Once an exhibitor or participant realises that he has got real value, then they want to repeat with a bigger space. That’s how Amtex today, starting from 180 has now got 1200 plus stalls,” Cyril Pereira, Managing Director at Reed Triune Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd.
The 11th edition of amtex 2018, Asian Machine Tool Exhibition was held in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 6th to 9th of July, 2018. It was held in hall numbers 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 12A of Pragati Maidan, which is presently undergoing Re-Development. The exhibition is being organized by Reed Triune Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd.. Reed Triune Pvt. Ltd. is a joint venture signed between Reed Exhibitions and Triune Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd. in 2014. This is the third Joint Venture by Reed Exhibitions in India. According to the Managing Director Cyril Pereira:
“This joint venture has so far been a successful marriage”
AMTEX Delhi is the leading machine tool exhibition in North India, which brings together industrialists and knowledge leaders from the machine tools and engineering sector from across the globe under a single roof, to display the solution of the technological innovation of the sector. Jay Shah, Managing Director, Tungaloy India Pvt. Ltd. Said, “Our main focus is selling cutting tools and this exhibition that is focusing on cutting tools is surprisingly very good, and the kind of crowd that has come is better than most of the exhibitions. Hopefully we will be participating in its future editions as well.”
The highlights of Amtex 2018 were:
This year companies from China and Taiwan have also participated in the Exhibition, along with 9+ companies from overseas. The stalls from China and Taiwan have been set up in hall number 9 and 11 respectively.
This year a matchmaking process has been conducted between the exhibitors and the visitors. This has ensured confirmed appointment by the visitors.
Alongside print and electronic media, this year digital media has also been used to promote the event.
The inauguration of the exhibition was done by the Developing Commissioner, Ram Mohan Mishra on 6th July, 2018. In the words of Cyril Pereira Amtex 2018 is going to reap better benefits than the previous Amtex. “This exhibition has surpassed all the previous records. In terms of space we have seen 20% growth. I’m sure we’ll get an increase in visitors, as we have recorded 23% growth in our online registrations. Last time the overall impact was 850 Crore rupees of business being generated, this time we’re expecting it to cross Rs. 1200 Crores.”
This edition of Amtex was better and stronger than ever as it also saw the presence of 3 Concurrent Shows, dedicated to vital subjects like Quality, Metrology, Tooling, Automation and Robotics. Q MET 2018 is a platform dedicated to exploring the potential in the sector of Quality and Metrology. Intertool Delhi is a one of its kind exhibition in Delhi, dedicated to specifically exploring the innovation in the Power & Hand Tools sector. Automation & Robotics is a marketplace dedicated to exploring, learning and investing in the process of automation and robotics of the manufacturing sector. With more than 450 exhibitors and over 1000 machines and products, AMTEX 2018 offered visitors an opportunity to explore and witness latest technologies and network with the industry leaders under a single roof.