As India is set to enter a new era in its digital transformation aspirations, the first Digital Acceleration and Transformation Exhibition (DATE), held at Yashobhoomi (IICC Dwarka) , recently inaugurated on November 23-24, opened the doors to global technology leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs to take stock of India’s vision of becoming a global center of innovation.
The latest and already celebrated exhibition in India as the most impactful Digital Acceleration and Transformation Exhibition (DATE) was inaugurated by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in the presence of MP Shri Tejasvi Surya, Shri Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, Maharaja of Mysore and Chairman of the Cyberverse Foundation, a strategic partner of DATE, and more.
Minister Sitharaman spoke on various topics such as financial inclusion, fintech opportunities, data aggregation, cybersecurity, and noted:
“DATE represents the need of the hour, providing Indian youth with a vital platform for information, networking and talent showcasing. The understanding of the organizers and collaboration with various partners brought this exhibition to Delhi, ensuring two memorable days for enthusiasts of this field. This event, which demonstrates India’s leadership in developing young talents, invites passionate individuals to benefit from its numerous networking opportunities.
Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar spoke about the expectations of India’s technology ecosystem and how the country has become the digital economy in a short span of time. the fastest growing.
Speaking about AI and considering it as one of the three greatest recent inventions, Shri Chandrasekhar said, “Even as we envision AI becoming a catalyst and kinetic accelerator of our digital economy and our technology economy Innovation, security and trust in these platforms remain paramount. »
Celebrating the success of DATE, Mr. Saleem said, “DATE is Trescon’s commitment to organizing a global standard event that truly promotes a secure and inclusive digital environment in India.
With over 8,000 registrations from across India, including government officials, founders, CEOs, CIOs and investors, technology leaders and startup founders, and over 100 exhibitors and partners showcasing innovation in various fields such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, cybersecurity, drones, data analysis, digital. marketing, electric mobility, video games, fintech, generative AI, hypercomputing, IoT, metaverse, robotics, web3 and quantum computing, the result of DATE was unprecedented and made headlines nationally.”
With three dynamic conference stages featuring more than 100 speakers in thought-provoking panel discussions, technical discussions, keynote presentations and engaging fireside chats, the success of the inaugural edition of DATE echoes fervent demand of transformative technology.
A remarkable session was the fireside chat on Digital India: Accelerating Economic Growth and Sustainability between Shri Sanjeev Sanyal, Member, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), Government of India, and Ranganath MD, president of Catamaran Ventures. During their engaging conversations, they provided excellent insights on what to expect from India Stack 2.0, different approaches to AI regulation, alternative energy and much more.
A controlled and scripted deviation from the norm, the fireside chat on Confessions of a Startup Founder, between Swati Bhargava, co-founder of CashKaro and EarnKaro, and Reshma Budhia, director and co-founder of Toss The Coin, presented a candid insight into the challenges and triumphs of their entrepreneurial journey, providing valuable lessons, inspiring innovation and resilience in the startup sphere.
On social impact and innovation, Mr. Bharadwaj said, “At DATE, apart from sparking transformative business discussions, social impact, youth empowerment and real investments were prioritized during the launch the Women in Media Council (a consortium bringing together global media professionals to collaborate); Smart 1000 (a partnership initiative between the Trescon Foundation and Yuva).
Unstoppable in transforming 1,000 schools in rural India, Cyber Safe Girl (a security awareness book in its sixth version by Dr. Ananth Prabhu); Future of Tech (a book written by Karthik Jakhar, a 14-year-old child prodigy), and more. Regional pitch competitions for the prestigious Fintech World Cup (finals at the Dubai Fintech Summit 2024) and the Startup World Cup (finals in San Francisco) took place. Several startups have received investment commitments and two have gone public.
Highlighting the impact of DATE, Shri Wadiyar said, “We express our gratitude and sincere appreciation to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, for honoring DATE with their presence and invaluable insights. We thank Trescon for launching such an impactful, inspiring and fun event in India.
The success of the launch edition makes the industry even more eager for the next edition of DATE India, which is scheduled to take place in September 2024.
With robots on stage, attendees got to experience capture boards, a cosplay competition and a live gaming competition featuring Mavi, India’s most prominent international gamer, along with many other on-site activations . DATE gave attendees a breath of fresh air and really stood out from the usual events. -factory technical events.
Anticipation is growing for what awaits us for the next edition of DATE.
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DATE India is supported by:
- Powered by Blockchain BSV
- Main sponsor: Demand media, Karix
- Platinum Sponsor: New relic, Kaleyra, Builder.ai
- Gold Sponsor: KonfHub, BattleXo, B Live EV store, Torsecure Cyber LLP
- Silver Sponsor: Truecaller Company, Haptic, Talkk.ai, North Arc, XLNC Academy
- Bronze Premium Sponsor: Flip the coin
- Bronze Sponsor: GeoPITS, NeoSOFT, Infiflex, TéléCMI, Spine Korea, SimpleCRM, Zoho, Signzy, A connection, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Pointing, Qodequay Technologies
- Mobility partner: EVeium intelligent mobility
- Strategic partner: Cyberverse Foundation
- Supporting partners: STPI and FICCI
- Innovation partner: DIFC Innovation Hub
- Entrepreneurship Partner: TiE Delhi-NCR
- Partner for Women’s Empowerment: WICCI
- MSME development partner: MSME Promotion Council
- Strategic Fintech Partner: MENA Fintech Association
- Energy neutrality partner: Tokere
- Association Partners: Federation of All India IT Association, Data Security Council of India, Federation of Gujarati IT Associations, Goa Technology Association, Gujarat Electronics and Software Industries Association, ACIC Rise Association, Fintech Association of Japan, International Federation of Associations of investors, Hashtagweb3.org, The London Institute of Banking and Finance, India Small Businesses & Franchise Association
- Ecosystem partner: IVCA Association
- Official Media Partner: Press Trust of India
- Official Print Media Partner: Business Standard
- Online News Partner: Business Wire India
- Official digital news partner: TV9 Network
Trescon is a pioneering force in the global events and business services sector, driving the adoption of emerging technologies while promoting sustainability and inclusive leadership.
“Our summits, exhibitions and conferences create real economic impact by connecting and strengthening the key ecosystem of government organizations, regulators, businesses, corporations and more. With the help of more than 250 employees across six countries, many of our clients have quadrupled their leads, shortened their sales cycles by half or less, entered markets three times faster, closed deals in unimaginable time frames, and ultimately developed their activity. “
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