With the aim to increase IEEMA’s footprint across the globe, IEEMA participated at the annual Middle East Electricity (MEE) show held in Dubai from 14th to 16th February 2017. IEEMA had its stall at the India Pavilion where 50 leading Indian Companies participated.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the Minister of Finance of the UAE, officially inaugurated the 42nd edition of Middle East Electricity (MEE) in the presence of other VIP dignitaries. At the MEE, the India Pavilion was inaugurated by Mr Anurag Bhushan, Consul General of India in Dubai. After inaugurating the India Pavilion and interacting with the participants, the Consul General assured fullest support for promotion of Indian Industry & products by way of opportunities in UAE in general and Dubai in particular. Mr Rahul Srivastava, Consul for Commerce & Visa also participated at the Inauguration of India Pavilion.
Middle East Electricity is the largest international trade event for the power industry, covering the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, the renewable and nuclear energy sectors and the lighting industry. With over 1000 exhibitors spread over an area of 30000 sqms, the event witnessed a large international participation from various countries.
The IEEMA delegation was led by Mr Sanjeev Sardana, President, IEEMA alongwith Mr Harish Agarwal, Vice President, IEEMA; Mr Vijay Karia, Chairman ELECRAMA 2018; Mr Anil Saboo, Chairman, International Division; Mr Ajay Mahajan, Head Trade Fairs Mktg IEEMA and Mr Naveen Upreti, Sr Executive Officer, IEEMA. The delegation had productive interaction with the exhibitors and various Country Pavilions.
The IEEMA stall at MEE attracted good number of international and domestic visitors. Most of the international visitors were those looking to enter India and were curious to know how IEEMA could facilitate their entry into the Indian market while Indian visitors were keen to know more about IEEMA and benefits of becoming a member. Visitors also enquired about the announcement of booking dates for ELECRAMA 2018 which is scheduled to be held in March 2018 at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida.