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Third edition of India Manufacturing Show 2014 announced

Jointly organized by Bloomberg TV India in partnership with RBNL and IMS Foundation under the aegis of Laghu Udyog Bharati – Karnataka

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | December 13, 2013


Bloomberg TV India, nation’s leading English business news channel, in strategic partnership with Reliance Broadcast Network Limited and IMS Foundation under the aegis of Laghu Udyog Bharati – Karnataka is organizing the third edition of the INDIA MANUFACTURING SHOW 2014 (IMS 2014) from 11th – 13th September 2014 at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bangalore, India.

The launch of third edition of IMS 2014 event will be hosted at Taj West End, Bengaluru on December 18 in the august presence of Vikram Kiloskar, Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor & Vice- Chairman – Advisory Committee for IMS 2014.

Vikram Kiloskar, Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor & Vice- Chairman – Advisory Committee for IMS 2014 said, “The share of manufacturing in India’s GDP is less than what is required for sustainable and inclusive growth. This sector has to grow faster than the GDP to provide jobs at all levels to the young population entering the job market. The only way to grow manufacturing is to make sure that policy makers develop an environment that promotes competitiveness. Investors will give priority for regions, which will help excel their products in Quality, Cost and Delivery. India has a good source of raw materials, manpower and a unique capital goods industry. There are two strategies that we have to focus on: Market India and Factory India. Market India to attract investors to produce products for the vast Indian market, and Factory India to manufacture for export. I am pleased that IMS Foundation is organizing the India Manufacturing Show in September 2014. I am sure that this show will help policy makers look at the initiatives required for Market India and Factory India.”

Krish Gopalakrishnan, Co – Founder & Vice – Chairman, Infosys Ltd, Vidyashankar, Principal Sec. to the Govt. Commerce & Industries Dept., Krishnadas Nair, Hon. President, SIATI & Ex – CMD, HAL and Maheshwara Rao, Commissioner for Industrial Development will grace the event as Guests of Honour.

HVS Krishna, Chairman, IMS Foundation said, “As organizers of India Manufacturing Show, we firmly believe tomorrow belongs to entrepreneurs. Manufacturing sector is the only and permanent solution to our economic lacuna. India as a nation is on the cusp of something really phenomenal, IMS intends to be the catalyst that triggers this metamorphosis. IMS intends to put Indian manufacturing firmly on the global map. The endeavor of IMS is to create huge business opportunities to the Manufacturing Sector.”

Ravi Saneja, Business Head -Pulse, Conference & Exhibitions, Bloomberg TV India, speaking about IMS 2014 said, “We at Bloomberg TV India are happy to co-organise the 3rd edition of IMS 2014. IMS 2014 will be the single largest collaborative platform of Indian and International Manufacturing, Engineering and other ancillary industries which play a pivotal role of the overall industrial growth of the country. Bloomberg TV India is closely associated with each of these sectors and we are sure that our viewers will benefit from the content that we are able to derive and broadcast.”

IMS 2014 is supported by All India Association of Industries, Consortium of electronic Industries of Karnataka, Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry, International Centre for Automotive Technology, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Indo-Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industries, India China Economic and Cultural Council, Indo-Spanish Chamber of Technology, Karnataka Small Scale Industries Association, Manufacturer’s Association for Information Technology, Petroleum Federation of India and SME Chamber of India.

The 2nd Edition of IMS in 2012 received an overwhelming response from the MSME industry. Close to 8,000 visitors from 15 countries attended the exhibition & the conference and over 65 Corporate Enterprises & 120 Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises participated. Few key Indian exhibitors of IMS 2012 were ISRO, Mahindra & Mahindra, Kalyani Group, TVS Motors, JSW Steel Ltd., Bharat Forge, Kirloskar Toyota Textile Machinery Ltd. and International exhibitors are Bosch Ltd., Quest Informatics, Air Comfort Systems, and many more.

The industry sectors of focus in IMS 2014 are:

Aerospace  & Defense Engineering

Automation & Robotics

Automobile & Components

Metallurgy & Mining

Industrial Engineering

Electronics & IT

Energy & Environment


The organisers will pool their expertise to attract a strong Indian MSME sector as well as international export-oriented companies to enter the Indian growth market. IMS 2014 is expected to witness 10,000 plus B2B visitors and various stakeholders like Central Government bodies, State Government bodies, Public Sector Undertakings, and Financial Institutions taking active participation in building a stronger base for industries in India.

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