Our Leadership & Management

Sumit Gandhi, Chairman & CEO

Sumit M. Gandhi (SMG) is the CEO and full time Director of ABECL, India's leading private trade fair company for conducting highly successful Pan-India mega exhibitions on a variety of areas such as Education, Building, Construction & Architecture, Gems and Jewelry, Fashion, etc. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor's degree in commerce from the University of Bombay. He has nearly a decade's experience in the events/ exhibition industry and is currently the Project Director of ACETECH, Hospitality & Secutech Exhibitions. SG has led ABEC to new heights of success. ACETECH under his leadership has become the world's 3rd Largest Building Materials Tradeshow! He has played a key role in the company's growth and is fondly known as the "Sub Machine Gun" in corporate circles.

Manish Gandhi, COO & Executive Director

Manish M. Gandhi is a co-promoter and full time Director of ABECL. He holds a Bachelors degree of Engineering (Electronics). He brings with him rich experience of four years as an Engineer with the globally reputed Halliburton Group. He is currently the Project Director of Education, Real Estate, IT, Travel and Tourism Printing, Machinery, Furniture and Furnishings verticals of exhibitions with ABECL. He is editor of "Oil Asia", Directors of "India Oil & Gas Review Symposium (IORS) and also Sales Director of "A&S" magazine. MG has been instrumental in making ABEC Ltd. a world class Trade Fair and Media company by setting high standards of corporate business practices and making sure that the company is constantly innovating and changing pace to capture growth opportunities in various industry verticals.

Late Shree S.M. Gandhi, Chairman & Managing Director

Late Shri Surendra Mohan Singh Gandhi, Founder Chairman of Asian Business Exhibition and Conferences Ltd. and Oil Asia Publications Pvt. Ltd. was an iconic personality in the Petrochemicals & Energy sector. He was the "Media Guru" who started his career as a small time reporter and went on to own one of the leading newspaper of Dehradun (capital of Uttarakhand, UP). He then started Oil Asia Journal – India's leading petroleum trade magazine in 1981. He was the favorite "Bade Sir" for 400+ strong employee-base of ABEC Ltd. and pivotal to the growth of a 3M INR Business in 2002 to a 6000M INR Company that ABEC Ltd. is today and still surging forward in full force with all his blessings.