27 February 2020

Post Event Report

Gathering strength


UBM India’s Concrete Show India 2015 has seen a 28 per cent increase in visitors over the last edition


UBM India successfully concluded the Concrete Show India 2015 – May 7-9, 2015 – with over 150 exhibitors from across 10 countries and 5000+ trade visitors, amidst an industry showcase of products, solutions and services at the trade fair at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.


The event had a grand opening with a special address by SM Ramchandani, Joint Managing Director, Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Ltd. (MSRDC) and participation from government officials, leading associations, industry professionals and domain experts. Some of the key Industry speakers at the conference were Surya Prakash, President, Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India),  Vinay Gupta, Chief Executive Officer –M/s Tandon Consultants Pvt Ltd., Dr Himanshu Raje, Director Raje Structural Consultants Pvt Ltd, J P Rao, Director Corporate Marketing Strategy, Shapoorji Pallonji & Co Ltd, Dr Michael Tholen, Managing Director, American Concrete Institute Professional Development, ACI University,  Cyrus Dordi, Consultant, Ambuja Cement Ltd., Dr Gopal Rai, Joint Secretary, Institute of Bridge Engineers(IIBE), CEO-Dhirendra Group of Companies, and Pranav Desai, Head Product Development and Management, Lafarge India Pvt Ltd. The conference saw delegates from renowned companies such as ACC, Bharat Hosiery, BSBK Pvt Ltd., Hess, Hindustan Zinc Ltd., JSW Cement, Leela Tata Realty, Louis Berger, Magicrete Precast, Polygon Chemicals Pvt Ltd., Raheja Engineering, Relcon Infraprojects Ltd., Roop Telsonic Untrasonix Ltd., Spancrete, Tata Steel, Tekla India Pvt Ltd. amongst others.

Eminent speakers at Bridges India on 8th May included Mr. Subhash Joglekar, Vice President, Stup Consultants Ltd, V N Heggade, Sr Vice President (Projects) and Member, Board of Management, Gammon India Ltd, D A Bhide, Vice President (Design), IRB Infrastructure Ltd, P Niranjana, Head Nuclear and Special Bridges, L & T Ltd.

Infrastructure and construction industry representatives from China, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, The Netherlands, USA and the entire value chain visited India to gain insights pertaining to technology trends and market movements. The technology showcase was at its best with innovations from companies like Toyota Forms India Pvt. Ltd., Ashtech, Hess Concrete Machinery India Pvt. Ltd., JSW Cement Limited, RMC Readymix (India), Godrej, Apollo Infratech Private Limited, Hyundai Aluminum Co. Ltd., Tata, Reliance Industries Ltd.  The Innovation Corner, Interactive zone, and Concrete Man were some highlights of the event. The viewer’s choice in innovative product was won by Ashtech.




Surya Prakash, President, Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India), said “Concrete Show India 2015 is an appealing platform for visitors and beneficial for the exhibitors as the whole construction and infrastructure ecosystem was accessible.”


Manoj Kumar, Managing Director, HESS Group, said, “We have been associated for 3 years with Concrete Show India and the feedback we received was positive. We are fairly satisfied with the response and are in high spirits to participate in the next year’s edition.”


Nitant Shah, General Manager- Customer Technical Services, JK Cements, said, “It is a privilege for us to participate in Concrete Show India 2015 and to use this platform to exhibit innovations of cement industry.”


Pravin Lal Thirwani, Chief Manager, Construction Materials Mumbai, Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd, said, “We are happily associated since last 2 years and we continue to understand that the brand visibility has grown based on customer feedback.  Events like these give us a podium wherein people come to know what kind of technologies and products are on offer.”


Concrete Show India will return from 19-21 May, 2016 in a more exciting new and expanded format.

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