Wednesday, December 11, 2013:
All India Photographic Trade & Industry Association (AIPTIA) comes out with its 19th mega show titled “Consumer Electronic Imaging Fair - 2014”, shortly known as CEIF-2014. This fair will cover a total area of 20,000 square meters, with a view to provide a broader platform, to meet the increasing demand of exhibitors of Consumer imaging products.
AIPTIA (www.aiptia.org) is the knowledge hub around which all the activities of the photographic trade and industry revolve. Members of the association include prominent industry names like Sony, HP, Kodak, Canon, Nikon, Samsung,Konica, Epsun, Fuji and many other industry leaders. The association, in a span of four decades, has conducted 18 mega fairs. It is a non-profit making association and ploughs back whatever surplus it gets from conducting such exhibitions, for the benefit of its members, exhibitors, trade and the industry as a whole.
Needless to say, the CEIF has always been the most talked about exhibition through the length and breadth of the country. In the consumer electronic imaging segment, CEIF has been ranked the best in Asia and the world’s 3rd biggest, in terms of number of visitors, area occupied quality and business transacted.
The erstwhile Photofair has undergone a name change and becomes CEIF through evolution as electronic imaging and photography mutually compiment each other. “Electronic Imaging” is defined as using computers and/or specialized hardware/software to capture, store, and process, and also manipulate, and distribute Images such as photographs, documents, paintings, drawings, and plans, through digitisation.
The fair combining both electronic imaging and photography will open up unlimited trade and service opportunities for all class of visitors. The show is scheduled on January 9-12, 2014, at Bombay Exhibition Centre, NSE Complex, at Goregaon (East), Mumbai.
The trade exhibition will showcase the latest innovations in Electronic Imaging, Storing and printing technology from across the globe. The exhibition is a must-visit for aspiring photographic enthusiasts, amateurs, hobbyists and professionals in the Photographic and Consumer Electronic Industry.
The Fair will gather together comprehensively all service providers involved with this Consumer Electronic Imaging Industry and a foot fall over 100,000 visitors is expected from India and abroad.
In the previous year, exhibitors from a wide spectrum of the industry and its allied areas were very satisfied and showed interest of coming once again for more business.
CEIF-2014 will offer immense opportunity to share the prosperity and future growth of the Consumer Electronic Imaging Industry & Trade. The most renowned industry and trade professionals will visit as well as exhibit their products and services during CEIF-2014.
The event will offer an opportunity to the companies dealing with the following products and services.
Digital Photo Imaging Products - Digital cameras, digital printers, scanners, computer peripherals/monitors, cell phone with built-in camera, storage devices, media imaging software, desktop imaging systems, ink jet papers, ink and cartridges, image processing hardware, imaging peripheral equipment & accessories and multimedia communication etc.
Photographic Products - Photo finishing/processing equipment, tripods, cameras, lenses, filters, minilab systems. professional photo studio equipment, flashlights, picture/photo frames/albums, professional lab equipment, films, colour papers photo chemicals, batteries/bags, binoculars, telescopes, darkroom accessories, passport photo systems and studio lighting and accessories etc.
Services - Internet image services/picture library, machinery equipment leasing, video recording services/multimedia programmer, digital albums, post production services and trade and technical publishers.
Visitors : CEIF 2014 will have a cross section of visitors from all over India who would utilize this opportunity for networking, meeting suppliers and industry stalwarts, photographers, and also for learning and building better business contacts. CEIF 2014 has many attractions in store for the visitors.
Eminent personalities from the respective fields will conduct a workshop on Digital Imaging, on coming trends, career and business opportunities.
Photo gallery with gigantic view of our country's award winning photographs, by press photo journalists, student's views from various colleges captured on canvas. The mind blowing images are of life style, color, fashion, monuments, landscapes, seascapes, animals, insects, birds etc.
Photo Contest: For the benefit of photo artisans, AIPTIA conducts a photo contest with a total prize money of 22 lakhs
Fashion show: As a tradition, this year also AIPTIA has organized Fashion Show during all four days of the exhibition. Most aspiring models from fashion industry will walk on ramp. An ideal opportunity to all photo enthusiast to capture the hot and sizzling moment of fashion Industry.
It would definitely be worth participating and visiting this event for all consumer electronic imaging industry participants.