The 3rd edition will have influential speakers converse about changing trends, disruptive technology and opportunities seen in small towns relating to the cinema and entertainment exhibition
New Delhi: Big Cine Expo is all set to roll out the 3rd edition of its international tradeshow and convention for single-screen cinemas, multiplex cinemas, malls and theatrical distribution. This extremely unique and exclusive event promises to be an interactive platform that will add value to the B2B stakeholders of cinema and entertainment. The Big Cine Expo 2018 is scheduled to be held on 28th and 29th August, 2018 at Sahara Star, Mumbai.
Sri SubhashGhai, one of the country’s noted film director, producer and screenwriter, will inaugurate the Expo along with Saurabh Varma, Chief Marketing Officer, INOX Leisure, Mr. P V Sunil, Managing Director, Carnival Cinemas, Mr. Kamal Gianchandani, Chief of Strategy, PVR Ltd. and Raghav, Director, Big Cine Expo.
The sessions have been ideated to suit the requirements of the industry covering a wide range of topics that include – disruptive digital cinema technologies, tapping small towns for growth of multiplexes, cinema and entertainment marketing among other interesting subjects. This year will see an impressive line-up of esteemed speakers like SaurabhVarma, CMO, Inox Leisure, Mohan Umrotkar, CEO, Carnival Cinemas; Vishnu Patel – CEO, Special Projects, UFO Moviez (Nova Cinemaz); Dharmesh Datta, Vice President & Head Marketing, PVR Group; John Schreiner, Sr. Vice President, IMAX Corporation; Devang Sampat, Director, Strategic Initiatives, Cinepolis among others.
Commenting on the upcoming event, Raghav, Director, Big Cine Expo said, “With the third edition of Big Cine Expo, we aim to build a robust platform for the interactions and discussions among leaders and high achievers from the sphere of multiplex, single-screen cinemas, malls and theatrical distribution. With the Indian cinema industry being second to Hollywood in terms of size, there is a vast untapped potential in the B2B cinema markets in India. We are sure that this event will bring about a host of innovative business solutions and ideas through productive conversations in the cinema and entertainment segments.”
Along with stimulating panels and presentations, the event will also witness the accredited IMAX Big Cine Awards 2018. It will include categories like – India’s top multiplex chain of the year, best multiplex theatre of the year, best single-screen theatre of the year, best technology adopter of the year, innovative technology of the year, most trusted brand of the year and special achievement award.
Professionals attending Big Cine Expo 2018 will include theatre owners, design consultants, equipment manufacturers, system integrators, project management professionals, distributors, studios, industry stakeholders and the user community for single-screen and multiplex cinema entertainment in Asia and India.