Intersolar - INTERSOLAR AND EES INDIA AWARDED TRADE FAIR CERTIFICATION FROM U.S. COMMERCIAL SERVICE

The U.S. Department of Commercial Service recently granted Trade Fair Certification status to Intersolar India, India’s largest exhibition and conference for the solar industry, and its special exhibition ees India, the main platform for storage technologies reshaping India’s energy sector and enhancing grid reliability.

MUMBAI/PFORZHEIM/FREIBURG, May 20, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Commercial Service recently granted Trade Fair Certification status to Intersolar India, India's largest exhibition and conference for the solar industry, and its special exhibition ees India, the main platform for storage technologies reshaping India's energy sector and enhancing grid reliability. The certification recognizes the capability and experience of the local organizer MMI India Pvt. Ltd and its international contacts Solar Promotion International GmbH, Pforzheim and Freiburg Management and Marketing International GmbH (FMMI) in organizing a valuable, world-class event that connects U.S. companies with business opportunities in the Indian solar market. Intersolar India and ees India will be held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) from October 19 to 21, 2016.


Information on booking exhibition space and visitor registration for both events is available online.

The country is on pace to increase its installed capacity by 127 percent — the biggest market increase in the world — according to GTM Research. The Indian government plans to install around 40 gigawatts (GW) of commercial and industrial roof-mounted installations by 2022, which is further driving the market.

"There's an incredible market opportunity in India for U.S. solar companies, as the country is just starting to realize its solar potential," said Dr. Florian Wessendorf, Managing Director of Solar Promotion International GmbH. "We're pleased the U.S. Commercial Service has recognized Intersolar India as a valuable venue for U.S. companies looking to break into the Indian solar market—this certification speaks to our commitment to creating global solar events that foster the business connections and information exchange that drives the industry forward." added Daniel Strowitzki, CEO, Freiburg Management and Marketing International GmbH (FMMI).

Now in its 8th year, Intersolar India continues to grow in popularity. Last year's event attracted approximately 11,000 international visitors and 680 conference delegates. Leading experts from solar research organizations and the industry discussed the latest developments in the Indian solar market in 49 conference and exhibition sessions. Intersolar India was recently recognized with a Gold Award in the 2016 Exhibition Excellence Awards by the leading Indian tradeshow magazine Indian Showcase.

The event's exhibition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, energy storage systems and solar thermal technologies. Since being founded, Intersolar has become the most important industry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and partners of the solar industry.

The Trade Fair Certification Program is a cooperative arrangement between private sector trade show organizers and the U.S. Government. The program seeks to broaden the base of U.S. exporters, particularly new-to-export and new-to-market companies, by introducing them to key trade fairs where they can meet their export objectives.

The U.S. Commercial Service helps U.S. businesses, particularly small and mid-sized companies, export by helping them establish international business relationships. The agency's global network includes domestic locations in more than 100 U.S. cities and American embassies and consulates in nearly 80 countries. For more information on the U.S. Commercial Service, visit www.export.gov.


About Intersolar

With events spanning four continents, Intersolar is the world's leading exhibition series for the solar industry and its partners. It unites people and companies from around the world with the aim of increasing the share of solar power in our energy supply.

Intersolar India is the country's largest exhibition and conference for the solar industry. It takes place annually at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Mumbai.

The event's exhibition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, energy storage systems and solar thermal technologies. Since being founded, Intersolar has become the most important industry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and partners in the global solar industry.

In 2015, 200 international exhibitors and around 11,000 visitors attended Intersolar India. Over 100 distinguished speakers and around 680 attendees discussed current industry topics and shed light on the conditions surrounding technological, market and political developments at the accompanying conference.
With 25 years of experience, Intersolar has the unique ability to bring together members of the solar industry from across the world's most influential markets. Intersolar exhibitions and conferences are held in Munich, San Francisco, Mumbai, São Paulo, and, starting in 2016, in Dubai. These global events are complemented by the Intersolar Summits, which take place in emerging and growing markets worldwide.
For more information on Intersolar India, please visit: www.intersolar.in

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