- Record-breaking footfall
-Over 8,250 visitors from 27 countries
-Five expos under one roof
- More than 160 new launches
- Over 46 first time exhibitors
- “Best Show till date”
Inaugurating the Expos on January 21, Chief Guest Subhash Desai, Minister of Industries, Government of Maharashtra, stated “With over one crore people being associated, cleaning is an Industry. I can see a lot of new cleaning innovations and technologies showcased here which will bring in a transformation in the way we clean our workplace and environment. They will also be instrumental in achieving the Clean India Mission.
“Mumbai is the economic capital of India and we have to make every effort at keeping our city clean and green. Our Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of Swachh Bharat is not only the responsibility of a few but of each and every one of us. Today, at Clean India Technology Week, we are witnessing innovations and new technologies that will help us in making rapid strides towards achieving a cleaner India.”
Addressing the press, Jayaram Nair, Chairman-Virtual Info Systems Pvt. Ltd, organiser of Clean India Technology Week, said, “Showcasing the latest developments in Cleaning, Clean India Technology Week is nothing less than a celebration for the Industry.
“To bring sustainable change, it is essential to make cleaning commercially viable. We have been organising Clean India Shows for over a decade now, and Clean India Technology Week takes it to a new height, connecting all the dots to ensure the viability and due recognition of Cleaning as an Industry.”
Speaking to Clean India Journal, Toni D’Andrea, MD-Afidamp Servizi said, “India is moving fast. Today, I am surprised to see the quick uprise of cleaning & hygiene industry in the last two years. Indian market brings great opportunity for all and a great destination to invest in.”
MARKING THE strength of India’s Cleaning & Hygiene Industry, Asia’s largest cleaning event, Clean India Technology Week 2016 drew 8,250 business visitors from varied sectors and government departments: healthcare, hospitality, pharmaceutical, facility management, food processing, manufacturing industries, corporate houses, industrial townships, Municipal Corporations, railways, car care centres, laundries, traders & distributors….
Amid high enthusiasm and overwhelming response from both exhibitors as well as visitors the five expos concluded on a high note, taking another step towards the fulfilment of Clean India. The enthusiasm could best be described through the eyes of an 82 years old physically challenged visitor N. Boriah, Proprieter of a textile mill who travelled from Bangalore to Mumbai visited each and every stall marking the developments occurred in the last 60 years and appreciating the latest eco-friendly technologies showcased at the Expos. “We have been using machines that clean at some environmental cost such as carbon emission. However, I am amazed to see the new innovations that are 100% eco-friendly. This will help transform the cleaning in true sense,” said Boriah.
The 3-day event filled with sellersbuyers meets, knowledge sharing sessions, entertainment, recognition and networking saw the convergence of Municipal Commissioners, Mayors, CXOs, housekeeping heads, purchase managers, GMs and operational heads across the segments, majorly hospitality, pharmaceutical, healthcare, Railways and food processing.