introduced global largest work wear brand to Indian workers and we believe OSH was great platform for it. We launched our new safety footwear and performance occupational work wear line at OSH Chennai in June’2016.”

Euro Safety Footwear

Euro Safety Footwear, the ‘Occupational Safety & Health Partner’ for OSH Chennai 2016 showcased their newly developed range of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), with promising products to cater to every kind of industry.

Speaking on the launch and their association with OSH Chennai 2016, Mr. Varun Budhiraja, Director, Euro Safety Footwear (India) Pvt. Ltd., said, “We have been working on our new product range for months now. When any new player enters a market, it follows the ongoing trend and offers what people are already buying. What we have offered is something new and what people would want to buy. Workers want comfort, convenience, looks all wrapped up in a blanket of safety and this is exactly what we have offered. OSH and Euro Safety Footwear have been working together to spread awareness about occupational safety and for the first time, we supported the expo as ‘Occupational Safety & Health Partner’ to strengthen our beliefs. We must always remember that the money saved today on compromising a worker’s safety is spent on fatality; what’s left of it is the guilt.”
Karam

KARAM launched Safe India Drive campaign which is basically a mobile exhibition demo van as part of our continuous effort to achieve worker safety. The KARAM Mobile Studio will be covering the entire length and breadth of the country to generate safety awareness at work place.

Being no.1 manufacturer of Fall Protection Equipment & PPE and a one stop solution for safety consultancy the company felt responsible to educate people and organisations about safety awareness and how to best use the safety products that may help them to minimize the risks of working at height & in Confined Spaces.

This van will go to their door-step and will give them a chance to see new innovative products, use fall protection equipment and training on scaffolding followed by opportunity to witness a live Strength test of their products. The entire program is scheduled for 90 minutes and can be repeated multiple times in a day as per the customer’s satisfaction on product training.

UBM India’s Child, Baby and Maternity Expo India opens its 4th edition today

An industry congregation of over 100 exhibitors and 300 Indian and global brands

CBME India 2016, the three day (20th – 22nd April 2016) trade show hosted by UBM India, commenced today at Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. The event was inaugurated by Chief Guest Smt. Poonam Mahajan, Member of Parliament; Guest of Honour Smt. Snehal Ambekar, Mayor of Mumbai; Special Guest Dr. Nandita Palshetkar, President, Mumbai Obstetrics & Gynecological Society and Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India amidst an august industry gathering. The show brought together global suppliers and manufacturers of child, baby and maternity products and services under one roof.

UBM India’s Child, Baby and Maternity Expo India opens its 4th edition today

Chief Guest Smt. Poonam Mahajan highlighted that events like CBME India help in creating awareness which is the need of the hour. She also emphasized that she would take this initiative further with the Government as companies exhibited products which were in line with the ‘Make in India’ campaign, as stated on the sidelines of CBME India 2016.

CBME India 2016 in its fourth year, is India’s one of a kind B2B exhibition with over 100 exhibitors and 300 Indian and global brands. The expo intends to provide an unrivalled business opportunity to Indian and global manufacturers and providers of child, baby and maternity products and services, providing access to thousands of retailers, wholesalers, distributors, investor, importers, franchisee market and educational institutions. The event is supported by All India Association of Industries.

The companies participating this year are key world-renowned brands like J L Morrison, Mother Care, Piramal, Me and Moms Pvt Ltd, Little’s (India), Bonny Products, TOONZ Retail, Chicco, Lovi, Smitten Baby, Farlin, Gemini Lifestyle Private Ltd, Posh Baby and Kids India, R for Rabbit Baby Products Pvt Ltd, Momzjoy and Royal Brushes Ltd amongst others providing a wide spectrum of quality international products and technology.

Speaking on the inaugural, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “The children and baby care products market has emerged as one of the most lucrative markets in India over a period of time. Continuous innovation and development of brands and increase in investments from both domestic and International have contributed to the growth of this industry in the recent years making India a worthwhile market for such products amongst the other emerging nations. The kind of industry response we at UBM India have received towards CBME India 2016 further validates the potential of this industry. This year too, we are glad to showcase over 300 Indian and global brands providing you access to further your business.”

