A good turnaround
The Big 5 Construct India 2015 witnessed industry experts coming together under one roof. The prestigious event was organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), co-organised by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Government of India in association with dmg events, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT). The exhibition was inaugurated on September 10 and took place from 10-12 September 2015 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.
The show saw an impressive attendance of 7,428 trade professionals across segments including architects, builders, real-estate developers, contractors, engineers, dealers and distributors of building and construction materials, amongst others.
The event was supported by the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), Council of Architecture (COA), The Confederation of Real Estate Developers´ Associations of India (CREDAI), Builders Association of India (BAI), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The third edition showcased over 250 global technologies, trends and solutions as well as nearly 15 CPD certified technical workshops, sessions and seminars. The visitors and exhibitors got a chance to meet the decision makers, key buyers and who´s who of building & construction sector from India, South East Asia, the Middle East and Europe. The international exhibitors from Germany, Turkey, the UK, Kuwait, China, Korea, Malaysia, Italy Oman and Qatar were quite impressed to see the overwhelming response for their pioneering products in the Indian market.
"It was our first ever exhibition in India and we are really very happy to see the tremendous response for our product. We look forward to participate next year as well" said Fatih Say, Sales Manager/Mechanical Engineer, Namtas, Turkey." We were very glad to participate for the second time at The Big 5 Construct India 2015 exhibition. And yet again we got an opportunity to enter the market with huge demand for it. Indian market is developing and has huge scope for our products" said Mirza Aijaz Baig, Chief Executive Officer, Ahlia Chemicals Company, Kuwait. "With the variety of the products and services we had displayed we saw a good demand for flooring, ceiling and blocks machine. The overall response from the visitors was quite impressive. We look forward to participate next year too" said Xu, China Pavilion representative.
The Indian exhibitors also had a strong presence at the show that included Asahi India Glass Ltd, Birla White Cement, Godrej Construction, Astral Polytechnik Ltd, Tata Steels, Jindal Steels & Power Ltd, Bishan Steel Industries, Ashtech India Ltd, and many more.
"All the important job titles, right mix of stakeholders brought in more interest for our product, that exactly what we aspired," said Sharad Vyas, Head Technical Services, Birla White Cement.
"Bringing the right set of people to our booth, has given us a very personal feeling, thanks to the team for great effort. We have made more contacts" said Somasundaram Senthil Kumar, Key Accounts, Asahi India Glass Ltd.
"People have shown interest in our new product line, great platform for TATA steel to showcase our new technology" said Parag Raut, Manager Sales & Marketing, TATA Steel dmg events have a strong presence in the construction, hospitality, interior design and energy space. Apart from the Big 5 Construct India brand, dmg events would also be launching new events in the region. The fourth edition of Big 5 Construct India will be taking place from 28-30 September at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai next year.