Perfect start: first IFAT INDIA excites the market

• Around 5,000 trade visitors• Strong demand for environmental technology for the Indian market• 131 exhibitors from 17 countries• Highlight: Innovation Exchange Forum
“We are very happy that we were able to establish India’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, refuse and recycling – IFAT INDIA. The response from our exhibitors was very positive,” said Gerhard Gerritzen, Deputy Managing Director of Messe München. “Although India is facing some economic challenges, we feel that our trust in the market has been corroborated and that the fair has positioned itself at this growing industrial location.”
Commenting on his experience, Satya Narayana, Director of SFC Environmental Technologies Pvt. Ltd., said, “We had a great experience in comparison to other Indian exhibitions that we have participated in. In all, IFAT INDIA 2013 was an excellent show with a great environment.”
Fillipo Cappozzo, owner of Ecostar S.R.L. comments, “Visitor turnout was very good and we are very satisfied with the trade fair. We have never participated in a trade fair in India, and IFAT INDIA gave us a good platform and networking opportunity with the industry.”Around 5,000 trade-fair visitors attended the premiere of IFAT INDIA and there were large numbers of visitors from municipalities, state government agencies and government departments.
A total of 131 exhibitors from 17 countries presented the latest solutions and products for the environmental technology sector on 5,000 sq.m. of exhibition space. Around 62 per cent of the exhibitors came from countries other than India. Besides joint exhibition stands from China, Germany, and Switzerland, companies from Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Spain, Thailand and the United States also participated.
The next IFAT INDIA will be held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from October 9 to 11, 2014.

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