VDMA India organised the 5th VDMA Mechanical Engineering Summit on 23rd September, 2016 at The Hyatt Regency, Pune. Maier+Vidorno India for Market-Entry & Expansion Consulting attended the summit as a Gold Sponsor.

Mr. Girish Shankar, Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry, Government of India was the “Chief Guest” at the event and delivered a special address where he mentioned about the contribution of the Indian manufacturing sector to the country’s GDP. Ms. Gabriele Boner, Deputy Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Mumbai was invited to be the “Guest of Honour”. In her address she spoke about how India is a favoured investment destination for German companies. Dr. Reinhold Festge, President, VDMA Germany honoured the event with a keynote address where he emphasized on the importance of easing GST, land ownership and Free Trade Agreement to draw more investments from German companies to India.

The VDMA Mechanical Engineering Summit held in September 2016 offered a distinguished Panel of Speakers with very insightful topics on the country’s economic overview, the engineering industry, skilling India and a panel discussion on the half tenure completion of the Government. The event had an interactive participation of meritorious business leaders. This summit is an excellent platform for networking for Indo-German Industries. Please find the full press article of the VDMA Mechanical Engineering Summit 2016 in India, Pune.