With the market maturing rapidly and the increasing demand in the stage sound & light equipment, the signs of a robust growth in the coming years is inveterate. With the new Government now in the centre, hopes to boost the Indian Media & Entertainment industry (M&E) has scaled high. In calendar year 2013, the Indian Media & Entertainment industry registered a growth of 11.8% over 2012 and touched INR 918 billon. Overall, the industry is expected to register a CAGR of 14.2% to touch INR 1785.8 billion by 2018*. In lieu of the response at PALM this year, it is evident that there is a tremendous demand across the country for the sound & light, stage technology, AV Install and music production business.
The 15th edition of PALM Expo from 28 – 30 May 2015 will be held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon (East), Mumbai, INDIA. Co-located is the Music Expo 2015, a very elite and the largest musical instruments and accessories’ expo in India.
PALM Expo is India’s foremost and undisputed and internationally reputed exposition for the pro audio, lighting, live sound, install sound, musical instruments and AV integration industry. Backed by a legacy of 14 successful years, PALM Expo continues to serve the Indian pro audio, sound and lighting market by offering the best from the global players. The Expo is an amalgamation of creative & technical talent, trade and quality business networking, and was envisaged as a platform to deliver enhanced business opportunities within the Indian market.
The 14th successive PALM Expo fulfilled the scope and potential of the largest ever show in India drawing appreciation and recognition from the Global Pro Audio, Live Sound & Lighting, Music Production & Systems Integration industry.
The PALM 2014 and its unique features covered a gross space of 18,000 sqm. Stage Sound and Lighting equipment + DJ Gear + Music Production and AV Install was showcased in Hall 1, the Qube Ground, Line Array Compound and Hall 5 Annex featuring the Harman Live Arena. Hall 2A was specially dedicated to registration of 18,000 attendees and visitor services including the PALM Souvenir Store. The Conference was held in the International Lounge. Concurrently the Music Expo was held in Hall 2B + 2C.
PALM 2014 marked a dramatic increase in turnout of pre-registered delegates and the highest growth for day one visitor registration at 57% with 6,353 visitors, with "very high quality profile".Total attendance increased 28% to 20,966 trade visitors.
Protection of Original Brand and Product Identity
With a view to provide a neutral and independent platform that recognizes the need and opportunity to support new product and designs introduced at Trade Expos, PALM™ Expo India is making an initiative to clearly define that the PALM™ Expo India is a platform that supports copyright in product design and technology.
PALM™ Expo shares a close association with major international brands and global companies which are affected with copyright violation issues. PALM™ Expo strives to seek the support of the Indian market to use original products made available through regular channels at internationally competitive prices.