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EFY and ELCINA Join Hands for EFY Expo 2014

PR Newswire | 24 Sep, 2013
NEW DELHI: In a bid to provide the much-needed boost to the growth of Indian electronics industry and an apt platform for doing real business, EFY and ELCINA have come together again. Continuing their long-term partnership, Electronics For You Group and ELCINA Electronics Industries Association of India have joined hands to launch EFY Expo 2014. Ever since its start in 2011, EFY Expo has endeavoured to be an Indian electronics show for the global industry.

EFY Expo 2014, the fourth edition of the show, is striving to be bigger and better. EFY Group has been partnering with ELCINA for EFY Expo from the very beginning. Recent renewal of the initial three-year contract between ELCINA and EFY re-establishes their commitment towards the Indian electronics industry.

Cherishing the relationship that the two organisations share, Rajoo Goel, Secretary General, ELCINA, said, "This contract is an extension of the relationship that EFY and ELCINA have been sharing. ELCINA and EFY have always been working very closely and share a long history of close association between the EFY management and ELCINA members. What the two of us have been trying to do, and are achieving gradually, is develop and build an industry event which will provide an effective and global platform for the domestic electronics companies. While the expo is open to participation and exhibition from all companies across various countries, our main objective is to get good participation from the companies manufacturing in India, so that we can support domestic value addition and also try to promote more joint ventures and investment. That is the whole purpose of this entire exercise. I think we are achieving it and will have to continue in the same direction for better results. In the process of creating an Indian electronics show for the global industry, we are also co-operating and trying to do things that are promoting the manufacturing opportunity in India. We are working to bring two partner countries for EFY Expo 2014, so that we have more international participation and global buyers coming in."

Speaking about EFY's relationship with ELCINA, Ramesh Chopra, Executive Chairman, EFY Group, said, "This contract is a wonderful extension of the relationship that ELCINA and EFY have been sharing for a long time. EFY Expo brings the entire ecosystem for electronics industry under one umbrella. This event is one of our sincere efforts and commitments towards the industry, where we strive to contribute in making India an important manufacturing hub. This year's EFY Expo is being held in partnership with the Department of Telecom, Government of India."

EFY Expo 2014 is scheduled to happen from 20th to 22nd February, 2014 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

About EFY Expo:

The Electronics For You (EFY) Expo is a unique electronics event that focuses not only on 'components' and 'manufacturing equipment,' but on the entire ecosystem for electronics in India. To build a comprehensive platform for the electronics industry, the EFY Expo puts together everything that an electronics event should provide - from innovation (new technology) and product design, to manufacturing and product sales. Visitors expected at this expo would range from innovators and design engineers, to manufacturers and B2B buyers.

About EFY Group:

Over the last four decades, the EFY Group has become synonymous with information on cutting-edge technology. Today, this renowned media group is spread across eight cities of India, and caters to over two million techies spread all over the world.

EFY print publications not only reach every nook and corner of India - its mailing list has over 6,000 zip-codes - but are also read by techies in other South Asian countries, like Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Afghanistan. The Group is also amongst the few Indian publishers to have its publications distributed in Singapore and Malaysia.

The online communities of the Group provide tech content to readers from all across the globe. The Group's online portfolio includes some popular portals like www.electronicsforu.com [http://www.electronicsforu.com ], www.linuxforu.com [http://www.linuxforu.com ], www.efytimes.com [http://www.efytimes.com ], www.electronicsb2b.com [http://www.electronicsb2b.com ] and www.eleb2b.com [http://www.eleb2b.com ]. Besides, the Group manages three social media (Facebook) communities, which are global leaders in their respective domains. These include: www.facebook.com/designelectronics [http://www.facebook.com/designelectronics ], www.facebook.com/OpenSourceForU [http://www.facebook.com/OpenSourceForU ] and www.facebook.com/Tablets.India [http://www.facebook.com/Tablets.India ].

Recently, the Group launched digital editions of its publications to make them easily accessible to the readers. The Group's digital publications are now available in all popular platforms including iOS (Apple), Android, Kindle and e-zine (web browser). The Group has also tied up with leading online distributors including Amazon, Scoop, PocketMags, Zinio and Magzter.

The Events division of the Group was strengthened with the launch of EFY Expo in 2011. Now, the group boasts of a strong portfolio of events including EFY Readers' Choice Awards, ELCINA-EFY Awards, Electronics Rocks, EFY Design Engineers' Conference, and Open Source India.

The Group's passion for technology and its expertise in knowledge-sharing is now being channeled into building a strong hands-on training programme through EFY Tech Centers. The tech centers are working with the industry and academia to create industry-ready engineers.

The Group has set itself the target of empowering and helping 10 million techies, across the globe, by 2015, and it's investing heavily on growing the online communities and increasing the number of readers of its digital publications to achieve the goal.

Primary Media Contact: Diksha P Gupta, diksha.gupta@efyindia.com, 91-9717854520

Secondary Media Contact: Prasid Banerjee, prasid.banerjee@efyindia.com, 91-9818595645

 
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