MAM

PALM Mumbai 2014 successful in all categories exceeding market expectations

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/mam-images/2014/06/18/palm_expo.jpg?itok=rdr4nwHz

MUMBAI: The 14th successive PALM expo organised by Diversified Communications India fulfilled the scope and potential of the largest ever show in India. The internationally supported PALM India features the maximum number of manufacturers and leading brands ever – including Yamaha, Sennheiser, Shure, JBL, AKG, Soundcraft, Martin Lights, Robe, KV2, TOA, Prolyte, Bose, Bosch, Osram, Sonodyne, Phillips, Neutrik, among others.

All International Brands’ Senior Management expressed complete satisfaction with the PALM organisation, in providing satisfactory and very high standards in all services, from registration process to a very high percentage of interested visitors of professional background.

“Participation is meaningful for international high quality manufacturers only when we meet personally very knowledgeable professionals from the local market, who are also important buyers, in this respect PALM show gets full marks” these responses assure of the PALM attraction to the entire segment of the professional industry in stage light and sound, music production and AV integration.

The highlight of the PALM Expo as in the past years is the HARMAN Live Arena, which was once again a huge attraction. The creation and construction of the Demo Qube exhibit at the PALM was a winner with the target delegates as this novel idea and its successful delivery at the PALM exhibited a tremendous effort and solution for the pro light and sound industry to provide original demo environment. “The Qube was very productive and leads to business and contributes to the growth and development of the market in India. The PALM deserves Kudos for fulfilling a need for professional demo space.”

The PALM 2014 and its unique features covered a gross space of 18,000 sqm. Stage Sound and Lighting equipment + DJ Gear + Music Production and AV Install was showcased in Hall 1, the Qube Ground, Line Array Compound and Hall 5 Annex featuring the Harman Live Arena. Hall 2A was specially dedicated to registration of 18,000 attendees and visitor services including the PALM Souvenir Store. The Conference was held in the International Lounge. Concurrently the Music Expo was held in Hall 2B + 2C.

Visitor Profile



PALM 2014 marked a dramatic increase in turnout of pre-registered delegates and the highest growth for day one visitor registration at 57% with 6,353 visitors, with “very high quality profile”.

Total attendance increased 28% to 20,966 trade visitors.

The 14th Consecutive PALM show this year brought out not only the highest turnout ever but the largest component of industry buyers and professionals. Predictably the Stage Sound and Lighting + Event Production and DJs comprised 55% of visitors, this includes rental companies, entertainment media and event management.

A trend was visible in the second largest visitor profile registered, from the AV Install and Systems Integration segment, comprising 31% of 18,000 visitors. This segment was from House of Worship, Education, Hospitality, performance Venues – Malls, Theatres, Auditorium, Theme Parks.

Music production and studio segment comprised of 12% including the project studio category.

Industry Awards



The 8th IRAA (Indian Recording Arts Awards) ceremony was hosted at the PALM 2014 in the Features Hall. The renowned Andy Munro received the Global Innovation in Studio Design, applauding him was the largest gathering of sound engineers and studio owners. Daman Sood was awarded the IRAA Life Time Achievement Award.

The 3rd PALM Sound and Light Awards were hosted at the PALM Exhibitors’ reception party. The 4th DJ Championship was held in the Features Hall with its highest participation. The DJ Soundscape with the added Conference and Workshop attracted hundreds of professional DJs.

PALM continues to invest back into the industry platform with the objective to grow the industry and the international reputation of the Indian marketplace. The PALM organisation represents a highly knowledgeable team that delivers a trade show by the industry for the industry, and a neutral and independent convention.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/09/23/Neeraj_Bahl-Sidharth_Ghosh_0.jpg?itok=fvid3Fd_
Neeraj (Bunty) Bahl appointed ITW Blitz CEO

NEW DELHI: Neeraj Bahl has been appointed as the chief executive officer of ITW Blitz, the talent management arm of ITW Playworx Media and Entertainment, a part of ITW Consulting, an integrated marketing agency.

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/09/22/Hansa%20Research%20Ashok%20Das.jpg?itok=33nD2_TX
HANSA Research ties up with MSW ARS

MUMBAI: Hansa Research and MSW ARS have announced their partnership by launching their communication measurement services in India. “With this tie-up, we bring a significant range of services to the Indian market, thereby helping clients optimise their multimedia communication from the idea stage...

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/09/22/Navratri.jpg?itok=j19eU9aA
Brands bullish this festive season but not for Navratri

MUMBAI: Marketing mavens are aware that a majority of brand spending in India takes place between August and December every year because of a range of festivals that dot this period. It begins with Raksha Bandhan and chugs ahead with Ganesh Chaturthi and gathers steam in September with Navratri,...

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/09/21/denstu.jpg?itok=xFl58pR4
Dentsu appoints Rahul Sengupta as CCO

Dentsu India, the full-service communication agency from Dentsu Aegis Network, has brought in Rahul Sengupta as the chief creative officer (CCO).

MAM Media and Advertising Account
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/09/21/Untitled-1.jpg?itok=-9drpSTH
The Womb will nurture ASUS' India strategy

MUMBAI: The Womb, an advertising and innovations company, has won the strategy and creative mandate for ASUS India, the Taiwanese leader in technology. The agency is tasked with the communications mandate for both smartphones and laptops business in India. The Womb has initiated work for its...

MAM Media and Advertising Account
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/09/21/Mallikarjun%20Das.jpg?itok=9kwe0GUf
Publicis' co Starcom wins Lenskart media duties

MUMBAI: Starcom, a Publicis Media company, has won the media duties of the eyewear retailer Lenskart. Lenskart has growing business that reaches out to over 1, 00,000 customers a month via a combination of a strong online business as well as ‘home check-up' service. As per industry estimates, India...

MAM Media and Advertising Account
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/09/20/BBH.jpg?itok=0dIZrEuC
BBH bags creative mandate for Smarton

Smartron has appointed BBH (Bartle Bogle Hegarty) as its creative strategy and advertising agency partner after a multi-agency pitch. The agency’s Delhi office will execute the integrated creative strategy for the brand across media.

MAM Media and Advertising Account
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/09/20/iprospect.jpg?itok=vAcx-0hl
Intelligent Content vital for branding: iProspect CEO about new solution

iProspect, Dentsu Aegis Network’s global digital performance agency, has launched Intelligent Content – an offering that links production and performance – in India.

MAM Media and Advertising AD Agencies
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/09/20/denstu.jpg?itok=B79FV15-
Dentsu Impact elevates Ramaswamy, to make 'Maruti' a vibrant brand

Dentsu Impact recently restructured its creative department and promoted Anupama Ramaswamy as the national creative director. Ramaswamy has been with Dentsu Impact for over a year now, after joining as the executive creative director.

MAM Media and Advertising People

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories