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Comp-Ex 2007 witnesses footfall of 1.5 lakh

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Snigdha Karjatkar Mumbai, Jan 17

Every time the most awaited exhibition- Comp-Ex in central India

concludes, it already raises the bar for itself by exceeding expectations. The

Comp-Ex 2007 was held on Jan 12-15, 2007 at the Ladies Lawn in Nagpur.

Vilas Muttemwar, Union Minister of State (independent charge)

for Non-Conventional Energy Power inaugurated the exhibition. In his inaugural

address Muttemwar said that Nagpur is a growing hub and more such initiatives

should be conducted to increase the IT awareness here.

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The exhibitions displayed most of the leading brands in laptops

and multi- functional devices. The show, which was visited by students as well

as corporate, had a gaming zone that evoked enormous response from the

youngsters. Ketan Dharkar, a student who has been a regular visitor to this expo

for past few years said, "I visit this expo every year with my friends.

Last year we had purchased an optical mouse at a very good price. Later when we

wanted to buy more we couldn't get it at the same price anywhere. So this is

the best place to buy."

Chief guest-Vilas Muttemwar,

Union Minister, State (independent charge) for Non-Conventional Energy

lightning the lamp at the inaugural function of Comp-Ex 2007. Also seen

are the executive members of VCMDWA

Amol Dharmadhikar, Vincom Systems said, "Through Comp-Ex we

can make our presence felt in the market. We get many inquiries from the

corporate, which our marketing teams follow up. So far, it has been a successful

platform."

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The four-day event saw a steady flow of visitors from all the

segments. "Around 1.5 lakh people attended the expo from in and around

Nagpur," said Virendra Patrikar, Secretary, Vidharbha Computer Media dealer

Association (VCMDWA).

"We are over-whelmed by the response to our expo and are

encouraged to continue our efforts to make it better with every passing

year," said Vinod Verma, President, VCMDWA.

Prashant Ugemuge, Chairman, Comp-Ex 2007 said, "Even after

the expo started, people were still asking for space to set-up their stalls.

This shows a lot about the popularity of the event and the kind of response

participants get to the expo."

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