Messe Muenchen India joins forces with the India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) for EV Asia Expo 2024, part of The smarter E India

Press Release – September 02, 2023

  • IESA has a network of 160+ member companies, including industry verticals such as energy storage, EV manufacturing, and cleantech startups.
  • EV Asia Expo is part of The smarter E India (TSE), and co-located with Intersolar India (IS), electrical energy storage (ees), and Power2Drive (P2D).
  • The expo will take place on 21-23 February 2024 at the Helipad Exhibition Centre in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The conference will be hosted in Hotel Leela, Gandhinagar, from 20-23 February 2024.

Organisers of EV Asia Expo, Messe Muenchen India (MMI), Solar Promotion International (SPI), and Freiburg Management and Marketing International GmbH (FMMI) are proud to collaborate with the India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) to activate participation at the 2024 edition from across India and multiple international destinations. Both companies will also curate focussed conferences for the energy storage and electric mobility sectors. Founded in 2012, by Customized Energy Solutions (CES), IESA has an extensive network of member companies encompassing industry verticals from energy storage, EV manufacturing, EV charging infrastructure, green hydrogen, microgrids, power electronics, renewable energy, research institutes and universities, and cleantech startups.

This inaugural edition of EV Asia Expo will attract 150+ exhibitors from across the world and potentially 10,000 trade visitors over 8000+ sq mts of exhibition space. The smarter E India 2024 will feature 20,000+ sqm of exhibition space, with 250+ exhibitors and 15,000+ expected visitors.

On the occasion of the announcement of this partnership by signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Bhupinder Singh, CEO of Messe Muenchen India, “The partnership's significance is that it establishes a specialized platform for electric vehicles (EVs) in India. By leveraging IESA's extensive network of over 160 member companies and institutions in renewable energy, this collaboration aims to attract global EV-focused exhibitors and visitors. Within The smarter E India organized by Messe Muenchen India, Solar Promotion International and FMMI, their expertise with Power2Drive being part of The smarter E India. This will bring the German expertise and fills a void in the Indian EV industry's international trade fair scene. Our joint plan includes hosting conferences on energy storage and electric mobility market opportunities, aligning with India's goal of achieving Net Zero by 2070. Together, we are determined to bolster the industry's power and potential.”

Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, President and MD, IESA, CES, said, “The clean energy movement is gaining momentum today, and India will be one of the world’s largest markets for clean energy technologies like battery manufacturing, energy storage, and electric vehicles. As one of the leading trade fairs for the clean energy industry in India, The smarter E India is where most industry stakeholders converge for knowledge sharing and networking. We are happy to join forces with them to represent all our member companies as well as stay ahead of the innovation curve through the conference agenda and product display at the exhibition.”

The smarter E India is organised by Messe Muenchen India, in partnership with the Freiburg Management and Marketing International GmbH (FMMI) and the Solar Promotion International (SPI) GmbH.

For press and media enquiries, contact:

Mr Suman Pillai
Phone +91 22 6787 9815
Messe Muenchen India Pvt. Ltd.
Messe Muenchen India Pvt. Ltd.
Unit No. 762/862, Solitaire Corporate Park Building No. 7, 167 Guru Hargovindji Marg, (Andheri-Ghatkopar Link Road), Andheri (East)
Mumbai – 400 093

About Messe Muenchen India

Founded in 2007 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Messe München GmbH, Messe Muenchen India Pvt. Ltd. is one of the largest trade fair organizers in the country today. The company has an extensive portfolio of B2B trade fairs covering a wide range of consumer and capital goods as well as emerging technologies. The company serves the Indian industry and international market with powerful brands such as air cargo India, analytica Anacon India/India Lab Expo, bauma CONEXPO India, drink technology India, electronica India, IFAT India, Indian Ceramics Asia, Intersolar India/The smarter E India, LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA, MatDispens, Pack Mach Asia Expo, Pharma Pro Pack, productronica India, SmartTech Asia, World Tea & Coffee Expo, and many others.

Messe Muenchen India works closely with industry stakeholders to develop well-researched trade fairs that bring latest innovations to the market and facilitate meaningful business interactions. Headquartered in Mumbai with offices in New Delhi and Bengaluru, Messe Muenchen India connects global competence by bringing professionals together for business, learning and networking.

About Messe München GmbH

Messe München GmbH has been organizing trade fairs since 1964, and is one of the leading exhibition organizers worldwide, with nearly 40 of its own trade shows for capital goods, consumer goods and new technologies. Every year, about 29,000 exhibitors and around 1.4 million visitors participate in more than 115 events at the exhibition center in Munich, at the ICM – Internationales Congress Center München, the Conference Center Nord and the MOC Veranstaltungscenter München as well as abroad. Together with its subsidiary companies, Messe München organizes trade fairs in China, India, Brazil, Africa, Turkey, and Vietnam. With a network of associated companies in Europe, Asia and South America, and with around 69 representative offices across 132 countries, Messe München has a truly global presence.

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