AEM and Messe München Announce Cooperative Efforts, New India ExhibitionThursday, April 16, 2009
Messe München GmbH (MMG) and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) have reached an agreement on closer cooperation in organizing international construction machinery trade fairs.
Under the title of 'bC India – A bauma CONEXPO show', the organizers are pleased to announce a joint international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, and construction vehicles. The show is scheduled to take place for the first time in February 2011 in Mumbai. The organizers plan to establish a joint venture to run the show.
Eugen Egetenmeir, Deputy Managing Director of MMG, sees considerable potential in this cooperation: “Industry has given a positive response to the idea of an international trade fair for the construction industry in the growth market of India. Through the cooperation between Messe München and AEM, the new event is set to quickly establish itself as an international platform."
Dennis Slater, President of AEM, concurs: “Both Messe München and AEM are leaders in establishing and producing world-class exhibitions. Our cooperation will bring a combined international expertise to the Indian marketplace, for the benefit of bC India participants and the involved industry.”
Further details about the event in India will be announced in summer 2009.
About Messe München GmbH (Munich International Trade Fairs - MMI)
The Munich International Trade Fairs Group (MMI) is one of the world`s leading organizers of trade fairs, with more than 40 events for capital goods, consumer goods and new technologies. More than 30,000 exhibitors from over 100 countries and more than two million visitors from more than 200 countries participate in fairs and exhibitions in Munich each year. In addition, MMI organizes trade fairs in Asia, Russia, the Middle East and South America. With six subsidiaries abroad - in Europe and in Asia - and 65 foreign representatives covering 90 countries, MMI has a network that spans the globe.
About the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)
AEM is the North American-based international trade group representing the off-road equipment manufacturing industry. AEM is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with offices in the capitals of Washington, D.C., Ottawa, Beijing and a European presence in Brussels. It represents more than 800 companies in the agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors. AEM has an ownership stake in and/or manages several world-class exhibitions, including CONEXPO-CON/AGG, one of the world's largest gathering places for the construction and construction materials industries.