Revs up to Start
With a positive outlook of the Indian construction equipment industry, BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA 2016 is poised for a great start.

BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA, the international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction machinery is being held for the fourth time from December 12 to 15, 2016 at the HUDA grounds in Gurgaon near Delhi. The show will set the perfect backdrop for those dealing with construction and construction equipment sector to gauge the current mood of the market along with finding the right mix of attendees to interact and deal with under a perfect ecosystem at the venue. The expo is expected to showcase approximately 700 exhibitors and will receive around 30,000 plus business visitors, according to the organisers.

Positive trends
According to VDMA - German Engineering Federation, India is currently the only Asian country able to point to a growing construction machinery market. Infrastructure development is commonly held to be the driving force behind this development. With a view to current conditions and all currently foreseeable factors, the British market research company Off-Highway Research arrives at a very favourable forecast for the next five years as well. It envisages the approximately 55,000 construction machines the analysts expect to be sold in India in 2016 climbing steadily to more than 71,000 units by 2020. The top sellers, with a combined market share of over 90 per cent in 2020, are expected to be backhoe loaders, crawler excavators, mobile cranes, mobile compressors, compactors and wheel loaders. All these positive outlooks have resulted in positive responses from exhibitors.

Expressing his delight with the response from exhibitors, Igor Palka, CEO of bC Expo India, which organises BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA said, ?We have registrations from big names like ACE, Ajax Fiori, Ammann Apollo, ASTEC, BAUER, BKT, Case, Caterpillar, Columbia Machines, Haulotte, Herrenknecht, JCB, Kobelco, KYB Conmat, Liebherr, Linnhoff, Liugong, Macons, MAN, Marini, Masa, Potain, Putzmeister, Puzzolana, Sany, Schwing Stetter, Wacker Neuson, Volvo, and Wirtgen, XCMG for the show.? Even on international level, the interest in the show remains unbroken as Palka points out, ?Joint booths from China, Germany, Italy, North and South America as well as Spain are already currently registered. A total of 28 countries will be participating at the event. That clearly shows how important BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA is for international companies.?

New venue
Over the years, BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA has been getting bigger and footfalls and audience too have widened with every successive show. This has had a direct impact on the need for bigger venue. Hence as a part of its expansion plans, bC Expo India is now organising the fourth edition of the show at HUDA Ground, Sector 29 Gurgaon. The venue will provide with a total area cover of 150,000 sq m space. The new venue also offers the visitors and an exhibitor an easy access to the show.

The Gurgaon Exhibition Venue is just 20 minutes away from the Domestic and International Airport. This is expected to provide relief to those visiting Delhi just for the show immediately. The venue is located closely to numerous hotels ranging from high end to budget hotels at very close vicinity. They too are well connected by roads and public transportation.

The last event, held in in Greater Noida/Delhi in December 2014, was attended by 635 companies from 25 countries and 26,018 specialist visitors. BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA is held every two years. Messe Mnnchen construction machinery trade fairs.