The event, that was successfully launched in India, witnessed the presence of leading construction players including industry suppliers and professionals from India and abroad.
Date: October 24-26, 2013 Venue: Hyderabad
Organiser: Hanley Wood Exhibition and Inter Ads, Exhibitions
World of Concrete the largest concrete exhibition from the USA launched its inaugural edition in India at Hitex Exhibition Centre in Hyderabad.
The event was organised from October 24-26, 2013 and witnessed the presence of leading construction players including industry suppliers and around 3,248 professional registrants from India and abroad. Visitors at the show were keen on observing the latest advancements in the concrete industry; this was evident with the display of high quality products, equipment, technology and services at the exhibition.´This edition proved to be an important step forward to promote the commercial concrete industry in India. We are highly pleased with the turnout for the first edition of World of Concrete in India,´ says Tom Cindric, Vice President, Hanley Wood Exhibitions, USA.
World of Concrete India has been successful in providing business opportunities, networking services and one-on-one meetings with potential customers from the industry. Live demonstrations of equipment and applications were also carried out in dedicated indoor and outdoor areas at the exhibition venue. Presentations on important products and techniques such as aggregate processing, aggregates, anchors and fasteners, batching equipment, cleaning materials and equipment, coatings inspection, measurement, software, floors and slabs, cutting and drilling, decorative concrete, demolition equipment and materials by the exhibitors was the highlight of this event. ´The success of World of Concrete was the result of our belief in focused exhibitions,´ says Rajan Sharma, Director, Inter Ads Exhibitions.
´It was encouraging to see the steady flow of visitors and the quality of enquiries from attendees. I feel that World of Concrete has a strong future in India," says RE Howden, Managing Director, Grass Concrete Ltd, England.
The inauguration of the event was held concurrently with the international conference titled ICI-IWC 2013, organised by Indian Concrete Institute on October 23, 2013 at National Academy of Construction in Hyderabad with the lighting of the lamp. The inaugural ceremony drew eminent personalities and academicians from across the country.
The international conference, ICI-IWC 2013 included 15 technical sessions and 80 speakers from India and abroad who deliberated on the theme ´Innovations in concrete for meeting infrastructure challenge´. The conference was attended by 754 delegates from India and abroad.
The success of World of Concrete India is also due to the right participation by companies who have displayed relevant product lines that created a lot of interest among the visitors. ´Reasonable visits to our booth resulted in productive and promising leads to help improve exposure of our product to the Indian market as well as acquire confidence of improving our sales in the future,´ says Damian O´Neill, Managing Director, Curecret Distribution Inc, USA.
The exhibitors were more than satisfied with this event. The organisers, Hanley Wood Exhibitions and Inter Ads Exhibitions Pvt Ltd, have announced October 2014 as the month for the second edition of World of Concrete India at Hitex Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad in India.
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