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Get Set For EFY Expo 2013: An Indian Electronics Expo For The Global Industry

NEW DELHI, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The Expo is Being Held in Partnership With the Department of Electronics & IT (DeitY), Ministry of Communications & IT, Government of India

The stage is set for Delhi's first Electronics Expo of the season, EFY Expo 2013. The event will kick-start tomorrow (21st February) with chief guest Kapil Sibal, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, inaugurating the event at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi (Halls 7, 8, 9 and 10). EFY Expo comes back this year in a much bigger and better avatar, bringing the entire electronics eco system under one roof.

This electronics show will cover an area of 8090 sq m, with more than 200 exhibitors showcasing their brands and products. EFY Expo 2013 is 10-15 per cent bigger than last year's show. With the aim to become the No 1 Expo in terms of both quantity and quality of visitors, this show provides an apt platform for the buyers and sellers to meet, interact and transact. The presence of global players from electronics dominant nations like China, Japan and Taiwan in the Expo increases the business reach for players in the Indian electronics industry. This year's Expo is particularly important, as it is being held in partnership with the Department of Electronics & IT (DeitY), Ministry of Communications & IT, Government of India. The event will help in bridging the gap between the government and the industry, which will hopefully have long-term positive effects on the Indian electronics industry. Exhibitors will get an opportunity to boost their business potential and strengthen their business network by reaching out to their target audience.

Speaking about the importance of the show, Ramesh Chopra, Founder and Vice President, EFY group, said, "EFY Expo brings the entire ecosystem for electronics industry under one umbrella. EFY Expo is one of our sincere efforts and commitments towards the industry, where we strive to contribute in making India an important manufacturing hub. This year's show takes a significant step ahead of the previous editions. The Expo is being held in partnership with the Department of Electronics & IT (DeitY), Ministry of Communications & IT, Government of India. The Department of Electronics & IT aims to connect with the industry at the EFY Expo, which can be a great platform for bridging the gap and ensuring smoother communication between the industry and the government. It also has the support of NSIC and the approval of ITPO. Since last year's Expo attracted the largest number of visitors from the industry in recent times, this year's Expo is expected to draw an even larger crowd."

The buyer-seller meetings at EFY Expo 2013 will be a major attraction for the exhibitors and the visitors. EFY has facilitated such meetings along with ELCINA to bring together those who provide and those in need of electronic components, manufacturing machinery, equipment, technology solutions, materials, products, services, R&D, etc, to network and to explore business opportunities during the Expo.

EFY Expo was a great success in 2012 and promises to continue its success ride this year as well, with fruitful takeaways for the entire electronics industry.

Highlights of EFY Expo 2013

T&M India Area -  A perfect platform for buyers
Live SMT Line - A complete SMT production set-up, for low- to mid-volume manufacturing units
DeitY Seminar - A conference on the National Electronics Policy on resurrecting the electronics manufacturing ecosystem
Manufacturing Seminar - Challenges, solutions and opportunities related with RoHS Compliant electronics manufacturing
Design Conference - A conference for design engineers to come together and interact with their peers and international experts
ELCINA Conference - A conference on synergising investments with market dynamics, technology and electronics manufacturing
Conference for Academicians - The academia edition of the Electronics Rocks conference for promoting interaction between the industry and the educational sector

About EFY Expo:

The Electronics For You (EFY) Expo is a unique electronics event that focuses not only on 'components' and 'manufacturing equipment,' but on the entire ecosystem for electronics in India. To build a comprehensive platform for the electronics industry, the EFY Expo puts together everything that an electronics event should provide - from innovation (new technology) and product design, to manufacturing and product sales. Visitors expected at this Expo would range from innovators and design engineers, to manufacturers and B2B buyers..

About EFY Group:

Over the last four decades, the EFY Group has become synonymous with information on cutting-edge technology. Today, this renowned media group is spread across eight cities of India, and caters to over two million techies spread across the globe.

EFY print publications not only reach every nook and corner of India - its mailing list has over 6,000 zip-codes -- but are also read by techies in other South Asian countries, like Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Afghanistan. The Group is also amongst the few Indian publishers to have its publications distributed in Singapore and Malaysia.

The online communities of the Group provide tech content to readers from all across the globe. The Group's online portfolio includes some global leaders, such as: www.electronicsforu.com, www.linuxforu.com, www.efytimes.com, www.electronicsb2b.com and www.eleb2b.com. Plus, the Group manages three social media (Facebook) communities, which are global leaders in their respective domains. These include: www.facebook.com/designelectronics, www.facebook.com/OpenSourceForU and www.facebook.com/Tablets.India.

Recently, the Group launched digital editions of its publications to make them easily accessible to readers all across the globe. The Group's digital publications are now available in all popular platforms including iOS (Apple), Android, Kindle and e-zine (web browser). The Group has also tied up with leading online distributors including Amazon, Scoop, PocketMags, Zinio and Magzter.

The events division of the Group was strengthened with the launch of Electronics For You Expo in 2011. Now, the group boasts of a strong portfolio of events including EFY Readers' Choice Awards, ELCINA-EFY Awards, Electronics Rocks, EFY Design Engineers' Conference, and Open Source India.

The Group's passion for technology and its expertise in knowledge-sharing is now being channeled into building a strong hands-on training programme through EFY Tech Centers. The Tech Centers are working with the industry and academia to create industry-ready engineers.

The Group has set itself the target of empowering and helping 10 million techies, across the globe, by 2015, and it's investing heavily on growing the online communities and increasing the number of readers of its digital publications to achieve the goal.

Primary Media Contact: Diksha P Gupta, diksha.gupta@efyindia.com, 91-9717854520

Secondary Media Contact: Srabani Sen, srabani.sen@efyindia.com, 91-9899809240

SOURCE EFY Enterprises Pvt Ltd




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