India, 9th April: Earlier this week, Messe München India announced the acquisition of Smart Cards Expo and several co-located shows from Electronics Today. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.
The co-located shows include IoT India Expo, e-Security Expo, RFid India Expo, Biometrics India Expo, e-Payments Expo and Mobile Payments India. The 2017 edition was held in New Delhi and it featured over 100 exhibitors from 15 countries, and attracted almost 3,400 visitors.
Bhupinder Singh, CEO, Messe München India said, “Electronics Today has developed Smart Card Expo as India’s only trade fairs focusing on smart card technology, RFID, biometrics among other segments, over the past 19 years and the acquisition will enable us to enter a niche market with these well-positioned shows. We are optimistic about the growing market segments represented at the trade fairs.”
The next edition of the co-located shows will be held from 30th October to 1st November 2018, at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
Source: Smart Cards Expo press release