The 2022 edition of Media Expo Mumbai opened on 12 May at Bombay Exhibition Ground in Goregaon. The trade fair returned to the Indian financial capital after a gap of two years. Organized by Messe Frankfurt India, the trade fair was inaugurated by the renowned creative leader and ad guru, KV Sridhar.
Other dignitaries present during the inauguration were Rohit Chopra, chief operating officer, Times Innovative Media Ltd, Nilesh Taunk, general manager at Airport Assets, Khushi Ambient Media Solutions Balasaheb Ambekar, president of Maharashtra Mundran Parishad (MMP), Rajjat Kharbanda, research director, 6W Research and Winston Pereira, general manager, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd.
Following the inauguration, a whitepaper on ‘Indian Digital Signage Industry 2022 – 2028’ was unveiled by 6W Research. The whitepaper provides analysis and forecasts of future trends. According to the report, India’s digital signage market is in the growing stage of the industry life cycle as there is a robust demand for an organized retail sector attributed to surging urbanization and rising household income. India’s digital signage market is expected to register a CAGR of 15.4% during 2022-28. Growth in the entertainment industry in the past few years is also a factor that would accelerate the digital signage market in India.
There are more than 100 exhibitors on the show floors. Some of the brands showcasing their latest technologies and solutions are Colorjet India, Cosign India, CubeLED, D-Kit Media, Epson India, Gildo Profilati SRH, HP India Sales, Mehta Cad Cam, Metamark UK Limited, Mysign, Newtech Video Systems, Orafol India, Unique Ads Media among others.
The trade fair is backed by the support of top industry associations such as the Federation of Airport Media Owners (FAMO), MMP, Delhi Printers Association (DPA), and The Bombay Master Printers Association (BMPA) and Mumbai Mudrak Sangh (MMS).
Exhibitors expect a strong show
Since the event is taking place in Mumbai after a gap of two years, there is palpable excitement among the exhibitors. Indian Printers and Publishers talked to a few exhibitors who said that they expect a large number of visitors at the expo during the three days. Exhibitors said that the indoor and outdoor advertising and signage industry is expected to see a good growth going forward as the economy returns to normalcy. “The first-day footfall is very good. And if the footfall on the first day is any indication, I expect the expo to be a strong one,” the official said.
Media Expo Mumbai 2022 will run from 12 to 14 May.