Bangalore, 24th August 2017: India Mobile Congress 2017 organized a Roadshow in Bangalore on 24th August 2017 to create mass awareness about the upcoming three-day global technology event, India Mobile Congress which is scheduled to take place from 27th to 29th September 2017, at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

The event will be organised by The Department of Telecommunication (DoT) together with, Cellular Operator Association of India (COAI) & K AND D Communication Limited.

Mr. Gaurav Gupta, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Information Technology, Bio Technology and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka, will be the chief guest of the occasion. The event will be attended by several other dignitaries from the central government, Department of Technology (DoT), and industry partners. Shri N. Sivasailam, Additional Secretary, Telecom, Department of Telecommunications, Government of India and Mr. Rajan S Mathews, Director General, COAI will also grace the occasion and share their vision for holding the biggest ever telecom show in the country.

Bangalore is a home of many tech-start-ups, IT companies, and R&D centres. Known as the silicon city of India, it is also the fastest-growing metropolises in India. Holding a Roadshow for creating awareness about IMC will be an opportunity to connect all key stakeholders operating within the vast universe of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT).

It is noteworthy here that several international companies and foreign governments have already booked their space in the IMC. International IT giant Google and Reliance Jio has already announced its participation as the Principle Title partner for IMC.

Beside this Bharti Airtel, Idea, Vodafone, Nokia, Huawei, Facebook, Accenture, Indus are some of the major exhibiters become a part of IMC 2017. Deloitte has joined IMC as Knowledge Partner. More than 300 exhibitors including countries like – United States, United Kingdom, European Union, Canada, Japan, Israel, South Korea, France, Sweden, Bhutan and Finland have given their confirmation for IMC 2017.

The show will attract approximately 12+ PSUs, 7+ Ministries, 1000+ start-ups, 8 Indian states, 5000 Delegates and 3, 00,000 footfalls for the Conference and Exhibition. The Exhibition, spread across an area of 22,000 square meters will feature more than 300 exhibitors from ICT, TMT & Government sector, Embassies, States etc. who will be showcasing new products & services launches, disruptive technologies, experience zones, country pavilions and much more.

IMC 2017 currently has an excellent line-up of dignitaries and speakers Shri Manoj Sinha (Minister MoC&IT, Govt. of India) , Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad (Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics and IT, Govt. of India), Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu (CM of Andhra Pradesh), Shri Sunil Bharti Mittal (Founder & Chairman, Bharti Enterprises), Shri. Mukesh Ambani (Founder & Chairman, Reliance Industries Limited), Mr. Caesar Sengupta (VP, Product Management,Google), Alex Rogers, EVP and President Qualcomm Technology Licensing, Mr. Steve Alexander (CTO, Ciena), Mr.Mathew Oommen (RJIL), Mr. Ulf Ewaldsson (SVP and Head of Business Area Digital Services, Ericsson), Mr. Kevin Martin (VP, Mobile and Global Access Policy, Facebook), Mr. David An (CTO, ZTE), Mr. Mathew Reed (Practice Leader, Middle East and Africa, Ovum), Mr. Sanjay Malik (VP, and Head of India Market, Nokia), Mr. Sanjay Kaul (MD, India & SAARC Cisco Systems India & South Asia), Mr. Mischa Dohler (Professor Kings College London), Dr. Harvey Ruben (Prof. of Computer Science, Univ. of Pennsylvania) and other global speakers.

With a total of 28 sessions on various topics covering Emerging Technologies, Smart Networks, Internet governance, Cyber Security, Women in Tech/Business, Sustainable Wi-Fi, Electronic Manufacturing, Digital Content, Regulatory & Policy aspects, Smart Cities, IoT through M2M, Value Creation Through Analytics, block chain.