Harkness Screens announces participation at Big Cine Expo 2023

Chennai, India – July 14, 2023 – Harkness, the global leader in cinema screen technology, is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming Big Cine Expo, one of the most important trade events in the cinema industry. Taking place on August 8th and 9th in Chennai, this event will provide an opportunity for Harkness to highlight its cutting-edge screens and demonstrate its commitment to the Indian market.

Last year, Harkness proudly sponsored the Big Cine Expo, and this year the company is returning with an impressive team comprising members from its Indian office, the U.K. Innovation Centre, and Dublin Head Office. The team has been diligently preparing for this event and is eager to engage with industry professionals, cinema owners, and stakeholders.

With significant investments in the past year in Bangalore, India, Harkness has been focused on enhancing its operations in the region. Rinosh Raj, Head of Operations in India, stated, “We have made substantial investments in Bangalore, including comprehensive international and local training for all our colleagues and the addition of highly qualified business managers.”

During the event, Harkness will showcase its state-of-the-art factory in Bangalore, which is responsible for manufacturing the screens. By utilizing Harkness’ proprietary raw materials and technology, these screens are produced in India, ensuring cost competitiveness, faster delivery, and superior reliability compared to other options in the market.

Mark Ashcroft, CEO of Harkness, emphasized the significance of this exhibition and its alignment with Harkness’ mission. “By offering new screens alongside the latest movie releases, we guarantee an exceptional movie-watching experience and a tangible monetary reward for cinema owners,” said Ashcroft. Harkness’ commitment to quality and innovation has made it the go-to choice for cinema screens worldwide, and the company aims to provide the same level of excellence to the Indian market.

Andrew Emmott, International Sales VP at Harkness, expressed his admiration for the trailblazers who have contributed to the company’s success in India. “It’s an honor to follow in the footsteps of Andrew Robinson, Sriram Sistla, and Preetam Daniel, who have paved the way for our presence in India, bringing the world’s best quality cinema screens to the country,” said Emmott. “I am determined to support the industry’s incredible trajectory, and our team is here to listen and offer unwavering support.”

We invite all industry professionals to visit Harkness at Booth #112 during the Big Cine Expo. Discover the future of cinema screens and experience the unrivaled quality that Harkness is renowned for.

For more information about Harkness and its products, please visit www.harkness-screens.com and www.harkness.co

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