CMDA Pune to organize CIO conference

DQC Bureau
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Pune: The Computer & Media Dealers Association (CMDA) Pune is planning to organize a Chief Information Technology Officer (CIO) conference in the 11th IT Exhibition, which will be held from December 4 to 7, 2008. The CIO conference will be a one-day event that will be held along with the IT expo.

"We are planning to invite CIOs from major corporate houses. Industry leaders will deliver lectures on latest technologies and the changes in the IT field. The intention behind holding this conference is to attract corporate houses to this exhibition to show them the latest technologies and to update them about the new happenings in the IT hardware
sector," explained Shital Nahar, President, CMDA.

Along with the CIO conference, CMDA is also planning to hold eight technical seminars to update the students and the end-customers in the region.

Explaining in detail about the expo Yogesh Godbole, Convener of the Exhibition said,
"There will be two hangers in the exhibition. One will be dedicated to System Integrators (SIs) who are the members of the association and second for principle


This time around CMDA is giving an opportunity to small SIs to take part in the IT expo with minimal rent of Rs 12,800 for four days. The association is expecting gross revenue of Rs 55 lakh from the expo this year.

Through the expo CMDA is also looking at providing a platform for vendors, manufacturers and importers to display their entire range of products. The customer will also get an opportunity to touch and feel the latest IT gadgets.

CMDA has also tied up with Sakaal Media Group, as its official media partner.