Mr. S. Balasubramanian (Bala), President of the Indian Exhibition Industry Association
(IEIA) has passed away due to COVID19 on May 10, 2021. He became the President of the IEIA in 2019 and successfully led the Association during the most critical COVID19 times.
In his professional capacity, Bala was the Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer of the Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) and Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC). He spent over two decades in the Indian Exhibition Industry and was associated with IMTMA / BIEC since 2007. Prior to joining IMTMA, he was associated with Informa Group, Intech Trade Fairs & Wisitex Foundation.