After the broader acceptance of the 1st edition, the 2nd edition only made it larger in the expanse and reach, by pulling large number of delegates, visitors, and exhibitors, all satisfied with their performance at the conference and show, which validates the performance of the show per se.
The show was 2.5 times larger than the previous edition with propotionate increase in exhibitors and visitors from various parts of the globe.
The show this time not only got tremendous response from the Indian subcontinent including India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and Nepal, but it also witnessed some unprecedented participation from Africa with nations such as South Africa, Angola, Uganda, Mozambique, Zambia, and Ghana. The other nations such as Australia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Maldives, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, UAE, and Vietnam increased their participation from previous edition.
Apart from a well-arranged exhibition, the conference was studded with cable conclaves, CEO panel discussions, and technical sessions besides an elaborate inaugural session breaking the ice for 3-day mega show. The inaugural session seized the audience attention with the presence of people like Mr. Anil Gupta, CMD, KEI Industries Ltd; Mr. Andrew Shaw, MD, Dubai Cable Company (Ducab); Mr. Shreegopal Kabra, MD, RR Global; and Mr. Vijay Vedmutha, MD, Bedmutha Industries, who all shared their views on various aspects of the wire and cable industry. Mr. Anil Gupta said, “The show has been able to successfully capture the entire business fabric of wire and cable industry along with its overall positivity.”
CWF17 saw some high-voltage discussions at its cable conclaves and CEO discussions wherein a myriad of issues pertaining to cable industry were raised and discussed. Besides, technical sessions provided much needed space to industry experts to present some of the much talked about themes of wire and cable technology. In all, two cables conclaves, two CEO panel discussions, and two technical sessions were organized to give ample time to capture both business and technology side of the industry.
Cable & Wire Fair will be back again in 2019 and will be organized from 6th to 8th November at the same venue Pragati Maidan with bigger space and more number of Halls – 8, 9, 10 & 11.