IMC (India Mobile Congress) is India’s one of the biggest mobile and technology event organized on a large scale by Department of Telecommunications and COAI (Cellular Operators Association of India). Having the government support by ‘Make in India,’ ‘Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,’ ‘Government of India Ministry of Skills Development & Entrepreneurship,’ and ‘Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.’ Apart from strengthened support of governmental bodies, this event has:
Principal Partner- Samsung
Brought to You by Partner- Huawei
Foundation Partners- Jio, Vodafone, Idea and Airtel
Social Media Partner- Facebook
Hospitality Partner- J W Marriott
This list is endless.
What is the overall theme of IMC for 2018?
After a successful start of IMC (India Mobile Congress) in the past year (2017), the government is all set to come up with the second mobile and technology event in India as IMC 2018 to be held on 25th October 2018 to 27th October 2018. In the last year’s IMC event held on September 2017, approximately 2000, delegates, 100 exhibitors, 100 start-ups participated in the event for more than 32,000 visitors. The entire event was managed by around 152 speakers.
IT professionals are considering this event to be a revolution in the IT and mobile industry. This year, IMC is coming with a theme of “New Digital Horizons Connect, Create, innovate” with a goal of connecting, inspiring and building innovative ideas on a national and then international level. The basic motive behind organizing such an event on a national level is to encourage entrepreneurship, technological skills, manufacturing services, attracting investors, improvising Policy and Regulatory dialogues, technology export, R & D efforts done by TMT sector and influential next-gen solutions. It will also include- exhibiting the exceptionally above average mobile technology products (software), giving sectoral overview, product or service case studies, workshops, and much more.
Words of recognized personalities on IMC:
In regard to this big upcoming event, Manoj Sinha (Communications and Information Technology Minister of India) said- "The India Mobile Congress 2018, hosted by the Department of telecommunications and the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), is an excellent platform for policy makers, industry and regulators to engage in meaningful deliberations to drive the future direction of this important sector. This year, we will also be honored by the presence of our friends from ASEAN and BIMSTEC which will lend a global connect to our exchanges," while the IMC curtain raiser ceremony for the current year (2018).
Rajan S Mathews (Director General of Cellular Operators Association of India) said- "With more than 1.2 billion subscribers, mobile now connects the whole of India. It is fueling innovation, revolutionizing industries and spurring exciting new opportunities, across both developed and developing markets.”
Aruna Sundararajan’s views (Telecom Secretary and Chairman of the Telecom Commission of India) on IMC 2018- "We are at the cusp of a tectonic shift in human history with the advent of futuristic technologies such as 5G and IoT. India is gearing up to embrace this new digital future with our focus on 5G readiness and the facilitation of new technology adoption across sectors. We firmly believe that the India Mobile Congress platform will be instrumental in driving this, by bringing together all stakeholders in the Telecommunications and IT ecosystem and providing the right forum for deliberations on the way forward in connectivity solutions."
Minutiae details of IMC 2018:
Apart from this, here are other big highlights of the event:
More than 2,00,000 (approximately) IT professionals will be attending the IMC 2018 event from different industries including- IoT (Internet of Things), AI (Artificial Intelligence), telecom industry, start-up ecosystem, Big Data, and Smart Cities.
Around 1,300 exhibitors will be attending the event.
Major hot topics of conclave will include- Rising technologies, Make in India projects, Business Innovation, Ministerial & Partner Programs in Delhi, India, Knowledge Sharing Sessions, Skill Harmonization and much more.
To make the event a technology enriched one, there will be- interactive exhibition of smart wearables, virtual reality, smart homes, artificial intelligence, machine vision, m-health, holography, cloud computing drones and robotics.
All in all, IMC 2018 is predicted to be a global fellowship of professionals from AI (Artificial Intelligence), allied industry sectors, encompassing 5G, IoT (Internet of Things), etc. Precious participation of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical, ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and Economic Cooperation) regions in the form of regulators and policy makers will perfectly add value and lit the event.
Veridic’s plans for IMC 2018-
The IMC 2018 event is around the corner and Veridic Technologies is excited to be a part of this big technology event. At IMC, we will be exhibiting and giving a quick demo of our Mobile Trade-In solution which has simplified the mobile trade-in operations of Apple stores located in the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Netherland, UAE, Belgium and Switzerland. Our solution is an ideal web app designed for the convenience of telecom operators, online marketplaces, mobile buyback providers, mobile distributors, mobile wholesalers, phone recyclers, warehouse service providers, mobile e-commerce service providers, etc.
Along with providing an end-to-end mobile trade-in solution, we ensure server administration support as well. So far, we have delivered our customizable solution to giant entities like- Belmont, Brightstar and we are proud to announce Vodafone, Apple, EE, Telenor, Telcel, Samsung, Claro, Media Markt, El Corte Ingles as some recognized users of our trade-in solution.
In order to know more about pro solution, feel free to reach us at Booth no. D1 24 at Aerocity, New Delhi.
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