Originally scheduled from 3 to 6 November 2020, bauma Conexpo India will now be held from 23 to 26 February 2021 in Gurugram, New Delhi. This decision was made due to the escalating pandemic as well as domestic and international travel restrictions imposed by the Indian government, said the show organiser, bC Expo India Pvt.
“We have arrived at the decision to postpone bauma Conexpo India after thorough market assessment and consultation with our key stakeholders,” said Bhupinder Singh, CEO of bC Expo India Pvt. “The postponement is in the best interest of the exhibitors and visitors.”
The decision is supported by Arvind K. Garg, chairman of bauma Conexpo India – task force and also executive vice president and head of construction and mining machinery business at Larsen & Toubro Ltd. “We are in an unprecedented situation that has affected our industry significantly. This decision to reschedule bauma Conexpo India is in accordance with the feedback we received from both our important stakeholders - exhibitors and customers.”
Sandeep Singh, president of ICEMA and managing director of Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company Private Limited added, “The pandemic has had a deep impact globally and in India, both in human and economic costs. The postponement of bauma Conexpo India give the Indian industry time and resources to enable exhibitors to participate in the 2021 edition.”
Mu Moahan, president of Builders Association of India (BAI) further commented, “Rescheduling bauma Conexpo India 2020 will enable exhibitors and visitors from across the country to participate in the trade fair without any complications. The postponement is although more welcome, as BAI national members meet can be planned alongside with bauma Conexpo India 2021 with maximum participation from pan India.”
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