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Showcasing India’s rising market

Big Cine Expo Preview

A

fter

a

gala

opening in 2016, last

year’s

Big

Cine Expo, held at the Chennai

Trade Centre, in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu, cemented the success of

this

international

show

and

convention for multiplexes, singlescreens and malls. Only in its third year, the event has already established itself

as

Asia’s

biggest

cinema

exhibition in terms of the highest footfall of direct buyers — and the third staging of the event is set to be the biggest yet.

Destination Mumbai This year, the event moves to the heart of India’s film industry — Bollywood — and into one of Mumbai’s most progressive, impressive destinations —

in the country. There is an enormous

Mumbai’s Sahara Star, an impressive venue for the third staging of Big Cine Expo — an event with a decidedly Indian flavour

appetite for technical knowledge and equipment, owing to the potential in the cinema theatre market here and in neighbouring Asian countries. Big Cine Expo addresses this need, and

the ultra-modern Sapphire Hall at

provides a platform for theatre owners,

the Sahara Star hotel. This ultra-

dominant position, with a cinema

design

modern convention venue is set to

industry second only to Hollywood in

integrators,

size. South India, having the highest

professionals, industry stakeholders

number of cinema screens and the

and the community for single-screen

highest number of movie releases, is

and multiplex cinema entertainment

the top market for cinema exhibition

in Asia and India.

host a gathering that will see more than 6,000 influential figures from

1501

the international exhibition business in town for the show. The strength of the Asian cinema market is undisputed — India alone has approximately one screen for every 7 people (in contrast to a figure

India produces the highest number of movies in the world (1501 movies in 2016)

consultants, project

manufacturers, management

Cinema Technology magazine is proud to support BigCineExpo as a media partner, with the magazine distributed to delegates at the event.

of one for every 125 people in the US). Today on the sub-continent, the

Big Cine Expo takes place from 28-29 August at the Sahara Star, Mumbai.

entertainment

To book your place, head to www.bigcineexpo.com

sector

occupies

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