Canon India Flags off a Pan India Roadshow to Strengthen Customer Engagement

    -Organizes week long special programs for its female employees to celebrate their constant endeavors

    • Launches the program to spread across 60 cities in the country in 2017
    • The roadshow marks the beginning of a ‘Consumer Connect’ Program
    • An initiative to consolidate footprint in tier 2, 3 and 4 cities to offer one stop imaging solutions

    India, 10th March, 2017: Taking the 20 years celebrations ahead, Canon India Pvt. Ltd, India’s leading Digital Imaging Company, today flagged off a 60 city roadshow to strengthen customer connect across the country. This ‘Consumer Connect’ Program is an initiative to create wider awareness about the brand’s consumer portfolio, while consolidating its footprint and strengthening its presence across regions in the country.

    Designed from an interactive engagement perspective, Canon India roadshow will provide a platform for hands on experience of Canon products for existing and potential customers. Through this road show, Canon is also showcasing its latest premium cameras including EOS 5D Mark IV, EOS 760 D, EOS 750D and Canon PIXMA G series printer.

    Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India, said, “As the leading imaging player, we consider it our responsibility to connect the world of imaging to our customers. Having completed 20 glorious years in the country, we have escalated our vision of innovation and customer satisfaction. The roadshow is a consumer connect initiative to bring our product portfolio to the forefront and create mass awareness about the technological innovation that Canon houses within its imaging solutions. Our aim now is to push the boundaries and expand our offerings to Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4 markets to engage with customers to understand their imaging needs and bring them the best of imaging solutions.”

    Sharing his thoughts, Mr. Eddie Udagawa, Vice President, Consumer Imaging and Information Centre, Canon India said, “In India, photography industry is reconfiguring itself by manifesting in the form of growing interest in higher functionality compact and digital SLR cameras. We continue to reach out to Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4 cities in the country to engage with consumers, as we believe in promoting the art of photography and the power it entails. We conduct various workshops and training modules, promote photo tours and other engaging campaigns, which are conducted across the country. By the launch of this roadshow across 60 cities, we have taken a step ahead to cater to create new customers and promote photography culture in the country”

    The 60 city roadshow was flagged off from Gurgaon in Haryana. In the first phase, the roadshow will travel to Meerut, Jodhpur, Jamshedpur, Patna and Varanasi. Updates on the roadshow will also be shared with customers across the country, with a digital campaign called #CanonInYourCity.

    About Canon Group

    Ever since its foundation in 1937, Canon has been adhering to the “Kyosei” philosophy and has been striving to create and deliver world-class products, becoming a top global corporation by diversifying into new business fields throughout the world. Focusing on optical technologies, Canon produces office equipment, imaging devices, industrial systems and other products. Through the close connection between its global head office in Tokyo and regional headquarters in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and regional headquarters in Japan, Canon combines its global and local operations organically. In 1996, Canon launched its Excellent Global Corporation Plan with the goal of serving the society with advanced technologies and becoming a trustworthy and responsible corporate citizen. The year 2016 is the first year of Phase 5 of the Plan. Currently, Canon boasts a strong global presence of 317 subsidiaries all over the world, supported by 189,571 employees. (Data as of December 31, 2015)

    Canon in India

    Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., is a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging in India. The company today has offices and warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Presently Canon has opened 223 retail stores called the Canon Image Square, in 107 cities in the country. Canon’s service reach extends to over 5000 towns with 18 Canon camera service centres and 37 printer Canon Care Centres. Canon India also has 141 authorized service centres for printers and 195 camera collection points.

    In sync with its corporate tagline ‘Delighting You Always’ , reinforced by World class technology, Canon offers an extended product portfolio, including copier MFDs, fax-machines, printers, scanners, All-in-ones, digital cameras, DSLR, Cinematic imaging products, camcorders, cable ID printers and card printers catering to the multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Government & Commercial. Canon India recorded revenue of INR 2348. 6 crores in the year 2016.