CeBIT India signs CIO Klub as Association Partner for 2014


CeBIT India 2014
(29th September 2014, Bangalore, India)

CeBIT India signs CIO Klub as Association Partner for 2014

Mehul Lanvers-Shah, MD, Hannover Milano Fairs & Sirish Gariba, President, CIOKlub  who is also a CIO, DIESL sign the MOU between CeBIT India and CIOKlub
– Agreement enables CIO Klub members to attend and participate in CeBIT India 2014
– CeBIT Executive Club (CEC)- CeBIT India’s premier meeting place for top-level managers – will induct key CIO Klub Members

Bangalore, India, September 28, 2014: CeBIT India, organized by Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd (HMFI), the Indian subsidiary of the Global JV Company HMG (Hannover Milano Global), today announced that it has signed CIO Klub of India as the Association Partner for CeBIT India 2014, its premier edition in the country. CIO Klub is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the development of the CIO community and to building business benefits for enterprises through IT adoption. It is also the largest CIO association in India, boasting 1000+ CIOs from across the country as its members.

CIO Klub, along with CeBIT India, will host a series of roadshows across six locations- Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune and Coimbatore between September and October as a pert of the agreement. The roadshows will enable pre registration for members of CIO Klub and create greater awareness about the potential and opportunities for business development at CeBIT India 2014. As apart of this activity, the first roadshow kickoff took place on 27th September, 2014 at ITC Windsor, which also happened to be CIOKlub, Bengaluru chapter’s 3rd anniversary celebration.

Select CIO Klub members will be invited to the CeBIT India Executive Club (CEC) which is a premier ‘by invitation only’ Club that brings together industry leaders and top executives from participating companies at CeBIT India 2014. Through the CEC, these select members of the CIO Klub will also have the opportunity to attend the prestigious CeBIT Global Conferences (CGC), which is set to feature a series of engaging conferences, workshops and seminars by global thought leaders like Vishal Sikka CEO, Infosys and Mark McDonald Global MD, Accenture.

Commenting on the partnership, Mehul Lanvers-Shah, Managing Director, Hannover Fairs India Pvt Ltd. said “It is a pleasure to have CIO Klub on board as Association Partner for the very first CeBIT India. The CIO Klub has been playing a very important role in the development of the IT industry and in the evloution of IT leaders within enterprises in India. We believe that they will make ideal partners for CeBIT India with our shared goal of catalyzing innovation, enhancing knowledge and expertise, encouraging investments and adoption of new technologies and in the overall growth of India’s IT sector”

“We welcome CeBIT to India and look forward to playing an important role in its India story. India has huge potential to grow its domestic and international markets to emerge as an even stronger force in IT and innovation, globally. By joining hands, CeBIT and CIO Klub bring together its large membership base of the most respected and influential IT leaders in the industry, to the hotbed of IT and ICT business- CeBIT India.” CIO Klub Spokesperson

The well recognized international CeBIT show is slated to be a first of its kind Business IT and ICT show in India, dedicated to boost new business in the Indian IT & ITes market and create a platform for generation of new national and international business opportunities, drive new ideas, profitability & growth in India with an exposure to the International markets. The first CeBIT India will take place in 2014 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, (BIEC) on Tumkur Road in Bangalore.

With the aim of showcasing New Perspectives in IT Business, India’s first CeBIT will cover the key IT trends of Cloud Computing, Strategic Big Data, Enterprise Mobilily and Social Media.

About HMFI

Hannover Milano Fairs is the Indian subsidiary of the Global JV Company HMG (Hannover Milano Global). The company is engaged in the organization of international trade fairs covering the following topics with the following brands:

WIN – World of Industry India. WIN is the umbrella brand for 5 internationally established trade fairs covering automation, intra logistics, subcontracting and surface engineering. Shows being operated under the WIN umbrella brand include: MDA – Motion Drive and Automation , IA – Industrial Automation, CeMAT – Centre for Material Handling, Industrial Supply, Surface, FHW – Food Hospitality World

About CIO Klub

CIO Association (CIO KLUB) is a non-profit and largest Association of Chief Information officer in India. The CIO KLUB is governed by a Governing Body and a National Executive Council and each chapter has a managing committee to drive the CIO KLUB objective nationally. CIO Klub boast of 1000+ members across India.

BenQ set to transform Indian Education Sector Unveils Next Generation Interactive Flat Panels & Projector solutions for classroom teaching at World DIDAC 2014 India

New Delhi, INDIA, September 13, 2014 – BenQ, an internationally renowned provider of digital education solutions and No. 1 player in the Indian projector market with a share of 25% (FutureSource Consulting Q2, 2014), today launches a range of Interactive Flat Panels & Projectors at the World DIDAC INDIA 2014, an international event that brings together the education and training industry at a common platform.

World DIDAC INDIA is the only event in the region for Educational Material, Training & Technology based solutions for all levels and sectors of the Indian Education & Training Industry. Held annually, the International Exhibition & Conference addresses the growing demand for these products & solutions in the Indian Subcontinent.

This year BenQ is all set to create a truly versatile learning environment with its unique offerings of Interactive Flat Panels, Wireless Projectors, Classroom interactive solution & high brightness projectors.

Speaking at the event Rajeev Singh, Country Head & GM at BenQ India Pvt. Ltd said, “Today, the way educational content is delivered in school and colleges plays a very critical role in driving the change that the modern day education system needs. We at BenQ are leading the charge with futuristic technologies and products customized for empowering students with technological solutions that enables them with interactive learning capabilities. In line with our vision this year at the World DIDAC 2014 we are announcing a range of products which will redefine the way educational content is delivered in schools”

The market size for digital classrooms is likely to touch almost 100,000 classrooms with a phenomenal growth rate of more than 100 percent in the recent years. This trend is expected to continue for the next several years.  While private schools and colleges are going for a digital classroom concept for each of their classrooms, in government schools u is to make at least one classroom digital.”

Mr. Singh further added, “We have the largest product offering for Indian market, with more than 20 products. There are specific projectors for education where we specialize, which spans across entry level SVGA, XGA, Ultra Short Throw, Short Throw Interactive and Network projectors. Seeing the growth in tier 2 & 3 cities we are working towards increasing the penetration of projectors in these markets by strengthening our partner networks from 150 direct partners to 200, and active resellers from the present 600 to 800 by 2014-end.”

Every year at the World DIDAC BenQ showcases its strengths with new age digital signage and interactive touch displays, high brightness projectors, classroom IQ solutions, and enhancements to World-Leading SmartEco™ Technology. At the 2014 World DIDAC India, BenQ announced the launch of the following products:

Interactive Flat Panel


BenQ is presenting RP 700+ its Interactive Flat Panel for Interactive Learning. Designed for use in educational and business environments, interactive flat panels from BenQ ranges in sizes from 42 “to 70”. RP700+ especially suitable for education, models incorporate a glass baffles that effectively reduces the reflections of the screen surface and removes Visual interference that cause eye fatigue, increasing the attractiveness of the classroom activities for students. Multi-touch technology integrated in these panels provides a responsive and accurate feedback so that you can touch the screen to make panoramic, zoom and displacement of the images and manage the presentation of the educational software with fingers using a tablet.

Priced at Rs 4,00,000 RP 700+ is available across India. To know more about all the products please visit

Wireless Projector

BenQ introduces MW665 packed with BenQ’s new-generation wireless projection technology. The BenQ MW665 is designed to suit needs for small to medium sized rooms. Featuring WXGA resolution with 3200 ANSI Lumens and 13000:1 high contrast ratio, the MW665 also offers multi wireless display with Qpresenter Pro App designed to support wireless projection from computational and smart devices across all platforms from iOS to Android, by simply connecting the projector to a wireless dongle and linking the device to the projector via Wireless Display. This app can project various document formats, including PDF, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and image files.

Priced at Rs. 60,000 MW 665 comes with a dongle & is available across India. To know more about all the products please visit

Short Throw Projector

BenQ MW853UST-1

A total classroom interactive solution, the MW853UST offers superior connectivity with ultra-short-throw design, and optional PointWrite™ interactivity. The 10,000:1 ultra-sharp contrast ratio, 3,200 ANSI lumen brightness and lamp life are enhanced by the SmartEco™ technology for long lasting, reliable and vibrant images. MW853UST is built with latest DLPR technology to support 3D functionality, allowing schools to bring an immersive learning experience to their students with a simple preparation of 3D glasses and 3D content.

Designed for disruption-free learning in small-sized classrooms, MX843UST offer a big screen in short distance with a 0.47 ultra-short-throw ratio. Together with 13000:1 ultra-sharp contrast ratio and 3000 ANSI lumen brightness, this projectors have the most dynamic image quality to offer!

Priced at Rs. 95,000 & Rs.75,000 respectively, MW 853UST, MX843UST are available across India. To know more about all the products please visit

Large venue, High Brightness Projector

BenQ SH963

To bring the full A/V experience to big spaces at a lower total cost of ownership (TCO), BenQ introduced new addition to its high-brightness projector lineup. BenQ’s SH963 projector shines at an astounding 6,000 lumens of dual-lamp power with extra-sharp XGA resolution. The full HD 1080p models feature high contrast ratios of 50,000:1, detail-enhancing HQV processors, big zoom capabilities, horizontal/vertical lens shifting, 2D keystone correction, and throw ratios of up to 2.43 to decrease setup time and enable more efficient presentations. With a number of connectivity options including dual HDMI®, these projectors deliver amazing picture quality to any of today’s conference room or lecture hall environments

Priced at Rs 3,70,000 SH963 is available across India. To know more about all the products please visit