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Bangalore, Sept. 29: In an initiative to attract the CIOs across the country, CeBIT India, organized by Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd (HMFI), has signed with CIO Klub of India as the Association Partner for its premier edition in the country.

CIO Klub is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the development of the CIO community and to building business benefits for enterprises through IT adoption. It is also the largest CIO association in India, boasting 1000+ CIOs from across the country as its members.

CIO Klub

CIO Klub, along with CeBIT India, will host a series of roadshows across six locations- Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune and Coimbatore between September and October as a part of the agreement.

The roadshows will enable pre-registration for members of CIO Klub and create greater awareness about the potential and opportunities for business development at CeBIT India 2014. As apart of this activity, the first roadshow took place on the sidelines of CIOKlub, Bengaluru chapter’s 3rd anniversary celebration.

Select CIO Klub members will be invited to the CeBIT India Executive Club (CEC), which is a premier ‘by invitation only’ Club that brings together industry leaders and top executives from participating companies at CeBIT India 2014. Through the CEC, these select members of the CIO Klub will also have the opportunity to attend the prestigious CeBIT Global Conferences (CGC), which is set to feature a series of engaging conferences, workshops and seminars by global thought leaders like Vishal Sikka CEO, Infosys and Mark McDonald Global MD, Accenture.

Commenting on the partnership, Mehul Lanvers-Shah, Managing Director, Hannover Fairs India Pvt Ltd. said, “It is a pleasure to have CIO Klub on board as Association Partner for the very first CeBIT India. The CIO Klub has been playing a very important role in the development of the IT industry and in the evolution of IT leaders within enterprises in India. We believe that they will make ideal partners for CeBIT India with our shared goal of catalyzing innovation, enhancing knowledge and expertise, encouraging investments and adoption of new technologies and in the overall growth of India’s IT sector.”

“We welcome CeBIT to India and look forward to playing an important role in its India story. India has huge potential to grow its domestic and international markets to emerge as an even stronger force in IT and innovation, globally. By joining hands, CeBIT and CIO Klub bring together its large membership base of the most respected and influential IT leaders in the industry, to the hotbed of IT and ICT business- CeBIT India,” said the CIO Klub Spokesperson

The international CeBIT show is slated to be a first of its kind Business IT and ICT show in India, dedicated to boost new business in the Indian IT & ITes market and create a platform for generation of new national and international business opportunities, drive new ideas, profitability & growth in India with an exposure to the International markets. The first CeBIT India will take place in 2014 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, (BIEC) on Tumkur Road in Bangalore.

With the aim of showcasing New Perspectives in IT Business, India’s first CeBIT will cover the key IT trends of Cloud Computing, Strategic Big Data, Enterprise Mobilily and Social Media.

It has to be remembered that the event has already partnered with MAIT and Karnataka based FiTDAK as association partners.

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