Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 4th India Mobile Congress (IMC) which is scheduled to start from December 8, according to industry body COAI. The 4th edition of the three-day telecom industry event will be held online for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) DG Lt Gen SP Kochhar confirmed the programme schedule. According to Kochhar, Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani, Bharti Group founder and Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal besides Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of State for Communications and IT Sanjay Dhotre will be present during the inaugural session.
The title theme of IMC 2020 will be inclusive Innovation – Smart, Secure and Sustainable. Around 210 national and international speakers and over 150 exhibitors are expected to participate in the event.
India Mobile Congress is the largest digital technology event in South Asia. Apart from being India’s best networking event in the technology space, IMC is also the biggest international tech conference organised in South Asia. The three-day mega-event presents a plethora of opportunities for networking, collaborations, industry tie-ups, corporate handshakes and business lead generation.
It is the only platform that brings industry, academia, governments, international experts, enterprises and start-ups together under one roof. IMC attracts the entire digital technology eco-system, which in turn provides great opportunities for businesses to make use of.
IMC is the best marketing strategy any business can employ to tap into the Indian and South Asian telecom and technology market. The event in 2019 recorded 75,000 visitors, 350 exhibitors, 350 speakers, 56 live 5G demos, over 50 thought leadership sessions and participation from over 60 countries.