Nepal showcases latest in construction technology and equipment at CII CONMAC
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the premier industry association in India iorganized CII ConMac 2018 – Nepal’s largest construction equipment exhibition in Nepal. The event was held from 22nd to 24th November at Sallah ghari Open Ground, Bhaktapur. More than 150 exhibitors attended the 3-day international exhibition, which was hosted on a gross display area of 2,50,000 sq.feet. The event is expected to attract over 10,000 business visitors from across the country. The event was held by the Confederation of Indian Industry, in association with the Embassy of India in Nepal. The event was held in consultation with the Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs (AIDIA), supported by the Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN), with the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) as the sector partner.
With the participation of Government of India, CII ConMac 2018 – An Excon Show, was the largest focused platform for the Construction Equipment Industry to showcase their technology and equipment for the accelerated growth of the infrastructure sector in Nepal. This kind of exhibition has emerged as an imperative platform to bring together leading global and domestic construction equipment players to demonstrate their world-class technological prowess and capabilities. With Nepal facing a large shortage of skilled manpower, this exhibition aimed to assist and empower contractors by providing them with the latest in technology and capacity enhancement within the construction sector. The event also provided an opportunity for participants to network; discuss and debate on the opportunities and challenges in creating world class infrastructures. In addition, contractors will also be able to capitalize on financing options for purchasing equipments and take advantage of the special offers by equipment manufacturers. The event also helped contractors to compare machinery and technology available from different participating manufactures and take an informed decision on their purchase of construction equipment.
In the press conferences organized in Kathmandu on the occasion, Vishnu Agarwal, Member, CII ConMac & Chairman of MAW Earthmovers highlighted exhibition as unparalleled platform to see world class construction equipment’s in one place. The grandness and grandeur of this event will elevate the standard of exhibitions in Nepal to international levels. Through this event a new benchmark for professionalism will be established in Nepal paving the way for more such exhibitions in different sectors.
Likewise, another member of CII ConMac 2018 & Director of FG Incorporated Pvt. Ltd Mr Kedar Lamichhane welcomed the press and spoke of the importance of the event to the Nepal contracting industry. He also highlighted the relationship between Nepal and India as well as the trade volume, broader prospect of the exhibition and the positive effect of events like CII Conmac .
The Vice president of Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN), A.D. Lama thanked the press for their participation and spoke of the importance of this exhibition to the contractors in Nepal. He also stressed on the fact that the event would be a good exposure to new technologies in the global construction sector and would allow contractors to compare machinery costs and technologies all under one roof to make informed decisions for purchasing.
The construction industry in Nepal is seeing unrivalled growth and a blossom of business opportunities, and CII ConMac 2018 Nepal will be the key platform which will provide the strongest foundation to build business in the country and we are glad that the Infrastructure and the construction landscape in the Region is going through significant transformation heralding a new paradigm for development of Nepal, While OEM Manufacturers are emphasizing accelerated development of Infrastructure in the Region, it is imperative to expose the Region to latest machinery / Technology for Construction sector
CII ConMac 2018 Nepal Edition was the most comprehensive platform to showcase the Construction Equipment Industry to the Nepal market. The event was a good opportunity to showcase the opportunities available in Nepal to the OEM manufacturers of Construction Equipment / Component Space to explore options for setting-up Branch Offices, Distributors and expand their Dealer base in Nepal to cater to the increasing demand for Construction Equipment and Spares.