Over the last five decades, the EFY Group has become synonymous with information on cutting-edge technology. Today, this renowned media group is spread across eight cities of India and caters to over two million techies spread across the globe.
Its print publications not only reach every nook and corner of India but are also read by techies in South Asian countries, like Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Afghanistan. The Group is also amongst the few Indian publishers to have its publications distributed in Singapore and Malaysia.
The online communities of the group provide tech content to readers from all across the globe. The group’s online portfolio includes some global leaders, like, electronicsforu.com, opensourceforu.com, chipsnwafers.electronicsforu.com, test.electronicsforu.com, smart.electronicsforu.com, electronicsb2b.com and eleb2b.com. Plus, the company manages six social media (Facebook) communities, which are global leaders in their respective domains. These include EFY’s Electronics Design Community, Open Source For You, and EFY’s Electronics Test Community, Electronics of Things, Engineering Jobs For You, facebook.com/tablets.india. Recently, EFY launched digital editions of its publications to make them easily accessible to readers all across the globe.
The digital publications are now available on all popular platforms including iOS (Apple), Android, Kindle and e-zine (Web browser). The group has also tied up with leading online distributors including Amazon, Scoop, PocketMags, Zinio, Magzter, etc. We also have our own online distribution service grab.electronicsforu.com
While EFY Group has been organizing events since 2004 when it launched LinuxAsia (now called Open Source India), its events division got fully established with the launch of Electronics For You Expo in 2011. Now, the group boasts of a strong portfolio of events including India Electronics Week (IEW) and Open Source India. Starting 2015, EFY has started organizing many co-located events under the umbrella of India Electronics Week. For the first time in 2017, IEW has played host to seven co-located shows including EFY Expo, IoTshow.in, LEDAsia.in, E-rocks, T&M India, Raksha India and DIY Expo.
EFY has set itself the target of empowering and helping 10 million techies, across the globe by 2018, and it’s investing heavily on growing the online communities and increasing the number of readers of its digital publications to achieve the goal.