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TECHNOLOGY NEWS: TFM&A debuts in India

The Technology for Marketing & Advertising show is to debut in India between 14-16 April 2011 at NSC, Mumbai.

The Indian advertising industry is expected to grow by 12 per cent in 2010 to INR 246.9 billion. Internet advertising in particular continues to generate huge interest is expected to grow 30 per cent over next five years. With the growing number of internet users, online print editions, and recent uptake in social networking and gaming platforms, advertising on online media is expected to grow the fastest amongst all advertising media in India.

"TFM&A expansion into India is perfectly timed. With the maturing of India Inc, marketing and marketing techniques are becoming increasingly sophisticated, with the web and technology tools playing a crucial role in the growth of India's marketing and advertising industries.

Bringing TFM&A to India means we combine the phenomenal growth and demands of corporate India with the global leading event. This combination together with UBM's existing business network in India provides a very powerful and compelling combination.

"We are confident that TFM&A will quickly establish itself into the marketing and advertising landscape and play a catalyst for the Indian market" said by Sanjeev Khaira, managing director, UBM India.

Simon Mills, portfolio director, TFM&A added, "Marking the 10th anniversary of TFM&A, London, and following the successful launch in China, it is especially meaningful to bring the show to India. We are not only impressed by the growing tradeshow industry here in India but research findings also indicate there is a strong need for a high quality integrated marketing & advertising solutions event."

TFM&A China is also due to take place in August 2011, Shanghai.