Grand opening of drink technology India, PackTech India and FoodPex India in Mumbai

Opening ceremony gathered key stakeholders from across India
280 plus exhibitors from 8 countries showcase latest products and technologies
Exhibitor Forum, Buyer Seller Meetings and Roundtable Talk well received

15 December 2016 Mumbai: Biannual trade fairs, drink technology India, PackTech India and FoodPex India with focus on the beverage and liquid food, packaging technology and food processing industry opened today at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. Taking place from December 15-17, the trio trade fairs are showcasing best of innovation and state-of-the-art products and technologies. 

The inaugural ceremony of drink technology India took place on 15 December, 2016 where the opening keynote was carried out by Mr. Werner Dornscheidt, President and CEO - Messe Dusseldorf GmbH; Mr. George Moller, Executive Director - Messe München GmbH, Mr. Richard Clemens, Managing Director - VDMA (German Engineering Federation) Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association and Mr. Mahendra Mehta, President - IPMMI. 

Grand opening of drink technology India, PackTech India and FoodPex India in Mumbai

Grand opening of drink technology India, PackTech India and FoodPex India in Mumbai

Bhupinder Singh, CEO of Messe München India says: “We are delighted to receive such overwhelming response on the opening day. With technology on display, high-knowledge accompanying conferences and networking programs, there is so much to experience at the trade fairs. The energy on show floor is high and we expect the momentum to continue for the next two days as well.”

Technology on display 

A wide range of products, solutions and technologies are on display as about 280 global and domestic exhibitors from countries like Belgium, China, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, UK and India are showcasing innovative solutions. 

Delighted with the response on day one, Mr. Anand Nayak, Assistant Director of Marketing, Endress + Hauser (India) Pvt. Ltd., says: "We are more of a process Instrumentation supplier to a lot of companies in the food & beverage sector. We are launching our products, solutions & services at drink technology India and is helping us understand the market in the better manner.”
Knowledge exchange programs 

The day one saw attendees engaging in the concurrently held Roundtable Conference, where the stakeholders of the food and beverage industry came together to engage in knowledge sharing. Some of the key speakers of the program represent top companies such as Bisleri, Kiwi Foods, Mother Dairy, Tilaknagar Industries and many more.

Another key attraction was the Buyer Seller Forum organized by Messe München India where top handpicked buyers conducted one-on-one meetings with participating companies. A special session on food waste and loss: SAVE FOOD also took place as part of the Exhibitor Forum. 
With more networking programs and knowledge rich conferences lined up for the next two days, Thomas Schlitt, Managing Director of Messe Dusseldorf India Pvt. Ltd., concludes by adding: “It is good to see that the trade fairs began on such a high note and will continue to offer value to the attendees by combining knowledge, technology and networking opportunities.

drink technology India, PackTech India and FoodPex India will take place from December 15-17 at Hall 1 and 2 at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. 

About Messe München India

As part of its international expansion strategy, Messe München founded its wholly owned subsidy with a registered office in Mumbai in September 2007. Messe München India is one of the leading organizer of trade fairs in India with a vast portfolio of B2B events such as analytica Anacon India, BAUMA CONEXPO India, drink technology India, electronica India, IFAT India, Intersolar India, India Lab Expo, Indian Ceramics, LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA and productronica India.
Messe München India works closely with industry stakeholders to deliver well researched and professional trade fairs keeping in mind the priorities of the customers. Headquartered in Mumbai with regional offices in New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai, Messe München India bring professionals from across sectors together for business, learning and networking opportunities. 
With 10 subsidiaries in Europe and in Asia, and over 60 foreign representatives covering more than 100 countries, Messe München has a network that spans the globe. Worldwide, more than 30,000 exhibitors from over 100 countries and more than two million visitors from over 200 countries participate in fairs and exhibitions in Munich each year. In addition, Messe München organizes trade fairs in Europe, Asia, Russia, the Middle East and South America.

About Messe Düsseldorf India 

Messe Düsseldorf India Pvt. Ltd. is a fully owned subsidiary of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH which is a world leader both as a trade fair organizer and as a provider of trade fair related services for exhibitors and visitors. We at Messe Düsseldorf India (MDI) are gradually expanding our events portfolio with the introduction of satellite trade fairs like MEDICAL FAIR INDIA, Wire and Cable India, Tube India International, Metallurgy India, International PackTech India, GLASSPEX INDIA and Energy Storage India. Our strategic partnership with Messe Essen GmbH helped us to successfully launch & deliver INDIA ESSEN WELDING & CUTTING since past many years now. Keeping in mind that India is one of the emerging economies and has immense potential, Messe Düsseldorf India Pvt. Ltd. intends to work closely with both Indian as well as international partners and further be a catalyst for the development of industry in India.