This year’s edition includes the launch of Cool Kids Fashion India, a first of its kind event which highlights premium kids fashion from both well-known & emerging designers, brands and manufacturers. A signature affair to position India on the map of the kids fashion industry, Cool Kids Fashion India includes a complete overview of children’s clothing and accessories and showcases various features such as Premium Exhibition, A Fashion Design contest for kids, trend forum launch pad, Kids fashion gallery and workshops on merchandising and styling. The expo also presents an Innovative Product Corner (IPC) wherein CBME India will recognise design excellence and innovation from the participating exhibitors at IPC with an Innovative Product Award.

Like every year, the expo has a series of panel discussions and knowledge sessions with speakers from renowned retail and e-commerce companies such as J L Morison (India) Ltd., Wazir Advisor; Being Human, Tommy Hilfiger, Supplified.com; Apples eyes; Deal jeans; The Children’s Palace, Pepe, SafetyKart.com, Musafir.com and YoStartups.com amongst others. The first day witnessed a panel discussion that included topics such as ‘How can brands and SMEs successfully leverage the E-commerce Business Opportunity and Operational Excellence and Driving Efficiencies in Supply Chain – Way ahead. Whereas, the second day will witness seminars that will discuss the following themes – ‘Indian kids’ wear market: Global brands fill in the gap, Luxe & designer kids’ wear: Is it just the tip of the iceberg?’

Industry awaits Renewable Energy India Expo (REI) 2015

Global Interest, International Investments & Technology breakthroughs mark 9th edition

UBM India will host the 9th edition of its flagship event, Renewable Energy India Expo (REI) from 23rd to25th September at the India Expo Center, Greater Noida. REI is a global platform where India’s green economy community including overseas participants will congregate to discuss industry trends, challenges and market insights including the Indian regulatory framework. The event aims to further upscale and mainstream the applications of renewable energy resources, showcase innovations, product launches and enrich the deliberation through international exhibition and conference platform.

REI India 2015 will feature country pavilions from China, Japan, Italy, Taiwan, Canada & USA, a delegation of business houses led by Honourable Ms. Amy Adams, New Zealand Minister for Justice, Courts, Communications and Broadcasting. The event has been well received and supported by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy- Government of India (MNRE), Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP), National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE), Indo-German Energy Forum Support Office (IGEF), Tamil Nadu Solar Energy Developers Association (TNSEDA), Solar Power Developers Association and Indian Biogas Association, and will see the presence of key dignitaries Shri Upendra Tripathy, Secretary , Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, Mr. Kameswara Rao, Energy, Utilities, and Mining Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited, Mr. Munehiko Tsuchiya, Executive Director, NEDO, Japan, Mr. Dillon Banerjee, Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy, New Delhi, Dr. Martin Hanz, Deputy Chief of Mission, Head of Economic and Global Affairs, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in India, Dr. S Gomathinayagam, Director General, National Institute of Wind Energy, Government of India, Shri Ajay Jain, Secretary to Government, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Arvind Kumar, Secretary (FAC), Government of Telangana, Shri S.K. Shukla, Chief Executive Officer, Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency, Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, His Excellency Mr. Wilmar Rizali Indrakesuma, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, Chargé d’Affaires Mr. Radu Octavian Dobre, Embassy of Romania, His Excellency Mr. Daniel Carmon, Embassy of Israel, H.E. Mr. Petko Doykov, Embassy of Bulgaria, His Excellency Mr. Tomasz Łukaszuk, Embassy of Republic of Poland.

Bringing together manufacturers, EPCs and service providers, REI 2015 trade expo has over 500 participating exhibitors including companies like Bergen Associates, BOSCH Solar Energy, Bonfiglioli Renewable Power, Conversion India Pvt Ltd., Canadian Solar, Delta Power Solution (I) Pvt Ltd., EMMVEE Photovoltaic Power Pvt Ltd., Enerparc Energy Pvt Ltd., GE, Genus Innovation Limited, Harsha Abakus Solar, Hero Future Energies,

Mahindra Susten, Nuevosol Energy Pvt. Ltd., Phocos India Solar Pvt Ltd., Regen Powertech Pvt Ltd., Rolta Power Pvt. Ltd., Siemens Limited, SkyPower Global, Sterling Wilson, SunEdison Solar Power India Pvt Ltd, Suzlon, Vikram Solar Pvt Ltd. amongst others. The show will also serve as a launch platform for companies to introduce new products and technologies. Navitas Green Solutions Pvt. Ltd. will launch their Sapphire series of solar PV modules by which clients get the benefit of natural day lighting and power generation; PV Power Tech will launch high efficiency 4 bus bar cell with 260 watt module in 60 cells, while Staubli Tec Systems India Pvt Ltd will introduce MC4 EVO 2, the first PV connector in the market that is suited for all climatic environments thanks to resistance to UV, ammonia, salt-mist spray and high IP class (IP68) and for high current rating up to 69 A. The MC4 EVO2 is suitable for a wide cable range and all original MC4 products are fully intercompatible.

Highlights of the expo include the live experience of a Solar car, workshops and master classes by Global Sustainable Energy Solutions (GSES), the Business Plan Competition that will offer opportunities to potential entrepreneurs to win funding from investors, World of Innovation- the launch-pad arena, Technical Symposium on skills development by National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE).

Yogesh Mudras, Acting Managing Director, UBM India Pvt. Ltd, said “UBM India’s objective for the 2015 edition of REI Expo is to bridge the gap between Industry, Government & Investors. To support the Indian Government’s vision of achieving 1,75,000 MW by 2022, REI Expo would serve as an Industry catalyst in bringing the technology and the international fraternity including investors to India to enable potential projects and set up manufacturing units under the “Make in India” campaign. In a nutshell, REI 2015 will be world’s 2nd largest event in this sector with multiple country participation, best of technology, cost effective solutions, participation of Industry leaders, various country delegation, top global brands exhibiting and their product and solution offerings and a content rich conference.”

The expo will also boast a power packed conference themed “Indian Renewable Energy Landscape – Evolving the Success Parameters”. Eminent industry Speakers from across the world will discuss on key issues and trends related to Renewable Energy, the status of Solar and Wind power in India, strategies to scale it up to achieve 100 GW and 70 GW by 2020, Policy interventions, manufacturing reach, financial viability of projects whilst mitigating risk, Smart Grid Pilot Projects, Geothermal Energy Status and Bio Energy. Some key topics of discussion at the conference over the three days include:

· Welcome to the New Era of Solar Energy in India
· Solar Park: Developers & State Perspective
· Roadmap for achieving 60 GW of Wind Generation in India
· Repowering of old wind farms by Indo German Energy Forum, Support Office
· Harvesting Power – Integrating waste into our culture
· Solar Power: A definitive game changer
· Make in India- RE Sector By Bloomberg New Energy Finance
· Smart Grid with Smart RE
· Right Beneath our Feet- Realising our Geo-Energy Future by Onefinite.com and The Indian Geothermal Association
· Balance of System: The Nerve Centre
· Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Renewable Energy Sector by The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE)

The trade show will also be preceded by the Renewable Energy India Awards 2015 that aims to celebrate excellence and recognize contribution of Indian companies in the Renewable Energy sector. The event provides an opportunity to organisations to showcase their exceptional accomplishments & abilities in the direction of Innovations & Excellence. With supporting partners, Ernst & Young as Process Advisors and Avalon Global Research as Knowledge Partner, the Awards will be conducted professionally and systematically to bring out the best of India’s talent.

Along with the REI Awards, UBM India will launch a collector’s Edition Publication, “India’s Leading Renewable Energy Companies”, a premium publication capturing the development of Renewable Energy business in India in FY14 -15 and profiling the leading companies in the Renewable Energy Sector.