6th edition of Concrete Show gets underway
Concrete Show India (CSI) 2018, the three day (24th – 26th May 2018) trade show hosted by UBM India, commenced at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. Day One of the event was inaugurated Mr. S. K. Gupta, Director Projects, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.; Mr. S M Ramchandani, Retd Jt MD, MSRDC; Shri Thiruman Archunan, Director Projects, Kochi Metro Rail Ltd.; Mr. Jogen Holst, Director EPTISA Consulting Engineers and Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India amidst an august industry gathering.
Concrete Show India covered key areas including roads and highways, housing, airports, ports, power, rail, tunnels, dams and bridges. It brought together over 150 Indian and global suppliers and manufacturers from industries including Concrete & Construction, Concrete Equipments, Construction Chemical, Commercial & Industrial flooring, Automations, Software (ERP, Project management, & Design) and mobile Construction tools & Instruments all under one roof.
Speaking at the inauguration of the 6th edition of Concrete Show India, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “India’s need for infrastructure development is well supported by the Union Government’s mega push for the sector. The last few years have witnessed a phenomenal growth in the sector, be it roadways, railways to airports and other smart-city initiatives, leading to world-class facilities across the country. With a boost of more than 5.97 trillion for infrastructure in the Union Budget 2018, the sector will witness a huge positive shift in 2018-19.”
“Concrete Show India 2018, provides an unparalleled business opportunity for commercial & residential developers and contractors, specialised architects and engineers, distributors, government authorities and state corporations to congregate, interact, network and discuss industry trends, challenges and market insights. The kind of industry comeback we at UBM India have received towards Concrete Show India 2018 further validates the potential of this industry. This year we are glad to showcase over 150 top of the line Indian and global companies providing you access to further your business.” he added.
The expo this year saw a variety of engagement platforms including the Innovation Zone, Student Incubation Cell, Demonstration Areas, Start-up Zones, Business to Business & Business to Government and Experience Zones that enabled a strong interaction and participation from all stakeholders in the industry.