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SCAT 2014 POST SHOW REPORT
The SCaT Tradeshow was held last month from the 8th to 10th October. As in the last year, this years show also recorded a huge turnout, both in terms of the number of companies and brands which participated as well as in terms of the number of visitors to the show. Numbers of participating companies were up by 6% and the footfalls were up by over 11% compared to the 2013 show…
The compilation of statistics of the show indicate this again as being a popular destination, for both, exhibiting companies as well as visitors, once again establishing its record of being the largest Tradeshow for the industry in all of South Asia.
VISITOR PROFILE BY BUSINESS:
Of the total footfalls, the total numbers comprised of over 99% trade visitors, once again reinforcing its popularity and importance as a major Trade event. This year the organizers decided to concentrate their promotion only to the trade, using the postal address, email & mobile number databases of the SATELLITE & CABLE TV magazine. The databases having been refined and regulated over the years offered an excellent direct market reach, providing information to cable operators, MSOs, and dealers, manufacturers & importers of CATV equipment across the country. This year also witnessed substantial footfalls of trade visitors from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh & Nepal, including a few from Bhutan.
Note: The figures may not be in keeping with the number of visitors indicated in other tables since many Trade visitors hold / perform multiple functions. For eg. An importer may also be a Distributor; or a manufacturer may also be a retailer, etc..
VISITORS PROFILE BY ORIGIN