A day before the inauguration of the 10th Vibrant Gujarat Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show 2024 on Tuesday. The trade show, sprawling over nearly 2 lakh square metres at the Helipad Ground in Gandhinagar, will be open for business visitors on Wednesday and Thursday, and to the general public for the subsequent two days.
The Global Trade Show is hosting 20 countries, including Australia, South Korea, Singapore, UAE, UK, Germany, Norway, Russia, and Japan. An impressive number of 100 countries are participating as visiting countries, while 33 are joining as partners.
The event will host over 1,000 exhibitors from the research sector, showcasing ongoing research and innovations across various fields. The trade show presents cutting-edge products and services across various sectors, including agro and food processing, automobiles and auto components, ceramics, chemicals and petrochemicals, gems and jewellery, pharmaceuticals, ports and marine.
Key industries like textiles and garments, electric vehicles, green hydrogen, aircraft and allied industries, renewable energy, semiconductors and ESDM, fintech, cybersecurity, AI, and machine learning will be the focal points of this trade show.
The venue also features the Gujarat Experience Zone, which will highlight the state’s cultural impact and showcase its heritage. The exhibition provides the first glimpse into the dynamic tapestry of Gujarat’s rich artistic legacy, ancient culture, spiritual heritage, and multifaceted tourism experiences, seamlessly blending modern architecture and art, positioned on the global platform.
An e-mobility pavilion is also set up, providing information on electric vehicles, sustainable mobility, and charging infrastructure.
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit at Gandhinagar’s Mahatma Mandir. The biennial summit, now in its 10th edition, has the theme ‘Gateway to the Future’ and will celebrate “20 Years of Vibrant Gujarat as the Summit of Success”.