The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) Aerospace & Defence (A&D) Forum was a supporting partner for the India Manufacturing Show, 2014 (IMS 2014) and the conjointly held show EMMA EXPO INDIA 2014. Organized by the IMS Foundation and Laghu Udyog Bharati Karnataka, this event was held from 11th to 13th September 2014 at Bangalore International Exhibition Center (BIEC), Bangalore.
The objectives of this biennial manufacturing trade fair were to promote Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, and to provide a platform for them to network with Large Public Sector Industries, Private Sector Industries, industrialists, business leaders, customers from India and abroad, for an overall development of the Industrial sector in India. IMS 2014 represents the largest exclusive business-to-business exhibition for the manufacturing and engineering industries across the globe. This is a platform for stakeholders to interact and network with international and national audiences including global manufacturers, investors, diplomats, Govt. officials and industry stalwarts and understand investment opportunities in Technology, Quality systems and Applications development.
This three-day exhibition was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Shri Ananth Kumar, Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister for MSME, Shri Madhav Lal, Secretary MSME, Shri Ravindra Nath, CMD-NSIC, Mr. Walter Yeh, EVP, Taipei WTC, and Ambassador Chung Kwang Tien, Rep Taipei Eco & Cultural Centre.
Mr. M. Maheshwar Rao, IAS, Commissioner for Industrial Development and Director of Industries and Commerce, addressing the audience at IMS 2014